Harish Chandra Mathur has played a crucial role in the conceptualisation of the ‘mega highways project’ road corridors in Rajasthan. He has over 34 years of managerial and professional experience in infrastructure sector in India and abroad, especially in various road construction projects. He was associated with design and implementation of various highways and bridges projects.
Mathur graduated from MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur. He was awarded the Gold Medal for securing first position. He has done his Masters in Highway Engineering from University of Birmingham, UK. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Noida Toll Bridge Company Ltd since October 1, 2010, and also serves as CEO of Road Infrastructure Development Company of Rajasthan Ltd and IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd. Mathur is responsible for negotiating, approving and overseeing the various arrangements entered into by IL&FS Transportation Networks in its day-to-day business.
Prior to joining IL&FS Transportation Networks and the IL&FS Group, Mathur was associated with NHAI during its inception period from 1998 to 2004. He served as Project Director of NHAI, in charge of implementing project units for more than six years. Completion of Golden Quadrilateral of NHDP, spanning a length of about 450 km including Jaipur-Delhi and Jaipur-Kishangarh national highways, are among the few projects covering the vast canvas of his work. He also has completed the development work of the 1,053-km long Mega Highways Project road corridors in Rajasthan costing more than Rs.1,600 crore which was a challenging task. He was also associated with the broad gauge conversion of Jaipur-Delhi railway track.
Harish Chandra Mathur has published a number of technical papers in IRC including a landmark paper on ‘Design and Construction of Reinforced Earth Structure’ for approach works for structures which has given new dimensions to the technology in India.
Presently, he is looking after the development of highways undertaken by ITNL for the Rajasthan government and NHAI projects.