Secretary General, FICCI
Dilip is currently Secretary General, FICCI. Dilip has till recently served as Managing Director & CEO of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). The NSDC is a public-private partnership whose objective is to foster private sector investment and initiatives in training and skill development. While at NSDC he served as co-chair Australia-India Joint working group on Skill Development. Currently Dilip is on the Board of Governors IILM, New Delhi, (a business school) the Board of studies, All India Management Association (AIMA), besides serving as the Chairman of Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology (SLIET) a fully government funded integrated skill development and degree institution. He also advices startups including organisations in the digital, education, skills and livelihood space. He was awarded the Indian Achievers Award in 2018, The Game Changer Award in 2015 and the Rashtriya Media Ratan Award in 2013. Prior to NSDC, Dilip was Director General of the advocacy group for the automobile industry in India, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Before SIAM, Dilip was Deputy Director General in the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He was a member of the CIIHarvard Business School project that worked on the competitiveness of Indian industry with Professor Michael Porter.