Dr (Mrs) Paramita Dasgupta took charge as Director General (I/c), Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad on 16th March, 2016. 

Paramita Dasgupta was EFMD Research Fellow at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands, working on issues relating to Indo-EU trade. She has postdoctoral research experience at the Department of Economics, Harvard University, USA, where she worked on issues relating to employment and income in macroeconomics. She was trained on the area of Management of Change at Birmingham in UK.

Prior to joining ASCI, she was with the Centre of Economic & Social Studies, Hyderabad. In the area of management development programmes, Dr. Dasgupta has designed and conducted international programmes in collaboration with the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore; Public Administration Leadership and Management Academy (PALAMA), South Africa; The World Bank Institute, Washington D.C. and the Department of International Development (DFID), U.K. for government officials and senior managers in areas including international business, management of change, good governance & administration and issues pertaining to general management. She was instrumental in conducting several management development programmes for Officers of the Indian Administrative Service, senior executives/managers of public and private sector organisations and scientists focusing on WTO and its implications, intellectual property rights, international trade, international business, management of change in organisations and national economic management.

She has led several consultancy and research assignments sponsored by Government of India and State Governments as well as international organizations including the Delegation of the European Commission, UNCTAD and the World Bank. Dr. Dasgupta has published an edited book entitled “WTO at the Crossroads” and several research papers in leading journals. She was the Executive Editor of the ASCI Journal of Management and has served as a Consultant-in personal capacity to UNDP.

Her areas of academic interest include WTO Negotiations and Related Issues, International Trade, Competition Policy, Trade Liberalisation and its Impact on Developing Countries and Industrial Policy and Development.

Dr. Paramita Das Gupta,

Director General(I/c),

Administrative Staff College of India,Bella Vista, Raj Bhavan Road,

Hyderabad 500 082.


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