Shri. Basudeb Banerjee, IAS

Principal Secretary, Dept. of IT
Govt. of West Bengal
Mr. Basudeb Banerjee,IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Information-Technology, Bio-Technology Industrial Reconstruction and Public Enterprises, Government of West Bengal was educated at La Martiniere for Boys, Kolkata, Presidency College Kolkata (Bachelorís degree with a 1st Class in Economics) University of Calcutta (Masterís degree with a 1st Class in Economics). He has worked as Probationary Officer in State Bank of India and joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1983. He has held several posts in the Government of West Bengal and the Government of India. These include District Magistrate in the districts of Birbhum and South 24 Parganas, Director, Cottage and Small Scale Industries, Government of West Bengal, Deputy Chairman of the Tea Board of India (Government of India), Secretary, Information and Cultural Affairs, Government of West Bengal, Chief Electoral Officer for West Bengal (under the Election Commission of India), Chairman of the Tea Board of India (Government of India).He has participated as an International Observer in elections for the President of the Palestinian Authority at Ramallah in January 2005 representing the Election Commission of India. Headed a number of trade delegations and attended events overseas to UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, USA, UK, France, Germany, Kenya, Egypt, Libya, South Africa, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia, China, Japan, Vietnam, Australia, Chile etc. Mr. Banerjee is married with two daughters.
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