Former Directors General
S.No Name of the officer  Designation  Dates
From To
1 Sri V. Narayana Rao, IAS Special Officer  17.03.1976 28.11.1978
2 Sri J.M. Girglani, IAS Special Officer  28.11.1978 02.01.1979
3 Sri P. Sitapati, IAS Special Officer 03.01.1979 27.01.1979
4 Sri G.R. Nair, IAS Special Officer 28.01.1979 10.09.1979
5 Sri P. Sitapati, IAS Commissioner  11.09.1979 05.03.1980
6 Sri M.R. Pai, IAS Commissioner 06.03.1980 31.10.1980
7 Sri T. Padmanabhan, IAS Commissioner 01.11.1980 22.05.1983
8 Sri V. Sundaresan, IAS Commissioner 22.05.1983 30.06.1984
9 Sri S. Santhanam, IAS Commissioner 01.07.1984 13.09.1984
10 Sri T. Padmanabhan, IAS Commissioner 13.09.1984 23.03.1986
11 Sri K.M. Ahmad, IAS Commissioner  24.3.1986 18.01.1990
12 Sri Narendra Luther, IAS
Spl. Chief Secretary 
Commissioner 19.01.1990 30.04.1991
13 Sri Paul Bhuyan, IAS Jt. Commissioner (FAC) 01.05.1991 04.07.1991
14 Sri K. Swaminathan, IAS Commissioner 05.07.1991 17.08.1993
15 Sri A.K. Sharma, IAS Commissioner 18.08.1993 31.01.1995
16 Dr. V. Chandramouli, IAS Commissioner 01.02.1995 30.11.1995
17 Sri Y. Rajagopal Singh, IAS Commissioner(FAC) 01.12.1995 31.12.1995
18 Sri V.K. Srinivasan, IAS Commissioner & Spl. Chief Secretary  01.01.1996 05.08.1996
19 Sri P.P. Williams, IAS Commissioner 05.08.1996 07.12.1996
20 Sri P.V. Rao, IAS Commissioner 07.12.1996 27.08.1997
21 Ms. Urmila Subbarao, IAS Commissioner 27.08.1997 14.01.1998
22 Sri P.V.R.K. Prasad, IAS Commissioner 15.01.1998 03.08.1998
23 Sri P.V.R.K. Prasad, IAS Director General & E.O. Spl. Chief Secretary  04.08.1998 31.08.2001
24 Sri P.V.R.K. Prasad, IAS
(Re-employment)
Director General 01.09.2001 30.06.2004
25 Sri Raghothama Rao, IAS Director General & Spl. Chief Secretary (FAC) 01.07.2004 07.07.2004
26 Sri A.K. Parida, IAS Director General 08.07.2004 03.04.2006
27 Vacant       
28 Sri M. Narayana Rao, IAS Director General & E.O. Spl. Chief Secretary 12.04.2006 30.11.2006
29 Dr. P. Dayachari, IAS Director General 01.12.2006 29.05.2007
30 Sri Pankaj Dwivedi, IAS Director General 30.05.2007 05.09.2007
31 Sri A.K. Parida, IAS Director General 06.09.2007 25.03.2008
32 Dr. V.P. Jauhari, IAS Director General 26.03.2008 30.09.2009
33 Dr. V.P. Jauhari, IAS 
(Re-employment) 
Director General 30.09.2009 30.09.2010
34 Sri Ajoyendra Pyal, IAS Director General (FAC) 01.10.2010 15.11.2010
35 Sri Md. Shafiquz Zaman, IAS Director General 16.11.2010 30.06.2013
36 Dr. Prasanta Mahapatra, IAS Director General & E.O. Spl. Chief Secretary 15.7.2013 28.02.2014
37 Sri S.K. Sinha, IAS Director General & E.O. Spl. Chief Secretary 01.03.2014 31.05.2014
38 Smt. Lakshmi Parthasarathi, IAS Director General & E.O. Spl. Chief Secretary 04.06.2014 28.02.2015
39 Sri Vinod K. Agrawal, IAS Director General & E.O. Spl. CS to Govt. 02.03.2015