About Us

Board of Directors

Dr M. Ravi Kanth IAS(KL:86)
Chairman & Managing Director

Ph: 011-24693022
Fax: 011-2469 7378

Medithi Ravi Kanth , IAS (r), is the Chairman and Managing Director of our Company. He has been associated with our Company since April 11, 2014. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts (Economics) from Andhra University, a Bachelor’s degree in Law from University of Delhi, a Master’s degree in Arts (Economics) from Andhra University, a Master’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from Melbourne, Australia and a Doctorate in Agri-Exports from Andhra University.

He has over 29 years of experience in public administration and has held various positions with government organisations, including, the Projects and Development India Limited as its Chairman and Managing Director and the Nuclear Fuel Complex, Department of Atomic Energy as its Deputy Chief Executive. He has also held various positions with the GoI, Government of Kerala and the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, including Principal Secretary to Government of Kerala and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power, GoI.

Shri Rakesh Kumar Arora
Director (Finance)

Ph: 011-24627093
Fax: 011-24627035

Rakesh Kumar Arora, is the Director (Finance) and CFO of our Company. He has been associated with our Company since October 1, 2015. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Honours) from Delhi University. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an associate member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Prior to joining our Company, he was working with the Rural Electrification Corporation Limited as its Executive Director (Finance).

He has over 32 years of experience in the finance sector, including corporate accounts, investor relations, credit appraisal of power projects relating to generation, transmission and distribution, corporate social responsibility and corporate planning. He has handled multiple assignments, including, resource mobilization from domestic and foreign sources, treasury management and hedging of foreign currency exposure. Additionally, he has also handled responsibilities of internal audit and company secretary.

Govt. Nominee Directors

Shri Amrit Abhijat
Director HUDCO
and JS (PMAY)

Ministry of HUPA
Ph: 011-23061419

Amrit Abhijat, IAS, is a Government Nominee Director of our Company.Shri Amrit Abhijat,is an IAS officer of the 1995 batch from Uttar Pradesh Cadre. He holds a Post-graduation degree in History from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University, MA in Developmental Studies from the University of Sussex, UK. He has also done Courses, in Environmental law and Rural Development amongst others.

He has over 21 years of experience in administrative functions. He served in various capacities, namely Secretary in the Ministries of Home, Information, Technical Education, Tourism and Agri-marketing in the Government of Uttar Pradesh. In the past he held various important positions of Sub Divisional Magistrate, Development Officer, Chief Development Officer and District Magistrate in cities like Allahabad, Kanpur, Agra and Muzzafarnagar in the State of Uttar Pradesh. Shri Abhijat taught for a brief period in the Khalsa College, Delhi University. Presently, Shri Abhijat is serving as Joint Secretary and Mission Director, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India, looking after the ambitious scheme of Housing for All/Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (Urban). Shri Abhijat has been appointed as Part-time Official Director on the Board of Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) with effect from 1st June, 2018.

Smt. Jhanja Tripathy
Director HUDCO
and JS & FA

Ministry of HUPA
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi

Jhanja Tripathy, IRAS, is a Government Nominee Director of our Company. She has been associated with our Company since May 3, 2014. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management and a Master’s degree in Psychology.

She has over 30 years of experience in finance, vigilance and administrative functions. She has in the past held various positions with various ministries of the GoI.

Part Time Non-Official Directors

Shri Mukesh Arya
Independent Director HUDCO

Mukesh Maganbhai Arya, IA&AS (r), is an Independent Director of our Company. He has been associated with our Company since June 17, 2016. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce and Law from the University of Bombay and is an associate member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He holds a Certification in Fraud Examination (CFE) from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Texas, USA and a Certification in Internal Audit from the Institute of Internal Auditors, USA.

He has over 35 years of experience in public administration and accountancy. He has in the past, held various positions such as the Accountant General of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram, Principal Director of Audit for Direct Taxes, Principal of Director Training, research and IT audit in the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and Director, UNRWA. He is also an Independent Member of the World Health Organisation Advisory Committee and the Director and Treasurer of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (India Chapter).

Prof. Chetan V Vaidya
Independent Director HUDCO

Chetan Vamanrao Vaidya, is an Independent Director of our Company. He has been associated with our Company since June 22, 2016. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the MS University of Baroda and a Master’s degree in City Planning from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

He has wide experience in architecture and has in the past held positions such as the chairman of the All India Council of Technical Education. Presently, he holds the position of the Director, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.

Shri Amarish kumar
Govindlal Patel
Independent Director HUDCO

Amarish kumar Govindlal Patel, is an Independent Director of our Company. He has been associated with our Company since August 16, 2016. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Gujarat University.

He has business experience in the trade of chemicals, in the state of Gujarat. He is a former member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly, having been elected in 1998 from the Asarwa constituency.

Dr. SK Nanda
Independent Director HUDCO

Dr. SK Nanda, is an Independent Director of our Company. He has been associated with our Company since April 18, 2017. He holds a Master's degree in Political Science from Delhi University, LL.B and LL.M from Gujarat University, and Ph.D. on Rural Economics. He has around 35 years of experience at senior levels in the various important Government departments as the Additional Chief Secretary of Home, Principal Secretary of Food & Civil supply, Forest & Environment, Health and as Managing Director of Gujarat State Financial Corporation, Chairman & Managing Director of the Gujarat State Fertilizer and Chemicals Ltd.

He is a recipient of “India CEO Award 2015”, Udhyog Ratna Award, Global Leadership Award, Global Visionary Award, Golden Peacock Award and Environment Protection Award. He also has been honored by UNESCO, Subash Chandra Bose award for Communal harmony and public service. Presently he is holding directorships in Sajjan India Limited and Accelency Edutech Foundation.

Smt. Pratima Dayal
Independent Director HUDCO

Smt Pratima Dayal, is an Independent Director of our Company. She has been associated with our Company since April 18, 2017. She holds Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Master's degree in History from Delhi University, Master's degree in Agriculture Economics from Cornell University, New York, USA.

She has around 45 years of development experience at senior levels in the Government of India (IAS) and International organizations. Have worked for over two decades as a member of the IAS of Government of India and 13 years in the Asian Development Bank as Principal Economist in Manila, Philippine & in the India country office and she has designed, processed, led, and administered large scale programs and projects covering all facets of Development at both policy and operational levels. These areas, in particular, include: Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, Irrigation and Water Management, Rural Finance, Rural Infrastructure (roads, water supply, rural housing), Small & Micro Enterprise Development, NGO & Community Mobilization, and Local Governance and Capacity Building. She has been in the lead for managing relationships with both clients and donors across South Asia including Thailand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. She has also led programs and projects for enhancing cooperation in the SAARC region, and authored papers, monograms and a book on Quantification of Economic Benefits from Cooperation in South Asia. Presently she is a designated partner in Mirabelle Arts Limited Liability Partnership.