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DEVI, RAMADHAR was born on July 3, 1937 in Varanasi, India.


Benares Hindu University, 1955-1957, Bachelor of Arts, 1957-1959, Master of Arts, English. Spoken languages: English, Hindi.


Chief, Tech Coop Among Developing Countries, Interregional Global Program & Other Special Matters, Development Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Chairman, Bihar State Sugar Corporation(s), Government of Bihar, Patna, India, 1983-1984. Commissioner & Secretary, Building Construction Department, Government of Bihar, 1983.

Joint Secretary to Government of India, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi, 1982-1983. Minister of Agr & Representative of India to Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 1978-1982. Director, International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi, 1976-1978.

Agr Marketing Advisor to Government of India, 1976. Chairman, Bihar State Agr Marketing Board, 1972-1976. Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate, Singhbhum, Palamau, Government of Bihar, 1970-1972.

Under Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Forests & Excise, Revenue & Land Reforms, Government of Bihar, 1965-1970. Magistrate, Assistant Survey & Settlement Officer, Assistant Magistrate, Bihar, 1962-1965. Indian Administration Service Probationer, 1961-1962.

Lecturer, English Language(s) & Literature, Benares Hindu University, 1959-1961.


Member: President, Indian Association, Rome, 1980-1981. President, Lions Club, Daltonganj, India, 70.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing and analysis of issues of relevance to the Third World.


Spouse Gulab, National of India.