Biography of Indian Governor Shivander Singh Sidhu

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Biography of Manipur Governor – Shivander Singh Sidhu

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The 18th Governor of Manipur, Shivander Singh Sidhu has been the former IAS officer.

Dr. Shivinder Singh Sidhu is the present governor of the state Manipur of India and he has been the 18th governor of the state.

He has been appointed as the Governor of Manipur after serving for different esteemed positions. On October 13, 1929, Shivinder Singh Sidhu was born.

From the Delhi School of Economics, he has done his Masters in Economics and from the University of Kanpur, he secured Ph. D in Economics Development.

In the year 1952, he joined the Indian Administrative Services (IAS). He has delivered his service since then to the State and Central Governments.

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He served the posts of the District Magistrate, Kanpur and the Secretaries to the Chief Ministers of U.P. He has also equaled India in various International Seminars including the United Nations.

In various capacities he has also served as the Secretary to the Government of India. He was the Chairman of Air India and Indian Airlines. From August 1988 to August 1991, he served as the President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

From 1988 to 1991, Dr. Sidhu was the Secretary General, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Canada. He secured the post of President of Foundation for Aviation and Sustainable Tourism (FAST).

From his experience and expertise, he has written several books. Two of the books he has wrote are  ‘Tourism and Aviation-Airborne for Progress’ and ‘Flight into the Millennium-Aviation and Tourism Symbiosis’.

And the rest are  ‘Steel Industry in India – Problems & Perspective’, ‘Aviation & Sustainable Tourism – Emerging Trends’, ‘New Horizons in Travel & Tourism –  Asian Approach’  and  ‘Aviation and Tourism: Synergy for Success’.