People

ORF brings together leading and young experts from the government, academia, business and civil society circles across the world who provide high-quality research, recommendations and analysis on a wide range of policy matters.

N. K. Singh

Mr. Singh did M.A. (Economics) from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University. He was a Professor of Economics in St. Stephen's College, Delhi. Former Special Assistant to Union Commerce Ministers, Undersecretary /Deputy Secretary, Trade Policy Division, Ministry of Commerce, 1981 to 1985, Mini>>

Nandan Unnikrishnan

Nandan Unnikrishnan is a Vice President and Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. He joined ORF in 2004. He looks after the Eurasia Programme of Studies. An alumnus of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), he began his career as a journalist with the Press Trust of India (PTI). >>

Nikhil Raymond Puri

Nikhil Puri is an independent researcher and risk analyst. His research interests include religious education and state-led madrasa reform efforts, militant radicalisation and disengagement, and threats to business continuity in South Asia. Dr. Puri has conducted extensive fieldwork across India and>>

Nikhila Natarajan

Nikhila Natarajan is a Visiting Fellow at ORF. She works as Senior Editor with Firstpost/ Network 18 and specialises in avant-garde video stories on niche social media platforms. A global editorial resource, Nikhila, a British Chevening scholar, has worked in print, broadcast and now gone totally>>

Nilanjan Ghosh

Nilanjan Ghosh is Senior Fellow (Professor) and Head of Economics with the Economy and Development Programme at ORF Kolkata. He is also Senior Economic Advisor at the World Wide Fund for Nature, New Delhi.

Niranjan Sahoo

Niranjan Sahoo, PhD, is a Senior Fellow with ORF’s Governance and Politics Initiative. With years of expertise in governance and public policy, he now anchors studies and programmes on democracy, human rights, federalism, electoral reforms (particularly issues related to political funding), and cr>>

Nisha Verma

Ms. Nisha did M.Lib, B. Lib and B.Sc. from Jammu University in the year 2001. During the M.Lib Sc course, the subject of her dissertation was application of Information Technology in the library of the Regional Research Laboratory (CSIR), Jammu.