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1.  NAME:                       RAJEEV  TALWAR
   
2. OCCUPATION:   GROUP  EXECUTIVE  DIRECTOR,
DLF LTD
, (India’s Largest Real Estate company)
   
3. EXPERIENCE IN PREMIER CIVIL
    SERVICE of INDIA:
28 Years
    SERVICE:                    
    YEAR OF ALLOTTMENT:           
    CADRE:                      
INDIAN  ADMINISTRATIVE  SERVICE
1978
A.G.M.U.T. (Union Territories)
 
     
4. DATE OF BIRTH:    
    (
DD / MM  / YY)
23   /    12    /   1954  
     
5. NATIONALITY      INDIAN   
     
6. ADDRESS:                E-88, GREATER KAILASH, PART-I, NEW-DELHI.(110048). INDIA  
     
7. TELEPHONE:  (OFFICE)
    (HOME)
41502159, 42102030   
2923 6200
 
     
8. E-MAIL:    talwar-rajeev@dlf.in  
     
9. LANGUAGES SPOKEN:  ENGLISH, HINDI, GUJARATI (Read, Write and Speak), KONKANI, PUNJABI, ASSAMESE.  
     
10. QUALIFICATIONS DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL, 1st  DIVISION,
Indian School Certificate of the UNIVERSITY of CAMBRIDGE
ST.STEPHEN’S COLLEGE, 2nd DIVISION
B.A. (Honours in History), DELHI  UNIVERSITY
ST.STEPHEN’S  COLLEGE, 2nd  DIVISION
M.A. (History), DELHI  UNIVERSITY
 
     
FIELD OF WORK:   SENIOR MANAGEMENT / ADMINISTRATION, HOTELS, STRATEGIC PLANNING, NEW INITIATIVES, COMMUNICATIONS (with Government, external corporate and internal within the company), MEDIA, PUBLICITY & PROMOTION  
28 years work experience in senior government management positions
 
     
FEB. 2005 TILL AUG.2006 ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR GENERAL (TOURISM) Government of India, C.E.O., NCHM&CT (National Council for Hotel management and Catering Technology), C.M.D. India Tourism Development Corporation (which owned Hotels, Travel Agency, Event Management Division and Duty Free Shops), Chairman, H.R.A.C.C.(Hotels and Restaurants Accreditation Committee) and Chairman, I.C.P.B. (India Conventions Promotion Bureau)  
 
    Responsible for formulation and implementation of the entire Tourism Policy of India, its promotion and marketing overseas and within India. Also coordinated policy initiatives with other ministries of Government of India (like Long Term Visas for tourists visiting India, Electronic visas, etc.) and various State governments (like promotion of Convention Centres and IHMs), besides tourism cooperation with various countries and multi-lateral international organizations. In-charge of all Hospitality and Tourism education and training in India through the institution of I.H.M.s (Institutes of Hotel Management ) and Food Craft Institutes all over India. Was also responsible for implementing voluntary scheme of accreditation of all Hotels and Restaurants all over India. Planned and coordinated the entire policy for the tourism transport and travel industry trade as well as the MICE sector (Meetings, Incentives, conferences and Exhibitions) in India and internationally.
     
FROM:  JUNE 1999 TILL JAN. 2005 POST: SECRETARY, INFORMATION & P.R.( JUNE 1999-TILL JAN.2005),
METRO RAIL (SEP 2000 –MAR 2002) & (JAN.2004-JAN 2005), ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS/ WILDLIFE (JUNE1999 -SEP 2000), TRANSPORT (FEB.2001- MARCH 2002) & (JAN.2004-JAN 2005) , MANAGING DIRECTOR & C.E.O., DELHI TOURISM & TPT. DEV. CORPORATION (AUG.2001 – DEC 2003)CHAIRMAN & M.D., D.T.C. (Delhi Transport Corporation)(JULY2004-JAN 2005)
 
