New Delhi, July 9: On his appointment as Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Dr. Nalin Shinghal, has assumed charge as CMD of India’s largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise of its kind.
He has done B.Tech (Electrical Engg.) from IIT-Delhi and PGDM from IIM (Calcutta). He has been a Commonwealth Scholar and is a PhD in Transport Economics from the University of Leeds, UK.
Prior to joining BHEL, he was the Chairman and Managing Director of Central Electronics Limited (CEL). He joined CEL in 2013 as CMD, when the company was facing chronic financial sickness with almost 90% net worth eroded. Under his visionary leadership, CEL was successfully turned around into a profit making company which has been making rapidly growing profits in the past six years.
In his long career span of over 30 years, he has undertaken various assignments in the Private & Public sectors and Government. He has worked with the Indian Railways Traffic Service (IRTS) in various capacities in Operations, Commercial & Marketing functions and also with PSUs like CONCOR, IRCTC and CEL, in diverse areas. He has also worked with the Long Range Decision Support group of the Ministry of Railways.
During his term with Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) as Director Tourism & Marketing, the company attained Miniratna Status and achieved rapid Growth. In IRCTC, he headed Internet Ticketing as well as Travel & Tourism businesses where he had put in place infrastructure and distribution channels for taking the e-ticketing business from 20,000 tickets per day to almost 5 lakh tickets per day.
Dr. Nalin Shinghal has published a number of articles in leading national and international journals in the areas of transport economics and logistics. He has also been associated with various professional bodies in eminent positions.