Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi assumes charge as Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy


  • Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi assumed charge as new Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy on 11 May 2020. 
  • Chaturvedi met senior officers of the Ministry and took stock of the work and issues before the Ministry. Chaturvedi succeeded Anand Kumar in the Ministry who earlier took charge as Secretary, Ministry of Culture.
Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi: A fact file
  • Chaturvedi is a 1987 Batch IAS officer and belongs to Jharkhand cadre. Prior to this appointment, Chaturvedi was serving as Additional Chief Secretary and Additional Secretary, Department of Climate Change of the Ministry of Climate Change Department, Environment & Forest, Government of Jharkhand.
  • Chaturvedi is B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT-Kanpur and holds a PG in International Development from Harvard University (USA). 
  • He has worked in the Government of Jharkhand and Government of India at various positions including field and policy level. 
  • He has served as Joint Secretary or equivalent in PMO, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance. 
  • He has extensive experience of working in other departments like Planning Commission, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions. 
  • He has also undergone training in  Financial Management, Community Mobilisation & Participatory Management Techniques.