Dr Ashish Kumar Goel, 1995-Batch officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre has been appointed as the Joint Secretary, Department of Rural Development. At present, he is the Divisional Commissioner of Prayagraj.
His tenure would be of five years from the date of assumption of charge. Dr Goel will take over the post from Kamran Rizvi (1991-Batch).
He has held various key roles such as Secretary to Rural Development Department, Director, State Agriculture Production Mandi Parishad; Managing Director (MD), Uttar Pradesh Road Transport Corporation Limited (UPSRTC), Secretary to UP Basic Education Department among others.
Hailing from Bijnor, he has pursued B.Tech in Electrical Engineering and MA and PhD in Economics.
Dr Goel has been a part of several initiatives of Elets Technomedia. Listen to his address at the Kanpur Smart City Summit 2019.
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