Mr. Gaurav Gupta


Mr. Gaurav Gupta is currently the MD of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC). He has 25 years of experience in fields of Commerce & Industries, Infrastructure, Power, Urban Development & Transportation.


Mr. Gaurav Gupta did his graduation in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1987 and subsequently did his M.Tech from IIT Delhi. He later earned a degree in Public Finance Management from Harvard University in 2005 . Mr. Gupta has worked to create critical infrastructure - transport, water and electricity - for the State. He has been the key driver for the 'Invest Karnataka 2016', the flagship mega-investment summit. As an officer of Indian Administrative Service of the 1990 batch, he worked with the Karnataka Government as Principal Secretary in Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology sectors. He helped to enhance the ecosystem for the Infotech and Biotech industry, and promote innovation, research and startups. He has been influential in creating centres of Excellence and incubation spaces in new technologies such as IoT, AI, ML, Robotics with Industry partners. Mr. Gaurav Gupta was conferred with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2011 from IIT Kanpur.