Anil Swarup

Former IAS & Founder, Nexus Of Good

Born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh,  Anil Swarup earned his Master’s Degree in 1978 in Political Science from Allahabad University. He was also awarded the Chancellor’s Gold Medal for being the Best All-Round Student. He started his career in the Indian Police Service but joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) a year later, in 1981. He won the Director’s Gold Medal for the best Officer Trainee at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration amongst the officers of his batch.

For 38 years, he attempted to ‘make things happen’ as a civil servant. He won several awards and nominations. Noteworthy among them were being nominated as one of the Policy Change Agents by The Economic Times during 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2016, and being selected as one of the 35 Action Heroes in India Today’s 35th Annual Edition.

He is the Founder Chairman of Nexus of Good: an initiative towards recognising positive action and providing inspiration to society to replicate them. Having authored the bestsellers Not Just a Civil Servant and Ethical Dilemmas of a Civil Servant, he rounds off this trilogy with some of the unique stories that emerge from his post-retirement work and his passionate involvement with Nexus of Good.

Anil Swarup (Former IAS, Secretary School Education, 2016 - 18, Coal, GOI 2014-16)

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Ethical Dilemmas Of A Civil Servant

Anil Swarup

एक लोक सेवक की नैतिक दुविधाएं

अनिल स्वरूप

No More A Civil Servant

Anil Swarup

Readers' Testimonial

See, what our readers have to say for the masterpeice, delivered by Former IAS & Founder, Nexus of Good, Mr. Anil Swarup.

This book is essential read for every Civil Service Officer to learn and experience without waiting for time to teach—Because every civil servant is the sheet anchor of the administration.
Kiran Bedi
Former Cabinet Secretary, Government of India
“No More a Civil Servant” is all about the hope that emanates from the good work happening around us that we often ignore."
Nandan Nilekani
Chairman and Co-founder Infosys and Founding Chairman, UIDAI (Aadhar)
In this third book that Anil has published, his continuing passion for serving the people finds its expression in publicising the initiatives of serving colleagues and Civil Society
Julio Ribeiro
Former Police Commissioner, Mumbai