VoW 2019 - Speaker
Dr Kush Verma
Dr. Kush Verma, is an IAS officer of the 1979 batch of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, who has joined JILDEE as Executive Director and Head of the Civil Services Training Division, after his retirement from the Indian Administrative Service. Prior to joining this assignment, he has held various assignments in the Government of Uttar Pradesh namely Asstt. Collector & Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Rai Bareilly & Pratapgarh, City Magistrate, Mathura, District Magistrate, Uttarkashi, Managing Director, UP State Food & Essential Commodities Corporation, Lucknow, Secretary (Energy), Food Commissioner, and Secretary, Home & Confidential Affairs, etc.
He has served in various capacities in the Government of India as well, such as Director, Industrial Development, Zonal Manager (North), Food Corporation of India, Executive Director, Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd (TRIFED), etc. His last posting on Central deputation was as Director-General, National Centre for Good Governance, New Delhi.
He has published several papers in the field of General Administration, Development, Labour Issues and Tourism etc. He has presented various papers in International/National Seminars & Workshops. He has been granted his Ph.D. degree from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi on the challenging topic: ‘Redesigning the All- India Civil Services’. Dr. Verma has delivered lectures at places of repute, including the National Institute of Labour, NOIDA, LBSNAA, Mussoorie, Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, Bankers Institute of Rural Development, Lucknow etc.
His hobbies are writing children’s poems, playing tennis and listening to semi classical music.