Shri Anil Shastri son of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, second Prime Minister of India graduated in Economics from St. Stephen College, Delhi and did Advanced Management Programme from Ashridge Management College, U.K.
He has done General Management Programme from Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad and Business Management Programme from Tata Management Training Centre, Pune. He has served the corporate world for around two decades at very senior positions.
In 1989, he won the parliamentary election (Lok Sabha) and was appointed as Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. He has the vision of innovation in education. He is associated with various Educational and Social Institutions and their programmes. He is Chairman, Board of Governors, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management & Technology, Bareilly and also the Chairman, Board of Governors, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Technology & Management, Indore. He is General Secretary and Treasurer of Lal Bahadur Shastri Sewa Niketan, Delhi and Holding Trustee of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Memorial Trust, Delhi. He is President of Hindustani Chetna Manch, Delhi. Shri Shastri is actively involved in political activities of Indian National Congress as Special Invitee, Congress Working Committee and Chairman, Hindi Department. Shri Anil Shastri is widely traveled both in India and abroad.