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Faculty Profile

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Harekrishna Misra

Primary Areagroup(s):

IT & Systems

Designation:

Professor

Secondary Areagroup(s):

Production Operations Management & QT

hkmishra@irma.ac.in

(O) 221612

    Profile Summary
    • Harekrishna Misra holds a doctorate degree from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, in the area of Information Systems Management. He has around 40 years of experience in industry and academia in the fields of IT infrastructure management, database management, and communication systems and networks. His current research interests include software engineering (process modelling), e-governance, information systems management in development organizations, e-Business for rural enterprises and ICT enabled value chain in rural enterprises. He has widely published in national and international reputed and refereed Journals. He has also participated in technical as well as programme committees and presented papers in national and international refereed academic conferences.

      He is a member of IEEE, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and Association of Information Systems, USA. He is in the reviewers' panel of the Computing Reviews-ACM, USA.

Awards

  • Listed in Marquis Who`s Who in the World 2010, in its 27th Edition

Academics

  • MS(Software Systems)- BITS, Pilani
  • PGDM-XIMB
  • PhD, Utkal University
  • Chairman, Expert Advisory Committee,  Innovation Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development (iSTED), Department of Science and Technogy (DST),Government of India.

  • Member, Advisory Council, National Council of Co-operative Training  (NCCT), Department of Co-operation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India

  • ACM Reviewer for Computing Reviews
  • Member, IE(I)
  • Member, AIS
  • Member, IEEE
  • Member, ACM

Courses

  • Management Information Systems
  • Promoting Rural Enterprises and Entrepreneurship: MSME Clustering Approach with Value Chain
  • E-Business for Rural Enterprises
  • ICT for Development
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Environmental and Livelihood Systems

Journal(Article)

  • Misra HK and Singh PK (2018) Understanding Strategic Role of NRLM, Journal of Governance, 16:110-127
  • Misra, HK (2017),Managing User Capabilities in Information Systems Life Cycle: Conceptual Modeling, International Journal of Information Science and Management, 15 (1), pp. 39-58; January-June.
  • Misra, H K, (2017), Managing User Capabilities in Information Systems Life Cycle: Conceptual Modeling, International Journal of Information Science and Management, Vol. 15, No. 1, 39-58
  • Misra, HK (2016), "Architectural Orientation of Information Systems in Managing Agri-based Interventions: Learning in Indian Context", The Sankalpa, International Journal on Management Decisions, pp. 1-18; October-March.
  • Misra, H.K., and Panigrahi, S., "Mediating Rural Citizen Participation in e-Governance: Case of Sahaj e-Village Limited, The Sankalpa, "International Journal on Management Decisions, Volume-1, Issue-1, September, ISSN: 2454-7425
  • Misra, HK (2015) "Information Kiosk Based Indian E-Governance Service Delivery: Value Chain Based Measurement Modelling", The Journal of Community Informatics, Vol. 11(1).
  • Misra, HK and Raju, KV (2013) "E-Governance Services for Sustainable Livelihoods: MDGs Based Assessment". International Journal of E-Business and E-Government Studies, 5 (1), Izmir (Turkey).
  • Misra, H. K., and Hiremath, B N.,(2007), Evolution of Citizen Charter-led Rural e-Governance: A Livelihood Security Approach to Information Systems Planning in Indian Context, Vilakshan, XIMB, Journal of Management, Vol. IV, Issue 2, September, Bhubaneswar, pp. 1-24.
  • Misra, H. K, Mohanty, Brajaraj (2006), Measuring User`s Role to Assess Organization Preparedness in a System Acquisition Life Cycle : A Cognitive Framework, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology, Inderscience Publishers, Switzerland
  • Misra, H. K., (2006), Role of Human Resource in Information Technology Alignment in Organizations: A Metric Based Strategic Assessment Framework, Journal of Information Technology Management , University of Baltimore, ISSN #1042-1319,Volume XVII, Number 3, 2006, pp:38-50
  • Misra, H K (2006), Seva Mandir, A Case of NGO, Vilakshan, XIMB, Journal of Management, Vol. III, Issue 2, September, Bhubaneswar, pp. 281-300.
  • Misra, H. K., Hiremath, B. N., (2006), Citizen-led Participatory E-Governance Initiatives: An Architectural Perspective, IIM-Lucknow Journal (Metamorphosis), Volume 5, Number 2, 2006.
  • Misra, H. K., Satpathy, Manoranjan and Mohanty, Brajaraj, (2005), Assessment of IT Acquisition Process: A Metrics Based Measurement Approach, Vilakshan, XIMB, Journal of Management, Vol. II, Issue 2, September, Bhubaneswar, pp. 23-54.
  • Misra, H. K., Satpathy, Manoranjan and Mohanty, Brajaraj, (2005), Stratified Users & organisation preparedness for Information Technology Acquisition : A Causal Model, Vilakshan, XIMB, Journal of Management, Vol. II, Issue 1, March, Bhubaneswar, pp. 1-21.
  • Misra, H. K., (2002), IT-Acquisition Model and User Perspective, Sankalpa, Journal for Management Development & Applications, Vol. X, No. 2, July-December, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, pp. 22-38.

