Rajeev Topno

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Rajeev Topno
Born (1974-05-28) 28 May 1974 (age 43)
Ranchi, Jharkhand
Residence Ranchi, Jharkhand
Nationality Indian
Citizenship India
Education BA (Political Science, History and Sociology)
Alma mater St. Xavier's College, Kolkata
Occupation IAS Officer 1996 batch Gujarat Cadre
Years active Gujarat State (1998-2009) Prime Minister's Office (2009-2014)
Home town Ranchi
Title Shri

Rajeev Topno (Hindi: राजीव टोपनो); born on 28 May 1974 in Ranchi, Jharkhand) is an Indian Civil Servant as a member of Indian Administrative Service of Gujarat Cadre [1] and as director to the Prime Minister's office New Delhi.[2] On 16 July 2014 he was appointed private secretary to the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.[3]

Education & early life[edit]

Rajeev Topno received Bachelor of Arts degree in political Science and Sociology from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata and joined CADRE in 1998 as Assistant Collector at Bharuch. He served state government in different capacities at district and state level till 2009. [1] Thenafter, he was on central government deputation posted as the Deputy Secretary at Prime Minister's office, Delhi from the year 2009 to 2014. And on 19 July 2014 he was appointed as the Private Secretary of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Executive Record Sheet Generator (IAS Officers". persmin.nic.in. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Indian Administrative Service". gujarat.gov.in. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rajiv Topno appointed Modi's private secretary". The Times of India. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Rajeev Topno private secretary to Modi". The Hindi. 19 July 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2014.