Man in the Hat book on Shoaib Sultan Khan by Noel Cossins released by CM Kiran Kumar Reddy
Hyderabad 15, July, 2013: Sri N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, Hon'ble Chief Minister released a Book Man in the Hat on Shoaib Sultan Khan written by Noel Cossins at Secretariat on 15.07.2013.
Shoaib Sultan Khan Background
In December 1982, Shoaib Sultan Khan initiated the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) making a difference to the livelihood of a million people in the Northern Areas and Chitral (NAC) district of Pakistan. The World Bank carried out two evaluations of AKRSP during 12 years of Mr. Khan's helmsmanship of AKRSP and concluded that in a span of ten years the income of the NAC households in real terms had more than doubled.
At the behest of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr Khan as Senior Adviser, South Asia Poverty Alleviation Programme (SAPAP) undertook between August 1994 and March 2005 setting up of demonstration pilots on the pattern of AKRSP in Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka and replication of AKRSP in Pakistan.
In recognition of his work at AKRSP, Mr. Khan was awarded the United Nations Environment Programme Global 500 Award in 1989, Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the President of Pakistan in 1990; the Magsaysay Award by the President of Philippines in 1992, theWorld Conservation Medal by the Duke of Edinburgh in 1994, the Rotary International (Pakistan) awarded Man of the Year 2005 Gold Medal in 2006, Sitara-i-Eisaar for earthquake work and Hilal-i-Imtiaz on Pakistan Day in 2006 by the President of Pakistan. In 2009 he was elected as Senior Fellow of the New York based international foundation ASHOKA.
Mr. Khan pursued academic studies at Universities of Lucknow, Cambridge, Oxford, Birmingham and Peshawar studying English Literature, Public Administration and Law.
During 1953-1978, Mr. Khan pursued a career as Lecturer and since 1955 as a member of the Civil Service of Pakistan wherein he served as a field officer in the then East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), as Deputy Commissioner Kohat and Peshawar, as Deputy Director of the Civil Service Academy, as commissioner Karachi, as Secretary to Frontier Government in Departments of Health Education and Social Welfare and as Director of the Pakistan Academy for Rural Development.
Mr. Khan's career in rural development dates back to 1959 when he came in contact with Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan. On the pattern of Comilla Project, he established the Daudzai Pilot Project of the Integrated Rural Development Programme in Pakistan in 1972.
In 1978, he went to Nagoya Japan as a consultant to the United Nations Centre for Regional Development and from Feb. 1979 to end 1982, he worked in Sri Lanka as the UNICEF consultant on the Mahaweli Ganga Development Project. His work in Sri Lanka received a full one-page description in the Newsweek in 1981 under the title "A Man Named Khan".
Mr Khan on invitation of the World Bank and the Universities of Harvard, Princeton, Cornell, Berkeley, Los Angeles, John Hopkins, Calgary, London School of Economics, Nagoya University, etc, has given presentations and lectures worldwide on the rural development experiment in northern Pakistan. In 1993, on the invitation of the Graduate School for International Development of the Nagoya University, Japan, Mr. Khan spent three months as a visiting professor at the graduate school.
Mr. Khan has also been closely associated with policy making and development planning in Pakistan and is currently serving as honorary Chairman, Board of Directors of the Rural Support Programmes Network (RSPN), National Rural Support Programme (NRSP), Ghazi Brotha Development Organization (GBTI), Sindh Rural Support Organisation (SRSO), Azad
Jammu & Kashmir Rural Support Programme (AJKRSP) and Director of the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP), Punjab Rural Support Programme (PRSP) and Balochistan Rural Support Programme (BRSP).
Mr. Khan is also currently Chairman of Children's Global Netwo& Pakistan (Guarantee) Limited, Islamabad, and Member Board of Governors, Aurat Publication & Information Service Foundation, Lahore.
Mr. Khan also served as Member, Steering Committee Sweden-based Global Water Partnership, Director of the Nepal-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Member of the Advisory Group of the World Bank sponsored Community Development Carbon Fund, Member of the Government of Pakistan Advisory Committee on Millennium Development Goals and Chairman of the Pakistan Government's Vision 2030 Group on Just Society.
He has served as Honorary Adviser to the Planning Commission, Member, Economic Advisory Council (EAC), Ministry of Finance and Chairman of the Special Committee on Poverty Reduction, Social Protection and Women Empowerment, set up by the Planning Commission.
|Hashibun Nahar Khanam says...|
|From September1995 to December 2000 i was worked United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)Funded South Asia Poverty Alleviation Programme (SAPAP) project in Kishoregonj this i had an opportunity to meet him several time and acquiring rural development concept.First dialogue,roles of accounting integrated development .I attended training on rural development at the grass root for poverty alleviation,Pakistan a very soft personnel for development|
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