Joint Secretary and Mission Director (Smart Cities), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India.
Mission Director, Smart Cities Mission He leads the nationwide implementation of arguably the largest and most complex urbanization initiative on the planet, the Smart Cities Mission. The Mission is designed to catalyse investments of around USD 30 billion for the development of 100 smart cities in a five-year period. The mission aims to improve the quality of life of India’s urban residents along with the provision of integrated infrastructure and services through implementation of smart solutions. Awards and Citations Prime Minister’s award for excellence in AADHAR Governance 2012 The best e-governed district in the Country (for his role in Jalgaon) 2009 Prime Minister's IndoSan award 2017