Mr. Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi

Visiting Professor of Practice
Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering
IIT Kanpur


  • Master in Public Administration in International Development (MPAID) from Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, USA.
  • B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT-Kanpur.

Professional Appointments

  • 2023-Present: Director General, Electric Power Transmission Association (EPTA).
  • 2023-Present: Visiting Professor of Practice, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur.
  • 2020-2022: Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India.
  • 2017-2020: Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Government of Jharkhand.
  • 2014-2017: Senior Adviser to Executive Director for India, International Monetary Fund (IMF) at Washington DC.
  • 2008-2014: Private Secretary to Prime Minister of India.
  • 1987-2014: Worked in several diverse areas as a member of the IAS.