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Dr. Vijai Pal Singh Arora

Professor Emeritus, Economics and International Business

vijai.arora@sharda.ac.in

About

Prof V P S Arora is a Passionate teacher, researcher, consultant, and administrator with over forty-four years of experience in national and international organizations. He served one Government and two Universities as Vice Chancellor. Prof Arora Undertook consulting projects of international organizations including IRRI, OECD, APO, and FAO. He Conceived, planned and executed the first College of Agribusiness and the first MBA Program in Agribusiness in India as Founder Dean. Prof Arora is recipient of several awards including Dr Rajendra Prasad Award (ICAR), Uttarakhand Ratan Award (Uttarakhand), Life Time Achievement Award, Outstanding Alumnus Award (Pantnagar), Higher Education Leadership Award (2016),

Prof Arora has the honour of addressing UN University, Tokyo on Agricultural Policies in South Asia, and OECD Member Countries on Indias Agricultural Policies (at OECD, Paris). He presided over the annual Conferences of Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing, and Agricultural Economics Research Association as Conference President.

He served on a number of committees, constituted by the Government of Uttarakhand, AIU, UGC, ICAR, AICTE, Professional Societies, and Other Universities.  

 

Experience
  • More than 44 Years
Qualification
  • Ph D
  • M Sc. 
  • PGDMM
  • B Sc (Hons)
Award & Recognition

  • Over 25

Research

  • Successfully conducted 13 Research Projects 7 Consulting Projects, supervised 20 Ph.D. Scholars, authored/ edited / reviewed 10 Books, 21 chapters in Books, and over 100 research papers. Most recently, as Chief Editor, Dr Arora contributed to the publication of two CEGR Text Books entitled Higher Education: Leadership and Management and Research Methodology. 

Certifications

  • Life Member of 4 Professional Societies

Area of Interest

  • Agribusiness Management