Dr. Kirit Shantilal Parikh is the Chairman, Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe), New Delhi and former Member, Planning Commission, Government of India. He is Former (Founder) Director (Vice Chancellor), Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai – An Advanced Research Institute. He was honoured with Padma Bushan (third-highest Civilian Award) by the President of India in March 2009. And he has a Doctor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master’s Degree Economics from MIT, USA.
Dr. Kirit Shantilal Parikh
Member, India advisory group