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Santosh Kumar Singh
Block Development Officer , Government of Bihar
Gaya, Bihar
Development professional with over 14 years of experience in rural development with state government, known for reducing development times by use of novel structural and technical approaches. Leadership in the implementation of a poverty-relief programme and in streamlining development. Adapting a technology-centric development programme to deliver products that exceed expectations,within budge
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, HR, Management, Accounting/Finance
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural, Urban
Professional Experience:
Block Development Officer
Bihar Government, Dumraon 2013 to till date
.Working with state goverment as Nodal officer at Block level Administration from 2013 and served in Adhaura, Bhagwanpur(Kaimur),Sherghati(Gaya) and presently at Dumraon (Buxar)Blocks as BDO.
-Visiting Facululty at Administrative Training Institute(BIPARD) Bihar Government.
•Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional services, during Covid -19 pandemic period as nodal officer of all vaccination programme and relief measures.
•Completed paperwork, recognizing discrepancies and promptly addressing for resolution.
• Saved 20 crores by implementing cost-saving rural housing initiatives for building cost effective building by using local material readily available under PMAY G that benefit 2100 beneficiaries to built their Pucca Houses.
•Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
•Created comprehensive plans and designs for land use, built Health centers, zoning, buildings, utility systems and transportation across Block area.
• Developed short and long term community development strategies to Implement various poverty alleviation schemes run by state and central government for consumers to rural areas. Special focus on tribal population of block and PFAs on infrastructure development like building roads, health infrastructures, drinking water and development of alternative source of energy i.e. solar power.
• Reviewed current procedures, identified areas of potential enhancement and implemented changes to improve overall effectiveness by 100%.
• Brought in over 50 lakhs in tribal development fund for development projects by writing and submitting grant requests.
• Gathered opinions and support from grass-roots supporters, PRIs members and civil society to solidify group position.
• Brought in over 5500 Solar lanterns funding for students of government schools projects by writing and submitting grant requests.
• Built partnerships with BREDA to deliver rural electrification through solar power services to community.
• Successfully organized various elections of vidhansabha,panchayat,PACS by using coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
• Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service

1.Master of Philosophy: Public Administration
Kurukshetra University - Kurukshetra
2.MA IN Public Administration
3.MBA: Human Resource Management
Sikkim Manipal University - Delhi 4.Bachelor of Arts: Public Administration
1. SK Singh, R Singh,"Strategies of Implementing Drinking Water Project Under Jal Jeevan Mission in Bihar"Journal of Natural Remedies with E-ISSN:2320-3358 is Scopus Indexed Journal.
2.Santosh singh,2022" Dindyal Antyoday Yojna: Rashtriya Gramin Ajjeevika Mission"Kurukshetra Hindi,January 2022,pp 47-50.
3. Singh,Santosh,2009"Transport of Delhi: A policy analysis " ANUSILANA 18 (5), 111-116

Affiliations and Achievements:
•Qualified for National level Junior Research fellowship and Lectureship of UGC-NET in Public Administration.
•Qualified for National level Junior Research fellowship and Lectureship of UGC-NET in Personnel Management.
•Collaborated with team of Jeevika at Sherghati block in the development of ODF Appreciation certificate by DM Gaya.
•Awarded as best Nodal officer in implementation of SBM-G at Bhagwanpur block in kaimur as first ODF in district by DM Kaimur
•Awarded as best Nodal officer in implementation of SBM-G at Adhaura block in kaimur by DM Kaimur
•National award in Gram swaraj abhiyan as nodal officer of block in ensuring convergence of various schemes rural electrification, financial inclusion,mission indradhanush,LPGS under ujjawala,tap water,sanitation and overall increasing the standard of living of Rural mass population by Commissioner Gaya.
•Best Team leader at block level in district for panchayt election 2021 at dumraon by DM Buxar.

•Three months induction training at CSIR-HRDC Ghaziabad for CSIR Administrative services officers in Nov 2010 to Jan 2011 on office procedures and management.
•Induction training of Rural development Officers at BIPARD march 2014 to June 2014.
•Leadership development programme at DMI Patna february 2021

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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi, Bhojpuri
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