Sanjiv Nandan Sahai IAS (1986) is presently posted as Principal Secretary, Finance,Delhi, has been appointed as Principal Secretary, Home for Delhi. After the utter chaos of appointments and counter allegations , finally the AAP formed Delhi Government and the LG have decided on a common personality of S N Sahai.
Sanjiv Sahai born in Bhagalpur, Bihar, spent his childhood in Jamshedpur where he did his schooling from Loyola School. He moved to Delhi for his graduation and studied History (Hons) from Hindu College. He has a Masters in Public Policy from Princeton University, USA wherein he focussed on Economic Policy.He has been a Robert McNamara fellow at the Princeton University, USA and a recipient of Joint Japan World Bank Fellowship.
An interesting fact: Sanjiv Sahai has also been closely associated with cause of promoting public transport in the city and has undertaken several initiatives in this regard. He has published several papers on the subject of public transport and sustainable development of cities and is also a frequent speaker at both national and international symposiums. Under his guidance the company has brought a mobile app that allows bus users to find out what time their bus will arrive at a bus stop. Called the Delhi Transit Bus Info app, it provides public with real time data on the buses and thus seeks to make bus travel a more reliable experience. Another mobile app, Tell Tail has been developed as a security app that lets individuals reach out to their friends and family in emergency situations on the press of a button.
He has been a recipient of Governor’s Gold Medal for outstanding service in Arunachal Pradesh and the Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards’ CEO with HR Orientation Award 2013 by Institute of Public Enterprises (IPE).
IndianBureaucracy.com wishes him all the very best.