S Suresh Kumar (IAS) assumes charge as Chairman of DVC
New Delhi: S Suresh Kumar (IAS) has assumed the charge of Chairman of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) with effect from Monday. Prior to joining the post, Kumar was working in the capacity of Director General at Netaji Subhash Administrative Training Institute, Kolkata.
Kumar joined the Indian Administration Services in the West Bengal Cadre in 1988. He holds a B Tech degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras.
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Kumar served as the Additional Chief Secretary to the Govt. of West Bengal, Power Department since November 2019 till April 2023 and was also assigned the additional charge of non-conventional Energy Resources Deptt., Govt. of West Bengal.
Kumar also served a multitude of administrative posts during his career span: as the Director (Finance) of National Aids Control Organization from 2006-08, as the OSD in the Election Commission of India during 2009, as the Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI from 2008-2014.
Kumar has a vast repertoire of experience in both technical as well as administrative domains for over 30 years.