Shri B.K. Chaturvedi
Shri B.K. Chaturvedi, former Vice Chairman DPS Society and its esteemed member for many years, has recently taken over as the Chairman of The DPS Society w.e.f, August 1, 2023. He continues to be the Chairman, DPS Noida.
A former IAS officer, Sir rose to become the Cabinet Secretary to the Government of India in his illustrious career spanning five decades. In view of his outstanding contribution to the field of Public Administration, Shri. B. K. Chaturvedi was awarded Padma Bhushan by the President of India in 2010. In his distinguished innings, he was also a member of the Planning Commission, Government of India and the 13th Finance Commission.
A Master of Physics from Allahabad University, Shri. Chaturvedi completed his higher studies in Public Administration from University of Manchester. After joining the Civil Services (UP Cadre) he worked in various responsible capacities such as Secretary, Ministries of HRD, Petroleum and Finance; Executive Director, Trade Development Authority and Chairman, State Trading Corporation of India. During his tenure, some key economic reforms such as opening up of insurance sector for private companies, deregulation of oil sector etc., were undertaken apart from setting up of the first liquefied National Gas Terminal of the country. Sir has represented India globally for negotiations on oil, bilateral trade and energy issues and has been a member of the UNICEF and UNDP boards.
An erudite scholar, Shri. B.K. Chaturvedi has authored two books and published several papers in national and international journals in the field of planning, energy, transport and public administration.
An astute leader with a keen observation, Sir is currently navigating the ship of The DPS Society.