Dr. Amit Chandra

Policy Advisor, School Education

Dr Amit Chandra is a social development professional with expertise on policy solutions to some of the most pressing issues of the time such as school education, urban livelihoods, and governance. Amit currently works with the Central Square Foundation as a Senior Consultant. Previously, he has worked with the Delhi based think tank Centre for Civil Society (CCS) as ‘Associate Director’ leading the policy advisory vertical of the organisation. He has played a crucial role in developing, strengthening, and scaling up National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA), the national federation of associations of low-cost private schools, as ‘National Coordinator’. In his last full-time engagement, Amit was based in Kabul working with The Asia Foundation (TAF) providing knowledge and technical support to the Ministry of Education, Afghanistan.His work and views have been widely quoted in media and academic publications.