Senior Officers

Smt. Anita Karwal(Secretary)
Smt. Anita Karwal
(D/o School Education and Literacy)

E-mail: secy[dot]sel[at]nic[dot]in
Phone Number: +91-11-23382587/23381104(O)
124-C, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi - India
Ramchandra Meena(Joint Secretary)
Ramchandra Meena
Joint Secretary
(Mid Day Meal)

Mr. Ramchandra Meena is from the 1992 batch of the Indian Revenue Service.He is dealing with Mid Day Meal Scheme, National Awards to Teachers (NAT), National Bal Bhawan (NBB), National Foundation for Teacher Welfare (NFTW), Health and Nutrition component of Samagra Shiksha and Media related issues. He is also the vice-chairperson of KVS. In his spare moments he likes to read books and play badminton.

E-mail: r[dot]cmeena[at]gov[dot]in
Phone Number: +91-11-23389247(O)
117-C, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi - India
Santosh Kumar Yadav(Joint Secretary)
Santosh Kumar Yadav
Joint Secretary

E-mail: yadavsk[dot]up[at]nic[dot]in
Phone Number: +91-11-23387781(O)
107A-D, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi - India
Maneesh Garg(Joint Secretary)
Maneesh Garg
Joint Secretary
(Samagra Shiksha - II)

Mr. Maneesh Garg is from the 1996 batch of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS)Himachal Pradesh Cadre. He has done B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Delhi and Masters in South Asia and Global Security from King’s College, London. He is dealing with all matters of Samagra Shiksha Scheme which caters to nearly 12 lakh schools and 22 crore children across all 36 States and UTs. He is looking after issues pertaining to Policy & Planning, Finance, Budget, Coordination Learning, Infrastructure, Vocational Education, Model Schools, Right to Education, Swachh Vidyalaya, Appointment of Language Teachers (ALT) scheme. He is also dealing with issues of NCTE, NIEPA, World Bank and PISA.

E-mail: maneesh[dot]garg[at]nic[dot]in
Phone Number: +91-11-23386232(O)
217-C, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi - India
Economic Advisor

E-mail: -
Phone Number: +91-11-23383202(O)
107-D, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi - India
Lamchonghoi Sweety(Joint Secretary)
Lamchonghoi Sweety
Joint Secretary (Samagra Shiksha-I)

Ms. L. S. Changsan is from the 1994 batch of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Assam Meghalaya Cadre. She is dealing with matters under Samagra Shiksha pertaining to Early Childhood Education (ECE), Pre-Primary, Promotion of Sports/Games/Play, Reading/Libraries, Inclusive Education including KGBV, Adolescent Education. Scheme for Providing Quality Education in Madrasas (SPQEM), Scheme for Infrastructure Development in Minority Institutions (IDMI). She loves reading and listening to

E-mail: lschangsan[at]nic[dot]in
Phone Number: +91-11-23383226/23070584(O)
107A-D, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi - India
Darshana Momaya Dabral(Joint Secretary)
Darshana Momaya Dabral
Joint Secretary
& Financial Advisor

Ms. D. M. Dabral is from the 1990 batch of the, Indian Post & TelecommunicationAccounts and Financial Services. She has 28 years of senior level experience at Central Government in the Dept. of Telecommunication, Ministry of HRD in the areas of Planning, Budgeting, Accounts, Revenue, Finance, Administration and overall Financial Management. She is posted as Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser in the Ministry of HRD since September, 2015. She is dealing with Ministry’s budget & finance management. In her spare moments she likes to read Books, primarily on astrology and naturopathy.

E-mail: jsfa[dot]edu[at]gov[dot]in
Phone Number: +91-11-26712464(O)
203-C, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi - India
P K Banerjee(DDG - Statistics)
P K Banerjee

Mr. Purnendu Kishore Banerjee is from the 1993 batch of the Indian Statistic Service (ISS). He is dealing with Statistics relating to School Education, Supply of data to UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS) and other International Agencies, Publications “Examination Results”, “Educational Statistics at a Glance”, Performance Grading Index (PGI) data, Coordination work with Ministries concerning data convergence, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on education, Analysis of Major Reports, Content of SHAGUN Repository, Aspirational Districts, etc. Before joining the present post, he has worked in National Accounts Division, Office of RGI & Census Commissioner, India and National Sample Survey Office. He has done M. Sc. In Statistics from University of Calcutta and Post Graduate in Public Policy and Management from IIM, Bangalore. He was awarded President of India’s Silver Medal for distinguished work in Census 2011. In his spare moments he likes to read books, watch cultural programmes, particularly films, classical dance & music and travel.

