Shri Mukesh Puri is an IAS officer of 1988 batch. He has held several important positions such as Collector and District Magistrate of Kachchh and Sabarkantha districts; Commissioner of Commercial Taxes; Principal Secretary, Higher Education; Managing Director, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd., Gujarat State; Road Transport Corporation and Principal Secretary, Water Supply Department, Government of Gujarat. Sh. Mukesh Puri has also worked with UNICEF for a period of 3 years.
Presently he is posted as Principal Secretary, Urban Development& Urban Housing Department. Now, he is also appointed the Managing Director of Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd., Vadodara. He comes with a rich experience at various government departments, public sector enterprises and United Nations.
He has completed his Post Graduation in Economics from the prestigious Delhi School of Economics and subsequently obtained a Masters Degree in International Political, Economics from the University of Tsukuba, Japan.