Mr. R P Sisodia
IAS, Joint Secretary (Higher Education), Ministry of HRD, GOI

Mr R. P. Sisodia, IAS is the Joint Secretary in the department of higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource development, Government of India and Mission Director, Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyaan. He is looking after Higher Education policy, University Grant Commission, legislations, regulation of private, deemed to be and State Universities, Some research like Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), and Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) are also controlled by him.

He has earlier handled major schemes of School Education when he was Joint Secretary in School Education Bureau like Rastriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), Vocational Education, Girls Hostel, PPP- in school Education etc. He has authored two books so far. He is also an alumnus of National Defence College, New Delhi.