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Dr Shailendra Kumar Joshi
Thirty seven years of experience as a Senior Bureaucrat. Served in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. After serving for two years as Chief Secretary (Senior most Civil Servant) of Government of Telangana, Dr. Joshi after superannuating on 31st Dec 2019, is currently advisor to Govt. of Telangana.
Shailendra had participated and represented India in a large number of international negotiations and had been associated with the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development at Rio de Janeiro (1992) to United Nations Conference on sustainable development at Johannesburg (2002). He had been the national focal point of India for climate change, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), and Joint Implementation (JI).
Shailendra is an alumnus of the two most prestigious Indian Institute of Technologies in India namely IIT, Roorkee (Bachelor of Engineering), and IIT, Delhi (Master of Technology). He holds a Doctoral degree in the field of public policy. His Ph.D. Dissertation on “Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers and the Environment” (the TERI School of Advanced Studies) is dedicated to a topic at the cusp of the economic theory of federalism and environmental concerns.
Shailendra is one of the first LEAD fellows (Leadership for Environment and Development, London) from India belonging to the Cohort of 1991. He is also a fellow of the institution of engineers.