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Prof. Virendra Kumar Malhotra

Prof. Virendra Kumar Malhotra


Indian Council of Social Science Research
JNU Institutional Area
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi-110067
Telephone: 011-26741833,011-26742059 (O)

Prof . V.K. Malhotra is presently the Member Secretary of ICSSR, New Delhi.

Professor Malhotra is a Professor of Economics and has served C.C.S. University, Meerut as Head, Department of Economics; Coordinator Admissions, Examinations and Evaluation; Member of a number of important committees; and part of the team of Dean Students’Welfare. He has supervised theses/dissertations of eight Ph.D. scholars and more than forty M.Phil. scholars. His research interests include Governance and Economic Development, Corporate Governance and Performance of various industries, Intellectual Property Rights and India’s concerns, Foreign Trade and Investments etc. He has done a UGC sponsored major research project on ‘Governance and Development: A Study of Major States of India’and his own Ph. D. work has been on ‘Economics of Fertiliser Subsidies’.He has a number of papers in reputed journals in areas of his interest. He has to his credit a book entitled Economics of Education’ published by Vikas Publishing which has been prescribed by a number of universities. He is also a Visitor’s nominee to the Court of Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Delhi; and Governor’s nominee to the Executive Council of Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur. He has also supervised/graded assignments/dissertations of M.B.A. students of international business schools.