  EMPLOYER:  GOVERNMENT OF N.C.T. of DELHI  
     
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.  Preparation and implementation of Environment Policy in respect of AIR, WATER, INDUSTRIAL, NOISE and VEHICULAR  pollution. Raising  PUBLIC AWARENESS about pollution.
2.  Implementation of entire Tourism Policy and providing ‘brand equity’ to tourism promotion of Delhi. New products added to tourism for the first time in India.
3   Record increase in turnover of Tourism Corporation and revenues to Government of Delhi.
4.   PUBLIC PARTICIPATION in environment programmes like the ANTI-FIRE CRACKERS,  SAY     NO TO  POLYBAGS & TREE PLANTATION campaigns
5.   GREENING of Delhi by Forestry programmes like Bhati Mines Forest & 14 City Forests
6.   Enunciation and implementation of new advertising policy.
7.   Maintenance of relations with MEDIA and electronic media management for State Government.
8.   Transport Policy planning and implementation of shift to CNG for all commercial vehicles.
9.    CHAIRMAN, Delhi Pollution Control Committee. Largest action ever against water polluting units.
10.  SECRETARY, Mass Rapid Transit System & DIRECTOR on the Board of Delhi Metro Rail
        Corporation. Changed the course of the third Line in the first phase.
11.  MEMBER, Environment Pollution Control Authority created by Supreme Court of India.
12. Transport Department: Introduced SMART CARDS for Registration & Driving Licences.
13.  Finalised RE-STRUCTURING of DTC. Began Re-organisation of R.T.O. offices. High Capacity Buses introduced in Delhi. Radio-Cab services expanded.
 
FROM:  AUG 1996 TO: MAY  1999 POST: ADMINISTRATOR, UNION TERRITORY OF LAKSHADWEEP  
  EMPLOYER: MINISTRY of HOME AFFAIRS, GOVT. of  INDIA  
     
 DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.   CONSTITUTIONAL HEAD OF STATE. Made ecology & environment the focal of all policy-making.
2.   Responsible for all governance, administration, recruitment, development strategies and law & order.
3.   Arrangement of TOURISM services and INFRASTRUCTURE
4.   Provision of all TRANSPORT Services
5.  Planning, management and monitoring of State Budget, state manpower and human resource development
6.  Planning and supervision of civil constructions
7.  Management of Educational and Medical systems and institutions
8.  Conduct of Parliamentary and Panchayat Elections
9.  Co-ordination of all civic services and civil  supplies
10. Provision of energy through conventional and Non-Conventional sources
11. Total Focus on environment in an ecologically fragile area (CORAL REEFS)
       First Indian Territory to be declared as a NATURAL HERITAGE SITE by Govt. of India
12. CHAIRMAN Lakshadweep Development Corporation Ltd.
       Lakshadweep Tourism Agency
 
FROM: SEP1995 TO: MAY 1996 POST:PRIVATE  SECRETARY to Union Minister for Coal, Government of India  
  EMPLOYER: Government of India  
     
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.  Executive Assistant to head of Coal sector in India. Had to co-ordinate and follow-up major policy
initiatives  taken by the Minister
2.  Introduced De-regulation of  prices of A,B and C grades of coal
3.  Capital re-structuring of Coal  India Ltd
4.  Private sector Mining leases introduced
5.  Introduced leasing  of Heavy Earth Moving Machinery
6.  Pension announced for 800,000 coal workers
7.  Handling of all Parliament matters like Questions, Bills, discussions and Committee meetings
 
FROM: AUG 1991 TO: SEP 1995 POST: PRIVATE  SECRETARY to Union Minister for Surface Transport, Government of India  
  EMPLOYER: Government of India  
     
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.  Provision of Shipping services, Road Transport, Roads Network and Inland Water services
2.  Unprecedented increase in Port capacities mainly through private sector investment and plough back
of  profits
3.  REFORMS towards liberalization and disinvestments
4.  Capital Re-structuring and financial management of all Public Sector Enterprises
5.  Induction of NEW CAPACITY into shipping after 8 years
6.  Data collection, analysis and monitoring of national and international industry trends and policy
decision inputs
7.  Plan for building Super Expressways all over India
8.  Monitoring and supervision of all Government Bodies and Corporations of the Ministry.
9.  Attended I.M.O. (International Maritime Organisation) General Assembly in 1993. Conversant with procedures and working of I.M.O.
 
