Ms. Anjali Taneja is a Research Scholar at Jawaharlal Nehru University (India) pursuing her doctorate in South Asian Studies. She has around eight years of professional experience in working on developmental projects spanning across the capacity building, skills development and knowledge exchange with a focus on SAARC. Her interests lie in studying the pattern of intra-regional economic engagement of the Member States in South Asia region. She has also studied the best practices in this field, of developed countries such as Germany as well developing countries of South East Asia. During her professional tenure, Anjali has also spearheaded a series of respective engagement programs with the policy makers and industry players of South Asian countries as well as Africa.