Dr. H. R. Shivakumar., KAS
Dr. H.R. Shivakumar, graduated from the University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru and specialized in research on weed control as a part of M.Sc. (Agronomy) program and on Fertigation Studies as a part of the Ph.D. Program. He has been ICAR and CSIR Scholar completed Doctorate in Agricultural Sciences during the year 1998. He started service as Assistant Professor of Agronomy in the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru and got promoted to Senior Assistant Professor of Agronomy. He has completed around 11 years of service at the university. During the said period, he was engaged in the field of Teaching by teaching both Undergraduate and Post Graduate students and in Research, handled both State as well as National level projects as Principal Investigator and Co Principal Investigator. Published around 35 Scientific Research Papers and around 25 Scientific Research Notes. Also involved in Extension Programs of the university during the tenure at the university.
Subsequently, by clearing the Karnataka State Civil Services Examination held during the year 1998 and stood at state 3rd Rank, joined the state department service as Assistant Commissioner of Commercial Taxes and also as Deputy Commissioner of Commercial Taxes in various areas like Local VAT Office, Enforcement, Re-assessment, Legal Affairs etc. and also served as Nodal Officer and Master Trainer during the implementation of GST. Later, worked as Competent Authority and Land Acquisition Officer, HPCL, Mangaluru, Special Land Acquisition Officer at Karnataka Road Development Corporation, Bengaluru, also as Director, Minorities Welfare Department, Bengaluru and now as Administrative Officer at Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bengaluru, holding the additional charge as Registrar, BASE University, Bengaluru.