• GIPE Chancellor
  • Officiating Director
  • Board of Management
  • Academic Council
  • Planning & Monitoring Board
  • Finance Committee
  • Board of Studies

Dr. Rajiv Kumar

Dr. Rajiv Kumar is a  leading  Indian economist and the Vice Chairperson of NITI Aayog by the government of India. He is the author of several books on India’s economy and national security. His latest books are Modi & His Challenges (2016), Resurgent India: Ideas and Priorities (2015) and Exploding Aspirations: Unlocking India’s Future (2014). He is a widely recognized economic columnist and a leading speaker on issues in Indian political economy.

He is also the Founding Director of Pahle India Foundation (PIF), Delhi, a non-profit think tank focuses on facilitating economic policy change based on objective and rigorous research.

He concurrently serves as: (i) Government of India nominated Independent Director  on Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India; (ii) Member of the  International Board of Management of King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, Riyadh, chaired by the Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy; (iii) Director,  Institute of Human Development, Delhi; (iv) Director, Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow; (v) Independent Director on the Board of DHFL; and (vi) Member, Advisory Board of CISCO, India.

In the past he served as the Government of India nominee on the Boards of: (i) Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and Asia (ERIA) Jakarta; (ii) Central Board of the State Bank of India, Mumbai; (iii) Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi; (iv) Part Time Member,  National Security Advisory Board (2006-2008); (v) Part Time Member Economics, TRAI, New Delhi (2007-2010).

His earlier positions have been:

  • Senior Fellow, Centre of Policy Research, Delhi (2013- January 2017)
  • Secretary General,  Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI, 2010-2012)
  • Director & Chief Executive,  Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER, 2006-2010)
  • Chief Economist,  Confederation of India Industries (CII, 2004-2006)
  • Principal Economist, Asian Development Bank, Manila (1995 to 2005)
  • Economic Advisor, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance,       Government of India, (1992 to 1995);
  • Senior Consultant, Bureau of Costs and Prices, Ministry of Industry Government of India (1989-1991)
  • Professor, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi (1987-89)
  • Senior Research Program Officer,  ICRIER. Delhi, (1982 to 1987).

He has a D.Phil. in Economics from Oxford University (1982) and a Ph.D. from Lucknow University (1978).

Dr. Rajiv Kumar holds a D.Phil. in Economics from Oxford University and Ph. D from Lucknow University. His latest book, Many Futures of India, published in April 2011, is a compilation of his columns in some of India’s leading dailies. He is a leading columnist in leading business dailies and his views on matters relating to the economy are widely sought.

Prof. Rajas Parchure

Prof. Rajas Parchure is Reserve Bank of India Professor of Finance and Officiating Director of Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune. He has 33 years of experience in research and teaching at the post graduate level. Prior to joining Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics, Pune, as RBI Chair Professor in 2007, he served as Professor at National Insurance Academy, Pune, where he was instrumental in the formulation of weather insurance programme in India.

As Officiating Director Prof.Parchure has successfully upheld the legacy of Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics, Pune by strengthening research activities and by introducing new academic programmes in specialized and emerging areas –M. Sc. (Financial Economics),M. Sc. (Agribusiness Economics)and M. Sc. (International Business Economics and Finance).He successfully leads a team of dynamic faculty at the Institute in promoting teaching learning processeswhich are at par with renowned global universities. He is also credited with initiating Academic Exchange Programmes with Gottingen University, Germany and Meiji University Japan.   

Prof. Parchure has published six books, five monographs and fifty research articles on various fields of Economics such as capital markets, actuarial science, etc. His book on “The Theory of International Values” published by Wiley is widely referred.  His area of research spans are Financial Economics, Managerial Economics, Linear Economics, Corporate Finance and Investments, Input-Output Analysis and Actuarial Methods in General and Life Insurance. Currently, Prof. Parchure is the chairman of the Sub-Group of Risk Management in Agriculture, XIIth Five Year Plan (2012-2017) and Member Executive Committee, Input-Output Research Association of India. He was the SEBI nominee, Board of Directors of Pune Stock Exchange, Pune.  Prof. Parchure is currently heading a team of researchers undertaking evaluation of various District Planning Programmes in Maharashtra, NABARD project on farmers’ distress in Maharashtra, among others.

