Mr. Dinesh Kumar Jain


Mr. Dinesh Kumar Jain is currently a Member of the Lokpal of India.


Mr. Jain did his B.Tech and M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1981 and 1983 respectively. He joined Indian Administrative Services in 1983 and later went on to pursue his MBA from the University of Hull, UK. Mr. Jain was appointed as the 39th Chief Secretary of the Maharashtra Government. Mr. Jain has been responsible for streamlining the finance of the state and also controlling increasing debts. He also held key posts in various central departments including agriculture, rural development, and employment guarantee schemes. His vast experience also includes working in the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, New Delhi as a national program director. With the experience of working with a large number of SMEs in the automotive component sector, he also led a program for improving the manufacturing design so as to increase the competitiveness of these units. He is the recipient of the prestigious IITK Distinguished Alumnus Award 2019.