Thursday, November 27, 2014

Know Your Babu: New secretary in ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs Sunil Soni

WITH effect from December 31, 2014, Sunil Soni, 1981 batch Punjabi-speaking Maharashtra cadre IAS, will be the new secretary in the ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. An engineer-turned IAS, Soni holds masters degree in business management and post graduate diploma in information technology from the University of Western Sydney, Macarthur, Australia. Prior to joining as IAS, Soni worked with engineering major…
Larsen and Toubro, Mumbai. He was first selected for Indian Railways Mechanical Engineering Service before entering into IAS.
In early 1990s, he worked as collector in Sindhudurg. Then, he worked in deputy secretary and director in the union ministry of coal. Soni also worked as divisional commissioner, municipal commission and principal secretary in the state.
In April 2012, he joined the Centre as an additional secretary in the department of financial services under the finance ministry. In 2013-14, he was Director General in Bureau of Indian Standards.
Soni will retire on April, 2016.

1 comment:

  1. Hope Sunil Soni IAS will contribute a lot in the ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs.