Bimal Kumar Jha has assumed the charge as Deputy Chairman of V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust, Tuticorin, succeeding N. Vaiyapuri, who retired on superannuation. Prior to the new assignment, he served as the Secretary of Paradip Port Trust and Deendayal (Kandla) Port Trust during 2012-19, and also held additional charge as Deputy Chairman of Deendayal Port Trust (Erstwhile Kandla Port Trust) from 24.7.2018 to 16.4.2019. Mr. Bimal Kumar Jha, holds a First Class Degree in Maths (Hons.) from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta University. He also holds Master Degree in Business Management with specialisation in Personnel Management from Department of Business Management, University of Calcutta. He is also UGC (NET) qualified in the field of Human Resource management, Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare.