The Principal Secretary, Department of Higher and Technical Education

Mr. Vikas Rastogi has completed B.Tech and M.Tech from IIT Delhi, LLB from Mumbai University and Masters in International Development Policy from Duke University, North Carolina, USA.

He has served as Officer Trainee, LSBNAA, Mussoorie from September 04, 1995 till August 01, 1997; Assistant Collector, Arvi Wardha from August 08, 1997 upto March 23, 1999; Chief Executive Officer, Aurangabad from March 26, 1999 upto October 14, 1999; Chief Executive Officer, Ahmednagar from October 15, 1999 to December 31, 2000; Chief Executive Officer, Parbhani from January 02, 2000 upto October 14, 2003; Joint Commissioner Sales Tax, Mumbai from October 16, 2003 upto June 06, 2006; Collector, Ratnagiri from June 08, 2006 upto January 29, 2009; Joint Secretary to Honorable Governor of Maharashtra from January 30, 2009 to March 22, 2011; Secretary to Honorable Governor of Maharashtra from March 23, 2011 to upto July 31, 2015; Project Director, Maharashtra Project on Climate Resilient Agriculture from August 18, 2016 upto September 03, 2020 and Principal Secretary (Information Technology and Chairman (MahaIT) and State IT Corporation from September 04, 2020 upto November 28, 2020.