If some credible sources are to believed Balvinder Kumar (IAS:UP:1981) may get the opportunity to serve as Secretary, Fertilizer. The post has been running under the additional charge of Jugal Kishore Mohapatra (IAS:OR:1979) after Mohapatra was laterally moved to Rural Development vice L C Goyal (IAS:KL:1979), the incumbent Union Home Secretary.
He has been serving as DDA Vice Chairperson since January 24, 2014. He was accorded Secretary Rank on November 03, 2014 but yet to get a posting as Secretary, GoI. Between May 1999 and June 2004 Balvinder Kumar had have fair experience in fertilizer sector as Director & Joint Secretary, Fertilizers.
Apart from his real life role as a career bureaucrat Balvender Kumar is known for his spiritual pursuits. Recently Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar had released the Hindi version of his book titled (Man’s Spritual Journey) ‘Manav Ki Adhayatmik Yatra’.