Day out with Dr. PK Biswas- Lighting the Lamp for Education!

We are proud to nominate Dr. PK Biswas as our next "Human Star" under "Day out with a Star" platform at http://www.dayoutwithastar.com for his contribution to shaping the Forestry and Development sector education in India .

Dr. PK Biswas is the current Director of Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR) and developing the new world class campus of IFMR at Sricity, Chittoor in the midst of the industrial hub. He has been identified to be Vice Chancellor of a new University being set up at Kano, Nigeria to impart quality education. He will take up this assignment in April, 2018.

Chandra Kishore, Founder, Indian Environment Network http://www.paryavaran.com and "Day out with a Star" platform will sit with Dr. PK Biswas over a cup of virtual coffee on Facebook Live on March 25 8:30 AM India time/ March 24 11 PM US EST.

We will talk about his life journey, his experience as a institution builder, and his role in shaping the education curriculum in the development sector in India. He is also the right person to learn how to shape one's career in the forestry and development sector in India as he was the founding faculty of the prestigious Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal.

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About the Expert: Prof.PK Biswas has more than three decades of experience in Management Education. He started his journey with Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad. After a brief stint there during 1983-84, he joined as founding faculty of Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal. This is a premier institute of its own kind in the entire Asia. From May 1984 till July 2013 he taught there and groomed many youngster. In August 2013 he joined Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi as Director which has distinguished by its value based education. Within short span, he brought many academic reforms at LBSIM, Delhi. Since September, 2014, he is Director of Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR) and developing the new world class campus of IFMR at Sricity, Chittoor in the midst of industrial hub. He has specialized in Rural Finance, Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Social Responsibility, Public Policy, Livelihood and Development Management. He believes that education brings respect and honour and helps to break free from shackles of ignorance. It is the pivot of human experience. He has published more than 50 papers in peer reviewed journals & 2 books. He is member of several national and international professional bodies and he has rich experience in conducting research and management development programmes. He has been awarded with “Bharat Jyoti” and “Shiksha Rattan” by India International Friendship Society” He has been honoured by Times of India Group as “Educator” and “Trail Blazers 2014”.Recently, under his leadership,IFMR was awarded as Best B-School for Social Initiatives by ASSOCHAM in February,2016.IFMR was also awarded for Managerial Excellence in Educational Institution category by Madras Management Association in July,2016.Got “Gold Award “ for Academic Leadership in Research at IIM Ahmedabad in August,2016, in the Indian Management Conclave. Under his leadership, IFMR obtained the SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance Systems) Accreditation. Only 18 institutions in India have got this Accreditation. Now, he has been identified to be Vice Chancellor of a new University being set up at Kano, Nigeria to impart quality education. He will take up this assignment in April, 2018.
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