Dr. Lalit B. Singhal

Former Development Commissioner SEZs, Govt. of India, Addl. DGFT, G.O.I, DG | ED | SG of EPCES, SEPC, AEPC respectively

He is from 1986 batches of civil services. He is an expert on foreign trade. Previously, he was the Zonal Development Commissioner, In-charge of Noida Special Economic Zone and other SEZs in Northern India and Export Oriented Units (EOUs) in Northern India, Zonal Development Commissioner FALTA SEZ, Kolkata and other SEZs in Eastern India.

He has earlier worked as Additional Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Director General, Export Promotion Council of SEZ, Executive Director, Export Promotion Council of Services, Secretary APEDA, Secretary General Apparel Export Promotion Council etc.

He has been involved in making the Foreign Trade Policy of India, the SEZ Policy, and the SEZ Act of India. He has represented India at Geneva in WTO, several international interactions, seminars, and policy-related interactions in more than 20 countries.

He has obtained PhD, MBA,LLB degrees and B.Sc. He has been involved with various educational institutes as a visiting faculty.

He believes in the Rishihood mission for building a great institution in the service of the nation.