New Delhi (22.03.2023): Manmeet K Nanda (IAS: 2000: WB) has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Invest India -- the investment promotion and facilitation body under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). Nanda is joint secretary in the DPIIT and succeeds Deepak Bagla, who resigned from the post last week.
The board of Invest India has approved the appointment of Nanda as the MD and CEO which will be an additional charge. The Board of Invest India is chaired by DPIIT secretary Anurag Jain (IAS: 1989: MP). Other members of the board include P K Tripathi (IAS: 1987: AGMUT), secretary (Coordination) in Cabinet Secretariat, Arti Bhatnagar (IDAS: 1990), Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor in DPIIT, Md. Noor Rahman Sheikh (IFS: 2004), Joint Secretary in the external affairs ministry and industry captains such as Mahindra Group chairperson Anand Mahindra, Cadilla Healthcare chairperson Pankaj R Patel and Ambuja Neotia Group chairperson Harshvardhan Neotia, and industry associations including Confederation of Indian Industry and NASSCOM.