People: Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL.BO)
Shri. R. Swaminathan is Independent Director of the Company. He was re-inducted as an Independent Director on the Board of BHEL w.e.f. 1st December, 2018. He was earlier appointed as Independent Director from 18th December, 2015 to 30th November, 2018. He is a retired Indian Foreign Officer (IFS) of the 1980 batch. He was Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) at the time of his retirement. He holds a Bachelor degree (Honours) in Civil Engineering from the Madras University, Masters Diploma in Industrial Engineering from the National Productivity Council (NPC) and a Diploma in Arabic language from the American University in Cairo. As part of his Industrial Engineering Masters, he did a thesis on Turnkey Project Management Information Systems at the BHEL power project in Parli, Maharashtra in 1979. Ambassador Swaminathan has extensive experience in international relations including economic and commercial diplomacy, project management, Development issues including international aid and LoCs, public diplomacy, administration, Atomic Energy, passport and consular services and Arab issues in a long career of 35 years. As Secretary to the Government of India, he was responsible for all the Latin American countries and Canada as well as Consular, Passports and Visas Divisions in MEA. He was also the Director General of Inspections of MEA. Prior to this, he was Ambassador to Austria and Montenegro; Governor of India to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Permanent Representative of India to UNIDO, UNODC, Outer Space Organization and other UN Offices in Vienna. He has also served as Indian Ambassador to Egypt and the Arab League, Joint Secretary and Chief Passport Officer of India and Joint Secretary for Projects in MEA. He served in the IAEA Secretariat in Vienna heading the Policy Planning and Coordination Division.
|Total Annual Compensation, INR||380,000|
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|Fiscal Year Total, INR||380,000|