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About Government-> Governor (18.05.2001 - 21.07.2006)

AMOLAK RATTAN KOHLI

Father's Name SH Kidar Nath Kohli
Date of Birth: 3rd November 1942

Educational Qualification:
Did his schooling from DAV School, Amritsar BSc from DAV College, Amritsar, Punjab University, MSc (Chemistry) from Kurukshetra University. MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, (Established in collaboration with Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA) 1964-66, first batch. Had topped in the All India Selection, Test for admission.

Work Experience:

A. Governor of Mizoram from  May, 2001 - July 2006
 
B. Founder Honorary Principal Director, DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad. The institute was established in October 1997 as a center of excellence for professional courses like MBA, MCA, BCA, BBA and BCAM (Bachelor of Computer Aided Management) which is the first course of its kind in the country. In January 2001, the Institute became India's first ISO 9001 Management Education Institute.

A unique feature of this institute is the involvement of faculty and students in all decision making processes as well as administration. There is no clerical staff and accountants . All required tasks are performed by the faculty and students on a voluntary basis.

In a short span of less than seven years, this institute has grown from 30 students to over 1100 students. Based on the quality of Education imparted, BUSINESS INDIA Magazine has rated the institute among the TOP 50 management Institutes of the Country out of more than 1200 institutes.
 

C. Have trained over 800 Civil Service aspirants for preparation of mains and interview guidance through personality development. Of these 670 have been selected so far in the All India Services since 1996.
 
D. Engaged in designing and conducting of training programs for top management, administrators, managers and trade Union leaders. Conducted more than 300 workshops on HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT on subjects including Team Building, Managing Adverse Environments, Management of Change, Human Approach to Discipline. These workshops have been conducted for senior government officials including the Civil Servants, Public Sector employees. At IIM Kolkota and the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad.

Had also designed training workshops for organisations in Russia to help integrate them into the market economy.

Member of the Advisory Committee of the Planning Commission for the Development of Hill States of India (1992-1997).

 

E. Chief Advisor to Industries Office of Finland Ltd. The assignment between January 1989 to February 1990 was to promote technology tie ups between Indian and Finland Industries for upgradation of technology for afforestation, wood, working machines for plywood, timber and particle boards.
 
F. Was the Advisor (Development) to Chief Minister of Mizoram in the rank of Minister of State during 1987-88 when Mr Laldenga was the Chief Minister. Work involved designing, planning and monitoring the execution of all development activities of the State of Mizoram related to infrastructure including power, plantation,forests, horticulture, agriculture, agro and forest based Industries among others. One of the main achievement during his period was motivating people to shift from jhumming cultivation to regular agriculture practice. As a result of this, over the years Mizoram has shown a remarkable increase in total forest cover. Another major thrust area during my tenure was exploring and working out strategies for encouraging border trade for Mizoram. Later, as Advisor to Mr Laldenga, was actively involved in discussion with various disgruntled elements in Punjab at the instance of the then Deputy Prime Minister of India Shri Devi Lal. He was successfully able to establish a meaningful rapport without compromising national interest.
 
G. Was also the President of Rashtriya Punjabi Manch, a socio-cultural organisation that sought to promote positive thinking and understanding among different communities of Punjab.
 
H. was the Chairman & Managing Director of Rehabilitation Industries Corporation Ltd Calcutta (a Govt of India Enterprise) from 1980-85. Contributed to the growth of this multi unit Company by increasing the turnover by 600% in five years. The units were diverse in nature and included Food processing, Textiles including Handlooms, Handling Equipment, Foundry, Garments etc.
 
I. was the Chief Project Manager and Manager (Projects) with Hindustan Copper Ltd from 1970-79. Commissioned DARIBA COPPER PROJECT ahead of schedule, below sanctioned costs and achieved rated capacity within three months of commissioning. Commissioned CHANDMARI PROJECT also ahead of schedule. Increased the productivity of KOLIHAN COPPER MINES by 200% and profitability by 700% in two years.
 
J. Had four years experience in Textile industry (1966-70) as General Manager, and Production Manager.
 
Areas of Specialization:
 
Preparing Human Resource for achieving excellence. Creation of teams for achieving result oriented objectives by establishing strong human bonds.
 
Strengthening the existing systems and developing strategies to evolve new systems with minimum changes. Success and affective operation of the new systems is achieved through Human Development including manpower planning, selection and training of personnel leading to affective team building.
 
Extensive work on Rural and Tribal Development. The main strategy has been to develop rural and tribal areas through 'Shram Daan' and synergetic participation of the youth and elders for hygienic living, inexpensive manpower development and skill enhancement. This was the focus of development in Mizoram as also in changing the mindset of some rural development agencies in Uttar Pradesh towards meeting the above objectives.
 

 

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