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Dr. Yogeshwari Phatak
Ph.D., MBA (Finance), Director

Dr. Yogeshwari Phatak has been associated with Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore since November 1, 1994. She took over as Director on November 1, 2008. Prior to which she has served in Nagpur Doordarshan, Admas Advertising Company, Nagpur and Gajra Bevel Gears, Dewas. She has been involved with teaching Financial Services, International Finance and others finance oriented subjects/courses at Postgraduate level to the students of management. She has studied at Bombay and obtained her B.Com Honors from Bombay University. She has done her M.B.A. in Finance from Department of Business Management Nagpur University and her Ph.D. from Institute of Management Studies, DAVV, Indore.

She was nominated by ICICI to attend a 10 days Wealth Management extensive training program organized by ICICI at Pattaya, Thailand. She has attended a number of National and International Conferences where she has presented research papers in the area of Finance and Education. She has supervised a number of research projects and has been awarded the Best Summer Internship Program Co-ordinator by ICFAI, Hyderabad. She has to her credit more than 50 research papers in journals and books. She has edited books in the area of Management and has developed and published a number of casestudies and case monographs. Some of her cases have also been published by European Case Clearing House, Cranfield University, U.K. She has also written and published number of status papers on Indian and world economy. She has served as an Editor for the Prestige Management Journal for a number of years.

She is a recognized Ph.D. guide by Zoroastrian Society, Indore and Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya, Indore and six research scholars have been awarded Ph.D. under her guidance. Her doctoral dissertation has been published by the Journal of Finance India. Dr. Yogeshwari Phatak has been engaged in corporate training and is a recognized AMFI trainer. She has also conducted training programs for executive of J.K. Industries (Tyre and Tube Division) at Kankroli, Indore Management Association, NJ Invest Pvt. Ltd., Surat and Rustom Ji Armed Police Training Academy, Indore Management Association Indore to name a few. She is also a motivational speaker and has conducted workshops on topics like Creative Decision Making, Habits of Successful people, Management by Consciousness, Self Management. She has been Vice President of Western Region at Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). She is on the review panel for Pearson Education House and Oxford University press. Besides she has been on editorial board of Journal of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh.

She is member of Rotary Club Indore Uptown. She was on Governing Body member of State Resource Centre for Adult Education Bhartiya Grameen Mahila Sangh, Indore and on the Advisory Board of MPSE Institute of Knowledge Management and AIESEC, Indore. She is also member of Board of Studies of JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur and is on the Board of Studies of Mumbai University. She is Panel Member of Ph.D evaluation of Jain University, Bangalore; Ganpat University, Ahmedabad;. Bharti Vidya Peeth University, Mumbai; Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar and Sukhadia University, Udaipur. She has been nominated on Asia's Who's Who - Men & Women of Achievement, Rifacimento International Consecutively for last four years.

Dr. Raj Kishore Sharma
Ph. D., MIB
Professor : Economics

Dr. Raj Kishore Sharma is a teacher, speaker, advisor, author and researcher. He joined the Institute on July 17, 2008. He has nearly 15 years of Industrial experience and 19 years of teaching experience. He has been awarded a Ph.D. in Economics from the reputed School of Economics, Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya, Indore, and completed his masters in International Business from the same Institute. He has been guiding research scholars, till date four research scholar have been awarded Ph.D. under his able guidance. He has edited 7 research books up till now and his various research publications have been accepted by the SSRN for public viewing creating high level of impact. He has also authored a book titled ‘Company Law, Secretarial Practices’. He has attended a number of national and international conference and presented papers in them besides he has a number of research papers in reputed journals. He has written a number of cases which have been uploaded on European Case Clearing House, Cranjield University, U.K. He is on the board of directors of Flex CG Service Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Alok Bansal
Ph.D., MBA (Systems)
Professor and Head – Systems and Quantitative Techniques
alok_bansal@pimrindore.ac.in, +91-9301300500

Dr. Alok Banal has been associated with Prestige Institute of Management & Research (PIMR), Indore since July, 2005 and presently working as Professor and Head, Systems and QT Department. He has Seventeen years of teaching experience and one year of Industry experience. His areas of interest include Information Systems, IT for Managers, Business Research Methods and Decision Making Skills. He has more than sixty publications to his credit. He is a recognized Ph.D. Guide of Management in Devi Ahilya University, Indore. Six Ph.D. degrees were awarded under his guidance. He has published his research work and case studies at National and International level. He completed the research project entitled Management Research in India and developed a monograph entitled Management Research in India: A Bibliography of Doctoral Topics. He has also published four monographs based on IT namely: Information Technology Security; Artificial Intelligence Applications; Enterprise Applications and Online Applications of Information Technology in the year 2006. He has also edited five books namely ‘Organizational Transformation through Information Technology: Issues and Challenges’; ‘IT Innovation for Organizational Excellence’, ‘Transcending Horizons through Innovative Global Practices’; ‘IT Initiatives for Building Creative Organizations’ and Quality Management Practices for Global Excellence in the year 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2015 respectively. He has organized two national IT conferences in the year 2006 and 2007 and two International Conferences on Management in the years 2009 and 2015. He has received best teacher award of Prestige Institute of Management and research, Indore for the year 2015-16 out of 72 full time teachers. He has also received four best research paper awards. First award along with cash prize of Rs. 20000/-, received in 12 th Nirma University, Ahemdabad, International Conference on Management in the year 2009. Second award received in International Conference on Evidence Based Management, organized by Department of Management, BITS, Pilani on March 20-21, 2015. Third award along with cash prize of Rs. 3000/- received in Second International Conference on 'Innovative Management Practices & Emerging Trends - Envisioning Global Challenges' by Aaltius Institute, Indore on May 01, 2015. Fourth Award in the Faculty Category along with cash prize of Rs. 5000/- received in the Third International Conference on "Ethical & Technological Challenges of Management: A Blueprint for Global Business Excellence" organized by Altius Institute of Universal Studies, Indore on May 7, 2016. Currently, he is President of Indian Society for Technical Education, Indore Chapter. He is also coordinating Deemed University project of the Institute. He has worked as referee in editorial review board of AIMS International Journal of Management and as managing editor of Prestige International Journal of Management and Research. He is a corporate trainer of SPSS, MS Excel, etc. and conducted many training sessions for executives, faculty members, and students.

Dr. Anukool Manish Hyde
Ph.D., M.P.A. & L.W., PGDPM
Associate Professor : HR and O.B.

He joined the Institute on August 08, 2007 as Reader. Currently he is the Head (HR) at the Institute. He is approved Ph.D. guide in Management for DAVV, Indore. Seven research scholars have done Ph.D. under him. He has more than twenty one years of teaching experience and has industrial experience in Personnel Department. He has been awarded “Best Teacher” by PIMR in International Conference held in 2009. His areas of interest include Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Industrial Relations and Labour Laws, Organisation Behaviour. He was Organising Secretary for Second International Conference 08 at PIMR. He was Coordinator for National Research Methodology and National Case Writing Workshops at PIMR. He has attended several conferences and his many papers have been published in reputed Journals like VISION, XLRI etc. and Conference books. His manuals on Emotional Intelligence Scale and Organisation Commitment have been published. He has attended FDPs which were sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi. He has conducted Personality Development sessions, Mock Interviews for CAs and Management Students. He has conducted sessions for Platoon Commanders at Rustamji Armed Police Training College,Indore,NGO and various organisations. He is an Editorial member for many reputed journals.

Dr. Ajit Upadhyay
Ph.D., M.B.A., M.Sc.
Associate Professor : Marketing

He joined the institute on August 26, 2007. He has blend experience of industry and academic fields. He is having sixteen years of teaching and five years of industrial experience. He extended his marketing consultancy to Ahrihant Hospital Indore and trained SME entrepreneurs at SISI Indore, Communication training at Rustamji Armed force Training College at Indore. He also guided a project to the Nylons Industries Jalgaon (Maharashtra). He is also working as a sales trainer and personality developer. He organized various sales training sessions for pharma and insurance salesman. He has presented various programs on All India Radio, Indore and Bhopal and participated in special Radio –Talks. He has won the National Debate Championship for Vikram University, Ujjain (M.P.). He was also awarded by M.P. Vidhansabha Bhopal (M.P.) Legislative Assembly, Bhopal) in Model Parliament contest (Pratiman Sansad). He has attended Inter-National and National Conferences, seminar, FDP and workshops. He has presented papers in international conference on Management at Montclair state University, New jersey ,USA, IMT Dubai (U.A.E.), IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kozikode and IIM Indore. He has more than 100 research publications in his credit. His Paper also published in “International Journal of Marketing strategy” of Howard University USA.He has edited books titled “Managing in the New World Order-Strategies for Sustainable Business Development” and “ IT Enabled Marketing Practices For Global Business Organizations”. He also Chaired Session in Ineternational Management Conference at MS University,New Jersey (NY) USA. He has also developed case studies in management for MNCs and now included in ECCH (European case clearing House, Sweden) and PIMR case monograph series. Under his supervision Five Research scholars have been awarded Ph.D. from DAVV Indore.He was also invited as Member of National Lokadalat Jury members Council by MP High Court, Indore Bench. He organized International Conference, National conference, National Case Writing Workshops, National Research Methodology workshop, National Advertising workshops National Management Fest and many student development programs like National Summer training Projects contest for B-schools(2010) and National Case Study analysis and presentation contest for B- school(2012). He is also the founder of PIMR Marketing Forum (M- Hi). His area of interest includes consumer behavior, Digital marketing, social Media Marketing ,sales and distribution management, Rural Marketing, Advertising and Strategic Brand Management.

