Pradeep Kumar Dash

Position: 
Director (Programs)
Nationality: 
Indian

Dr. Pradeep Kumar Dash is working as a Senior Program Specialist with AIT Extension (AITE) of Asian Institute of Technology. During last 23 years he has accumulated wealth of experience in proposal writing, marketing of professional development training programs, liaising with various Government, donor agencies and conducting / coordinating various training programs in the area of Development Planning and Management, Project Management, Good Governance related programs for various organizations of Asia-Pacific regions and few African countries.

He is responsible for planning, management and execution of various customized and advertised international training programs and multi-country training cum study visits programs. His major area of expertise is in the field of Human Resource Management, Project Management, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Rural and Regional Development Planning, Natural Resource Management, Urban development Planning and Management, Water and Environment related fields.

Dr. Dash successfully conducted more than 250 training programs in last two-decades in wide array of subjects and thematic area. During last 4-5 years he has conducted and coordinated more than 50 training and multi-country study visits program for the public sector organizations of India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to various countries such as Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Laos, Cambodia and India. I do have conducted number of Caravan training / capacity building programs for World Food Program at Colombo and Phnom Penh, Knowledge Management workshop for Ministry of Education, Nepal etc.

Just to name a few, I was given the responsibility to implement a series of multi-country training and exposure program for Department of Personnel, Government of India and implemented for 6 batches (2009-10). The countries were Thailand, Singapore and Australia. Another big project was implementing the Foreign training component of the Central Secretariat Service officers under the auspices of Institute for Secretariat Training and Management. Under this project I have implemented 12 training program and we have trained close to 350 officers (2012-15). This was also with multi-country component in Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines. Also implemented a series of training program for the State Government of Manipur. These training programs were on the thematic area of Development Planning, Strategic HRM and New Public Sector Management.

Dr. Dash received his M.A, (1989) M.Phil (1990) in Geography from Utkal University and a M.Sc. degree in Rural and Regional Development Planning (1996) from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. & Ph.D. in Development Planning and Management (2006). He works in a multi-cultural team environment and has the ability to motivate the team members.

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