National Book Trust, India.
M.A. Sikandar (b. 1963) is the Director of National Book Trust, India (NBT) since August 2011. He studied History from the University of Madras, followed by MA from Madurai Kamraj University, MBA from IGNOU, LL.B from Delhi University and M.Phil in Management.
As an academic administrator with Delhi University, Mr. Sikandar served in various capacities such as Asstt. Registrar, Planning Officer, Deputy Registrar and Law Officer for about 11 years and about 10 years in other organizations like Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology, MDI Gurgaon etc.
He also taught Business Law, HR and Marketing for undergraduate students under Delhi University as Guest Faculty. He also delivered lectures in various in-service training courses for University Officers. He has also contributed articles in leading English dailies on issues covering secondary and higher education. He is a regular participant in panel discussions on TV.
Mr. Sikandar is a life member of Indian Society of Labour Economics, New Delhi and Member of the Managing Committee of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Dwarka. He also serves as Member in the project advisory committee of National Translation Mission, Grant-in-aid committee of Central Institute of Indian Languages, Central Hindi Directorate, Advisory Committee of Indian Literature Abroad and member of the Advisory Board of Asian Festival of Children’s Content, Singapore.
Mr. Sikandar is also the Fair Director of the New Delhi World Book Fair in his capacity as Director, NBT
Source : nbtindia.gov.in