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Board Member
10 Jan 2023

Rakesh Kapur

Joint Managing Director
IFFCO – Indian Farmers Fertiliser Company

Mr. Rakesh Kapur holds the position of Joint Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer in IFFCO. Mr Kapur is also responsible for the Finance Division of IFFCO. He is a Director on the Board of IFFCO's subsidiaries. He is also vested with the responsibility of Managing Director of IFFCO's subsidiaries like IFFCO Kisan Special Economic Zone (IKSEZ), Nellore and IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Limited (IKSL).

Director on the Boards of:
IFFCO-Tokio General Insurance Company Limited (ITGI)
IFFCO-Tokio Insurance Services Limited
IFFCO Chattisgarh Power Limited (ICPL)
Kisan International trading (KIT), Dubai
IFFCO Kisan Bazar Limited
Cooperative Rural Development Trust.(CORDET)

Mr. Kapur joined IFFCO on 5th October 2000 as Executive Director (Finance) and took over the charge of Finance Director with effect from November 7, 2001. He has been responsible for planning, managing and monitoring all finance and accounts related functions of IFFCO. He has also been extensively involved with all the new Projects, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Diversification initiatives of IFFCO from their stage of inception.

Mr. Rakesh Kapur is an ex-IRS Officer of 1978 Batch, who was holding the rank of Commissioner of Income Tax in his parent cadre before he was absorbed in IFFCO in October 2005. He was awarded the “Best Probationer’s Silver Medal” in the IRS Batch by the National Academy of Direct Taxes, Nagpur.

He has wide experience in Finance, Management, Business Strategising, Accounts and Taxation. He held various senior assignments in the Government of India, which included Joint Secretary (Commercial), Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI); Director in the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Department of Fertilizers; Additional Assessor & Collector, Municipal Corporation of Delhi apart from the postings in the Income Tax Department as Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, Deputy / Jt. Commissioner of Income Tax since 1978. He had also worked in Technical Services Department of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (Marketing Division) during 1975-78.

Mr. Kapur was born on September 26, 1954. He holds B.Tech. Degree in Mechanical Engineering (in First Class with Distinction) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi and a Post Graduation in Management. He has travelled widely and participated in various national and international Seminars and Conferences, and presented papers on different subjects.