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Commissioner
Shri Avinash Dikshit born on 10th June 1964 is one of the distinguished 1986 Batch of IDAS Officers of the Country. He has done his B. Tech from IIT Kanpur in Electrical Engineering.

Shri Dikshit joined Indian Defence Accounts Services (IDAS) on 29-12-1986 at the age of 22 years and served at various places in different capacities. He has made notable contributions wherever he has worked. Acknowledging his meritorious services, Government of India selected him for a UN Mission programme and posted him to head DAD Cell at Rawanda in the year 1994 and served there from 08-12-1994 to 16-04-1996.

On successful completion of the tenure there, he came back to India and served in higher capacities consequent upon his promotions in the cadre notably in EDP Centre Meerut as Dy. CDA (Funds), Meerut as Joint CDA in CDA (Army) Meerut as CDA, Headquarter office, CGDA New Delhi. He has vast knowledge in the Defence Accounts department in all fields viz. Audit, Accounts, Financial Advice, Administration, Information Technology etc and headed the all important offices of the CDA (Army) Meerut from 01-05-2007 to 12-11-2008. He has travelled widely participating in various National and International Seminars, Conferences & Workshops.

Shri Dikshit rendered his valuable services on deputation under Central Staffing Scheme in the Department of Science and Technology in various capacities, notable among them were as Deputy Secretary w.e.f. 1st June 2001, as Director from March 16, 2001 followed by as Private Secretary to the Union Minister of Science and Technology from 24th May 2004 to 30th April, 2007.

On 7th April, 2010, he has joined Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan as Commissioner consequent upon his appointment for a period of five years.

Additional Commissioner (Administration)
G.K. Srivastava, IAS was born on 2nd October, 1961 did High School & Intermedidate (10+2) from UP Board & graduated from Allahabad University in Mathematics, Statistics & Economics.

Joined Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service in 1986. Served the State Govt of Himachal Pradesh in various posts like Sub-divisional Magistrate (SDM), Regional Transport Officer, Registrar of Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan, Additional Chief Electoral Officer, Special Secretary of Departments of MPP & Power, Personnel, Tribal Development etc. at various points of time, Additional Deputy Commissioner of District Sirmour in Himachal Pradesh etc. etc.

Promoted into IAS by Deptt of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions, GOI and allotted into year 2002 of IAS cadre of Himachal Pradesh. Before joining KVS, he served as Deputy Resident Commissioner of Himachal Pradesh in New Delhi. Joined KVS on 18th December, 2012 as Additional Commissioner (Admn.) HQrs.

Interests & hobbies include reading & teaching school children, music, photography & documentary making, nature-watching, travelling, gardening & interacting at social and personal front with people from all walks of life to better understand the fellow human beings. Believes in sincere efforts to enrich the traditions of transparency, objectivity and efficiency in the administration of an organization.

Additional Commissioner (Academics)
Dr. Dinesh Kumar joined Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan as Additional Commissioner (erstwhile Joint commissioner) on 12th January, 2011.

Dr. Dinesh Kumar was born on 7th November, 1961 completed Master’s Degree in Zoology and Ph.D. on the topic “Cytogenetic Toxicity and Threshold Dose of Three Common Pesticides on plant and Animal Systems from the University of Zoology, Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur.

After serving for a brief period of two years (1990-1992) in Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (RMRC), Jabalpur Dr. Kumar worked as faculty in the Deptt. Of Zoology in Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat, D.N. Govt. College, Itanagar and Deptt. Of Zoology, Arunachal University, Rono Hills, Itanagar from 1992 to 2002.

Since 2002, Dr. Dinesh Kumar is serving as a faculty in Department of Education, Science and Mathematics of NCERT, New Delhi. He has been promoted to the post of Professor in Zoology w.e.f. 01.01.2009. During his teaching and research career, he has worked on Cytogenetic Toxicity of a few pesticides on different plants and animals systems. Besides, he has also worked in the area of human population genetics especially in the area of haemoglobin variants and Haemoglobinopathy. While in NCERT he has contributed in the area of Science and Biology education at school level in the development of curriculum and preparation of text books and other ancillary materials related to Secondary and Higher Secondary stage of school education.

