Awards, Grants, and Honors

The 90-year old prestigious Public Administration Journal praised my co-authored research monogram as an 'excellent new book' in early 2021


Research Grant from the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Mumbai in 2021


Cumulative co-authored textbook sales are above 4,30,000 copies (as of 2021)


Regular Leadership trainer at India’s premier public administrative training institutions including LBSNAA Mussoorie, and SVPNPA Hyderabad (2012-21)


Google Scholar all Citations count: 490+ (as of 2021)


Invited Guest Faculty to Senior IAS Officers at the LBSNAA in 2010 (Phase IV Training). Received Appreciation for regular mid-career training of the IAS Officers (2010-21)


Coordinated and/or trained Mid-Career Civil Servants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, South Sudan, and Sri Lanka during 2014-19 (took training sessions for participants from 20+ countries)


Academic Career

This section chronicles my work so far at IIMK, XLRI and LBSNAA along with my sabbaticals. As and when I undertake new adventures in the professional sphere, I shall endeavor to refresh it.

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Formal Feedback

While my teaching feedback has not been the highest among all the faculty teaching in a term or semester (typically, about 7-8 courses run at the same time at XLRI), yet it has never been the lowest as such.

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My Teaching Ambitions

I have been fond of learning... The impression that my teachers and mentors left on me, is the kind of impression I wish to leave on my students.

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Images in this section are from my Professional Life and Life at LBSNAA collections.

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