Dr. Abid Hussain

As a member of the IAS, held various senior and executive positions in the State & Central Governments including Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Ministry of Heavy Industries. He was also a Member of the Planning Commission from 1985-90.Was seconded to the UN thrice – UN Advisor to Turkey, Industrial Advisor to Fiji 7 years with UN Regional Commission of ESCAP.   Served as India’s Ambassador to the United States from 1990-92.. Dr. Abid Hussain was honoured in 1988 with the Padma Bhushan award by the Indian Government.