Arora is a 1980 batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer. Prior to this, he was Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | September 2, 2015
Sunil Arora, a 1980 batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer, has assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB). Prior to this appointment, Arora was Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India.
Arora has served in various capacities at both the Centre and State. At the Centre he has worked in Ministries/ Departments such as Finance, Textiles and Planning Commission. He also served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation during 1999-2002 and CMD, Indian Airlines for five years (two years as additional charge and three years as full charge). Arora is said to have had a hand in the turnaround of Indian Airlines from a loss-making entity to a profitable venture during his tenure with the airlines.
In Rajasthan, besides districts postings in Dholpur, Alwar, Nagaur and Jodhpur, he was Secretary to the Chief Minister, Rajasthan during 1993-1998 and Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister (2005-2008) and handled Information and Public Relations (IPR), and Industries & Investment Departments.