Mr I.P. Gautam | Managing Director
MEGA | India

Mr I.P. Gautam, Managing Director, MEGA

Mr.I.P. Gautam   Managing Director Ahmedabad Metro-Rail Co (MEGA Ltd ) Gandhinagar

 Mr I. P. Gautam did his Post- Graduation from Pt. Dindayal  Upadhyay University of Gorakhpur and  LL.B. from Lucknow University before joining Central Services  in 1982. Mr Gautam had a  Diploma in Management from NADT Nagpur.  
Mr Gautam began his career with Indian Revenue Service as an Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax and joined Indian Administrative Service in 1986. He has served as Collector Baroda, Joint MD GIIC and also as Secretary / Principal Secretary Government of Gujarat in various departments like Power - Energy & Petrochemical, Port & Transport  and Urban Development & Urban Housing  etc. He has also served as a Director Finance of Sardar  Sarovar Narmada Project ( Life line of Gujarat) for more than 5 years .  

As Municipal Commissioner of Rajkot (3 years) and Ahmedabad City more for than 5 years he took many initiatives for improvement of financial health of ULBs and introduced effective financial management Systems. His major contributions have been both in improving regulatory mechanisms, delivery services as well timely implementation of Important Projects and   managing growth related investments for the Cities/State. As the Commissioner of both Rajkot and Ahmedabad, Mr Gautam focused on improving civic services & city infrastructure  and innovative service delivery arrangements. Mr Gautam, having evolved the Ahmadabad’s City Development vision, and also spearheaded the Sabarmati River Front & Bus Rapid Transit System, one of the first in the Country to launch it to scale. His major contribution includes, Management of  Large Projects, (like Sardar Sarovar & SRFD) , Power Sector Reforms (Jotigam  yojana )  conversion of thousands of diesel auto rickshaws of Ahmedabad City into CNG,   innovation of Two room  housing for urban poor and  effective rehabilitation & resettlement of Projects Affected People of Sabarmati River Front, and many innovations in Civic Management, like  ward wise budgeting, improving  accounting &payment mechanism, creation of AMC Medical Education Trust which run 3 Medical Colleges since 2008-09 on self-financing model.

Many Nationally famous Projects like Ahmedabd BRTS(Janmarg), Kankaria Lake Front development and Sabarmati  River Front Development  were implemented & commissioned  during his tenure as Commissioner AMC and several   International & National Awards were received by  the Civic Body and also by  Mr Gautam  during his tenure of more than Five years as Municipal Commissioner  & CMD of Sabarmati River Front Co. Ltd   and also CMD of  Ahmedabad Janmarg Ltd.

Mr. Gautam is working as Managing Director of  MEGA Co (a 50:50 SPV of Govt of India & Govt of Gujarat)  for more than 3 years and implementing Ahmedabad Metro rail Project phase 1.

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