Ms. Duggal, a 1981 batch IAS Officer (Punjab cadre), recently retired as the Secretary of the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. In this role, she was an integral part of the Government’s efforts to speed up the resolution of Non-Performing Assets (NPA), to propel popularisation of a cashless payment system in India and to bring about consolidation in the public sector banking space.
In the last decade, she has worked in the areas of finance and corporate affairs. She has served on the boards of the Reserve Bank of India and the State Bank of India. She has also served as Secretary in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Ms. Duggal is a Fellow at LEAD International since 1993 and was also the Executive Director of LEAD India for two years. She was instrumental in getting LEAD India registered as an independent entity.