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NAAC Certificate

Educational Qualification

Bachelor of Science (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry)

Master of Science (Botany) from University of Allahabad with 5 gold medals, M.Phil. (Public Administration) from Indian Institute of Public Administration.

National Science Talent Scholarship Awardee from 1972 -1978.

Experience

Joined Indian Administrative Service in 1978 (U.P. Cadre). In 36 years of Service held progressively responsible positions in the State and Centre, which include

State Government

Joint Director (Industries), Meerut; Joint Development Commissioner, Allahabad; District Magistrate, Ghazipur; Additional Excise Commissioner (Uttar Pradesh); Judicial Member (Board of Revenue), Uttar Pradesh; Director and Special Secretary, Cultural Affairs; Officer on Special Duty, NOIDA; Commissioner, Jhansi Division; Principal Secretary, Technical Education; Resident Commissioner, Government of Uttar Pradesh.

Central Government

Director (Sugar Development Fund), Ministry of Foods; CMD of National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation and Joint Secretary in Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment; Joint Secretary and Chief Vigilance Officer in Ministry of Small Scale Industry and Director NIESBUD; Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and Director Indian Institute of Mass Communication; Additional Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting; Secretary, Board of Reconstruction of Public Sector Enterprises, Department of Public Enterprises and Heavy Industries.

As Secretary to Government of India, established the Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GOI and superannuated on 31/12/2014.

Chairperson, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), a statutory body of GOI, M/o Women and Child Development from 16.09.2015 to 16.09.2018