Ruchi Gupta is AICC Secretary & National in-charge of NSUI. She was associated with transparency and right to work movements for many years before joining the Congress Party. She also worked with the National Advisory Council, the advisory body chaired by the Congress President to make recommendations on social policy to the UPA Govt. She is the founding trustee of “Dialogue for Democracy”. She was a consultant with McKinsey & Co in New York City. She has written extensively on issues of democracy, development and state accountability in all the national dailies.