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Prof. Rajendra Prasad Das

Vice Chancellor

Prof. Rajendra Prasad Das has joined the Krishna KantaHandiqui State Open University (KKHSOU) as its 4th Vice Chancellor on 11 October, 2022. Before joining KKHSOU, he was the senior most Pro Vice Chancellor (9th August, 2019 to 5th October, 2022) at IGNOU, New Delhi. He completed his full term as Vice-Chancellor of Berhampur University, Berhampur, Odisha from 4th August, 2016 to 2nd August, 2019.

Prof. Das has Administrative experience of more than two decades in various positions and responsibilities in different Universities in the country. He was Director, Institute of Management, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur for more than 10 years. While serving in Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, he served as Member, Executive Council (Thrice), Six times Dean Faculty of Management Studies, Member, Academic Council, Chairman, Board of Studies in Management for more than a decade, Director, College Development Council, Chief Warden, Secretary, University Industry Partnership Council (UIPC) and several other academic and administrative responsibilities.

He has received Best Management Teacher Award several times by different institutions and has a teaching career spread over more than three and half decades starting from XLRI Jamshedpur, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Vikram University, Ujjain and Professor of Management in Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur from 2003 and continuing.He was visiting faculty to IIM, Raipur and several other leading business schools of the country. He also acted as Member/Chairman in various AICTE, NAAC, UGC teams and member of UGC SAP to different universities.

Prof. Das obtained his Ph.D. in Management from Kurukshetra University, Haryana and FDPM (IIM, Ahmedabad).Under his supervision 12 Ph.D. scholars have been awarded Ph.D and five books are published to his credit. He is member of Editorial Boards of several Management Journals and has published more than 95 papers in different national and international Journals. He participated in more than 100 national and international conferences held in India and abroad.

Contact No: 0361-2999484 (Secy to VC)