The Ministry of Shipping, government of India, has appointed Dr E Ramesh Kumar, IAS 1999 batch of the Madhya Pradesh Cadre, as chairman of the Mormugao Port Trust. Dr Kumar has taken over charge of his office from October 24.
Dr Kumar, IAS, hails from the State of Andhra Pradesh, and holds a MBBS degree, and a Post Graduate degree in Public Policy and Management from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore. Prior to his appointment to the post of chairman MPT, Dr Kumar, was the Joint Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, government of India. He was the Vice Chairman and MD of the Girijan Co-op Corporation, Vishakapatnam Ministry of Social Welfare/Social Justice and empowerment, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Prior to that he worked as Collector in Sagar, Chhatarpur, Khargone and Dindori districts of Madhya Pradesh