Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who is in the news due to his honest image and frequent transfers. He is the 1991 batch IAS officer of the Haryana cadre. He is known for his anti-corruption crusade and has been transferred 56 times in his 30-year career.
Ashok Khemka Biography
|Name: Ashok Khemka
|Birth Place: 30 April 1965, Kolkata, West Bengal
|Degree: Bachelor of Technology, MBA, PhD in Computer Science
|Education: IIT Kharagpur
|Current Position: Additional Chief Secretary, Archives Department
|Transferred: 56 Times
|Cause of Fame: Eradication of Corruption
He has exposed several high-profile cases of corruption, including the cancellation of a land deal between real estate developer DLF and Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress Party leader Sonia Gandhi.
Khemka has now been appointed as Additional Chief Secretary of the Archives Department.
Remarks on Ashok Khemka:
Many leaders, MPs and judges had praised Ashok Khemka. Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha had once said, ‘Ashok Khemka’s career is a living example of what happens when an officer follows the path of honesty. Khemka had to pay the price of standing with the truth in the form of transfers many times. Former Supreme Court judge G. S. Singhvi had also said, ‘There are very few people like Khemka who perform their duty with complete honesty.’
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