Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, India
Shri Anand Kumar, Secretary joined as an IAS Officer in the year 1984 under Kerala State Cadre. He has served as Managing Director in National Highways Infrastructure Development Cooperation Limited. He was a part of the team which launched “God’s Own Country” Campaign and Planned introduction of Houseboats in Kerala. He is presently steering as Secretary of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India since June 2017. During his career he has held many important positions in tourism, infrastructure, industry, biotechnology, finance, revenue, elections and governance sectors under the State and federal governments.
He holds an M. Phil with distinction from University of Delhi and MBA with honours from University of Queensland, Australia.