Vinod Duggal
Duggal in 2005
14th Governor of Manipur
In office
31 December 2013 – 28 August 2014
Chief MinisterOkram Ibobi Singh
Preceded byAshwani Kumar
Succeeded byKrishan Kant Paul
(Additional Charge)
Governor of Mizoram
Additional Charge
In office
8 August 2014 – 16 September 2014
Chief MinisterLal Thanhawla
Preceded byKamla Beniwal
Succeeded byKrishan Kant Paul
(Additional Charge)
Home Secretary
In office
March 2005 – 31 March 2007
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Preceded byDhirendra Singh
Succeeded byMadhukar Gupta
Personal details
Born (1944-11-26) 26 November 1944 (age 79)
Sialkot, Punjab, British India (Now in Pakistan)
OccupationCivil Servant

Vinod Kumar Duggal (born 26 November 1944)[1] is a retired Indian civil servant. Duggal served as Home Secretary in the Government of India[2] from 2005 to 2007 in the government of Manmohan Singh. He belongs to the 1968 batch of IAS.[3] On 23 December 2013 he was appointed governor of Manipur by President Pranab Mukherjee. He was also given the additional responsibility as Governor of Mizoram as the governor Kamla Beniwal was sacked on 8 August 2014.[4]

Early life

Vinod Duggal went to National Defence Academy and later appeared for civil services. He served as a short service commission officer in the Indian Army.


Vinod Duggal also worked as a Secretary, Water Resources, in 2005.[5][6] In 2009, he was appointed a member-secretary of the Srikrishna committee on Telangana.[7] He served in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi as commissioner between 1996 and 2000.[8] He served as the Sri Krishna Committee member to look into the demand of Telangana state.

He is also a member of the Justice Punchhi Commission on Centre-State relations.[2]


  1. ^ "VK Duggal is new Manipur governor". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 1 January 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Srikrishna heads five-member committee on Telangana issue". 4 February 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Commission on Centre State Relations". Archived from the original on 2010-01-16. Retrieved 2010-02-05.
  4. ^ "Vinod Kumar Duggal sworn in as governor of Mizoram". PTI. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Govt reshuffles senior officials". 30 July 2004. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  6. ^ Dhungel, Dwarika Nath; Pun, Santa B. (2009). The Nepal-India Water Relationship: Challenges. Springer. p. 442. ISBN 978-1-4020-8402-7. Retrieved 11 April 2011.
  7. ^ Kumar, Vinay (5 February 2010). "Telangana: panel's terms of reference being finalised". Retrieved 4 October 2018.
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