Dr. Amar Patnaik
Dr. Amar Patnaik is a Rajya Sabha MP and public intellectual. He was an Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IA&AS) officer and former principal accountant general (PAG) of Sikkim, Odisha, West Bengal, and Kerala.
He graduated from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi at the Delhi University in 1987. He further pursued a master’s degree in Public Management from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.