Chairperson's Profile


DR. N. VINODKUMAR, IPoS, has assumed charge as Chairperson, Mormugao Port Authority, Goa, one of the Major Ports in the country functioning under the Administrative Control of Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India.

DR. N. VINODKUMAR, IPoS, belongs to the 1994 Batch of Indian Postal Service and was empanelled as Joint Secretary to the Government of India in 2017.

Hailing from Kerala, he completed under graduation in science with 4th position at the University of Kerala and improved it to 3rd position during the post-graduation. He won the University Grants Commission, India Junior Research Fellowship to continue his research work in science, and was awarded Ph.D. in Geology.

After a brief stint with Indian Customs, he joined the Indian Postal Service in 1994 after getting selected through the Indian Civil Service Exam held in 1993. Since then, he has been working in various capacities in India Post, Ministry of Communications & IT, Government of India..

He has put in more than 28 years of service in India Post managing a large network of Post Offices and an equally large workforce. He gained multicultural experience working across the North (New Delhi), East (Assam), West (Maharashtra & Goa) and South (Kerala & Karnataka) of the country, leading people from diverse ethnic backgrounds. He worked as the Postmaster General, Goa Region from July 2017 to June 2021. He has extensive exposure to Administration, Human Resource Management & Training, Technology Management, International Mail Operations, Logistics Operations, Postal Banking, Finance and Life Insurance Fund Management.

He has represented India in committees of the Universal Postal Union and platforms such as Asia-Pacific Postal Business and International Post Corporation fora. He has been invited as a speaker on more than one occasion to speak on e-commerce, postal innovations and logistics operations at seminars held in Bangkok (2018) and Singapore (2019). His article 'Transforming People and Post for the Planet' in 'Reinventing the Post Building a sustainable future' published in May 2015 gained much attention. Apart from being a public servant, his passion lies in high-altitude trekking. He completed Mountaineering training at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling with an 'A' grade in the year 2000 and was selected by the Ministry of External Affairs as Liaison Officer to lead a team of pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar in 2007. He also successfully completed several other high-altitude treks, including Everest Base Camp, Nepal at an altitude of 18500 feet above MSL in November 2019.

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