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Deepak Bhatia

Lead e-Government Specialist
Deepak Bhatia leads e-Government applications in the ICT practice of the World Bank. Having joined the World Bank in 1984, Deepak brings over 29 years of knowledge and experience in providing support to Bank's operations involving IT components.

Deepak played a key role in the preparation of the Bank project in support of India's 9 Billion $ National E-governance plan, and has provided strategic support to several countries in their e-government and IT implementations, including Albania, Caribbean, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Tajikstan, Kosovo, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Philippines, Kenya, Serbia, Saudi Arabia etc. Deepak has also provided consulting advice to sister organisations such as the Islamic Development Bank, African Development Bank, EBRD, and Asian Development Bank. Most recently he has led the introduction of innovative technologies for citizen engagement and real-time results monitoring in a health project in India which has been recognized widely. Deepak has two Masters degrees in Computer Applications (M. Eng) and Business Administration (M.B.A).