Prof. Parchurehas undertaken consultancy assignments on “Pricing of Electricity Produced from Bagasse by Qualifying Sugar Factories”and “Assessment of Biogas Availability for Biomass Power Generation in Maharashtra”for MERC (Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission).

Prof. Parchure regularly deliver lectures at various research and teaching institutes in India and abroad including various IIMs in India, Manchester Business School, University of Gottingen, Germany, Meiji University Japan.  He has designed, conducted and lectured in training programmes for business executives and senior government officers institutions such asYashwantraoChavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA), Puneand National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune, Maharashtra Industrial and Technical Consultants (MITCON), Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT), UTI Institute of Capital Markets, Vaikuntha Mehta National Institute of Co-operative Management (VAMNICOM), Pune.

Thirty candidates have completed doctoral degree under the able guidance of Prof. Parchure.  He is one of the recognized Ph.D. supervisors under SavitribaiPhulePune University.

Composition Nominating / Appointing AuthoritiesPeriod of Membership
CHAIRMAN
PROF. RAJAS PARCHURE Officiating Director, GIPEEx-officio
MEMBERS
Joint Director, GIPEEx-officioVacant
PROF. ABHAY PETHE Professor
Dr. Vibhooti Shukla Chair Unit in Urban Economics and Regional Development,
University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Nominee of the Chancellor01-08-2017 to 31-07-2020
DR. AJIT RANADE Chief Economist, Aditya Birla Group, MumbaiNominee of the Chancellor01-08-2017 to 31-07-2020
DR. VIKRAM LIMAYE CEO, National Stock ExchangeNominee of the Chancellor14-01-2016 to 13-01-2019
Dr. D. V. JAHAGIRDAR Director, Kautilya Dnyan Prabhodhini, AmravatiNominee of the Central Government25-09-2017 to 24-09-2020
SHRI M. B. DESHMUKH Secretary, Servants of India Society, PuneNominee of Servants of India Society01-08-2017 to 31-07-2020
SHRI AVINASH DHARMADHIKARI IAS (Retd.) Director, Chanakya Mandal Parivar, PuneNominee of Servants of India Society01-08-2017 to 31-07-2020
PROF. SANGEETA SHROFF In-Charge, Agro Economic Research Centre, GIPEBy rotation based on seniority01-08-2016 to 31-07-2020
DR. ANJALI RADKAR In-Charge, CSSE & IPBy rotation based on seniority01-08-2018 to 31-07-2020
PROF. DEEPAK SHAH Professor GIPEBy rotation based on seniority01-08-2017 to 31-07-2019
DR. NARESH BODKHE Associate Professor, GIPEBy rotation based on seniority01-12-2018 to 30-11-2020
NON-MEMBER SECRETARY
DR. PRABHASH RATH, Registrar, GIPEEx-officio
Composition
Nominating / Appointing AuthoritiesPeriod of Membership
CHAIRMAN
PROF. RAJAS PARCHURE 
Officiating Director, GIPE
Ex-officio
MEMBERS
Joint Director, GIPEEx-officioVacant
PROF. AVADHOOT NADKARNI
Dept. of Economics, University of Mumbai
Nominee of the Chancellor01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
PROF. DHANMANJIRI SATHE 
Dept. of Economics, University of Pune
Nominee of the Chancellor01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
PROF. S. SRIRAMAN
Dept. of Economics, University of Mumbai
Nominee of the Chancellor01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
PROF. SANGEETA SHROFF
In-Charge, Agro Economic Research Centre, GIPE
Centre-Heads-Ex-officio
DR. ANJALI RADKAR
In-Charge, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy, GIPE
Centre-Heads-Ex-officio
DR. VINI SIVANANDAN 
In-Charge, Population Research Centre, GIPE
Centre-Heads-Ex-officio
PROF. DEEPAK SHAH 
Professor, GIPE
Professor
PROF. KAKALI MUKHOPADHYAY
Professor, GIPE
Professor
PROF. KAILASH THAWARE
Professor, GIPE
Professor
PROF. JAYANTI KAJALE
Associate Professor, GIPE
Associate Professor/Reader by rotation, as per seniority 01-12-2016 to 30-11-2018
DR. ANURAG ASAWA
Associate Professor, GIPE
Associate Professor/Reader by rotation, as per seniority

