Name: Dr Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi
Batch: 1976 batch Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS
Date of Birth:
Place of Domicile: Uttar Pradesh
Mother Tongue: HINDI
Indian Languages Known: URDU, ENGLISH
a) PG in Bio-Chemistry and PG in Public Administration
b) Doctorate in Bio-Chemistry
c) PG in Business Finance
a) Assistant Collector, Unnao
b) Collector, Farukhabad (From 01/09/1982 to 01/08/1985)
Ghaziabad (From 01/08/1985 to
d) Commissioner, Development Authority,
From 01/08/1996 to 01/04/1997)
e) Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (From
09/01/2003 to 20/11/2005)
Representative, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) (From 21/11/2005 to 17/11/2008)
g) DG, DGCA
Foreign TrainingOne year long Edward Mason Programmme in
Zaidi, a 1976 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, retired as civil aviation secretary on 31 July.
Zaidi will be in office till the year 2017.
Prior to that, he had served as Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and as the Permanent Representative of India to the Council of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) from 2005-08. He also served earlier as chairman in Airport Authority of India.
Zaidi fills the vacancy created in the three-member Election Commission by the retirement of former Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi and the elevation of VS Sampath as CEC. HS Brahma is the other Election Commissioner.
A Masters in Public Administration from Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Zaidi has been a Mason Fellow for Public Policy at Harvard Institute for International Development. He has a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Finance from Indian Institute of Finance and holds doctorate in Bio-Chemistry.
Source : babusofindia.com,firstpost.com