Article in reputed national newspaper and EPW

  • Harekrishna Misra (2019),Stepping on the gas: Now, a women`s cooperative for processing animal dung in Gujarat, The Indian Express; December 26
  • Harekrishna Misra (2019), Who will milk the benefits?" The Financial Express, October 31
  • Harekrishna Misra (2019), Protecting Millions of Small Dairy Farmers, The Financial Express; September 9
  • Harekrishna Misra (2019), Amul`s call centre better than Kisan`s: Study; The Times of India, May 5

Chapters in Edited Books

  • Harekrishna Misra, S. R. Asokan, (2016), Amul&s IT-Enabled Service Delivery to Dairy Farmers; Product Number: 9B16E020 ; 17 pages; Product Type: Case (Field); Ivey/ISB Case; Publication Date: 06/23/2016
  • Harekrishna Misra and SR Asokan (2016), Amul`s IT-Enabled Service Delivery to Dairy Farmers, Ivey Publishing; June 23.
  • Misra, G., H. Misra, and C. A. Scott, (2016), (Book Chapter) - Understanding Factors Influencing Hydro-climatic Risk and Human Vulnerability: Application of Systems Thinking in the Himalayan Region, in book: Climate Change, Glacier Response, and Vegetation Dynamics in the Himalaya, pp.251-267; Edited by R.B.Singh, Udo Schickho, Suraj Mal; Book: Climate Change,Glacier Response, and Vegetation Dynamics in the Himalaya Contributions Toward Future Earth Initiatives, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-28975-5, January.
  • Misra, H K and Panigrhai, S., (2015), E-Governance and Rural-Urban Continuum: Study in Indian Context In book: E-Governance and Urban Policy Design in Developing Countries: Publisher: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), Editors: Fabienne Perucca (UN-Habitat) and Peter Sonntagbaeur (Cellent AG), pp.110-122, ISBN Number: (Volume) 978-92-1-132673-4
  • Misra H.K, (2011), "ICT Mediated Value Chain for Managing Weavers? Livelihoods: A Case of Jaipur Rugs Company", Book Chapter, Cases on SMEs and Open Innovation: Applications and Investigations, Edited by Hakikur Rahman and Isabel Ramos, University of Minho, Portugal, IGI Global Publishing, Hershey, USA, ISBN 978-1-61350-314-0, September.
  • Misra H.K. and Hiremath, B.N., (2010), "Empowerment of Farmers through ICT Interventions - A Case Study", Book Chapter, Sustainable Food Security Edited by Jain et al., Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp. 361- 376.
  • Misra H.K, (2010), "Citizen-Centric Service Dimensions of Indian Rural E-Governance Systems: An Evaluation", Book Chapter, Cases on Adoption, Diffusion, and Evaluation of Global E-Governance Systems: Impact at the Grass Roots, Edited by Hakikur Rahman IGI Global Publishing, Hershey, USA, ISBN 978-1-61692-814-8, October
  • Misra, Harekrishna, B.N. Hiremath and D.P. Misra (2007). "Citizen Centric ICT Initiatives for Rural Development in Indian Context: A Participatory Framework". In "Successful Experiments in Rural Development/Livelihoods", Amitabh Bhatnagar (Editor), pp. 174-206, Zenith Books International, New Delhi

