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Anjani Kumar Singh

Principal Secretary, Department of Education, Government of Bihar

Biography

As Principal Secretary, Department of Education, Anjani Kumar Singh is in charge of elementary to adult education in the state of Bihar, India, and is responsible for the education of 20 million children. His efforts to improve the status of adult education for the people of Bihar have been recognised by the government of India, and were awarded twice successively the UNESCO prize for Literacy by the President of India. He places a special emphasis on bridging the gender and social gap in the domain of education.