Dr. Vipin Choudhary
M.Sc., MBA, Ph.D. (Management)
Associate Professor: Marketing

He is currently working as Associate Professor with Prestige Institute of Management and Research (PIMR), Indore since July 1, 2008. He has over seventeen years of teaching experience at postgraduate level that include coordinating and handling of various academic and administrative responsibilities including International Conference, Manthan, Research Methodology Workshop, Swavlamban, Examination, Admissions, E-Cell, Shantiniketan to name a few. He is a recognized Ph.D. Supervisor in the Faculty of Management, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore Since 2010. He has presented several research papers in National and International Conferences and published research papers in Proceedings and Journals. He has also developed number of case studies. He has edited book titled “Managing People, Processes and Environment for Global Prosperity”. He has also edited a Case Monograph titled ‘Cases in Management: Indian Experiences’. Currently, he is Managing Editor of Prestige International Journal of Management and Research. He has conducted a different training sessions on ‘Sales Management’ for employees of Indian Postal Department. He also conducted training sessions on ‘Motivation’ for Platoon Commanders of Police Department at Rustamji Armed Police Training College (RAPTC), Indore. He has been member of Indian Society of Training and Development (ISTD) and has served as an Honorary Secretary in Indore Chapter two years. He had been coordinator of ‘Aaghaaz’ Entrepreneurship Development Cell, PIMR in association with NEN for several years. He has also worked with Institute of Business Management and Research, Indore for more than eight years. He has also attended several National and International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Faculty Development Programs organized by renowned institutes including IIM Bangalore, IIT Roorkee, MDI Gurgoan, NMIMS Mumbai, International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi, National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), Bangalore etc. He has also done Advanced Courses, EEC Course (Entrepreneurship Educators Course) and Foundation Course organized by NEN. His areas of interest include Services Marketing, Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Management, Information Technology, Entrepreneurship and Business Research Methods.
Dr. Rajesh Jangalwa
PGDBM, MPA
Associate Professor: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Organizational Behaviour and Organizational Development

He has joined the institute on 27th July 2006. He has nineteen years of experience including fourteen years of teaching and more than three years of industrial experience. He has fourteen research papers and case-studies in National and International Journals and Magazines to his credit. He has recently submitted his Ph.D. thesis in the area of Micro Organizational Behaviour. Apart from research his interest areas are training, development, creativity and innovation, optimism and spiritual intelligence. He has conducted seventeen training programs for various business houses and companies including Indian blue-chip organisation. He is a life member of Indian Society for Training and Development, New Delhi and National HRD Network, Hyderabad. Since last two years he is a Secretary for the Indore Chapter of National NHRD Network.

He is working on two major projects One ‘Occupational Hazards of Police Organisations’ and ‘Meaning of Work in Indian Heritage’.
Dr. Deepak Jaroliya
Phd., M.C.A.
Associate Professor: Systems

Deepak Jaroliya is Associate Professor in the area of Systems. He is associated with Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore since 2004. He has been awarded with Phd. degree by Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhylaya, Indore. He has done Master of Computer Applications from D.A.V.V., Indore. Presently, he is on the Editorial Board of Prestige International Journal of Management and Research. Dr. Jaroliya is also a member on the review panel of Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited. He is Secretary cum Treasurer of Indian Society of Technical Education, Indore Chapter. He is life member of National HRD Network. Beside this, Dr. Jaroliya is the coordinator for the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the Institute.
He has published research papers, cases and articles in varied disciplines of management and actively involved in editorial work. He has twenty five publications to his credit. He has edited five books titled “Information and Communication Technologies: Enhancing Business Competencies Through Innovative Practices”; “Value Creation for Competitive Differentiation (Emerging Trends in HRM and Marketing” and “Value Creation for Competitive Differentiation (Emerging Financial and Technological Trends)” in the year 2011 “Managing in the New World Order: Strategies for Sustainable Business Development” in the year 2010 and “IT Enabled Practices and Emerging Management Paradigms” in the year 2008. He has participated in various development workshops organized by top business schools like Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore etc. He has conducted workshops for various organizations like JMC Projects (India) Ltd. He has presented research papers at various national and international conferences held at IIM, Ahmedabad, ISB, Hyderabad; IIT, Bombay; NITIE, Mumbai; IIM, Khozikode; NIRMA University, Ahmedabad etc. His research and teaching area includes e-Banking, e-Business, Research Methods.

Dr. Swaranjeet Arora

Ph.D., M.F.A and UGC-NET Qualified
Associate Professor: Finance

Dr. Arora is faculty in finance and accounting area with more than sixteen years of work experience as management educator. Currently she is Associate Professor in Department of Management at Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore. She has also served IIM Indore as academic associate. She has done her doctorate in management and post graduation in finance from Devi Ahilya vishwavidyalaya, Indore. She is UGC-NET (Management) qualified. Her doctoral work was in the area of risk management system in banks. She is recognized Ph.D. guide in faculty of management at DAVV, Indore; ITM Raipur and Pacific University, Udaipur. Her area of interest includes Risk management, Banking and Investment Management. She has more than fifty publications to her credit and her research papers and case studies have been published in journals of international and national repute including the journals listed in Scopus and ADBC Journals list. Some of her cases have also been published online and uploaded on www.thecasecentre.org. by the Case Centre, North America, USA. Her doctoral dissertation has been published by the Journal of Finance India. She has also received research awards for her publications from Asia Pacific Journal of Business, Kangwon National University, Korea and best research paper award from SAMVID, The Annual Research Journal of SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. She has edited four research books and was also conference secretary of PIMR tenth and eleventh international conferences in years 2016 and 2017. She was also Managing Editor of Prestige e-journal of Management and Research and is reviewer for various International and National journals like Journal of Management Development (ISSN: 0262-1711); Asia-Pacific Finance and Accounting Review (ISSN: 2278-1838); FIIB Review and Inderscience Journals.

Dr. Manisha Singhai

Associate Professor
Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

She joined the Institute on August 01, 1998. She has over thirteen years of teaching experience and more than 18 years of research experience. She has attended several International and National Conferences, Seminars, Research Methodology Workshops, Case Writing Workshops and Faculty Development Programmes. She has also presented number of papers in national and international conferences. She has more than 40 publications to her credit which include research papers, case studies, book reviews, status papers, psychological test material and monograph. Her research papers have been published in several reputed national and international journals and books. She has developed a number of case studies. Some of her cases have also been published by European Case Clearing House and
PIMR Case Monograph Series. She has developed a psychological test titled Type A/B Behavioural Pattern Scale. She has also published a monograph on Measures of the Samples of Behavior: Compendium of Instruments. She has also written three status papers on “Organizational Excellence through Vibrant HR Practices”,“Effective Talent Management for Organisational Success in a Global Environment” and “Organisational Performance through Strategic HRM”. She has conducted various training programs on Development of Subordinates, Motivation and Personal Management. She was also Associate Editor and Managing Editor of Prestige e-Journal of Management and Research. She has also been appointed member of editorial board of various reputed international e-journals. She is a member of curriculum updation committee and board of studies at PIMR. She is also appointed as recognized Ph.D. supervisor by Devi Ahilya University, Indore,

Pacific University, Udaipur and ITM University, Raipur. She is life member of Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD), New Delhi. She was elected as vice chairperson of ISTD, Indore chapter for the session 2011-12 and chairperson for the session 2012-2013. She has Coordinated Semester Examination, National Management Fest-Manthan, Case Writing Workshops, Internal Assessment, Attendance, Time Table, National Conference, NAAC Visit, Autonomous Visit, Assessment Centre, Academic Forum and Alumni Meet. She is also Academic Coordinator of PIMR Law Department. Her areas of interest include Research, Organizational Behavior, Motivation and Stress Management.
Dr. Tarun Kushwaha
Ph.D, MBA
Associate Professor (Marketing)

He joined the institute on August 1, 2014. He has fifteen years of experience in academics and has worked with various institutes of national repute. Before joining PIMR he was working with Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Pune, from August 2011 to July 2014, as Associate Professor. At SIBM Pune he handled various responsibilities including the Faculty In-charge for weekend programs. He has many research papaers in his credit which are published in various national and international jouirnals in cluding the journals of Elsevier. He has also authored many cases which are published in various journals, books and monographs. He was the chairman of research committee at SIBM Pune in 2013-2014 and was the member of editorial committee of the research journal SAMVAD. He was the member of program committee of 2nd and 3rd Annual International Conference on Enterprise Marketing and Globalization (EMG) organized by Global Science & Technology Forum (GSTF), Singapore. He has also attended various international and national conferences and has presented papaers. He is actively involved in corporate training and is the main trainer for organizations like Cybeage, Bajaj Allianze Life Insurance Corporation, SBI Learning Centre, Employees Provident Fund etc. His areas of interest are Consumer Behaviour, Services Marketing, Branding and Strategic Marketing.

