Shri Dhirendra Singh Rana IRSE (1986) presently Director (Infrastructure), Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL),takes charge as Chairman and Managing Director, Engineering Projects (India) Ltd (EPIL). Shri Rana is a Civil Engineer with Post Graduate qualification in Project Management and belongs to 1986 batch of Indian Railway Service of Engineers and has held many positions in the Construction, Procurement & Vigilance wings of Central Railway. Prior to this assignment, he was working as Chief Project Manager in DFCCIL at Jaipur. Shri Rana is with DFCCIL right from the inception stage and was one of the first officers to quit the coveted Railway service and join the Company on permanent basis. Incidentally, he is also the first internal officer of DFCCIL to have risen to the Board.
While working as CPM/Mumbai in DFCCIL, Shri Rana undertook many policy initiatives in the spheres of RRP & Compensation Matrix for affected PAPs to ensure land acquisition in highly urbanized areas of Mumbai. He is also credited with obtaining a multitude of statutory Environmental Clearances for the project in Maharashtra, which led to timely Financial Closure of Phase-II leg of Western DFC, in partnership with JICA. A Treatise written by Shri Rana on Environmental & Social issues has been widely circulated to various Infrastructure Ministries & PSUs to serve as a hand book for the Project Managers.
Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Shri Dhirendra Singh Rana the very best.