Executive Record Sheet
Mrs. A. Srija
Date of Birth : 21 Mar 1973
Gender : Female
Date of Entry into Service : 4 Nov 1996
Date of Superannuation : 31 Mar 2033
Mother Tongue : Malayalam
Languages known : English, Hindi, Tamil
Mode of Recruitment : Direct Recruitment
Present Grade : SAG
Date of entry into present Grade : 23 May 2017
Present Posting : Economic Adviser, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance
Present Designation : Economic Adviser
Nature of post : Cadre
Domicile State : Kerala
Place of domicile : Trivandrum
Detailed CV :  View


Educational Qualifications
Degree University/Institution Subject/Subject of specialization Year of passing/completion Achievements
Graduation University of Madras B.A Economics 1993
Post-Graduation University of Madras M.A Business Economics 1995
M. Phil
Post Doctoral


Whether Study leave has been availed by the Officer : No


Details of Posting in IES
Grade Designation Place of Posting Brief description of duties Date Total Time
NFSG Director Planning Commission Labour laws and issues relating to social security of the organized and unorganized sector labour apart from work related to employment statistics 1 Jun 2010 - 31 Dec 2014 4 Years, 7 Months, 1 Days Cadre
JAG Deputy Adviser Planning Commission Handled work related to the schemes of Director General of Employment and Training of the Ministry of Labour and Employment 20 Jul 2009 - 31 May 2010 10 Months, 10 Days Cadre
JAG Special Officer WTO Cell Agriculture Department of Government of Kerala Looked after trade policy and its impact on Kerala's agriculture. Functioned as the first Mission Director of State Horticulture Mission during which period laid down the blueprint for the Mission Programme to take off in Kerala. 20 Jun 2004 - 15 Jul 2009 5 Years, 26 Days Other Deputation
State Govt.
STS Senior Research Officer Planning Commission Worked in Development Policy Division and handled issues related to FDI and other macroeconomic issues. Contributed to the Tenth Fve Year Plan Chapters on Real Estate and Internal Trade. 16 Jul 2001 - 14 Jun 2004 2 Years, 10 Months, 29 Days Cadre
STS Deputy Director Ministry of Textiles Worked in Economic Division looking after Annual Plan exercise and plan schemes handled by Economic Division 17 Jul 2000 - 15 Jul 2001 11 Months, 28 Days Cadre
JTS Project Evaluation Officer PEO, Thiruvananthapuram As Project Evaluation Officer evaluated CSS schemes on Short Stay Home for Women and Children followed by MPLADS and Construction of Godowns and Mobile TPDS 4 Nov 1997 - 12 Jul 2000 2 Years, 8 Months, 7 Days Cadre
JTS IES Probationer Institute of Economic Growth Training 4 Nov 1996 - 30 Oct 1997 11 Months, 25 Days Cadre
NFSG Director NITI Aayog Handling Skill Development, Labour and Employment 1 Jan 2015 - 22 Aug 2017 2 Years, 7 Months, 21 Days Cadre
SAG Economic Adviser M/o Information & Broadcasting Handled Policy Matters related to broadcasting sector, regulation of online content, examined issues related to fixation of tariffs for Cable TV by TRAI, examined EFC Notes related to Film sector, examined vigilance cases, etc 23 Aug 2017 - 28 Feb 2019 1 Years, 6 Months, 6 Days Cadre
SAG Economic Adviser Dept of Economic Affairs Providing policy advice on matters related to labour, employment, skill development, education and health sectors, Preparation of Economic Survey, Monitoring of Prices of essential food items, Appraisal of Cabinet Notes, EFC, SFC Notes etc. 1 Mar 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
Till Date
9 Months, 12 Days Cadre


Personal/Study Leave (if any) :



Details of In Service training (Both Domestic and Foreign whether debarred from foreign training, if so, the details thereof) attended by the officer sponsored by the cadre.

Year Name of the training course Name of Institute Venue Period of Training
(in weeks)
2018 MCTP IIM plus University of Maryland Bengaluru and Washington Four Weeks

Details of Training Programme attended by the officer sponsored by the Ministry/Department in which they were posted

Year Name of the training course Name of Institute Venue Period of Training
(in weeks)
2004 WTO and Agriculture IIM, Ahmedabad IIM, Ahmedabad one week
2006 WTO and Agriculture NIRD, Hyderabad NIRD, Hyderabad three days


Any specific area or subject where the officer would prefer to be trained, for current assignment and for long term career progression.

Training for Current assignment :
Training for Long term Career Progression :


Publication & Awards

Please mention contributions, if any, like publication of articles in journals/ publication of books/paper presentations in seminars or workshops or conferences by the officer during the tenure in IES.

Nature of Activity Name Topic Description Year of publication
Paper Presentation(Conferences/Seminar) Fourth ADBI OECD ILO Roundtable on Labour Migration in Asia Building Human Capital Across Borders Paper on Higher Education and International Mobility of Graduates India's Experience 2014
Article in Journal/Newspapers CII Economy Matters Two Papers viz Youth Unemployment in India and An Analysis of the Informal Labour Market in India 2014
Article in Journal/Newspapers Global Journal of Human Social Science F Political Science Implementation of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 Case Study of India 2014


Area of specialization of the officer Grade No. of years of specialization gained
Agriculture STS,JAG,SAG 5 Years
Research, Data processing & Analysis STS,JAG,NFSG,SAG 10 Years
Education SAG 1 Years
Trade STS,JAG 5 Years
Labour Economics JAG,NFSG 7 Years
Rural Development JTS,STS,SAG 3 Years
Textiles JTS 1 Years
Any other (Information & Broadcasting) SAG 1 Years


Specific area of interest/field of work where the officer would prefer to be placed.
Research, Data processing & Analysis, Education, Commerce & Industry, Labour Economics

Subject/Area or topic preferred by the officer to deliver a lecture, whenever required.
Labour Economics, Any other



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This profile was last updated on: 19th Dec 2019


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