Books Under Publication

  • Misra H.K. and Hakikur Rahman, (2013), "Managing Enterprise Information Technology Acquisitions: Assessing Organizational Preparedness" Book Published by IGI Global Publishing, Hershey, USA,ISBN 978-1-4666-4201-0, September
  • Misra H.K, (2013), "Information Systems Management in Business and Development Organizations: Text and Cases" Book Published by PHI Learning Private Limited, New Delhi, ISBN 978-81-203-4796-0, July
  • Misra H.K. (Ed.) (2009), "Governance of Rural ICT Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities"; Publisher - Academic Foundation- New Delhi; ISBN: 13:978-81-7188-599-2

Published/Registered Case with teaching note by HBS and Ivey

  • Harekrishna Misra,(2019) "Process Innovation in Commodity Trading By Amalsad Cooperative Ltd", Published/Registered Case with teaching note by HBS and Ivey

Conference

International
  • Misra, H. (2020). Managing Poverty Fad towards Sustainable Development: Will Rural E-Governance Help?. In 2020 Seventh International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment (ICEDEG) (pp. 297-301). IEEE, April.
  • Misra, H., & Das, R. K. (2019). Citizen Empowerment: Block Chain supported E-Governance in Dairy Cooperative Sector. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (pp. 505-507), ACM Proceedings,April
  • Harekrishna Misra Presented paper (with Rama Krushna Das) on Citizen Empowerment: Block Chain supported E-Governance in Dairy Cooperative Sector at the 12th ACM International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, organized by RMIT University (Melbourne); April 3-5, 2019.
  • Harekrishna Misra presented a paper on "Smart E-Governance and Sustainable Development: Strategic Alignment Assessment Framework" in the 11th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance" at Galway, Ireland; April 4-6, 2018
  • Misra, H.K.,(2017), Facilitating financial inclusion through E-Governance: Case based study in Indian scenario, Fourth International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment (ICEDEG), Quito, Ecuador, 19-21,April
  • Harekrishna Misra (2017) Performance Measurement of Development Organization: Systems Perspectives. The 3rd International Conference on Organization and Management (ICOM) 2017, At Abu Dhabi University; November 19-20, 2017
  • Das,Rama Krushna, Harekrishna Misra, (2017), Smart city and E-Governance: Exploring the connect in the context of local development in India, Fourth International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment (ICEDEG), Quito, Ecuador, 19-21,April, 2017
  • Misra, H.K., (2015), Service Oriented Architecture led Producer Centric Supply Chain: Learning in Indian Context, The 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), Singapore, 6-9, December.
  • Panigrahi, Sanjay and Misra, Harekrishna, (2014), Transforming Rural e-Governance for Citizen Collaboration in India: Is Digital-Learning an Answer? Electronic Governance and Open Society: Challenges in Eurasia (EGOSE 2014), St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, November 18-20, 2014.
  • Misra, Harekrishna (2014), How Relevant is E-Governance Measurement? Experiences in Indian Scenario, Electronic Governance and Open Society: Challenges in Eurasia (EGOSE 2014), St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, November 18-20, 2014.
  • Misra, H and Das Umang, (2014), Role of Connectivity in Citizen Centered E-Governance in Myanmar: Learning from Indian Experience, Electronic Governance and Open Society: Challenges in Eurasia (EGOSE 2014), St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, November 18-20, 2014
  • Harekrishna Misra presented with Ramakrushna Das paper on "Managing Innovations in Rural E-Governance Services: A Case of MGNREGS in India" at the 8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2014), Guimar?eses, Portugal; 27-30 October, 2014.
  • Misra, Harekrishna (2014), Convergence in Rural E-Governance Services for Sustainable Development: A Model Driven Study in Indian Context. The 8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2014), Guimar?es, Portugal, 27-30 October. Published in the Proceedings of ACM
