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Zahid Mumtaz

Qualifications

Master of Public Policy in Social Policy Australian National University
Master in Political Science University of Punjab, Pakistan
Bachelor of Science, Pakistan

Contact details

Zahid Mumtaz is a PhD candidate at the Crawford School Of Public Policy. He is a career civil servant from Pakistan and has held important portfolios such as Additional Secretary of provincial Energy Department, Additional District Collector of a District, Deputy Secretary of provincial Education Department and Personal Staff officer to the Deputy prime minister of country. Apart from diverse professional experience he holds a master’s degree in political science from Pakistan and a master degree in public policy from ANU. He is the recipient of prestigious Awarded Australia Awards scholarship for master’s degree, ANU University Research Scholarship and ANU HDR Fee Merit Scholarship for PhD.His current research analyses the the consequences of informal social protection on a society.

PhD programme

Policy and Governance Program

Supervisor(s) and panel members

Topic title

Informal Social Protection and Poverty

Publications

Zahid Mumtaz and Peter Whiteford, Social safety nets in the development of welfare system in Pakistan: An analysis of Benazir Income Support Programme, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, volume 39, Issue 1

Scholarships and fellowships

ANU University Research Scholarship (International)
ANU HDR Fee Merit Scholarship
Awarded Australia Awards scholarship(2015-16)

Employment history

Zahid is a career public servant with a vast experience of field and desk jobs. He has held various important positions in the public sector such as:- Additional Secretary, Energy Department, Government of Punjab, Pakistan(2017-2018) Secretary Punjab Economic Research Institute, Planning and Development Department, Government of Punjab, Pakistan(2017) Additional District Collector & Administrator Municipal Corporation District Sahiwal, Punjab, Pakistan(2014) Deputy Secretary (Secondary Education) School Education Department, Government of Punjab, Pakistan(2013) Personal Staff officer to the Deputy prime minister of Pakistan(2012) Assistant Commissioner/ Sub Divisional Magistrate, District Diamer(2010-2011) Assistant Commissioner/ Sub Divisional Magistrate, Shigar, District Sakrdu(2008-09)

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132, Room 1.21
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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