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Anand Narain Asthana, Indian Economist. Merit scholar, 1968; British Council fellow, 1988, Bennet fellow, 1991. Member Indian Institute Public Administration (life).

Background

Asthana, Anand Narain was born on September 5, 1951 in Sitapur, India. Son of Mahabir Prasad and Savitri (Varma) Asthana.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, University Roorkee, India, 1972. Master of Science, University Bath, England, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Fordham University, New York, 1994.

Attended program on fiscal decentralization, Harvard University, 1996.

Career

Dist collector, State Government, Vidisha, India, 1982-1983; deputy secretary, State Government, Bhopal, India, 1983-1986; district collector, State Government, Betul, India, 1986-1987; additional commissioner, Sales Tax, Indore, India, 1987-1988; deputy secretary, director national drinking water mission, Government of India, New Delhi, 1989-1991; finance secretary, State Government of India, Bhopal, since 1994. Board directors State Industries Corporation, Bhopal, State Coopr Bank, Bhopal, State Marketing Federation, Bhopal.

Membership

Member Indian Institute Public Administration (life).

Connections

Married Abha Srivastava, January 16, 1979. Children: Harshvardhan, Jaya.

father:
Mahabir Prasad Asthana

mother:
Savitri (Varma) Asthana

spouse:
Abha Srivastava

children:
Jaya Asthana

Harshvardhan Asthana