Born in Jamshedpur, India in 1951 and acquired academic degrees from Senior Cambridge Board and Banaras Hindu University (BHU). Awarded the “Distinguished Alumni Award” 2012 by the Institute of Management, BHU. Award Winner of World No-Tobacco Day 2013; from the South-East Asia Region of World Health Organisation (WHO), Recognized by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural
Development (NABARD), as a Rural Innovator.
Prof. Misra has 45+ years of professional career with 33+ years in the Consumer Education and Advocacy in India and globally. 18+ years as an International Expert on User (Consumer) Focus; for developing Strategies and capacity building programs in developing countries on Quality Management Systems, for public and private entities to build a customer-centric culture within the organisation.
At present Governing Board Member of the Quality Council of India (QCI), Board Member of NABH and NABET. Expert Committee Member on Patient Safety Implementation Program, Govt. of India. Special Invitee on the Steering Committee of National Foundation of CSR (NFCSR), Former Member of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Adviser to the Government of Odisha on
Consumer Friendly Interventions; Former Board Member of International Alliance of Patients’ Organisations (IAPO), London (UK) and Senior Advisor to Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP).
Prof Misra served as a member on several Expert Groups, on framing Government Policies like the Mashelkar Committee for Review of Drugs Regulatory System and Tandon Committee on the Scientific and Technological Measures to Counter Spurious and Sub-standard Drugs and Diagnostic Centres in India. CORE Group Member of the World’s Largest Study on the extent of Spurious & NSQ medicines in the supply chain. Founder Publisher: of an English Monthly Consumer Magazine; THE AWARE CONSUMER. Founder Board Member of Consumer Online Foundation, Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) India Initiative; Healthy You Foundation and Patient Safety and Access Initiative of India Foundation Travelled to more 35 countries as the leader or member of country delegations; on various international negotiations on health and food safety-related issues.