Prof PK Biswas has taken over as director of Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM), Delhi with effect from August 1, 2013. He has three decades of experience in research, teaching, training and consulting in the field of development management. He has rich exposure in development issues specifically of developing countries.
During his vast experience, he has carried out large number of development studies focusing on social, economic, legal and environmental issues. He has also worked in multi-cultural situations and with multi-disciplinary teams. He also carried out collaborative work with community based organisations, civil societies, Government and international organisations. He has been consulting for World Bank, ADB, SIDA, JICA, State Governments, Central Government etc.
His field of specialisation are livelihoods, community management, social entrepreneurship, civil society and NGO management, governance, participatory management and social sector development. Keeping in view the vision of LBSIM, Dr Biswas, intends to take the Institute to new heights and create a niche for itself in the world of management education.
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Under the circumstances at this moment, it would not be appropriate to have Iran as part of the conference on Iraq crisis.
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