Ashok Kumar Angurana, IAS, 1980 batch Jammu and Kashmir Cadre, assumed charge as Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture on 28 February 2015. He succeeds Shri Anup Kumar Thakur who retired on same day.
Ashok Kumar Angurana also worked at various senior levels in State and Central Governments. He worked as Dy Dir General (CAPART), Ministry of Rural Development for 5 years. Before his appointment to new assignment, he was Secretary to Ministry of Panchayati Raj.