Ms. Malini Shankar, an IAS Officer of 1984 batch has been appointed as Director General, Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, succeeding Mr. Deepak Shetty, IRS, who retired on Nov. 30.
Prior to this appointment, she was Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra.
She has handled very diversified portfolios in her illustrious career including Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation, Revenue - Registration of documents and Stamp Duty Collection.
She was also an Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra, Department of Environment from May 2015 – May 2016, Mumbai.
She holds Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Public Policy - Institutional Economics 2005 – 2012 from prestigious IIT Madras.
Daily Shipping Times, welcomes the New DG Shipping with an immense hope that she would scale the Indian Maritime Sector to even new heights in her sting.