India Tourism: Change at the top

Read us | Listen to us | Watch us | Join Subscribe to our YOUTUBE |


Afrikaans Afrikaans Albanian Albanian Amharic Amharic Arabic Arabic Armenian Armenian Azerbaijani Azerbaijani Basque Basque Belarusian Belarusian Bengali Bengali Bosnian Bosnian Bulgarian Bulgarian Cebuano Cebuano Chichewa Chichewa Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Simplified) Corsican Corsican Croatian Croatian Czech Czech Dutch Dutch English English Esperanto Esperanto Estonian Estonian Filipino Filipino Finnish Finnish French French Frisian Frisian Galician Galician Georgian Georgian German German Greek Greek Gujarati Gujarati Haitian Creole Haitian Creole Hausa Hausa Hawaiian Hawaiian Hebrew Hebrew Hindi Hindi Hmong Hmong Hungarian Hungarian Icelandic Icelandic Igbo Igbo Indonesian Indonesian Italian Italian Japanese Japanese Javanese Javanese Kannada Kannada Kazakh Kazakh Khmer Khmer Korean Korean Kurdish (Kurmanji) Kurdish (Kurmanji) Kyrgyz Kyrgyz Lao Lao Latin Latin Latvian Latvian Lithuanian Lithuanian Luxembourgish Luxembourgish Macedonian Macedonian Malagasy Malagasy Malay Malay Malayalam Malayalam Maltese Maltese Maori Maori Marathi Marathi Mongolian Mongolian Myanmar (Burmese) Myanmar (Burmese) Nepali Nepali Norwegian Norwegian Pashto Pashto Persian Persian Polish Polish Portuguese Portuguese Punjabi Punjabi Romanian Romanian Russian Russian Samoan Samoan Scottish Gaelic Scottish Gaelic Serbian Serbian Sesotho Sesotho Shona Shona Sindhi Sindhi Sinhala Sinhala Slovak Slovak Slovenian Slovenian Somali Somali Spanish Spanish Sudanese Sudanese Swahili Swahili Swedish Swedish Tajik Tajik Tamil Tamil Thai Thai Turkish Turkish Ukrainian Ukrainian Urdu Urdu Uzbek Uzbek Vietnamese Vietnamese Xhosa Xhosa Yiddish Yiddish Zulu Zulu
Arvind Singh India Ministry of Tourism Secretary 1

The Ministry of Tourism for the Government of India announced a new Secretary has been named. Arvind Singh will step into the position beginning February 1, 2021.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

There is change taking place at the top of the India Tourism Ministry in the form of a new Secretary. Arvind Singh has been named as the new secretary in the Ministry of Tourism effective February 1, 2021, where at the moment, two of the top officers in the department are women.

The 1988 batch Maharashtra cadre bureaucrat moves up in the tourism industry ranks from the Airports Authority of India where he was Chairman. Apart from AAI, he was Additional Chief Secretary (Energy) in Government of Maharashtra. He has also worked as Chairman and Managing Director of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd. (MSPGCL) and the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd. (MSETCL).

Yogendra Triphati, the present Secretary, is moving to the Ministry of Chemicals. He led the India Ministry of Tourism for 2 years. Perhaps, one of the last tasks of Triphati as Secretary of Tourism will be to see the launch of Bharat Parv – festival of India – taking place tomorrow, January 26, 2021, at the Ashok Hotel where the Speaker of Lok Sabha, Om Birla, will be the chief guest.

Singh joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1988 after acquiring Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi. His initial assignments were as Assistant Collector at Aurangabad and as Chief Executive Officer of Aurangabad and Nagpur Zilla Parishads. After a stint in the Chief Secretary’s office at Mumbai, he moved to Kolhapur as District Collector.

Moving to the Centre in 2001, he worked in various ministries including Commerce and Shipping and as Private Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture. He served at the Embassy of India, Tokyo as Minister (Economic & Commerce) between 2014-17.

The India Tourism Ministry is the nodal agency for the formulation of national policies and programs and for the coordination of activities of various central government agencies, state governments/UTs, and the private sector for the development and promotion of tourism in the country.

#rebuildingtravel

Print Friendly, PDF & Email