Ms. Roop Rashi, (IA&AS)

    Textile Commissioner of India

 

         

Brief Biodata of Ms Roop Rashi

 

 

Ms. RoopRashi, Textile Commissioner belongs to 1994 Batch of IA&AS. She was Director General (Audit) with the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India prior to joining the Ministry of Textiles.

She worked as Secretary (Finance - Fiscal Reforms), Govt of Karnataka, Bengaluru facilitating Externally Aided Projects of World Bank and Asian Development Bank, financial inclusion, establishing Integrated Financial Management System (Khajanell), among others.As Director, she commissioned the activities of the Fiscal Policy Institute, Bangalore.

As a Board Director with Coffee Board of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, she led initiatives to develop the strengths of the commodity across the value chain in domestic as well as exportmarkets. She closely coordinated with the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA),Europe(SCAE),Japan (SCAJ),Australia and South Korea to strengthen the collaboration of Roasters and Planter Exporters to actualise Farm to Foreignconnect to create a niche space for the unique Coffees of India. Accordingly, she worked on the branding strategy with logos for the distinct Coffees of India. She was the Nodal Officer for India at the International Coffee Organisation (ICO). She participated in the International Coffee Conference 2010. She co-ordinated three India International Coffee Festivals & Conferences in India with about 400 International delegates. She developed and implemented value addition schemes for expansion of Domestic demand in order to create protective buffer for the producers against international market fluctuations.

She has led audit of United Nations Organisation, Food and Agriculture Organisation and Embassy Mission Audits in South East Asia.

She has traversed wide set of portfolios gaining experience from Policy and Execution in Development Administration (State Administration) as well as Policy Programme Implementation in the Commodity sector (Commerce Ministry, Govt. of India).