Meet the Artist (MTA) is a permanent in-house program of JDCA, where invited artists, craft persons or scholars through their illustrated presentations create an appreciation of all forms of visual art. 

Since 2001, 249such MTAs have taken place on the second Saturday of every month. Currently, our session is in collaboration with the India International Centre, New Delhi and are online. 

252 Meet the Artist Programme

Nodal Officer, Bihar Museum
& Advisor to Chief Minister of Bihar

Anjani Kumar Singh
on Making of Bihar Museum

at 6 pm, Saturday, 8 January 2022

Anjani Kumar Singh

Anjani Kumar Singh, IAS has helped create the iconic Bihar Museum in Bihar, which has set the benchmark for other states to emulate. Mr Singh is the president of the Bihar Museum. In the two years since its inauguration, the museum was getting a footfall of over 1,00,000 visitors a month, till the pandemic. Anjani Kumar Singh is a 1981 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer. He holds a post-graduate degree in Geography and an MBA from Australia and has served the Government of Bihar and the Government of India in various positions. He worked as District Magistrate of Vaishali and Santhal Pargana districts and was Divisional Commissioner for Tirhut and Purnia divisions. He was Secretary of Education Department, Art Culture & Youth Department, Agriculture Department etc. In the Government of India, he worked in the Ministry of Human Resource Development and in the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. He was principal secretary to the Chief Minister of Bihar and retired as Chief Secretary of Bihar.