Chakshu Roy was heading the outreach team and leads the legislator and citizen engagement initiatives at PRS Legislative Research in India, an initiative that started at CPR. PRS is a unique initiative that provides non-partisan analysis to all Members of Parliament in India. He has conceptualised and developed India’s only online database of all state laws and has conducted capacity-building workshops for over 1000 journalists on tracking the work of legislators.
Before joining PRS, Roy worked as a lawyer who specialised in real estate law and commercial contracts. He has earlier worked in corporate law with the Chamber of Law, New Delhi. He was selected as an INK Fellow in 2010 and holds Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce and Law from Delhi University.