Ashutosh Pratap (@pratapashutosh) is a policy advisor, strategist and ground worker on   | | . He is  MMMUT,  ,  alum and studied at Harvard . He is also an IITD Phd dropout. He is best known for his deep work on skill development policy reforms in India. His work on proposing the Reimbursable Industry Contribution(RIC) model for funding skill development provides the answer to match demand and supply of skilled manpower.

He writes and speaks on issues of work/jobs,  youth productivity and leading a meaningful life. He combines ground work, research and a bias for action. He has worked directly in villages, corporate, non profits, industry association, a political party and in central and state ministries in India with full-time roles.