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Rajiv Jalota, IAS, Chairman MbPT has been assigned additional charge as MD of India Ports Global

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MUMBAI : Shri Rajiv Jalota, IAS Chairman, MbPT , has been assigned as Managing Director of India ports Global Limited (IPGL)w.e.f. January 21,2022

Rajiv Jalota, Chairman, Mumbai Port Authority, has been given the additional charge of MD, India Ports Global, according to an office order issued by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways on January 21.

The government has removed HK Joshi, Chairperson and Managing Director of Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI), from the additional charge of MD of India Ports Global Ltd, the State-owned entity tasked with developing and running the strategically important and India-funded Chabahar port in Iran.

Unmesh Sharad Wagh, Deputy Chairman of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority, has been assigned the additional charge of Director (Operations) at India Ports Global, a separate order issued by the ministry, said.

India Ports Global has been functioning without a full-time MD since September 2020. Joshi had been given the additional charge since then.

Captain Alok Mishra, a private sector executive picked by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) last year to take up the position, declined to accept the job. Mishra is currently the Head Operations at Gateway Terminals India Pvt Ltd (GTI), one of the five container handling facilities operating at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority.

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