Shri R.K. Gupta, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, WAPCOS Limited, a Government of India Enterprise under the aegis of Union Ministry of Jal Shakti has over 36 years of experience in ensuring and successfully accomplishing consultancy and Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) projects in the fields of Irrigation/Water Resources, Power & Infrastructure sectors in India and Abroad. His Engineering Excellence, Exceptional Workforce and Customer Centric Approach has enabled us to deliver projects consistently to clients in India and abroad.
Mr. Pankaj Kapoor is the Director (Finance) of WAPCOS Limited. He is a qualified Cost Accountant and Company Secretary. He is also a Fellow Member of the Institution of Cost Accountants of India. Mr. Kapoor has more than 24 years of rich experience and has been handling various matters concerning Corporate Finance, Working Capital Management, Cost & Budgetary Control, Institutional Finance, Accounts, Taxation, Audit, Overseas Projects Etc.
Mr. Anupam Mishra is working with WAPCOS Limited, India as Director (Commercial & HRD). Mr. Mishra has done his Bachelors in Civil Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering and Masters in Business Administration from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. Mr. Mishra has over 28 years of rich and varied experience to undertake greenfield & brownfield projects from Concept to Commissioning including Planning, Preparation of Technical and Financial proposals, Surveys and Investigations, Design, Cost Engineering, preparation of DPR(s), Tender Engineering, Contract & Financial Management, Construction Supervision, Monitoring & Evaluation and Project Implementation/ Construction Supervision of projects in the fields of Water Resources, Power and Infrastructure in India and more than 45 countries of Asia, Africa & Oceania.
Joint Secretary (Admn. & GW), Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation.
Mr. Parvathaneni is Additional Secretary (Economic Diplomacy & States) in
Ministry of External Affairs.
Since joining the Indian Foreign Service in 1990, he has learnt Arabic at the
American University of Cairo and passed the examination with distinction.
He has served in the Indian Missions in Cairo and Riyadh and headed the Post as India's Representative to the Palestinian Authority stationed in Gaza city. He was on Secondment to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) as the Chief of the Policy Analysis Unit at UNRWA Headquarters in Gaza.
He thereafter worked in the East Asia and External Publicity Divisions in the Ministry of External Affairs. For a period of five years since 2007, Mr. Harish was the Joint Secretary and Officer on Special Duty to the Hon'ble Vice President of India and Chairman of the council of States of the Indian Parliament, Mr. M. Hamid Ansari. Mr. Harish has been the Consul General of India, Houston, USA since 30th July 2012. Before joining as Additional Secretary (Economic Diplomacy & States), Mr. Harish was the Ambassador of India to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam from 16th April 2016 to June 2019.
Mr Parvathaneni Harish is a gold medalist Mechanical Engineering graduate from Osmania University College of Engineering, Hyderabad and has studied at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He is married to Mrs. Parvathaneni Nandita and has two daughters, Ayushi and Amani.
Dr Kiran Pandya, born on 12.1.1960, is a professor of Economics in the Department of Human Resource Development of Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat. He has rich administrative experience. He is currently serving as the Head of the Department of HRD and provides excellent leadership for preparing HR professionals and building a reputed institution. He was a Dean of Arts Faculty which is the largest faculty in the University in terms of a number of students and number of subjects. He shouldered the responsibility of the Registrar, Internal Quality Assurance Cell as Director and College Development Council as a Dean. Besides, he was the state government nominated member in the executive council of the University. Dr Pandya has an outstanding academic career. He is a recipient of Commonwealth Award to pursue doctoral studies at the University of Sussex, UK. Dr Pandya holds the first class master degree in Economics from M S University of Baroda. He obtained M.Phil degree with ‘A’ grade from the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune which is a premier research institute. His professional life acquired a refined edge at these institutions. Dr Pandya has published 12 books, 40 research papers, and a couple of working papers. He has successfully guided 18 students for doctoral study. His main area of interest is development studies with a focus on human development and research methodology. He has undertaken useful minor and major research projects which includes District Human Development Reports of Surat and Tapi districts. He has also undertaken projects related to need and impact assessment study of CSR activities. He plays major role in capacity building of faculty and research scholars. He serves as a reviewer, member of editorial board for a couple of national and international referred journals. He has more than 30 years of experience in teaching and research.
