Independent and Non-Executive Director
Mrs. Vijaylaxmi Joshi is a 1980 batch IAS officer of the Gujarat cadre. She had served in various posts in the State and in the Centre. She had been Joint and Additional secretary in the Commerce Ministry between 2011 to 2014. Thereafter, she took over as Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj on May 1, 2014. She had also been appointed as Officer on Special Duty in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. Lastly, she was head of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Clean India programme. Under State level, she has also been deputed as Managing Director of Government Companies such as Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd.