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XLRI Alumnus Vikram Misri appointed as the New Deputy National Security Advisor

29th December, 2021

Two students from XLRI won the coveted Global Peter Drucker Challenge-

Vikram Misri, an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur (PGDBM Batch - 1986) has been appointed as the New Deputy National Security Advisor.

India’s envoy to China for practically three years until earlier this month, Vikram Misri has been appointed as the subsequent Deputy National Security Advisor. Prior to this, he served as the envoy to China till December 11th, 2021. He has also served as the Private Secretary to then Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral, to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and also to Narendra Modi in 2014. He was also a part of various Indian Missions abroad in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America.

He was also under secretary in the office of I K Gujral from November 1996 to April 1997, when Gujral was external affairs minister. Later, he became private secretary to Gujral when the latter became prime minister, from April 1997 to March 1998

Alumni of XLRI in particular have excelled and acquired positions of eminence in every field imaginable -from engineering to finance to management to even arts. Renowned scientists, successful entrepreneurs and managers and leaders of society, our alumni have made us proud time and again.

We are proud of Vikram Misri!