Phrang Roy, IAS (Retd.) Details


Phrang Roy, IAS (Retd.)

Phrang Roy is an internationally renowned expert on rural development, gender and indigenous people. He was the Assistant President of IFAD (The International Fund for Agricultural Development), headquartered in Rome, Italy, until his retirement in the year 2007. Mr Roy, a Maharashtra cadre IAS officer of the 1970 batch, was voted the best Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Parishad for the Kharif campaign of 1975. He was also declared the best family planning organiser in 1975 and received several commendations from within the IFAD member countries for many of his pioneering works. Mr Roy was the first staff member of IFAD to rise to the position of Assistant President.