Special Secretary and Financial Advisor (GoI)
Dr. (Ms) T. Kumar, SS&FA (MoS), Government of India
Dr. (Ms) T. Kumar, Special Secretary and Financial Advisor, Ministry of Shipping, and ex-officio part-time Director of the Company was appointed on the Board of Directors in November, 2012. Dr. (Ms) T. Kumar, an I.A.S. Officer of the West Bengal Cadre, holds a Ph.D in Ancient Indian History from the Delhi University. Before joining the I.A.S., she served Delhi University as a Lecturer for a brief stint. She has worked in the State Government of West Bengal in various senior positions in the Districts and the State Capital, including that of Labour Commissioner and Advisor, Industry. Dr. Kumar has also been on deputation with Government of India in Constitutional Organisations and Ministries such as the Union Public Service Commission, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Ministry for Development of the North East Region and Ministry of Culture. She was the Principal Secretary to the Speaker, Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) in the 14th Lok Sabha, between 2004-2009. Before her present posting with Government of India in November, 2012, Dr. Kumar was Additional Chief Secretary with the Government of West Bengal.