On the recommendation of Paul H. Appleby, the then Prime Minister Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru established the Indian Institute of Public Administration (I I P A) on March 29, 1954 with its HQ at IP Estate, Ring Road, New Delhi- 110 002 under the supervision of Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India. Its main aim is to equip the public servants with knowledge, skills and behaviour required for managing the tasks of governance through researches, orientation/training/awareness programmes and publication of high order. Bihar Regional Branch of I I P A, commenced in the year 1961, is one of the 24 regional branches in India as part of the apex body of IIPA with an objective to undertake activities in furtherance of discipline of Public Administration and governance in their respective territories.


The Branch consists of all the Life members of IIPA falling in the territory of Bihar State also known as General Body of the IIPA Bihar Regional Branch. The Branch has its bye-laws made in congruence with the Memorandum of Association of Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi and approved by the apex body of IIPA. It consists of persons belonging to various walks of life like teachers/researchers, bureaucrats, advocates, litterateur and social workers who have contributed substantially to the field of Public Administration, either through academics or practice. The Branch has five pronged activities namely organising seminar/conference/lectures/talks etc., conducting research and evaluation studies, training, publications and library service. Besides, it organises essay competition for UG and PG students on burning topics.The Branch has been ranked third among best performing Branches of India behind Pudducherry Local Branch and J & K Regional Branch for the period of last three years (2017 to 2019).

Executive Council

The General Body of the Branch elects an Executive Council from amongst them consisting of Chairman, Four Vice-Chairmen, Secretary, two Joint Secretaries, Treasurer and four Executive members. Following is the constitution of present (since October, 2020) Executive Council of the Branch:-


Sri Vijoy Prakash, IAS (1980 batch), presently Chairman, Bihar Vidyapith, Patna

e-mail:, Mob. No. 7004266500

Vice Chairman

Dr Rajiv Nandan Yadav,

Former Professor of Economics and Principal

Professor Jitendra Narayan, HoD, Political Science, LNMU

e-mail: narayan.jitendra007@gmail.com Mob. No. 9431012332

Dr Nihora Pd Yadav

e-mail:nihora2222@rediffmail.com, Mob. No.9431020986

Dr Binod Kumar Jha, Professor of Political Science, A N College, Patna

e-mail:, Mob. No.9709738747


Dr Ravindra Kr Verma

e-mail: rkverma395@gmail.com, 9473431548

Joint Secretary

Dr Rajesh Kumar

e-mail: rajeshgunjan1@gmail.com,8757151051

Dr Dilip Kumar, Dept of Pol. Sc., JLN College, Danapur


Dr Archana Kumari

e-mail: archanakumari36@yahoo.com


Sri Abdul Hamid


Sri Anand Vardhan Sinha, IAS (retd.), Former Chairman, Board of Revenue, Bihar


Dr Henna Tabassum


Dr Kavita Kumari, Taxshila Teachers Training College, Patna

Invitee Members

Dr K H Siddiqui