Advisory Council

The Advisory Council comprises of:-

Renowned academicians from across the Globe.

Globally recognised Experts.

Innovation Gurus from Global StartUp Ecosystem.

Experts from State and Central Govt and it's Institutions

Govt. of India

Govt. of Bihar

DNS regional institute of Cooperative Management

Ministry of Cooperation

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park


Young Indians (CII)

Novedea Inc. (USA)


BIR Network



PSU Banks

  Advisory Council

The Advisory Council consists of Respectable people from Harvard, IIM-A, IIM-C, XLRI, IMT, SP Jain, Virginia Tech, Oxford, IIT-KGP, LSE, WEF, World Bank, Senior IAS officials from Govt. Dept., Retired Civil service officials and Officials from leading banks

Professor of Finance and Economics at XLRI Jamshedpur (India).

Dr.HK Pradhan is a Professor of Finance and Economics at XLRI Jamshedpur (India). He also served as the member of the Board of Governors & Chaired the Doctoral Programme. Presently a member of the Reserve Bank of India Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) on Money, Foreign Exchange and Government Securities Markets, an Independent Director of the SBI Mutual Fund, one of the top asset management companies in India. Dr.Pradhan is member of the Board of M-Cril Micro Credit Rating International Ltd, and Member of Index & Option Committee of the National Commodity and Derivative Exchange (NCDEX), Mumbai. Dr.Pradhan completed his education at Columbia University in the City of New York. He has specialized skill in Finance, Risk Management, Capital Management.

Kanwal Singh Chauhan
He was awarded India's fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri in 2019.

Padamshri Kanwal Singh Chauhan was raised in Aterna, a village in Sonipat district of Haryana. Chauhan began farming at the age of 15. In 1997 he began farming baby corn at a time when the main source of the vegetable was imports from Thailand at the price of ₹4000 per kg. He introduced baby corn to the region and began selling it at a price of ₹70 per kg. By 2009, he had expanded into the production of canned baby corn as well as exports. His business, which started as a one-man enterprise, grew to employ over 200 employees by 2019. He also established a fair price system for farmers growing mushroom, babycorn, sweetcorn and tomato.

Technical (Microfinance) Expert, UNDP (AMSCO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), LAPO

Dr. Singh is Technical (Microfinance) Expert, UNDP (AMSCO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), LAPO since May 2010. Previously he worked with Asian Development Bank, VAEWA/VESA and Volunteer Consulting Club. Dr. Singh completed his education at University of Oxford. Dr. Singh has Top management level extensive experience of about 20 years across Asia, Africa and Europe in the area of Finance, Strategy, and Management. He also work with Board of directors, Banks, Social Investors and Multilateral International Financial Institutions and handled Intuitional change management. He supervised and led terms of 5-400 international staff members.


Dr.Piyush Kumar Sinha completed his Ph.D. at Sardar Patel University. He joined Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad after a 20-year service in academics and industry. Prior to joining this Institute, he was the Dean at Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmadabad (MICA). He has also taught at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and XIM, Bhubaneswar. During his tenure in the corporate world he worked as a Marketing Manager for Gujarat Gas and Rasna. His area of research was Retailing, Shopping, and Point of Purchase Communication & Strategy Formulation for Media. He has several publications as papers, cases and books. His papers have been accepted for publication in international journals like the International Journal of Retail and Consumer Services, International Journal of Retail and Distribution.

MS and Masters of Philosophy in Physics and Biophysics

Professor Ratneshwar Lal received his MS and Masters of Philosophy in Physics and Biophysics from JNU in New Delhi and his Ph.D. in Neurobiology from the University of Alabama. After postdoctoral training at Caltech, he was a faculty member at the University of Chicago and the University of California at Santa Barbara. Before assuming his current position at UCSD, he was a Professor and the Director of the newly established Center of Nanomedicine at the University of Chicago. His current working Institution is University of California, San Diego in the department of Engineering.

Smita Purshottam

An Ex- Ambassador to Switzerland, she loves Bihar and guide BEA in Skill Development, Environment and Clean technology. She has been an expert in Defence Technology She is a Fellow from Harvard University and part of Global. Think Tank on Innovation and New Products.

Chief Scientist & Managing Partner | KIE Square Consulting

A PhD from IIM Ahmedabad, he is a Leader of Data Science in a Growing Organization with interest in Globalizing the Data Analytics footprint. About 15 years of experience in Data Analytics and Consulting across verticals for Fortune 500 Clients as well as in Revenue Linked Classified Areas for Worldwide Governments. He worked as Advisor to several ministries in Govt. of India and abroad and serves as Chief Scientist of KiE Square Consulting mainly based in New York and Gurgaon.

Rakesh Ranjan

Rakesh Ranjan is an IBM executive driving the emerging technology research and development for Data & AI organization for IBM Hybrid Cloud. He leads a large team of Data scientists, Machine Learning engineers and Data engineers who are working to solve complex business problems for IBM customers around the world. Rakesh is also an Adjunct professor of computer engineering at San Jose State University in California. He advises multiple start-up companies in bay area and brings academia and industry together using cutting edge research in cloud and AI technology. Rakesh is leading US Bay area chapter of BEA and setting up a center of excellence for AI in Patna.

Dr. Abhishek Anand Singh
Neuro Physician, Mentor and Investor, West Virginia, USA

Dr. Anand has been passionate about developing Bihar and it's youth with emerging technologies in Health and imbibing modern work processes. He is also bringing New Opportunities to BEA and the state both on Business and Culture domain.

Mr Bhupati Prasad Pandey
Former Additional Chief Secretary Govt of Maharashtra

Mr Bhupati Prasad Pandey, The Former Additional Chief Secretary Govt of Maharashtra, He is of 1976 batch. He is an alumnus of Patna University. Before joining IAS, He was an Executive Officer in Bokaro Steel Limited.

Mr Pandey carries vast experience in various infrastructure sectors, ports, power, environment, forest and most importantly employment and self-employment. He implemented a self-employment policy in Maharashtra which was applauded in the state legislature and gave a platform to youth and women to work for financial freedom. He has been quite keen to work on the strength of his experiences to channelling the energy of youth, migrant labour and women folk.

Member Board of Advisors at Rudra Investment

Promoting food security, family farmers, social enterprise in India and Mexico. Innovative Leader and Developer.Development Solutions. A stand for responsible policy-making. US/Mexico Antitrust and Regulatory Reform. LSE Political Economist. Mbr A New World of Opportunity - By 2025, London School of Economics and Political Science, Member, the Mexican Council on Foreign Affairs(COMEXI) at ConsejoMexicano de AsuntosInternacionales .

Associate at Dean Ventures at Washington D.C. Metro Area

DR. S.K. is Associate at Dean Ventures at Washington D.C. Metro Area since January 2014. He completed his education at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At MIT, he also worked as Research Assistant. There he Designed and fabricated a micro fluidic platform for carrying out a biochemical reaction called polymerase chain reaction. He also Investigated implementation of bench top biochemistry in a micro fluidic environment and developed a 3- dimensional, computationally efficient thermal fluidic model to capture the conjugated heat transport mechanisms in the micro fluidic platform. He works on Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning and working with Facebook.

Dr. Amrendra Kumar Ajay
Faculty, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, USA