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Mr. Shailendra Agarwal

Shailendra Agarwal

Mr. Shailendra Agarwal is a former civil servant and has had an extensive, varied and fulfilling career as an IAS officer for 33 years in the State Government of Rajasthan, Government of India, and International Organisations (WTO, Geneva) before retiring from Government service in January 2019, as Additional Chief Secretary.

His career has spanned diverse sectors including Infrastructure (Power/Transport), Industries (Mines & minerals, Liquor, Tourism, Agro industries and MSMEs) as well as social and development sectors (Social welfare, Health, Archaeology and Education).

Continued pursuit of his interest in growth, development and governance has led him to take up Family Business Consulting. He has worked on numerous assignments with Family Businesses helping them design their business and family constitution. The vast experience of working with organisations of varying industries and sizes has enabled him to deal with families of different complexities.

He specialises in family communication, dealing with intergenerational issues, facilitating the induction and mentoring program for next gen as well as fostering effective sibling/cousin partnerships.  He has an experience of coaching members of different generations, understanding their perspective and helping them align their personal aspirations with the vision of the larger family.

He also has a wide corporate experience of being on the Board of Directors of various Government and Private sector companies/Corporations and educational institutions. He has headed as Chairman, Managing Director or CMD of various large Public Sector Corporations in Power, Transport, Minerals and Tourism sector doing businesses of thousands of crores of rupees and employing several thousand people. 

He pioneered the first Pulse Polio campaign in Chittorgarh district through mass public participation, leading to the district becoming the first polio-free district in the country. His model was subsequently replicated for the entire country at the behest of GOI and was lauded and monitored by international organisations like UNESCO.

He has two post-graduate degrees – 1st in Science from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi, and another in Economic Administration from Rajasthan University.