Top 5 IAS Officers in Gujarat You Should Know

Gujarat, One of the state in India. A place where heaven falls, a place where great mind borns. Yes! We are talking about some of the great people of Gujarat, who made effective changes for their motherland.

Our list starts from here:

Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta

Gujarat cadre IAS officer of 1986 batch. Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta joined GNFC(Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemical) as a Managing Director on 2nd of may 2013. Since then he served as the Chairman of the board of Gujarat and Urban Development Company Limited till 11th of july 2016.

GNFC’s growth after his joining

Cashless transactions are been started by GNFC for it’s sales and also it’s township. In 2017, PoS machines are installed at various fertilizers retail centers which are falling in 243 Talukas in all the 33 district. 11.9 lac bags of fertilizers costing Rs 40.3 crore were purchased by 99,775 farmers through cashless transaction in 40 days from GNFC retail outlet. With this, GNFC became the first fertilizer company to do so in our country.

Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta’s Achievements

FAI Awards
Skoch Blue Economy Person of the Year Award
Australian Alumni Association is given a lifetime Achievement Award

Mr. Ajay Bhadoo

He is an IAS officer of 1999th batch. With 17 years of service in public administration, he brought the position of dynamism and leadership. Mr. Ajay Bhadoo went strength to strength and holded the positions like Secretary to the Honorable Chief Minister of Gujarat, Municipal Commissioner and Collector.

He worked as an Managing director of Gujarat Industrial Corridor Corporation Limited, Chief executive officer of Gujarat Development infrastructure Development Board and Dholera International Airport Company Limited etc.

Ms. Bhadoo was awarded as The Best Collector for his best performance in 2008 as well as in 2010.

Mr. Mukesh Puri

Mr. Mukesh Puri an IAS officer of Gujarat served as the Chairman of Board of Dakshin Gujarat Vij Company Limited from date 28th of july 2011 till 2nd of july 2012. Mr. Puri also served as the Director of Gujarat Industries Power Co. LTD and Director of Gujarat Urban development Company limited.

M Thennarasan

Mr. Thennarasan, IAS officer of 2000 batch. He took over as Municipal Commissioner of Surat in september 2016. He was the deputy Collector in Vyara in Tapi from 2003–2004. Before moving to Surat, he was the Commissioner as well as the Secretary to Government of Gujarat. There he handled the department of women and child development. He was also the deputy Commissioner of Municipal Corporation at Ahmedabad from 2013–2014 and Commissioner of geology and mining from 2015–2016.

Mrs. Shahmeena Husain

She has been the Managing director as well as Director Gujarat Green Revolution Company Limited since 7th of november 2016. Mrs. Husain being an IAS served as a Director of Administration at Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam LTD. till 24th of october 2016. She also served as the Chairperson of Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Limited till 21th of november 2016, Chairman of Dakshin Gujarat Vij Company Limited till 20th of October 2016, Director of Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited and Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Limited till 13th of March 2017.

Here are the Great IAS officers who changed the face of Gujarat.