The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Gupta, Sir Krishna Govinda
Gupta, Sir Krishna Govinda, C.S.I., (1909), K.C.S.I. (1911). Bar-at-Law, Member, India Council, London; b. Bhatpara, Dacca, 1851; e.s. of Kali Narayan Gupta; m. 1866, Prasannatara, d. of Nabin Chandra Das (d. 1908); educ: Mymensing Government School; Dacca College; London University College; joined I.C.S., 1873; Secretary, Board of Revenue, 1887; Commissioner of Excise, 1893; Divisional Commissioner, 1901; Member, Board of Revenue, 1904, (the first Indian to hold that appointment in all India); Member, Indian Excise Committee, 1905; on special duty in connection with the Fisheries of Bengal, 1906; deputed to Europe and America to carry on fishery investigation, 1907; nominated to the India Council, 1907; is one of the two Indians who were for the first time appointed to that office; called to Bar (Middle Temple). Address: India Office, Whitehall, S.W. Clubs: National Liberal; Calcutta.