Joined the Indian administrative
service-IAS in the year 1963 and was allotted
to the Karnataka cadre. Served the state
and central govt in various capacities.
Worked in various capacities
in the state of Karnataka and the Govt of
India, New Delhi.
held in the state include Deputy Commissioner
of Dist and Divisional Commissioner Secretary
to Govt of Karnataka-Commerce & industries;
Chairman And Managing Director, Karnataka
state Road Transport Corp; Chairman-Karnataka
At the Govt of India,
New Delhi was Joint Secretary-Ministry of
Industry; Additional Secretary-Dept of Atomic
Energy, Bombay; Secretary to Govt of India-Ministry
of Non-Convectional Energy Sources; Chairman-Indian
Renewable Energy Dev. Agency.
Retired in August 1997
as Chief Secretary-Govt of Karnataka.
Presently continues association
with renewable and alternative sources of
energy; is a director on the Board of Karnataka
Renewable Energy Development Ltd. and Chairman
of the Center for Technology Development
NGO Resource Center (CTD_NGORC) a non-Govt
agency engaged in Environment and energy
issues. NGORC is presently implementing
a project for lighting of remote rural houses
with Solar Photovoltaic System.
Also associated with the
management of the Gokula Education Foundation.