Shrikant Walgad, an IAS officer of the Haryana Cadre, has been appointed as the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL).
IAS officer Shrikant Walgad completed BE in Electronics & Communications from the Karnataka Regional Engineering College (now NITK Surathkal), Mangalore University, in 1986. He also has a Post Graduate Degree in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM), from IIM-Bangalore.
After completion of his IAS training (1991 batch), Mr Shrikant Walgad was posted as Sub Divisional Magistrate of Ellenabad/Bhiwani, Haryana. He subsequently worked in various capacities, acquiring experience in district administration, law and order, rural and urban development and land revenue management. He was also served in various capacities such as Additional District Collector of Sirsa/Sonepat and Jhajjar, Haryana; District Collector of Jhajjar and Bhiwani, Haryana, and Kodagu, Karnataka.
As Registrar Magistrate of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, he gained first-hand experience in the areas of higher education and human resource development. During his tenure as Joint Secretary, Haryana Sector, he handled general administration and personal management.
Mr Shrikant Walgad also served in different areas of Haryana Urban Development administration, like Urban Development, Rural Development, Election management, Housing and Environment.