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Shyam Lal Poonia IAS: 2010

Personal Details

Name: Shyam Lal Poonia
Father’s Name: Bhura Ram Poonia
Date of Birth : 06 April 1983
Service, Cadre & Batch : IAS, Manipur; 2010 batch
Domicile: Rajasthan

Educational Qualifications

Degree College/University Year Division:
B. Sc. Agriculture (Hons.) 2003 1st Class from Rajasthan College of Agriculture, MPUA & T, Udaipur, Rajasthan
M. Sc. (Hons.) Agronomy 2005 1st Class from College of Agriculture, RAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan, I received Junior Research Fellowship of ICAR for Master’s Degree. Also, I was awarded Gold Medal.
ICAR NET in Agronomy 2006 from ASRB, New Delhi
PG Diploma in Water Resource Management 2009 from Vardhman Mahavir Open University, Kota

Experience Details

Post Held Period Achievements

Deputy Commissioner, Churachandpur( 25.05.2017 till Date)

1st Prize in State Level District Swachhta Awards
1st Meeting of State Cabinet outside Imphal, Mentorship Programme for Government Schools.

Deputy Commissioner, Thoubal (24.05.2017 to 02.02.2017)

Successfully conducted State Assembly Elections in 10 ACs without a single re-poll.

Secretary, Manipur Public Service Commission & Director (Tourism),Manipur(22.02.2014 to 02.02.2017)

As Secretary, MPSC, I was instrumental in establishing credibility of the Commission and successfully conducted 20 direct  recruitments including 3 batches of Manipur Civil Services. Towards ensuring transparency and fairness in the recruitment process, candidates were allowed to take home duplicate copy of OMR Sheets, Answer Keys were published on day of exam and final results were declared on the last day of interview.

As Director (Tourism), I successfully handled organisation of Manipur Sangai Festival-2014 from 21-30 November which was attended by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India as Chief Guest on closing day. Organization of North East India’s 1st Eco-Tourism Conclave at Imphal in April 2014 was successfully handled by me. Manipur Tourism Policy – 2014 was approved by Government during my tenure.

Project Director, Manipur AIDS Control Society( September 2013 to February 2014)

As Project Director, I got cleared long pending recruitment for vacant posts. Targeted Intervention Programme implemented through 66 TI NGOs. 8 new TINGOs were implemented and evaluation exercise was carried out for 55 TI NGOs. MoU was signed for 14 Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) Sites across the State.

Under Secretary (DP/Home/ACR), Government of Manipur(April 2013 to February 2014)

As Under Secretary (DP/ACR), I efficiently handled rolling out of e-PAR for IAS Officers, bifurcation of joint Manipur-Tripura cadre, preparation for SCM/DPC, Recruitment Rules and recordkeeping was streamlined. As Under Secretary (Home), I successfully handled sensitive matters related to Surrender of Underground Groups, Suspension of Operations, Arms Act, AFSPA etc.

SDO/BDO, Chandel, Govt of Manipur(September 2012 to March 2013)

As SDO/BDO, I successfully implemented MGNREGS in a transparent manner and conducted Social Audit with all village authorities under my jurisdiction and achieved construction of quality assets for rainwater harvesting and livelihood generation. During my tenure, I toured all the villages under my Sub-Division which is a difficult thing in State like Manipur. I effectively maintained Law & Order, Interface & co-ordination with security forces.

Assistant Commissioner (Under Training) to DC Senapati, Govt of Manipur (July 2011 to August 2012 )

During my training, I successfully handled visit of Hon’ble Union Home Minister to Senapati district during November, 2011 for inauguration of Mini Secretariat and District Hospital.

Other Details

P e r m a n e n t Address : Naharwari, VPO – Ratanpura, Tehsil – Shrimadhopur, Sikar, Rajasthan
E-mail id: shyamlal[dot]poonia[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in; shyam.poonia1[at]gmail[dot]com