Speakers  


 
 
Shri Susanta Majumdar IAS
Secretary
Information Technology and Electronics Department, Government of West Bengal
 
Susanta Majumdar joined the State Service in West Bengal in the year 1976 after graduating from the St Xavier’s College, Calcutta in Chemistry. In the year 2006 he was promoted to the Indian Administrative Service and allotted 1996 batch. In his long career as a civil servant he has worked in various capacities in the Government of West Bengal including Additional District Magistrate, Deputy Commissioner of Agricultural Income Tax, Joint Secretary in Finance Department and Director of Employment. He was appointed as Secretary in the Information Technology and Electronics Department in December 2012..

Shri Majumdar has written numerous articles on popular science and issues concerning environment. He has written and edited books on History of Science. His present area of interest is ‘Importance of Vernacular Content in Reducing Digital Divide’.