Mr. Dattatraya Mahadeo Sukthankar, Master of Commerce, I.A.S., served as the Secretary to Ministry of Urban Development of Government of India for two years. Mr. Sukthankar has vast experience with different Government Agencies especially in the field of Housing Development. He is recognised as an expert urban developer and is associated with housing sector for a number of years and has held various roles in the Government of Maharashtra, including Secretary, Education Department, Secretary, Industries Department, Metropolitan Commissioner and Municipal Commissioner of Bombay Municipal Corporation. He served as the Chief Secretary/Revenue Secretary to the Government of Maharashtra. Mr. Sukthankar was an IAS Officer. He served as an Independent Director of IDFC AMC Trustee Company Limited until July 16, 2015. He has been a Director at HDFC RED since 1991. He serves as Trustee Director of IDFC Asset Management Company Limited. He serves as a Director of DFC Limited and HDFC Developers Limited and has been a Non- Executive & Independent Director at Phoenix Township Limited since February 10, 1993. Mr. Sukthankar has been Non-Executive Director at Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited since January 25, 1989. He served as an Independent Director of IDFC AMC Trustee Company Limited until July 16, 2015. He served as a Director of TATA Housing Development Company Limited. He served as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Indoco Remedies Limited from between 1994-2012.