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Dr.Usha Kiran Rai
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Name of Organization : Banaras Hindu University
Post / Designation : Professor Ph.D, MMS, MA (Eco.) Marketing / Advertising Director (P/T Non-Official) Mangalore Refin
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Educational Qualification: Ph.D, MMS, MA (Eco.)Marketing / Advertising
Other Qualification : Director (P/T Non-Official) Mangalore Refineries & Petrrochemicals Ltd.(MRPL)Director (P/T Non-Official) Tourism Development Corporatin Ltd (ITDC
Biography / Life Sketch : Prof. Usha Kiran Rai has done her initial studies from the Poona Board and University of Bombay. She did her graduation from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai. There after she did her Masters in Economics and then Management, and PhD in Marketing from Banaras Hindu University. After a stint in the Industry, She joined the Faculty of Management Studies Banaras Hindu University in 1987. She is a Professor in the Marketing Area. She has five Ph.D’s awarded under her supervision.

She has six books to her credit, one of which is published by Prentice Hall of India, one by Macmillan India, one by Himalaya Publishing House, another published by the Ministry of Small Scale Industries, Government of India, two are by VDM Verlag Dr Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG, Germany. She has over 40 papers in National and International publications. She has been abroad as guest faculty.

Prof. Rai is a trainer in the UGC Program of Capacity Building of Women Managers in Higher Education. She has convened several National Seminars and Conferences in Women's Studies, besides chairing several sessions in others. She is life member of several National organizations like Country Women's Association of India, Indian Economic Association, Institute of Marketing and Management, World Women's Awakening Organization (WWAO) and Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS). She is a regular badminton player.

Prof Usha Kiran Rai has been appointed as part time non-official Director on the Board of Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd. Ministry of Mines, Government of India. She is also a member of the Sub-Committee on Accreditation Manual Development for Management Programme of National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

Awards and Honours:

Part-Time Non-Official Director on the Board of India tourism Development Corporatio Ltd (ITDC) (w.e.f.10 December 2013)
Part-Time Non-Official Director Director On the board of Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd.(22 October 2013)
21st Dewang Mehta Business School Awards 2013 (Best Professor in Marketing) (23 October 2013)
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