FROM: JUN1990 TO:JUL1991 POST: DEPUTY MUNICIPAL COMMISSIONER (TAXES), DELHI  
  EMPLOYER: Municipal Corporation of Delhi  
     
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.  FISCAL PLANNING and administration of all taxes levied by the second largest Municipality in the world
2.  Introduced change in principle of PROPERTY TAX. Accounted  for massive increase in collections
3.  Management of municipal services in two Zones of the Corporation covering 300 sq. kms. area
4.  Interaction with Labour Unions in the two Zones
5.  Enforcement of Building Bye-laws in two Zones. Pulled down building of a notorious mafia don
6.  Director, State Council for Educational Research and Training (Additional charge)
 
FROM: JAN 1989 TO: JUNE 1990 POST: ADDL. DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION  
  EMPLOYER: DELHI ADMINISTRATION  
     
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.  Personnel management in largest manpower department of State government
2.  Financial management of schools and materials management
3.  Recruitment and promotion of teachers
4.  Policy planning for Sports in schools
5.  Organization of Schools display on successive Republic Days (National celebrations)
 
FROM: MARCH 1988 TO: DEC. 1988 POST: PRIVATE SECRETARY to Minister for Labour / Food Processing Industries  
  EMPLOYER:  Government of India  
     
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.  Formulation of policy for promotion of food processing industries in India Established the new ministry
2.  Prepared first detailed plan for the new Ministry with Secretary of the ministry
3.  Introduced entry of foreign investment into the sector in the country
4.  Published Paper on “Priorities before the new Ministry of Food Processing Industries”
5.  Interacted with major labour Unions in the country
6.  Attended I.L.O. General Assembly in 1988. Interacted with I.L.O. on labour issues
7.  Acquainted with labour welfare policies in the country
 
FROM: OCT.1985 TO: FEB. 1988 POST: PRIVATE  SECRETARY to Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism  
  EMPLOYER: Government of India  
     
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.  Provision of Air services, Helicopter services and airport infrastructure all over India
2.  Policy planning for tourism, tourism infrastructure and services all over India
3.  New measures like “Open Sky” policy and Air Taxi scheme introduced
4.  New organizations like Helicopter Corporation, National Airports Authority & Bureau of Civil Aviation
     Security were started
5.  New airplanes (Boeing 747-300 Combis) ordered for Air-India on partial barter basis
6.  Planning and training of personnel for induction of Airbus A-320 aircraft started
7.  Data collection, analysis and monitoring of all airlines done effectively
8.  Indian Airlines, International Airports Authority of India recorded highest profits
9.  Massive expansion of air services network in India
10. All  Public Sector Undertakings of the Ministry recorded their highest ever profits through constant and interactive monitoring.
11. Acquainted with working of I.C.A.O. (International Civil Aviation Organisation)
 
FROM: APRIL 1984 TO:OCT. 1985 POST: DISTRICT MAGISTRATE & SESSIONS JUDGE, WEST KAMENG DISTRICT/ JT.SECRETARY PLANNING  
  EMPLOYER: Government of Arunachal Pradesh  
     
DESCRIPTIION OF WORK
1.  Revenue administration and management of Land Records. Disaster relief and management
2.  Administration of law and order
3.  Administration of justice in civil and criminal matters  and supervision of Police administration
4.  Co-ordinate work and supervise the work of health, education, Roads, Bridges, Agriculture, Transport,
     Irrigation, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, Forest and Rural Development departments.
5.  Interaction and liaison with the Military in one of the most sensitive border areas of India
6.  Preparation of FIVE YEAR PLAN of the entire State
7.  Audit, fiscal planning, monitoring and evaluation of Government programmes
8.  Preparation of Plan for civic services and beautification of State Capital
 
