New Delhi: The Board of Directors of CONCOR in its board meeting held on May 21, have appointed Rajesh Argal as Part-time Government Director on the Board of CONCOR Limited. He is currently serving as Additional Member (Planning) of the Railway Board under the Ministry of Railways. According to a Presidential Order issued by the Ministry of Railways, Argal has been appointed as part-time Government Director on the Board of CONCOR with immediate effect till he holds the post of Additional Member (Planning) of Railway Board or further orders, whichever is earlier.
Profile of Rajesh Argal
Argal is graduated from the MACT (Molana Azad College of Technology), Bhopal in 1983 with a Civil Engineering Degree. He has over 35 years of rich and varied experience in Railways. His immediate past assignments include Chief Administrative Officer (Construction), West Central Railway, Jabalpur. Chief Safety Officer, West Central Railway, Jabalpur. Divisional Railway Manager at Malda. His earlier assignments include a stint at Chief Engineer (Construction), Eastern Railway, Kolkata and General Manager, IRCON on Deputation for about one and half years in SEREMBAN – GEMAS double-tracking project of IRCON international in Malaysia.
Argal has also worked for four and half years as Chief Engineer (Construction), Southern Railway Chennai. He has undergone training in reputed training institutes abroad in various management development programmes at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA; SDA – Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy.
His present assignment as Additional Member (Planning), Railway Board entails planning and budgeting of Railway Infrastructure projects including prioritization of investment and execution of the same. He is also the coordinator for National Infrastructure Pipeline Projects in the Railway Board.
Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian Railways. Incorporated in March 1988 under the Companies Act, CONCOR commenced operations in November 1989 taking over an existing network of seven inland container depots (ICDs) from Indian Railways.
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