A New Senior Director of World Bank: Saroj Kumar Jha [ Current Affairs ]


New Senior Director for the Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group in the World Bank is Saroj Kumar Jha. Senior Director is an important position in the World Bank to provide strategic leadership to address the challenge like fragility, conflict and Violence.

About Saroj Kumar Jha:

  • He has completed his degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur.
  • In 2005 he had joined World Bank as a Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the Sustainable Development Network.
  • Before he had joined World Bank in 2005 he was working with the Indian Government and the United Nation’s Development Program (UNDP).
  • From February 2012, he is serving as World Bank’s Regional Director for Central Asia based in Almaty
  • He also has served as Global Manager for Disaster Risk Management Practice at the World Bank.

- Published on: February 3, 2016