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Smart Governance Administrator Unassuming yet perky, demure yet skittish, reticent yet eloquent, this officer has set example with his acts for new generation administrators to work and share their contributions in making of a New India. Amit Khare Ias 1985 Batch Secretary Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Role model for New India Administrators O By Jay P Gupta ne fine morning at Jharkhand Bhawan in New Delhi I was introduced to an officer by then Principal Resident Commissioner Mr Rajiv Gauba. "Meet him. He is Amit Khare flying today for USA on a year – long training (study) programme Rajiv told me and left me to add few next lines, which as a journalist I was well aware of Mr Khare in his role in cracking the fodder scam. It was my first meeting with Mr Khare followed by another after a decade at Project Bhawan in Ranchi in the office of then Chief Secretary Mr Gauba. Unassuming yet perky, demure yet skittish, reticent yet eloquent, this officer has set example with his acts for new generation administrators to work and share their contributions in making of a New India. He was fearless when taking action in the infamous scam, which virtually brought an end to the political careers 6 | May 2018 | www.smartgovernance.in