Historical Transect: a journey from a sleepy town to the U.N.
Responsibilities include total operational control of the company.
Senior Expert Macro-economic policy and development division and Nodal officer for food security in UNESCAP
Responsibilities included managing a multi-million, multi-year development intervention in the Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea) and providing technical inputs on food security issues to HPDD
Head of Asia Pacific Centre for Agricultural Engineering and Machinery, Beijing
Responsibilities included total operational control of the centre, undertake cutting edge level research on food security, plan and execute capacity building exercises on agricultural development
Regional Advisor on Poverty Reduction
Responsibilities included advising government on poverty reduction, monitoring and evaluation of development programs for member States of United Nations ESCAP, developing system for social accounting, social auditing and social accountability in developing countries of Asia and the Pacific, policy advocacy on behalf of United Nations ESCAP. (Regional Advisors were called Ambassadors of United Nations ESCAP) as appropriate.
Held additional responsibility of setting up Public-Private-Community Partnership Project in Tsunami Affected Areas of India
Chief Technical Advisor, Pro-poor Public Private Partnerships, Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific, Bangkok
Facilitating the establishment of and total co-ordination as also technical backstopping of a multi-sector (Bio-diversity, energy, health and water) multi-country project (in pro-poor Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand) and multi-million dollar public-private partnership project
Executive Director Development
Tracks in Research Training and Consultancy
Total operational management and direction of the company in India involving capacity building, research and evaluation of holistic projects in social development and sectoral projects on basic health, primary education, community based rehabilitation of people with disabilities, food security, off-farm income generation, and poverty alleviation. Clients included ADB, the World bank, UNDP, Care-India, Government of India and State Governments
Responsibilities included total management and direction of ACTIONAID India's programme in India involving:
In-Charge of China Programme (concurrent charge)
Professor Planning / Economics and Faculty Co-ordinator,
Centre for Micro-Planning and Regional Studies
Advisor Decentralization Planning Unit
Secretary to the Chairman, Managing Director and the Board of Directors
Development Banker in different capacities including Chief Officer and Chief Manager