Speaker's Profile

Anil K Sinha

Anil K Sinha, Vice Chairman of Bihar State Disaster Management Authority (BSDMA) with rank and status of a Cabinet Minister in the Government of Bihar, has served the Indian Administrative Service in various positions in Bihar and with the Government of India for about 30 years. 

He has served as Relief Commissioner for the State of Bihar and Government of India; Joint Secretary and Head of Natural Disaster Management Division, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture; Member Secretary, High Powered Committee on Disaster Management; Executive Director of National Center for Disaster Management, Government of India; and Member Secretary of the National Working Group on Disaster Management.  

Mr Sinha has also been associated with many international and intergovernmental organizations in various capacities including the World Bank; Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Bangkok; Team Leader of United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan for the preparation of their National Disaster Management Plan; UNDP/IRP Secretariat, and Asian Disaster Reduction Centre, Japan.