Chairman & Managing Director and Director (Projects)
Sh. Sanjeev Kumar, ITS officer of 1988 batch, joined TCIL on 27.01.2021. Before joining TCIL, he was working as Director (Technical) in Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL), New Delhi.
A result oriented person having 30 years of diverse and extensive work experience in Planning, large size Project Management, Installation, Operations & maintenance of Telecom Network in Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab, UP, Delhi and some of the most difficult terrain and terrorist affected area of the country like Srinagar Valley, Laddakh region, Siachin Valley of J&K, HP, N.E. region, etc, Experience in restoration of telecom network during natural calamities, Business Development, Marketing, Sales and conducting due-diligence, Analyze Telecom market, preparation of Business, Marketing & Technical plan and Financial Modelling, financial appraisal, cost-benefit analysis of large size telecom projects. Handled many multi million dollars investment proposal on behalf of MTNL for acquiring new Telecom licenses and acquisition of Telecom companies in foreign countries in Gulf, African region and Nepal.
Experience in organization Re-structuring, Human Resource Management and development, cross culture management and working at leadership position, administration and Management in tough and challenging work environment.
Implemented Telecom N/W Project for CWG-2010, City Surveillance & Wi-Fi Project in Mumbai city, prepared revival plan for MTNL in year 2013 and recently in 2019, based on which cabinet approved revival package for BSNL & MTNL. His rich experience in MTNL shall bring value to TCIL.
Sh. Sanjeev Kumar is Post-graduate in Electronics & Control from BITS Pilani and Full Time MBA from FMS Delhi University.
Shri Narendra Jain is a Cost & Management Accountant and Company Secretary. He secured 16th Rank in ICWA Final Examination in India and was awarded Certificate of Merit by the Institute. He possesses around 30 years of experience in various reputed CPSEs in Steel, Power & Telecom sectors. He has worked in vast areas of Finance & Accounts such as Financial Management, Budgeting, Costing, Corporate & Project Accounts, Taxation, ERP Implementation, Financial Concurrence, Fund Management, Internal Audit, Secretarial and Legal etc. He has been instrumental in bringing improvements in systems & procedures in these areas in the respective organizations. He has represented on the Board of Joint ventures / Subsidiary Companies of TCIL. He has also worked as Arbitrator in a few legal cases. Before taking over the charge of Director (Finance) on 27.03.2018, he was holding the post of Group General Manager (F&A) in TCIL.
Director (Government Nominee)
Shri Premjit Lal started his career as a technocrat in the telecom/information & Communication Technology (ICT)CT sector in Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in early nineties. He worked for more than 22 years in DoT, TEC and leading government telecom service provider - BSNL in the field of planning, design, installation, standardization, operation & maintenance of telecom and data networks. Subsequently, he has worked in public policy and governance in the diverse fields of e-Governance, Information & Communications Technology (ICT), Housing and Urban Development for more than seven years in Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA) and ministry of Electronics &IT (MeitY).
He was associated with flagship programme of Government of India (GoI)- 'Digital India' which envisages creation of empowered society and knowledge-based economy. He has been associated with policy formulation for ambitious plan of providing 'Housing for All' by 2022 in India and formulation of bill on Real Estate Regulation (RERA) which has bough transparency and accountability in this sector.
Presently, he is part of IEEE-SA Standards Board (SASB) as GEPS member (Government Engagement Program on Standards). He is presently Vice-Chairman of WG-3 (related to Standardization, Regulation and Policy issues) of APT-WTSA20 of Asia Pacific Tele-community (APT) for devising Resolution for WTSA-2020 for Asia-pacific region. Now, he also represent India in the steering Committee of Open Community for Ethics in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (OCEANIS) – an autonomous organization for ethical standards in Artificial Intelligence (AI). He has headed secretariat of Asia Pacific Ministerial conference on Housing & Urban Development (APMCHUD) - part of UN-Habitat in 2014-15. He has also been associated with devising of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of India as a member of the committee. He has also been part of sub-group in BRICS committee.
He holds the Masters in International Development Policy (MIDP) from acclaimed Stanford School of Public Policy of Duke University, USA. He honed his professional skills as Electronics & Telecom engineer from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal and marketing skills in MBA program from Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon.
Director (Government Nominee)
Shri Anand Singh is an Indian Administrative Service officer of 2000 batch from Kerala cadre. He is a Graduate in Electronics and Telecom Engineering from MNIIT, Allahabad. He completed his M.A in Development Studies from University of Sussex, U.K.
Mr. Anand Singh has 22 years of diverse experience in the fields of public works, taxation (commercial taxes), Planning and Programme Implementation, Urban Development and Information Technology. He has worked as State level head of all IT initiatives of State Government of Kerala as Director Kerala State Information Technology Mission (KSITM) for over two years. He has also served as a District Magistrate/District Collector in Kannur and Kasargod Districts of Kerala. Mr. Anand Singh has also been a Secretary, Public Works (PwD), Kerala and Project Director for externally aided projects for Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project (KSUDP) – ADB assisted and Kerala State State Transport Project (KSTP) – a World Bank assisted project for over three years. Mr. Anand Singh also has wide exposure in the Central Government having served as Private Secretary to Union Minister of State for External Affairs, Govt. of India and the post of Director of Estates and is now posted as Joint Secretary (Telecom) since February, 2022.
Shri Rohit Vaswani is a practicing Chartered Accountant, Cost & Management Accountant, Commerce Graduate and also a Law Graduate. He has also accomplished post qualification Diploma in Information System Audit (DISA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants. He was awarded Certificate of Merit by the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India. He possesses around 25 years of experience of handling matters related to Direct Taxes, Corporate Taxation, Indirect Taxes including Excise, Service Tax, VAT & GST. He is partner in M/s Raj K. Sri & Co., Chartered Accountants since 1998. He has worked in vast areas of rendering professional services related to Direct and Indirect Taxes, GST implementation, consultancy, legal opinions, GST due diligence, GST system development, handling search & seizure, investigations, show cause notices, appeals, advance rulings and other related services. He has been rendering lectures in various study circles, ICAI faculty for various courses, bar associations, corporates, PSU’s, trade associations and academic institution on Indirect Taxes and GST since about two decades. He is also a qualified ‘Mediator’ under Delhi Dispute Resolution Society (DDRS), Government of NCT of Delhi since more than a decade and working as Mediator with Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT). He has been member of various committees including Special Invitee Member of Indirect Tax Committee of ICAI, Study Group for formulation of “Guidance Note on Accounting for Hydro Power Industry”, Special Purpose Group (SPG-AR), Group for the purpose of bringing out publication(s) for guidance to the members for the development of accounting process outsourcing profession in India. He is member of the Sales Tax Bar Association (Regd), Delhi since about 20 years. Presently, he is Member Advisory Board and past president of BVSS (Bhartiya Vitta Slahkar Samiti), a group of finance professionals working for the betterment of profession and nation.
Shri Sanjay Gaur is a Commerce Graduate from Deen Dayal Upadhyay University, Gorakhpur and Diploma in Sales and Marketing Management from National Institute of Sales, Prayagraj. He is self employed. Mr. Gaur is having rich experience in Insurance and Financial sector.
Ms. Sharda Singh Kharwar is a Graduate (BA LLB) from Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi. She is a public servant who serves for the upliftment of the tribal communities by providing them basic education, to help the underprivileged tribal women and motivate them for women empowerment.
Further, she has worked as Member of Districts Executive Committee of IT, Regional Minister of Kashi Region, Regional General Secretary (ST Morcha) and now she has been appointed as Regional President (ST Morcha) of Kashi.