Speaker Details

Dana Kishore Meejuri

Indian Administrative Service officer

Mr. Dana Kishore Meejuri, an Indian Administrative Service officer of 1996 batch, is currently serving as Managing Director, Hyderabad Water & Sewerage Board. He is a recipient of “Prime Minister’s excellence award” for his outstanding performance in National Rural Employment Generation Programme in Kurnool district of united Andhra Pradesh State, India. During his 24 years tenure he served in various positions such as Secretary for Minorities welfare; Secretary Housing; Member Secretary, Pollution Control Board; District Collector & Magistrate etc. As an Indian Administrative Officer he started his career as Sub-Collector & Sub- Divisional Magistrate of Gadwal and later as project officer, Integrated Tribal Development Agency and moved to Kurnool District as Project Director, District Water management Agency. In this position he has contributed to the water sector by implementing 560 watersheds with introduction of User group concept, initiated and implemented women managed water shed programme. He served as Joint Collector rendering various administrative functions in land revenue, Public distribution system related issues in the districts of Karimnagar and East Godavari. He served as District Collector and Magistrate for Kurnool and Ranga Reddy districts. As Collector Kurnool he has implemented various innovative programs in water, agriculture and education sectors bringing in policy reforms and conducting Khammam elections. He served as Member Secretary, Pollution Control Board and as Secretary in Minority welfare & Women Development, Child Welfare & Disabled Welfare Department. Secretary in Housing department and Managing Director in Telangana Housing Corporation, Telangana Housing Board, Rajeev Swagruha and CEO –DILL. He served as Commissioner in Information & Public Relations department and Commissioner and Director of Municipal Administration (CDMA), Managing Director Telangana Urban Finance Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited and Director of Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas during which period he worked on refinement of policies, guidelines for solid and liquid waste management and improvement in Municipalities tax system. He served as Commissioner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, which is a 10 Million population city. He focused in this assignment on Maintenance of city infrastructure, Public Health, Implementation of various city infrastructure projects etc. As District Election officer in 2019, he has conducted General/ Assembly elections in Hyderabad city.