Dr. Vinaya Prakash Singh

Dr. Vinaya Prakash Singh is the Secretary-General of the Asian-Pacific Postal Union (APPU).
He was elected to this position during the APPU Congress held in Bangkok in 2022.

With a Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Management from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi,
Dr. Singh is a career civil servant and an Indian Postal Service (IPoS) officer, who comes with
a  rich  and  varied experience  of  more  than 33  years  of working both within and outside
the  Government  of  India. He  has  handled   various   portfolios   in   the   Department  of
Posts,  Government   of   India (India Post),  which   entail   diverse  responsible  positions
managing  myriad  facets  of  policy  formulation,  policy  India Post, his experience includes
working with the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) of India and with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Afghanistan. Before assuming his current position as the Secretary-General of the APPU, he was working as a Member of the Postal Services Board, Government of India, handling the HR matters of close to half a million postal staff.

In his present role, Dr. Singh leads the Union catering to the postal needs of 32 member countries from the Asia Pacific region and is also the Head of one of the world’s largest intergovernmental postal training institutes- the Asian Pacific Postal College, Bangkok.

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