Professors

Pranabesh Ray

PGDPM&IR (XLRI) Fellow (IIM Ahmedabad),Alumni Chairperson

Pranabesh Ray, a senior faculty member at XLRI, did his PGDPM&IR from XLRI Jamshedpur in the year 1977, post which obtained his doctoral degree from IIM Ahmedabad. He had worked with many reputed organizations before moving to academics.

After about a decade of corporate experience, both in the private and public sector, Dr Ray has been teaching at XLRI for more than 27 years. His teaching, consulting and research are in the area of Human Resource Management with special emphasis on Managing Negotiations, Performance Management, Managing Redundancy, Union Management Cooperation and Employment Relations in the service sector. He has published numerous papers in reputed journals.

Prof. Ray has contributed immensely to the growth of the institute & has served in important administrative positions. He is the immediate past Dean (Academics) of the Institute.

Uday Damodaran

BSc (Phy), Kerala; M.Stat (SQC&OR), Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi. Fellow, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore,Professor

Uday Damodaran is a professor in Finance Area. His research interest is corporate Finance, Investments Project Appraisal, Financial Market Architecture and Derivatives and Risk Management. He has worked with Tata Consultancy Services, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, Goa Institute of Management and Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode before joining XLRI IN 2005.He teaches courses in corporate Finance, Investments, Project Appraisal, Financial Market Architecture and Derivatives and Risk Management. He has also been involved in educational administration as Placement Coordinator at XIMB and GIM and as Chairman-PGP-at IIMK.

M.G.Jomon

M. Phil (Delhi), Fellow (XLRI – AHRD),Professor

Uday Damodaran is a professor in Finance Area. His research interest is corporate Finance, Investments Project Appraisal, Financial Market Architecture and Derivatives and Risk Management. He has worked with Tata Consultancy Services, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, Goa Institute of Management and Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode before joining XLRI IN 2005.He teaches courses in corporate Finance, Investments, Project Appraisal, Financial Market Architecture and Derivatives and Risk Management. He has also been involved in educational administration as Placement Coordinator at XIMB and GIM and as Chairman-PGP-at IIMK.

Madhukar Shukla

M.A. (Pshyco) (Lucknow), Ph. D (IIT Kanpur),Professor

Worked with the National Productivity Council and Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad. Was a Visiting Professor at ESADE (Barcelona), Spain during 1993-94. Fields of special interest include Organizational Design, Organizational Change and Development , Learning Organizations and Management of Creativity. Authored two books: “Designing Organizations” and “Competing through Knowledge” and about 30 papers in professional journals. Consultancy with many public and private organizations.


Student Body

Nikhil Sancheti

Business Management,Student

Nikhil Sancheti, a Business Management student at XLRI, is an NIT Durgapur alumnus. He has worked with Indian Oil Corporation limited in the Projects department in Gujarat for 3 years post completing his undergraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering. As Team Lead at Indian Oil, Nikhil managed activities worth 89 crores over 200 Kms. The only merit scholarship holder at NIT Durgapur, he also served as the Management Head of the college Fest, Recstacy.

Neerav Tipnis

Business Management,Student

Neerav Tipnis, a Business Management student at XLRI, is a former state level badminton champion and passionate sportsperson. He was the Co-Category head of Sponsorship in the organizing committee of Revels, the cultural fest of MIT, Manipal where he completed his engineering in Electronics & Communication. Post this, he worked at Reliance Jio Infocomm for about 3 years in the Network Operations Centre where he was awarded a fast track promotion owing to his leadership and organizational skills.

Kriti Tuteja

Business Management,Student

Kriti Tuteja, a Business Management student at XLRI, has completed her engineering from Delhi College of Engineering. She has worked across multiple areas including sales and customer relationship management in Petrochemical Marketing at Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. for about three years. She is an avid reader and enjoys playing sports such as throwball and badminton.

Uday

Student

Uday had led the service delivery for Cisco Advanced Services Network Optimization Portfolio. An ideator at heart, he has led multiple global initiatives and has won Cisco Outstanding performer award. He is an exceptional academic performer and holder of prestigious scholarships like N.T.S.E. Uday, has also published some of the very popular android applications.

Anagh Agarwal

Human Resource Management,Student

Anagh Agarwal, a Human Resource Management student at XLRI, is an institute ranker from St. Xavier's Kolkata. He has worked for 2 years in the Strategic Payment Unit of Axis Bank as a part of its Leadership Program. During his college, he was in AIESEC and led the initiative of 'Global Youth Forum' as its President. Anagh, a novelty seeker by nature, plans to take up versatile roles in his career.

Akshay Verandani

Human Resource Management,Student

Akshay Verandani, a Human Resources Management student at XLRI, is a gold medalist from NIT Goa. Apart from being a consistent academic performer, he has been the president of toastmasters, organizer of techfest at NIT Goa and sports and cultural fest at XLRI, part of the NIT Goa athletics, basketball and tennis teams and the XLRI dramatics team. He has also coauthored an international research paper. Akshay is also passionate about inline skating and sketching.

Anirudh

Business Management,Student

Anirudh, a business management student at XLRI, has completed his architecture from NIT Trichy. He did his internship at DesignPro Architects, Chennai and worked on designing an automobile hub for his thesis. An ideator with a creative perspective, he's interested in sketching and designing. He was a part of the design and marketing team of Archcult, the Architecture fest of NIT Trichy. He likes to read science fiction and play football.

Deepanshi

Human Resource Management,Student

Deepanshi Sirohi, a Human Resource Management student at XLRI, is a law graduate from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, where she was actively involved in organising various extra-curricular events, apart from being a part of the Legal Aid Clinic. She has also interned at some of the best law firms in India. She has a penchant for writing poetry and never misses on an opportunity to travel whenever she gets a chance to.

Nandita

Business Management,Student

Nandita Ramesh is a Business Management student at XLRI. She has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Symbiosis School of Economics, Pune. She has previously interned with NTPC Ltd., The Indian Economist, ARUNIM and Terribly Tiny Tales, mainly in marketing and finance domains. She was an editor for her college journal and a member of the sponsorship committee for the college cultural festival. She is an avid reader and also enjoys writing, painting and photography.

Niket

Business Management,Student

Niket Jakhotiya is a Business Management student at XLRI and an alumnus of NIT, Nagpur. He has worked with one of the India’s leading e-commerce firm Nykaa in product and order management domain where he has setup logics to capture fake orders, significantly reducing order returns. Along with being sponsorship head of college management festival, he is the winner of various dramatics competitions and has two short films and a documentary film crossing 30,000 views on YouTube.

Rahul

Human Resource Management,Student

Rahul V Nair, a Human Resource Management student at XLRI, has about four years of experience in the banking industry, leading cross functional and diverse teams across branches in retail banking sector of South Indian Bank. A consistent academic performer from his school days, he has also passed the coveted CAIIB certification. A University Level Basketball player and School Sports Captain, he is an avid reader and a film buff.

Sonali

Human Resource Management,Student

Sonali Agarwal, a Human Resource Management student at XLRI, is a Business Studies Graduate from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, University of Delhi. She worked for 2 years with A.T. Kearney where she was the star performer of her batch and independently handled multiple client engagements. She also founded the CSR Cell of A.T. Kearney India. She is a Kathak dancer, a district level TT player and an avid reader.

Srushti

Human Resource Management,Student

Srushti Bhattad is a Human Resource Management student at XLRI. She completed her graduation as an Electronics and Communication Engineer from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur. She has worked for 2 years as a Software Developer with world's leading ATM manufacturing company, Diebold Nixdorf. A throwball and cricket player, Srushti is extremely passionate about food and travel