New Delhi: Shri Anoop Kumar Srivastava, an IAS officer of 1981 batch of Assam-Meghalaya Cadre has taken over the charge of Secretary in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Earlier to this, he was appointed Officer on Special Duty on November 29, 2016 in the same Ministry.
Shri Srivastava has served in several capacities in Government of India as Secretary in the Departments of Official Language, Border Management, Ministry of Home Affairs, Additional Secretary and Special Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Joint Secretary in Ministries of Home Affairs and Finance. In the States of Assam and Meghalaya, he served in various departments such as Agriculture, Health & Family Welfare, Public Health Engineering, Transport, Tourism, Power, Information Technology, Social Welfare, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary and Cooperation. He also served as Chief Electoral Officer of Meghalaya. Shri Srivastava has also served in two State PSUs.
Shri Srivastava is M.Tech. (Industrial & Management Engineering) from IIT, Kanpur and completed a certificate programme in Public Administration from Maxwell school of Public Administration, Syracuse University, New York, USA. He is the recipient of Web Ratna Award 2009 (Platinum Icon) in the Category “National Portal Coordinator”.