Shri Alok Sinha, a 1986 batch IAS Officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, is currently serving as Agriculture Production Commissioner and Additional Chief Secretary, Commercial Tax Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh. Born on 16 April 1962, Shri Sinha is a Post Graduate in Physics and has wide experience of working in departments viz. Planning, Heavy Industries, Health and Family Welfare, Road Transport, Food & Civil Supply, IT & Electronics and Secondary Education. He has held several important portfolios like Divisional Commissioner (Meerut), DM & Collector (Dehradun, Uttarkashi & Etawah districts), Chairman, Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation, Inspector General, Stamps & Registration. He has also served as Joint Secretary, Civil Aviation, GoI and Chairman Airport Authority of India.