CMA Dr. Niranjan Shastri

He joined the Institute on August 1, 2016. He has fifteen years of teaching experience and five years of industrial experience. He secured outstanding feedback of students and hence awarded as best faculty several times.He has also been teaching as visiting faculty of management and commerce in Devi Ahilya University in doctoral and post graduate programs specially designed for sharpening the skills of academicians and executives. He was also invited by UGC-HRDC as resource person for teaching as well as coordination of short term skill development and refresher programs.

He has reviewed many books, published and presented international and national research papers & case studies, wrote articles in professional journals and edited professional journals. He has successfully guided many Doctoral and PG Research works in the area of business management. He has contributed in developing and delivering programs and courses as Head Academics, Program Chair and member of review committee on several occasions for university and institutes.

He has excellent academic records consisting consistent high scores at all the levels from primary to post graduation. Further He secured All India Rank in CMA final examinations, first rank in Ph.D. Course work of the university and very high score in UGC-NET exam. Besides being life member of alumni association of IIMA, he is a fellow member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and an Associate Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is also an Authorized Financial Education Resource Person of SEBI. He happens to be faculty in oral coaching classes of CMA as well as resource person at various occasions for Chapters of CMA/CS/CA. He was elected as Chairman of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India – Indore Dewas Chapter for the year 2011-12 & 2012-13 during which received best chapter award. Further, he was nominated as Co-opted member in Editorial Board of Bulletin of Western India Regional Council of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India for the year 2012-13 & 2013-14. He was also nominated as team member for various regional and national cost conferences and conventions and seminars organized by The Institute of Cost Accountants of India.Hence, he is familiar with the statutory professional bodies and their contribution in Industry.

His areas of interest include statutory cost audit & compliances, management assurance audit & internal audit, cost management, management information system w.r.t. ERP / SAP FI-CO, management control systems, direct/indirect taxation, corporate laws & governance, business strategy, personal financial planning, accounting and control.
Dr. Murli Dhar Panga

He is Ph.D. and MBA with 16 years of rich & extensive experience in Education. His area of specialization is international business. He has done his doctoral work on Indo-Australian Bi- lateral trade. His area of interest is international business. He has joined PIMR on 01 February, 2017. Previous to this he has 16 years of teaching experience. He has occupied the position of Director of Medicaps Techno-Management from 2011 till 2014 in which he headed Department of MCA, MBA (Foreign Trade), MBA (MM) and MBA (FT) 60 seats and there after took over as Director of Apex Institute of Management and Research, Indore for two years. He was also elevated as Professor under college code 28 of DAVV University during his services at Medicaps Techno-Management. He was visiting faculty at DAVV University for MBA (Foreign Trade) students in year 2008. He is a member of Board of Studies at Medicaps University. He is a carrier counselor and was in the interview panel of many selection committees. He has remained in the board of various institutions and has guided them in establishment. He has been involved with establishment, exports and international marketing of few export companies. He has conducted training session for employees of export companies. He is a registered Phd guide to three different universities of India- Devi Ahilya University Indore, Punjab Technical University and Dr. K.N.Modi University, Rajasthan in departments of Management, Future studies and commerce. He has eight research scholars registered under him out of whom five research scholars have already been awarded PhD by the university. He has authored more than a dozen research papers in journals of national and international repute. He has worked extensively on almost all regional economic integrations and has presented his research work at various IIMs. He has edited two books “Paradigm Shift and Challenges for Sustainable Global Business”, ISBN: 978-81- 7446-960- 1, and “Global Education System and Changing Social Arena” ISBN: 978-81- 7446-959- 5. He is also appointed as member of editorial board of International Organization of Scientific Research and Development (IOSRD).
Dr. Shubhangi Jore
Ph.D., M Sc (Statistics, Assistant Professor ( SG) : Systems/QT

Dr. Shubhangi Jore is currently Assistant Professor (SG) in Systems/QT. She he has been associated with Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore since July 14, 2005. She has four and half years of industry experience and more than fourteen years of teaching experience at postgraduate and undergraduate levels that include coordinating and handling of various academic and administrative responsibilities. She has obtained B.Sc. Statistics degree from Holkar College, Indore and has done M.Sc. Statistics from School of Statistics, DAVV Indore. She has done her Ph.D. from School of Future studies and Management (Faculty of Management), DAVV, Indore. Her doctoral work was on Estimating Asymptotic Limit of Consumption and Threshold Level of Income: Micro and Macro Econometric Applications with Futuristic Approach. Some of her work has been published in indexed journals. She has received Best International Refereed Journal Publication Award by Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore in the Ninth PIMR International Conference held on January 30-31, 2015. Her areas of interest include Statistics, Quantitative Techniques and Operations Research. She has thirty publications to her credit. She is a life time member of ISTD Indore Chapter.

She has attended and presented paper in various National and International Conferences including IIM, Indore, MICA, Ahmadabad and Nirma University, Ahmadabad. She has presented research articles in the annual conference of The Indian Economic Association and The Indian Econometric Society. She has also attended various development programs like Case Writing Workshop, Research Methodology Workshop. Five cases developed by her have also been published by European Case Clearing House, The Case Centre Cranfield University, U.K. She has also served on the Editorial Board of Prestige International Journal of Management and Research. She is member of board of curriculum updating committee, quality assurance and board of studies.

 

Dr. Rupal Chowdhary
Ph.D., M.Phil, MA (Economics), UGC NET Qualified
Assistant Professor: Economics

Dr. Rupal Chowdhary is currently Assistant Professor (SG) in the area of Economics. She has been associated with the Prestige Institute of Management and Research from more than ten years. She has also served IIM Indore as a trainee Academic Associate. Her areas of interest includes Managerial Economics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Econometrics and Economic Indicators. She has more than thirty publications to her credit. Some of her work has been published in indexed journals. Her doctoral work was in the area of Macroeconomic Variables and its relationship with Economic Growth in India : A study Since Economic Reforms. She has developed number of case studies and four of the case studies are published with the European Case Clearing House, Cranfield University, UK. She has also written number of status papers on Indian economy. She has attended and presented paper in various National and International Conferences including IIM, Indore, MICA, Ahmedabad and Nirma University, Ahmedabad. She has been Honorary Secretary and life member of Indian Society of Training and Development, Indore Chapter. She has also acted as a reviewer for McMillan publishers for the books in the area of Economics. She has also served on the Editorial Board of Prestige International Journal of Management and Research.

Dr. Pragya Keshari
Ph. D. MBA (APR)
Assistant Professor (Senior Grade)

She joined the Institute on July 23, 2005. She has fours years of industry experience in the area of print media and twelve years of teaching experience. Her area of interests includes International Marketing, Advertising, Brand Management and Service Marketing. She has twenty five publications in reputed national and international journals in the area of Advertising, Brand Management and Consumer Behavior to her credit. She has attended and presented papers in various National and International Conferences including Nirma University, Ahmedabad and J K Lakshmipat University, Jaipur. She has also conducted training programs for Class III officers of Indian Postal Department on “Product Selling Techniques”; for Platoon Commanders at Police Training Academy; and for Retail Sales Associate- Level 4 at NSDC. She has organized and attended various faculty development programs such as Case Writing Workshop, Research Methodology Workshop, to name a few. She was on the Editorial Board of Prestige Research Abstracts, an annual Journal of Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore. She has edited a book titled “Mapping Business Excellence through Vision, Values and Vibrant Practices” and has also authored Status Paper “Role of NGOs in Sustainable Development”, which was released during International Conference. She is also working on a Research Project sponsored and funded by ICSSR, Ministry of HRD, New Delhi.

