Published On: Tue, Apr 27th, 2010

Dr Sanjiv Misra Joins BSE Board

Dr. Sanjiv Misra, IAS (Retd) and former member of the 13th Finance Commission, Govt. of India, has joined the Bombay Stock Exchange Limited (BSE) as a Public Interest Director (PID) on the Board.

An alumnus of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and Delhi School of Economics, Dr. Misra completed his M.P.A. from John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, U.S.A. and Ph.D from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He combines his excellent academic background with wide policy experience at the highest levels in the federal government, especially in the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Petroleum and the Cabinet Secretariat. His main professional strengths are in the areas of strategic policy analysis, policy economics and analytics, petroleum economics, project appraisal and evaluation, and infrastructure development. He also has had wide executive experience in the government.

Prior to joining the Finance Commission as a member, Dr. Misra was Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Expenditure and the Department of Disinvestment in the Ministry of Finance, Addl. Secretary and Financial Adviser, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Jt. Secretary (ADB and Infrastructure), Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs, Jt. Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.

Dr. Misra has travelled extensively abroad and has represented India in various international conferences, seminars and negotiations. He was conferred the prestigious Lucius N Littauer Fellow Award of 1987 at Harvard University.

“I am delighted to be a part of the BSE Board at a time when the Indian Capital Market is poised for innovation and change. I look forward to contributing in a meaningful way for the growth of the organization and development of the Indian Capital Markets” said Dr. Misra.

“I welcome Dr. Misra to the BSE Board of Directors. His wide range of professional and academic experience will be a huge asset for the BSE,” said Mr. Madhu Kannan, Managing Director & CEO, BSE.

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