Shri Niranjan K. Singh belongs to 1987 batch of Indian Forest Service (IFS) from Gujarat Cadre. He is currently working as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, New Delhi. Shri Singh is B.Tech in Mining Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. He accomplished his Ph.D on the topic “Estimation of Gross Domestic Product of Forestry sector in the State of Gujarat”. He has participated in various short term courses at the National and International level.
Shri Singh served in various capacities in the Centre and State Governments. He has worked at the district level for conservation and management of forests, watershed Management and social sector development. He had the opportunity to serve at the level- of Director dealing with Environment and Forestry sector in the Planning Commission, Government of India. He has also served at the Director level dealing with Integrated Watershed Development Programme (IWDP) in the Department of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. He served as Managing Director, Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation Limited for the development of agri-infrastructure and food processing sector in the State. Shri Singh has abundant experience of working in government and public sector.