Dr. S. K. Singh, born on 25.7.1964 at Prayag, is Professor and Dean at Delhi Technological University ( Formerly Delhi College of Engineering), Delhi. He obtained his Ph.D. from BITS, Pilani and M. Tech. from IIT-BHU, Varanasi. He has received numerous awards and honours. He is engaged in teaching, research, administration and consultancy for the last 29 years. He has published more than 185 research papers in the national and international journals, He has also authored 03 books. He has guided more than 65 Master’s thesis and 12 Ph.D Scholars. He has provided consultancy to various Govt. and Private organisations and industries. He is fellow of various prestigious bodies like Institution of Engineers, Institution of Environmental Engineers; Geological Society of India; Indian Chemical Society; New York Academy of Sciences; American Society of Civil Engineers; Indian Institute of Bridge Engineers and Indian Water Resources Society. Dr. Singh has received felicitations and awards by professional bodies. He is presently Dean (Alumni Affairs) at Delhi Technological University. He is also Member of Board of Governors, CSMRS, Ministry of Water Resources, GOI; Member, Board of Management, Vishvesvaraiya Group of Institutions; Member, Board of Management, Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli (M.S.); Chairman, Departmental Promotion Committe IASRI, NIAP, ICAR New Delhi; Member, University Court, University of Delhi. He is also member of various high power committees of National Board of Accreditation (NBA), AICTE, UGC, DST, CAPART, MOEFCC and UPSC.
An alumnus of the Lady Shriram College (BA Eco Hons: 1975-78) and the Delhi School of Economics (Masters in Economics: 1978-80), Ms Preeti Madan joined the Indian Economic Service in 1981 and served for 37 years in increasing positions of responsibility in State/UT Governments and the Central Government. She acquired a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (1977-99) from Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) during the course of her career.
Besides holding various cadre posts of the Indian Economic Service, she served on depuation basis, as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Textiles; Director in the Department of Economic Affairs; Joint Secretary in the Ministeries of Woman and Child Development and Minority Affairs; and as Member Secretary ofthe National Commission for Women (Sept 2015- Dec 2016)at Additional Secretary level. She also served as a Chief Finance Officer in the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), during the period when first five similar institutions were being established across the country.
Ms Madan was involved in formulation and implementation of policy relating to Infrastructure(Department of Economic Affairs)and Industrial Promotion (DIPP).During her tenure as Director in the Department of Economic Affairs, she was also involved in bilateral and multilateral negotiations in the Financial Services sector.
She superannuated from the Government serviceat the post of Principal Economic Adviser, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, where she dealt with issues relating to industrial policy, including fiscal and investment matters. During theis period Ms Madan co-chaired the Task Force on Make in India and Transfer of Technology for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project (MAHSR).
Shri A.N.N. Prasad holds a B.E.(Civil) degree from University of Mysore and has done M.Tech. (Rock Mechanics) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. He is a Member of Indian Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunneling Technology, Member of Indian Society for Construction Materials and Structures, Member of Indian Water Resources Society and Member of Indian Geo-technical Society (Delhi Chapter). He has over 30 years of rich and varied experience in Project Implementation, Construction, Supervision, Tender Engineering, Cost Engineering, Dam Engineering, Survey & Investigations, Preparation of DPR’s of Infrastructure and Hydro Electric Projects in India, Bhutan and Afghanistan. During his tenure with the company he was associated with many prestigious works. Shri Prasad lead the construction team of Salma Dam Project in Afghanistan and successful Commissioned the project under most challenging condition. The dam was inaugurated jointly by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi and Hon’ble President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.
Dr. Aman Sharma holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Master‘s Degree in Environmental Engineering and is a doctorate from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in Environmental Engineering. He has more than 27 years of experience in conducting Environmental Studies for Hydropower, Irrigation, Ports & Harbour, Mines and Construction projects, Design of Sewage Treatment Plants, Sewerage Networks, Effluent Treatment Plants, Solid Waste Management, etc.
