The Government of Uttar Pradesh on Friday has appointed Ravindra Kumar, an IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, as Director, State Nutrition Mission, Govt of UP.
Prior to this appointment, Kumar was posted as private secretary in the ministry of drinking water and sanitation, Government of India.
Uttar Pradesh Government on Friday transferred 30 Indian Administrative Services officers, allotting news postings to four officers who were in waiting. Along with Vikas Gothwal, Brahma Dev Ram Tiwari, Shivakant Dwivedi, Kumar was amongst the four officers who was assigned with the new post.
On May 23, 2019, Cadre Kumar became the first IAS officer of India to have climbed the Mount Everest. He had earlier conquered the Mount Everest in 2013.
Kumar is also an ex-Sailor who climbed Mt. Everest for ‘Save Water’ campaign. He is also an author of motivational books, district magistrate and a motivational speaker.