AIMS International Member Achievements


We will be happy to post achievements of our distinguished members. The members (institutional as well as individual) are invited to send their achievements to for consideration. The sender should e-mail the nature of achievement in brief (not more than 250 characters), along with his/her name, affiliation, e-mail and photograph.


Dr Indu Rao, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, received awards and recognition from industry, government and academia for conducting research on the Indian diamond industry for over a decade, in India, USA and Europe, and establishing the global success of an Indian industry in the international academic community as well as in international business media, thus bridging an academia-industry gap. The felicitations were given during the release of her two new books on July 7, 2017 at VNSGU, Surat.
Dr. Priti Hingorani has recieved "Teacher of Developing Era Award", from Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer (Rajasthan) during the International Conference on Human Values & Culture in Literature from June 20-21, 2017.
Dr. Ayub Khan Dawood, Associate Professor and Head, PG and Research Dept of Commerce, The Quaide Milleth College for Men, was honored with “AWARD FOR RESEARCH EXCELLENCE” by the Indus Foundations on July 22, 2017 at Taj Coromandel Hotel, Chennai in the Indo- Global Education Summit & Expo 2017. The Award was given in the presence of Shri. Sunil Paliwal IAS and Shri. Rajendra Ratnoo IAS.
Dr. M. M. Bagali is selected for the Workshop on Productivity Measurement in the Higher Education Sector on 07-10 August 2017 in Indonesia. He will be presenting Country Paper on "Indian Higher Education: A Kaleidoscope of Development, Progress, Challenges and Oppournities".
Prof. Annasaheb Gurav, Head, Department of Commerce and Management, Shivaji University, received "Fellow of Indian Commerce Association and D. Litt" from University of South America, where three major and ten minor research projects with three time Ph. D., extension and devotion in academic were considered. He took charge as the Dean (I/C) Faculty of Commerce and Management, Shivaji University.    Dr. Jayanthi Ranjan has been invited to be founding member of India chapter for Association of Information Systems (AIS) USA. She has 1300+ google scholar citations is ranked all India 6th in MIS area and 38th in all management area, as per research published by ‘OMEGA, An A* journal by Elsevier”, on “Research productivity of business school faculty of India”.

Dr. Varsha Jain was invited at Emory University, Atlanta, USA as the visiting guest for 2.5 months. She was also invited to co-author a book on customer relationship management. Further, she received the invitation to be the case contributor for the forthcoming text book, marketing management, bible of marketing authored by the father of marketing, Philip Kotler.

   Dr. Rupali Singh, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, GLS University has been conferred I.M. Nanavati Research Award for 1st position in Best Ph.D thesis 2017 and 2nd position in Best Research Paper Award 2017 on January 19, 2017. She was also invited by the President of India for participating in the roundtable on Innovations in Public Service Delivery at Rastrapati Bhawan during Festival of Innovation (FOIN) 2017 on March 6, 2017.

Ekata Mehul, CEO & Director of Blazing Arrows Pvt. Ltd. is in terms of bridging the gap between Industry and Academia and has been able to open 6 centres as well as bringing a bigger platform of VVDN to Gujarat as company. This has already leaded to the placement of 10 Engineers on the package of 3.5 to 6.5L and now targeting entire Gujarat for the placements.

   Dr. Sada Bihari Sahu, Asst. General Manager, SIDBI – got First Prize in “Rajbhasha Gaurav Award” for 2015-16 of Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi and received the certificate, trophy and prize money of Rs.25,000/- from Honorable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi and got Second prize in All India Inter Bank Hindi Essay Competition 2016-17 organized by Syndicate Bank and received prize money of Rs.5000/-.

Dr Keyurkumar M Nayak - Director of Laxmi Vidyapeeth`s Laxmi Institute of Management, Sarigam (MBA) received "Pedagogical Innovation Award" from Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad and also delivered session on Market Basket Analysis Using R in a National Level FDP as a Resource Person.

