As a civil servant, Ramesh Negi brings with himself about three decades of administrative experience serving in different parts of India in various capacities. A Graduate from Punjab University, Negi joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1984 and since then has handled diverse administrative and management fields such as Land Revenue Management, Law and Order, General Administration, Census and Population Studies, Road Transport, Urban Development, Sanitation and Water Distribution and Tourism in various capacities. His stint as Delhi Jal Board’s chief was considered significant for slew of reforms he initiated to benefit the consumers and check corruption and wastage of water in Delhi. He has also attended numerous training programs in India and overseas, including Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Tata Energy Research Institute, New Delhi, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi and a five-week International Training Programme on Environment Energy Resources & Sustainability in Norway, Canada and USA. Negi is widely traveled and had participated in global conferences on tourism at London and Hawaii and for International Conferences on Water Management in Spain, Cyprus and Singapore. His specialized interests include solid waste management, water, energy resources and civic engagement in local governance. Currently, he is serving in Arunachal Pradesh as Commissioner for Home & Finance.