Mr. Debendranath Sarangi is a retired IAS (1977) Officer from Tamilnadu cadre. While in service he held senior level responsibilities like Additional Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary of eight Departments including the Chairman of Tamilnadu Industrial Development Corporation Ltd and TITAN. He eventually retired as the Chief Secretary in the year 2012. He holds M.A. in Political Science from Delhi University and M.A. in Economics from University of Swansea, UK.
Presently, he is an Independent Director on the Boards of Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Limited, Voltas Ltd, Universal Comfort Products Limited, Universal MEP Projects & Engineering Services Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Voltas) and Director of Etica Developers Private Limited.