Qualification: Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc.

Affiliation: Ordnance Factory Board, Ministry of Defence, Government of India

Current Designation: Joint Director and Public Relations Officer

Dr. Uddipan Mukherjee qualified India’s Civil Services Examination in 2007 and is presently posted at Ordnance Factory Board Headquarters (OFB) under the Ministry of Defence, Government of India as Joint Director and Public Relations Officer

He specializes on Maoist Insurgency/ Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in India and in that capacity has contributed chapters in edited volumes and has also been a television commentator.

In February, 2021, he was invited by the Overseas Security Advisory Council of the US Department of States and the American Chamber of Commerce in Manila to speak on LWE in India and Philippines.

In 2020, the New Delhi-based think-tank Vivekananda International Foundation inducted him in the nine-member Task Force on LWE, headed by Shri Shekhar Dutt, former governor of the Maoist affected central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.