Vandana Bhatnagar serves as the Chief Program Officer at National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and has management responsibility for the organisation’s skilling programs under government funding, industry partnerships and digital initiatives. She also leads technical engagements related to research, analytics, occupational standards and learning content. A key member of the senior leadership team, Vandana plays an integral role in developing NSDC’s business development strategies to drive skilling operations through its robust partner network. Vandana has over 27 years of professional experience in banking, development finance institutional development and applied research. Prior to joining NSDC, Vandana was associated with World Bank as Senior Institutional Development Specialist, Water Department Global Practice. She has earned Master of Business Administration from IIM Calcutta and is an alumnus of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University.