BACK­ROOM PLAYER

India Today - - OFFICIAL TOP 10 -

Be­cause Mishra, one of the PM’s most trusted bu­reau­crats, was prin­ci­pal sec­re­tary when Modi first be­came Gu­jarat chief min­is­ter in 2001. He now over­sees all bu­reau­cratic ap­point­ments in the ser­vices as well as in the armed forces, se­cu­rity agen­cies and ju­di­ciary

Be­cause Mishra has dis­man­tled the trans­fer-post­ing raj in Delhi and has evolved a new sys­tem of se­lect­ing bu­reau­crats tak­ing into ac­count in­tegrity, ef­fi­ciency and ap­ti­tude

Be­cause a doc­tor­ate in eco­nom­ics from the Univer­sity of Sus­sex comes in handy in meet­ings on pol­icy for­ma­tion

A CAR­ING HAND

Mishra got the 2019 United Na­tions Sasakawa Award for Dis­as­ter Re­duc­tion, a recog­ni­tion of his long-term in­volve­ment in the cause

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India

© PressReader. All rights reserved.