Shri Nilmadhab Mohanty
IAS (Retd), Honorary Senior Fellow
Nilmadhab Mohanty was educated at the Ravenshaw College, Cuttack and the Allahabad University in India and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. He has been a career civil servant and worked for the state (Odisha) and federal governments in India and the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) in the South Pacific. He ended his national civil service career as the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Government of India when he was also the chair of the country???s Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). He then worked for about a decade in top management positions of the Vienna-based United Nations specialized agency, UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organisation), first as its Managing Director and then as the Principal Adviser to the organization???s Director General. He is now with the policy-think tank, the Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID), New Delhi, as Honorary Senior Fellow.