Festival Director - Shri Rakesh Kacker

Shri Rakesh Kacker did his BA in Economics from Hindu College, Delhi and his Masters in Economics from Delhi School of Economics in 1974. Thereafter he taught at the under-graduate level in Delhi University for three years before joining the Indian Administrative Service in 1977. Shri Kacker has worked in the Government of Tamil Nadu and the Government of India. He retired from Government of India as Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Government of India.
He has also worked in The Energy Research Institute (TERI) and in the Indian Wind Energy Association (INWEA).
He took over as Director , India Habitat Centre on 1st September 2014.