Dr. Phani Kumar, IAS (Retd.)
Dr. Phani Kumar worked as the Director General of CGG during January 2011 to July 2012.
Dr. Phani Kumar belongs to 1990 batch of the Indian Administrative Service. He has a Ph.D and Masters in Public Administration. As the Director of Communications & Information Technology in CMC Ltd, Dr. Phani Kumar was the founder director of eSeva an electronic service delivery organisation and was presented a medal for the best e governance initiative in San Francisco in 2003. In the course of his career, he was worked with the Environment Protection Training & research Institute, (EPTRI), General Administration Department and held the post of Commissioner, AMR A.P. Academy of Rural Development, Hyderabad before joining CGG.
Dr. Phani Kumar is an avid reader, a poet and an author of three books in Telugu: A firsthand account of life of tribals as I saw it, A book of poetry, and A book of literary criticism.