The Hon. Sujeet Kumar
Sujeet Kumar is serving the nation, and his state of Odisha, as a Parliamentarian (Member of Rajya Sabha/ Upper House). He is currently the Chairman of the Committee on Petitions of Rajya Sabha. He earlier served as the Advisor, in the rank of Chief Secretary, to the Special Development Council (SDC) of Government of Odisha and as the Special Secretary of Odisha State Planning Board, very senior policy planning positions with Government of Odisha.He is also an engineer turned lawyer, and is currently practicing law at the Odisha High Court & Supreme Court of India and has founded LexMantra LLP (www.lexmantra.net), a boutique law firm. Previously, he worked at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Geneva, Switzerland, and for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and for Infosys Technologies Ltd., in India. He was an Asia Pacific Leadership Fellow (APLP) at the East West Centre, Hawaii (2009).