Dr. Nivedita P.Haran

    Educational Qualification:
    1 .Indian School Certificate (High School) from Pratt Memorial School, Kolkata in 1970 in I Division
    2 .Graduation with Philosophy (Honours), Economics and English from the University of Calcutta in 1973
    3.Masters in Philosophy from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 1976 in I Class
    4. PhD in Sociology from IIT, Delhi on the topic Bureaucracy in India: the research was based on primary data as well as secondary data from civil servants and the citizenry to assess how Max Weber’s model of bureaucracy had out-lived itself in India and how the country with its focus on development needed to have a revised model in order to make the bureaucracy deliver.
    Professional Experience:
    Selected to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1980.
    Underwent professional training in the Training Academy, Mussoorie and in the State of Kerala.
    Served in senior positions in Govt. of India and Govt of Kerala; experience of 35 years.

     

    Professional Experience:
    Selected to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1980.
    Underwent professional training in the Training Academy, Mussoorie and in the State of Kerala.
    Served in senior positions in Govt. of India and Govt of Kerala; experience of 35 years.

    Major Posts held:
    1. Sub Collector, Ottapalam, Palakkad
    2. Deputy Secretary, Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Kerala
    3. District Planning Officer, Trivandrum
    4. Director, Civil Supplies, Govt. of Kerala
    5. Secretary, Industries Department, Govt. of Kerala
    6. District Collector and District Magistrate, Pathanamthitta
    7. District Collector and District Magistrate, Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram)
    8. Secretary, Agriculture, Govt of Kerala
    9. Deputy Secretary, Deptt of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances, Ministry Of Personnel, Govt of India, New Delhi for 4 years.
    10.Joint Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi for 4.5 years.
    11.Civil Affairs Officer, UN Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo from Sept. 2000 to December 2005 (5 years)
    12. Commissioner of Land Revenue, Govt of Kerala
    13.Principal Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department (6.5 years)
    14. Additional Chief Secretary, Labour Department, Power Department and Personnel & Administrative Reforms Deptt.
    15.Director General, Institute of Management in Government, Thiruvananthapuram
    16. Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department, Govt. of Kerala