  • Misra, H K, and Panigrahi, Sanjay, (2014), Citizen Engagements and Participation in Indian e-Governance with an Architectural Perspective: Case of Sahaj e-Village, CeDEM - 2014, Krems University, Krems, Austria, 21-23 May.
  • Misra, H K, and Panigrahi, Sanjay Kumar, (2012), Managing Citizen Access for Better E-Governance in Indian Context: an Architectural Approach, CIRN 2012 Community Informatics Conference: &Ideals meet Reality&, Monash Centre, Prato, Italy 7-9 November.
  • Misra, H. K., (2012), E-Governance and Millennium Development Goals: Sustainable Development Perspective in Rural India, The 6th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2012), Albany, New York, 22-25 October. Published in the Proceedings of ACM
  • Misra, H. K., (2011), Role of Information Systems Architecture in E-Governance: The Case of Watershed Management in India. The 13th International IEEE Conference on Advanced Communication & Technology,(ICACT2011), Phoneix Park, South Korea, 13 - 16 February 2011
  • Misra, H. K., (2010), Role of Information Systems Architecture in E-Governance: The Case of MGNREGS in India. The 4th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2010), Beijing, China, 25 - 28 October 2010.
  • Misra, H.K., (2008), Organisational Readiness and Its Impact on ERP Acquisition: A Longitudinal Study of an Indian Dairy Processing Unit, The 2008 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), Singapore, 8-11, December.
National
  • Asokan, S R., H K Misra, (2017),B2B Electronic Marketplace for Dairy Products in India: A Case of NCDFI, INDAM Conference, IIM Indore, December 18 2017
  • HK Misra Presented with RK Das paper on "Digital India, E-Governanace and Common People: How connected are these in Access Layer of Smart Village?" at the Tenth International Conference on Theory and Practice of E-Governance (ICEGOV), UNU-GoI, New Delhi; March 7-9, 2017.
  • HK Misra Presented with Santosh Kumar Das paper on "How Governable if Financial Inclusion in India: An Exploratory Study on Readiness in the context of E-Governance" at International Conference on ICT for Human Development (INTESDA), Fukoka, Japan; November 3-5, 2016
  • Harekrishna Misra Presented paper on Transacting Jan-Dhan and Learning for Scale up: Ground Realities at Conference on Transacting Yan Dhan Yojana, Conference-Series III, Kolkata; July 6, 2015.
  • Abhishek Nair, Pramod K. Singh, K.V. Raju, H.K. Mishra, and Chintansinh V. Suratia (2013) "Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods in the Himalayan River" Basins; January, Conference proceedings.
  • K.V. Raju and Prof. H.K. Misra presented a paper on "E-Business and Pro-producer rural enterprises: Value chain based assessment", International Conference on E-Business and E-Government (ICEBEG), Izmir, Turkey, April 27-28, 2013.
  • Presented a paper (along with R.K. Das, M.R. Patra) on "E-Goverance and Digital Inclusion: Creating Smart Rural Women in India," at the 7th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2013), Seoul, South Korea; October 22-25, 2013.
  • Misra, H. K., (2013), Emerging Role of Systems Thinking Oriented E-Governance for Supporting MDGs: Learning in Indian Context, The 7th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2013), Seoul, South Korea, 22-25 October. Published in the Proceedings of ACM.
  • Misra, H. K.Presented a paper (with Panigrahi) "Mediating Rural Citizen Participation in e-Governance: Case of Sahaj e-Village Limited," at IAMCR Conference on Crises, `Creative Destruction` and the Global Power and Communication Orders - 2013, Dublin City University (DCU), Dublin, Ireland, 25-29 June.
  • H.K. Misra and Prof. K.V. Raju presented a paper on "E-Governance services for sustainable livelihoods: MDGs based assessment"" International Conference on E-Business and E-Government (ICEBEG), Izmir, Turkey, April 27-28, 2013."
  • Misra, H. K., (2009), Managing Rural Citizen Interfaces in E-Governance Systems: A Study in Indian Context. The 3rd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2009), Bogota, Colombia, 10 - 13 November 2009.
  • Misra, H. K., (2009), Understanding SOA Perspective of e-Governance in Indian Context: Case Based Study, 22nd Bled eConference - eEnablement: Facilitating an Open, Effective and Representative eSociety, June 14 - 17, 2009; Bled, Slovenia

