Speakers  
 
 
Shri Vishal Kumar Dev
Chairman and Managing Director,
Odisha Industrial Infrastructure
Development Corporation

 

Vishal Dev graduated in 1990 with a degree in Computer Science & Engineering from the Indian Institute of technology, BHU, Varanasi and studied management at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, India. He worked for about 3 years with prestigious organisations in the Corporate Sector before joining the Indian Administrative Service in 1996.

He has handled a number of important assignments in the past including Municipal Commissioner, Cuttack; Collector & District Magistrate, Balasore; Director, IT, Government of Odisha; Managing Director, Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation; Municipal Commissioner, Bhubaneswar. His areas of interest include infrastructure development, Urban Management, Administrative Reforms and e-Governance.

He has recently completed a Masters Programme in “Governance and Development” from the University of Sussex, UK. At present, he is working as Vice Chairman, Bhubaneswar Development Authority and is also in-charge of Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation. Mr. Dev has lectured at various institutes and universities in India.