Joint Commissioner (Training)
Dr. Shachi Kant joined Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in the year 1995 as Education Officer. He worked in KVS Regional Office Delhi. In the year 2001, on subsequent promotion to the next rank he took over as the Assistant Commissioner of KVS Regional Office Chennai and later transferred to KVS Headquarters and subsequently to the Regional Office Delhi. From there on he was further promoted to the post of Deputy Commissioner and joined KVS Headquarters as Deputy Commissioner (Training). As the Regional Head of KVS Regional offices, Dr. Shachi Kant is credited to have conducted several In-service Training programmes for all categories of teacher and has developed deep insight into areas of schooling. In the administrative humdrum Dr. Shachi Kant has bulwarked his way through poetry and creative writings. His poetry and other creative writings convey such idyllic message and wisdom that it is difficult for anyone to remain untouched.
Joint Commissioner (Finance)
Shri M Arumugam joined Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in the year 2009 as Deputy Commissioner (Finance). Earlier he served in different organizations in various capacities, viz., Bank of Tamil Nadu, Neyveli Lignite Corporation (A Govt. of India Enterprises), Central Silk Board (Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India), Central Board of Workers Education (Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India) and Central Pollution Control Board (Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India). He rendered maximum service in Central Board for Workers Education, Nagpur as Financial Advisor.

Sh. M Arumugam holds Master Degrees in Commerce as well as Business Administration. He is known for his practical approach to the various issues involved in Financial Control and Financial Administration.

Joint Commissioner (Academics)
Dr. V. Vijayalakshmi joined KVS in December, 1995 as Education Officer and served at Mumbai and Hyderabad Regions till 2002. She was promoted to the post of Assistant Commissioner in the year 2002 and served at Bhopal and Hyderabad Regions respectively and also at KVS (HQ) in New Delhi. She was promoted to the post of Deputy Commissioner (now designated as Joint Commissioner) in the year 2010 and is serving KVS(HQ) since then.

Her astute insight into the latest educational trends and administrative efficiency enabled her to rise to the post of Joint Commissioner in KVS, within a short time. Having been a Science oriented person, she applies scientific temper and attitude in solving academic as well as administrative problems. Her innovative ideas have helped her to usher in many teacher development programmes and result oriented trends in student development techniques.

Joint Commissioner (Personnel)
Dr. E. Prabhakar joined Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in the year 1995 as Education Officer. He served in different offices, viz, KVS Regional Office Guwahati, KVS Headquarters and KVS Regional Office Hyderabad. In the year 2004 he took over as Assistant Commissioner in KVS on promotion. He worked in different KVS Regional Offices located in Silchar, Chennai, and Bhubaneshwar as the respective Regional head from 2004 to 2009. On subsequent promotion to next higher rank he took over as Deputy Commissioner in KVS Headquarters. Dr. Prabhakar holds a Master Degree in Zoology and Ph.D. Degree in Animal Physiology. Dr. Prabhakar in his various capacities has guided the affairs of schools ensuring all round development of schools. He has organized several In- Service Training courses/ programmes for teachers/ Principals. He is known for his simplicity and practical approach to vital issues of school governance.
Joint Commissioner (Administration)
Shri S. Vijaya Kumar joined Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in the year 1995 as Education Officer and served in that capacity in different Regional Offices and KVS Headquarters. In the year 2004 on promotion to the next hierarchical ladder he took over as Assistant Commissioner in KVS. In that capacity as the Regional Head he supervised the functioning of KVS Regional Offices at Jammu, Bangalore and Chennai. Shri S. Vijaya Kumar is also a proud recipient of KVS Incentive award in 2009 for his meritorious services in KVS. In 2010 Shri Vijaya Kumar, consequent upon further promotion in the hierarchical ladder, joined KVS Headquarters as Deputy Commissioner (Admn.) Shri Vijaya Kumar is known for his professional attitude and uprightness. He is credited to have conducted umpteen In-service training programmes for all categories of teacher and carried out several school reforms during his stewardship in the Regions.
OSD(Defence)
Col. UK Sharma joined KVS (HQ) as OSD (Defence) on 07th April, 2014.


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