Working Papers

  • WP#293
    An Optimisation Model for a Dairy Co-Operative for Promoting Sustainable Operations for Milk Collection
    Author(s): Shivshanker Singh Patel, Rajeev Pandey, Harekrishna Misra
    May-2019
  • WP#279
    Disruptive Rural E-Governance Services for Sustainable Development in Indian Context: Challenges and Opportunities
    Author(s): Harekrishna Misra
    Mar-2016
  • WP#272
    Relevance of Measurements in E-Governance: Software Engineering Perspectives in Indian Context
    Author(s): Harekrishna Misra
    Jul-2015
  • WP#231
    The Role of Software Architectures in Managing
    Author(s): Harekrishna Misra
    Feb-2012
  • WP#230
    Understanding ICT Enabled Development Interventions with MDG Perspectives in Indian Context: A Study
    Author(s): Harekrishna Misra
    Jan-2012
  • WP#216
    User Capabilities Dimensions in Information System Development Life Cycle: A UML Based Modeling
    Author(s): Harekrishna Misra
    Aug-2009
  • WP#215
    Livelihood Perspective of Rural Information Infrastructure and E-Governance Readiness In India: A Case Based Study
    Author(s): Harekrishna Misra, B. N. Hiremath
    Jun-2009
  • WP#198
    ICT Initiatives for Sustainable Livelihood Security: A Demand-Driven Rural E-Governance Framework for Scale-Up
    Author(s): Harekrishna Misra, B. N. Hiremath
    Oct-2006
  • WP#193
    Citizen Centric ICT Initiatives for Rural Development in Indian Context: A Participatory Framework
    Author(s): Harekrishna Misra, B. N. Hiremath, Debiprasad Mishra
    May-2006
  • WP#173
    The IT-Acquisition Models and User`s Perspective
    Author(s): Harekrishna Misra, B Mohanty
    Jan-2003

Workshop Reports

  • WR#29
    Co-operative to Co-operative Learning Series
    Author(s): Prof. Michael Cook, Mr. Greg Grothe, Madhavi H. Mehta, Harekrishna Misra, K. V. Raju
    Sep-2014

MDP-Coordinated

  • Exploring Pathways for Sustainable Co-operatives: Understanding Best Practices, (February 26 - 28, 2019)
  • Implementing Livelihood Interventions for NHPC Limited, (July 10 - 14, 2018)
  • International Programme on Dairy Development through Cooperative Business Model, (December 5 - 8, 2017)
  • Entrepreneurship Promotion and Development, (December 17 - 20, 2013)
  • Agri Value Chain Financing, (December 9 - 12, 2013)
  • Value Chain Management in Rural Enterprises, (September 16 - 18, 2013)
  • Integrated Watershed Management and Collective Enterprises, (August 19 - 23, 2013)
  • Value Chain Management Approach for Agribusiness, (June 24 - 28, 2013)
  • Sustainable Livelihoods and Integrated Watershed Management, (February 8 - 15, 2013)
  • Value Chain Management in Rural Enterprises, (November 1 - 3, 2012)
  • Governance and Management of Producer Organizations, (October 8 - 13, 2012)
  • Governance and Management of Producer Organizations, (September 19 - 24, 2011)
  • Community Based Enterprises for Livelihood Enhancements, (September 13 - 17, 2010)
  • Enhancing Livelihood Security for the Vulnerable, (June 15 - 19, 2009)
  • Enterprises Resource Planning in Producer Collectives, (August 4 - 7, 2008)
  • Collective Enterprises for Livelihoods Enhancement, (July 14 - 18, 2008)
  • Collective Enterprises for Livelihoods Enhancement, (January 21 - 25, 2008)
  • Information Systems Management for Development Organisations, (November 26 - 30, 2007)
  • Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure Management, (December 11 - 14, 2006)
  • Information System Management for Developmetn organisations, (November 13 - 17, 2006)
  • Information System Management for Development Organisations, (August 1 - 3, 2005)
  • Data Management for an Information System, (October 28 - 31, 2002)

