Mr. Farasat Iqbal
Secretary (I&C), S&GAD, Government of the Punjab
Mr. Farasat Iqbal is an officer of Pakistan Administrative Service and is currently serving as Secretary, (I&C), S&GA Department, Government of the Punjab.
He did his Masters from Government College, Lahore and his Post Graduate Diploma in Economics & Public Sector Management from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. He won the Fulbright Scholarship and obtained degree of Master of Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, USA in the year 2008.
He has previously served in the province of Sindh from 1998 to 2009 as Sub-Divisional Magistrate; Deputy Secretary (Cabinet), S&GA Department; and as Deputy Program Director and Program Director of various development projects. Since 2009, he has been serving Government of the Punjab in different capacities as Program Director, Health Sector Reforms Program; District Coordination Officer, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a Public Sector Company and as Member, Planning & Development Board.
He won “Chief Minister’s Innovation Hero Award’ in 2012 for his leadership role in developing an Android Based Monitoring System for Health Services at Primary and Secondary Healthcare levels in collaboration with International Growth Center of London School of Economics.