Senior IAS officer Sanjeev Ranjan has been named secretary, Ministry of Shipping (MoS), as part of a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the central government, according to a Personnel Ministry order. He will replace Gopal Krishna, who is retiring on April 30.
Ranjan, a 1985-batch IAS officer of Tripura cadre is at present secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) till date from April 2019. Prior to this he was Chairman, National Highways Authority of India, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India from Oct 2018 – Mar 2019. He was also Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Ministry of Shipping, Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India from Aug 2015 – Jan 2017.
He help positions of Director, Shipping Corporation of India Ltd., Director, Indian Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.
Director, Dredging Corporation of India Ltd., Director, Indian Port Rail Corporation Ltd., Member, Inland Waterways Authority of India