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Nidhi is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of 2001 batch. Her present posting is in Nainital as District Magistrate and District Collectorate. Prior to this, she held the post of Additional Secretary & Project Director (ADB), Urban Development Department. Nidhi held roles of District Magistrate of Almora and she was Chief Development Officer of Nainital District for about two years. She also worked in the Manipur Government as SDM/ADM looking at the law and administration of different districts. Nidhi is especially interested in development of the poor through self help groups and NGOs, adopting the participatory development model. She is also interested in the holistic development of women and children in terms of their education, health and economic needs. Nidhi holds a Masters degree in Political Science and History from Gorakhpur University and also holds an M.Phil in International Politics from JNU, New Delhi. She is a Fellow of Second Wave Class under the Aspen India's Leadership Initiative.