Alwyn Didar Singh

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Dr Alwyn Didar Singh
A Didar Singh in 2012
Alma materUniversity of Birmingham

Alwyn Didar Singh is a former Indian civil servant and former Secretary General of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).[1]

He graduated from the University of Birmingham with a master's degree in development administration in 1996. In addition, he holds a PhD on the Policy and Administration of E-commerce from Panjab University, Chandigarh. He is an alumnus of St. Stephen's College, Delhi.[2]

Singh was appointed Secretary General of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in 2012 and served till August 2017.[3]

Singh was Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs from 2009 to 2011. He was Finance Member for the National Highways Authority of India from 2007 to 2009. He has served as Joint Secretary in the Government of India's Ministry of Heavy Industries and also worked in the Ministry of Commerce with responsibilities for foreign trade.

He is currently the Advisor for Bridge India, a progressive non-profit think tank set up In London in 2018.

Alwyn Didar Singh was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of the University (DUniv) by Birmingham University in 2014.[2]


  1. ^ "Past Secretary Generals". FICCI. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Head of India's Largest Business Chamber Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Birmingham". University of Birmingham. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Sanjaya Baru new secretary general of Ficci". Economic Times. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 16 February 2018.