Rajeev has been involved in infrastructure financing & advisory of over 1000+ project aggregating to £30 bn. This includes 50+ PPP Projects. 12 of these PPP Projects are at various stages of project life cycle. Rajeev has worked on range of infra projects across policy advocacy, feasibility studies, project conceptualization & planning, structuring, project mgt., monitoring a d evaluation, mid -course correction, team mgt. etc. He has worked in flagship government schemes, mission m ode projects, real estate (all as set classes), urban development (integrated townships, industrial townships, SEZs), urban infrastructure (water, power, road, sewerage, solid waste management, port, airport etc .)
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Rajeev has been involved in many marquee assignments during his career. He joined Punjab National Bank as a Management Trainee in 1986. His first branch as a young Manager received the IBA best branch award in the State of UP. After the Harshad Mehta scam in 1992, Rajeev was posted at the coveted Investment Division of Punjab National Bank. Rajeev was sent as OSD to the Banking Division in 1992 to help Government of India enact the DRT Act and set up Debt recovery tribunals all over India. In 2001, Rajeev was sent on deputation to NCRPB, Ministry of Urban Development as Joint Director (Finance) where he worked extensively to develop Infrastructure in the NCR Region. In 2004, Rajeev joined State Industrial Development Corporation of Uttaranchal Development a s General Manager (Infrastructure Development). Later Rajeev switched to Private sector & worked a s CEO of two Real Estate companies in NCR. Rajeev worked with Ascendas Pte Ltd (fully owned by Govt of Singapore) which is top ranking company in Infrastructure Development in the World.
Rajeev joined PWC in 2017 and was engaged as Programme Manager and Team Leader for Central Program Management Unit at Punjab Municipal Infrastructure Development Company, (PMIDC), Govt. of Punjab to drive/steer three Smart Cities i.e. Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar in Punjab. In addition to this CPMU he also supported Government of Punjab in mission mode projects such as AMRUT, Swachh Bharat, E-Governance and various other transformational projects across Punjab.
Rajeev has done pioneering work in project finance being a trained professional banker. He was involved in any Municipal strengthening assignments during his tenure at NCRPB, YAP II, and SIDCUL. At Punjab National Bank, Rajeev appraised several Infrastructure Projects and one of the first PPP projects in India , namely DND (Delhi-NOIDA-Delhi) Expressway. Rajeev ha s extensively dealt with Multilateral agencies such as World Bank, ADB, JBIC and DFID etc. Currently, Rajeev is supporting multiple Smart Cities in India taking leadership in Project Management of Infrastructure and Real Estate Development Projects, Public Private Projects and Financial Advisory to Smart City SPVs. Till date Rajeev has provided inputs to 35 Smart Cities as Finance & PPP expert.