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Harivansh Lal

Professor Business Management at Agra University, India

Dr Chaturvedi obtained a Masters Degree in Commerce and Doctorate in Business Management from Agra University, Agra. He has more than three decades experience in teaching, research and administration. As former Director in All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, a statutory body under MHRD, Government of India, he has been associated with formulation of policies, planning, regulation and control of Management Education as well as other disciplines under technical education. While working with the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and the Board of Studies in Management of AICTE, he contributed in the application of various quality concept in Management Education on.

Dr. Chaturvedi joined Birla Institute of Management Technology, New Delhi as Director in 1999. Under his leadership, BIMTECH has launched postgraduate programmes in insurance, retailing, entrepreneurship and international business and forged linkages with 20 b’schools of USA, Canada, UK, France, Poland, Austria, Hungary and Tanzania. Because of its multifaceted growth, the institute has been consistently ranked among top 15 b’schools in the country by reputed magazines like Business Today, Outlook and The Telegraph. Recently BIMTECH started setting up of a state private university under his leadership at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. The university is likely to start offering programmes from July, 2012.

Dr Chaturvedi is Editor-in-chief of four reputed refereed journals – “Business Perspective”, The Journal of Insurance & Risk Management and the Indian Retail Review. He is also member of the governing bodies of several institutions of higher learning across the country.

In 2007, Dr Chaturvedi has been conferred Honorary Professorship by the St. Stevan University of Hungary, which is a leading state-run university of the country. He is regularly invited by leading electronic channels and financial news papers to present his views on contemporary issues.

In the year, 2005, he has taken an initiative to from “Education Promotion Society of India” a national platform of eminent educationists, education service providers and edu-entrepreneurs. Dr. Chaturvedi is the Alternate President of EPSI.