Governing Body | International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore

Dr. Ajay Kumar, IAS

Ph.D., Business Administration, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, USA. 
M.S.Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, USA   
B.Tech. Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. 


Job Profile


Secretary, Department of Defense Production, Ministry of Defense, Government of India (December 2017.. continuing)
Responsible for overall defense production capabilities in the country. 
Additional Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and IT, Government of India (July 2015- November 2017)
Director General, NIC, Department of Electronics and IT, Government of India (periods between July 2014-.. and March 2016)

Selected Publications

Have several publications in refereed national and international journals including at ICIS, IEEE, IJEC, HICCS etc.

Champion of Change Award 2017 by CEAMA.

Foundation Day Lecture at Central University of Kerala, 2017

IESA-Technovation Awards 2015 – Technovation Sarabhai Award Winner for outstanding contribution to ESDM Industry and its Ecosystem.

“Electronics Leader of the Year” for the year 2012: for promotion of electronics industry in the country.

Graduate School Fellowship by the University of Minnesota, USA, 2004 and 2005

“Silver Elephant” medallion by National Scouts and Guides by His Excellency the President of India, 1994. 

Citation by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, 1994. 

“Outstanding Young Person” by the Junior Chamber of Kerala, 1994.