Kuldeep Ranka is 1994 IAS officer who is serving as the Principal Secretary to CM Ashok Gehlot a few days after the formation of Congress government in the state.
Kuldeep Ranka is serving as the principal secretary to the Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
A 1994 batch IAS officer, Ranka is the first officer from Rajasthan to become the Chief Secretary of the CMO.
Earlier, he served as the principal secretary for tourism and forest in the desert state
This is the first time in Rajasthan when a native of state has become the Principal Secretary to the CM.
Before this, the natives of Rajasthan have never got a chance to serve this post.
Ranka pursued B.Tech in Computer Science, prepared for the Civil Service while studying in the library and reading room of the Information Center situated in Jaipur. He succeeded in the UPSC exam in his first attempt.
Due to his administrative efficiency, he has also been very popular while serving as district collector in Pali, Jaisalmer, Udaipur and Bundi.
Ranka is very popular among his colleagues due to his working methodology.