"We take great pride in harnessing and leveraging Water and Power for empowering communities with Innovative, Cost-effective and Eco-friendly solutions."
Ms. Debashree Mukherjee, Additional Secretary, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India, entrusted with current charge of CMD WAPCOS and CMD NPCC, has 27 years of experience of working with Central and State Governments in various capacities. She has worked as Additional Secretary in Prime Minister’s Office. Ms. Debashree Mukherjee has served several Departments in various capacities including as Chairperson of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and as the First Woman Chief Executive Officer of Delhi Jal Board.
She has worked in positions of leadership in key departments in the Governments of NCT of Delhi, Goa and Arunachal Pradesh. She also worked as Urban Advisor in the Department for International Development, Government of United Kingdom.
She has experience in Project Conceptualization, Planning, Implementation and Management. She has first-hand experience of Infrastructure Sector Development, including Financial Management. She spearheads WAPCOS in Strategic Planning, Financial Management, Project Implementation, Brand Building and Human Resource Management. She is encouraging the organization to think ahead of time, search for new sectors, areas and regions for the Company’s growth. Her motto is to give site specific cost-effective customized solutions to all Clients with an unwavering commitment to quality deliverables.
We, at WAPCOS under her leadership, adopt the latest state of the art technology for engineering solutions, project management and quality control to deliver the best product to our Clients. Our emphasis on technology dissemination enables each one of us to be ahead of our peers in our core areas of operation.
WAPCOS is poised to attain new glories, set new benchmarks in excellence and expand its footprints in newer sectors and newer regions both at the national as well as international fora.
"We take great pride in harnessing and leveraging water and
power for empowering nations with innovative, cost-effective and eco-friendly solutions."
Shri R.K. Gupta, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, WAPCOS Limited, a Government of
India Enterprise under the aegis of Union Ministry of Jal Shakti has over 36 years of experience in ensuring and successfully
accomplishing consultancy and Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) projects
in the fields of Irrigation/Water Resources, Power & Infrastructure sectors in India
and Abroad. His Engineering Excellence, Exceptional Workforce and Customer Centric
Approach has enabled us to deliver projects consistently to clients in India and
In his different capacities within WAPCOS for the last 26 years; Shri Gupta spearheaded
Strategic Planning, Marketing/Business Development, Brand Building, Human Resource
Management, Financial Management and Projects Implementation. He urged an enabling
environment to remain a step ahead of competitors by venturing into new markets,
technology and diversified services and ensured that WAPCOS forays and forges ahead
in the International sphere.
Shri Gupta is also President, India Water Partnership; Chairperson of Indian Section
of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry India-Cambodia & India-Laos
Business Forums; Chairperson, Town Official Language Implementation Committee (TOLIC),
Gurgaon; Chairperson, India-ASEAN Business Promotion Council of ASSOCHAM; Co-Chairperson,
India-AFRICA Business Promotion Council of ASSOCHAM; Co-Chairperson, Task Force of
Africa Committee on Infrastructure & Power Sectors of Confederation of Indian Industry;
Executive Vice-President- Indian Water Resources Society; Chairperson- Indian Water
Resources Society, Delhi Centre; Convener, Technical Coordination Committee Punatsangchhu-
I & Punatsangchhu- II Hydro Electric projects, Bhutan; Member, Indo-Bhutan Empowered
Joint Group for Development of 10,000 MW Power in Bhutan; Member, Executive Board,
Standing Conference of Public Enterprises; Member, Confederation of Indian Industry-Delhi
State Council; Member, Joint Steering Committee (Indian Side), Indo Nepal Electric
Power Trade, Cross-Border Transmission Interconnection and Grid Connectivity; Member,
Asian Regional Working Group, International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage;
Member, Working Group on Irrigation and Drainage in the States under Socio-Economic
Transformation, International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage; Member, CII ASEAN
Committee to strengthen Indian Industry’s International engagement in ASEAN Region;
Member, India-Indonesia CEOs’ Forum (Indian side); Board of Director, GPCL- a subsidiary
of EXIM Bank.
A gold medalist, civil engineering alumni of the prestigious Regional Engineering
College, Kurukshetra; Shri Gupta completed his post-graduation in Engineering (Structures,
Civil) from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh. He holds Masters in Business
Administration with specialization in Human Resource Management. He has acquired
specialized managerial and technical training in India and abroad.
Shri Gupta is a Fellow Member of Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Water
Resources Society, Corporate Member, International Commission on Irrigation and
Drainage, Member Consulting Engineers Association of India and Life Member of Indian
Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunneling Technology. He has exemplified WAPCOS at
distinguished international and national forums.
Recognizing his outstanding contribution, Hon’ble President of India presented him
“SCOPE Award for Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to the Public Sector Management”-Individual
Leadership instituted to recognize the contribution of Public Enterprises as well
as to encourage outstanding persons for their hard work & leadership qualities and
“Institutional Category”; “SCOPE Meritorious Award-Corporate Governance” instituted
by Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (apex body for Central Government owned
public enterprises). Hon’ble Prime Minister conferred “MoU Excellence Award”, instituted
by Department of Public Enterprises, Government of India for excellence in performance
and SCOPE Award for Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to the Public Sector
Management-Smaller Public Enterprises”. Shri Gupta has been bestowed with CBIP Special
Recognition Award -Exceptional Leadership in Consultancy Management; Eminent Engineer
Award by Institution of Engineers (India); World Water Leadership Congress Awards
– Award for Outstanding contribution to water, CEO of the Year endorsed by Asian
Confederation of Businesses and “CEO with HR Orientation” Award, founded by Institute
of Public Enterprises, Legend CMD of the year for Leadership in Water Management
and Asia Pacific HRM Congress to recognize and honour the excellent initiatives
taken by CEOs in HR. WAPCOS received “Best Consultancy Organization Award”, instituted
by Central Board of Irrigation and Power; India Today Award for Best Performing
PSU-Mini Ratna; PSE Excellence Awards for Company of the Year, Corporate Governance,
Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability and Best Human Resource Management,
instituted by Department of Public Enterprises, Government of India and Indian Chamber
of Commerce; “National Award for Excellence in Cost Management” conferred by The
Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India; CSR Leadership Awards - Best Corporate
Social Responsibility Practices presented by ABP News; World Water Leadership Congress
Awards - Most Promising Brand endorsed by Asian Confederation of Businesses; National
Awards for Export Excellence and India Northern Region Award, instituted by Engineering
Export Promotion Council, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India for
Outstanding Export Performance won by WAPCOS. The Company also received “Water Awards”
under the categories of “Best Consultancy Company”, “Best Indian Water Company to
Work” and “Made in India – Best Water Company (Public Sector)”. The Award is supported
by UNESCO and ASSOCHAM.
WAPCOS is bound to achieve great heights under the dynamic leadership of Shri R.