Board of Directors

Non Official Independent Director - Dr. Santosh R. Dastane [DIN: 07761985 ] [Wef 30.1.2017]

Dr.Santosh R. Dastane, M.A. Ph.D (Economics) has vast teaching, research and consultancy experience of over 40 years. Presently, he is Director, Research & Dean, Institute of Business Management, Pune. He M.A. Ph.D (Economics). His area of specialisation are Research Methodology, Managerial Economics and Industrial Economics.

He is an approved research guide of University of Pune, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeth (Deemed University), Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Symbiosis International University (Deemed University) and “Emeritus Scholar” of Bharati Vidyapeth Deemed University. He has guided 27 students for PhD and 19 students for M.Phil. Presently, he is guiding 1 student for M.Phil and 3 students for PhD. He also guided one candidate for post doctoral research.

He has authored 27 books in Economics/Finance/Banking; Translated 4 books into Marathi, contributed numerous articles, book reviews, research papers etc. Contributed 22 articles to Mrathi Vishwakosha (Encyclopedia). Acting as Coordinator for Economics for Vishwakosha.

He was Controller of Examinations of University of Pune for 5 years. He was associated with examinations of UPSC, MPSC, Indian Institute of Banking & Finance and RBI in various capacities. He is also Member-Board of Studies in Economics, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University and Symbiosis International University, Pune. He is Life Member of Indian Economic Association, Modern Education Society Pune.