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Dhanendra Kumar

Mr. Dhanendra Kumar was the first Chairman CCI. He was instrumental in setting up its enforcement machinery, regulations, systems, and procedures, and steering the Commission in its initial years of existence ( 2009-11), especially its M&A regime. On completion of his term in CCI, he headed the Experts’ Committee to frame the Draft National Competition Policy and suggesting amendments to the Competition Act, 2002, He also Chaired the Committee of experts of the Ministry of Housing to suggest regulatory reforms in the real estate and housing sector. Mr. Kumar is currently advising, among others, the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (of Ministry of Corporate Affairs) as Hony Principal Advisor, and Chief Mentor for the School of Competition Law and Policy- the National Centre of Excellence in Competition and Regulatory Affairs. He is frequently invited to deliver lectures at NLU Delhi, and elsewhere.