     
FROM: SEP.1980 TO: APR.1984 POST: COMMISSIONER OF EXCISE, SALES & ENTERTAINMENT
TAX / DEPUTY COLLECTOR
 
  EMPLOYER: Government of Goa  
 
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.  Fiscal Management, planning and collection of State revenues
2.  Management of Revenue administration and Land Records
3.  Conduct of elections of Co-operative Banks
4.  Conduct of Census 1981
5.  Rent Controller for all of North Goa
6.  Administrator of BICHOLIM Municipal Council (1981-82) Administrator of MORMUGAO (VASCO) Municipal Council (1982-84) which was the      largest town of Goa with a Major PORT and a Naval-cum-civil AIRPORT
7.  Member Board of Trustees of Mormugao Port Trust for management of major port
 
FROM: JULY 1978 TO: AUG.1980 POST: I.A.S. PROBATIONER  
  EMPLOYER: Government of India  
     
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.  Training for one year in Law, Political Science, Economics, Constitution, Administrative Practices
2.  One year Field Training in Assam and Meghalaya in multiple facets of Public Administration, Land Records, Flood Relief, Inter-State Border      disputes, Law and Order and Refugee Relief
     
FROM: OCT.1976 TO: JUN 1978 POST: PROBATIONERY  OFFICER  
  EMPLOYER: STATE  BANK  OF  INDIA  
     
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1.  Complete training in Banking Policy and Procedures in the largest Bank in India
2.  Training in Commercial, Personal, Industrial Credit, Rural and Agricultural Credit sectors
 
SUMMARY OF WORK EXPERIENCE
1.  Rich cross-sectoral experience at senior management level and policy-making level, as well as wide-spread field experience.

2.  Extensive experience as Head of Region /  Union Territory comprising islands and Coral Reefs with concentration on environment and      aquamarine management.

3.  Long experience of policy-making on all-India basis in crucial sectors of the economy: like Civil Aviation, Tourism, Labour, Shipping, Roads,      Bridges, Inland  Waterways, Coal and Food Processing Industries including international negotiations.

4.  Exposure to management of large number of  Public Sector Enterprises and Statutory Bodies in the transport, tourism and infrastructure      sectors

     
GOVERNMENT APPOINTEE / NOMINEE OTHER THAN SUBSTANTIVE JOB

1. OSD, Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation              Jan-Apr 1980
2.  Administrator, Bicholim Municipal Council                                 Nov.81-Nov.1982
3.  Administrator, Mormugao Municipal Council                             Nov.82-Apr.1984
4.  Member, Mormugao Port Trust, Goa                                           Nov.82-Apr. 1984
5.  Member, Mormugao Planning & Devlpt. Authority,Goa            Nov.82-Apr.1984
6.  Chairman, District Rural Development Agency,
      West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh                               Nov.84-Dec.1985
7.   Director, State Council for Educational Research
      and Training, Delhi                                                                        Jun.90-July1991
8.   Chairman, Lakshadweep Development Corporation Ltd.      Aug.1996-May1999
9.   Chairman, State Tourism Development Agency,
       Lakshadweep                                                                                 Aug.1996-May1999
10. Chairman, Delhi Pollution Control Committee                        Jun.1999 –Sep.2000
11. Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation                                       Sep.2000 –Feb.2002
      Jan. 2004 –Jan.2005
12. Member, Environment Pollution Control Authority                   Jan. 2004 –Jan.2005
13. Director on the Board of Indraprastha Gas Ltd. (CNG gas
       Distribution company for the National Capital Region)         Jan.2004 – Jan.2005
14. Director on the Board of India Hospitality Corporation,
      a SPAC listed on the London AIM Exchange                             Sep.2006 onwards

