Jayant Krishna is ED & COO, National Skill Development Corporation. Most of Jayant’s experience of 30 years was with Tata Group with key positions at Tata Consultancy Services, including Director – Life Sciences & Healthcare (Europe); Regional Director (UK); RM (London); DCH; and Global Relationship Manager. He handled some of Tata Group’s key HR, CSR and Communications initiatives. He worked in Management Consultancy Group of a division of Tata Sons.
Jayant championed apprenticeship reforms and served as Chairman, GoI’s Task Force on its rationalization. He was Member on its Committees on Optimization of SSCs and Developing Industry Linkages for ITIs. Jayant chairs [email protected] Taskforce on Skills & Entrepreneurship. He has led CII’s Apprenticeship Reforms taskforce and was Co-Convener of Planning Commission’s Task Force on Employability. Jayant was actively involved in evolution of NSQF.
A Fellow of AIMA & CSI, Jayant was awarded the coveted British Chevening Scholarship. An Adjunct Professor at IIT Kanpur, he has been on the Board of Governors / Studies of a few institutions. Jayant is a recipient of prestigious Dr APJ Kalam Award for Innovation in Governance.