Bio data of Shri Ambuj Sharma

2. DATE OF BIRTH - 15th December, 1958
3. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS – M.Sc (Geology- Lucknow University)), M.A. (Rural Social Development – Reading University, UK), MBA (IGNOU).
4. WORK EXPERIENCE – Joined Indian Administrative Service in Tamil Nadu Cadre in 1983. Served in different capacities, both in the State as well as Central Government, in various departments including Revenue, Finance, Rural Development, Urban Development, Industries, Home etc. Served as the District Collector and Magistrate in Kanniyakumari district (TN) during 1993-94. On deputation to the Govt of India, served as Director in Home Ministry during 1996-2000; as Joint Secretary and later Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises during 2008-15; and after empanelment as Secretary level in GOI - as Secretary General, National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) during 2017-18, superannuating from there on 15th December, 2018. Recipient of numerous awards during education and service period. Well versed in Hindi, English and Tamil languages.
5. SPECIAL MONITOR for Health, Mental Health, Environment, Water and Sanitation issues.