Widely acclaimed as the Father of CSR in our country
He is instrumental in framing and issuing the CSR guidelines for Public Sector Enterprises. He played a major role in the inclusion of Section 135 in the Companies Act of 2013 and framing of the rules thereafter. He joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1975 and has held many distinguished positions. In 2008-09, he was Principal Adviser in the Planning Commission. He was also a part of the team responsible for shaping India’s response to the global economic crisis of 2009.