"Great leaders don't tell you what to do, they show
you how it's done"
Major General Ajay Kumar Chaturvedi had a distinguished carrier in the Corps
of Engineers of the Indian Army for over 38 years. For his outstanding services
(including a number of teaching assignment ) across the length and the breadth of
the country, he was twice awarded by the President of India. He is a mechanical
engineer who has been an alumni of Indian Military Academy, College of Military Engineering.
He is a man of varying skills and outstanding academic record as he obtained his B.Tech degree from College of
Military Engineering, Pune; M.Tech from IIT, Chennai; Post Graduate Diploma in Defence Management from Devi
Ahilya University, Indore; Master of Management Studies degree from Osmaniya University, Hyderabad;
M.Phil. In National Security and Strategic Studies from Madras University; Degree in Interviewing Techniques
from Defence Institute of Psychological Research, New Delhi; completed Special Advanced Course from Nehru
Institute of Mountaineering and Advanced Diploma in Rowing Coaching from Thor Nielson Institute, Italy.
Post retirement, he has been active in intellectual pursuits. He has authored three books, edited one book
and has contributed chapters in a number of National & International edited books. He is active in lecture
circuits and his areas of interest are Leadership, Disaster Management, Non-traditional threats to National
Security and Energy & Water Security. He is also the Honorary Director of the UP Chapter of think tank namely
"Eco Development Foundation". Being an outstanding sportsman, he has been a National Champion and a National
Coach in Rowing, a distinguished Mountaineer and trained Scuba Driver.