New Delhi: V Rama Manohara Rao, IRAS, has taken charge as the Director/Finance of RailTel Corporation of India Ltd, a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Railways. A civil services officer of the 1998 batch of Indian Railway Accounts Service. He carries a rich experience in Infrastructure financing, policy formulation, budgeting, and administrative fields across sectors of Rail Transport and Urban development.
Rao has done a Post Graduate Public Policy and Management Programme from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and Maxwell School of Citizenship, Syracuse USA., and holds M.Sc. in Physics from Sri Venkateswara University, AP.
He held leadership positions in the Ministry of Railways., Government of India and in the Government of Andhra Pradesh on deputation. He has experience serving as Senior Divisional Finance Manager in three Railway Divisions and as Director of Finance in the Railway Board, Ministry of Railways dealing with the Union rail budget.
On deputation to the Government of Andhra Pradesh, he served as Special Commissioner and Group Director of Finance in the AP Capital Region Development Authority and as the Secretary of Municipal Administration and Urban Development in the Government of AP. He has also served as Government nominated Director in both central and state government Public Sector Enterprises.
Rao has attended various leadership and training programs in the United States (Maxwell School of Public Policy, Syracuse), Japan (JICA), and London (ESCP).
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