Mr. Atul Chaturvedi, aged 52 years, holds Master’s Degree in Zoology from University of Delhi, India. He joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1986 - Assam Meghalaya cadre. Since then he has held several important positions in Government of India and Government of Assam. The major previous assignments in Government of Assam included tenures with State Electricity Board, Department of Tourism, Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Department of Agriculture and Department of Disaster Management. The major assignments in Government of India included tenures with Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Planning Commission, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Sports.
Presently Mr. Chaturvedi holds the position of Joint Secretary in the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry at New Delhi. He is looking after formulation of Foreign Direct Investment Policy and Promotion, approval and facilitation of FDI, Investment Promotion and International Cooperation related to Europe, Development of Leather in India. He is also in-charge of ‘Make-in-India’ publicity initiatives in the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion recently launched by Prime Minister of India on 25th September 2014.