Foundation Day Lecture 2021

Dr. Hasmukh Adhia IAS (Retd)
Chancellor, Central University of Gujarat
Non-Executive Chairman, Bank of Baroda
Former Union Finance Secretary & Revenue Secretary

Foundation Day Lecture Invitation

Mr. C.V. Sridhar
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SDMIMD is hosting its ‘Foundation Day’ on Monday, September 27, 2018, at 11:00 AM in its Institute Campus. SDMIMD commenced its operations in the year 1993 with an aim to extend Management Education to the young graduates. The institute’s Foundation Day is centred around the knowledge sharing from the successful stories of a prominent institutional leaders and personalities through their lectures. 
The Foundation Day Lecture 2021 will be delivered by Dr. Hasmukh Adhia, IAS (Retd.) Chancellor of Central University of Gujarat, Non-Executive Chairman, Bank of Baroda; and Former Finance Secretary and Revenue Secretary of Government of India.  
In yester years, the Foundation Day Lectures was delivered by Dr Devi Shetty, well known cardiologist, and Founder of Narayana Hrudayalaya; Dr Harish Hande, CEO of SELCO India and Ramon Magsaysay award winner; Mr Sivakumar, Chief Executive of ITC Agrotech; Mr Vivek Kulkarni, I.A.S., Chairman of Brickwork India, Former Information Technology & Biotechnology Secretary, Government of Karnataka; Shri. T S Krishna Murthy, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India; Mr. B. Muthuraman, Former Vice Chairman of Tata Steel; and Dr K. Radhakrishnan, Former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), have shared their success stories. The archives is made available in the event webpage  
Brief Profile of the Speaker: 
Dr. Hasmukh Adhia is an officer of Indian Administrative Service, who retired on 30th November 2018 as Union Finance Secretary & Revenue Secretary in Government of India. He is at present non-executive Chairman of Bank of Baroda, and also the Chancellor of Central University of Gujarat. He also serves as a member of Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. 
Dr. Hasmukh Adhia has got a basic post-Graduate degree in Accountancy. He is a Gold medallist from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and he holds a Ph.D. in Yoga from Swami Vivekanand Yoga University, Bangalore.
Prior to his posting as Finance Secretary, he was Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India for the period from November 2014 till August, 2015.
As Finance and Revenue Secretary, he was credited with successful implementation of GST in India. He was also known for his relentless drive against the black money.
On his superannuation in November 2018, Late Shri Arun Jaitley, the then finance minister of India praised Dr Adhia’s contribution a in Facebook post. He said, "Dr Adhia was unquestionably a highly competent, disciplined, no-nonsense civil servant and of course, with impeccable integrity."
Prior to posting in the Ministry of Finance, some of the other positions held by him include Principal Secretary to Chief Minister of Gujarat Sri Narendra Modi (2003-06), Principal Secretary (Education), Gujarat (2008-13), Additional Chief Secretary (Finance), Gujarat (2013-14), Industries Commissioner, Gujarat (2001-02), Managing Director of Gujarat Industrial Investment Corporation and Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation.
By virtue of his position, he served on the Board of Directors of following institutions / companies at different times:
Reserve Bank of India
State Bank of India
Life Insurance Corporation of India
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhi Nagar
Central University, Gandhi Nagar
Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology
India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL)
GST Network Limited
Gujarat State Fertilizers Company
Narmada Valley Fertilizer Company
Gujarat State Petroleum Corp.