Sonal Goel, 2008-Batch officer of Haryana cadre has been appointed as the CEO of Gurugram Metropolitan City Bus Limited (GMCBL) and Additional CEO of Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA). She assumed the charges on Friday.
Prior to this, Goel was serving as the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation of Faridabad. She has also held the posts of Smart City Faridabad CEO, Jhajjar District Commissioner, Haryana Urban Development Authority Administrator, and Additional CEO of Faridabad Metropolitan Development Authority (FMDA). Originally from Tripura cadre, Goel joined the Haryana cadre in July 2016.
During her service in the Tripura cadre, she has served as District Magistrate & Collector, Gomati District, Tripura; State Project Director, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan; ADM & Collector, South Tripura; CEO, Agartala Municipal Council; Joint Secretary Labour Department; SDM, Ambassa and Assistant Collector, West Tripura.
Goel is an alumna of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), University of Delhi, from where she has pursued B.Com. She has pursued LLB from Faculty of Law, Delhi University and Company Secretary from Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), New Delhi.
Goel has featured in Top 25 Women transforming India by Niti Aayog, United Nations and MyGov in September 2016.