Prashant Kumar IAS Topper 1988 from Bihar

by Sandeep | Posted on Monday, April 10th, 2017

Prashant Kumar IAS 1988


Hometown- Bihar

Educational background:-

Prashant Kumar did M.A in history.

Service cadre:-

Prashant Kumar has been allotted the cadre of West Bengal.

Prashant Kumar’s service journey

In late 1990s, he was district magistrate in North Dinajpur district. Later, he was director first in the department of revenue and then in the department of economic affairs (DEA) – both under the ministry of finance.
In 2006, he went to US for a 26-week-long training programme.
In 2008-09, he was the chief vigilance officer (CVO) in Oil India Ltd before joining in Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery in Washington.
Prashant is, however, not the only officer who has gone abroad and chosen greener pasture.

He went to US in August 2009 as a senior disaster risk management specialist at the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery under the ministry of petroleum and natural gas. But he failed to return to India and join back the government the following year. The DoPT probably used informal channels to find out his joining a private sector job before processing his file for deemed resignation. A notification dated March 31, 2015, says as follows: “Shri Prashant, a member of the Indian Administrative Service, borne on the Cadre of (WB:1988) is deemed to have resigned from the Indian Administrative Service with immediate effect in terms of rule 7(2)(c) of the All India Services (Leave) Rules, 1955.”

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