• Board of Directors

    The Board of Directors of GTFS Multi Services Limited consists of 7 Directors, where majority are Independent Directors. All the Non-Executive Directors are eminent professionals and provide the management of GTFS Multi Services Limited the benefits of their professional expertise and experience. The brief profiles of the Directors have been provided below:

Detailed Profiles of Board of Directors of GTFS Multi Services Limited

Mr. Vanamali Polavaram (Managing Director)

Retired I.A.S. officer (1970 batch, West Bengal)
  • Served as Divisional Commissioner, Burdwan Division
  • Served as Special Secretary (Home) and Principal Secretary (Personnel & Administrative Reforms) – Government of West Bengal
  • Served as Addl. Director and Director of Industries, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad
  • Served as Director in the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India and Dy. Director General, NIRD (National Institute of Rural Development), Hyderabad.
  • Served as Director JHS Svendgaard, New Delhi.
  • He joined GTFS Multi Services Ltd. as Director in 2009 and has been working as Managing Director, GTFS since November 2011.
  • Mr. Polavaram holds an MA in English, MA in Political Science and MBA.

Mr. Dipak Rudra

Retired I.A.S. officer (1963 batch, West Bengal)
  • Served as Secretary to the Governor, Secretary, Transport, Food and Supplies, Cooperation and Home (Personnel and A.R.) Depts., Govt. of West Bengal
  • Served as a Special Assistant to Union Commerce Minister
  • Served as Resident Director(Europe) of Trade Development Authority of India, at Frankfurt Germany
  • Served as CMD, UCO Bank(Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India)
  • Served as a Director, National Insurance Company Limited
  • Served as Banking Ombudsman, W.B. and Sikkim, RBI, Kolkata
  • Served as a Chairman, Cooperative Service Commission, West Bengal
  • Fellow, Indian Institute of Bankers, Mumbai

Mr. Pradeep Kumar Sarkar

Director
  • Served as Banking Ombudsman, W.B. & Sikkim (RBI)
  • Served as Executive Director, Calcutta Stock Exchange Ltd.
  • Served as Dy. Managing Director & Group Executive SBI,(International Banking)
  • Served as Dy. Managing Director &Chief Financial Officer, SBI
  • Served as Chief General Manager, SBI, Bengal Circle
  • Served as General Manager, SBI, Capital Markets Ltd.
  • Served as Non-Executive Member, Customer Service Committee, UBI

Mr. Sunil Shastri

Son of Late Lal Bahadur Shastri, former Indian Prime Minister
  • Worked for the Bank of India in the Management cadre
  • Serves as a chairman of “Shastri Sewa Niketan”
  • Served as a Cabinet Minister in UP, besides holding several portfolios in UP Ministry
  • Continues to be an active member of the Indian National Congress
  • Since his early years he has devoted his life to the social causes to promote the well-being of humanity, especially the poor and the marginalized groups. A man of integrity, honesty and values, Mr. Sunil Shastri has been contributing to philanthropic, social and academic pursuits all through his life
  • Mr.Shastri is also a poet and has special interest in composition of music
  • He has written for children and also on various socio-economic issues, including the widely acclaimed book ”Lal Bahadur Shastri: Mere Babuji”, a son’s grateful tribute to his father

Dr. Jahar lal Saha

Director
  • Past Director, IIM Ahmedabad which he served for more than 35 years. He held the position of Director between 1998 and 2002.
  • He had also taught at Lake Erie College, USA and had been Visiting Associate Professor at the University of New Brunswick, Canada.
  • Prof.Saha has been a Member, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management, Indore; Institute of Rural Management, Anand; President's Nominee for Management Schools in Delhi University, University of Hyderabad and IIT, Bombay; Member, Advisory Committee, American Institute of Indian Studies, New Delhi; Member, Program Committee, All India Council of Technical Education, New Delhi; Member, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Gwalior.

Mr. Sraddhananda Devroy

Director
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com) from Calcutta University”.
  • Fellow of “The Insurance Institute of India” (FIII).
  • Served in General Insurance Industry including Tariff Advisory Committee (TAC) in different capacities at different destinations (both India and abroad) for a period of more than 34 years.
  • Retired as an Assistant General Manager from The New India Assurance Co. Ltd., biggest Organization under General Insurance Industry in India
  • As part of the Faculty, discusses General Insurance subjects with the participants at the Management Institutes of repute.

Dr.Kanti Bhusan Baksi

Director
  • Eminent cardiologist and medical educator / practitioner for over five decades.
  • Mentor and motivator to generations of specialists and general physicians.
  • Has to his credit many landmark contributions to the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Pathfinder and initiator of intensive cardiac care in eastern India (South Eastern Railway Hospital, Belle Vue Clinic etc.)
  • Fellow and former President of Cardiological Society of India, Fellow of American College of Cardiology and American College of Chest Physicians. Founder Fellow, Association of Physicians of India and Indian College of Physicians.
  • Member, British Cardiac Society