Sunil Barthwal Assumes Charge as Secretary, Department of Commerce

·      B. V. R. Subrahmanyam, the Retired Secretary has moved to Chairman ITPO which Position is MoS Rank

·      Barthwal is relatively young. Will enjoy a tenure of three years before his due date of retirement at end Aug 2025

Sunil Barthwal assumed charge as Secretary, Department of Commerce in New Delhi on 30 September 2022.

Prior to this he was serving as Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment. Shri Barthwal is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of Bihar Cadre. He is a post graduate in Economics. He did his B.A. (Hons) Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and his M.A. Economics from J.N.U. Delhi. He has a PG Diploma in Economics of Competition Law from King’s College, London.