Lakshmi Chand Independent Director
Mr. Lakshmi Chand, (DIN-00558169) is an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Dish TV India Limited. Mr. Lakshmi Chand is a Post Graduate in M.A (Economics) from Punjab University and is a Law Graduate from Delhi University. He joined Indian Administrative Service, the country's Premier Civil Service, in 1969 and was assigned Uttar Pradesh Cadre. Mr. Lakshmi Chand held various important positions in the Government of Uttar Pradesh and in Government of India. During his 36 years of service he served both the Union Government and the State Government whereby he handled a variety of assignments both at the policy formulation level and at the implementation level. While at the State level, in addition to the usual assignments of SDM/DM/DIV Commissioner, he worked on the posts of Secretary/Principal Tourism, Sugar Industry, CMD, UPSRTC and Chairman, Noida, Greater Noida, UPSIDC, UPFC, UP Nirman Nigam, UP Bridge Corporation, UP Textile Corporation etc. While at the Center he worked as Dy. Director (Admin) AIIMS, and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Development of Industrial Policy & Promotion. He retired as Secretary, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region on July 31, 2005. He has widely travelled both in India & abroad. After retirement he joined the National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic & Semi-Nomadic Tribes as Member Secretary for 2 Â½ years. He holds Directorship in Echelon Institute of Technology, Faridabad (Haryana).