Director – General Development

Managing Committee Members | Directors

Office JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Mysore
Designation Director
Division General Development Division

Maintenance of Rules & Regulations of Association and Trusts
Convene Managing Committee meetings of Society & Trust.
To oversee the administration of 5 institutions.
Preparation of annual administrative repors.
Preparation of project reports.
Co-ordination with other centers.

Contact No. Phone: 2548212, Ext: 112,113 & 115
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Division Head H.G. Shivananda Murthy
Designation Director, General Development Division
Career Objective & Professional Profile

To work in an organisation of excellence to share my rich experience of working in Government service. Thirty Six and a half year of service in the Government Departments in various capacities as Administrator and Technical expert.
Professional Summary

Name of the Organisation: Karnataka Forest Department & Other Government Departments
Positions held:
2013-2015 Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, Commissioner, Watershed Development Department & Ex-Officio Secretary to the Agriculture and Horticulture Departments, Bengaluru.
2012-2013 Managing Director, Karnataka Infrastructure Development Limited (Land Army), Bengaluru.

2012-2012 Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) (May-Dec), Bengaluru.

2011-2012 Managing Director, Karnataka State Cooperative Marketing Federation, Bengaluru.

2010-2011 Chief Conservator of Forest (Working Plans), Bengaluru.

2009-2010 Managing Director, Karntaka Renewable Energy Development Limited under the Energy Department of Government of Karnataka, Bengauru.

2003-2009 Chief Executive Officer, in the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department in Uttara Karnataka and Dakshina Karnataka Zilla (District) Panchayats.

1989-2003 Served in the capacity of Deputy Conservator of Forests, Karwar, Yellapur, Chitradurga & Bidar Forest Divisions

Training in various foreign countries

2014 Visited Philippines as resource person to impart training in watershed development to the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management.

2012 Underwent training in Forest Policy in Syracuse University, United States of America.

2011 Accompanied the Directors of Karnataka State Co-operative Marketing Federation to study the co-operative development and marketing activities in France,
Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy and Dubai.

2010 Visited Yokohoma in Japan to study the energy efficiency.

1996 Underwent training in Forestry people and participation in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

Awards & Achievements

2014 Best Practices Award by the MoRD for implementation of the innovative practices for increasing the crop yields and enhancing the income of rural people.

2008 Nirmalgram Puraskar of Government of India for 112 Gram Panchayats for the successful implementation of total sanitation campaign.

2007 Satyam Mitra National Award for the successful and efficient implementation of continued education self help groups programme in Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka.

1997 Indira Priyadarshini Mitra Puraskar for creating awareness in school children, local people and NGO’s in the successful implementation of programme in Chitradurga District.

Education Credentials

1974-1978 B.Sc. Agriculture, with Honors’ in University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru.

1978-1980 M.Sc. Agriculture, with Honors’ in University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru.

1980-1982 Diploma in Forestry from State Forest Service College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

1996 Forestry People & Participation Training in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom




Division Head Sri M. Siriyappa
Designation Deputy Director-General, Development Division
Working Since 01-03-2016
About Officer  
Qualification B.Sc
Experience Joined Government of Karnataka Services, in the year 1965, as Assistant Statistical Officer
Achievements Worked as Assistant Statistical Officer, Health and Family Welfare Department; Project Officer IREP; Deputy Director, DLDB; Projector Appraisal-Evaluation officer, Zilla Panchayath.
Contact No. Phone: 2548212   Ext: 115
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