inter-cadre deputation of 2004 batch Punjab cadre IAS Ms Kavita Singh from Punjab cadre to AGMUT cadre (Chandigarh administration) for appointment as CITCO’s MD for a period of three years.
37-year-old IAS officer, originally hailing from Maharashtra, is expected to be a driving force in making Chandigarh, a city of beautiful, a major tourist hub. CITCO manages prominent Chandigarh hotels such as Hotel Mountview, Hotel Shivalikview and Hotel Parkview. Hotel Mountview, located in the backdrop of Shivalik Hills, is the only five star hotel in the Region North of Delhi.
Ms Singh had earlier served in Roop Nagar and Hoshiarpur (as additional deputy commissioner) and Kapurthala (as deputy commissioner), all in Punjab. In 2011-12, she was the MD of Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation (PSIDC), and then the MD of Punjab Communications Ltd. She also served in the state’s personnel department taking charge of administrative reforms.
Ms Singh did her post-graduation in economics before getting into IAS cadre.