From our Correspondent
Itanagar, Jan 7: Arunachal Pradesh Agriculture-Horticulture commissioner Hage Kojeen has been conferred the Census 2011 silver medal for his outstanding contribution in successfully conducting the Census of India, 2011 as director of census operation, Puducherry, and for being first in the nation to complete the gigantic task.
He will receive the medal from President Pranab Mukherjee at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, on January 11 next, official sources informed here today.
Kojeen, who began as an officer in the State’s IPR department in 1979, rose to the rank of IPR deputy director before being selected to the prestigious IAS as AGMUT cadre officer of 1993-batch.
He held various posts such as secretary in IPR, civil supplies and industries departments and secretary to Governor, besides holding similar positions in Puducherry before being posted to Arunachal Pradesh in 2011.