The Governor

  Father's name : Pandit Kamla Nath Chaturvedi (Late)
  Mother's name : Shrimati Vidyavati Chaturvedi (Late)
  Date of Birth : 18th January 1928
  Place of Birth : Tirwa, Distt, Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh)
  Married Status : Married on 28th February 1952
  Spouse's Name : Shrimati Prakashvati Chaturvedi (late)
  Children : Three sons and one daughter
  Educational : MA,LL.B.,Visharad
  Qualification   Educated at A.K.K. High School,Tirwa,
S.N.Inter College, Kannauj,
Christ Church College,
Kanpur and university of Allahabad
  Profession : Civil Service
  Positions held :  
  1950-59 : After joining IAS in 1950, and training as probationer at IAS training school,
Metealf House, Delhi, worked as a assistant and joint magistrate, Allahabad,
joint magistrate Moradabad & Amroha. and subsequently SDO cum Land
Acquisition Officer,Jaipur & later as a secretary to chief minister,Rajasthan
Collector and District Magistrate , Ajmer , Secretary, State Government
Departments like Industries , Mines , Town planning , Local Self-government, etc.
1967-71 : Joint Director , National academy of Administration, Mussoorie
1971-73 : Chief Secretary, Delhi Administration
1976-78 : Chief commissioner , Chandigarh
  1981 : Secretary, Union Ministry of Education and Culture.
  1981-84 : Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs and Department of Justice
  1984-1990 : Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  July 1992 : Elected to Rajya Sabha
  1994-95 : Member, Joint parliamentary committee to inquire into Irregularities
in Securities and Banking Transactions.
Member committee and Finance
  1994-95 and 1997 onwards : Member ,Public Account Committee
Member, Committee of privileges
  1995 onwards : Member, Committee on External Affairs
  1996-97 : Member, Committee on Official Language
  1996 and 18 Aug. 1998 onwards : Member, Panel of Vice-Chairman Rajya Sabha
  July 1998 : Reelected to Rajya Sabha
  August 1998 onwards : Member General Purposes Committee
  1998 onwards : Member , Consultative Committee for the Minister of Defence
  Aug. 1998 : Chairman, Sardar Patel Foundation Committee
  DEC 1999 onwards : Chairman, Joint Committee on Patents (Second Amendment ) Bill.1999 Member, Select Committee on Prevention of Money Laundering Bill 1999
  Jan 2000 onwards : Member, Joint Committee on salaries and Allowance of Members of Parliament
  Feb 2000 onwards : Member, Standing Committee on Defence
  Aug. 2000 onwards : Member, Task Force for reviewing Government schemes and laws intended for the
benefit of women and children
  Oct 2000 onwards : One-man Committee to review the working of the Central Social welfare Board
  Sept 2001 onwards : Chairman, Hindi bhavan, New Delhi
  Nov 2001 onwards : Member, Executive Board, UNESCO, Paris
  Dec 2001 onwards : Member, Joint Committee on Security in Parliament ComplexVice-president, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. Also Chairman of Executive Council of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.
  March 2002 onwards : Chairman, Delhi Public Library
  April 2002 onwards : Member, Indian Council of Social Science Research; Chairman, Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industry Trustee (I) Lala Dewan Chand Trust,(ii) Bharatiya Jnanpith
  June 2002 onwards : Member, joint Committee on Installation of Portraits and statues of National Leaders and Parliamentarians in Parliament House.
  Books Published : (i)Transfer of Technologies Among Developing Countries, (ii)Comparative public Administration(also in Hindi) and(iii)Edited Co-authored a number of publication on different aspect of administration and development; Was Editor , Indian Journal of Public Administration for 28 years during 1970-1998; Member ,Advisory Boards of other professional and Scholarly journals.
  Social and Cultural Activities,



Was awarded
Literary, Artistic and Scientific (i)Plaque of Recognition for distinguished service in Public Administration and Public Audit by
Accomplishments and others Special Interests E.R.O.P.A (Europe Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration Manila) in
1987 and(ii) Awarded by the President Padma Vibhushan in 1990 for contribution to public
affair, Study of economic development and educational problems, international affairs, Indian thought and Renaissance in India.
  Sport,Clubs, Favorite pastimes and Recreation
India International Centre ,New Delhi and Delhi Gymkhana Club,New Delhi ;reading,listening to Indian Classical and Light music, witnessing plays, visits to art galleries, Museums and historical places of cultural and religious interest
  Countries visited : USA, Canada, U.K, Europe (except erstwhile USSR, Romania, Bulgaria Albania, Finlandand Turkey) ,Lebanon,Egypt, Kenya, Japan, Korea, China, Honk Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand , Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Brazil, Russia, Lithuania, Bangladesh, France, Germany, etc.
  Other Information : Stood First Class in MA Economics (Allahabad University) and secured first division
throughout; was awarded University Gold Medals For Economics and Political Science in
BA, LL.B..,; Topped UP Civil service Examination, 1949, Member of IAS from 1950 to March 1984; Fellow, LB.R.D.(World Bank), Washington DC;
(I) Shankar Vidya kendra, New Delhi,
(ii) Ramana Kendra, New Delhi and was president, (I) Governing Board of Gandharva
Mahavidyalaya, (ii) Authors' Guild of India and (iii) Institute of Health Management and
Research, Jaipur, was Regional President, Indian Society for Training and Development (North), Delhi; Vice President, Indian Institute of Public Administration (I.I.P.A); Chairman, (I) Standing Committee I.I.P.A ,(ii) Delhi Regional Branch, I.I.P.A was
Chairman, Rajasthan Industrial and Mineral Development Corporation, Jaipur, 1978, was
Executive Director, Indian Investment Centre, New Delhi, 1974-75, was Director,
(I) Industries, Rajasthan Government and (ii)I.I.P.A., 1979-81; was Member Secretary,
Indian National Commission for Cooperation with U.N.E.S.C.O.; Was honorary
Chancellor, Lal Bahadur Shastri Sanskrit Vidyapeeth; was Honorary Pathak Prahari
(Ombudsman), Navbharat times; was member, (I) Board of Governor's, Institute of
Development Studies, Jaipur, (ii) Governing Council, Institute of Studies for Industrial
Development New Delhi (iv) Executive Committee, India International Center, (v) Senate
Punjab University, Chandigarh (vi)Senate, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur and (vii) various
Selection Committee for preparing panels of names for Vice-chancellors/Professors and
other academic and administrative positions in various institution in the country,wa ex -
officio Member, University Grant Commission, 1981; Formerly on Board of Governors
Administrative staff College, Hyderabad; Served as Chairman, National Police Academy,
Hyderabad and Governing Board member of Executive Council NICD, Hyderabad;
Member, (I) Board of Governors, International Management Institute, New Delhi, (ii)
Executive council of I.I.P.A., Central Committee Tuberculosis
Association of India,
(iii) Life Member, (I) Indian Institute of Public Administration, (ii) United services Institute of
India, (iii) Indian Institute of Defence Analysis and (iv) Institute of Constitutional and
Parliamentary Studies, was Council Member, Asiatic Society, Calcutta; Chairman, Sri
Aurobindo Complex Development Committee, NOIDA and Uttranchal.

  Present position : SWORN-IN GOVERNOR OF KARNATAKA ON AUGUST 21,2002.


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