Chiranjiv Singh

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Chiranjiv Singh IAS (Retd.)

  • Chiranjiv Singh, former Ambassador of India to UNESCO in Paris, joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1969.
  • He retired in 2005 as Development Commissioner of Karnataka and Additional Chief Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka. 
  • During his career he held various positions in the central and state governments, some of which are: Principal Secretary, Finance Dept.; Principal Secretary, Agriculture; Secretary, Culture and Tourism Depts.; Director General, Administrative Training Institute, Mysore; Divisional Commissioner of Belgaum and Mysore Divisions; Director, Mines and Geology; Director, Information, Culture, and Tourism, Govt. of Karnataka; Special Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation, Food and Civil Supplies and Rural Development, Govt. of India; Chairman of Naval and Air Force Standing Establishment Committees in the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India; Additional Director General of Tourism, Govt. of India; Chief Executive of the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Institutes.
  • Was also on the governing bodies of the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore and Institute of Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, as representative of the Govt. of   Karnataka .
  • He was CMD of Mysore Lac and Paints; He was Chairman of the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation, and also of Jungle Lodges and Resorts. Was Chairman of Mysore Urban Development Authority and also Administrator,  Mysore City Corporation.
  • Since his retirement he is associated with numerous non-governmental organizations working in the fields of rural development, environment and culture.
  • For his services rendered to the state he was awarded the “Rajyothsava Award” in 2005 by the Government of Karnataka. At Present he is President of the Alliance Française, Bangalore.
  • He was awarded the Rajyothsava Award by the Government of Karnataka for his achievements,  in 2005.
  • Founder and Trustee at Anad Foundation
  • Trustee and Founder at Indian foundation of the Arts

Profession/Designation Social Worker and Retd IAS Officer
Location Karnataka
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