Dr. Suyash Jhawar
Ph.D, MBA (Systems and HR)
Senor Assistant Professor,
Computer Application, HR and GM

Suyash Jhawar,
 Ph.D., MBA (Systems and HR), is presently working as a Senior Faculty in the area of Systems, General Management and Human Resource Management at Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore. He has more than fifty publications to his credit which includes research articles, case studies, book reviews etc. He took training sessions at Rustamji Armed Force Police Training School, Indore; Ministry of MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) Development Institute, Govt. of India; Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD) Indore chapter and Mahakal Institute of Management, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh on various topics of management and SPSS (Statistical Package of Social Sciences) – A Statistical Tool for Data Analysis. He has conducted twenty days training on “Soft Skills and Product Selling” for executives of postal department of Madhya Pradesh, India. He has conducted various workshops and seminars on ‘Ms-Excel’ and ‘Internet’ for the management students. He has presented several research papers/case studies in National and International conferences across the country. He has been an evaluator of Summer Training Contest organized by AIMS, New Delhi. He is a life member of National HRD Network, New Delhi. He has been invited as guest and jury member by the various professional associations and institutions of India during various occasions. His research area is Training Effectiveness and teaching areas are E-Business, Computer Applications, Computer Networks, International HRM, Training & Development and General Management. His special achievements and interest are in dramatics and singing and he also took part in many stage performances for singing and acting. He has been coordinating SPIC-MACAY (Society for Promoting Indian Classical Music and Culture among Youth) since long for promoting Indian music and culture for students.
Dr. Bhavna Sharma
Ph.D., MCA, ADCA,PGDCA, Refresher Course
Assistant Professor: Systems

She joined the Institute on October 25, 1996 as Academic In-charge and as Lecturer on January 1, 2005 after completing Master of Computer Application. She has been awarded Ph.D. from DAVV, Indore in the areas of Management entitled A Study of Innovative Business Potential of Internet Services in Rural and Urban Areas. She has more than nine years of teaching experience at postgraduate and undergraduate levels. She has coordinating and handling of various administrative responsibilities apart from academic activities. Her areas of interest include Information Technology, Computer Architecture, Computer Applications, E-commerce, DBMS, Computer Network, Artificial Intelligence and MIS. She has seventeen national and international publications to her credit and presented twelve papers in national and international conferences. She has attended a number of national and international conferences, case writing workshops, research methodology workshops, seminars, conventions and faculty development programs like Refresher Course, workshops conducted by IIT,Bomaby. She has also conducted training program. She has also been appointed as a paper setter and practical examiner by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore. The Institute has awarded her for continuous services as member of the PIMR Fraternity and valued association of 10 years with the Institute. She is a Life Member of the ISTE, New Delhi and Member, Executive Council, ISTE, Indore Chapter from the years 2005.

Dr. Ranjana Patel
M.B.A. (Finance and Information Technology)
Assistant Professor: Finance

She joined the institute on July 4, 2006. She is having more than twelve years of academic and research experience along with year of corporate experience. She has more than Twenty Five publications to her credit and has taken part in various National and International conferences, workshops, seminars and faculty development programs. She is Asset Qualified Professional Programmer ( AQPP). She has successfully coordinated various National and International level Institute developmental activities for the Institute. She has presented research papers at various national and international conferences. She has conducted training sessions for Platoon Commanders at Rustamji Armed Force Police Training School, Indore and Postal Department, Government of India. She has also co-authored a book on Business Communication, edited one International Conference book titled Business Innovations and Entrepreneurship: Transforming World Economy(2010) and two Monographs titled Contemporary Cases in Management (2008) and Business Renaissance: Innovative Architecture for Tomorrow (2009). She has also complied one status paper on Managing Environmental Changes for Global Prosperity. She was also in the editorial board of Prestige International Journal of Management and Research and Prestige Research Abstracts.

Her teaching areas include Project Management, Financial Derivatives, Financial Modeling Using Excel, Financial Services, Entrepreneurship, Business Communication and Strategic Management. Her training interests include Project Management, Advanced Modeling in Excel, Personality Development, Business Communication, Entrepreneurship, Stress Management and Motivation.
Dr. Raksha Chauhan
Ph D (Comp. Sc.), M. Sc. (Comp. Sc.)
Assistant Professor: Information Technology / Systems

She has joined the institute on 1st July 2008 as Assistant Professor in the area of Information Technology / Systems. She has been awarded as “Best Teacher” by PIMR Indore in 2009. She is M. Sc. Computer Science and pursuing Ph.D. in Computer Science. She is having Thirteen years teaching experience at Postgraduate and Undergraduate levels in various renowned universities and institutions like IGNOU, BHOJ, SIMS, ICEPS etc. for the teaching purpose of various courses like M.C.M., M. C. A., M. B. A., B.B.A. & B.C.A. Her area of interests are VB, DDIS, FTIS, DBMS, COBOL, DCO, CA, DS, Unix, C, C++, ITF, Corel Draw, Software Engineering, Assembly language, Networking, Information System, Operating System, Computer Programming etc. She had also developed software’s for C.A.T. (Center for advanced Technology, Now Known as Raja Ramanna Center for Advanced Technology, Indore) as a part of project work at postgraduate level. She is having Fifteen Publications in her account and had attended many National and International conferences, seminars, workshops, Faculty Development Programs organized by various institutes from time to time.

Dr. Kalpana Agrawal
Ph.D, MBA, MFT, M.A.(English), BSc.(Bio.)
Assistant Professor - HR, Marketing and Foreign Trade

Dr. Kalpana Agrawal possesses thirteen years of experience in academics and research in the domain of HR and OB, Marketing ,Foreign Trade and one year industry experience as Assistant Merchandiser with Prathibha Syntex, Pithampur. She was awarded her Ph.D in HR and OB in the year 2010 and has sixty publications in National Refreed and International journals with good impact factor. She has been a keen reader and agile researcher.She has extreme flair for innovation. She had got best published paper award by IJTD in the year 2009 and II best Ph.D award in the year 2012.She is in the process of further expediting the research work. Her current research includes Green HRM,HR Analytics,Virtual HRM, Trend of absenteeism, smart city, GST, FDI in Automobile, Nestle’s Maggi after Crisis to name a few. She developed a syllabus of global HRM for teaching. She held various academic positions in Premier management schools. She is also corporate trainer, conducted training sessions on “How to handle boss”, “Interpersonal relations”, “Work culture and self discipline”.She presented her research work in various IIMs and in different countires like Dubai,Colombo,Malaysia. She is also Ph.D guide. She is on editorial board of many National and International Journals. She is austerely involved in the process of students’ overall and career development and current knowledge updation. She is socially conscious and incessantly espoused to the cause of promoting and providing impetus to humanity.

Dr. Manish Joshi
Ph D (Management), MBA (Marketing), B Sc (Micro Biology)
Assistant Professor : Marketing

He joined the institute on July 8th, 2008 as Assistant Professor (Marketing Department). Prior to academics he has 14 years of extensive corporate world experience in sales, marketing and training. He was working with a fortune 500 listed pharmaceutical company and a leading multinational insurance company. He participated in couple of national, international conferences, seminars, workshops, faculty development programs conducted by eminent management institutes. Few research papers in national and international journals are part of his publication credit. He participated in a Management Development Program conducted by Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad. Presently Dr. Manish Joshi is Founder Faculty Convener- PIMR UG Indore Management Association Student Chapter. His areas of interest include training, sales, marketing and corporate relations. He has experience in Corporate Training on topics like Soft Skills, Personality Development, Attitude Building, Personal Branding, Insurance, Consumer Behavior, etc. He is life member Indian Society for Training and Development. He is a proud alumnus of pioneer batch of Prestige Institute of Management and Research (MBA-Part Time 1994). Dr. Joshi has been conferred Best Teacher Award by Prestige Institute of Management and Research. He is devotee of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).

Dr. Sukhjeet Kaur Matharu
Ph.D (Commerce), MBA( Finance), M.Phil, M.Com, DBM, B.Com(Mumbai University)

Dr. Sukhjeet Kaur Matharu has been associated with Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore since July 1, 2008 and is presently working as Assistant Professor (Finance). She has studied at Mumbai and has done her graduation in Commerce from Mumbai University, M.Phil from D.A.V.V., Indore, MBA (Finance) from Pondicherry University and her Ph.D from, D.A.V.V Indore. She is a recognized supervisor for Ph.D at Pacific University, Udaipur. She is Editorial Board Member, Blue Ocean International Journal (BORJ- Journals) and International Scientific Academy of Engineering and Technology, Scientific Technical Committee and Editorial Board on Arts, Management and Social Sciences. She has been conferred upon PIMR Best Faculty Award in the year 2011 and 2017. She has Sixteen years of academic experience. She has attended a number of National and International Conferences where she has presented research papers in her area of specialization. She has attended professional development programs like research methodology workshops, case writing workshops, seminars, and faculty development programs. She has to her credit more than fifteen research publications in National and International Journals. She has coordinated various academic activities including Research Methodology Workshops, Major Research Projects, Internal Assessment, and Semester Examination. Her areas of interest include Accounting, Finance and Entrepreneurship.

Dr. Vinod Kumar Mishra
PhD, MBA, MTA, M.Ed (Educational Management)
M.Com., MA (Economics, English, Hindi)
Asst. Professor- Human Resource Management, Organisational Behaviour, Entrepreneurship, General Management.

