Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Shri Vishal Chauhan is an Indian Administrative Service officer of 1998 batch of Sikkim Cadre. He has done Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee in 1995. He has also done Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering from National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai in 1996. Recently, Sh. Vishal Chauhan has completed M.Sc. in Public Policy and Management from Kings College, London with specialization in energy policy and regulation.

He has done field posting in parent cadre Sikkim and also on interstate deputation in Uttar Pradesh (between 2012-17). He has been District Development Officer of Gangtok, District Collector and Magistrate of Namchi, South Sikkim, District Collector and Magistrate of Gangtok, East Sikkim. In Uttar Pradesh, he has been District Magistrate of Mathura and Divisional Commissioner of Faizabad.

Mr. Vishal Chauhan has wide experience in area of Energy & Power, Finance, Health and Agriculture. Shri Vishal Chauhan has been Secretary, Agriculture/ Horticulture, Managing Director of State Bank of Sikkim and Secretary Health and Medical Education in Sikkim. In Uttar Pradesh, he has been Secretary, Energy, Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Limited, UP Power Generation Corporation Limited and UP Power Corporation Limited.

At present, he is working as Joint Secretary in Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He is looking after Policy Division in National Health Mission.