Dr. P. R. Dubhashi had his career in the Indian Administrative Service over a span of thirty-five years. He has been an administrator with a difference. In addition to administrative assignments at all levels, he has headed four national institutions of training and research and has been a Vice-Chancellor of Goa University. He has authored several articles and books, which have been well reviewed. He has also served as Chairman or Member of several expert committees. He has visited several countries of the world and has served as a consultant to international agencies on development projects in different Asian countries.