Rajiv Mehrishi
Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (India)

Rajiv Mehrishi is an alumnus of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, where he did his Masters, and University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (U.K.) where he did his M.B.A.

Rajiv Mehrishi is an Indian Administrative Service officer of Rajasthan Cadre, where he held many important positions such as Principal Secretary, Finance, Commissioner Jaipur Development Authority and Transport Commissioner.

In the Government of India, he has served with the President of India, the Cabinet Secretariat, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, the Department of Company Affairs and the Ministry of Agriculture.  At present he is Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs.

His major interest is reading.  He also plays golf and bridge.