Najeeb Jung Age, Biography, Wife & More
|Real Name||Najeeb Jung
|Major Designations||• In 1973, joined Indian Administrative Services (IAS).
• Joint secretary (exploration) in the ministry of petroleum and natural gas.
• Senior Advisor (Energy) at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for 7 years.
• Research Scholar & Senior Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford University for 7 years.
• Director of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
• Senate Member of IIT Kanpur.
• Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia from 2009 to 2013.
• Lieutenant Governor of Delhi from July 2013 to December 2016.
|Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown
|Date of Birth||18 January 1951
|Age (as in 2017)||66 Years
|Birth Place||Delhi, India
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn
|School||St. Columba's School, New Delhi, India
|College||St. Stephen's College, Delhi, India
London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
|Educational Qualifications||BA (Hons) in History from St. Stephen's College, Delhi, University of Delhi
MA in History from St. Stephen's College, Delhi, University of Delhi
M.Sc in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries from the London School of Economics
|Family||Father- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
|Hobbies||Reading, Writing on Energy & Power issues
|Girls, Affairs and More
|Children||Son- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known
|Salary||1.10 Lakh INR (as specified in the Governor’s (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges) Act of 1982)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Najeeb Jung
- Does Najeeb Jung smoke?: Not Known
- Does Najeeb Jung drink alcohol?: Yes
- He was born and raised in the Capital City of India- Delhi.
- His family originally belongs to Hyderabad and they shifted to Delhi before India’s partition.
- He grew up in a joint family and they also owned the Golcha cinema in Daryagunj, Delhi.
- He was raised by his mother and uncle; as he lost his father early in life.
- After completing his graduation, he started preparing for the Civil Service Examination and cleared the exam in his 1st attempt. However, he was selected for the Indian Police Service (IPS). He gave another attempt and was selected for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS).
- In 1984, Madhavrao Scindia (the then Railway Minister) asked him to become part of his Personal Staff and he did a lot of work for the modernization of Railways.
- During his tenure as the Joint Secretary (exploration) in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, he came into contact with business houses.
- He quit IAS and joined the Reliance India-funded Observer Research Foundation as director (energy research).
- During his stint as the Vice Chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia University, he sacked many teachers and students.
- Jung is a tippler and enjoys single malt.
- He has a pet cat named Munna.
- In an unprecedented move, he announced his resignation from the post of Lieutenant Governor of Delhi before 18 months of his retirement on 22 December 2016; citing the reason that he wants to spend time with his family and friends.
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