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Amitabh Behar


Amitabh Behar is the Chief Executive of Oxfam India, and former Executive Director of the National Foundation for India. Amitabh’s areas of interest are governance and civil society. Over the years he has worked on issues promoting governance accountability and social action. He is one of the leading experts of people centered advocacy and was the Executive Director of the National Centre of Advocacy Studies (NCAS). He is the Co-chair of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), the Convener of National Social Watch Coalition and earlier the Convener of the Wada Na Todo Abhiyaan (Don’t Break Your Promises Campaign) in India. He sits on several other organizational boards including Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), Navsarjan and mobile creche and is the President of Yuva.