Shri Rajiv Bansal, IAS is Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser,Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India.
He was earlier in Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) where he was looking after Digital Payments, IT Act, Aadhaar, and Internet Governance. During his career spanning almost 30 years, Shri Bansal has worked as Secretary, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), Joint Secretary, Department of Heavy Industries, Government of India and Director, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India. He has earlier been on the Board BHEL, NACIL, AYCL, Alliance Air, HMT and GITA. He has also held important assignments in the State Government.
He is a Civil Engineer by profession having graduated from IIT, Delhi in 1986 and has a Diploma in Finance from ICFAI, Hyderabad and an Executive Masters in International Business from IIFT, New Delhi.