New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has given a tenure extension to Shipping Corporation of India’s (SCI) Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) Deepak Chaturvedi for a period of three years. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), the services of Chaturvedi, as CVO of SCI, has been extended beyond April 10, up to November 30, 2021, i.e. the date of his superannuation, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Chaturvedi is an Indian Telecommunications Service (ITS) officer of 1988 batch. He is serving as CVO of SCI since March 2017
Education & Background
Chaturvedi completed his graduation in BE (E&C) from the University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) and MTech from IIT (Delhi). He also has a Management diploma from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
Chaturvedi is a civil servant and a Telecom expert of 1982-batch of Indian Telecom Services (ITS), trained in Telecom Transmission with experience of 33 years in the telecom sector and has grown up with the growth of telecom sector in India in both scale and technologies from primitive and plain vanilla services in the monopolistic environment to State of art networks in the free and open competitive multi-operator market of various segments of Telecom Services. He also participated as a member of Study Group (SG) of ITU, Geneva.
He was part of the team in the maiden launch of various telecom services in India like mobile services, optical fibre transmission, few defence networks, rural India network, management of international bandwidth and deployment through Internet backbone for the entire country.
Shipping Corporation of India Limited
The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is a Navratna PSU with its headquarters in Mumbai. The company operates and manages vessels that service both national and international lines. The company was established on October 2, 1961, by the amalgamation of Eastern Shipping Corporation and Western Shipping Corporation. Two more shipping companies, Jayanti Shipping Company and Mogul Lines Limited, were merged with SCI in 1973 and 1986 respectively. SCI started out with 19 vessels.