MDP-Instructed

  • Agri-Cooperative Business Management, Leadership and Planning with a Focus on Women and Youth, (February 11 - March 2, 2021)
  • Training and Facilitation Programme for Agribusiness Entrepreneurs for Uttarakhand Decentralized Watershed Development Project, (December 9 - 24, 2020)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (September 2 - 21, 2019)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (July 22 - August 10, 2019)
  • Financial Inclusion, (July 12 - 13, 2019)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-4), (December 3 - 13, 2018)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (October 8 - 27, 2018)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (July 16 - August 4, 2018)
  • Faculty Development Programme on Rural Management for National Council of Rural Institutes, (May 6 - 12, 2018)
  • Immersion Programme on Managing Collectives, (March 20 - 29, 2018)
  • General Management and Leadership Programme (GMP), (February 26 - March 10, 2018)
  • International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (October 5 - 23, 2015)
  • FDP on Action Research for Livelihood Promotion for ILRT, (August 4 - 6, 2015)
  • Livelihood Enhancements and Micro-Enterprise Development through Community Participation, (February 9 - 13, 2015)
  • General Management Programme (GMP), (January 19 - February 7, 2015)
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Transformation, (March 18 - 22, 2014)
  • General Management Programme, (January 6 - 25, 2014)
  • MDP for Citi Micro Enterprise Award Winners - 2013, (December 15 - 20, 2013)
  • Social Mobilization and Sustainable Development, (September 9 - 14, 2013)
  • General Management Programme, (February 25 - March 16, 2013)
  • Rural Livelihoods and Poverty Alleviation, (January 16 - 19, 2013)
  • 21st International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies, (November 19 - December 14, 2012)
  • &Integrating CSR with Rural Management& for NTPC Executives, (October 29 - November 1, 2012)
  • Integrated Watershed Management and Collective Enterprises, (August 27 - 31, 2012)
  • Rural Livelihoods and Poverty Alleviation, (March 19 - 22, 2012)
  • 20th International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (November 14 - December 9, 2011)
  • General Management Programme for NDDB Officers, (June 13 - July 2, 2011)
  • Watershed Development and Livelihood Enhancement, (February 28 - March 4, 2011)
  • IRMA Module of the 5th ICA-Japan Training Course on Enhancement of Farmers? Income and Poverty Reduction through Co-operatives, (January 23 - February 23, 2011)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for the Officers of Rural Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, (January 3 - 8, 2011)
  • Nineteenth International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP 2010), (November 15 - December 10, 2010)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for the Officers of Rural Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, (October 10 - 15, 2010)
  • Logistics Approach to Supply Chain Management, (July 5 - 9, 2010)
  • Monitoring, Management, and Governance of Watershed, (May 31 - June 4, 2010)
  • Livelihood Enhancements for the Poor in a Watershed, (March 8 - 12, 2010)
  • IRMA Module of the 4th ICA-Japan Training Course on Enhancement of Farmers? Income and Poverty Reduction through Co-operatives, (January 22 - February 21, 2010)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (November 16 - December 11, 2009)
  • IRMA Module of the 3rd ICA-Japan Training Course on Enhancement of Farmers& Income and Poverty Reduction through Co-operatives, (January 23 - February 21, 2009)
  • New Age HR: Developmental Perspective, (September 8 - 12, 2008)

