manish Manish Kumar is the Co-Chairman of USISEC.

Mr. Manish Kumar is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of National Skill Development Corporation. He is responsible for providing a strategic vision to NSDC in ensuring that the team moves cohesively towards achievement of the Prime Minister’s Skill India Mission.

Prior to joining the NSDC, he was working as Country Coordinator and Senior Institutional Development Economist, Water & Sanitation Program (WSP), Water Global Practice in The World Bank. He was the Task Team Leader for designing the World Bank project of USD 1 billion for supporting Swachh Bharat. Between 1991 and 2011, Manish worked in the Indian Administrative Service, occupying many responsible positions, his last being Secretary to Government of Tripura, Power & Home Departments.

Mr. Manish holds a degree in Bachelor of Technology, Mining Machinery, from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University, USA, and PhD in Public Policy from The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA.