Mr. CHANDRA SHEKHAR RAJAN, Non-Executive Chairman of the Company, is an IAS Officer of the 1978 Batch, who retired as Chief Secretary, Rajasthan, on June 30, 2016. He then served as Deputy Chairman, Chief Minister’s Advisory Council till December 2018.
Mr Rajan was appointed as Director by the Government of India on the newly constituted Board of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) on October 3, 2018. He took over as Managing Director, IL&FS on April 03, 2019. He was appointed as Chairman & Managing Director from April 3, 2022. After Mr Kotak stepped down, Mr Rajan was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman from September 27, 2022.
During his 38 years in the IAS, Mr. Rajan has served for around 14 years in various capacities in Agriculture and Rural Development, 12 years in Infrastructure sectors like Power, Roads, Industries, 5 years in Finance and 5 years in General Administration. He has co-authored a book on “Farmers Participation in Agricultural Research and Extension”. Mr. Rajan has also briefly served as a Consultant with the World Bank