Mrs Anju Sharma, IAS, is an MBA in Finance and Marketing and Masters in International Development Policy from Duke University, USA, has worked with Gujarat Government on various senior administrative posts. She is currently working as Principal Secretary, Education , Government of Gujarat with an additional charge of Director General, Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (GIDM).
For her exemplary work she has been awarded with Prime Minister’s Award for Administrative Excellence for implementing the Sickle CellAnemia Control Program in the Gujarat (2011) and with Individual Contribution Award for Health Insurance Scheme-Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna(RSBY)(2011). Prior to these, she also was awarded with NASSCOM Social Innovation Leaders Award and National E Governance Award.
She also is an author of “I of the Storm- Discover your true self”, which deals with varied issues that a person faces in his quest for truth or struggle to find happiness.