Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya, Director, Government Affairs, HP India, President, Center for Digital Economy Policy Research, Adjunct Faculty, IIT-Delhi, Center for e-Governance

  • Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya
    President, Centre for Digital Economy Policy Research,
    Adjunct Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
    Vice President, Institute of Open Technology and Applications,
    Government of West Bengal

    Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya is a noted e-Governance expert and is President, Centre for Digital Economy Policy Research (C-DEP). Dr. Bhattacharya is also Adjunct Professor at IIT Delhi, and Vice President of Institute of  Open Technology and Applications (IOTA), Government of West Bengal. He has been responsible for the creation of the next generation of solutions for governments, based on open standards. Dr. Bhattacharya advises governments on e-governance strategies. He is an Advisor to the e-Governance Center of Excellence of Sri Lanka that is under the President’s office and has been conducting training for ADB institute in Tokyo on Public Expenditure Management and has helped World Bank develop curriculum for their e-Leadership program. He also delivers invited lectures at INSEAD Singapore campus, IIT Roorkee and at IIM Calcutta. Dr. Bhattacharya has developed business models and strategies for leading companies in the IT, media and computer hardware industries. He has numerous research papers to his credit in leading journals and conferences. He is the co-author of the first book on e-Governance in India, ‘Government On-line –Opportunities and Challenges’, published by McGraw Hill and released by the Honourable President of  India, Shri Abdul Kalam. He is also the author of the first book on Privacy Middleware in the world. His latest book is on e-Gov2.0 which was released by the Honourable Minister for IT and Communications, Shri Kapil Sibal. This book is the first book on e-governance in India. Dr. Bhattacharya did his PhD from Department of Computer Science and Engineering IIT Delhi, MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and B.,Tech in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He is also in the Board of Directors of FICCI and in the Executive Committee of MAIT.

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