He joined the Institute on 16 th July 2008. He has more than twenty Eight years of experience including twenty Six years of teaching and two years of industrial experience. He has 20 publications to his credit including One Book Management and Communication Skills.(2015). International Society for Green, Sustainable Engineering and Management, Government of West Bengal, India ISBN: 978-81- 930406-0- 7, 25 international and national research papers, case study and book reviews, abstracts and articles. He had his PhD in Entrepreneurship. His area of interest is Training, Personality Development, Tourism, Entrepreneurship,Organisational Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour, Business Ethics, Culture, Finance, Economics, Spiritual Management and Linguistics. He is a recognized faculty of Entrepreneurship of NSTEDB (National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board) Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi. He is avisiting faculty of MPCON Ltd. (Madhya Pradesh Consultancy Organisation) Bhopal, CEDMAP. He is a Faculty of Happiness Programme and YES+ Course of WAYE (World Alliance for Youth Empowerment) an alliance of United Nation Organisation and International Art of Living Foundation, India. He is a Yog expert and imparted training to corporate, Govt. executives and students. He is a Life Member of International Youth Hostels Association of India and worked as Camp Leader in Various National Adventure and Trekking Expeditions. He is counselor for various psychological and social mental Problems of students. He bestows Blessing to the people. He has organised Youth Empowerment Workshops for the youth of Institute and Indore District. He is associated with environmental protection, Yoga and Value education system and literary activities.

Dr. Raksha Thakur
Ph.D., MBA (IB)
Assistant Professor: International Business

She is an Assistant Professor associated with Prestige Institute of Management Research, Indore since 2008.  Dr. Raksha Thakur has done her Doctorate in the area of International Trade from School of Economics, D.A.V.V., Indore. Her Ph.D. topic was studying effect of Price Dumping on Indian economy with special reference to dumping from China. She has pursued MDP from IIM, Indore related to International Marketing, specifically on winning customers and markets internationally. She has industry experience and a wide academic experience of teaching at post graduate and undergraduate levels. She has multiple publications to her credit in the form of conference papers and management case studies. She has presented research papers in various national and international conferences. She holds a white and a yellow belt in Six Sigma quality management. She is a member of Madhya Pradesh Economic Association (MPEA). She has coordinated various institute building activities like syllabus development, student placements, extra mural lectures, major research projects and summer internships. She has also organized foreign edutainment tours and port visits to various countries like Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Europe.

Dr. Nishant Joshi
M.Com. MBA (Foreign Trade); Ph.D. (Management)
Assistant Professor (Senior Grade)

He is currently Assistant Professor (Senior Grade) in the area of International Business. He is also currently Professional Director of HF Trading Private Limited, now a 500 Million Indian Rupee turnover startup which is also a Government of India recognised status house exporter. Between the Year 2013 till June 2014 he was in the capacity of General Manager at Prestige Feed Mills Limited, the flagship company of the Prestige Group of Industries, heading the West Asian Exports. Between July 2014 till June 2016 he was CEO at Pro-Agricom Trade FZC, UAE. In May 2013 he received the priced invitation of the Eurasian University, A Government of Kazakistan University to be Speaker at the Astana Economic Forum a joint program of the IMF. The same year he conducted Summer School programs at the Eurasian National University and the Academy of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Government of Kazakistan. He is actively involved in providing the Prestige Group of Industries day to day strategic consultancy in the area of Forex & Custom Compliance, Policy based incentive acquisition, and marketing in the Arabian and Persian Gulf Countries. He has 08 Years of Industrial Experience and 06 Years of teaching Experience. He is a Ph.D. from coveted Banasthali Vidhyapeeth, Rajasthan a MHRD and NAAC Grade ‘A’ University on the topic, “An Empirical Study on Promotional Mix Strategies Adopted by Selected Soybean Processing Companies”. He is a M.Com and a MBA specialising in Foreign Trade. He is author to One Book titled, "Company Law and Secretarial Practices", published in the year 2011 and has Edited on research book titled, "Gravity" comprising of research papers prepared by Under Graduate Students of the Institute. He has been active in research work and has published 20 research papers in national and international Journals and Books. He has presented his research in various International conferences held abroad in UAE, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Germany. He is life member of AIB (Association of International Business) Michigan, USA. Other than Journals and Books, he has written many articles for popular magazines like Business Today, Indore Manager Etc. His area of interest includes Promotional Strategies, International Market Selection and Product selection, Trade Financing and Market Research.

Dr. Punit Kumar Dwivedi
PhD (Commerce), MBA( General Management), M.Com, MDP (IIM-A)

Dr. Punit Kumar Dwivedi is academically associated as Faculty in Accounting and Finance Area in PIMR Indore. He is the coordinator of PIMR Entreprneurship Cell Aaghaaz. He is a PhD Guide (Registered) at FMS-Pacific University,Udaipur,Rajasthan and ICFAI Jharkhand. He was also an Expert Committee Member of WCAER – World Center for Academic Excellence and Research. He is Associate Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Management & Entrepreneurship Research (APJMER), Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Financial Management (IJFM), Advisory & Review Board Member of PES Business Review, Bengaluru, India, Editorial Member of International Journal of Marketing and Business Communication (IJMBC),CLEAR- International Journal of Research in Commerce and Management n(IJRCM),AE International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (AE-IJMR), Blue Ocean International Journal (BORJ- Journals), India. He is also in Book Review Board of two edited books entitled  Rural Management in Post-Reform Era  and Rural Development in Post- Colonial Era. Dr. Dwivedi is Honble General Secretary of Society for Advancement of Villagers Education and Rural Assistance (Savera NGO). He is the Chapter Head (Indore) of Management Teachers Consortium-Global (MTC-G). He has ‘N’ number of National and International publications in refereed journals and books having ISSN and ISBN. He is also Visiting Faculty at RICM (Regional Institute of Cooperative Management, Gandhinagar) Attended 20+ Faculty Development Workshops including workshops at ISB Hyderabad and AIMA, New Delhi. He has Coordinated (as Secretary/Convener/Chief-Coordinator- FDP) a series of FDPs on “Recent Trends in Teaching Pedagogies and Research Methodology". Dr. Dwivedi is also Faculty Trainer of National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). Attended MDP "Train the Trainer's Program" at KLMDC IIM-Ahmedabad. He has also Participated and Presented Research Papers in 10 International Conferences and 18+ National Conferences. He has also invited as Chair-Person for different Technical-Sessions specialized with Entrepreneurship, Finance, Agri -Marketing and Corporate Governance in various International and National Conference. Recently, He has coordinated “Largest Backwards Walk” “Guinness World Records-2014 under the flagship of Aaghaaz Entrepreneurship Cell PIMR. He is honorable Advisory Board Member of Indian Railways Indore Junction, Ratlam Division, National Conference and Workshop organized by MHRD-UGC at SBS Govt. College, Rudrapur. He is Board of Study member of Office Automation Course of Dibrugarh University, Assam. He has authored and edited a book on “ Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship” He is the Brand Ambassador (Academics) of Indore Smart City Project and Swachh Indore Mission of Indore Municipal Corporation. Dr. Dwivedi has been awarded twice by the Honorable Governor of U.P for his Innovative approaches in the field of Entrepreneurship and Skill Development.

Prof Sarfaraz Ansari
Ph. D (Mgmt.) Pursuing,
MBA (Finance) – 5 yrs integrated
Master of Financial Analyst (MFA)
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Registered Financial Resource Person - SEBI
Asst. Professor – Finance
Academic Experience – More than 6 years

He has more than 6 years of academic experience and presently associated with Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore as Assistant Professor in the area of finance. He is pursuing Ph. D. (Management) on the topic “A Study of Investment Behaviour of Investors in India” from Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhayala, Indore. His area of expertise is Investment Management, Security Analysis and Financial Markets. He is also empanelled as financial resource person by Security Exchange Baord of India to conduct workshops in Madhya Pradesh to create financial Literacy among investors. He has high level of initiative towards research oriented activities as well as extra-curricular areas, developing student centered, congenial learning techniques. He has attended various National and International Conferences and published papers for the same. He has attended various FDPs, Case Writing Workshops, and Research Methodology Workshops. As a coordinator he represented various students’ activities at National level events like Manthan (Annual Cultural Fest), Pragya (National Summer Internship Report Presentation Contest), Prayas (National Major Research Project Contest), Shantiniketan (A learning cum excursion tour), Coordinated Educational Visit to RBI, SEBI and NSE with students. He is an MBA graduate with Finance specialization from International Institute of Professional Studies (IIPS), DAVV Indore, Master of Financial Analyst (MFA) from ICFAI University, Hyderabad and awarded with Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He has also done various certifications from NCFM conducted by NSE.


Prof Farhat Ali Syed
MBA(HR, Marketing), MA(English Lit.)
Assistant Professor

She has joined the institute on 12th Dec., 2012. An Economic graduate from Mumbai University, she has varied exposure of five years in industry & four years in teaching. She started her career with multinational companies and also developed software for All India Radio (AIR) but her love for teaching brought her to the Academics. Her area of interest is HR, business communication and English. Her expertise lies in preparing students for their job interviews and self grooming. She has attended many workshops and seminars and also presented papers in national and international conferences.

