Shri Baldeo Purushartha has recently been inducted to the IRFC Board on 3rd June, 2020. He Joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 2002. Before joining as Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, he served as Secretary, Lokpal and Divisional Commissioner, Jalandhar, Punjab. He also served in various field and secretariat positions in the Government of Punjab and Government of India. Among the posts, he held the post of Private Secretary to Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs; Director, Industries and Commerce Department, Punjab; Director, Technical Education and Industrial Training, Punjab, Commissioner, NRI, Punjab and Special Secretary, Expenditure, Punjab.
He represents the Government of India on the Board of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd., ONGC Videsh Ltd., and Indian Railway Station Development Corporation Ltd. He also represents Government of India as Director in the Executive Board of International Fund for Agricultural Development and as Alternate Director in the Board of New Development Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
Shri Baldeo Purushartha holds a Post Graduate degree in History from University of Delhi.