Gyanendra Kumar Keshri
Gyanendra Kumar Keshri is Secretary General of Bihar Development Forum and Editor of BiharConnect. He has nearly two decades of experience in media and social work.
Gyanendra has worked for diverse media streams in India and abroad. He began his journalistic career with Asian News International (ANI) as a correspondent and held senior editorial positions with Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) and also had a brief stint with Press Trust of India (PTI). Based in Doha he worked as business correspondent with Qatar Tribune newspaper. He was also Executive Editor of INCLUSION, a quarterly journal that champions the cause of social, financial and digital inclusion.
He has travelled and reported from different locations across the world, including the Middle East, Pakistan, Africa and Europe. Based in New Delhi Gyanendra handled assignments of key ministries and departments of the Government of India, including the Prime Minister’s Office, the Parliament, and the ministries of Finance, Commerce and Industry.
He worked abroad for 4 years and travelled widely as part of media delegations. As a part of the official media delegations he has visited several countries including Germany, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Uganda and Thailand.
Gyanendra has done extensive field studies and grassroots level assessments and evaluations of governance projects across the country. He has authored several research reports on socio-economic issues and writes regularly for leading publications.
After graduating in Economics, he did LLB and Masters in Mass Communications. He also holds Post Graduate Diploma in English Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi and Diploma in Financial Management from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), London.