Principal Secretary to Governor

Harpreeth Singh, IAS

Shri E.S.L. Narasimhan

Sri Harpreet Singh, IAS was born on 18th July, 1962. He did his B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) from IIT, Mumbai in 1983 and PGDBM (Management Degree) from IIM, Kolkata in 1985. He worked for six years in private sector, first with a multinational company and then with the Tata group. He joined the Indian Administrative Service in the year 1991.

During his 26 years of career, as an All India Service Officer of Andhra Pradesh Cadre, he served many departments at various levels and held important and responsible positions such as Sub-Collector, Bhadrachalam; Joint Collector, Kurnool; Deputy Commissioner (Excise), Hyderabad; District Collector, Vizianagaram; Managing Director, AP Mineral Development Corporation; Secretary to AP Vigilance Commission; Secretary, AP Public Service Commission; Managing Director, AP Dairy Development Corporation Federation Limited; Ex-Officio Secretary & Commissioner of Civil Supplies Corporation; Special Commissioner of Commercial Taxes; Commissioner (Appeals), O/o. the Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. After the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, he has been allotted to the Government of Telangana and served as Secretary to Government, Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Department and as Principal Secretary to Government, Labour Employment & Training and Factories Department. He has been elevated as Principal Secretary to Government from 27th February, 2016 and presently working as Principal Secretary to the Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, since 1st April, 2016.