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Dr. Heera Lal, IAS

Special Secretary-Irrigation & Water Resources Dept.( Govt. of UP), Lucknow, Author

Dr. Heera Lal, IAS

Special Secretary - Irrigation & Water Resources Department ( Government of Uttar Pradesh ), Lucknow

Heera Lal was born in village Bagdeeh, District Basti in Uttar Pradesh on 1 st July 1967. Initially in childhood, he lived in deep rural area and farming environment. He acquired B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from G.B.Pant University of Ag & Technology Pantnagar, (U.S.Nagar) Uttranchal in 1990. He has a Master degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Maxwell School of Syracuse University, USA (2009-10). He completed Ph.D. in “Role of ICT in Achieving Good Governance, with a Reference to Uttar Pradesh through a study of select Government Programs” fromDr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam technical University (A.K.T.U.) Lucknow. Duration of research is 2015-19. He started his career as Engineer at NTPC in March 1993. He has served in many positions at GoUP like Managing Director, UP Small Industry Corporation Kanpur; Special Secretary Culture and Director Culture; Managing Director UPDESCO; Special Secretary Rural Development; Regional Food Controller Faizabad Division; Special Secretary Labour, and Special Secretary Home Guard. He was District Magistrate Banda for one and half year. He received many awards for his innovative work and out of box working style. Currently, he is Additional Mission Director, National Health Mission, Uttar Pradesh and Additional Project Director, Uttar Pradesh State AIDS Control Society, Lucknow. He is having outstanding record for successfully running administration in different positions and locations using IT enabled services for providing good governance to public. He acts like a social leader. He enjoys supporting the poor, helpless and needy as a hobby. His egoless, simple style and keenness to connect and help needy is core strength. He is a self-motivated and energetic person who makes continuous efforts to work for transformation of social and economic growth of society. He like s changes and does the things differently. He is having deep understanding and clear vision of how social, economic transformation can be achieved specially mobilizing education, health and agriculture sector with overall development of all part of society with ability to movetogether. He mostly adopts formula of no cost or low cost, convergence of available resources/funds and participation/involvement of stakeholders. He knows all tricks and techniques how to associate and hold all stakeholders all along. He is in plan to do one more research to keep in touch with reading and writing.

He has written a book , Dynamic DM on his life and work with Kumud Verma. The book ,published by Prabhat Prakashan, has been a huge success and very popular particularly among rural youth.