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
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
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.