Avinash Dharmadhikari is a former Indian Administrative Services officer. He was well known as a social activist and a free-lance journalist before joining IAS. After serving on various posts during his administrative career of ten years he resigned from IAS in 1996 for the reason that can be best described in Arun Shourie's words "to be able to serve Indian society better". He was Deputy Secretary to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra at the time of his resignation. He is founder and director of Chanakya Mandal Pariwar, a public charitable trust working in the field of Career Guidance and Personality Development. He unsuccessfully contested for Lok Sabha as an independent candidate against Suresh Kalmadi. He was Director General of Neharu Yuva Kendra Sangathan in 2001 under Ministry of Spo

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  • Avinash Dharmadhikari is a former Indian Administrative Services officer. He was well known as a social activist and a free-lance journalist before joining IAS. After serving on various posts during his administrative career of ten years he resigned from IAS in 1996 for the reason that can be best described in Arun Shourie's words "to be able to serve Indian society better". He was Deputy Secretary to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra at the time of his resignation. He is founder and director of Chanakya Mandal Pariwar, a public charitable trust working in the field of Career Guidance and Personality Development. He unsuccessfully contested for Lok Sabha as an independent candidate against Suresh Kalmadi. He was Director General of Neharu Yuva Kendra Sangathan in 2001 under Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of India. He was a Shiv Sena member between March 2009 and April 2011. As an activist he has been part of many movements such as farmers' movements and movements against corruption. He was also a part of Team Anna during India against corruption movement. He has been carring out many study tours all over the world and attending many important International conferences such as UNGA, UNFCCC recently. He has authored many books which includes Aswastha Dashakachi Diary, Nava Vijaypath, Ek Vijaypath, Swatantra Nagarik, Jinkanara Samaj Ghadawanari Shikshanpadhhati, Aani Aapan Saglech, Ratra Gahirichya Tisarya Prahari(a collection of poems) Aswastha Dashakachi Diary has been translated into English by Gauri Deshpande titled: Diary of a Decade of Agony. Apart from being an Ex-IAS, Educationist, Activist, Journalist and Author he has been widely admired as a great Orator. (en)
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  • Deputy Secretary toChief MinisterofMaharashtra
  • Director General of N.Y.K.S., Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs,Government of India
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  • Avinash Dharmadhikari (en)
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  • ex-IAS officer, Educationist, Social Activist, Journalist, Author (en)
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  • Deputy Secretary to Chief Minister of Maharashtra (en)
  • Director General of N.Y.K.S., Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs, Government of India (en)
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  • Avinash Dharmadhikari is a former Indian Administrative Services officer. He was well known as a social activist and a free-lance journalist before joining IAS. After serving on various posts during his administrative career of ten years he resigned from IAS in 1996 for the reason that can be best described in Arun Shourie's words "to be able to serve Indian society better". He was Deputy Secretary to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra at the time of his resignation. He is founder and director of Chanakya Mandal Pariwar, a public charitable trust working in the field of Career Guidance and Personality Development. He unsuccessfully contested for Lok Sabha as an independent candidate against Suresh Kalmadi. He was Director General of Neharu Yuva Kendra Sangathan in 2001 under Ministry of Spo (en)
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