Education: He holds M.Sc. (Physics) and M.Sc. (Economics) from London School of Economics. He is a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and holds a PhD in Economics. He was also awarded gold medal in Advanced Professional Programme in Public Administration (APPPA).
Current Employment: Dr. P. K. Anand is a Senior Consultant at NITI Aayog, Government of India. He currently works in NITI Aayog, Government of India (GoI), Mid-Term 12th Five-Year Plan Appraisal and handles Evaluations.
Past Experience: Before his retirement from IAS, he had served in the State Government of Rajasthan. He was the Senior Advisor, Planning Commission of Government of India (GoI). He had also served as the Secretary (JS) in the Ministry of Rural Development and in the Ministry of Defence and was the Director (Exports) in the Ministry of Textiles. In Planning Commission, besides Industry, Minerals, Research, Economic Divisions he was also heading Programme Evaluation Organization having 15 field units across the country.