Anna Roy

GOING BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY

L to R: Dhanendra Kumar, Chairman, Competition Advisory Service (India) LLP ; Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, SKOCH Group & Anna Roy, Senior Adviser (DM&A) NITI Aayog
L to R: Dhanendra Kumar, Chairman, Competition Advisory Service (India) LLP ; Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, SKOCH Group & Anna Roy, Senior Adviser (DM&A) NITI Aayog

If there is one person credited with framing India‚Äôs Artificial Intelligence Policy, this is Anna Roy.  She has led the development of National AI Strategy, approach paper on AIRAWAT – the AI Specific Cloud Computing Infrastructure and the Responsible AI Principles, amongst several other policy initiatives. Often referred to as the AI woman of India, her focus has been on leveraging AI technology to solve real socio-economic problems faced by millions of people.

The Ministries of Finance and Civil Aviation earlier and now NITI Aayog is benefiting from experiences in the field of PPP, infrastructure reforms and empowerment,  where she is leading the Women Entrepreneurship Platform, A NITI flagship initiative for developing the ecosystem.


Anna Roy
Senior Adviser (DM&A)
NITI Aayog

An Economist by training, Anna is a post-graduate from Delhi School of Economics and an Economics (Hon) from SRCC. She worked as a Lecturer in Delhi University and Research Associate in TERI before joining the Indian Economic Services (IES), Government of India. Within the Government, she has worked in various senior capacities in Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Civil Aviation. She is currently working as a Senior Adviser and Head of Department (Data Management & Analysis) in NITI Aayog. She heads the Women Entrepreneurship Platform launched by NITI Aayog on March 8, 2018. She also leads the Artificial Intelligence (AI), Block chain initiative of NITI Aayog. She has experience in wide range of subjects in Infrastructure, PPPs and Banking sector, etc.


An Economist by training, Anna is a post-graduate from Delhi School of Economics and an Economics (Hon) from SRCC. She worked as a Lecturer in Delhi University and Research Associate in TERI before joining the Indian Economic Services (IES), Government of India. Within the Government, she has worked in various senior capacities in Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Civil Aviation. She is currently working as a Senior Adviser and Head of Department (Data Management & Analysis) in NITI Aayog. She heads the Women Entrepreneurship Platform launched by NITI Aayog on March 8, 2018. She also leads the Artificial Intelligence (AI), Block chain initiative of NITI Aayog. She has experience in wide range of subjects in Infrastructure, PPPs and Banking sector, etc.

Anna Roy
Senior Adviser (DM&A)
NITI Aayog

Anna Roy at SKOCH Public Service Award 2021

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