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Suresh A. Keswani

Suresh A. Keswani

Special Adviser, DOC Research Institute

Suresh A. Keswani, MA, LLB, is an activist involved with the poverty alleviation programmes of the World Bank and the IMF. He is a former Indian politician who has represented Maharashtra in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of India's parliament. As a member of parliament, he served on the Parliament Standing Committee on Defence and also held membership of the Standing Committee of Finance, where he shaped legislation regarding the banking and insurance sectors. Alongside members of parliament from seven different countries, he co-founded the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank, which works with the World Bank on poverty alleviation and economic development projects. He acts as an associate member of the organisation's governing board and was invited to work on the UN's Millennium Development Goals

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