Dharmendra assumed charge as new Chairperson of NDMC
New Delhi(News4city Desk)- Dharmendra,an IAS officer of the 1989 batch of AGMUT cadre, assumed charge as Chairperson New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) today. Immediate after assuming the charge, Shri Dharmendra convened an introductory meeting with Secretary, NDMC and all Head of the Departments of NDMC at Council Room, Palika Kendra, New Delhi.
Dharmendra succeeds Naresh Kumar who in July, 2019 was transferred to Arunachal Pardesh as Chief Secretary. In meanwhile Chief Secretary of Delhi, Vijay Kumar Dev was holding the additional charge as Chairperson of NDMC.
Dharmendra was currently serving as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor in Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India.
Dharmendra has held several important assignments in past, serving both Central and Delhi Governments in various capacities. He has worked over ten years in Urban Sector in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation, Government of India and DDA.
He has served in Delhi Government in capacity of Secretary (Environment and Forest) and also in the department of Industries, Urban Development, Irrigation and Flood Control. He was Deputy Commissioner (Revenue) New Delhi and North-West Delhi and was also Commissioner (Land Management) in DDA.
He has also worked in the cadre in Goa, Daman Diu / Dadra Nagar Haveli and Mizoram in various capacities. Dharmendra has done his B.Tech (Civil Engineering) from IIT-Delhi.