Dr. Pratap Chandra Biswal, alumnus of the School of Economics, University of Hyderabad (UoH) has joined as the Director of International Management Institute (IMI) Bhubaneswar in April 2024.

Dr. Pratap Chandra Biswal

He has completed MA, MPhil and PhD in Economics from School of Economics during 1996-2002 and awarded with PhD in the year 2003 under the supervision of Prof. Kamaiah Bandi. Prior to joining as the Director of IMI, Bhubaneswar he worked as a Professor in Accounting and Finance at Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon, India during 2010-2024. Prior to joining MDI, Dr. Biswal was working as ICICI Bank Chair Professor in BFSI with the T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal.

Prof. Biswal is a distinguished academician with expertise in teaching, training, consulting, research, and academic administration. He has made significant contributions to academia and has published extensively in academic journals, magazines, and newspapers. Moreover, Prof. Biswal has been actively involved in numerous research and consulting projects for esteemed organizations such as the Government of India, the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC), the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), and various banks across India.

IMI is the first corporate sponsored business school in India and only internationally accredited institute in Odisha which ranks 67th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2023 conducted by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.”

Congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Pratap Chandra Biswal.