Dr. Indu Bhushan serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) and the National Health Agency (NHA).
Dr. Bhushan is a professional with a career spanning 35 years across a multitude of sectors. Until his appointment as CEO, AB-NHPM, he served as Director General, East Asia Department, the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He has held multiple positions within ADB. He led ADB’s engagement with the People's Republic of China (PRC); Hong Kong, China; Republic of Korea; Mongolia; and Taiwan including management of $12.6 billion portfolio comprising of 113 projects. Dr. Bhushan administered and provided oversight to sectors like energy, environment, natural resources and agriculture, transport, public management, financial sector and regional cooperation, urban and social development. He also supervised ADB’s resident missions in the People’s Republic of China and Mongolia.
Dr. Bhushan is an IAS officer of the Indian Civil Services, 1983 Rajasthan cadre. He served for nine years prior to taking voluntary retirement. Thereafter, he worked as Senior Economist with the World Bank Group prior to moving to ADB.
He holds a Doctorate in Health Economics and a Master of Health Sciences from the Johns Hopkins University, USA. He is an alumnus of the prestigious IIT BHU and IIT Delhi where he completed his B.Tech and Post-Graduate Diploma, respectively. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).Dr. Indu BhushanDr. Indu Bhushan