EDUCATION

MA, PUNJAB UNIVERSITY
PSYCHOLOGY (Gold Medalist)


MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
PSYCHOLOGY (Gold Medalist)


PH.D IN Rural Development
Manglore University


PROGRAM IN PUBLIC SERVICE REFORM AND E-GOVERNANCE
Duke University, USA


INDIAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE (IAS) 1989


English Resume

Kannada Resume


Dr. Shalini Rajneesh, woman topper of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) 1989 batch, is a gold medalist in Psychology, MBA from Australia and PhD in Rural Development. She has penned 13 books, 8 in English and 5 in Kannada covering subjects like Management,Personality Development,Women Empowerment,IAS Coaching etc.Besides,she regularly writes articles and gives lectures/interviews in T.V., Radio, seminars, etc., to connect to people at large, on issues of public interest. Her most momentous experience has been during her stint as Deputy Commissioner, Belgaum District, when she deftly handled the worst floods of the century. She won the 2nd Best Panchayat Raj National Award in 2012. She steered a revolutionary legislation ie Karnataka's Guarantee of Services to Citizens Act, 2011 popularly known as "Sakala" Project, which bagged the PRIME MINISTER'S Award for Excellence in Civil Services. She is currently Principal Secretary to Planning Department and Chairperson of Tumakuru Smart City Corporation Limited.