Dr. Ashok Dalwai

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Dr. Ashok Dalwai

Dr. Ashok Dalwai

CEO, National Rainfed Area Authority
Area of Expertise : Agriculture

Shri Ashok Dalwai, IAS (OR 1984) is presently Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare. He has been appointed as CEO National Rainfed Area Authority.

Shri Ashok Dalwai has had an illustrious career in Development Administration where he has implemented several reforms in the rural agrarian sector in the state of Odisha. In  his  capacity  as  the  Collector  of  the  District,  both  in  the  states  of  Odisha  and,  Karnataka.  he  has  applied  his  deep  knowledge  of Agricultural sector.

As a key member of the Banglore Agenda Task Force (BATF), Dr Dalwai envisioned and implemented several infrastructure projects that transformed the City into the Silicon Valley and Garden City of India. He was responsible for introducing the ‘Self Assessment Scheme’ (SAS) for property taxation which was hailed as a model in Urban Administration all over the country.