Mr. Mehrotra is an Honours Graduate in Science from the University of Patna. He is the former Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).
He joined LIC as a Direct Recruit Officer in 1977 and in an illustrious career spanning over 35 years, has occupied several pivotal positions in LIC spanning three Zones and the Corporate Office at Mumbai. Prior to taking charge as Managing Director of LIC, Mr. Mehrotra was posted as Executive Director (International Operations) to lead LIC’s overseas trust. He has served on the Board of some of the well know Companies such as ACC Limited, ITC Limited, IL & FS Limited etc. and is presently a Board member of Tata Steel Limited, MCX Limited and Computer Age Management Services Private Ltd.
Mr. Mehrotra has attended several important knowledge forums in India and abroad and is associated with the apex training institutes of insurance in India like the National Insurance Academy and the Insurance Institute of India.