Shri C.J. Venugopal, IAS
Principal Secretary to Governor, Odisha


Obtained B. Tech. Degree from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal, Andhra Pradesh and P.G.D.M from I.I.M., Ahmedabad. Joined Indian Administrative Service (IAS) 1988, Odisha Cadre. Started his career as Sub-Collector, Jharsuguda, Nawapara, later moved to Sambalpur as Project Director, DRDA; Collector, Balangir, Collector, Jharsuguda. He also served as Additional Secretary, Panchayati Raj Department, Managing Director, Orissa State Financial Corporation, Vice-Chairman, Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), Additional Secretary, Industries Department, Director, Panchayati Raj, Managing Director, Orissa Mining Corporation Ltd.(OMC), Commissioner-cum-Secretary Fisheries and A.R.D., Chairman-cumManaging Director, GRIDCO and OPTCL, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, IPICOL, Principal Secretary, Public Enterprises Department, Rural Development Department and Home Department etc. Now he has been functioning as Principal Secretary to the Governor of Odisha and additional charge of the Science and Technology Department. He has undergone training from reputed institutes of the country like National Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad and National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. He has also received training abroad on Community Participation in Indonesia.

Phone No.                                                                 E-mail.

Office    : 91-674- 2536699                                   govsecodisha@nic.in

Fax        : 91-674- 2536582