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Dr. Amiya Chandra
Development Commissioner Adani Ports & SEZ, Mundra
'An OOH Journey – Why the book'
Dr Amiya Chandra, currently the Development Commissioner, Adani Ports & SEZ, Mundra, is a multi-faceted civil servant with deep knowledge and experience in public affairs, monitoring of mega projects, city management, outdoor advertising & parking policies, sanitation & urban unorganised sectors, legislative & parliamentary affairs, international trade, labour policy & reforms, sports administration & promotion, and arts, aesthetics and culture. During his stint with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) as Officer on Special Duty in charge of Outdoor Advertisement, Parking, Sanitation, he played an instrumental role in framing the Outdoor Advertisement Policy for Delhi which was approved by the full Bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, overruling its own decision and the decision of Hon’ble High Court of Delhi.
Amiya has worked on a landmark book on Indian OOH advertising which will be released soon. He has a PhD in Central Asian Studies from School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and has authored several books.