Board of Directors

Dr. Ajay Shanker Singh

Dr. Ajay Shanker Singh, Government Nominee Director

Dr. Ajay Shanker Singh is appointed as Government Nominee Director on the Board of the Company w.e.f. January 5, 2024.

Dr. Ajay Shanker Singh   is an officer of 1994 batch of Indian Civil Accounts Service. He is an electronics and Communication Engineer, MBA, MA in economics and PhD in corporatization of govt. department to Security printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd.(a mini-ratna PSU). He is currently working as Chief Controller of Accounts in Ministry of Information and Broadcasting with additional charge of Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Before this posting, he worked as Director-Finance at Board level in Punatsangchhu-I Hydroelectric Project Authority, and Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority, Bhutan. Both mega hydro projects are executed by respective Bi-lateral Authority and fully funded by Govt. of India. Earlier, he has worked in different capacities in the Ministry of Rural Development, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Skill Development, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways etc. He has handled Public Financial Management which includes budgeting, payment, accounting and internal audit. Extensively dealt with DBT of schemes like MGNREGA, PMAY, PMGSY, DDUGKY, NSAP, SBM, IWMP, Skill India, EPS, Labour welfare schemes etc.

 Earlier as Director, Multi-lateral Institution, Department of Economic Affairs, he handled loan portfolio of ADB and World Bank and country affairs in AfDB. He has also worked in Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd. (Currency Printer and Mint of India) and headed finance, accounts, internal audit, PPP projects and CSR as General Manager. He has also worked in NHAI where he handled financial management of Golden Quadrilateral and North South corridors.

 He has co-authored a book on Blockchain Technology and written several articles on the blockchain, public financial management, Governance and counterfeit currency.