Lal, Madhav
Executive Director Mr. Madhav Lal is the Executive Director at the Bharti Institute of Public Policy at ISB.
 
Before joining ISB, Mr. Lal had a long and illustrious career in the Indian Administrative Service, spanning 38 years. In the last five years of his career, he held top posts in the State and Central Government: as Chief Secretary of Jammu & Kashmir (2011-13) and as Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (2013-15). Earlier, he also served as Member (Finance and Administration) in the National Highway Authority of India and Deputy Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs (Ministry of Finance). From the year 2000 to 2005, he worked in post- conflict Kosovo as part of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission. Know more

Agnihotri, Chetna
Analyst Chetna Agnihotri is an Analyst with Bharti Institute of Public Policy at ISB. A lawyer by education, her areas of interest include International Law, Intellectual Property, and Research. She has been a gold medallist in her Bachelors of Law (B.A.LL.B) from Punjabi University, Patiala. She has a Masters in International & Comparative Laws from National University of Singapore. Previously, she has interned with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Consumers Association of Singapore, Laerdal Medical Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) and at District Courts (Patiala). She enjoys good humour, reading, writing and travelling.
Bisht, Mukesh
Analyst Mukesh is currently working as an Analyst in Bharti Institute, ISB. He has rich experience in Governance and Government affairs. Previously, he has worked with Government of India, Cabinet Secretariat, State Governments and District administration in the field of Performance Management primarily in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and public policy.  He has closely worked with Union Government Secretaries (Macro planning), middle level All India Civil Servants (Execution and M&E planning), State Government officers (Implementation and M&E) and field functionaries(Delivery level). As a professional, he has been involved in Consultancy,R&D, Training and Teaching activities. He is a post graduate in Public Administration, UGC NET qualified and level one ToT (Training of Trainers).His interests include swimming and reading books.   
Chakraborty, Amrita
Analyst
Before joining the Bharti Institute, Amrita was working as a Sr. Academic Associate (Teaching Assistant) in ISB for the Management and Executive Programmes. Her previous association with IIM Bangalore as an Intern introduced and equipped her to the research areas of Finance and Accounting and have been strengthened with her experience at ISB. Amrita's interests are in the areas of Corporate Governance, Initial Public Offerings, Financial Modelling & Investment research, Financial Analysis and Valuation. She holds an MBA in Finance from School of Management, KIIT University. She likes to play tunes on her Sitar when not working.
Das, Abhishek
Analyst
Abhishek is currently working as an Analyst with the Bharti Institute of Public Policy. He graduated with a MA (Diplomacy, Law & Business) from O.P. Jindal University’s School of International Affairs, prior to which he completed his BSc (Economics) from the Symbiosis School of Economics, Pune. In the past, he has interned with Oxfam India and the New Indian Express. He enjoys travelling, devouring different kind of cuisines, and making photographs.
Gupta, Himani
Associate
Himani is currently working as an Associate at Bharti Institute of Public Policy. She has two years of experience in lectureship and two years of experience as an IT Executive (Team Leader). She has done her B.Tech in Information & Technology from Kurukshetra University. She loves to face challenges and spend time with her family.
Kagade, Mandar
Analyst
A lawyer by training, Mandar graduated from the Government Law College, Mumbai in 2008 and obtained his LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law, New York in 2011 graduating with Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar Honors. Before joining the Bharti Institute of Public Policy, he practiced law with several law firms in Mumbai focusing on private equity transactions, infrastructure and general corporate law. When not working, he loves watching English movies by Quentin Tarantino, Coen Brothers and Scorsese, blogging and savoring cuisine and beer from different countries.
Nair, Divya
Senior Manager
Divya Nair is currently working with Bharti Institute as a Senior Manager. She primarily deals with coordination and project management, budgeting and data handling. She is a self-motivated administrative leader with over 16 years of extensive experience in administration and management. She is an expert in preparing expense reports, facility management, conference planning and organization. Ms. Nair holds a Masters degree in English Literature from Ambedkar University and another Masters in Education from Lucknow University. While not working, she enjoys spending time with her family & pets.
Sarangi, Anjora
Analyst
Anjora Sarangi has previously worked in research capacities at policy think tanks such as Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies with Members of Parliament and at the Delhi Policy Group on a gender project. She completed her MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics in 2014 and holds a BA (Hons.)  Political Science degree from Lady Shri Ram College in 2012. Anjora’s areas of interest are politics, gender justice, social and health policies. She loves to travel and is trained in Indian classical music.
Vij, Kavita
Manager
Kavita Vij is currently working as Manager – Travel & Administration at ISB. She has about 15 years of experience in Executive Support and Office Administration. Over the period, Kavita has developed expertise in travel planning, event management, administration, coordination and relationship building in the course of her work with organizations like IDFC, IL&FS Financial Services Ltd, Intrah Health, a mission of USAID,and The Oberoi Group. Ms. Vij holds a BA degree from the University of Delhi. She loves spending time with her kids and enjoys swimming in her leisure time.