In the seventh episode of the Shoonya podcast, we have with us the Principal Secretary, Department of Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) of Government of Telangana - Mr. Jayesh Ranjan.
Mr. Ranjan has previously served as the Commissioner and Managing Director of the Industries Department, Secretary in the Tourism Promotion Department, and Vice-Chairman of the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA). In addition, Mr. Ranjan has served on various rural assignments in different parts of India for over 12 years, working in diverse sectors like Tribal Development, Natural Resources Management, Poverty Alleviation, and other related Social Development Sectors. Also, Mr. Ranjan was an all-India topper of his IAS batch of 1992 and was awarded the Royal Order of the Polar Star by His Majesty the King of Sweden in 2019 for promoting Swedish business interests in India, including the opening of IKEA’s first Indian store in Hyderabad.
This episode is hosted by Mr. Randheer Singh, Director, E-Mobility at NITI Aayog.