CHENNAI : Chennai Port Trust said, Sunil Paliwal, a 1993 batch Tamil Nadu cadre IAS officer, has assumed office as its Chairperson for overall tenure of five years upto 15.09-2024 from the date of assumption of charges of the post.
Currently, Paliwal holds the post of Chairman and Managing Director, Kamarajar Port Ltd.
Sunil Paliwal has done his B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur, M.S. in Computer Science from University of Maryland, USA and MBA from University of Birmingham, UK.
Sunil Paliwal started his career as Sub Collector, Cuddalore District and served as Additional Collector in Nagapattinam District. He also worked as the Collector of Tirunelveli, Theni and Kanniyakumari Districts. The Red Cross Society of India honoured him with the Best Performance Award for his outstanding contribution as District Collector, Kanniyakumari District during the year 2006-07.
He also held crucial portfolios in the Government of Tamil Nadu such as Managing Director, Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB), Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Road Development Company Limited (TNRDC), Managing Director, Tamilnadu Industrial Development Corporation, Secretary to Government, Commercial Taxes & Registration Department and Commissioner for Milk Production & Dairy Development and Managing Director, Tamilnadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Ltd. (Aavin) and Principal Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department.