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.