Shri Debasish Panda, an officer of Indian Administrative Service of 1987 batch of UP cadre, is Secretary, Financial Services. He has worked as Additional Secretary and Special Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance from March 2018 to February 2020. He is a Post Graduate in Physics, Master in Developmental Management and M.Phil in Environmental Sciences.
He has held several key posts in Government of Uttar Pradesh such as District Magistrate in Deoria, Tehri, Uttarakashi & Ghaziabad Districts and Principal Secretary (Home & Vigilance). He also served the Government of India in the capacity of Joint Secretary (Health & FW) and as Dy. Director (Admn.) in AIIMS. He has also held the dual charge of Resident Commissioner of UP in Delhi as well as Chief Executive Officer, Greater Noida Development Authority.