YASHADA: Organisational Structure


YASHADA is the administrative training institute of the Government of Maharashtra. The State Government has established the Academy as an autonomous society. As the apex training institute in Maharashtra, the composite structure of the academy also includes various State-level Institute and subject-specific thematic Centres of excellence.

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra is also the Chief Patron of the Academy with the Minister for Rural Development as the Vice Patron. The Chief Secretary to the Government of Maharashtra (GoM) is the President of the Board of Governors (see composition). A senior IAS officer, usually of Principal Secretary rank, designated as the Director General, leads the academy. The annual programmes and activities of the Academy is monitored and reviewed by the Executive Committee (see composition), chaired by the Director General.

The faculty, officers and staff of the academy include a core team, officers on deputation and experts and advisors on tenure-based appointments. Academic, administrative, financial and facilitative wings enable the activities of the Academy. The various training programmes, workshops, seminars and research projects are made possible by the various institutes and centres at YASHADA.