M. F. Farooqui is an 1978 batch IAS Officer, in Tamil Nadu Cadre. He has worked successfully in very diverse assignments in his career. He has worked with distinction in fields like Telecom, Industry , Finance /Economic Affairs , Foreign Affairs, Environment , Law and Order etc. . As Principal Secretary Industries in Tamil Nadu secured investments from Companies like Renault, Nissan, Daimler, Michelin, Nokia Siemens and expansion of Hyundai, Ford, Nokia, etc. amounting to investment of over Rs. 50000 Cr.