Strong-willed IAS officer of Punjab, Isha Kalia is the new Director General of School Education (DGSE) and appointed at the headquarters of the Punjab education department, Mohali. The 2009-batch IAS officer has been given additional charge as Secretary of Punjab School Education Board.
Earlier, she was posted as special secretary, department of health and family welfare in April 2020. She also has served as deputy commissioners of Hoshiarpur, Fazilka and Bathinda.
According to her, school education is an important sector in Punjab and she will do her best to fulfill the roles and responsibilities entrusted to her by the government.