President, NSIT

President, NSIT

Shri Anil Baijal is a retired Indian Administrative Service officer and is the 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. He took over office on 31 December 2016. He has served as Union Home Secretary under the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. He has also served as Vice-Chairman of Delhi Development Authority; Chief Secretary of Andaman & Nicobar Islands; additional Home Secretary in the Information and Broadcasting; MD of Indian Airlines; CEO of Prasar Bharati; Development Commissioner of Goa; Commissioner (sales tax and excise) of Delhi; Councilor in charge of India Aid Mission in Nepal. He was responsible for the introduction of DD Bharti.

He retired from service in 2006 as Secretary of the Urban Development Ministry. After retirement, he was actively associated with the planning and implementation of ₹60,000 crore Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) launched by the Manmohan Singh government. He has served on the executive council of the Vivekananda International Foundation think-thank and multiple corporate boards including IDFC bank. He has also served, as an advisor, on National e-Governance Advisory Group (NAG); Advisory Group for Integrated Development of Power, Coal, and Renewable Energy; Committee on implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility in the current Narendra Modi government