Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs
Shri K. Rajaraman, a senior Indian Administrative Service Officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, is a B. Tech in Electronics & Communications, a first class MBA and Master of Economics.
He started his career as a Design Engineer in BHEL, Trichy in 1986. After joining the IAS in 1989, he has held administrative positions in the areas of Investment Promotion, Public Sector Undertakings, Industrial Infrastructure, Urban Transportation, VAT Administration, etc. He was Managing Director of Chennai Metro Railways for nearly 4 years during its construction phase, Commissioner for Commercial Taxes in State Government of Tamil Nadu and Joint Secretary Expenditure in Government of India in the recent past. He currently serves as Additional Secretary, Investment & International Economic Relations in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.
He is a certified trainer in Incident Command System for Disaster Management and has served as a Disaster Rescue Team leader in Nagapattinam (Tsunami relief 2014) and Kanchipuram (Floods 2015, 2016). His special interest is in the field of Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion, Consumer Protection, Disaster Management, Urban Mobility and Entrepreneurship.