Mr. Santosh Kumar Sarangi, IAS

Additional Secretary & Director General Foreign Trade

Government of India.

Presentation Topics : Business Session 1: Spice Based Applications : Potential & Prospects:Chair


Shri Santosh Kumar Sarangi is 1994 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Odisha cadre. He holds Degree in Master of Arts (Political Science) from the University of Delhi and Master in Public Policy from the Duke University, USA. In Odisha, apart from being the District Magistrate in three districts, he has served in various sectors like Education, Tourism, Mining and Tribal Affairs, Science and Technology. Between 2013 to 2019, he served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and handled responsibilities as Chairman, APEDA & Chairman, Tea Board. He has also worked as Additional Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of School Education and Literacy under the Ministry of Education along with the charge of Chairperson, NCTE, New Delhi. At present Shri Sarangi is working as Director General of Foreign Trade in the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.