Shri Rajendra Prasad has assumed the charge of Managing Director, National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited on 7th July 2022 in addition to his duties as Director Project, NHSRCL.
Shri Prasad is working as Director Project with NHSRCL since November 2017 and is overall in-charge of civil engineering works of the Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project, popularly known as Bullet Train Project.
As the Director Project, NHSRCL, he has spearhead the civil works of the MAHSR section in the state of Gujarat i.e. 352 Km including the award of biggest single Infrastructure contract in the country comprising of 237 Km long via-duct and 4 stations.
He has worked as Divisional Railway Manager, Chakradharpur (Feb 2015- May 2017), Group General Manager, DFCCIL (Dec 2011- Feb 2015), Chief Engineer, Construction Southern Railways (June 2006 - April 2009) and Resident Engineer, General Consultants to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (Feb 1999 - Feb 2004).