Shri R. K. Jain, IAS (Rtd.), has joined the Indian Red Cross Society as its new Secretary General. He assumed charge on November 30th, 2018. Shri Jain was Member, National Disaster Management Authority, before joining IRCS.
Shri Jain received his Master’s Degree in Commerce, securing first position from University of Delhi. Thereafter, he completed M.Phil. in Commerce with a specialization in Accounting and Finance from University of Delhi. He did an MBA from International Centre for Public Enterprises, Slovenia, Europe. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of the Cost Accountants of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
Shri. Jain joined Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1981. He held various key positions in Government of Himachal Pradesh and later in the Central Government in various capacities. He was Director, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, Director (Vigilance), Department of Personnel and Training, Joint Secretary (Ports), Ministry of Shipping and Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser, Ministry of Health and & Director General (CGHS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.