Smt. Sukanya Sengupta has become the first female officer of Indian Broadcasting (Engineering) Service (IBES) to get the charge of Engineer in Chief, All India Radio. Smt. Sengupta was given the additional responsibility of current duty charge of the post of Engineer in Chief, All India Radio vide Prasar Bharati letter dated 05.09.2016.
Born on 28 October 1956, Sukanya Sengupta had joined All India Radio as UPSC Direct Recruit Group 'A' JTS officer of Indian Broadcasting (Engineering) Service on 22.10.1983. She got regular promotion to Junior Administrative Grade of IBES in March 2004. She was looking after the charge of Additional Director General(E), All India Radio for quite some time and had got her regular promotion vide Minsitry of I&B communication dated 11.08.2016 and she took over the charge on 12.08.2016.