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Prof. Deepak Kumar Srivastava , born in Ayodhya (1960), completed his graduation in 1979 and Post-graduation with Gold Medal in Commerce in 1981 from the University of Allahabad. He was awarded Doctorate in Commerce in 1989. Later in 1992, he has completed FDPM in Management from IIM Ahmedabad.

Prof. Srivastava joined Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI), Agra in 1984 and after 16 years of significant contribution in DEI he joined Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai in January 2001. Prof. Srivastava has also served as Deputy Director, TISS, Guwahati Campus and Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, New Delhi. As on date he has more than 38 years of Teaching and Research experience. He has published more than 35 Papers in national and international journals.

Prof. Srivastava’s contributions in Management and Commerce focus on Human Resource Management and Labour Relations. He has been associated with several international academic institutions in different capacities like team lead, visiting professor, steering committee member at Muenster University, Germany, ICDD Kassel University, Germany, Cairo University and Al- Azhar University, Egypt, Ministry of Social Welfare, Republic of Myanmar. Prof. Srivastava has extensive international exposure and is widely networked in corporate world. His pioneering work includes skill development with UP Skill Development Mission (UPSDM) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), New Delhi. He was a team lead for setting up Lal Bahadur Shatri Skill University in Hyderabad.

He has been invited for talks in many prestigious institutions all over India and abroad. He has been a Visiting Professor at IIM, Lucknow and Atal Bihari Bajpai School of Management and Entrepreneurship (ABVSME), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

Prof. Srivastava has also been consultant to many national and international agencies like ILO, FES Germany, Britannia, Philips, Goa Electricity Corporation, Pepsico International, Punjab and Sind Bank, Pepsico Fritolay, Tata Memorial Hospital, Indofil Industries, NTPC, Goa Shipyard Limited, Cummins India among others. Prof. Srivastava has supervised and guided several doctoral and Master’s dissertations at TISS, Mumbai.

Prof. Srivastava is currently Vice-Chairman of University Grants Commission, New Delhi. He is also having additional charge of Chairman, Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi and Chairman, Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi.

Email:vcm.ugc@nic.in
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