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Radhakrishna Lutchmana Padayachie

South Africa

Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration

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Created: 14th May 2009
Modified: 14th May 2009
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Government of South Africa
Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration
Working primarily in:
South Africa

Biographical Information
Radhakrishna Lutchmana Padayachie
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: May/1/1950
Gender: male
Place of Origin: South Africa

Current Positions

    * Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration of the Republic of South Africa since 11 May 2009.

Academic Qualifications

    * Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Durban-Westville.
    * Masters of Science degree from University of London.

Career/Memberships/Positions/Other Activities

    * Undertook consultancy work as a Business Development Specialist and Economic and Business Development advisor/consultant to small, medium and micro enterprises (1999 - 2004).
    * Between 1980 to 1999 the Deputy Minister was involved in the following fields:
    * Development Director at Community Education Development Trust (1980).
    * Trustee of the Transitional National Development Trust (TNDT) serving on its Audit and Finance Committees and its Policy Advisory Group for the establishment of the National Development Agency (NDA).
    * Research chemist at Shell Chemical (1979 - 1980).
    * Microbiologist at Reckitt and Colman (1976 - 1979).
    * Formulations chemist at Plascon Evans Paints (1974 - 1979).
    * Joined the African National Congress (ANC) (1972).
    * Served as Executive Member of the Natal Indian Congress.
    * Executive Committee member of the United Democratic Front in KwaZulu-Natal.
    * Member of ANC KwaZulu-Natal negotiating Team at Congress for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA).
    * Deputy Minister of Communications of the Republic of South Africa since (29 April 2004 - 10 May 2009).

Source: Deputy Ministry of Communications

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