Blue Dart Express Appoints Vandana Aggarwal as Independent Director

On June 6, 2024 the Board of Directors of Blue Dart Express Limited appointed Dr. Vandana Aggarwal as an Independent Director for a period of five years with effect from July 23, 2024. Subject to the approval of the Shareholders at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

Dr. Vandana Aggarwal, 63, has been a career civil servant and economist for about 36 years. Aggarwal joined the Indian Economic Service in 1986 after her studies at the University of London and University of Delhi, including Lady Shri Ram College for Women, the Delhi School of Economics, and the Department of Financial Studies and Business Economics. Her Ph.D. thesis was on Investment and Regulatory Aspects of Deep-Sea Mining. She last served as Senior Economic Adviser (Additional Secretary) in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India. She has also served on the Boards of Directors of Central Public Corporates and Councils such as AAI Cargo Logistics & Allied Services Ltd. (AAICLAS) and Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC). She has worked in various Central Government Ministries (Civil Aviation, Finance, Commerce, Industry, Cabinet Secretariat, Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Planning Commission, Ninth Finance Commission, and the Permanent Mission of India to the World Trade Organisation). She is currently serving on governmental bodies, as Member, Advisory Committee on Maritime Studies and also as Lead Expert for Course Consolidation, both at the Indian Maritime University and as Chairperson of various committees for seeding greenfield businesses at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in India’s GIFT-City, such as Aircraft, Ship Acquisitions, Leasing and Financing under Projects Rupee Raftaar and SAFAL respectively. She is also a Member on the Advisory Committee of the Air Cargo Forum India, a non-profit, non-governmental, nationwide trade and logistics forum. She has been on the Board of Blue Dart Aviation Ltd. since October 27, 2022.


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