Dr. Niten Chandra, Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law and Justice, is Member-ex officio of the India International Arbitration Centre. He is an officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS). He spearheaded the Government initiative for revitalizing the Alternate Dispute Resolution space in India. The efforts paved the way for the establishment of India International Arbitration Centre by the amendment of the NDIAC Act 2019. An ardent legal reformer, he believes in the need for simplification of legal procedures, fast-tracking of dispensation of justice and resolution of disputes so that all round development of the Nation is ensured.