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Personal Details

Dr. PRABHAT KUMAR, Advocate, IRS (Retd)
(Former Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise)

Office Address: B-51, Sarvodaya Enclave,
Near Mother International School, New Delhi 110017
Ph: 011-26536052/51/ 9810162047
E-mail: 1. 2.

Currently a practicing advocate in Supreme Court and High Court and before
Other Forums on Corporate Laws, Indirect Taxes Laws, Foreign Investment
and Foreign Exchange Laws, Anti Dumping, Cyber Laws, Intellectual Property
and other fields of law.
(Enrollment No D/2127/2004)

Working on the concept of ‘Developing India in the Information Age’

Author of ‘REINVENTING INDIAN DEMOCRACY—A Vision for Second Republic’

Educational Qualifications

Ph. D. (IIT Delhi)
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), 1980, IIT Delhi;
Masters of Technology (M.Tech)(Systems & Management), 1982, IIT Delhi
LL.B (Delhi University), 1992; LL.M. (Singapore), 1995 

Work Experience
  1. Over 23 years of work experience in different assignments in the government, (took voluntary retirement as Commissioner of Customs and Excise in Dec 2004);  
  2. over nine years of experience as an Advocate, since December, 2004 specifically in Indirect tax practice, Corporate Laws, Foreign Exchange Laws, Anti Dumping and Intellectual Property Laws, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Management, Digital Economy, E-Business/E-Governance, Cyber Laws, Trade and Investment Law
Areas of Strengths
  1. Interested in academic work, current affairs and International business
  2. 2. Comprehends quickly issues in a holistic and macro perspective and vision;
    has been a highly successful executioner; highly reform oriented for better results
  3. Finding creative and innovative solutions to management issues
  4. Has a global understanding of the various economies, diverse industries and
    emerging areas of technology and business
  5. Addressed various conferences in India and abroad on diverse topics, including e-governance
  6. Ex-President of an NGO, Innovative Radical Reforms Organisation, ( dealing with holistic reforms in fundamental institutions of governance including business reforms for making India a developed country by 2050
  7. Ex-Editor in Chief, IRRO Times and Business and Revenue Times, Electronic
    Journals from the NGO, Innovative Radical Reforms Organisation (IRRO)
Publications (
  1. Author of a book titled “Reinventing Indian Democracy—A Vision for
    Second Republic”
    , publisher Notion Press Chennai (India), listed at,,, and
    (Published on 10th April, 2014)
  2. Co-author of the book titled “Government Online-Opportunities
    and Challenges”
    , published by Mcgraw Hill Company New Delhi
  3. Over 75 articles published since May 1995, in leading Newspapers and Journals including The Economic Times, HT Tech4U (Supplement of Hindustan Times), Business Standard, Hindu Business Line, Observer and giftjournal, on diverse topics relating to IT, Communications, E-governance, P2P, XML, M-Commerce, Will Applications, 3G Wireless, Internet Telephony, etc.), digital convergence, Trade and Foreign Investment And Intellectual Property Law, Chinese Business Laws etc.