Description: Government and Policy
Profile: The expert is a Consulting Editor with the Business Standard newspaper. He is also a Consultant (energy sector and governance) at RIS, the think tank which works closely with the ministries of external affairs, finance and commerce. His areas of interest include public policy, especially regulatory issues, finance and energy issues. He is in the Adjunct Faculty of OP Jindal Global University teaching Economics. His latest book Indiaï¿½s Coal Story, traces how India coal reserves was at the centre of a major political scandal that nearly sent a Prime Minister to jail. His earlier book was Special Economic Zones in India; Myths and Realities(co-authored). He has worked in the Govt of India having joined it through the civil services examination (IIS-Group A) and has since moved to The Economic Times, Indian Express and Financial Express newspapers. He appears on television channels regularly for business news programmes and holds sessions with institutional investors. He did his Masters in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University and his under graduate studies in Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University.