Designation: Director General & Additional Industrial Adviser (MSME-DI, Hyderabad)

National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises  (ni-msme) 
(An Organisation of the Ministry of MSME, GoI)
Yousufguda, Hyderabad 500 0045, INDIA

Tel. 91-40-23608577 / 23608544
Fax: 91-40-23608547 / 23541260

Sri D. Chandra Sekhar had assumed the charge as Director (ni-msme) from 03 August 2019 and upgraded the post for Director General (DG) w.e.f 04 September 2019. He is also holding the charge of Principal Director of MSME Tool Room (CITD), & regular charge as Additional Industrial Adviser at MSME Development Institute, Balanagar, Hyderabad, Government of India, Ministry of MSME, Hyderabad for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh States in the month of January 2018. He also served as Director for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh during 2015-16 and on promotion as Addl. Industrial Adviser posted to Office of Development Commissioner (MSME), New Delhi. Further, he worked as Director, MSME-DI in the states of Karnataka and Gujarat during 2012 to 2015.

Sri Chandra Sekhar is native of Hyderabad and Passed his B.Tech and M.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University. He also did his MBA from JNTU, Hyderabad and LLB from Osmania University.

Earlier Sri Chandra Sekhar has worked as Deputy Director at MSME-DI, Guwahati, O/o DC(MSME), New Delhi and MSME-DI, Hyderabad during 1996 to 2009. He has immensely contributed to various promotional activities of MSME sector in Chemical, Food and allied industries. Prior to joining Government, he worked as Plant Engineer in M/s Hindustan Fluoro Carbons Ltd, Hyderabad during 1989 to 1995 and as a Deputy Marketing Manager for M/s State Trading Corporation of India Limited, Hyderabad during 1995-96.