Shri Manoj Ahuja, is an IAS officer of the 1990-batch from Odisha cadre. He holds a B.E (Mech.) Degree from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, MBA from Punjab University, Chandigarh and Masters in Public Administration (International Development) from Harvard University, USA. Having numerous training modules and research papers to his credit, he is credited with an extensive experience and professionalism.
Prior to joining as Secretary, Agriculture, Shri Manoj Ahuja has held several portfolios like Joint Director (Personnel Training / Personnel & General Administration), Commissioner & Secy (Steel & Mines, Sports & Youth Services). He was serving as the Chairman, Central Board of Secondary Education, Ministry of Education, in the rank of Secretary to Government of India before the current posting