|Ms. Zohra Chatterji|
Ms. Zohra Chatterji is an officer of the 1979 batch of the IAS belonging to Uttar Pradesh cadre. She has held various important assignments in U.P and has been associated with the industries sector in UP for nearly 10 years and has held posts including MD of the UP Small Industries Corporation and UP Handlooms. She has also served as Secretary and Director General, Tourism & Secretary and Director Industries & Labour Commissioner. Her last assignment in UP before joining Government of India was as Principal Secretary, Industries, IT & Electronics, Government of Uttar Pradesh. She was awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration for implementing an e-governance project “Lokvani” for redressal of public grievances in UP. She also set up “E-Suvidha” in Lucknow and the UP Trade Promotion Authority as its first Member Secretary.
Ms. Chatterji joined the Government of India in May,2007 on Central deputation as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India. On her promotion as Additional Secretary, she served as Member Secretary, National Commission for Women. She has joined as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Coal on 19th September’2011. She is a graduate in Physics (Hons.) and Post-graduate in English Literature.