Collector Profile

OP CHOUDHARY is born and brought up in a small village of merely 1500 population called BAYANG in RAIGARH district of Chhattisgarh.His grandfather had been doing farming for more than 50 years.His father was a school teacher.He lost him,when he was just 8 years old.His mother is just educated upto class 4th and she is a simple house wife.

Mr. Choudhary completed his entire school education(till class 12th) in various village government schools.After passing B.Sc. in mathematics,he cleared IAS in 2005 batch in one of the youngest age.He is serving in his home cadre Chhattisgarh for last 13 years.

He has been working in various challenging capacities like SDM in Durg Dist,as CEO ZILA PANCHAYAT in Janjgir & Surguja districts,as Municipal commissioner in Capital city Raipur,as Director Public Relations and as Collectors in Dantewada, Janjgir and Raipur districts.

His works in all capacities are path breaking.He is known for lake beautification projects in Raipur.He worked for pollution control with a multidimensional apporoach.He worked hard for education in almost all capacities…He is a well-known figure for developing carrier guidance as a syllabus in schools and colleges.He scientifically implemented the school bag’s weight reduction strategies.As Collector Dantewada he launched special educational projects like Tamanna,Nanhe Parinde,Chhu Lo Asman,Education City,Livelihood College etc.These projects are widely appreciated in national and international media…OP Choudhary was awarded with Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration for his educational initiatives in Dantewada by Government of India.

Presently he is working as Collector of Raipur district. In Raipur too, same passion of initiatives continues like establishing Oxy-Reading Zone, 100 Smart School, RTE (pardarshi) , Organising career development guidance for young star and many more.