Principal Secretary to the Government of Madhya Pradesh.
Ashok Shah is the Principal Secretary to the Government of Madhya Pradesh. He completed his Civil Engineering in 1987, from IIT, Kanpur. He then did his post-graduation in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering in 1989. He served in the Indian Railways for a year before joining the Indian Administrative Services in 1990.
He is an Administrator and Engineer, with the soul of a philosopher and poet. He has published 6 books of his Hindi poetry. He likes to study Archaeology and temple architecture and has written 3 books on this subject as well. In addition, he possesses a deep concern for social awakening.