D. S. Joshi

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Dattatraya Shridhar Joshi (born 11 October 1908, date of death unknown)[1] was an Indian Civil Service of 1933 batch.[2] He served as the 9th Cabinet Secretary of India from 27 June 1966 to 31 December 1968.[3] Joshi belongs to Deshastha Rigvedi Brahmin community.[4]

He was awarded Padma Vibhushan, second highest civilian honour of India by the President of India, in 1969.[5]


  1. ^ Who's who in India. Guide Publications. 1986. p. 191.
  2. ^ All India Civil List. Published under the authority of the Government of India by the Associated Advertisers & Printers. 1968. p. 580.
  3. ^ "Cabinet Secretaries Since 1950". Cabinet Secretary, Government of India portal. Archived from the original on 2010-03-10. Retrieved 2014-03-05.
  4. ^ History of Services, State of Bombay, Part 1. Printed at the Government Central Press. 1949. p. 109.
  5. ^ "Padma Awards Directory (1954–2013)" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 15, 2014. Retrieved 29 August 2014.