India has around 5000 IAS officers. Jyoti Kalash is one of those 5000 VIPs. 5000 IAS officers sounds a very small number to administer a large and populous country like India. To become an IAS officer is considered to be great achievement in India, it is a matter of great respect for the family to whom IAS officer belongs.
Presently posted in Delhi, Jyoti Kalash has been known for his multifaceted character. He is a passionate rally driver, represented India twice in ASEAN Car Rally, and he is also fond of acting and did several short roles in Bhojpuri and Bollywood movies.
Jyoti Kalash IAS was promoted to Additional Chief Secretary rank in cadre. Among the 1990 batch IAS officers he became the first to get ACS rank in cadre.
Jyoti Kalash has a twin brother Amrit Kalash who is also having a great post in Rajasthan. Ravindra Rajhans, father of Jyoti and Amrit is a renowned poet and Padma Shri Awardee (2009).