Research and Consulting

Completed
  • Development of an MIS Plan for AKRSP(I) (Member)
  • VKCoE-Group (Coordinator)
  • Sustainability of Dairy Cooperative Societies organized under NDP I (Member)
  • Impact Assessment Study of Tejaswini Programme (Coordinator)
  • Independent Assessment of Design, Strategies and Impact of DAY-NRLM (Member)
  • Designing & Strategizing Implementation SL in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur Districts of Assam (Coordinator)
  • Conducting selection of candidates for D-SAG (Member)
  • Recruitment and Selection for positions approved under MGNREGS - Gov. of Gujarat (Member)
  • Kalamandir-MOU (Coordinator)
  • LoL-IRMA - Cooperative Development (Member)
  • Monitoring & Evalution of ATMA Programme in Kerala (Member)
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of ATMA 2012 (Member)
  • Jaipur Rugs Foundation-MOU A/c. (Coordinator)
  • RTP Evaluation ? UNDP (Member)
  • IRMA ? FES Case Competition (Member)
  • Training Needs Assessment (Member)
  • Planning for Rural E-Gov.Comm.Based Info.Sys.-SDTT (Coordinator)
  • Rural E-Gov. Initiatives & Livelihood Presp. -SDTT (Coordinator)
  • Impact Assessment Studies of Rural Development Programmes in Kalahandi and Bolangir Districts of Orissa (Member)
  • Impact Assessment Studies of Rural Development Programmes in Surat and Rajkot Districts of Gujarat (Member)
On going
  • VKCoE-Evaluation and Impact of Dairy Farmer Collectives in Gujarat: A Study in Saurashtra and Kutchh Regions (Member)
  • VKCoE-A System Dynamics Modelling of Dairy Cooperative to understand Impact of Technology adoption on Members Affinity (Coordinator)
  • VKCoE-Rural E-Governance Readiness for SMART Regions- Learning with Dairy Cooperative Perspectives (Coordinator)
  • Developing a Comprehensve Plan for marketing of milk and milk products (Member)
  • Impact Assessment of INVENT Program (Coordinator)
  • VKCoE-Capacity Need Assessment of Dairy Cooperatives (Member)
  • VKCOE-Balancing Economic and Social Value: Transformation role of Women dominant CBOs (Member)

