Shri Vishvajit Sahay


Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor,

Department of Biotechnology (DBT),

New Delhi​

Mr. Vishvajit Sahay belongs to the 1990 batch of the Indian Defence Accounts Service. An alumnus of St. Stephen’s College Delhi, he has diverse experience of working in the Government of India, having earlier served as Joint Secretary in the Department of Heavy Industry and Director in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. He has held additional charge of the posts of Chairman & Managing Director, Heavy Engineering Corporation Ranchi, a Schedule ‘A’ CPSE, CEO & Project Director of National Automotive Testing Research & Development Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) and Director in the Directorate of Film Festivals, Delhi.  Within the Defence Accounts Department, he has experience of working in the Acquisition Wing of the Ministry of Defence as Finance Manager (Land Systems), a cadre post in the MoD. He has also worked in several field and Headquarters Organizations of the Defence Accounts Department with experience of closely working with the MOD, Army and Ordnance Factories.

At present, Shri Sahay is working as Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser for the Department of Science & Technology, with the charge of the Department of Biotechnology and the Ministry of Earth Sciences.