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The Bihar Foundation Team
Sri Tejashwi Prasad Yadav // Chairman
Tejashwi Prasad Yadav is the currently serving as Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar cum Chairman, Bihar Foundation. He was elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly from the Raghopur constituency as a member of the Rashtriya Janata Dal in 2015. He is the son of former Chief Ministers of Bihar Sri Lalu Prasad Yadav and Smt. Rabri Devi. Tejashwi Prasad Yadav is young and dynamic leader who brings with himself a vision for Bihar Foundation. He is also a well known cricketer and has played cricket as middle-order batsman in one Ranji Trophy matches. He was also a part of the Delhi Daredevils for its 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012 Indian Premier League seasons.
Sri Jai Kumar Singh // Executive Chairman
Jai Kumar Singh is presently serving as Industry – cum – Science & Technology Minister under the able leadership of Sri Nitish Kumar Ji, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Bihar. Mr. Singh is also the Executive Chairman of Bihar Foundation. He holds a B.Tech. (Civil) degree from Dharwar University, Karnataka. Starting his political career as Zila Parishad member, he was elected as a member of Bihar Legislative Assembly from Bikramganj in 2005 and then from Dinara in 2010 and then once again became a member of Bihar Legislative Assembly from Dinara in 2015. Earlier he also served as Co-operative-cum-Information Technology Minister, Govt. of Bihar. His area of interest is farming, philanthropy and social work.
Shishir Sinha // Member - Secretary
Mr. Shishir Sinha is the Development Commissioner, Bihar and Member – Secretary, Bihar Foundation. He has served at a number of prestigious positions in his 33 year illustrious career with the Government. Having served as District Magistrate & Divisional Commissioner in various districts and divisions, he has been the Principal Secretary, Cabinet coordination Department; Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Protection Department; Environment Department. He is a 1982 Batch IAS Officer and holds a Bachelor Degree in History from Hindu College, Delhi University. He also hold a short term course on Human Right from Sweden.
Dr. S Siddharth // Chief Executive Officer
Dr S Siddharth is the Secretary, Department of Industries, Bihar cum Chief Executive Officer, Bihar Foundation. He has held various responsible positions both in the Government of India and the State Government. Dr S Siddharth did his B Tech in Computer Science from IIT Delhi and holds a Masters Degree in Management from IIM Ahmedabad. He also did his PhD in Information Technology from IIT Delhi. Prior to this posting he has served as Secretary to Chief Minister, Bihar and Secretary of Urban and Housing Development Department, Rural Works Department and Labour Resources Department, Bihar.
Ganga Kumar // Additional chief Executive officer
Mr. Ganga kumar is serving as Managing Director, Bihar State Food & Civil Supply Corporation Ltd – cum - Managing Director, Bihar State Film Development and Finance Corporation Ltd - cum – Addl. CEO, Bihar Foundation. A result-oriented and self driven leader, he has previously held many key positions both in Center and State. He has also been awarded with many awards including Viswesaraiya Memorial Award in 2014 for outstanding contribution in engineering sector in Bihar. Currently he is Pursuing his PHD from BRA University, Muzaffarpur and he is a Post Graduate in Statistics from Delhi University. He has keen interest in academics and has published a number of Books on cultural diversity of Bihar. Currently he is Pursuing his PHD from BRA University, Muzaffarpur and he is a Post Graduate in Statistics from Delhi University. He has keen interest in academics and has published a number of Books on cultural diversity of Bihar.
Vikash Sarkar // Manager - Public Relations
Vikash Sarkar is Manager – Public Relation in Bihar Foundation. He has a vivid experience both in industry and academics. He is an extremely methodical and creative person and has held prior positions that involved exceptionally good administration and leadership skills. Vikash Sarkar holds an MBA degree in Sales & Marketing from L. N. Mishra Institute of Economic Development and Social Change, Patna in 2010.
Shrikant Sharma // Accounts - Manager
Shrikant has more than 7 years’ experience in Accounts management and prior to joining Bihar Foundation he has served in various Government and Corporate Positions handling key responsibilities in Accounting and Financial Management. He is a certified TIPA (The Institute of Professional accountants) professional and is a Post Graduate in Commerce from Magadh University, Bodh Gaya, Bihar.