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Shri Vinod Kumar Duggal

Name Shri Vinod Kumar Duggal Shri Vinod Kumar Duggal
Date of Birth: 01.11.1945
Address Raj Bhavan, Aizawl
Mizoram 796001
Phone Number 0389-2322262/2323200
Fax No. 0389-2323344

Shri Vinod Kumar Duggal



Educational Qualification

1) Graduated from Delhi University in 1965
2) Post-Graduation: National Defence College, Delhi, 1985 (National Security Issues)
3)Post-Graduation: Reading University, U.K., 1988-89 (Agriculture and Food Production)


1) He joined Indian Army in June, 1965 and was commissioned in the Regiment of Artillery as a Second Lieutenant till April, 1966 and also served as a Captain in July, 1971in NEFA (now Arunachal Pradesh) and Assam.
2) He took part in the early operations of Bangladesh War (February to July, 1971) in Sylhet Sector and assisted the Mukti Bahini in the Liberation effort.
3) He joined Indian Administrative Service in July 1971.

Political Life

1) He was District Magistrate Aizawl (Mizoram)and also concurrently Addl. Sessions Judge/District & Sessions Judge during that time tried several critical and important insurgency/assassination/murder cases; many of them ended in conviction. He also served in Mizoram from mid 1973 to late 1976.
2) He was Secretary to Lt. Governor, Delhi (1978-79).
3) He was Director of Tea Board of India, Sydney, Australia (1979-83) and served the responsibility of Indian tea promotion in the Pacific countries (Ministry of Commerce).
4) He was the Chief of Merchandizing Division in Trade Development Authority, Ministry of Commerce (1983-84). and concurrently held charge of the Managing Director, PSU, Model Food Industries for a long period
5) He was Managing Director of Goa Tourism and Development Commissioner, Goa (1986-87)
6) He served as Joint Secretary to the Government of India and Ministry of Food and Civil Supplies (1987-88)
7) He was also Tourism Advisor with Commonwealth Secretariat, London with responsibility of tourism development in Caribbean countries (1989-93)
8) He was Advisor to the Governor of Punjab/Administrator, Union Territory of Chandigarh (1993-95).
9) He was the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (1996-2000) , held concurrent charge of General Manager, Delhi Electric Supply Undertaking/Chairman, Delhi Vidyut (Electricity) Board and also looked after the Delhi Jal Board (then Delhi Water Supply and Sewage Disposal Undertaking for a long period.
10) He was the Additional Secretary of Ministry of Commerce in Government of India (2000-01)
11) He was the Director General of Tourism in Government of India (2001-2002)
12) He was the Secretary of Ministry of Steel in Government of India (2003).
13) He served as Special Secretary of Ministry of Environment & Forests in Government of India (2002-2003).
14) He was also Secretary in Ministry of Water Resources (2003-05)and concurrently held the charge of Secretary in Department of Drinking Water Supply under Ministry of Rural Development also for a long period


Former Governor/Lt Governor

Sl No Name Designation From To
20 Shri Vinod Kumar Duggal Governor 08.04.2014  
19 Shrimati Kamla Beniwal Governor 09.07.2014 06.08.2014
18 Shri Vakkom B. Purushothaman Governor 02.09.2011 08.07.2014
17 Lt. Gen (Retd) M. M. Lakhera Governor 25.07.2006 01.09.2011
16 Amolak Rattan Kohli Governor 18.05.2001 24.07.2006
15 Shri Ved Prakash Marwah
 (additional charge)
Governor 01.12.2000 17.05.2001
14 Shri A Padmanaban Governor 02.05.1998 30.11.2000
13 Dr A.P.Mukherjee Governor 29.01.1998 01.05.1998
12 12
Shri P.R.Kyndiah
Governor 10.02.1993 28.01.1998
11 Shri Swaraj Kaushal Governor 08.02.1990 09.02.1993
10 Capt W.A.Sangma Governor 21.07.1989 07.02.1990
9 General KV Krishna Rao
 (additional charge)
Governor 01.05.1989 20.07.1989
8 Shri H.Saikia Governor 20.02.1987 30.4.1989
7 Shri H.Saikia Lt Governor 11.12.1986 19.02.1987
6 Shri H.S.Dubey Lt Governor 10.08.1983 10.12.1986
5 Shri S.N.Kohli Lt Governor 16.04.1981 09.08.1983
4 Shri N.P.Mathur Lt Governor 27.09.1977 15.04.1981
3 Shri S.K.Chibber Lt Governor 13.06.1974 26.09.1977
2 Shri S.P.Mukherjee Lt Governor 24.04.1972 12.06.1974
1 Shri S.J.Das Chief Commissioner 21.01.1972 23.04.1972


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