Shri. Simanta Thakuria, IAS, Secretary, Finance Department, Assam, Member Secretary
Shri. Simanta Thakuria, a Post Graduate in Humanities (Political Science) from University of Delhi, joined the State Civil Service in Assam in the year 1983 before getting inducted into Indian Administrative Service, 2000 batch. During the last 32 years in the Civil Service he has gained wide ranging experience in administrative, planning, rural, finance etc. sectors. At present he is serving as Secretary in the Department of Finance, Government of Assam. Prior to this, he served as Secretary in Panchayat & Rural Development Department for nearly three years. He started his career as Extra Assistant Commissioner before becoming Sub Divisional Magistrate. He served as Joint Director in Assam Administrative Staff College and was involved in programmes of capacity building of the officers and staff of the State Government. He also served as Inspector General of Prisons, Assam for more than two years. For a brief period of one year he served as Managing Director of Assam State Warehousing Corporation.