Dr. Indu Bhushan is a former Indian bureaucrat and economist. He was the first CEO of Ayushman Bharat, an Indian government agency providing national healthcare coverage to the low-income population of the country.
In 1983 Bhushan received B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-BHU) and Postgraduate Diploma from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Bhushan graduated with a doctorate in economics and a master’s degree in health science from Johns Hopkins University.
From 1983-92, Bhushan served as an Indian Administrative Service officer in the Rajasthan cadre before taking voluntary retirement. From 1994-96 he was with the World Bank. Bhushan held various appointments at the Asian Development Bank from 1997. In 2018 he accepted an appointment as CEO of Ayushman Bharat, an Indian government agency providing national healthcare coverage.