Abhijeet Sinha is serving as National Program Director of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) Program and Country Director at Advanced Services on Social & Administrative Reforms (ASSAR). Beginning his career as a corporate banker and financial consultant, Abhijeet later stepped in the field of business consulting incubating grass-root Start-ups for getting support from national and global organisations.
With his experience in delivering strategic level policy and financial advice, he further served as Program Director at ASSAR in Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) across India, Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Maldives. Extending his services to other international organisations, he worked with UNDP India, UNICEF India, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CARIAA, IDRC, CRDI, Red Cross - Red Crescent, Universities of Cape Town, Ghana, Nairobi, East Anglia, Nambia and Department for International Development UK-AIDs in varied projects. Read More
"It was my utmost pleasure to be involved in hiring Abhijeet at Wipro Infocom .He is a well-networked professional of his region with all-round skills."
Abhijeet has detailed knowledge of his vertical and capability to structure dynamic product offering to clients. I found him responsible, responsive and innovative. He was quick on understanding of client requirements, effective and thorough in his product designs and effective in his client communications that makes him a tough competitor & strong negotiator.
Abhijeet was heading the FIG -Corporate Banking for IndusInd Bank Ltd earlier being Corporate Liabilities in Bihar,Jharkhand and Orissa. With his suberb negotiation and relationship skills,he almost single handedly gave IndusInd Bank exponential growth in the state of Orissa and fantastic kick-start in Bihar and Jharkhand
" I met Abhijeet during a project for especially abled children by Deaf Society in Noida and understood despite of being occupied we all can definetely spare some time for good and actually can bring some change".
Role of Science and Technology in Ease of Doing Business (EODB) and economic growth is not a onetime activity but a continuous process that goes on and gets improvised with every passing minute. Our designing and scopes must be in such a way that it should reflect our thought process to develop Uttar Pradesh in a way that's never seen before. My whole hearted wishes and support on EODB Uttar Pradesh Program. I trust Advance Services on Social & Administrative Reform (ASSAR) abilities and have full faith on the initiatives that ASSAR has taken. My best wishes to all participants, stakeholders & organizations joining EODB UP program at Lucknow , Varanasi, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Agra & Kanpur.
While it is true that many of the world’s leading social innovation ideas such as cash transfer, phone based financial inclusiveness, universal basic income etc. do not come from India, the country has all the right ingredients to climb up the ladder. If educational policies could be more flexible, i.e. based on learning levels, rather than class and age differentiation, learning outcomes are higher. You have to teach children what they need to know and what they are supposed to know.
Greater digitization of manufacturing means that future manufacturing will be smart, safe and integrated. Indian companies should access global markets for better performance. Greater standardization and push towards innovation with excellent incubator centers and research parks with industry-academia linkages will need to be pursued.
Market friendly schemes such as removing airport and navigation charges, reducing ATF taxes, making routes exclusive for 3 years etc would incentivize carrers. The Ministry is also working on lessons to reduce risk premium. Provided that other taxes are paid, ATF taxes can be reduced. An estimated Rs. 3 lakh crores are required for augmenting airport capacity.
Passenger and rail freight traffic has increased substantially over the years but railway infrastructure has not. It is for this reason that the Railways is trying to expand its network significantly. Dedicated Freight Corridor coming up between Delhi and Mumbai would help bifurcate passenger and freight traffic in this segment.