Alapan Bandyopadhyay Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On March 26th, 2022

Alapan Bandyopadhyay was an IAS officer of the 1987 batch. His date of birth is May 17, 1961. He served as Chief Secretary in the government of West Bengal. He is now working as a Chief Advisor for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of West Bengal.

Alapan Bandyopadhyay's Net Worth

As of 2024, Alapan Bandyopadhyay's net worth is estimated to be $1,000,000.

Net Worth$1,000,000
Famous NameAlapan Bandyopadhyay
Source(s) of FameIAS Officer, Chief Advisor, Writer, Editor
Date of BirthMay 17, 1961
Place of BirthAsansol, West Bengal
RelationshipsMarried, Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee,

Early Life

Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s date of birth is May 17 1961. He was born in the city of Asansol, West Bengal. Alapan got his early education and his bachelor’s degree from his native city, Asansol. He holds 3rd position in secondary Examination 1976. In 1978, he studied at the institution of National Talent Search Scholar.

In 1983, he did his Masters in Political Science from Calcutta University and got Gold Medal.

He wanted to become an Officer, so in class 12, he started preparation for UPSC exams. And in 1987, at the age of 23, he got the highest rank in UPSC exams 1987. After that, his career struggle started.

Career Highlights

Alapan Bandyopadhyay, a young lad, worked as a journalist before stepping into the world of IAS. After becoming IAS Officer, he served as a magistrate of 24 districts from the north and south of Howrah. Alapan’s career as an IAS Officer started soon after passing the UPSC exam in 1987. He was appointed as an IAS Officer in West Bengal of batch 1987.

In 2015, Alapan performed his duties as an interim state election commissioner. He has also been appointed as a head as principal secretary over several departments, including Small and Medium Enterprises, Transport, commerce, information, Industry, and culture.

Alapan performed many other duties, including Commissioner of Kolkata Municipality and Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.

Alapan retired as an IAS Officer on May 31, 2021, but the journey is not finished yet. He has been performing his duties as Chief Advisor to CM of West Bengal since June 1 2021. He is appointed for three years and is working as a dutiful person.

Alapan also wrote and edited books. His well-known book is Amlar Mon (2016). He edited books from Prosongo Gorkhaland to Philosopher’s Stone: Speeches and Writings of Sir Daniel Hamilton.

Personal Life

Much information about Alapan’s personal life is not available. But Alapan Bandyopadhyay is a married man. His wife’s name is Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee. She is a Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calcutta. The couple had a son, but no information was available about him.

His brother’s name is Anjan Bandyopadhyay. He was a Bengali journalist who worked for several media channels, including ETV Bangla and Akash Bangla. Sadly, he died during Covid-19.

Social Media

Alapan is a well-known personality, but he is not active on social media. News about his doings and works circulate on social media, but he has no social media account.


Alapan Bandyopadhyay is a 1960s man. His birthplace is Asansol, West Bengal. He is famous for his wondrous works as an IAS officer. He performed many duties, including being head of several departments and the Metropolitan Commissioner. Alapan is currently performing his duties as a Chief Advisor to the Chief Minister of West Bengal.

Alapan is married to the Vice-Chancellor of Calcutta University, “Sonali Chakravarti.” The current Net Worth of Alapan Bandyopadhyay is $1Million.

Alapan Bandyopadhyay has sometimes been associated with other Politicians such as Saffron, Dennis Locorriere, Tatiana, Andrea Robinson, Bear Rinehart, Mary Anne Fahey, Roxie Roker, Uriel del Toro, and Adamari Lopez.