Shri Om Prakash Gupta, B.E. (Mechanical) and an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer-1992 Batch, has been appointed as the new Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM) of India with effect from November 16, 2015. Earlier, Sh. O.P. Gupta was working as the Chairman and Managing Director of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd.
Sh. O.P. Gupta has also served as the Inspector General of Registration & Controller of Stamps – Maharashtra, General Manager of Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport, (BEST), Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), Collector of Amravati & Satara, and as the Chief Executive Officer of Akola Zilla Parishad during his 23 years in administrative service.