Rajkumar Beniwal

Non – Executive Non Independent Director

Mr. Rajkumar Beniwal is an officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) from the 2004 batch (Gujarat Cadre), with an experience of nearly two decades of public service. With an academic foundation that includes a B. Tech. degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT (BHU), Varanasi, and a Master's in Public Administration from the prestigious Duke University, US, his competence has been reflected time and again in his remarkable handling of various Government of Gujarat assignments.

His distinguished track record includes his tenures as Collector & District Magistrate (Mehsana & Ahmedabad), and District Development Officer in Kutch. He has also coordinated two Vibrant Gujarat summits successfully during 2017 and 2018.

Currently in his multi-faceted role, he not only serves as the full-time Vice-Chairman & CEO of Gujarat Maritime Board but also holds the additional charges of the positions of Managing Director at Gujarat Urban Development Company Limited, Additional CEO of Gujarat Urban Development Mission, and Commissioner of Municipalities Administration. These roles reflect his commitment to driving urban development and managing effective administration of Urban Local Bodies in Gujarat.

Now, during a pivotal transformation phase in Gujarat’s ports and maritime sector, Mr. Rajkumar Beniwal brings his wealth of experience to the fore. A capable administrator with outstanding communication skills, he has linguistic proficiencies in English, Gujarati and Hindi.

Given his extensive experience, Mr. Rajkumar Beniwal is poised to make significant contributions to the growth and development of Gujarat’s ports and maritime sector particularly at a time when the Gujarat port sector has also diversified by taking up strategic projects related to development of an alternate dispute resolution centre, multimodal logistics parks, logistics facilities for liquid cargo to name a few. His expertise will be instrumental in ensuring that Gujarat continues be a leader in India’s maritime industry.

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