Dr Joshi appointed as UPSC Chairman
   Date :08-Aug-2020

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Professor (Dr) Pradeep Kumar Joshi, Member of Union Public Service Commission and former Chairman of Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission as well as former Chairman of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, has been appointed as the Chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). His tenure as UPSC Chairman will be till May 21, 2021.
Prof Pradeep Kumar Joshi had been Chairman of Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission from 2011 to 2013. Before that he was Chairman of MPPSC. Later Prof Joshi joined as Member, UPSC on May 12, 2015. Prof Joshi did his Post Graduate Degree in Commerce in 1977 and Ph D degree in Commerce in 1981 from Kanpur University, Kanpur. Professor Joshi has been an eminent researcher and educationist having more than 28 years of teaching experience. He specialized in the field of Financial Management, Financial Control, Management Accounting, Taxation, Rural Development Management, Management in Panchayati Raj Institution and Khadi Gramodyog etc.
Professor Joshi has held several administrative positions during his tenure as an Educator. He has been the Member of various National and State Level Committees under the Government of India.He also served as Director, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) which has now been changed to National University of Educational Planning and Administration. He has published and presented research papers in several national and international conferences and seminars. Being an active educationist, he has delivered lectures and had academic interactions in various foreign countries like Belgium, Holland, England, Nepal and Japan. He has supervised 19 scholars for their Ph D degree and around 24 dissertations have been submitted under his guidance.