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P Murari
Independent Director

P Murari (born on August 19, 1934) having done M A (Economics) from Madras University joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in which he served from 1957 till 1992.

During his illustrious career as a civil servant, he has held many distinguished positions, including :


  Sub-divisional and District Magistrate, Sub-Collector, Deputy Director of Census Operations.
  Chairman/Managing Director/Director in State undertakings of Government of Tamil Nadu.
  Health Secretary, Commissioner for Commercial Taxes, Govt of Tamil Nadu
  Additional Secretary to GOI, Ministry of Industry.
  Secretary to GOI, Cabinet Secretariat, Implementation Committee for Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Centenary
  Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, GOI
  Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GOI.


He has undertaken many special projects for the Government of India and has chaired numerous high level commissions & committees. He has served on the Boards / Councils of several reputed institutions and professional bodies. He has represented India in the Asian Productivity Council. He has a number of important publications to his credit.

He retired as Secretary to the President of India in August, 1992.

He is currently Adviser to President, FICCI.

Major Directorships
Aban Offshore Ltd
Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd
HEG Limited
Xpro India Ltd
Fortis Malar Hospitals Ltd
Adyar Gate Hotels Ltd
Idea Cellular Ltd
Bajaj Auto Ltd
Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd

He has joined the board of Bajaj Auto Ltd on 9 September 2006

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