AK Sharma. Pic: Ministry of MSME, Govt of India


Arvind Kumar Sharma (1988 IAS, Gujarat) who is presently Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Smaller and Medium Enterprises (MSME), has been presented additional charge of Secretary, Ministry of Textiles. The ministry of textiles has up-to-date his identify as Secretary on its web page. Sharma assumed charge of secretary MSME ministry on April 30 previous year.

The additional chagre has been presented to Sharma, as the term of textiles secretary Ravi Capoor, who was on Central deputation from July 23, 2019 till December 31, 2020, ended.

Prior to his appointment as MSME secretary, Sharma served as Extra Secretary in Key Minister’s Office.

A 1988 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, Sharma has worked in the Government of Gujarat for prolonged at a variety of positions which include discipline and policy amount and as Secretary to the Chief Minister of Gujarat. He has extensive working experience in grass root regulatory and developmental administration. He was recognised with the finest District Enhancement Officer when he worked in Vadodara district. He was known for his contribution in industrialisation of Gujarat as taking care of director of Industrial Extension Bureau and as a pioneer of the Vibrant Gujarat experiment.

Sharma’s working experience in infrastructure is similarly noteworthy due to the fact he held the posture of CEO of Gujarat Infrastructure Enhancement Board (GIDB) for a prolonged time. Through these years, GIDB was acclaimed as the most admired infrastructure company of the nation. His contribution in placing up the Gujarat area of committed freight corridor and Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor as nicely as Dholera distinctive investment decision area is also extremely talked about. He made on-line administrative processes which are internationally acclaimed.

Sharma’s working experience of far more than a 10 years in field and infrastructure sectors, alongside with his ongoing posture in the MSME ministry, would notably deliver large amount of value to the textiles ministry and assistance in rejuvenating India’s textile and garment sector.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (RKS)

Arvind Kumar Sharma (1988 IAS, Gujarat) who is presently Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Smaller and Medium Enterprises (MSME), has been presented additional charge of Secretary, Ministry of Textiles. The ministry of textiles has up-to-date his identify as Secretary on its web page. Sharma assumed charge of secretary MSME ministry on April 30 previous year.