Shri Gopabandhu Pattanaik
Ex-IAS Officer
Shri Gopabandhu Pattanaik

No.602, Coronation Apartment, 28, Park Road, 
Opposite Gautham Palli,
Lucknow – 226 001 (U.P.)


Shri Gopabandhu Pattanaik a 1978 batch IAS officer of the UP cadre, retired as Principal Secretary to the Government of Uttar Pradesh on 31st March 2013. He is a science graduate with specialisation in Physics and also holds a Master Degree in Science (specialisation in Economics) from the University of Wales. He was appointed as Part-Time Non Official Director on the Board of HAL with effect from 5th May, 2014.

He has served for over 8 years as Secretary/Principal Secretary to Governor/Chancellor of State Universities. He is well conversant with the University System, and has been a member of several Search Committees for the appointment of Vice Chancellors.

Shri Pattanaik has wide experience in infrastructure and social sector. He has worked as Secretary, Home, Medical Education, Programme Implementation and Principal Secretary Agriculture, Energy during his illustrious career.

Shri Pattanaik was the Chairman of UP Power Corporation Ltd. During his tenure wide-scale reform initiatives were undertaken. He had successfully steered Garhwal Development Corporation, UP Cement Corporation and UP Power Corporation.

He has also served in the Ministry of Welfare and Ministry of Culture, Government of India.