Rakesh Verma, 1993-Batch officer of Punjab cadre has joined the Ministry of Tourism as Joint Secretary. Prior to this, he was serving as the Secretary, Technical Education and Industrial Training.
Verma has been appointed for a tenure of five years or until further orders, whichever is earlier. He has taken over the post from B Suman, 1996-Batch officer of Kerala cadre.
Joined as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. pic.twitter.com/uT8P7FivbM
— Rakesh Verma (@rkverma20) January 29, 2020
He has also held posts like Principal Secretary, Department of Science, Technology & Environment, Government of Punjab; Secretary, Medical Education and Research; Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Ludhiana, Managing Director of Punjab ICT Corporation (Punjab Infotech), Deputy Commissioner, Patiala and Kapurthala. He has also held the Directorial post at Department of Technical Education and Transport Department.
Verma is an alumnus of IIT Delhi. He has pursued B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering.