Brief profile of Shri V K Malhotra
Shri V. K. Malhotra belongs to the 1970 batch of IAS.
An alumni of St. Stephens College, Delhi, has done Post Graduation in
English Literature and Post Graduation in Economics.
Shri Malhotra has for nearly a decade been involved in various aspects of
Industrial Development and Financial Management from grass roots level
implementation to the highest level of policy formulation at the national and
international levels; from the project formulation and financing at the micro
level to negotiating loans with the multi lateral institutions. He was also
directly involved in Government of India’s interaction with multi lateral
financial institutions and represented the Government in their deliberations as
well as in negotiations of loans pertaining to various Industrial Infrastructure
projects. Among the more important positions held in the above context were
Director of Small Scale Industries, UP; MD, UP Finance Corporation; Director,
Department of Economic Affairs, Government of India and as Technical Assistant
in the International Monetary Fund, Washington.
As a Consultant to UNIDO he has prepared two reports:
i) Formulating programmes for Development of Small Scale Industries in Mauritius.
ii) Credit Guarantee and Loan Schemes for Small and Informal Sector in Namibia and suggestions on linkages between Ministry of Trade & Industry and the Namibian Development Corporation.
Shri Malhotra has, for many years, implemented welfare schemes at the
grass root level of the country as District Magistrate; handled Centre-State and
internal security related issues at the Government of India.
His last assignment was as Chairman-Managing Director of Food Corporation
of India which is a major instrument for providing food security to the country.
He is currently the Member Secretary of National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector.