Cuttack: Prof (Dr) Ajay Kumar Singh has taken over as Vice Chancellor, Sri Sri University on 10th May, 2019. Prof. Singh has obtained his Ph.D. from Delhi University and an alumnus of Sri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi. He has more than 32 years of teaching experience with 206 publications including 10 books, 1 International Monograph, 104 research papers, 12 articles, 16 case studies, 52 editorial reviews, 2 abstracts, and 8 book reviews. His total citations as per Google Scholar Citations is 318 with h index of 9 and i 10 index of 8 as on April 12, 2019.
Prof Singh is from the Faculty of Commerce and Business, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He has served as Dean (Works), DU, OSD, University Press, DU; Head, Graphic Arts Centre, University of Delhi. He has been a member of various committees of the University of Delhi like Planning Committee, Building Committee, Admission Advisory Committee, Recruitment Committee, Committee on Audit Paras, Governance, and Performance Audit, etc.
Prof. Singh is a Fellow and Managing Trustee of Indian Commerce Association (ICA). He is the immediate Past President of Indian Commerce Association Delhi NCR Chapter and also the immediate Past president of Indian Association for Management Development (IAMD). He is also the Hon. President of Governing Body of Divine Group of Institutions, DSPSR, and many other NGOs.
Prof. Singh has earned Best Teacher Award for two consecutive years viz., 1998 and 1999 at IAMT. He has also earned 12 International Awards and Distinctions including 2 Gold Medals, 1 Silver Medal, and Other Distinctions. Prof. Singh served as Vice Chancellor of University of Jazeera, Dubai, UAE and has travelled to 23 countries and addressed in more than 200 conferences/seminars/ workshops/training programs. He was District Literacy Committee Chair for Rotary International District (RID) 3012 [2015-17] for which he has been conferred with several Awards including Governor’s Vocational Excellence Award in 2017.
It is a matter of great pride that such a visionary academician has joined as Vice Chancellor with such expertise, experience and knowledge in the field of Economics, Management, Administration, Institution Building, Faculty Development Commerce Work and Research & Development. Sri Sri University looks forward to functioning under his stewardship and come up with more laurels.