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Biswas P K

Area: General Management


Areas of Interest

Corporate Social Responsibility, Development Management, Social Entrepreneurship, Civil Society and NGO Management, Governance, Participation & Local Institutions, Participatory Management Microfinance & Livelihood Management

Name: Biswas P K
Designation: Director


More than three decades of experience in Research, Teaching, Training and Consulting in the field of development / General management. Worked in Multicultural situations and multi dimensional situations having collaboration with community based organizations, civil societies, industries, government and international organizations. Started the academic journey with Administrative Staff College of India(ASCI), Hyderabad in 1983. Worked since inception, in 1984, with Indian Institute of Forest Management(IIFM), Bhopal ( An Autonomous institute of Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India), which was promoted and incubated by Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad. In August 2013, assumed the role of Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management(LBSIM), Delhi before joining Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR) in September 2014.

Education: M.A (JNU, New Delhi), Ph.D ( Utkal University).


  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Development Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Civil Society and NGO Management
  • Governance, Participation & Local Institutions
  • Participatory Management
  • Microfinance & Livelihood Management

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Understanding Mergers and Acquisitions
IFMR MERIT-CUM-MEANS SCHOLARSHIP 2017 on 11th October 2017
Blood Donation Camp on 23rd September 2017
Faculty Retreat - 2017
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2011). Multi Attribute Gain Loss- A new method for reference dependent multi-attribute ranking and selection. Published in the proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Modeling, Optimization and Computing held during 5-7 Dec 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. 2011
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2014). A New Method to Support Informed Managerial Decisions in Salespeople Performance Evaluation. Published in the proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence during 18-20 Dec 2014 at Indian Institute of Sciences Bangalore. 2014
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2013). MCGL: A new method for modelling the choice behavior of the decision maker. Published in the proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 44th annual meeting at Baltimore, USA. 2013
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An Alternative Preference Elicitation Procedure in Predicting Choice. Published in the proceedings of 4th IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence during 11-12 April 2015 at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. 2015
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An experiment on the effectiveness of AHP for informed decision-making”. International Conference on Business & Economic Development (ICBED)-2015, New York, U.S.A, The Business and Management review, Vol. 6, Number 2, pp.305. 2015
Dhurkari, R.K. (2017). Knowledge Management: An Innovative Capability Perspective in Book entitled “Contemporary Research in Management”, Volume VI, SDM Research Center for Management Studies (SDM RCMS), SDMIMD, Mysore 2017
Dhurkari, R.K., Krishnadas, N. (2011). City Bus Services of Indore In Shrivastava, S. and Jhajharia, P. (Eds.), Cases in Management pp. 348-365, Prentice Hall of India. 2011
Dhurkari, R.K. (2016). Vehicle Routing and Capacity Planning at DMist Dairy Cooperatives in Book entitled “Cases in Management” Volume V, SDM Research Center for Management Studies (SDM RCMS), SDMIMD, Mysore 2016
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