26 March, 2009
Tata Motors has announced the appointment of Mr. V. K. Jairath as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, effective March 31, 2009. Given below is a brief profile of Mr. Jairath.
PROFILE OF MR. V.K .JAIRATH
Mr. V. K. Jairath holds Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration and Bachelor of Laws Degree, both, from the Punjab University, Masters in Economics from the University of Manchester, U K and joined Indian Administrative Service in 1982.
Mr. Jairath served as the Principal Secretary (Industries), Government of Maharashtra before he took voluntary retirement from Government Services on March 31, 2008. He is presently providing Consultancy and Advisory Services on Legal, Financial and Regulatory issues related to Infrastructure Development and Industrial Investment to a US based fund and some European Manufacturing Companies.
Mr. Jairath has over 25 years of experience in public administration, rural development, poverty alleviation, infrastructure, finance, industry, urban development, environmental Management and a touch of the private sector occupying various important positions in the Government of India and the State Government of Maharashtra.
He has held various positions as the Managing Director of SICOM, Secretary to the Governor of Maharashtra, Municipal Commissioner of Kolhapur, Collector of Wardha, besides being an Independent Director on the Boards of Public Sector Companies and Banks. He is currently on the Boards of Maharashtra Airport Development Company and Avantha Power and Infrastructure Limited.