Dr. Kumar V Pratap has been inducted to the IRFC Board on 23rd April, 2018. He is currently holding the post of a Joint Secretary (Infrastructure, Policy, Finance, and Energy), Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Earlier, he has worked with the Prime Minister’s Office, Ministries of Finance and Urban Development, and Planning Commission (all at New Delhi), and the World Bank and Embassy of India (both at Washington DC). He is on the Board of Directors of India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited, Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited, ONGC Videsh Limited and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (Beijing). Dr. Kumar V Pratap belongs to the 1992 batch of Indian Economic Service (IES).
He has a MBA from IIM, Lucknow (1987) and a PhD from University of Maryland, College Park, USA (2011). He is a recipient of University of Melbourne’s Emerging Leaders Fellowship, University of Maryland’s John J Sexton and Doctoral Fellowships, a letter of appreciation from the Indian Prime Minister, and the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) scholarship