Overseas Infrastructure Alliance (India) Pvt. Ltd announced today that Mr. R.C. Sinha has been appointed as its new Chairman.
Mr. R.C. Sinha is an alumnus of Lucknow and Delhi University and has a PG Diploma in Urban Development from London University. He is a retired IAS officer and has held various positions during his career which include esteemed organizations such as Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation, Ministry of Surface Transport; Secretary to Government of Maharashtra, in Rural Development, Agriculture& Cooperation Department & Planning Departments, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, CIDCO, Urban Development Department and Revenue & Forest Departments of the Government of Maharashtra and MSRDC to name a few.
Post his retirement, Mr. R.C. Sinha had been working as an Infrastructure advisor to the then Chief Minister, Shri. Chandra Babu Naidu of the state of Andhra Pradesh followed by Advisor to the Government of Goa. This was followed by a stint as the Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Maharashtra Airport Development Company Ltd. in rank and status of Additional Chief Secretary to Government of Maharashtra. Until recently he was the Advisor (Development) to the Govt. to Jharkhand in the rank and status of Minister of State. Currently he is the Hon. Advisor to the Minister, Road Transport & Highways & Shipping. He has international travel exposure and written extensively on infrastructure and received many awards and accolades.
Mr. R.C. Sinha is familiar with OIA's goals and growth opportunities, and of his appointment said, "I am excited to be joining OIA at this point in time. The quality of their existing services is unprecedented; they are very focused on building great projects in Africa and all emerging markets including India and have great growth opportunities across many market sectors. I am looking forward to contributing to the company realizing its ambitions in this next phase of growth."
"The OIA management is honored to have Mr. Sinha join us," said CA VedPrakashRustagi, the C.E.O of OIA "Mr. Sinha's valuable experience along with his deep understanding of the infrastructure industry and how innovation is driving change along the entire path of the project will guide OIA towards achieving its mission of delivering truly world class projects."