Monika Halan is Consulting Editor with Mint, India's second largest business daily and a well-known media personality. Monika is author of the best-selling book Let's Talk Money published by Harper Collins in 2018. She has worked across several media organizations in India and has run many successful TV series around personal finance advice in NDTV, Zee, and Bloomberg.
She is a regular speaker on financial literacy, regulation, inclusion and consumer issues in retail finance. Monika has public policy experience working with the Government of India as an advisor to the Swarup Committee in 2009. She has served as a member of the Ministry of Finance Committee on Incentives (Bose Committee) and is a member on the Sebi Mutual Fund Committee. She was a member of the Task Force set up by the Government of India to put in place the Financial Redressal Agency and was an expert invitee to a Ministry of Commerce Committee on the Service Price Index. Monika was a director on the board of FPSB India.
She has a Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and a Masters in Journalism Studies from College of Cardiff, University of Wales, UK.
India has leapfrogged the service standard and is ahead of most of the rest of the world.