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Mr. Azmat Ali Ranjha
Mr. Azmat Ali Ranjha is the Rector of National School of Public Policy (NSPP), Pakistan’s premier institute for training and capacity building of senior ranking public servants. He is a career Civil Servant from the Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS). During his thirty five years with the Government, Mr. Ranjha has worked on several key administrative positions including Federal Secretary Commerce and Information Technology & Telecom, Secretary Agriculture and Finance, Government of the Punjab. He has also served as Consul General of Pakistan in Hong Kong and Pakistan’s Trade Minister in Washington DC. He joined NSPP as Rector on 21st April, 2017.

Mr. Ranjha has Masters degrees in English literature and Public Administration.

Dr. Shujat Ali.

Dr. Shujat Ali is the Dean of National Management College Lahore, an Integral Unit of National School of Public Policy. He is responsible for planning and coordinating various training activities of National Management Wing and Senior Management Wing of the College. 
Dr. Shujat Ali has done his PhD, Economics from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada 2000 [Dissertation Title “Productivity Growth in Pakistan’s Agriculture:1960–1996]

He has served as Secretary to Government of Pakistan, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan, Special Secretary Finance Division, Government of Pakistan (March 2016 to Feb 2017)

Secretary, Industries, Commerce & Investment Department.
Dr. Shujat Ali has also worked as Senior Management Advisor (Finance) (UNDP TAMEER Project),
Joint Secretary (Economic Reforms Unit), Chief Economist, Member Planning and Development Board, Program Director, Punjab Public Resource Management Program (Planning and Development Board, Government of the Punjab).
His other assignments were as Additional Finance Secretary (Budget), Additional Secretary (Governors’ Secretariat, Government of the Punjab.
Dr. Shujat has served in the following capacities as well:

  1. Deputy Commissioner, Faisalabad District, 2000-2001.
  2. Deputy Commissioner, Bahawalnagar District, 1998-99.
  3. Economics Department, Simon Fraser University, 1994-96.
  4. Finance Department, Government of the Punjab, 1992-96.
  5. Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Lahore District, 1991-92.
  6. Government of North West Frontier Province, 1986-1989.
  7. Civil Services Academy, Lahore, Pakistan 1984-1986

He has professional membership of Pakistan Society of Development Economists

Dr. Muhammad Jamil Afaqi.
Dr. Afaqi is Chief Instructor of NMC an officer of the Pakistan Audit and Accounts Service. Over his 29 year career he has worked on various assignments in the Department of the Auditor General of Pakistan as well as in various federal ministries. In 2010 he was awarded Fulbright Scholarship for Ph.D. studies at George Mason University USA. His doctoral work involved an analysis of public policy from the perspective of culture. Earlier, in 1997 he did MBA (Finance) from Oxford Brookes University, UK.  Before joining NMC as Directing Staff he was working as Director General Audit Punjab. His earlier assignments included a  five year tenure with SMEDA as General Manager Policy and Planning and, another five years with PEPCO as Senior Financial Analyst and, later, as Director Performance Monitoring. During his association with SMEDA he also co-authored two books on the SME sector namely:  SME Sector-Genesis, Challenges and Prospects and, SMEDA: Journey Through the Decade- an Organizational Biography. In the course of his  career he has travelled to various countries of Europe, North America, East Asia, Middle East and South Asia.
Iqbal Mohammed Chauhan
Directing Staff

A senior officer of Pakistan Administrative Service with educational qualification in the fields of Medicine, Law and Management from Pakistan and abroad; served in Federal as well as Provincial Governments in diverse areas of Public Sector Management – field positing’s (in three Provinces), Secretarial Assignments and Projects Management.

Personal Information
Name:                         Iqbal Mohammed Chauhan
Father’s Name:           Sardar Mohammed Chauhan
Age/Date of Birth:      56 Years/20-02-1960

Contact Information
Home:                         092 42-36682310
Mobile:                        092 333-4262711
E-mail:                         imchohan@hotmail.com
Address:                      6 Zahoor Afridi Road Lahore Cantt. Pakistan

Training Received

Name of Course

Duration of Course

Name of Institution



Initial training on selection in Civil Service

Nov 1988

July 1989

Civil Service Academy, Lahore

DMG Specialized Training (Management)

July 1992

April 1993

Civil Service Academy, The Mall, Lahore

Senior Management Course

Mar 2012

July 2012

Senior Management College, National School of Public Policy, Lahore

National Management Course 

Aug 2015

Jan 2016

National Management College, National School of Public Policy, Lahore

Work History

Assignments Held with Grade


Name of Department /Organization



Assistant Commissioner/SDMBS-17

Govt. of Sindh

April, 1993

December, 1994

Assistant Commissioner/SDMBS-17

Govt. of Baluchistan

January, 1995

December, 1997

Regional Director

Prime Minister’s Literacy Commission

December, 1997

January, 2000

Deputy Secretary S&GAD

S&GAD Government of Punjab

December, 2002

December, 2003

Joint Director Program

Civil Services Academy Walton Campus, Lahore

December, 2003

August, 2004

Director Administration

New Murree Development Authority 

August, 2004

January, 2008

Additional Secretary

Govt. Punjab E&T Department

October, 2011

August, 2012

Special Secretary

Govt. of Punjab Higher Education Department

August, 2012

February, 2013

Special Secretary

Govt. of Punjab Agriculture Department 

February, 2013

April, 2013

Commissioner Sargodha Division

Govt. of Punjab

April, 2013

January, 2014

Member P&D Board

Govt. of Punjab

February, 2014

July, 2014

Secretary Environment

Govt. of Punjab

July, 2014

Oct, 2016

Member BOR, Punjab

Govt. of Punjab

Oct, 2016

Feb, 2017

Managing Director (Admin) WAPDA

Govt. of Punjab

Feb, 2017

April, 2017





Year Completed


Medicine and Surgery

Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore



Civil, Criminal, Other Laws

University of Punjab Lahore



Major in International Business

Griffith University Australia


Master of Law (LLM)

International Business Law

McGill University Canada


Mr. Sajid Siddique.
Mr. Sajid Siddique joined the erstwhile District Management Group in 1991. Before joining the erstwhile DMG he served as an officer of Audit and Accounts Group in different capacities. He has served in two provinces; Baluchistan and Punjab, as well as in Federal Government. He served as Assistant Commissioner in different sub-divisions of Baluchistan. In Punjab he was posted in different departments and organizations including S&GAD, Finance Department, CM Secretariat, City District Government Lahore, Punjab Municipal Development Fund Company. In the Federal Government he served in Finance Division, Ministry of Local Government, and Human Rights Division, and National Fertilizer Marketing Ltd. He joined NSPP in March 2017 as Directing Staff. He currently holds the charge of Training & Coordination Wing of NMW. He earned MSc in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries from LSE UK, and MBA from Said Business School, University of Oxford UK. His areas of interest are Public Policy, Local Governments and service delivery, and Public Financial Management.


Capt. Saeed Ahmad Nawaz (Reted)
Directing Staff
Mr. Faisla Shahkar
Directing Staff