Mr Nagendra Nath Sinha
Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development

Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha, is a 1987 batch IAS Officer of Jharkhand cadre and is currently serving as Secretary, Department of Rural Development, Government of India.  Born on 29 July 1964, Shri Sinha holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and also Master of Health Science (Population & Family Health). 

Prior to this, Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha was working as Additional Chief Secretary, Rural Development, Govt. of Jharkhand where he played a pivotal role in organizing rural poor, creating sustainable livelihood & employment opportunities & NRM based development.

He has served in the state of Jharkhand in major departments including PWD, Mines, Industry , IT among others. He has to his credit several landmark projects in Jharkhand including Mega Sports Complex & Games Village at Ranchi, Ranchi Ring Road, State Data Center. He has also been instrumental in development of several policies and documents viz. PWD Code 2012, public private partnership policy etc.

His major interests are in the fields of sustainable development, IT, Infrastructure, Health and Institution Building.

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