(born 31 January 1938), belonging to the Indian Administrative Service
1960 batch, is one of the eminent public servants
, who has held important positions in the Government of India
, most prominent of which was that of the Central Vigilance Commissioner.
A Tanjore Maharashtrian
, he was born in Thiruvananthapuram
, the capital of the Indian state
, and was educated in Tiruchirapalli
(then called Madras
). He joined the Indian Administrative Service on 16 May, 1960.
Shri N Vittal is from the Indian Adminstrative Services cadre 1960 batch. He has held the appointments of Chairman, Telecom Commission and Secretary, Department of Telecommunication, Government of India, Chairman, Public Enterprises Selection Board and before retirement his last appointment was Central Vigilance Commissioner.His experience of more than 35 years covers a wide spectrum with focus on industrial administration, science and technology and security. As Secretary to the Government of India, he initiated policies for boosting software, setting up software technology parks and strategic alliance with the industry.Also he was successful in introducing the electronics hardware technology Park scheme, whereby, mini Hongkongs and mini Singapores could be created in India to boost manufacture of electronic hardware. He made the Department of Electronics a frontrunner in adjusting to the new industry-friendly policy, encouraging foreign direct... Read More