E-mail: pk[dot]banerjee[at]nic[dot]in
Phone Number: +91-11-26712464(O)
Room No.1, West Block-II, Wing-VI, R.K. Puram
New Delhi - India

Autonomous Bodies

National Council for Teacher Education(NCTE)

E-mail: cp[at]ncte[hyphen]india[dot]org
Phone Number: +91-11-23370114(O)
Manoj Ahuja(Chairperson)
Manoj Ahuja
Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE)

E-mail: chpn[hyphen]cbse[at]nic[dot]in
Phone Number: +91-11-22467263(O)
Santosh Kumar Mall(Commissioner)
Santosh Kumar Mall, IAS
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan

Mr. Santosh K. Mall is from the 1997 batch of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Bihar Cadre. He has done B.Tech. & M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur. He assumed office of the Commissioner Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), on 1st May 2015. He has strived for digitalisation and accountability in KVS through various schemes and initiatives.
During his Bihar State tenure for more than ten years he was deeply involved in enforcement of Rule of Law during his field posting in Siwan District , a highly criminal infested area during those days. He served as Vice Chairman, Patna Regional Development Authority –cum- MD, and Bihar State Housing Board. He later served in the capacity of Additional Secretary Rural Development -cum-Commissioner NREGA. GoB. He also served as Secretary Finance, Resources and Secretary Animal Husbandry, Dairy & Fisheries. Before joining KVS as Commissioner, he was Private Secretary to Agriculture Minister.
He was awarded Director’s Gold Medal for best performance in extracurricular activities among IAS Officer Trainees at LBSNAA.At the Academy, he was awarded for outstanding performance in horse riding and also bagged Gold Medal in ‘Management & Behavioural Sciences’. He has got wide range of interest in co-curricular activities specially sports.

E-mail: commissioner[hyphen]kvs[at]gov[dot]in
Phone Number: +91-11-26512579(O)
Rashi Sharma(Director)
Director - Vacant
National Bal Bhavan (NBB)

Rashi Sharma, Director DoSEL, MHRD
Additional charge - Director(NBB)

Ms. Rashi Sharma is from the 2003 batch of the Indian Postal Service (IPoS). She is presently handling Teacher Education, Quality and Access component of Samagra Shiksha, issues related to NCTE, etc. and also holding additional charge of Director National Bal Bhavan. She has over 16 years’ of experience in Department of Posts, Government of India in handling various matters pertaining to human resource development, establishment, international cooperation, matters related to Universal Postal Union(UPU) and Asia Pacific Postal Union(APPU), matters related to Commemorative Stamps and Stationary, Rural ICT and implementation of social security schemes.
E-mail: rashi[dot]edu[at]nic[dot]in,
Phone Number: -
Bishwajit Kumar Singh(Commissioner)
Bishwajit Kumar Singh, IFS
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

Mr. Bishwajit Kumar Singh is from the 1989 batch of the Indian Forest Service (IFS) J&K cader. He possesses Masters of Science (Forestry) from Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun and got Masters in Public Policy and Management with specialization in Econometrics and Environmental Economics from Institute of Social Science, The Hague, Netherland. He took over the charge of Commissioner, NVS on 7th September, 2015. he introduced transparent and effective procedure for regular transfer/posting and recruitment in NVS. He is the pioneer of digital revolution in NVS, in terms of implementing e-office in HQrs,effecting Annual Transfer Drive through online portal, online registration of students for Jawahar Navodaya Selection Test & Lateral Entry Test. He also ensured computer based test for recruitment of staff. He ensured conducive atmosphere for academic excellence in JNVs and expedited completion of construction works in pending projects. His constant efforts resulted in getting approval of the Government for opening of 62 new JNVs in the year 2016 and grant of 10% special allowance to teaching staff of JNVs. He is very keen for holistic development of the JNV students, their safety, security & comforts in the campus of JNVs and dedicates his energy towards this achievement. Before joining the present post, he worked as Director in Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India and has helped in formulation and approval of Green India Mission in February, 2014.He also made forest clearances more time bound and transparent. In his spare moments he likes to read books and more interested in teaching and guiding the staff and students.

Phone Number: 0120-2975755
Chairman - Vacant
National Institute of Open
Schooling (NIOS)

E-mail: cm(at)nios[dot]ac[dot]in
Phone Number: 0120-2403173
Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty(Director)
Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty
National Council of Educational
Research and Training (NCERT)

Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty is a Professor of Education and presently the Director National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi. He has earlier served as Principal, Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Bhopal, a constituent unit of NCERT and as Head, Departments of Education and Extension Education at Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Bhubaneswar. Dr. Senapaty has also served as Dean, Faculty of Education, Utkal University, Odisha. Dr. Senapaty has been conferred with the Honorary degree of D.Lit by the Ravenshwa University, Odisha for his significant contribution in the field of Education. He has published a number of research papers and participated in several National and International Seminars and Conferences. As the Director of NCERT, Dr. Senapaty has played a lead role in development of learning outcomes for Elementary stage, conduct of National Achievement Survey and development of text books on vocational education. Dr. Senapaty also represented many high level delegations to foreign countries. He has played a lead role in strengthening NCERT’s linkages with several International Institutions and Universities of South Korea, Australia, Mauritius, Bhutan, Nepal, Taiwan
and USA.

E-mail: -
Phone Number:+91-11-26519154(O)
Chairman - Vacant
Central Tibetan School Administration (CTSA)

E-mail: -
Phone Number: -

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