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Asheesh Singh (IAS) Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Married
Hometown: Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh
Profession: IAS Officer

Asheesh Singh

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ProfessionMunicipal Commissioner, Indore Municipal Corporation
Famous ForCleaning 13 lakh tonnes of garbage in just six months in Indore
Civil Service
ServiceIndian Administrative Service (IAS)
CadreMadhya Pradesh
Batch2010
Major Designation(s)2016: CEO Zila Panchayat, Indore
Additional Municipal Commissioner of Ujjain
2018: Municipal Commissioner of the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC)
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 November 1984 (Thursday)
Age (as in 2019)35 Years
BirthplaceKherwa Village in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownKherwa Village in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh
College/UniversityCSJM University, Kanpur
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesReading Gazals & Shayaris and Playing Tennis
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date3 May 2014
Family
Wife/SpouseKatha Kartiki
Asheesh Singh's Wife
ChildrenNames Not Known
Asheesh Singh's Family
ParentsNames Not Known

Asheesh Singh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Asheesh Singh

  • Asheesh Singh is Municipal Commissioner of Indore Municipal Corporation. Asheesh and his team cleaned 13 lakh tonnes of garbage in just six months in Indore.
  • He is a 2010-batch IAS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre. In 2016, he was posted as CEO, Zila Panchayat in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He has also served as the Additional Municipal Commissioner of Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. In May 2018, he was appointed as the municipal commissioner of the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC).
  • Reportedly, his father was a school teacher and motivated him to join the civil services to help the people.
  • Reportedly, he said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan was working at a slow pace and only 2 lakh tonnes of garbage was cleared in two years.
  • Earlier, the task of clearing the dumpsite was allocated to private agencies, which charged Rs 475 per cubic metre. When the task was allocated to Singh’s team the whole process of clearing the dumpsite was completed under the budget of  Rs 10 crore. He said,

The machines were rented to us at a cost of Rs 7 lakh per machine per month. We operated the machine for 14-15 hours daily using our own resources, and within six months, 13 lakhs tonnes of garbage was cleared.”

Asheesh Singh's Indore Dumping Project

Asheesh Singh’s Indore Dumping Project

  • His everyday morning city-round starts from 6.30 a.m. to 10.30–11 a.m.

    Asheesh Singh with His Team Member

    Asheesh Singh with His Team Member

  • When a reporter asked him about his daily routine, he said,

Important municipal services like cleaning and water supply begin early. For effective control over it, you have to be in the field in the morning. During the morning tour, I also monitor other projects like SMART city, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) mission, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) and other construction activities on the field.”

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  • They planted the machines to segregate dry waste and wet waste. Polythenes were used in road construction and further use of poly bags was completely banned in Indore, people were encouraged to use khadi bags.
  • They started two schemes to support their project- ‘Bartan Bhandar’ and ‘Jhola Yojna.’ People could rent the utensils for parties or functions (free of cost) from Bartan Bhandar to avoid the use of plastic cups or plates. In the Jhola scheme, people were provided khadi bags; to stop the use of plastic bags.
    Bartan Bhandar Scheme Started by Asheesh Singh

    Bartan Bhandar Scheme Started by Asheesh Singh

    Jhola Scheme Started by Asheesh Singh

    Jhola Scheme Started by Asheesh Singh

  • In the 2019’s ranking by Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Indore was declared as the cleanest city in India, for the third time in the row.
  • On 2 October 2019 (150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi), he appeared in the Sony TV’s game show, Kaun Banega Crorepati along with the Sulabh Sanitation Founder, Bindeshwar Pathak.

    Asheesh Singh in KBC with Dr Bindeshwar

    Asheesh Singh in KBC with Dr Bindeshwar

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