Mr. Ratan P Watal
...Mr. RATAN P WATALMr. Ratan P. Watal
has more than 25 years of administrative experience in Government.He
has varied experience in the field of Economic Affairs, Diplomacy and Human Resource Development in both the Central and State Governments. He joined Indian Administrative Service in 1978.He served in field posts related to rural development, promotion of self employment in urban areas, sports development and youth affairs.He was also Collector and District Magistrate of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh, India.
During 1990s, he
moved on to posts in the Central Government.He was Director, Department of Economic Affairs, during which he was involved actively in the policy formulation regarding foreign aid and coordinated projects funded by the Asian Development Bank.He was also Private Secretary to the Prime Minister of India and also worked in the Ministries of Human Resource Development and External Affairs. He also worked as the Technical Assistant to India's Executive Director in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington.
assignment in the IMF he
returned to India
and in October 2000 joined the Finance Department
as Principal Secretary, Institutional Finance in the Government of Andhra Pradesh.In December 2002, he was appointed as Managing Director, Andhra Pradesh State Financial Corporation. Mr. Watal
is fluent in English, French, Hindi, Urdu and Telugu languages.He has been member of the Osmania University Executive Council and the Andhra Pradesh Council of Higher Education.He continues to be on the Board of the Institute of Public Enterprises, Hyderabad.He is also the Secretary of the Andhra Pradesh Indian Administrative Service (APIAS) Officers' Association.