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Brief Profile of Shri Prasant Kumar, Special Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Rural Development

 
Brief Profile of Shri Prasant Kumar, Special Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Rural Development

Shri Prasant Kumar

Prasant Kumar

(Indian Forest Service : 1985 : Madhya Pradesh)

Present Position

Special Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Rural Development

E-mail: prasant.kumar@gov.in; prasantkumar2004@yahoo.co.in

Education Qualification:

Year Degree / Diploma Institution
2015 Ph.D. TERI University, New Delhi
2005 M. Phil. in Social Sciences Punjab University, Chandigarh
2005 PG Diploma in Public Administration Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi
1999 MA in Development Administration & Management Institute of Development Policy and Management, Manchester,
United Kingdom
1987 PG Diploma in Forestry Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy,
Dehradun
1983 M.Sc. Botany Bihar University, Muzaffarpur,
Bihar

Professional experience:

13.12.2019 till date Special Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Rural Development.
9.4.2019 to 13.12.2019 Additional Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Rural Development.
28.09.2015 to 8.4.2019 Joint Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Rural Development – Rural Housing and Part-time Official Director, National Housing Bank, Administration, Coordination and Training.
20.07.2012 to 26.09.2015 Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Forest Department.
09.07.2009 to 18.07.2012 Chief Conservator of Forests, Shahdol Circle, Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh.
01.11.2008 to 08.07.2009 Chief Conservator of Forests, Administration-2, O/o Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, MP, Bhopal
01.02.2001 to 30.10.2008 Director, Department of Defence, Government of India, New Delhi – Director (Training), Director (Civilian Personnel), Director (Procurement).
Director, Department of Defence Production, Government of India, – Director (Personnel).
10.12.1999 to 31.01.2001 Deputy Adviser, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi – Swarnajayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana (SGSY).
01.08.1997 to 09.12.1999 Deputy Adviser, Planning Commission, Government of India.
22.9.1989 to 27.7.1997 Divisional Forest Officer at Kanker, Raigarh, Mahasamund and Narsinghpur
27.5.1985 to 12.9.1989 Probationer / Sub Divisional Forest Officer