Dr. Mercia Selva Malar published a book on the title, 'Aspire to be a great teacher', during December 2016. The book is an effort to transform and motivate teachers at all levels. The book has received great response across the country and in seven other countries. It has been placed in libraries in countries as Germany, South Africa, Republic of Maldives, Nigeria, Liberia, Qatar, Oman, UAE, etc. Five hundred copies of the book has been sold and there is demand for more.   
Dr. Rohit Bansal developed Practice Questions for ‘Financial Options’ in Feb-2017 for Harvard Business Publishing, Brighton U.K. Also selected in Editorial Review Board of “Amity Journal of Finance"- Refereed Journal of Finance and Editor of ‘Journal of Advanced Research in Petroleum Technology & Management’. I organized one International Conference on Advances in Petroleum, Chemical & Energy Challenges, 24th - 25th March, 2017.
Prof. (Dr.) Pawan Kumar Chugan, Professor, Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad has been invited for the Country Chair (India) for GBATA’s 19th International Annual International Conference to be held in Vienna, Austria from July 9 -13th, 2017. The conference is being organized by Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA) New York, USA with the support of the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria.
Dr. Ashish Gupta had successfully conducted one week course on " Digital and Social Media Marketing in Emerging Markets" during October 14- October 20, 2016 under MHRD (Govt.of India) Scheme of Global Initiative of Academic Network (GIAN). Please see,  Dr. Kaushal Bhatt has received Best Research Paper Award in the International Conference organized by PG Research Centre for Financial Services – CCFS 2015. The cosponsors of this conference were De Montfort University (DMU), UK, Yunnan Minzu University (YMU), China, Regenesys Business School, South Africa, MZUMBE University, Dar es Salaam Campus College and GAEDDU college of Business Studies (Royal University of Bhutan), Bhutan. There were more than 90 abstract and about 60 full papers received for conference.
Dr. A. Vennila, working at Rathinam Institute of Management, had conducted National Level Seminar on “Agricultural Economics” funded by NABARD on 11th March, 2016, presented a research paper on “Strategy Human Resource Development in Organization” published in Indian Journal of Applied Research and paper on ”HRM Attitudes Coming From in the Human Body Language, It Makes Job Satisfaction” has been published in Indo Global Journal of Applied Management Science. Dr.Dinesh D.Bhakkad has successfully completed Major Research Project entitled “Perception and Awareness of Electronic Banking: A Sustainable Mechanism for Rural Development” of Rs.500000/- funded by ICSSR, New Delhi and also published a Patent as outcome of the Research Project.


Dr. Manju Nair, Principal & Professor, IIIM was selected as one of the participants from India for the “Women in University Administration Program” at the University of Nebraska Omaha, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, held from 19 June – 6 July, 2016 at Omaha, Nebraska and Washington, D.C. Dr. Sunil D’Souza has won the ‘best competitive paper award’ for his outstanding research work on “Inclusive growth in enhancing healthcare service quality”, I8 December, 2015 by the jury of International management research academy, London and Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore ,at IIM- Bangalore. ( Co- author Prof. A.H. Sequeria).
Dr T Mallikarjunappa, Professor, Department of Business Administration, Mangalore University, has been selected by the European Union for exchange fellowship under Erasmus Mundus IBIES (Interdisciplinary Bridges for Indo-European Studies) under Academic Staff Mobility programme. Dr. Sushendra Kumar Misra, Finance Officer, I. K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, India has Presented paper on Skill Development Initiatives organized by global science and Technology Forum (GSFT), Singapore.
Dr. Subhash Sharma, Director of IBA, Bangalore - Was invited by Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, from  April 22-27, 2015, for conducting sessions on his well known models Dr.N.Panchantham - Achieved the Netherlands Fellowship, Dutch Ministry Award for undergoing a training on Market Access for Food Security in the Center for Development Innovation, Wageningen, The Netherlands from November 30 to December 18, 2015
Dr. Sangita Trott - Recently published a book titled, “Brand equity-an Indian perpective" under PHI publications - Dr. Mathew C D, Associate Professor in Toc H Institute of Science & Technology -  Got selected as the peer reviewer of Common Ground Publishing USA.