Prof Dharmendra Sharma
Assistant professor
M.Phil, MBA, PGPM

He is working as an Assistant Professor in Prestige Institute of Management and Research. Acquired degree of M.Phil in Management from DAVV University, MBA from Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar (Punjab). He has done Post Graduation Program in Management from IILM Institute of higher education, New Delhi and Graduated in Computer Application from Barkatullah University, Bhopal (M.P), Having 3 years of Industrial, and 4 years of higher teaching experience. He has attended various National & International Conferences and workshops on various disciplines of Management. He has 10 publications to his credit. His areas of interest are Business Statistics, Quantitative Techniques, Production & Operations Management, Operations Research and Marketing Research. He is having Certificate of Appreciation from Educational Assessment Australia in coordinating, “The International Assessments for Mathematics in Indian Schools.” In addition to this he has successfully coordinated many academic activities like Coordinator of Discipline Committee, Summer Training program, Industry Visit and Port Visit for the students. Based on his keen interest and active participation in teaching and social work, he has been elected as President for Madhya Pradesh unit of “Nachiketa, Centre for Development of Human Potential” (NGO).

Prof Deepesh Mamtani
MBA (PA), B.E. (COMPUTER SCIENCES)
Assistant Professor: HR and Systems

He has been associated with Prestige Institute of Management & Research, Indore since December, 2012 and is presently working as Assistant Professor. He did his masters in Personnel Administration from DAVV, Indore and bachelor in Computer Sciences and Engineering from RGPV, Bhopal. He has two and half years of teaching experience and more than one year of industrial experience. His interests are in the area of management competency development, HR issues in managing organisational change, human resource management and development. His other core competencies lies in areas of Corporate IT strategy, MIS design frameworks, IT for development and Decision Support Systems. He has attended multifarious conferences and workshops. He takes immense pride in serving his alma mater Prestige Institute of Management of which he is a proud alumnus.

Prof. Kushboo Makwana
MBA (APR)
Assistant Professor

She has joined the institute on 1st April 2010.Prior to academics she has 01 year extensive corporate experience in Public Relations & Events. She started her career with INOX Multiplex after which he joined academics. She has worked with Vaishnav Management College. Presently she is a co-ordinator for event management Programme. Her areas of interest are Marketing Management, Advertising, Events and Public Relations.

Dr. Satnam Kaur Ubeja
MBA, M.Sc(Maths)
Assistant Professor: Marketing

She joined the Institute on Dec 19, 2011. She has submitted her Ph.D. Thesis is Jan 2012 in the area of marketing from JNIBM, Vikram University, Ujjain. She has done her MBA in 2005, M.Sc (Maths) in 1999 and B.Sc in 1997 from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore. She has twelve years of teaching experience at postgraduate and undergraduate levels that include coordinating and handling of various academic and administrative responsibilities. She has served in M.B.Khalsa College, Indore for seven years, One year for IMR, Nashik, two years for PITM, Indore, About one year for PIPS, Indore. She has been empanelled as paper setter and examiner by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, Pioneer Institute of Professional Studies, Indore. She has presented research papers in National / International Conferences and published research papers in Proceedings and Journals. He has also attended several National / International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, organized by various institutes including MTMI, Canada, MTMI, IMS Indore, MITS, Indore, PIPS, Indore, Her areas of interest include product and Brand Management, Product Management and strategies, Marketing Management Advertising, Brand Management and Service Marketing and also Higher maths papers, Calculus, Differential Equations, Business, Statistics Research Methodology, QT, OR, All, Complex analysis and all UG mathematics papers. She has nine publications in the area of marketing and general management to her credit. She was HOD in PITM , Indore and cultural head in every college from last 10 years, she was counseling head in M.B. Khalsa college in year 2003-07, and PITM 2008-10, Program coordinator in PIPS, Indore, for the year 2010-11 and also Coordinator of Major Research Projects of PG students, Joint Sectary in national Conference PIPS, Indore.

Dr. Raju C. John
Ph.D., M.A.M.C.
Assistant Professor: Mass Communication

He joined the Institute on November 21, 2011 as Assistant Professor. Currently he is the coordinator of Mass Communication Program. He has five years of teaching experience. He has industrial experience in news channel, magazine and newspaper. He also worked as Public Relation Officer with IIM Indore. His areas of interest include development communication, reporting and editing. He was coordinator of publicity for International Conference- 2012 at PIMR. He has attended conferences, seminars and his many papers have been published in reputed Journals.

Prof. Shardha Haryani
M.Sc. (Mathematics)
Assistant Professor

She joined the institute on July 12, 2010. She has done M.Sc(Mathematics) from Holkar Science College, D.A.V.V., Indore. She has seven years of teaching experience in academics. She has been distinction holder throughout the academics. She has various publications to her credit and has attended a number of conferences, seminars and workshops organized by various institutes and organizations. Her areas of interest are Differential Equations , Calculus , Discrete Mathematics and Statistics.

Prof. Shailendra Gangrade
MBA (Finance), Assistant Professor (Finance)

Prof. Shailendra Gangrade is currently Assistant Professor in the area of Finance joined the Institute on November 19, 2012. He is Pursuing Ph.D. in the area of Banking and Finance from DAVV, Indore. He has Done MBA with the specialisation Finance in 1996, from IMS, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore. He has Seven Years of industrial experience and fourteen years teaching experience at postgraduate levels, that include coordinating and handling various academic and administrative responsibilities including conduction of University Exam also. He has also worked as Area Manager in with DKT International and as a Business Manager with Vidhut Metallic’s India Limited also. In the area of academics he has served as faculty finance with Institute of Management Studies-DAVV, Medi-Caps Institute of Technology and Management Indore, Truba College of Engineering and Technology, Indore, LNCT-MER Indore and RKDF Institute of Management Bhopal also. He has been empanelled as Examiner and Paper Setter by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore and Institute of Management Studies (IMS) DAVV Indore. He has more than ten publications to his credit and his research articles have been published in Journals of International and National repute. He has attended many National and International Conferences where he has presented research papers in the area of Finance and Banking. He has also attained several Seminars, Workshops and FDPs organised by various institutes including PIMR Indore. He has in his credit more than 8 research Papers in National and International Journals and Books. He has been involved with teaching Financial Management, Financial Services, Financial Markets and Institutions, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Banking Services and Management, Accounting for Managers and other finance oriented subjects/courses at postgraduate level to the students of management.

Mr. Sunil Kumar Verma
M.B.A. (Finance & Marketing),
M. Phil (Commerce),
M.Com. (Accounting & Taxation)
M.A. (Economics),
P.G.D.C.A.,
UGC - NET Qualified (Commerce)
Assistant Professor: Accounting and Finance.

Mr. Sunil Kumar Verma is faculty in Accounting and Finance area with more than Sixteen year of work experience including fifteen years of teaching of postgraduate and undergraduate Students and one year of industrial experience. He is Assistant Professor in Department of Management at Prestige Institute of Management and Research Indore. He has been associated with Prestige Institute of Management and Research, (PIMR) Indore since 1 st of December 2012. He is also served Shree Gujarati Samaj Institution and other educational institution in Indore. He has done M. Phill in Commerce, M.Com. with pecializations in Accounting and Taxation, M.B.A. with Specialization in Finance and Marketing. and M.A. Economics from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore, he is UGC-NET (Commerce) qualified. Currently he is pursuing PhD. in Commerce from Vikarma University, Ujjain. His area of interest includes Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Management Accounting, Direct Taxation, Indirect Taxation, Financial Services, Project Management etc. he has more than ten publications to his credit and his research articles and case studies have been published in journals of international and national repute. He has attended several national and International level Conferences, workshops, seminars and faculty development Program and presented paper in various national and international conferences including Jamanlal Bajaj Institute of Management studies, Department of Management, University of Mumbai, Twenty one day refresher course (RC) organized by HRD-UGC, DAVV Indore and various workshop sponsored by UGC. He has also conducted training session in the area of Accounting, Fundamental Analysis of Companies, and Accounting Software, and E-filing of taxation. He is also coordinator of various academic and administrative responsibilities. He is Program officer of National Service Scheme (NSS) PIMR UNIT.

Prof. Arun Saxena
Assistant Professor

Mr. Arun Saxena is currently Assistant Professor in the area of Human Resource Management and Organisation Behaviour. He has more than six years of academic experience in different management colleges such as Shri Vaishnav Institute of Management, Indore, Medicaps Institute of Management, Indore and Chameli Devi School of Management , Indore. His area of interest includes HRM, Business and Labour Laws, Social and Industrial Psychology and HRD Audit. He has attended and published papers in various conferences and seminars in the field of management and law. He edified with number of case studies in subjects of management and law. He has attended Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology and Current Practices in HRM. He has also conducted sessions on Personality Development and Impression Management.

Dr. Ravi Changle
(B.Sc., M.B.A., Ph.D.)

