Mukesh Kumar Singh gets tenure extension as IRCON CMD

IRCON’s Director (Finance) Mukesh Kumar Singh, who is also holding the additional charge as CMD of the company, has been given tenure extension as IRCON CMD, until further orders
Mukesh Kumar Singh gets tenure extension as IRCON CMD

New Delhi: Mukesh Kumar Singh, who is currently holding the additional charge as CMD of IRCON, has been given a tenure extension. In an order issued on August 2, has said that IRCON Director (Finance) Mukesh Kumar Singh will continue to hold the additional charge of the post of IRCON CMD, in addition to his own duty, beyond July 31 and until further order. This information has been shared by the Railway PSU in a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges on Tuesday.

Singh has been holding the additional charge of IRCON CMD since May 1, after Sunil Kumar Chaudhary's superannuation on April 30. Initially, he was given this additional responsibility for a period of three months that ended on July 31.

Singh holds a BA (Hons) degree and an MA degree in Mathematics. He has also done M Phil (Mathematics) and Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from IGNOU. He is an Indian Railway Accounts Services (IRAS) officer of the 1990 batch. Prior to joining Indian Railways, he worked as a lecturer of Mathematics at the University of Delhi. He had worked in various capacities for 25 years in Indian Railways.

Singh had joined the board of IRCON as Director (Finance) on May 1, 2016. Prior to joining IRCON as Director (Finance), he was working as General Manager (Finance) in Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (on deputation) for about four years. He has rich experience in various branches of Railway Accounts and Finance, including exposure to working in multi-departmental set up of Indian Railways.

Singh has worked in the area of financial matters of construction issues of rail infrastructure pertaining to SPVs, financials of Railway projects and appraisal of PPP projects in Indian Railways, compilation, and preparation of accounts of Indian Railways, dealing with statutory audit (C&AG), etc.

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