R S Sethi

R S Sethi is a 1973 batch IAS officer of the AGMU (Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram and Union territories) cadre. He studied at Mayo College , Ajmer and St Stephens College, New Delhi . During his long service, he has held many important positions in Delhi and elsewhere. He served as Deputy Commissioner of Nicobar Islands and Development Commissioner of Port Blair. In Delhi , he worked as Secretary to Lt Governor and held the posts of Deputy Commissioner, District Magistrate, Administrator NDMC and Principal Secretary, amongst other postings. He served in Punjab during the terrorist-affected years of 1987–88. His other stints were in Goa and Arunachal Pradesh. He also served in the Union Home Ministry as Joint Secretary. He attended a one year course at the prestigious National Defence College , New Delhi .

An avid photographer and traveller, Mr Sethi has trekked and climbed extensively in Kashmir, Garhwal , Nepal , Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh. He has authored books which include Emerald in the Deep Blue, Essential Gita, Upanishads and Koran as also the Theory of Karma. Also in the pipeline is an interesting and significant travelogue entitled All Over the Map.

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