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Shri Shailesh Kumar Singh


Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi.

Shri Shailesh Kumar Singh is an IAS officer of the 1991 batch from Jharkhand cadre. He holds a B.E. (Elect) Degree from IIT Kanpur and Master in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard University, USA.

Shri Shailesh Kuma Singh is Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development. In his role as the Secretary to Government of India, Department of Rural Development, Shri Shailesh Kumar Singh works on comprehensive policy making for the Rural Development sector in India which involves formulation, coordination and implementation of programmes that address the development needs of the rural areas, focusing especially on mitigating and eradicating poverty and creating sustainable employment and livelihood opportunities.

He has more than 30 years of experience as an Indian Administrative Service Officer having worked in the fields of Small & Medium Enterprises, Steel, Coal, Transport, Urban Development & Rural Development, Industry, Elections, Information Technology, Education, Human Resource Development, General Administration, etc.

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