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Raghav Chandra, appointed Chairman, NHAI

Aug 31st, 2015 5:05 am | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

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Raghav Chandra has been appointed as Chairman, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). He is a 1982 batch IAS officer of MP cadre.
Recruited into the prestigious Indian Administrative Service through a national competition in 1982, Raghav Chandra is a career civil servant who has an interest in writing about environment, economic and public administration issues. He has Masters Degrees in Mathematics and Public Administration from Delhi University and Harvard respectively. He has recently authored SCENT OF A GAME, a mystery-drama that vividly unravels the larger issues of tiger poaching/management/conservation and the need to seek redemption by protecting animal life.

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As a civil servant he has worked both in the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh and for the Government of the Union of India, in a diverse range of areas—law and justice enforcement, tribal development, industrial/housing/urban/infrastructure/cultural development and financial administration/management.
In the past, he has been published in several reputed social and economic journals. He has earlier conceptualized the creation of the social media website: scratchmysoul.com. He has written a Case Study for the Cambridge University on the Indian Highways Sector. He plays badminton and golf and swims occasionally. His other interests are wildlife, cinema and reading.SCENT OF A GAME,has recently been published by Rupa.

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