K.P. Krishnan is Additional Secretary, Department of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. He is an IAS officer of 1983 batch. He was most recently posted as Additional Secretary (Capital Markets), Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance. He has been previously posted as Secretary, Economic Advisory Council to the PM and Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Finance. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Challenges and priorities for financial sector reform in India
17 Nov 2014
I4I Editor Nirvikar Singh (Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz) interviews K.P. Krishnan (Former Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance) on the central government’s plans and priorities for financial sector reform, and associated challenges. Dr Krishnan provides his perspective on issues including the regulatory architecture, financial inclusion initiatives, strengthening the banking system, and infrastructure financing.
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