Shri Narendra Kumar Sinha, IAS (Bihar: 1980) today assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting on transfer of Shri Ajay Mittal, IAS. Prior to his appointment, Shri Sinha was Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
During a career span of more than 35 years, Shri Sinha has held various field postings and has worked from grassroots to the higher levels of governance in both State and Central Governments. Prior to being Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Shri Sinha served as Principal Secretary, Information Technology Department, Government of Bihar. He has served as Additional Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development.
He has taken many lectures and participated in innumerable workshops, symposiums and public functions to connect with experts, stakeholders and general public to explain them government schemes, elicit their response on various government policies and social issues. He has travelled widely within the country as well as abroad and has been part of many government delegations during national and international meetings, negotiations and events as a senior member.
Shri Sinha is an M.E (Electrical) from IISc, Bengaluru. He also has an MBA from Southern Cross University, Australia and is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India).