Prof. Mukesh Jain

Mukesh Jain

Visiting Faculty, Centre for Executive Education


Dr Mukesh Jain is a visiting faculty in Executive Education, at Mahindra University. He is also Visiting faculty with various institutions of National importance in India on the subjects of Public Policy, Good Governance, Subjective Wellbeing and Role of Happiness and Positivity in Leadership.

He has taught in more than 300 workshops on the Science of Happiness for senior executives of Public and Private Sector, at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (Mussoorie), National Police Academy (Hyderabad), Indian Institute of Public Administration (Delhi), International Management Institute, Management Development Institute (Gurugram), Indian School of Business (Hyderabad), and many others.

He is a senior civil servant belonging to the Indian Police Service. He has held various challenging assignments in Central & State Governments in India and spearheading an initiative of national importance: ‘Accessible India Campaign’. Most recently, he has been Special Director General of Police, for Madhya Pradesh. He has worked for more than 30 years as a senior civil servant, and held important roles in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ministry of Power, Ministry of State, Commerce & Industries, Ministry of External Affairs, and Ministry of Home Affairs. He brings unique insights from the field, from his long experience.
He has authored 2 books:

  • Excellence in Government: A Blueprint for Reinventing the Government
  • A Happier You: Strategies to Achieve Peak Joy in work and Life using the Science of Happiness

He is an alumnus of the Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, where he obtained the Master of Public Administration. He is an MBA from the IIM Ahmedabad and PhD from IIT Delhi, Department of management studies.