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Major Activities

Malcolm Adiseshiah Award / Elizabeth Adiseshiah Award
Best Teacher in Economics Award
Grants to Institutions
Grants to UG Colleges
Grants to Research Projects
Workshop for Research Scholars
Training Programmes
Other Programmes


Dr. H.B.N. SHETTY, I.A.S., (Retd.)
No.17, (New No.4), First Cross Street,
Indira Nagar, Adyar, Chennai - 600 020.

Telephone :
2445 6225 (office); 2499 4037 (office);
2491 1415 (Resi) Mobile:94442 14457

Email Id:meatrust@dataone.in;  hbnshetty@gmail.com

Web: http://www.meatrust.in/hbnshetty.html

Date of Birth: 11.4.1932

Educational Qualifications:                    

M.A. (Chemistry);  M.A. (Public Administration);  L.L.B. (Utkal University);  M.L. (Madras University); Ph. D. (Madras University)

Important positions held in Government:

District Collector

Collector - Ramanathapuram
Collector - Madurai
Collector - Coimbatore (When they were undivided)

Heads of Department

Director of Handloom & Textiles
Director of Industries & Commerce
Chairman, Small Industries Development Corporation (SIDCO)
Managing Director, Tamilnadu Industries Development Corporation (TIDCO)
Registrar of Co-operative Societies
Director of Town & Country Planning

Secretary to Government

Secretary - Rural Development and Local Administration.
Secretary - Public Works Department
Secretary - Labour
Secretary - Education
Special Commissioner & Secretary - Rural Works Programme in Tamilnadu

Special Assignments

Vice Chair-man Land Reforms Appellate Tribunal in the rank of High Court Judge for 5 years.
Vice-Chairman - High-level Committee. The committee was constituted to stream-line admission to Engineering Colleges. Single Window System was introduced on the recommendation of this Committee.

Professional Work

Enrolled as Advocate - High Court of Madras and appeared for cases in High Court and Tribunals.
Fellow of the Indian Arbitration Council
Specialising in Arbitration. Handled several cases mainly dealing with construction Works and other related matters.

Other Activities

Chairman - Amrutanjan Ltd.,
Chairman - N. S. C. Trust
Trustee - Madras Institute of Development Studies
Hony. Executive Officer - Malcolm & Elizabeth Adiseshiah TrustTrustee - Educational Trust CPCL (old MRL)
Secretary - Prof. B.R. Pai Memorial Trust

Memberships of Social Clubs

Member - Gymkhana Club
Member - Madras Cricket Club

Malcolm & Elizabeth Adiseshiah Trust
Indira Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India