Member Shri A.M.Khan

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Shri Azeez M. Khan


After a tenure as Lecturer in Economics at the Elphinstone College, Mumbai, Shri Azeez Mehdi Khan joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1979. He has worked in the erstwhile Ministry of Welfare and as Private Secretary to the Minister of State for Finance in the Central Government. In the Government of Maharashtra, Shri Khan has been Principal Secretary (Medical Education and Drugs); CEO of the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation; Development Commissioner (Industries); Dairy Development Commissioner; and has served in various capacities in the Districts of Gadchiroli, Kolhapur, Raigad, Satara and Sindhudurg, and as a junior officer in the Finance Department and the Directorate of Industries. He opted for voluntary retirement from the IAS in 2011, when he was Principal Secretary (Industries).

While in the IAS, Shri Khan was for some time on the Board of the Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai in his personal capacity. Thereafter, he has been associated with the Rest of Maharashtra Statutory Development Board as Expert Member; the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Co. as Independent Director; the National Society for Clean Cities; the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry Research Trust; and has chaired Michelin’s CSR Advisory Board at Chennai.

Shri Khan holds graduate and post-graduate degrees in Economics and Rural Development from the (then) University of Bombay, University of London (London School of Economics) and the University of East Anglia. His publications include ‘Shaping Policy: Do NGOs Matter?’, a book published in 1997.

Shri Khan has joined the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission as Member in June, 2014. He was the Commission’s Secretary from 2003 to 2005.

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