Sanjeev Chopra assumes charge as Secretary, Dept of Food and Public Distribution

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Sanjeev Chopra

Sanjeev Chopra has assumed charge as the Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution with effect from 31 October 2022. He is a 1990 batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre.

Important facts

  • Sanjeev Chopra completed his B Com Honours and MBA from FMS, Delhi University. Later, he completed his LLB from Utkal University Bhubaneswar and MSc from the London School of Economics & Political Science. 

  • He started his career as Sub Collector in Baripada (Odisha).

  • He served as District Collector and District Magistrate in Koraput, Odisha from 1995 to 1997.

  • He served as Director/Deputy Secretary in the Department of Technical Education and Training during 1999-2000.

  • He served as the Managing Director of State Co-operative Banks during 2000-2004.

  • He has also served as Secretary in departments like Industry, General Administration, Agriculture and Home.

  • He has been awarded the National e-Governance Award by the Government of India for Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering for Digital Transformation in the year 2020 and 2021.

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