Transforming The Food Economy
3-5 November, 2017 | Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India


Shri Avinash K. Srivastava

Shri Avinash K. Srivastava

Designation : Secretary

Company : Consumer Affairs Government of India

Speaking in : Plenary Session 2 One Nation, One Food Law : Enabling Regulatory Environment for Investment in the Food Sector

Personal Profile :

  • 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.

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