Professor G Ramesh
Professor G Ramesh joined the institute as Visiting Faculty on November 20th, 2003. He was appointed as regular faculty on April 11th 2007. He is a Fellow in Management from IIM Ahmedabad. He was member of the Indian Economic Services. His research interests include Public Policy and Public Management, Regulation, and Financing and Management of Infrastructure and Utilities. He specialises in the sectors of urban infrastructure and urban local bodies, public administration, utilities, and hospitals and health insurance. Professor Ramesh’s teaching interests include Public Policy, Public Management, Performance Management, Financing and Regulation of Infrastructure and Utilities. He specialises in the sectors of urban infrastructure and urban local bodies, public administration, utilities, and hospitals and health insurance. He has conducted several training programmes for senior officers from various civil services.
Professor Ramesh had undertaken consulting assignments in the areas of Project Management, Programme Evaluations, Policy areas, etc. These were in the sectors of Healthcare, Urban Management, Public Transport, Solid Waste Management, Public Grievances Management, Power, etc. Prior to joining academics, he was with a financial consulting company, a dotcom and a software firm.
Professor M S Sriram, Chairperson, Centre for Public Policy, says: “Ramesh has been a valuable colleague in the area. His commitment to public systems and the application of his core competence of costing and control systems to the broader area of public management. He also used his knowledge and wisdom as a member of the board of a large public sector bank. As the Chair of the Centre, he managed the department with congeniality and got consensus on most matters. We wish him an active post retirement life and hope he will continue to engage with the Centre for Public Policy.”