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Shri Avinash K. Srivastava
Shri Avinash K. Srivastava is an IAS officer of 1982 batch UP Cadre. After qualifying in Special Class Railway Apprenticeship (SCRA) Examination, he joined Indian Railway Institute of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Jamalpur, Bihar where he did B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering as well as B.Tech in Electrical Engineering. Later, he also did Post-Graduate Diploma in Management with specialization in Financial Management. He has held important assignments in the State Government of U.P. as well as in Government of India - Chief Development Officer, Faizabad, U.P.(1988-90), District Magistrate, Sidharthnagar, U.P. (1991-92), Secretary, Irrigation Department, U.P. (1996-98), Secretary, Home Department, U.P. (1999-2000), Director/Joint Secretary in Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, GoI (2000-2005), Joint Secretary/Additional Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, GoI (2008-2012), Additional Secretary/Special Secretary, Department of Agriculture, GoI (2013-16), Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, GoI (2016-17). He is presently working as Secretary in the Department of Consumer Affairs, where he took charge in June, 2017.