Yogendra Narain

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Yogendra Narain
8th Secretary-General of Rajya Sabha
In office
1 September 2002 – 14 September 2007
Preceded by Ramesh Chandra Tripathi
Succeeded by V. K Agnihotri
28th Defence Secretary of India
In office
20 October 2000 – 30 June 2002
Preceded by T. R. Prasad
Succeeded by Subir Dutt
32nd Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh
In office
2 April 1998 – 20 October 2000
Preceded by Ravindra Shankar Kumar
Succeeded by B. N. Tiwari
Water Resources Secretary of India
In office
1 April 1997 – 1 April 1998
Personal details
Born (1942-05-26) 26 May 1942 (age 76)
United Provinces, British India
(now Uttar Pradesh, India)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Retired IAS officer
Awards Dean Paul H. Appleby Award (2017)

Yogendra Narain (born 26 June 1942) is a 1965 batch retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre. He is a former Secretary-General of Rajya Sabha. He also served as the Defence Secretary of India, Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh, Surface Transport Secretary of India.

Education

Yogendra Narain holds a diploma in Development Economics.[1][2][3] He is also a graduate (BSc) in Physical Chemistry and a postgraduate (MA) in Political Science.[1][2][3] He also holds MPhil and PhD degrees.[1][2][3]

Career

Yogendra Narain served in various key positions for both the Government of India and the Government of Uttar Pradesh,[1][2][3] like as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh, first Chairman of Greater NOIDA, Principal Secretary (Information), Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Principal Secretary to the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Secretary (Power and Irrigation) and as the District Magistrate and Collector of Lucknow and Muzaffarnagar districts in the Government of Uttar Pradesh,[1][2][3] and as the Union Defence Secretary, Union Surface Transport Secretary, first Chairman of National Highways Authority of India and as the Joint Secretary (Ports) in the Ministry of Surface Transport in the Union Government.[1][2][3]

Surface Transport Secretary

Narain was appointed as the Union Surface Transport Secretary by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC),[1][2][3] he assumed the office on 1 April 1997 and demitted it on 1 April 1998.[1][2][3]

Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh

Narain was appointed as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh,[1][2][3] he assumed the office on Chief Secretary on 2 April 1998 and demitted it on 20 October 2000,[1][2][3] serving as the state's top bureaucrat for more than two years.[1][2][3]

Defence Secretary

Narain was appointed as the Union Defence Secretary by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet,[1][2][3][4] he assumed the office on 20 October 2000 and demitted it on 30 June 2002.[1][2][3][4]

Secretary-General of Rajyasabha

Narain was appointed as the Secretary-General of Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament by the Vice President of India and ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha,[1][2][3][5][6] he assumed the office of 1 September 2002 and demitted it on 14 September 2007.[1][2][3][5][6]

Awards

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Yogendra Narain – Executive Record Sheet". Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India. Retrieved 13 January 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF SECRETARIES – GENERAL" (PDF). Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 13 January 2018. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Chauhan, Prerit (20 October 2017). "Paul H. Appleby Award To Dr. Yogendra Narain". Ten News. New Delhi. Retrieved 13 January 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "Yogendra Narain, new Defence Secretary". The Hindu. New Delhi. 9 October 2000. Retrieved 13 January 2018. 
  5. ^ a b "FORMER SECRETARIES-GENERAL OF THE RAJYA SABHA". Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 13 January 2018. 
  6. ^ a b "RETIREMENT OF DR. YOGENDRA NARAIN AS SECRETARYGENERAL, RAJYA SABHA" (PDF). Rajya Sabha. 10 September 2007. Retrieved 13 January 2018. 
  7. ^ "Yogendra Narain conferred Paul H Appleby Award". Hindustan Times. Lucknow. 22 October 2017. Retrieved 10 April 2018 – via PressReader. 
  8. ^ "Yogendra Narain conferred Paul H Appleby Award". Hindustan Times. Lucknow. 22 October 2017. Retrieved 10 April 2018 – via HT Syndications. 

External links

  • Executive Record Sheet as maintained by Department of Personnel and Training of Government of India
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