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Shrikant Walgad (IAS) gets tenure extension as CVO of HAL

Shrikant Walgad (IAS), who is currently holding additional charge of Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has been given a tenure extension for a period of six months

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  • Shrikant Walgad (IAS) gets tenure extension as Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

  • He is currently holding additional charge of CVO of HAL

New Delhi: Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)’s Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) Shrikant Walgad (IAS), who is also holding additional charge as CVO of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), has been given a tenure extension on his additional charge. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), the government has approved his proposal for the extension of the additional charge of the post of CVO of HAL. His services have been further extended for a period of six months beyond September 31, 2020, up-to February 28, 2021, or till the appointment of a regular CVO or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Walgad is a 1991-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Haryana cadre. He is serving as CVO of BEL since April 2019.

Shrikant Walgad (IAS) profile

Walgad completed his BE in Electronics & Communications from the Karnataka Regional Engineering College (now NITK Surathkal), Mangalore University, in 1986. He also holds a post-graduate degree in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM) from IIM-Bangalore.

On completion of his IAS training (1991 batch), Walgad was posted as Sub Divisional Magistrate of Ellenabad/Bhiwani, Haryana. He subsequently worked in various capacities, acquiring rich experience in district administration, law and order, rural and urban development and land revenue management while serving as Additional District Collector of Sirsa/Sonepat and Jhajjar, and District Collector of Jhajjar and Bhiwani in Haryana, and Kodagu, Karnataka.

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As Registrar Magistrate of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, he gained first-hand experience in the areas of higher education and human resource development. During his tenure as Joint Secretary, Haryana Sector, he handled general administration and personal management. He had also served in different areas of Haryana Urban Development administration, like Urban Development, Rural Development, Election management, Housing and Environment.

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