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Pushpa Subrahmanyam
Independent Director

Pushpa Subrahmanyam (62) was appointed as a Non-Executive Independent Director on the Board of ITC effective April 2, 2024.

Subrahmanyam, a Masters in Development Planning and Project Management from the University of Bradford, UK, and Masters in Political Science from the University of Hyderabad, is a retired IAS Officer with administrative experience of over 36 years.

Subrahmanyam joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1985 (Andhra Pradesh cadre) and has worked across several sectors including tribal, women & child development, urban development and poverty alleviation. She was the Secretary of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India, for more than three years, from where she retired in January, 2022. She also worked as Finance Secretary of the combined State of Andhra Pradesh and has expertise in handling public finance. Since 2013, she managed the employment intensive sectors of textiles and food processing industries at the national level in the Government of India. Subrahmanyam had high level exposure to policy making having worked in the Prime Minister's Office for four years. She also worked with the erstwhile Department for International Development, UK, as Governance Adviser for three years.

Subrahmanyam has been on the Boards of National Textile Corporation Limited, Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited, Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited and Andhra Pradesh Urban Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited, amongst others.