Faculty Recognition

  • Reviewer - Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies [2019]
  • Member - Board of Governors (Independent Director) - SAHAJ E-Retail Ltd, Kolkata [2019]
  • Member - Audit Committee of Board of Governors, SAHAJ E-Retail Ltd, Kolkata [2019]
  • Reviewer - Government Information Quarterly (GIQ) Journal, Elsevier [2019]
  • Reviewer - Information and Polity Journal, IOS Press [2019]
  • Member - Project Steering Committee for Measuring Rural Electronic Governance. United Nations University Operational Unit on Policy-driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV) [2019]
  • Member - Advisory Council, National Council for Cooperative Training (NCCT), Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation, GoI [2019]
  • Co-chaired conference on "Big Data and Analytics" with Prof. Ruth Cobos of UAM Spain at the 2018 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management in Bangkok, Thailand; December 16-19, 2018. [2019]
  • Member - Programme Committee - 6th International Conference, EGOSE 2019, St. Petersburg, Russia, November 13-14, 2019 [2019]
  • Conducted "Workshop on Doubling Farmers` Income: Exploring Pathways for Cooperatives in Odisha", Verghese Kurien Centre of Excellence (VKCoE) - IRMA in collaboration with the Department of Cooperation, Government of Odisha and International Cooperative Alliance - Asia Pacific (ICA-AP); August 29-3, 2019. [2019]
  • Member, Programme Committee, IEEE International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment (ICEDEG), Quito, Ecuador; April 24-26 2019 [2019]
  • Tutorial Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment (ICEDEG), Quito, Ecuador; April 24-26 2019 [2019]
  • Program Committee Member, 12th ACM International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance Melbourne VIC Australia April 3-5, 2019 [2019]
  • ACM reviewer for Computing Reviews [2018]
  • Member, IE(I) [2018]
  • Member, IEEE [2018]
  • Member, AIS [2018]
  • Member, Expert Advisory Committee on Science and Technology Entrepreneurship for Development (STED), Government of India [2018]
  • Programme Committee Member, IEEM-2017, Singapore (December 10-13, 2017) [2017]
  • Session Chair, ICOM, Abu Dhabi University (November 19-20, 2017) [2017]
  • Programme Committee Member, eGose `17 Proceedings of the International Conference on Electronic Governance and Open Society: Challenges in Eurasia St. Petersburg, Russia (September 4 -6, 2017) [2017]
  • Programme Committee Member, 28th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications - DEXA 2017, Lyon, France (August 28 - 31, 2017) [2017]
  • Became part of Programme Committee, Digital Transformations & Global Society 2017 (DTGS 2017),organized by ITMO University (E-Governance Center and e-Science Institute); St. Petersburg (Russia); June 21-23, 2017. [2017]
  • Programme Committee Member,CeDEM17, International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2017, Danube University Krems, 17- 19, May, 2017 [2017]
  • Session Chair (April 19 - April 21, 2017) at ICEDEG (Quito, Ecuador) [2017]
  • Workshop Chair (April 19 - April 21, 2017) at ICEDEG (Quito, Ecuador) [2017]
  • Programme Committee Member , the 8th International Conference on Information Systems, Maderia, Portugal; March 14-16, 2015. [2015]
  • Chaired panel discussion on "Transacting Yan Dhan Yojana, Transparency and Empowerment". Conference organized in Bhubaneswar by Forum for Inclusive Financial Services (FIFS); February 13, 2015. [2015]
  • Reviewer for the Elsevier Journal on "Government Information Quarterly" [2014]
  • Chaired research papers session on social media, online communities, Web research for EGOSE; November 18-20, 2014. [2014]
  • Programme Committee Member, Electronic Governance and Open Society: Challenges in Eurasia (EGOSE 2014), St. Petersburg, Russian Federation; November 18-20, 2014. [2014]
  • Member, Plenary session on Government and Business Innovations at Eurasia`s e-Governance Progress from a Country, Regional/ Global Perspectives (EGOSE); November 18-20, 2014. [2014]
  • Received Best Research Paper Award for "How Relevant is E-Governance Measurement? Experiences in Indian Scenario, Electronic Governance and Open Society: Challenges in Eurasia", (EGOSE 2014); St. Russian Federation; November 18-20, 2014 Petersburg, [2014]
  • Conducted plenary session on Measuring and Benchmarking e-Governance Best Practices in Europe and Asia for EGOSE; November 18-20, 2014. [2014]
  • Co-chaired session on "Track on e-Governance for Sustainable Development (EGOV4SD) at the 8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2014), Guimar?es, Portugal; 27-30 October, 2014. [2014]
  • Programme Committee Member, 8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2014), Guimar?es, Portugal; 27-30 October. [2014]
  • Programme Committee Member, The 7th IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation & Technology (ICMIT2014), Singapore; 23-25 September 2014. [2014]
  • Programme Committee Member, DEXA 2014, International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, Munich, Germany, LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-UniversitatMunchen; September 1 - 5, 2014. [2014]
  • Programme Committee Member, 16th IEEE Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT) in Phoenix Park, Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 16-19, 2014. [2014]
  • Reviewer for International Research Workshop on Information Technology Project Management (IRWITPM), in Milan, Italy; December 14th, 2013. [2013]
  • Panelist in ICEGOV 2013 on "Who should drive smart conversations for sustainable development - experts, citizens or politicians?" , Seoul, South Korea; October 22-25, 2013. [2013]
  • Invited to join as expert in the Board of Studies and Member in Advisory Committee for M.Tech in Agricultural Informatics - Centre for Agricultural Informatics and e-Governance Research Studies - SHOBHIT University; September 2013. [2013]
  • Joined Society and Board of Governors, Development Management Institute (DMI), Patna; August, 2013. [2013]
  • Programme Committee Member at the DEXA 2013, International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, Prague, Czech Republic; August 26-29, 2013. [2013]
  • Programme Committee Member , 13th European Conference on e-Government - ECEG 2013, 13-14 June, Como, Italy; June 13-14, 2013. [2013]
  • Chaired session on "Role of Technology in Transperancy and Disclosure" organized by DDU State Institute of Rural Development, Lucknow; May 29-30, 2013. [2013]
  • Chaired session on e-Government and e-Transformation and Innovation, International Conference on e-Business and e-Government (ICEBEG), Izmir, Turkey; April, 27-28, 2013. [2013]
  • Programme Committee Member, IEEE Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEEM 2013), Bangkok, Thailand; December 10-13, 2013. [2013]