An officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service (1987 batch), Mr. Rajiv Ranjan Mishra is currently at the rank of Additional Secretary in Government of India and working as Director General of National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG).
A Mechanical Engineer from IIT, Kanpur (India), he has in the past looked after various departments at State level, such as Irrigation, Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Infrastructure and Investments, as Secretary/Principal Secretary and earlier worked in development and regulatory positions at field level.
In Government of India he has earlier worked in the areas of Export Promotion of Handicraft and Textile, Training of Civil Servants at National Academy of Administration, Setting up of a Centre for Disaster Management and has been a National level resource person on Incident Response System (IRS)/Incident Command System (ICS).
His last assignment was as Additional Secretary in Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. He was responsible for formulation of various housing and habitat policies and legislations including study of migration and urbanisation, Housing Finance, PPP in Affordable housing, Housing for All mission, sustainable technologies, New Urban Agenda (UN Habitat), SDG in urban sector etc. and played a pivotal role in the enactment of the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016. He was also government nominee director on the boards of HUDCO and National Housing Bank and Hindustan Prefab Limited.
He has attended many National and International level trainings/ seminars on varied subjects. He also has Certificates in Advanced Studies in Public Administration from Maxwell School, Syracuse University, USA; Public Budgeting from Georgia State University, Atlanta; Project Management from University of California, Berkeley and ‘Leaders in Development’ program from Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, USA.