“Mr. Giriraj Singh Kushwaha, IAS (Retd.), did his M.Phil in Archaeology and M.A. in History from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh. During his distinguished career in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) he worked as head of various departments and as Collector & District Magistrate of several Districts.”
Besides this, he had a long inning of working in the department of Tourism in Rajasthan, Central Government and Abroad where he avidly promoted folk arts and crafts. He has also contributed in the area of health, education, wildlife, and conservation of monuments among other things. He has delivered lectures at various institutions and universities on different themes such as society and administration, health, education, publicity and marketing of tourism destinations, planning and development of tourism, art & architecture of Rajasthan, etc. A few institutions where he made presentations are Indian Institute of Management (IIM-K) Kolkata, Azim Premji University Bengaluru, Aligarh Muslim University, Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management Gwalior, etc. He has also been part of several delegations of the Government of India to different countries and U.N. organisations. Mr. Kushwaha is an avid photographer and lover of wildlife. Reading and travelling are his other passions.
Shri Giriraj Singh Kushwaha