Dilip Chenoy

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Dilip Chenoy
Dilip Chenoy at NSDC
Born (1958-06-22) 22 June 1958 (age 61)
Alma materDelhi University
OccupationCEO of NSDC

Dilip Harel Mitra Chenoy (born 22 June 1958) was the Managing Director & CEO of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), a public-private partnership formed under Section 25 of the Companies Act 1956, from 7 May 2010 to 8 October 2015. In April 2018, he was appointed Secretary General of FICCI, a leading industry body in India.

Early life and education[edit]

Chenoy was born on 22 June 1958. He completed his schooling (Indian School Certificate) from Hyderabad Public School and graduated with a degree in Science (Hons.) with a major in Chemistry from Delhi University in 1980.[citation needed]


Chenoy spearheaded NSDC for 5 years which aims to skill 150 million Indians by 2022 and hence contributed in harnessing India's demographic dividend.[1] Prior to NSDC, he was associated with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 19 years and served as the Regional Director for Southern region.[citation needed] In 2004, he joined Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) as Director General.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

In 1983, Cheony married Shama Mitra Chenoy, who is a graduate of the Hindu College and completed her doctorate from Delhi University, with a specialization on Shahjahanabad.[citation needed] Shama is currently working as an associate professor at Delhi University.[citation needed]


Cheonyhas authored numerous articles in journals on environment, automotive industry as well as several newspaper articles on industry and skill development.

  1. Chapter on Education and Health, a special focus addition on Uttar Pradesh – Leveraging the Demographic Dividend in Uttar Pradesh
  2. Public-Private Partnerships to Meet the Skills challenges in India, in Skills Development for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Asia-Pacific (181 – 194). Asian Development Bank/Springer – 2013[permanent dead link]
  3. Skill Development in India - A Transformation in the Making, in India Infrastructure Report 2012 (pp 199-207), Routledge – 2012
  4. Skill Development in India: Moving from a supply-side model to Demand led interventions, in IILM Management Review Vol 1, Issue 1 – 2012
  5. Skill development coming of age in India on 7 December 2012 on adbskilldevelopment.wordpress.com
  6. Business Today: 'Skills training will become more affordable and accessible' on 28 February 2013
  7. Industry support is critical on Peoplematters.in
  8. Top 12 trends : Talent crunch & skill gap on Peoplematters.in
  9. The strategic shift required is on thinking of tomorrow on Peoplematters.in
  10. It costs about 9000 to skill a person on Peoplematter.in


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  2. Mr. Dilip Chenoy is currently Managing Director & CEO of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
  3. We need big companies to invest in this (skilling) space: Dilip Chenoy
  4. Dilip Chenoy one globe 2014 speaker
  5. Dilip, one of the speaker at The 15th Regulators & Policymakers Retreat 2014
  6. Skill enhancement is required for employability: Dilip Chenoy


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