State Information Commissioner



                                     Curriculum Vitae



Name                                     :  REV. DR. W. PONGSING KONYAK


Date of Birth                         :  December 22, 1956


Place of Birth                        : Kongan Village, Mon District, Nagaland.


Tribe                                      : Konyak Naga


Marital status                       : Married on December 27, 1980 and blessed with four children.


Educational Qualification   : Passed HSLC Examination from Govt High School, Dimapur in 1973 -74.


                                                  BA Degree from Dimapur College under North

                                                  Eastern Hills University in 1978.


                                                  BD Degree from Serampore University.


                                                  Doctor of Theology in Administration from Asia Baptist Graduate

                                                  Theological Seminary, Baguio City, Philippines

                                                  in 1995.


                                                   Diploma in Conflict Transformation from Eastern

                                                   Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

                                                   USA in 1998.


Professional Experiences    :  Served as Executive Secretary, Konyak Baptist

                                                  Association during 1981 to 1984.


                                                  Served as Associate General Secretary, Nagaland

                                                  Baptist Church Council during 1987 to 1988.


                                                  Served as General Secretary, Nagaland Baptist

                                                  Church Council during 1989 to 1988.


                                                  Served as Director of Development under Nagaland

                                                  Baptist Church Council during 1999 to 2005.


International Experiences    : Served as General Council member of the Asian

                                                  Baptist Federation and the Baptist World Alliance

                                                  during 1992 to 1998.


                                                 Served on the Human Right Commission of the

                                                 Baptist World Alliance.


                                                  Served as Assistant Director, Medical Ministry

                                                  International during 2002 2005.


                                                 Participated in number of International Conferences,

                                                 Seminars, and Workshops on Peace, Conflict

                                                 Resolution, Human Rights, and Development

                                                 representing Nagaland, India.  


Present position                    :  Serving as State Information Commissioner,




Books Authored                    :  Basic Administration, 1995.

                                                   Expanding Peace Making Horizon, 2004


Mailing address                    :  Nagaland Information Commission

                                                   P.O. Box - 148

                                                   Old Secretariat Complex

                                                   Kohima- 797001, Nagaland


                                                   Phone:  0370 -2800928

                                                                0370 - 2290654 (0)