KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Chief Guest

Dr Sukhbir Singh Sandhu

IAS, Chairman, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)

Dr Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, IAS (UK:1988) took charge as Chairman, National Highways Authority of India w.e.f. 28.10.2019 (FN). Prior to joining as Chairman, NHAI, Dr Sukhbir Singh Sandhu served as Additional Secretary in the Department of Higher Education, Government of India where he looked after Technical Education, which includes IITs, NITs, IIITs, SPAs, Teacher Education Quality Improvement Programme – a World Bank project and also was Chief Vigilance Officer of Ministry of Human Resource Development.

He joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1988, and has served in various positions in the Government of Uttrakhand, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Government of Punjab. He has worked in the several areas including State Roads, Infrastructure development, PPP Projects, Finance, Urban Development, Environment, Health & Family Welfare, Tourism, Revenue Administration, Rural Development, Power, New & Renewable Energy, Information Technology, Industries and Science & Technology.

He is a Medical Graduate (MBBS) from Government Medical College, Amritsar, has Master’s Degree in History and is also a Law Graduate.

Dr Sandhu has interest in trekking and mountaineering and had scaled Black Peak (22,000 feet) in Uttarkashi District, Uttarakhand.

He has been a regular speaker at LBSNAA, Mussoorie and had also delivered a talk on ‘De-stressing Indian Cities’ at Harvard Business School, Boston, U.S.A, on invitation. He also published papers on ‘Urban Reforms’ and ‘Municipal Management and Capacity Building’. Dr Sandhu was conferred President of India Medal in recognition of his services as Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana, Punjab.

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