Gaurav Gupta is an officer of Indian Administrative Service of the 1990 batch. He works in the Karnataka Government as Principal Secretary, Commerce & Industries, with concurrent charge of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology.
He has an experience of over 25 years in fields of Commerce & Industries, Infrastructure, Power, Urban Development & Transportation.He has served as Commissioner for Industrial Development promoting industries and investments in Karnataka. He has been the key driver for the ‘Invest Karnataka 2016’, the flagship mega-investment summit. In the past, he has worked to create critical infrastructure – transport, water and electricity – for the State and also for the City of Bengaluru. He has served as Chairman of Bangalore Water Board, Special Commissioner in BBMP and Managing Director in KSRTC.