01-12-2017 to 30-11-2019

DR. ATREYEE SINHA CHAKRABORTY
Assistant Professor, GIPE
Assistant Professor by rotation, as per seniority

01-12-2016 to 30-11-2018

DR. K. S. REDDY
Assistant Professor, GIPE
Assistant Professor by rotation, as per seniority01-12-2017 to 30-11-2019
DR. K. S. HARI
Assistant Professor, GIPE
Assistant Professor by rotation, as per seniority01-12-2017 to 30-11-2019
MR. SANDIP GHOSE 
Director, NISM, Mumbai
Expert co-opted by the Academic Council01-05-2017 to 30-04-2020
MR. RAJENDRA KULKARNI
Regional Manager, NABARD, Pune
Expert co-opted by the Academic Council01-05-2017 to 30-04-2020
 Expert co-opted by the Academic Council 
NON-MEMBER SECRETARY
DR. PRABHASH RATH, Registrar, GIPEEx-officio
COMPOSITIONCOMMITTEE STATUSNAME OF THE MEMBERPERIOD
Officiating DirectorChairmanProf. Rajas Parchure
Nominee of UGCMemberDr. Ram Singh
ExpertMemberProf. Manoj Kar01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
ExpertMemberShri Anant Sardeshmukh01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
Officer-in-Charge, AERC, PuneMemberProf. Sangeeta Shroff01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
Officer-in-Charge, PRC, PuneMemberDr. Vini Sivanandan01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
Officer-in-Charge, CSSE&IP, PuneMemberDr. Prashant Bansode01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
LibrarianMemberDr. Nanaji Shewale01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
Finance and Accounts OfficerMemberSmt. A. A. Joglekar01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
Deputy Librarian and Officer on Special DutyMemberDr. P. N. Rath01-01-2017 to 31-12-2018
RegistrarNon-Member SecretaryDr. Prabhash Rath
Composition
Nominating / Appointing AuthoritiesPeriod of Membership
CHAIRMAN
PROF. RAJAS PARCHURE 
Officiating Director, GIPE
Ex-officio
MEMBERS
Joint Director, GIPEEx-officioVacant
SHRI B. C. SHEWALE
Finance and Accounts Officer, Soapur University
Representative of Central Govt.26-09-2017 – 25-09-2020
SHRI PANDHARINATH YADAV
Asst. Director, (Accounts), Directorate of Higher Education, Pune
Representative of State Govt31-05-2017 – 30-05-2020
SHRI S. B. DHAWALE
CA, Pune
Nominee by Servants of India Society31-05-2017 – 30-04-2020
SMT. VIDYA GARGOTE 
Finance Officer, Savitribai Phule University of Pune
Nominee of the Board of Management01-06-2017 – 31-05-2020
SHRI M. B. DESHMUKH
Secretary, Servants of India Society, Pune
Nominee of the Board of Management01-06-2017 – 31-05-2020
NON-MEMBER SECRETARY
A. A. JOGLEKAR 
Finance & Accounts Officer, GIPE
Ex-officio
Composition
Nominating / Appointing AuthoritiesPeriod of Membership
CHAIRMAN
PROF. RAJAS PARCHURE 
Officiating Director, GIPE
Ex-officio
MEMBERS
Joint Director, GIPEEx-officioVacant
PROF. DEEPAK SHAH
Professor, GIPE
Member
PROF. SANGEETA SHROFF
Professor, GIPE
Member
PROF. KAKALI MUKHOPADHYAY
Professor, GIPE
Member
PROF. ANJALI RADKAR
Professor, GIPE
Member
PROF. JAYANTI KAJALE
Professor, GIPE
Member
PROF. KAILASH THAWARE
Professor, GIPE
Member
DR. PRASHANT BANSODE
Reader, GIPE
By rotation based on seniority01-12-2016 to 30-11-2018
DR. K.S. HARI 
Assistant Professor, GIPE
By rotation based on seniority01-12-2016 to 30-11-2018
DR. K. S. REDDY
Assistant Professor, GIPE
By rotation based on seniority01-07-2017 to 30-06-2019
PROF. ROHINI SAHNI 
Dept. of Economics, Savitribai Phule University of Pune, Pune
Expert co-opted by the Board of Studies01-11-2017 to 31-10-2019
DR. MEDHA DESHPANDE Expert co-opted by the Board of Studies01-11-2017 to 31-10-2019
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