Arun Jaitley is India’s Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs. He is a member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and has previously served as Minister of Defence and Minister of Information and Broadcasting in the current government.
He is a trained lawyer, obtaining his degree at the University of Delhi, his home city, in 1977, where he also served as President of the university’s Student Union. He was later appointed Senior Advocate by the Delhi High Court.
Mr. Jaitley will deliver the 2017/18 SAI Mahindra Lecture on October 11, 2017, in honor of the late Harish C. Mahindra, a distinguished alumnus of Harvard College and a visionary leader of business and industry in India.