Advisory Board



Mr. K Jairaj, I.A.S. (Retd)

Ex-Additional Chief Secretary, GOVT. of Karnataka.
Trustee, BMSET, Bangalore - 560019
Chairman, BOG, BMS Institute of Technology, Bangalore

K Jairaj is a Former Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka & Past President AIMA. He is a member of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) belonging to the 1976 batch of the Karnataka cadre, Jairaj recently retired as Additional Chief Secretary to the Government of Karnataka. K Jairaj has a distinguished record of expertise in Infrastructure, Energy, and Urban Development. He is credited with turnarounds of the state energy sector as Managing Director, Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL); Managing Director of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC);Managing Director;(KSIDC).

He has a distinguished academic record with master’s degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, MPA from Princeton University and a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) from the Kennedy School, Harvard University where he was a Mason fellow. K Jairaj is an active participant in the management movement. He has been President of Bangalore Management Association (BMA). He served as President of the All India Management Association (AIMA) 1996-97, the first IAS officer to head this institution. The centre for Public Governance at AIMA has been set up at his initiative. The AIMA Public Service Excellence Awards were instituted during his tenure as President.