Shri Chetan B. Sanghi , IAS

Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Contact Details:

  • Off: 03192- 233110, 234087
  • Inc: 100
  • Fax: 232656
  • Res: 03192- 233200, 231060
  • Email: cs-andaman[at]nic[dot]in

Shri Chetan B. Sanghi joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1988. He is serving as Chief Secretary of Andaman and Nicobar Islands since 6th August 2018.

Through his career, he has led a number of assignments in Puducherry, Mizoram, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi. He served previously in Andamans post Tsunami as Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner, Secretary Tourism/Finance etc. He was Chief Secretary, Govt. of Puducherry from 2013-2015. Most recently, Shri Sanghi served in the Government of India in the Ministry of Women and Child Development. In his prior assignments with Government of India, he has also served in the Ministry of Defence and ISRO, Department of Space.

Shri Sanghi holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy from National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan. He has undergone in-service trainings in Management of Information Technology at Indian Institute of Management, Urban Development Management at Human Settlement Management Institute, Innovations in Public Service at Administrative Staff College of India; and 21st Century Public Policy Making Challenges of Governance in India. He is an Alumnus of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

Shri Chetan B. Sanghi , IAS


The Chief Secretary is the Head of the Civil Services in the A&N Administration. He is the Principal Advisor to the HonbleLt. Governor on all matters of Policy and Administration. He provides guidance and leadership to other officers and staff in the administration. He is responsible for ensuring coordination between different departments of the A&N Administration and with various Central Government Departments and Organisations.He also functions as


Chief Vigilance Officer


Chairperson (Port Management Board)



Policy matters of all departments


Chairperson( Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corp Ltd)



Chairperson(Society for Promotion of Vocational and Technical Education)


Chairperson(Andaman and Nicobar Islands Khadi and Village Industries Board)


Parliamentary Affairs




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