Dr. Ravi Changle (B.Sc., M.B.A., Ph.D.) is currently an Assistant Professor in the area of Finance at Prestige institute of Management & Research, Indore. He has accomplished his Doctoral Program on the topic “A Study Measuring Risk of Public and Private Sector Banks Using GARCH Model” from Banasthali University and pursued MBA in Finance from IBS, Mumbai. He has worked as the Vice President of “Swastika Investmart Ltd.” He has also served IIM- Indore as an Academic Associate. Meanwhile he had been fulfilling the responsibilities of Research, Mentoring, Evaluation and Teaching as a faculty and gained experience of over 6 years. His area of teaching and Research interest includes Risk Management, Econometric Modeling and Testing, Marketing Research, Corporate Finance, Security Analysis & Portfolio management, Financial Engineering, & Investment Banking. He had presented and published papers in various National and International Conferences on several topics viz. Volatility Forecasting Using GARCH Models, GDP Forecasting Using ARIMA Model, Factor Analysis for Entrepreneur ability of Engineers and Managers, Impact of Dividend Announcements on Shareholder’s Wealth to name a few. He had also published a Case Study of NICT, developed cases on Gatiman Auto Ltd., IIFL Ltd., Crescent Water Parks, Indo-Fills Ltd., etc. and conducted various Student and Faculty Development Workshops on Business Intelligence and Data Analysis using Computer Applications in Mumbai and Indore. He has delivered hands on training on Research Methodology and SPSS to over 200 PhD (Management) Scholars of Devi Ahilya University for the fulfillment of the requirements of the Doctoral Program’s Research Corsework-2014. He has also conducted MDPs and FDPs on Business Intelligence and Research Methodology at Mumbai and Indore. His area of consulting and training include Risk Modeling and Management, Financial modeling using Excel, Research Intelligence using SPSS, E-views, SAS and STATA. Currently he is working on the book entitled “Corporate Governance and Risk Management”.
Key Functional Areas for Training, Research and Consulting: Enterprise and Financial Risk Management, Financial Modeling, Business Intelligence & Data Analytics using SAS, SPSS, E-Views and STATA, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management.

Dr. Bharti Malukani
Phd(Management), MBA(Honors), MCM(Honors), M.Com.
Assistant Professor

Dr Bharti Malukani has joined Prestige Institute Of Management Research on July 15, 2014. She has 10 years of academic experience and 6 months of industrial experience. Before joining PIMR, She has served LNCT Indore, Proton Business School, APS University, Rewa and BMM College , Bhilai. She has taught diverse set of subjects like Marketing, Service Marketing, Marketing Research, Research Methodology, IT, Ecommerce, Social Media, General Management, Business Communication etc. She has many research papers in his credit which are published in various national and international journals. She is the recipient of Best Research paper in National Seminar 2008 organized at SSIMT, Bhilai. She has authored a ISBN book “IT Fundamental and E Business”. She has worked as Editor in PIMR yearly magazine “ Pratishtha 2016”. She has also worked as Associate Editor in “ LNCT college yearly magazine Synergy 2010” and Editor in, Prabhandan & Taqniki (Vol 4th,5th & 6th, ISSN journal ), and worked as a Reviewer of IT track in International Conference Transilience 2012 held at Shri Shankracharya Institute of Technology and Management Bhilai and has also published 3 web publication. She has developed Psychological Tool ‘Scale Of Virtual Communities (VC) For Business Development’ (SVCBD-KBCS), 2013-2014. Published under MANASVI: National Psychological Corporation. She was appointed as a external examiner in University and Various institute. She has awarded for Best Faculty in Lakshmi Narain College of Technology -MER in 2012-13 and She acted as a resource person in various seminar of ICSI Indore.

Jitendra Patel
Assistant Professor UGC NET (Management),
MBA (Marketing) ,
BE (Electronics and Communication) )

Mr. Jitendra Patel has joined the institute on 1st July 2014 as an Assistant Professor. He is a Management Graduate with Masters Degree in Marketing. He is also pursuing PhD in Management. He has qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) in Management stream in 2012. He has done bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication from Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Bhopal. Before joining Prestige Institute of Management & Research, Indore, he had taught at various reputed management institutions in Indore and Bhopal. His areas of interest include Marketing Management, Service Marketing, Strategic Management, E Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Production and Operation Management. He has around 3 years of extensive and excellent experience in Academics and 2 year of extensive experience in banking and insurance Industry. He has awarded with faculty of the month and most dynamic entry award in his previous Institute. He was trainer and course designer in Sales Associate training organized by National Skill Development Organization. He has got 2 publications in reputed National Journal, 1 Publication in International Journal and 2 publications in conference proceedings. He has attended various management conferences, workshops and faculty development programs and also acted as resource person in some workshops.

CA. (Dr.) Sachchidanand Pachori
FCA, Ph.D. (Management), MBA, M.Com., B.Com.

CA. (Dr.) Sachchidanand Pachori is academically associated as Faculty in Accounting and Finance area in Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore. He has Eighteen years of experience comprising of academic, professional and industrial experience. He has presented a number of research papers in various National and International conferences and has attended various Faculty Development Programs, National Case Symposiums and Research Methodology workshops. He has twelve research papers and two case studies to his credit. He has received 2nd Best Research Paper Award at International Conference at SIMS, Indore. His areas of expertise are Financial Management, Financial Account, Income Tax, Project Management, Cost Accounting and Operation Research.

Ravi Kumar
Pursuing Ph.D, MBA and BCA
Assistant Professor- Marketing

Mr. Ravi Kumar is having more than 6 years experience in Advertising and Marketing, he is an MBA with dual majors in Marketing and Production Management. Currently he is pursuing his Ph.D. from Devi Ahilya University in the field of Management. He was previously associated with Srijan Advertising as a Senior Copywriter and Visualizer, where he worked on brands such as Maruti Suzuki, Free Press, Omaxe Developers and Tata Motors. Mr. Kumar has also been associated with advertising agencies such as Purple Focus and Addiction Brand Positioning in various profiles. He has won numerous national and international creative advertising contests.
Mr. Kumar has published numerous research papers in prominent journals and presented his work in various national and international conferences. His prime area of research is advertising, focusing on interactive versus traditional advertising effectiveness. His work on ethical advertising is also appreciated by the industry. He is also actively involved in his secondary majors- Operations and Production Management, having published research papers in Journal of Supply Chain and other prominent journals.

His areas of interest are Advertising, Digital Marketing, Creative Writing, Sales Promotion, Public Relations, Customer Relationship Management, Corporate Communications and Core Marketing.
Arnav Chowdhury
UGC NET (Management), MBA (Systems IT & Marketing) , BCA
Assistant Professor

Mr. Arnav Chowdhury has joined the institute on 1st July 2014 as an Assistant Professor. He is a Management Graduate with Masters Degree in System and Marketing also pursuing PhD in Management. He has qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) in Management stream in 2012. Prior to this he has graduated in Computer Applications from Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University, Bhopal. Before joining Prestige Institute of Management & Research, Indore, he had taught at various management institutions in Indore. His areas of interest include Information Technology, Systems, Marketing, E- Business, Operating Systems and Computer Applications. He was the Member- Editorial Team SVIM e-journal. He has around 3 years of extensive and excellent experience in Academics. Apart from this he has published one research paper in national and one research paper in international conferences and has attended various conferences, seminars and workshops.

Mrs Nivedita Wagle
Assistant Professor

She has been associated with PIMR since April,2009, as the Placement Officer.She is MBA(HR) and comes with a rich work experience of more than 17 years, both in India and abroad,withorganizations like Swissair, Emirates and Welingkar Instituteof Management and Research.

Pranay Karnik
MBA(Marketing),
M.Phil.(Psychology),
Pursuing Ph.D.(Management)
Assistant Professor-Marketing

He has a total work experience of 10 years and has worked with brands like Eli Lilly and Co., ICICI Prudential, HDFC Standard Life. He has been serving the industry as a corporate trainer since last 4 years and currently associated with Prestige Institute of Management & Research, Indore as Assistant Placement Officer. He has been conducting training programs successfully for industries like automobile, pharmaceuticals, textile, infrastructure, agriculture, leather, information technology, finance, manpower solutions and some PSUs on subjects like Interpersonal skills, selling skills, team building skills and various other managerial skills. His areas of expertise include subjects like Marketing Management, Sales and Distribution Management, Organizational Behaviour and Business Communication. His training and teaching methodology includes designing and developing customized training modules as per the training needs of the participants and ensuring the desired learning through case studies, role plays, activities games and discussions. His training style has been widely appreciated by majority of his clients which include organizations like, Volvo Eicher Commercial Ltd., Tata Steel, Avtec Ltd., NHDC Ltd.,NHPC Ltd., DCM Shriram Ltd. and many more.

