Senior IAS officer Singh is concurrently BBMP Administrator
The Karnataka government has appointed senior IAS officer Rakesh Singh as Managing Director of Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation.
The order appointing him with immediate effect was issued on Friday. Rakesh Singh is currently Additional Chief Secretary, Urban Development Department, and holds concurrent charge as BBMP Administrator. He will also be holding concurrent charge as MD of BMRCL.
Singh’s appointment comes after the earlier BMRCL MD, 1987 batch IAS officer Ajay Seth, was elevated as Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, in place of Tarun Bajaj (lAS, 1988) upon the latter’s appointment as Secretary, Department of Revenue.