Speaker Bio & Abstract

Dr. Santosh Babu Prinicpal Secretary IT
Tamil Nadu

BiographySanthosh Babu is a Medical Doctor turned Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of the 1995 batch, of the Tamil Nadu cadre. He is an alumnus of the Government Medical College, Trivandrum. He firmly believes that only leadership embedded in integrity and selflessness, with the ability to innovate in the governance process, can take India to prosperity. He has served the Government of Tamil Nadu in various capacities; as Sub-Collector, Additional Collector, Special Officer to Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Executive Director of Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd, Joint Secretary–Department of Rural Development, District Collector of Sivaganga and Krishnagiri, Managing Director of ELCOT & Director e-Governance, Commissioner of Horticulture & Plantation Crops, Commissioner of Indian Medicine & Homeopathy and as Secretary to Government, Information Technology Department (2011), Chairman & Managing Director of Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation, and is currently serving as the Secretary to Government, Information Technology Department.