University Profile

Mr. Yashwant Rao, I.A.S.








Mr. Yashwant Rao is a seasoned administrator who has a long experience of 33 years in various fields. After completing his post graduation in Ancient History from Allahabad University he cleared the Uttar Pradesh Civil Services exam in first attempt and occupied the second position. He has served in various intuitions in various capacities like SDM in Ballia, Basti, Siddharth Nagar, Sonbhadra, Jaunpur and Mau, City Magistrate in Kanpur District, ADM in the District of Siddarthnagar and Mau, was posted in the Rural Development department and Consolidation Deptt., Registrar of King George Medical College, CDO of Balrampur, served in the government in the department of Medical & Health, Urban Development and Agriculture. He has been promoted in Indian Administrative Services in the year 2013. In the capacity of District Magistrate of Ballia and Mainpuri, he has reformed many systems and his people centric approach has been appreciated at all level. He was also the Mission Director of Uttar Pradesh Rural Livelihood Mission of Department of Rural Development.
Mr Rao is a writer too and authored many books. His four books titled Gorakhpur Khetra, Etihasik and Sanskritik Prachinta, Shinet Rajvansh, Satasi; Gorakhpur Khetra Puratatva ka Prarambh evam Etihass and Bisen Rajbansh, Majhauli published so far. Two books titled Gorakhpur Khetra, Swatartotar Puratatvik Kary and Kaushik Rajvansh, Dhuriapar are under publication. He has also written on Yatra Sansmaran titled Gavani Chaupal se National Maal tak.