Prof. KHUSHBOO SAMOTA
M.Tech. (Computer science), M.Sc. (Computer Science)
Assistant Professor: Systems/Information Technology

She joined the institute in July 2014 as an Assistant Professor in the area of Systems/Information Technology. She has obtained a graduation degree in Computer Application from MLSU, Udaipur(Raj) and completed her post-graduation (M.Sc., Computer Science) from SCSIT, DAVV Indore(M.P.) and carried forward her academics with completion of another post-graduation (M. Tech.,Computer Science) from very well renowned university BanasthaliVidyapith(Raj).She has been a distinction holder throughout her academics. She has 3.5 years teaching experience and 1 Year experience of Research & Development. She has technical expertise in Microsoft Office, Shell Programming and specializations in Computer Networking and Software Engineering. Her areas of interest are Fundamentals of IT, Unix/Linux Administration, and Management Information System etc. She acquired ISO 9001:2008 certificate in C, C++, Data Structures, DBMS, Visual Basics 6.0, and Java. She was selected for Board of Research in Fusion Science & Technology (BRFST) Internship program in the year 2012.She has worked as a project trainee in Department of Atomic Energy at Raja Ramanna Center for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), Indore. She has also completed “off campus outreach certificate programme which is a basic training program of “Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System and Global Positioning System” by IIRS(Indian Institute of Remote Sensing),Dehradun.She delivered Lectures as an expert of Computer Application for PhD course work and master degree program’s at Devi Ahilya University, Indore. She attended a winter school on “Data Analytics” which was conducted by IMPECS, Germany & SCSIT, DAVV, Indore.She also attended a QIP & FDP’s which was conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur. She also completedtwo STTP Programs, which is conducted by IIT Mumbai & IIT Kharagpur.She has attended many national &international workshops& Conferences. She has guided 10 B.Tech. Projects. She is actively working in the field of human values.She is a member of IACSIT (International Association of Computer Science & Information Technology) and IAENG (International Association of Engineers).

Prayatna Jain
Pursuing Ph.D., U.G.C. NET Qualified (Management)
BBA, MBA (Marketing with HR)
Assistant Professor – M.B.A. Department

He has joined Prestige Institute of Management and Research in July 2014. As far as his work experience of 7.5 years is concerned it’s a blend of both academics as well as industry. He is an university topper MBA 2009 Batch, completed his masters from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyala, Indore. He has started his career from the field of Training and Placements in Shri Vaishnav Institute of Management, Indore and also worked as Head - Dept. of Marketing thereof. He has an experience of two years in the manufacturing industry and served as member of core management team of the same. Parallel to the industrial job he has given his consultancy services to one of the leading Interior Designing firm in the town and also as a one of the editorial member of a publication house. Before joining PIMR he has served Swami Vivekanand College of Engineering as Asst. Prof. – MBA Dept.

He has contributed in various fields during his academic tenure like being officiating T&P officer, Editor- SVG chronicle (A Bi-monthly magazine) and in-charge career fairs. His core area of excellence is in organizing various kinds of academic and non-academic events. His area of interest are Marketing Management, Digital Marketing, Event Management, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Behavior, International Marketing and Consumer Behavior. He is also honored and holding office as President – VOSA (Vidya Sagar School Old Student Association). Currently he is in-charge Social Media Promotion of the institute, coordinator – (SOCH) E cell, Faculty in-charge Foreign Trip and an active member of admission committee of PIMR.
Dr Minal Uprety
Assistant Professor

She joined the institute in July 2014. She is Ph D in Statistics, M. Sc (Stats) & MBA in Operations. She has 7.5 years of experience in academics. Earlier she had worked with ICFAI, Raipur and Sanghvi Institute of Management & Science Indore. She has attended several national and international conferences and presented the papers. She has many national and international publications to her credit. She has also attended FDP on Operations Management organized by IIM Banglore & a month long training programme conducted by ICFAI Hyderabad. Her areas of interest are Statistics, Operations Management, Operations Research etc.

C.A. Umesh Kumar Bhavsar
Fellow Member of Institute of chartered Accountant of India, CMA (Inter) CS, (Inter)
M.Com. (Management) M. Com. (Accountancy)
Net Qualified in Management and Commerce
Assistant Professor: Finance

He joined the Institute on September 1, 2015. He is Assistant Professor in the area of Finance in the Department of Finance in Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He has nearly 20 years of Industrial experience and teaching experience. He has worked under Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) during April 2002 to March 2006.He is having vast experience in the area of Finance .

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Prof Nidhi Sharma
M.B.A.
Assistant Professor – Marketing

She joined the Prestige Institute of Management and Research on July 7, 2008. She has four years of teaching experience. She has been awarded “Best Teacher” by PIMR in International Conference held in 2012. Prior to academics she has six months of industry experience. She started her career with the insurance industry. In her tenure at PIMR she has attended various national and international conferences as well as Faculty Development Programs and Workshops on case writing, research methodology, entrepreneurship etc. and has nine publications to her credit. She has also been the coordinator of Manthan 2010, the popular management fest of PIMR. Her areas of interest are Marketing Management, Advertising, Marketing Strategies, Business Environment and Entrepreneurship.

Ajay Malpani

He is a passionate academician, perfect blend of science and management, a motivator and a philanthropist with positive frame of mind. He has vast experience of teaching and administration in the field of academics. He has done his Masters degree in Organic Chemistry, MBA in Systems and Finance, Master of Philosophy in Business Administration, PGDHRM and currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Information Security. He has published several research papers in National and International Journals of repute. He has also attended many National and International conferences and workshops in India. He has travelled across India for promotion and branding.

Dr. Atul Vora
Ph.D.,MP-SLET, MBA, M.Com.
Assistant Professor – Finance, Accounting & Taxation

Dr. Atul Vora joined Prestige Institute of Management & Research (PIMR) on October 1, 2015. He possesses more than twenty two years of experience in academicsat postgraduate & graduate levels; and had worked in corporate at managerial capacity in the area of accounting and taxation for more than five years. He did graduation, post-graduation and Ph.D. from DAVV, Indore and also qualified MP-SLET (equivalent to NET).

Before joining PIMR, he had served in reputed institutions of Indore like Gujarati Commerce College, Renaissance College of Commerce & Management, Sanghvi Institute of Management & Science etc.. His area of interest includes accounting, financial management, direct taxes, indirect taxes, security analysis, financial derivatives, company law, and business law. He is also recognized Ph.D. guide for Pacific University, Rajasthan. He has been awarded with ‘PRESIDENT’S SCOUT’ in the year 1983 by the President of India, ShriGianiZail Singh.

He also possesses practical knowledge in the field of accounting, audit and taxation as hehad undergone CA article ship and worked as a Chief Accountant in the corporate. He is also a certified trainer of accounting software TALLY. Over the years, he has developed an innovative approach to teaching and conducting research with the simulation games.He has presented research papers in National / International Conferences and published research papers in journals of national & international repute. He has also attended several Seminars, Workshops, and Faculty Development Programs. He also co-authored a book on Security Analysis & Portfolio Management.

Prof. Arpit Loya
Ph.D (Pursuing), Master of Management Science
Assistant Professor: Marketing

Joined the Institute on October 15, 2016. He has three years of industry experience in the area of international remittance, mutual funds and stock broking and 6 years of teaching experience. His areas of interest include Marketing Audit, Sales and Distribution Management, Consumer Behavior and Service Marketing. He has a number of research paper publications in National and International Journal in the area of Marketing Audit to his credit with citations in research papers from Slovakia, Bangladesh, Georgia, Nigeria, Malaysia, Amman, Romania, Orenburg (Russia), Chile to name a few. He has attended and presented papers in various National and International Conferences. He has attended various development programs such as Case Writing Workshop, Research Methodology Workshop to name a few.

Assistant Prof Bhavna Pathak
M.Phil, M.A.M.C., PG diploma in Hindi Journalism from IIMC (Delhi)
Assistant Professor Mass Communication

She has joined Prestige Institute of Management and Research on 11 July 2016. Prior to this she has worked as a freelance journalist for newspapers like Jansatta, Sahara samay, Nai Dunia. Worked in Radio Dhamaal of BAG Films Pvt. Ltd. as Executive producer and Radio Jockey for 2 years, associated with MY FM of Dainik Bhaskar Group as a RJ for 3 years in Indore and Bhopal. Worked as an announcer in Gyanwani Indore for 1 year, was radio programming consultant and programming head of Radio Rangila Raipur of Raneka Fincom Pvt. Ltd., professional voice over artist for several years. Attended summer program of Philips Exeter Academy, NH, USA two times, organized signature campaign against big dams in India there and send a copy of that signature campaign to PMO India and Green Peace environment organization. She has written many articles on Media Literacy and her area of interest include- Media theories, Print journalism, Changing trend in media, Development Journalism, Interpersonal and group communication, Non-verbal and behavioral communication and International communication. She has presented paper in 11 th International conference of PIMR “Developing skills and competencies for global competitiveness” topic of the paper was “An Empirical Study on Media Exposure Instigating Women Empowerment by Attainment of Self Actualization Using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Model.”

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