Facts about Dr Rajiv Kumar

Here is a background of eminent Indian economist, Dr Rajiv Kumar, who discusses price-rise and ways to rescue the falling Indian currency on Bharat Bhagya Vidhata.

Last Updated: Sep 02, 2013, 18:14 PM IST

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Here is a background of eminent Indian economist, Dr Rajiv Kumar, who discusses price-rise and ways to rescue the falling Indian currency on Bharat Bhagya Vidhata.
  • He joined the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) as Director General in October 2010.
  • Subsequently he became the Secretary general of FICCI in 2011.
  • Prior to FICCI, he was the Director and Chief Executive of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).
  • Dr Kumar was a Research Fellow at ICRIER in 1982-1987.
  • He was a professor at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade during 1987-1989.
  • Dr Kumar was a member of the Government of India`s National Security Advisory Board for 2006-2008.
  • Dr Kumar joined the Asian Development Bank, in Manila, and assumed several positions during his ten-year-term.
  • He is presently a member of the International Board of the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies & Research Centre (KAPSARC), Riyadh.

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