New Delhi, October 01, 2015: Dr. Anup K Pujari, IAS, Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise has been assigned the additional charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Steel. Dr. Pujari has also assumed the charge of CMD, Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) with effect from 01st October, 2015. He is a 1980 batch officer of Karnataka cadre.
Dr. Pujari has the experience of public sector management in the State of Karnataka for several years. His notable postings include Principal Secretary, IT & Biotechnology; Managing Director, Karnataka Food & Civil Supplies Corporation; Registrar, Bangalore University; Addl. Commissioner, Commercial Tax; Addl. Secretary, Finance; Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kanada District & Shimoga District. Dr. Pujari has served in Government of India in various capacities including the Director General of Foreign Trade in the Department of Commerce. He is currently the Secretary in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise where he is involved in policy making at the highest level. Before the present portfolio he has served as the Secretary in the Ministry of Mines.
Dr. Pujari has done Ph.D in Economics from Boston University and holds a post graduate degree in Economics from Delhi School of Economics.