Name:Dr. Kalpana Dube
Service/Grade/Batch /DOITS/DOA: IRAS / HAG / 1987 / 06.03.1989
Educational Qualification: MBA, PhD
Positions held so far:
Name of post
Period of posting
All Jr. Scale matters relating to Finance & Accounts functions work – one of the largest divisions of IR – Mumbai Division
Independent charge of Finance functions of WR, Churchgate.
Independent charge of Carriage Workshop and EMU Workshop along with Stock verification functions
Workshop and Stores Accounts functions
Sr. DFM functions of LKO division
Dy. Director (Sr.)
On deputation to training academy of IAS officers
Faculty member for setting up PPP training infrastructure as Sr.Prof. (PPP)
Principal Financial Advisor for R&D related Finance and Accounts functions
Chief of Faculty (Finance)
·Private Public Partnership (PPP)
Co-ordinating Faculty for Finance for all CTIs of IR
Experience:Vast professional experience of 30 years on IR, and worked in almost all areas of Finance and Accounts, including ConstructionAccounts, Divisional Accounts, Stores and Workshop Accounts.Major teaching and training experience in apex level Civil Service training Academy- LBSNAA/Mussoorie, IRITM/LKO.
Special Foreign Exposure in Teaching/Training Activities: Taught Public Policy in University of Yorkshire, UK (2012); Taught Financial Management & Railway Restructuring in University of Texas, USA (2007).
Teaching Responsibilities in NAIR: PPP, Infrastructure Financing, Project Management, Strategic Finance, Business Policy, and Leadership.
Areas of Specialization & Interests: PPP in Infrastructure, especially Transport Infrastructure; Key Policy issues of Civil Services Reform and Privatization; Public Policy Planning and Socio-Economic analysis of Infrastructure Investment; PPP contractual issues, Regulatory norms for Infrastructure sector and revenue sharing arrangement; Leadership issues in Public Administration, Business Policy & Strategy, Disinvestment and Privatisation, Ethics & Governance.
Training / programmes attended:
Training / Programmes
Productivity and Financial Appraisal Systems of European Railway workshops as part of a Study Group sent by Indian Railways
France, Germany, Netherlands
Development Issues & Urban Management including Metro Transport Systems
Seoul, South Korea
2008 (2 weeks)
Technology Development initiative for higher axle load wagon – Part of Ministry of Railways delegation
ARI (American Railroad Institute), USA
High Speed Train Operations
Workshops / Seminars attended:
Workshop / Seminar
Strategic Management issues
16.12.2012 to 22.12.2012
New Financial Initiatives in IR
21.12.2015 to 23.12.2015
TOT Level I & II
DoPT / ISTM
2005 / 2006
PPP in Infrastructure Sector
Training / Programmes
Service Marketing and Customer Relationship Management Strategies
INSEAD, Singapore and ICLIF, Malaysia
Two weeks (2010)
Books published / Papers written:
(i)Ideas on PPP – An Anthology of Ideas on PPP, with special focus on Transport Infrastructure (Publication: IRITM, Ministry of Railways)
(ii)Handbook of Project Finance and PPP Terminology (IRITM)
(iii)Working Paper – Studying the Efficacy of Brownfield Airport Modernisation Programme – Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL).Paper accepted for presentation at IIM/Bangalore (August 2010).
(iv)Passenger Satisfaction Survey Report and Benchmarking of Performance Standards for Indian Railway stations (2012)
(v)Infrastructure PPPs – Guiding Principles for the Public Managers (RSC Journal Abhivyakti, Vol.20, No.1 January-July 2010).
(vi)RDSO Technical Journal 2012: PPP in Infrastructure Sector
Other Professional Achievements:
(a)Visiting Faculty on Public Financing / PPP and Infrastructure / Procurement Policy Reforms in CTIs/ATIs of Govt. of India; IA&AS Academy, Shimla; LBSNAA, Mussoorie; NADT, Nagpur; Ordnance Factory Training Centre, Nagpur; UP Academy of Administration, Lucknow; Lucknow University, Lucknow; IIM, Lucknow.
(b)Expert Speaker on Infrastructure in several national level conferences organised by C-TRAM, CII, Marcus Evans and International Rail Technology seminars at RDSO, Ministry of Railways.
(c)Shortlisted at National level for Hubert Humphrey Fulbright Fellowship, USA (1995)
(d)Awarded Erasmus Mundus Teaching Fellowship, Budapest, E.U. (2010)