Friday, July 15, 2011

PMO inducts two new officials -- Sanjay Lohiya and Krishan Kumar

A DAY before the Cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister inducted two director level officers to his office which could give a new look to the PMO. In circulars dated July 11, 2011, 1997 batch Punjab cadre IAS Krishan Kumar and 1994 batch Assam cadre IAS, Sanjay Lohia were appointed as directors in PMO. Lohiya is three batch senior to Kumar, but incidentally both are of 42-year-old.

Who is Sanjay Lohiya?
Service: 1994 batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre IAS
Date of Birth: August 30, 1969
Place of Domicile: Rajasthan
Educational Qualifications: B.Sc in physics
Major Postings
* Deputy Commissioner, Darrang
* Commissioner , Guwahati Municipality
* Deputy Commissioner, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia
* Secretary (cadre) Agriculture
* Commissioner (Taxes)
* Now, Director, PMO

Who is Krishan Kumar?
Service: 1997 batch Punjab cadre IAS
Date of Birth: February 25, 1969
Place of Domicile: Haryana
Educational Qualifications: BE, Electronics
Major Postings
* Assistant Commissioner, Muktsar
* SDM, Jalandhar
* Dy Director, Urban Development (cadre)
* Additional Commissioner, Excise and Taxation
* Additional MD, Agriculture and Cooperation
* Dy Commissioner, Nawanshahr
* Now Director, PMO


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    1. I am thankful to our PM who has chosen Mr. Sanjay Lohiya as a Director in his office. Recently i got a chance to meet him in PMO and I was mesmerised by his dynamism and intelligence with such a polite behaviour. Thanks to him and our Prime Minister.

      Janmajay singh
      Emmrc,St.Xavier's college