(DoB : 11.02.1970)
Rinkesh Roy has done his Masters in Public Management from Harvard University and National University of Singapore. He graduated in Economics (Hons) from Ravenshaw College, securing 1st position in Utkal University. He was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Fellowship in 2013.
He joined the Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) in 1992 on South Eastern Railway. Rinkesh Roy has developed an expertise in logistics, operations and strategic planning. He has worked in varied capacities and has rich experience in the interface and working of iron-ore mines, Steel Plants, Collieries, Power Plants and Port operations. He was also associated with the formulation of the formulation of the 12th Five Year Plans of the Ministries of Railways, Coal and Power.
He has worked in varied capacities in the Railway Operations Department at Khurda Road, Sambalpur, Waltair, Kharagpur, Chankradharpur and Bilaspur Divisions. He has vast experience at the Railway Board level – working there as Director (Planning) and Director, Traffic Transportation. He has worked in East Coast Railways as Secretary to General Manager and as Chief Freight Traffic Manager of ECOR, wherein he was a member of the Team that made it the highest freight-loading Railway. As GM/Operations in CRIS, he as developed a mobile application called ‘Parichaalan’ for freight operations.
He was part of select team that Visited the United Stated of America for Project Implementation of 25 Tonne axle load wagons. He has been to Japan on training for the Dedicated Freight Corridor (2007) and Urban Transport Systems (2010).
At present, posted as Chairman, Paradip Port Trust with effect from 23rd December, 2015 with additional charge of CMD, Kamarajar Port Ltd. from 02.08.2017.