Indian institute of Tourism and Travel Management
(An organization of Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India)
Centres: : Gwalior, Bhubaneswar, Noida, Nellore, Goa
Camps: Shillong and Bodh Gaya
President – Tourism and Hospitality Educators and Research Association of Asia (THERAA)
Sr. Vice President & Advisor – Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress (ITHC)
- Member, Governing Council, Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council (National Skill Development Corporation).
- Member, Board of Management, National Museum Institute of History of Arts, Conservation and Museology, Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
- Visiting Professor: European University for Tourism, Milan, Italy; University of Colombo, Sri Lanka; Tashkent University, Uzbekistan; Taylors University, Kualalumpur.
- More than Rs. 20 crore outside consultancy assignments brought to IITTM in the last four years.
- Visited 46 countries on Academic Assignments
- Certified Trainer of Asian Development Bank. Trainer for Tourist Guides Training sponsored by UNWTO and World Federation of Tourist Guide Association, Cyprus.
- Since last 15 years working as Professor on UGC pay scale in Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management (IITTM), An organization of Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India.
- Full-fledged Professor under UGC pay scale from 2003 – Youngest Professor in India under Tourism discipline.
- Citation awarded by Union Minister of Water Resource, Shri Sawarmal Jat on 14th Feb. 2015 at University of Rajasthan, Jaipur for promotion of Tourism education and Training in India.
- Sixteen research scholars have completed Ph.D. under the guidance.
- Five books & more than 55 papers have been published on different themes related to Management and Tourism.
- Master trainer for the immigration officers posted at various international airports in India (Bureau of Immigration, Ministry of Home Affairs).
- Chief Coordinator – Regional Level Guide Training Programme, Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India.
- Organized ten international conferences outside India as Organizing Secretary.
- More than 27 years of experience in Teaching and Research in Higher Education.
- Editor in Chief – International Journal of Tourism and Travel and Member Editorial Board of 5 International Journals.