Vijay Nehra

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Template:Essay-like Vijay Nehra is an IAS officer of 2001 batch.[1] He is currently working as municipal commissioner of Amdavad Municipal Corporation since July 2018.[2] Before Ahmedabad Mr. Nehra has worked as collector of Vadodara[3] & Rajkot.[4]


Nehra is holding MSc (Chemistry)[5] degree and he is also holding masters degree from Goldman School of Public Policy, Berkeley, California.[6]


Nehra was part of Narendra Modi's core team when Modi was Chief Minister of Gujarat.[7] He was transferred as the joint secretary (law and order) in the home department with additional charge of joint secretary in the CMO. Later, his position was re-designated as additional secretary to the government in the CMO.[8]

Municipal commissionaire Ahmadabad

Since 2018, he has taken many step to improve life style of the people of Ahmedabad. Some of the initiatives are listed below.

Ganesh Visarjan

In September 2019, Amdavad Municipal Corporation had created 61 artificial ponds[9] for Ganesh Visarjan. People choose artificial ponds over Sabarmati River for Ganesh Visarjan.[10][11][12]


  1. 13 Jul, TNN | Updated:; 2018; Ist, 6:33. "21 IAS officers shifted, Nehra new municipal chief | Ahmedabad News". 
  2. Correspondent, dna (13 July 2018). "21 IAS officers shifted; Vijay Nehra is AMC chief, AM Tiwari is home secy". 
  3. Gaikwad, Rahi (7 May 2014). "The men who rule Modi's Gujarat". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. 
  4. 13 Jul, Ahmedabad Mirror | Updated:; 2018; Ist, 09:05. "Nehra is Ahmedabad's new municipal chief". 
  5. "Indian Administrative Service | Cadres Operated by GAD | General Administration Department (Personnel Division), Govt. of Gujarat". 
  6. 13 Jul, Ahmedabad Mirror | Updated:; 2018; Ist, 09:05. "Nehra is Ahmedabad's new municipal chief". 
  7. Bhattacharya, D. P. (25 April 2014). "Meet Narendra Modi's core team of four bureaucrats who drive the Modi-machine". The Economic Times. 
  8. "Will Narendra Modi's Core Team of Bureaucrats Join the PM's Office?". 
  9. 5 Sep, Ahmedabad Mirror | Updated:; 2019; Ist, 06:14. "Vigna in Visarjan: Not many artificial ponds". 
  10. Panda, Sushmita (13 September 2019). "Eco friendly-Vinayak Chathurthi: People choose artificial ponds over Sabarmati river for Ganesh Visarjan". 
  11. mahesh.parimal (13 September 2019). "इतिहास में पहली बार साबरमती से विसर्जन का विघ्न हुआ दूर" (in hi). 
  12. "Ganesh visharjan: 61 कुंडों में पचास हजार मूर्तियों का विसर्जन" (in hindi).