Shoaib Shaikh | KMNN
Bangalore. July 7, 2012. Syed Zameer Pasha, an IAS officer who served Government of Karnataka in various capacities retired as Chief Secretary, Minorities Welfare Department on June 30.
Mr. Pasha has served as a District Collector of Kolar, Managing Director of BMTC, and Chief Secretary, Minorities Welfare Department. He was elevated to Indian Administrative Services in 1994.
Born in a poor family, Mr. Pasha obtained his elementary education at Government Urdu School. His formal English education began from class eight. He pursued his pre-university education from Al-Ameen College, Bangalore. Later he completed Bachelors in Science and also obtained a Master’s Degree in Law.
On his last day of service he recalled his journey right from childhood till the last days in office and said, “I am grateful to Allah that he gave me such a nice opportunity to serve people. I fulfilled the responsibility to the best of my ability.” He also encouraged the young generation to pursue Civil Services with full vigor.