Dr. (Ms.) Mukulita Vijayawargiya took charge as Whole Time Member, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India in New Delhi.
Dr. (Ms.) Vijayawargiya will look after Administrative Law Wing. She will also look after Information Technology, Limited Insolvency Examination, National Insolvency Examination, Finance and Accounts and Communication.
Dr. (Ms.) Vijayawargiya was a member of Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee (BLRC) based on which, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 has been framed. She played a key role in drafting the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 as Additional Secretary in the Legislative Department, Ministry of Law & Justice.
Dr. Vijayawargiya served as a member of Indian Legal Service. She has vast experience of 35 years in various fields of law. She has been associated with drafting/vetting of more than 100 legislative proposals in the legislative department. Her previous assignment was Additional Secretary in the Legislative Department, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India.
She has also practiced law for a period of 6 years (1979-1985) and served as an Assistant professor at Indore for some time. Further she has been a visiting scholar in Japan and Australia and published a number of articles in various journals and is co-author of two books.