Dr. Shreeranjan, is a member of the
– Meghalaya cadre of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS).
Previously, a lecturer in Botany in Ranchi University (now in Jharkhand)
for about four years, the author has served the cadre in the state of
Meghalaya with distinction and dedication for more than nineteen years now
with varied assignments and experiences in Civil Administration, Administration
of Justice, Coordination, Policy Formulation, Programme Implementation and
Sectoral Management at the seat of governance in the state. His
experiences in health and family welfare, employment and labour, other
social sector developmental activities in agriculture and allied sector,
cooperation and social mobilisation, community and rural development,
housing, arts and culture; finance and management, information technology
etc has provided good grounding for the present pursuit of
He has also been associated
with various special assignments in
credit related field such as chairman ‘task force on activating the
credit channel to the non willful defaulters of the banking organizations
in Meghalaya’ constituted by the department of finance, Government of Meghalaya.
Member ‘informal group set up by Reserve Bank of
(RBI) in July 2000 arising from the recommendations of the Shukla Committee
appointed by the government of India
financial sector planning in Meghalaya. Director in the board of directors
of Meghalaya cooperative apex bank for
more than 5 years, director in the board of other apex societies; MeSEB /
other PSUS in various capacities in finance department/ housing , vice
chairman SIRD administrative council etc.
The author has been designated as the ‘State
Coordinator for SHG’ in Meghalaya recently.
author’s academic pursuits is reflected in his post graduate degree in Botany
) and Master of Science in Management and Implementation of Development Projects
(M.Sc. MIDP) from the University
) , the award of the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biotechnology from
published by the author include
‘perspectives on development in Meghalaya’ (by SIRD); ‘Dimensions in
Development: Topical Discussion’ (by NEICSSR); besides,
articles and papers.
‘Committee of Concern’ for the drug abuse and harm
reduction in Meghalaya in association with the UNODC. Several
consultations with stake holders and representatives of various
sections of society. Observance of International Day against Drug
Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on 26th June in collaborative
mode. Conceptual work on the multi-pronged approach to combat Drugs
and AIDS was initiated. Various initiatives taken. Action plan
formulated. Interaction with AUSAID, UNAIDS, USAIDS etc. The effort
for HIV AIDS control in state was put on track with targeted
interventions, councelling and surveillance centres. Focussed
projection of the impending problems and threat for external
assistance in view of denials. Working in tandem with NGOs.
design team (10 members) of Reproductive and Child Health (RCH
II) even alter handing over charges of the Health department.
as the State Liaison Officer in the Rajbhawan during the visit of
almost all National dignitaries to the state: Mr. HD DeveGowda (PM);
Mr.I.K. Gujaral (PM); Mr. A.B.Vajpayee ( PM); Mr.L.K. Advani (Dy. PM);
Mr. Krishnakant (Vice President), APJ Abdul Kalam ( President)
Election Observer Duty at Silchar (
), Mangalore (Karnataka) , Surindernagar (Orissa),
in the Board of Directors of Meghalaya Cooperative Apex Bank
(MCAB; 40 branches/ Rs.550
Cr deposit) for about 5 years.
in the Boards of MESEB / other PSUs while working as various
capacities in Finance department/ Housing etc.
in the Board of Directors of other Apex societies;
chairman SIRD Administrative Council
while working as Commissioner and Secretary C&RD;
various National Health Programmes (especially Blindness, TB,
State Blood Transfusion Council (BTC),
State Resource Centre (SRC) for rehabilitation under NPRPDP.
District Blindness control society, Tura.
and Chief of Administration of Justice and Police in West Garo Hills
in all capacity in lower and middle level Judiciary as Judicail
magistrate classII, ClassI, SDJM, District Judge and Sessions Judge.
Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) covering 2 districts in
District Consumer protection Forum, Tura.
President of Durama Collage in Tura.
person on Planning, development and management issues in
Meghalaya Administrative Training Institute (MATI), Institute of
banking personnel training and State Institute of Rural
Development(SIRD), Meghalaya Development and Management Institute MDMI),
Advisory Body in North East Information Technology Association (NEITA).
in various organising committees.