Executive Record Sheet
Aakanksha Arora
Date of Birth : 1 Jun 1990
Gender : Female
Date of Entry into Service : 30 Nov -0001
Date of Superannuation : 31 May 2050
Mother Tongue : --Not Set--
Languages known : Hindi, English
Mode of Recruitment : Direct Recruitment
Present Grade : --Not Set--
Date of entry into present Grade : 1 Apr 2018
Present Posting : DEA
Present Designation : Deputy Director
Nature of post : Cadre
Domicile State : Delhi
Place of domicile : Delhi


Educational Qualifications
Degree University/Institution Subject/Subject of specialization Year of passing/completion Achievements
Graduation Kirorimal college, Delhi University Economics 2010
Post-Graduation Gokhale Institute, Pune Economics 2012
M. Phil
Post Doctoral


Whether Study leave has been availed by the Officer : No


Details of Posting in IES
Grade Designation Place of Posting Brief description of duties Date Total Time
JTS Assistant Director Economic Division ,DEA Work in the Macro Unit 8 Dec 2014 - 31 Mar 2018 3 Years, 3 Months, 22 Days Cadre
STS Deputy Director Economic Division, DEA 1 Apr 2018 - 08 Mar 2022
Till Date
3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Days Cadre


Personal/Study Leave (if any) :



Details of In Service training (Both Domestic and Foreign whether debarred from foreign training, if so, the details thereof) attended by the officer sponsored by the cadre.

Year Name of the training course Name of Institute Venue Period of Training
(in weeks)
2015 Early Warning Exercise International Monetary Fund Pune 1 week

Details of Training Programme attended by the officer sponsored by the Ministry/Department in which they were posted

Year Name of the training course Name of Institute Venue Period of Training
(in weeks)


Any specific area or subject where the officer would prefer to be trained, for current assignment and for long term career progression.

Training for Current assignment :
Training for Long term Career Progression :


Publication & Awards

Please mention contributions, if any, like publication of articles in journals/ publication of books/paper presentations in seminars or workshops or conferences by the officer during the tenure in IES.

Nature of Activity Name Topic Description Year of publication
Publication Innovation and Development Economic Geography of innovation in India: An emperical Investigation The paper analyses the spatial pattern of innovative activity in India. The focus of the paper is to investigate the relevance of economic geography for innovation in Indian districts. 2019
Paper Presentation(Conferences/Seminar) Regional Science Association International- BIS Economic Geography of innovation in India Paper was selected for presentation in the annual conference 2019
Article in Journal/Newspapers Business Standard Need for Noneconomic globalisation 2020
Publication IBBI Annual publication Simplifying Voluntary Liquidation Process: Improving Ease of Exit in India 2021
Article in Journal/Newspapers Livemint Will India’s eRupi be a game changer like Kenya’s MPesa 2021
Article in Journal/Newspapers Livemint Rural India’s covid19 challenge: Low access to soap and water 2020
Article in Journal/Newspapers Business Standard Track Changes The case for investing in Railways 2015


Area of specialization of the officer Grade No. of years of specialization gained
Research, Data processing & Analysis JTS,STS 7 Years
Any other (Macroeconomic analysis) JTS,STS 7 Years


Specific area of interest/field of work where the officer would prefer to be placed.
Commerce & Industry

Subject/Area or topic preferred by the officer to deliver a lecture, whenever required.



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This profile was last updated on: 8th Mar 2022


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