Succeeding as an independent consultant in India

Where are the best networking opportunities for consultants in India? Photo by: M M / CC BY-SA

The World Bank Group remains one of India’s biggest donors, with $26.7 billion in commitments, while the International Finance Corporation’s portfolio numbers $5.6 billion. And with hundreds of other donors and organizations funding and implementing projects throughout the country, several cities have emerged as hubs for development professionals.

“[The] development sector in India is growing and has diversified quite a bit and there are a lot of opportunities,” said Tushita Mukherjee, who consults remotely from South Africa, having previously worked with several United Nations agencies and GiZ in her native India.

About the author

  • Emma smith

    Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a Senior Careers Reporter at Devex, based in Barcelona. She focuses on bringing the latest career and hiring trends, tips, and insights to our global development community. Emma has a background in journalism and, in addition to writing for news publications, has worked with organizations focusing on child rights and women’s rights in sustainable development.