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Currently, Adviser( Special) Education (Honorary)

Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi, Kerala


MoE, D/o Higher Education

Officer on Special Duty (on deputation)

June 2011 - February 2020

  1. Formulation of XII Plan of the Dept. of Higher Education.

  2. Formulation of New Education Policy

  3. Preparation of the Annual Plan Budgets of the Department of Higher Education.

  4. Nodal Officer -National Mission on Teachers and Teaching

  5. Nodal Officer- Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching(ARPIT)

  6. Nodal Officer- Leadership for Academicians Programme(LEAP)

  7. National Initiative on Design Innovation


Planning Commission, GOI

Joint Adviser(Education) (on deputation)

May 2006 - May 2011

  1. Preparation of plan documents: XI Five Yr. Plan, Mid- Term Appraisal XI Plan, Approach paper XII Plan

  2. For Plan preparation, all work of  preparatory meetings, Working Group and Steering Committee Meetings

  3. Nodal Officer for the Oversight Committee for implementation of 27% reservation for the OBC’s in central higher educational institutions

  4. Preparation and Allocation of Annual Plan Budgets during Financial Years 2009 to 2011 in r/o of Govt. of India Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), M/o Culture, D/o Youth Affairs and D/o Sports. 

  5. Examined new legislations, such as, setting up of National Accreditation Regulatory Authority, Education Tribunals, Prohibition of unfair practices in Medical and Professional institutions, Regulation of Foreign Education Providers, setting of National Council for Higher Education and Research were examined. Proposals for setting up Mahatma Gandhi Peace Institute, Brain gain Policy, Innovation Universities and other new initiatives were examined.

  6. Identification of core areas for generation of MIS & statistics in sub-sectors of education

  7. Actively involved in framing of the policy for ICT in Schools and in National Mission in Education through ICT.

  8. Examination of State’s Plan budget proposals

  9. answering Parliament questions, examining SFC/ EFC Memos & Cabinet Notes,

  10. Preparation of Annual Report, Economic Survey, material for PM visit, etc.

  11. Examining socio-economic research projects, National Knowledge Commission, UNDP, World Bank and UNESCO reports on education

  12. Work assigned covers:Higher Education, ICT Mission in Schools & Higher Education, Language education and language policy, teacher education, Minority Education, Vocational Education,

  13. Coordinating officer for Elementary (SSA & MDMS) & Secondary Education.

  14. Branch Officer for the Division -administrative responsibilities and liaison with other divisions and Ministries of HRD, Women and Child Development, Health, YAS, Culture, Social Justice, Tribal Affairs, Minority Affairs.

Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU)

Deputy Director (Substantive post)

December 1989 - May 2006 ( Retd. Feb.2020)

  1. Preparation of Plan proposals of the University

  2. Meetings  of Standing Committee of Planning Board

  3. IPR policy related work

  4. Part-Time Counselor for DDE Prog. 1988 And 1989

  5. Evaluator for DDE Exam Scripts - 1988 To 1994. 

  6. Resource Person in Distance Education for Orientation Progs. of Academic Counsellors, Asst. Reg.  Directors and Coordinators.

  7. Preparation of Publicity Material for Academic Progs. & Handouts for Counsellors.

  8. Student Support Services.

  9. Feasibility Studies For Establishment Of New Learner Support Centres And Activation Of Academic Progs.

  10. Monitoring Academic Activities Of Learner Support Centres & Providing Guidance For Improving Delivery Of Academic Programmes.

  11. Interactive Radio Counselling  at All India Radio

S.S.&L.S. Patkar College of Arts & Science (University of Mumbai) 

Senior Lecturer and Head of the Dept. of Political Science

June 1981 - December 1989

Faculty for Degree College and HOD, university examiner. Member of Board of studies, University of Mumbai

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