Shri Alok Tandon did B.Tech (Electrical) from IIT (Kanpur) in 1984 and is the recipient of President’s Gold Medal.

He joined Indian Administrative Service in 1986 and was allotted UP Cadre. He has held various positions in the Government of UP including Joint Secretary, Dept. of Heavy Industries and District Magistrate of 3 Districts – Maharganj, Allahabad and Varanasi.

He has also worked as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam, Lucknow. He is currently holding the post of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance since October 2011.

Mr.Tandon has also completed his Masters degree in Public Policy from Princeton University in 2006 and is also the recipient of Chevening Gurukul Scholarship awarded by British Government in the year 2010.