Alapan Bandyopadhyay is an 1987 Batch retired IAS officer and former Chief Secretary of West Bengal government. He is famous for Chief advisor for CM Mamata Banerjee since 1st June, 2021. He starting his tenure under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Check all the details about Alapan badhyopadhyay Wiki, Age, Wife, Son, Family, Education, Salary, Biography & More.
Alapan Bandyopadhyay was born on 17th May, 1961 (Age 60 years; As in 2021) in Asansol, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. He was born into medium family. His zodiac sign is Taurus. His religion is Hinduism. His nationality is Indian. Since, childhood his dream to be a government officer.
There is not much information provided by any source media about Alapan Bandyopadhyay education and qualification. But he qualifed IAS exam and joined the duty after interview of IAS batch 1987. He is the topper of his 1987 IAS Batch. He is the former District Magistrate of Howrah and North South Bengal districts.
Height: 5′ 7″ inch
Weight: 60 Kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black Brown
Skin Colour: Fair
Alapan Bandyopadhyay is married to Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee, who is the current Vice Chancellor and academician of University of Calcutta. His wife Sonali Chakravarti is also very educated like him.
He don’t disclose any information about his son. He was also one brother name Anjan Bandyopadhyay, who is a bengali journalist worked for various news and media channels such as Akash Bangla, ETV Bangla, and more but died during COVID-19.
He started his career as a IAS officer of batch 1987 from West Bengal. He was also district magistrate of Howrah, North and South 24 Pargansas districts. He is also appointed as Kolkata muncipal commissioner.
He is worked in several government departments like transport, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, commerce and industry, information and culture, and home as a principal secretary. He is also appointed to interim state election commissioner in 2015.
He wrote a book named ‘Amlar Mon’ in 2017. Thereafter, in the big news, West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay retired from service on 31st May, 2021.
He take retirement because of issue on the notice of central government that he failed to report to the department of personnel, public grievances and pensions (DoPT) in New Delhi. But Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she will not allow to leave his from Nabanna and she said that he is the Chief Adviser of me. So, at present he is the chief advisor of CM Mamata Banerjee for three years.
Alapan Bandyopadhyay not disclosed any information about his salary or net worth. But an approx IAS officer or Chief Advisor monthly salary approx to be about 1 Lakh to 1.5 Lakh around per month. So may be his salary is approximated to be around this.
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Amazing Facts of Alapan Bandyopadhyay
- On 1st June, 2021 he was the Chief advisor for CM Mamata Banerjee for three years.
- He took over from IAS officer Rajiva Sinha, in the year 2020, starting his tenure under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
- Alapan was an officer of IAS batch-1987 from West Bengal.
- He and his wife were sent into quarantine, when they were contact-traced to the first reported case of COVID-19 in West Bengal.