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Chandrika Prasad Srivastava

Chandrika Prasad Srivastava KCMG, ComIH, IAS (Retd.)[1] (8 July 1920 – 22 July 2013) was a retired Indian civil servant, international administrator and diplomat.


  • Biography 1
  • Awards 2
    • Academic honours 2.1
    • National honours 2.2
    • Other state honours 2.3
    • From organisations 2.4
  • Family 3
  • Relationship to Sahaja Yoga 4
  • References 5
  • Bibliography 6
  • External links 7


C.P. Srivastava was born on 8 July 1920 and was educated in Lucknow, India (BA, MA, LLB). He started his career as a civil servant in India, entering the Indian Administrative Service, becoming a Joint Secretary to the Indian Prime Minister's office from 1964–1966, during the premiership of Lal Bahadur Shastri.

C.P. Srivastava became the first chief executive of the

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External links

  • C.P. Srivastava, Lal Bahadur Shastri: a life of truth in politics (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1995) ISBN 0-19-563499-3
  • C.P. Srivastava, Corruption: India's enemy within (New Delhi: Macmillan India, 2001) ISBN 0-333-93531-4
  • C.P. Srivastava, Speech in Sydney, Australia (2006)


  1. ^ C.P. Srivastava
  2. ^ Legends
  3. ^ Europe Intelligence Wire 29-JUN-06
  4. ^ Europe Intelligence Wire 03-JUN-03
  5. ^ About the University – Honorary Graduates of the University
  6. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  7. ^ Award Presented To C. P. Srivastava by President Of India
  8. ^ "International Maritime Prize".  
  9. ^ a b Shri Mataji's Husband Sir C.P. Srivastava
  10. ^ Portraits of former IMO Secretaries-General unveiled
  11. ^ Ascent to the Divine: Himalaya Kailasa-Manasarovar in Scripture, Art and Thought


C.P. Srivastava practised [9]

Relationship to Sahaja Yoga

The couple had two daughters, Kalpana Srivastava[10] and Sadhana Varma.[11]

C.P. Srivastava was married to [9]


  • Gold Mercury International Award Ad Personam – 1984
  • Award, Seatrade Academy – 1988
  • Silver Medal of Honour of Malmo, Sweden – 1988
  • In 1991, he received the [8]

From organisations

Other state honours

  • Padma Bhushan in 1972 in recognition of his contributions to establishing one of the most successful public sector undertakings in India.[6]
  • In 2005 he received the 2004 Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration and Management Sciences[7] by the then President of India, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
  • In 2009, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian award, by the President of India.

National honours

  • In 1987 he was named an honorary graduate by the University of Wales[5]
  • Honorary LL.D from Bhopal (1984) and from Malta (1988)

Academic honours


[4][3] which was founded in 1983 to address a pressing need for maritime professionals in the developing world.World Maritime University He was also the first Chancellor of the Sweden-based [2]

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