     
AWARDS, DISTINCTIONS, HONOURS, ELECTIONS, LECTURES

1.         School  Headboy, Delhi Public School, New-Delhi               1970
            (the largest Private School in Delhi)
2.         President of India Medal for best all-round Student             1970
            of the School
3.         National Science Talent Scholarship for Agriculture              1971
4.         School Academic Scholar       for Five Years at a stretch
5.         Lecture Demonstration on “Computers in Offices”               1989
6.         Elected Member of Governing Committee of Delhi              1990,1991,
            Gymkhana Club (the most prestigious Club in India)          1992 & 1993
7.         Lectured at National Academy of Administration,                  1994
            on “Reforms in the Transport Sector”
8.         Lectured at various Rotary Clubs                                           1990,1991,1999,2000
9.         One Star SCUBA Diver (CMAS international qualification)    1996-1999

     
TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED WHILE IN SERVICETRAINING COURSES ATTENDED WHILE IN SERVICE
1.         Three Courses in Banking Procedures at Hyderabad and Pune         1976-77
2.         One week Course on Organisation & Management,                               1981
            at Indian Institute of Public Administration, New-Delhi.
3.         One week Course on Protocol Procedures at                                          1982
            Ministry of External Afairs, New-Delhi.
4.         Six week Course on Executive Development at                                        1985
            Institute for Public Administration, Jaipur.
5.         One week Refresher Course for IAS Officers at                                        1987
             National Labour Institute, New-Delhi.
6.         One week Course on Computers in Government at                                1989
            Computer Maintenance Corporation, New-Delhi.
7.         One week Course on International Trade at                                              1990
            Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad.
8.         Three weeks Management Development Programme for                      1994   
            IAS Officers at Indian Inst. for Public Administration, New-Delhi.
9.         Two weeks Workshop on “Privatisation of Public Enterprises               1995
            in Developing Countries” at Harvard University, U.S.A.
10.       One week Course on “Management of Environmental Tourism”          1997
             by Asian Productivity Organisation at Hawaii, U.S.A.
     
EXTRA CURRICULAR  ACTIVITIES

1.         Commercial English Theatre during College years                             1971-1974
            and at the National Academy                                                                     1978
            Acted in          “Royal Hunt of the Sun”
                                    “Spoon River Anthology”
                                    “Romeo and Juliet”
                                    “The Dumb Waiter”
                                    “Tughlaq” (Hindi)
                                    “Shatranj ke Khilari” (Hindi)

2.         English Announcer on “Yuvavani”, the National Youth Programme of All India Radio

3.         Member of the            “Delhi Gymakhana Club”,
                                                  “Delhi Golf Club”,
                                                  “India International Centre” and 
                                                  “India Habitat Centre”

4.         Games played             Hockey and Football for School Cricket, Badminton, Table-Tennis, Squash, Swimming, Golf

5.         Scuba Diving                over 50 dives in Lakshadweep Islands and Mauritius including “night dives”.

     
OTHER INTERESTS

  Creative writing. Have done Papers on :

  1. Priorities before the new Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
  2. Parameters of Fleet Planning for Air India
  3. Measures for raising Air India profitability
  4. Rural Industrialisation through Investment Incentives and not Subsidies
  5. Proposal to induct Parallel Economy funds into the mainstream economy
  6. Excise Duty Pay-back Scheme : A measure to reduce prices
  7. Revival of Sick Public Sector Units : A proposal for privatization
  8. Note of caution on Canning of Processed Foods
  9. Proposal for a Cocoa Board of India: to raise financial standards of living in Coastal India
  10. Strategy for financial turn-around of Indian Airlines
  11. Changing Profile of Lakshadweep
  12. “My Turn” an article in Hindustan Times on tourism perspectives.

Published Papers :

  1. Priorities before the new Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  2. Changing profile of Lakshadweep

BOOKS

  1. “Say No to Plastic Bags ~ A Strategy Report”          Edited     year 2000
  2. “Lakshadweep ~ Dream Islands of the Arabian Sea”                year 2000