Mr. Rajeev Mehrotra is the Chairman and Managing Director of RITES Ltd, a mini-ratna Schedule ‘A’ Govt. of India Enterprise under Ministry Of Railways provides comprehensive array of services under a single roof for various infrastructure sectors viz. Railways, Highways, Airports, Seaports Railway workshops etc. It has operational experience in over 55 countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Middle East, etc. Mr. Mehrotra had a consistently excellent academic record in school and University. He did Honours Degree in Accountancy & Business Statistics in 1980 and qualified as a Fellow Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India in 1984. His academic excellence is matched by the record of his professional achievements. He has a post-qualification work experience of more than 32 years, out of which over 9 years are at the Board level in a Central PSU. He has rich professional experience as Finance Expert holding senior positions in Infrastructure, Power and Financial Sectors. As a PSU leader, he has made significant contributions in the areas of project appraisal, international borrowings/lendings, overseas investments, risk management, corporate accounting, foreign trade etc. He has served as Member of various sub-committees of Board of Directors. He has undergone advance training in Finance in USA, France, Geneva, etc. and is a distinguished Visiting Faculty. He became the Director/Finance of RITES in 2007 and took-over as Chairman & Managing Director in October, 2012. In the last 11 years with RITES Ltd, Mr. Mehrotra has been actively involved in several new developmental and diversification areas and has initiated new investment proposals in India and aboard. With his dynamic approach, the Company has maintained its growth despite market challenges. He was conferred with “NIRYAT SHREE GOLD TROPHY” by FIEO in May, 2016 which was presented by the Hon’ble President of India and INDIA TODAY – MDRA BEST PERFORMING COMPANY AND GLOBAL PRESENCE AWARD 2015. He was also conferred with “ICON OF THE YEAR AWARD” by Institute of Cost Accountants of India in March, 2012. RITES, under his helm, was awarded the prestigious Dun & Bradstreet’s India’s Top PSU’s 2012 Award and India Pride Award 2012.
RITES is an ISO 9001:2008 certified multi-disciplinary transport & infrastructure company providing consultancy from concept to commissioning including design, engineering & project management services in the spectrum of railways, urban transport including mass rapid transit systems (MRTS), highways, bridges & tunnels, ports, inland waterways, airports, ropeways, institutional buildings and renewable energy. RITES is the export arm of Indian Railways for railway rolling stock. RITES has operational experience of 44 years in over 55 countries of SAARC, ASEAN, Africa, Latin America and Middle East region including mega projects in India.
RITES diversified service packages include feasibility studies, survey & project reports, design and detailed engineering, multi-modal transport studies, project management and construction supervision, quality assurance, material management; workshop design, setting up & management; system engineering, railway electrification, signaling and telecommunication, environmental impact assessment, training & human resource development, rehabilitation/operation & maintenance of railway systems, export packages and leasing of rolling stock. Recent international and national projects include metro projects, railway electrification and doubling projects, leasing of locomotives, dedicated freight corridors, logistics parks, green energy sectors. setting up Brownfield/Greenfield railway workshops and customized rolling stock exports