Sh. Shambu Azad has more than 25 years of experience in the field of Water Resources, Power and Infrastructure development in different capacities in WAPCOS itself. Out of 25 years of experience, for nearly last 15 years, was also associated with business development activities, which is key to success of any commercial organization.
Apart from business development activities, have technical experience of working in more than 100 projects related to Water Resources, Power and Infrastructure development right from Concept to Commissioning stage of the project involving planning, investigation, preparation of Prefeasibility/feasibility reports, detailed project reports, execution, operation and maintenance and management of water resources, irrigation and drainage projects in India and abroad. To be more specific, he has specialization in Water Resources planning, hydrological analysis, irrigation planning, hydrological modelling, ground water modelling, river basin planning and management, irrigation and drainage system design and drawings, flood forecasting, reservoir planning, dam break studies, hydropower planning and design, reservoir simulation studies and other computer aided simulation and design related to water and power sector.
Sh. R.K. Agrawal is a graduate in Civil Engineering. He possesses Master’s Degree in Water Resources Engineering and also a Masters degree in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing. He has more than 28 years’ experience in planning, design and implementation of Water Resources and Infrastructure Development projects in India and abroad – Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam, Srilanka, Maldives, Mongolia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Rwanda and South Sudan.
Sh. Agrawal has been involved in organizing detailed surveys and field investigations, Preparation of Master Plans, City Development Plans, Feasibility Reports, Detailed Project Reports etc. He has rich experience in Project Planning, Contract Management, Material Management, Construction Supervision and Project Implementation. He is actively involved in business development activities of the organization.
Sh. D V S N Raju holds B.Sc. (Engg.,) degree in Electrical Engineering from Regional Institute of Technology (NIT), Jamshedpur, Ranchi University. He is a member of the Institute of Engineers, Chartered Engineer (India), member of the IEEE, SESI (Solar Energy Society of India) and the CIGRE committee in India. His core strength has been technical competency in Transmission & Distribution, Hydro, Thermal and Solar fields where he has more than 30 years of technical experience and associated in implementation of more than 100 projects starting from Concept to Commissioning including Training and Transfer of Technology to Client’s Engineers. He has been masterful problem solver and creator of the technical foundations on which growing, thriving companies like WAPCOS are built. He has been a key member of executive teams that have successfully navigated a diversity in the fields of Solar, Peat to Power, Underground Cabling, Renovation & Modernization of Hydro Projects and also navigated into countries such as Uzbekistan, D R Congo, Zimbabwe, Burundi, Central African Republic, Togo, Liberia, Sierra Leone & many others.
Shri Praveen Kumar holds the degree in B-Tech (Civil) from I.I.T. Delhi and also has MBA Degree in Project Management. He is a member of Indian Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling Technology (ISRMTT). He has over 28 years experience in WAPCOS (India & abroad) since 1990. The unit under him has been awarded more than 380 projects including in Infrastructure, GIS, River interlinking, coastal area management, Irrigation, Flood modeling & management, Water Supply, Sewerage etc. with many acknowledgements & appreciations from several clients. His motto is: To Work for People is To Work for God.
Dr. Dr. R.P. Dubey, who holds Ph.D. (Civil Engineering), Doctor of Marine Science, MBA (HR) & PG (Dip) in Financial Management, is Senior Executive Director (Ports, Harbours & Inland Waterways), WAPCOS LIMITED having more than 28 years of experience in the fields of Port Planning, Harbour Engineering, Water Resources, Roads, Water Supply and Drainage etc. comprising, pre-investment reports, feasibility reports, detailed engineering, tender documents, design, supervision and execution of civil works and Management of Multi-disciplinary projects. He is Fellow/Member of several Engineering Professional Bodies of India/abroad including ASCE, IMarEST, National Maritime Foundation, IMEI etc. Awarded with leading Professional of the World Award in Coastal Engineering and nominee for the Global Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Innovation – 2013 & 2015. He is recipient of Bharat Jyoti Award and Bharat Ratna Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Award for Excellence and Meritorious Contribution. He is accredited as Chartered Engineer (India) and Professional Engineer (US). He is Honorary Visiting Professor at IIEST, Shibpur (An Institute of National Importance). Also, he is Guide/Examiner of Ph.D scholars at NIT/IIT.