Dr Akhilesh Kumar Ambasht, an IFS officer of cadre AGMUT - 1987, has taken over as ONGC’s Chief Vigilance Officer on April 1, 2014. Dr Ambasht holds a master’s degree in Botany from the Gorakhpur University and was awarded a Ph.D. in Botany (Ecology) from Banaras Hindu University.
Prior to joining ONGC, Dr Ambasht has held important assignments as CVO of Delhi Jal Board, Member Secretary, Delhi Pollution Control Committee and Assessor & Collector of Municipal Corporation of Delhi. He has a wide ranging experience in various assignments of Ministry of Human Resources and various departments of Government of Goa.
Dr Ambasht is also M.Sc. in Forestry and has an in-depth knowledge of forestry. He has published around 14 Research papers in various National & International journals.
Dr Ambasht has succeeded Mr Sanjeeva Kumar who has returned to his home cadre Assam & Meghalaya to serve as Principal Secretary.