Indra Badan Jha

Associate Fellow

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Indra Badan Jha is an associate fellow at ORF, New Delhi. His research focuses primarily on contemporary domestic and global economic issues including fiscal policy framework for building resilient economy, policy issues in development sector like health and education, global economic developments and its impact on India, etc.

Indra holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Delhi School of Economics and a double-majors Bachelor’s degree in Economics & Statistics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. He has worked as an Analytics Consultant for over a year prior to joining ORF. He reports to Mr. N.K. Singh, former Rajya Sabha MP, Revenue Secretary and Chairman, FRBM Review Committee.


  • Macroeconomics
  • Current Economic Issues

Past Position(s)

  • Assistant Manager, Banking and Financial Services Division, EXL
  • Intern, Product Management and Innovations Team, Absolutdata


  • M.A. (Economics), Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi
  • B.A. (Economics and Statistics), St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

Language Fluency

  • Hindi
  • English