Anil Swarup

Anil Swarup Profile

Mr. Anil Swarup is Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, Government of India. Before this assignment, as Secretary, Ministry of Coal, he was instrumental in carrying out the auction of coal blocks, which is expected to result in revenues of INR 3 Lakh crore to the states.

As Director General, Labour Welfare, Ministry of Labour and Employment, he worked on policies targeting welfare of workers in the unorganised sector, including the implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (RSBY)-the biggest public-private sector partnership model providing health insurance cover to 150 million people across India. Mr. Swarup has won several awards, and was selected as one of 35 ‘Action Heroes’ by India Today.

Articles by Anil Swarup

Girls studying in a classroom

June 28, 2017
“Nonprofits don’t need to scale dramatically.”
Anil Swarup, Education Secretary, MHRD, speaks to IDR about his priorities and plans for the sector.
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