Dr. Jayanta Bagchi was a distinguished member of the Indian Administrative Services & held several important and critical positions. He was also awarded Padmashree for his meritorious services in 1973. The author has served on important positions in the Government of India and retired as Secretary, Ministry of Steel. He has to his credit an experience of over 15 years in various Ministries like Commerce, Textiles and Steel. He has travelled widely and worked on important assignments in FAO, ESCAP, ITC and UNCTAD. In this book efforts have been made to capture the various experiences that he gained as Sub Divisional Officer, Dev. Commissioner in the State of Assam/Meghalaya, as Joint Secretary in the Government of India, Additional Secretary, Chairman, STC and Designated Authority for Anti Dumping. This autobiography is a brief document drawn up to capture the personality aspects of Dr. Bagchi right from his young days in Calcutta till his getting into the Indian Administrative Services and then onwards. Special attention has been given to make sure that events are captured properly and a synopsis is given of the entire issues. His autobiography, it is hoped, will give new insight people planning to chart out their path in life.