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Advisor, Policy Advocacy, Livelihoods, Project Designing, and Management

Dr. Rakesh Malhotra holds the degrees of M.Sc. (Dairying); Ph.D. (Public Administration);  D. Lit. (Public Administration). He has experience of more than 37 years in the development sector through policy advocacy, strategic planning, project management, governance, vocational skills, financial inclusion, community institutions, capacity building, and research. He had the privilege of having worked as  – State Head, UNDP, Madhya Pradesh; Lead – Financial Literacy & Capacity Building in NRLM; Project Director, Rajasthan Grameen Aajevika Parishad, Rajasthan;  Head, Domestic Consulting Division of BASIX,  Managing Director of Rajasthan Mission for Livelihoods; and in NABARD and BIRD for more than 22 years. He is the Senior Visiting Faculty to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and also the Chairman of Innovations in Development and Empowerment Alternatives.


Institute for Pioneering Insightful Research and Edutech Private Limited