Mr. Abhishek Singh


Mr. Abhishek Singh currently serves as the President & CEO of National e Governance Division (NeGD) that was created by the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology to play a pivotal role in supporting the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology in Programme Management and implementation of e-Governance projects and initiatives.


Mr. Singh did his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1992. He obtained his Masters in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School of Government as a Mason fellow in 2013. An officer of the 1995 batch of IAS, Mr. Singh has diverse experience of administration, managing law and order, implementing development programs, and of policy formulation at Central Government with regard to use of Technology for improving Governance. He has previously served as Secretary, Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board, Government of India; Principal Secretary to Chief Minister of Nagaland with additional charges of Principal Secretary Urban Development and Principal Secretary Personnel & Administrative Reforms; Home Commissioner Nagaland. He has been responsible for implementing development schemes at grass root level, ensuring law and order as also for collecting revenues for the State. Mr. Singh has also worked in close coordination with international and multilateral agencies like DFID, UNICEF and WHO for Child's Environment Project in Budaun, and Pulse Polio Eradication Programme in Uttar Pradesh. He was felicitated as one of the 100 most impactful leaders in the digital space by Exchange4media news group.