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Rajivan Krishnaswamy

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Rajivan Krishnaswamy has a PhD in Economics from the University of Southern California. He has worked in the IAS at various levels, starting from city level administration to the Prime Minister’s Office. He was CEO and MD of the Tamilnadu Urban Development Fund for seven years, after which he worked as Senior Urban Finance Specialist at the World Bank in Washington. Currently he works in countries of Asia and Africa as an independent consultant.

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Significance of Durga Shakti: A turning point for better governance?

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