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Mr. Ashok Chandra

Chairman, DPS Society


A postgraduate in Mathematics from the University of Allahabad, Mr. Ashok Chandra joined the Indian Administrative Services in 1959.  During his illustrious career, he served in various capacities in the State of Uttar Pradesh as Secretary in The Department of Industries and as Chairman of the State Jal Nigam.

He has also served as Additional Secretary in the Department of Company Affairs.  He has served the Government of India as Secretary in Ministry of Food Processing Industry; Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas; Information and Broadcasting and the Department of Heavy Industry. He was Adviser to Governor of Uttar Pradesh and also Advisor to the Government of Afghanistan.

He has been a Member of the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction and Chairman of Local Advisory Board of Barclays Bank for several years. He has been actively engaged in the issues related to education and educational administration and has rendered selfless service to the cause.

At present he is one of the Trustees of Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society which runs the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi. He is also Chairman of Vira College of Engineering; Bijnor

He has also served as the Hony. Treasurer, Vice Chairman and Co-Chairman of the DPS Society. Presently he is the honorable Chairman of the DPS Society since 2006.

Our Chairman, Shri Ashok Chandra Ji is an inspirational force for all the members of the DPS fraternity. Erudite and sensitive with outstanding oratory skills, his words instill in us a sense of confidence, pride and reinstates in us the faith that the “difficult’ can be done at once, it is ‘impossible’ which will take a little longer.