MRS. NALINI KAK
Non-executive independent Director
Mrs. Nalini Kak as a gazetted officer of the Indian Railway Accounts Service (1981 batch) has 36 years of experience in government administration, holding key managerial positions on several zonal railways. Most recently, she served as Additional Member - Budget, Railway Board in the Ministry of Railways. Her prior roles have included serving as Principal Financial Advisor & Chief Accounts Officer on Western Railway (~Rs. 12,000 crores earnings budget), equivalent to a rank of Additional Secretary in the Government of India; as well as Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer – Traffic, Finance and Budget on Central Railway. She has had direct oversight on all aspects of Railway accounts, budgeting and finance, pension, revenue, earnings and capital expenditure, tenders and contracts and played a significant role in developing a system of apportionment of earnings after the Indian Railways restructuring from 9 to 16 zones, supervising the creation of a pan-India pension portal, as well as the implementation of an IT based system for receipts and expenditures. She currently serves on the panel of Arbitrators of Northern Railway and is a member of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. Ms. Kak received a B.A. in English & Economics from Isabella Thoburn College and a M.A. in History from Jawaharlal Nehru University.