Additional Chief Secretary
Shri B.K. Sinha, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary,
Ports & Transport Department,
Government of Gujarat
Mr. B.K.Sinha is currently posted as Additional Chief Secretary, Ports & Transport Department, Government of Gujarat and as Chairman of Gujarat Maritime Board. He has earlier served as the Managing Director of Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation, Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited, Municipal Commissioner of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Chairman of the Gujarat Housing Board and Deputy Chief Executive of the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation. Besides these, he has been Principal Secretary of the Transport, Prohibition, Excise & Jails Department and also Principal Secretary of the Urban Development and Urban Housing Department.
During his stint with the Government of India, Mr. Sinha was posted at Tokyo as the Regional Director of the Ministry of Tourism looking after tourism promotion in Asia. He was also subsequently serving as the Development Commissioner in the Ministry of Textiles.
Prior to joining the Civil Service, Mr. Sinha has served in the Indian Army and has seen action in the 1971 Bangladesh war, where he was severely wounded in action in the Battle of Khulna.