Prof Atmanand To Take Charge Of MDI's Director

The Senior Professor is already holding the charge of MDI Director- Murshidabad, His Gurgaon positing will be an additional one. He will join on 4th October 2018

Dr Atmanand, Director- MDI Murshidabad

Prof Atmanand will take over from Dr Himadri Das who joined MDI in February this year. 

Prof. Atmanand is working as Senior Dean & Senior Professor of Economics at the MDI Gurgaon. He is also working as the Independent Director on the Board of Central Bank of India. Earlier he worked as the independent Director on the Board of Steel Authority of India Ltd.(SAIL), Government of India. In MDI Prof. Atmanand has worked as Founder Dean of the prestigious MDI School of Energy Management. He was also the Dean of Executive Post Graduate Programs and School of Public Policy and Governance. He is also the Founder Dean of MDI Murshidabad. He has been teaching and doing research and consultancy in the area of energy and economics for the last 32 years. He has been associated with MDI Gurgaon for the last 20 years. Besides MA and MPhil in Economics, he is Ph.D. in Economics. He had the opportunity to act as In-charge Acting Director in MDI Gurgaon.

During a brief span of five years when the School of Energy Management was launched with the help of USAID and the Ministry of Power, Government of India¸ he has turned the school into a countrywide popular place of higher learning. Appreciating his devotion and involvement, Government of India’s Ministry of Power has issued a letter of appreciation putting on record his efficient and dedicated services. Many organizations have also acknowledged the great leadership profile and contribution of Dr. Atmanand in an area of quality education in B-Schools. Besides playing a key and decisive role in MDI’s intellectual and leadership functioning¸ Dr. Atmanand has held various national responsibilities including his association as Member of the State Finance Commission¸ Government of Bihar and with the Planning Commission, Government of India.

Dr. Atmanand is a great leader, a deep researcher, professor and writer. He has authored 16 books and published more than 90 research papers in refereed national and international journals. He has undertaken several consulting assignments in the area of energy, insurance¸ infrastructure projects ¸social development¸ leadership and education etc. He specializes in Public Enterprise Management, Management of Energy and Environment, Power, Oil and Gas, Steel, Financing Infrastructure Projects, Project Finance, Economic and Business Environment, Public Policy and Management.  

In MDI, he teaches the participants of Post-Graduate level (MBA, PGPM, NMP, Part-time PGP) and MDPs, comprising the subjects such as Managerial Economics (Micro Economic Theory), Economic Analysis, Economic Environment (Theory and Policy aspects), Macroeconomic theory, International Business, Project Finance, Financing and Managing Infrastructure Development, Power Management, Energy Economics, Energy and Environment and Economic Environment of Business. He has directed more than 90 training programs and MDPs. He was the Ph.D. examiner and guided around 30 theses and dissertation work. 

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