New Delhi, 11 Jun 2015: Shri Rakesh Singh, IAS, Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Steel has taken additional charge of the post of Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) today i.e 11th June (forenoon). Shri Singh is a 1978 batch officer of Punjab cadre.
He has the experience of public sector management in the State of Punjab of about 13 years as a Chief Executive. He has also served on the boards of banks, insurance companies and financial institutions. He is currently the Secretary in the Ministry of Steel, Government of India and is involved in policy making at the highest level.
Shri Singh is a Graduate in Science and a Post Graduate in History from the University of Allahabad. He also holds a Post Graduate Degree in Economic and Social Sciences from the University of Manchester.