Mr. Kacker has been an I.A.S officer with the Indian government for almost 30 years and has held important senior positions, both in policy formulation roles as well as in executing capacities. As a member of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), he has been at the forefront of India’s highways revolution and was instrumental in planning and executing a major portion of the Golden Quadrilateral.
The country’s first major project on public private partnership (PPP) basis, the six-lane Jaipur-Kishangarh Project was negotiated and finalized by him. The first Greenfield Expressway of India, the Ahmedabad-Vadodara Expressway was completed under his leadership. He has worked in various positions in the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
In view of his experience in the infrastructure sector, the Government of India inducted him as Member, Task Force on Infrastructure Development and Mega Projects. He also serves as Independent Director on the Board of two companies – Arshiya International Ltd, and, Entertainment World Developers Ltd.
He holds a master’s degree in Economics from Harvard University, USA and was a topper at Allahabad University in B.Sc. (Physics, Mathematics, and Statistics) as well as in M.A. (Political Science)