Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
 
Ranjana Agarwal

Associate Professor

Area: Economic Environment and Policy

ragarwal@imt.edu

Education
PhD in Economics, Zakir Hussain Centre for Educational Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University,(JNU) New Delhi.
M Phil, Zakir Hussain Centre for Educational Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, ,(JNU) New Delhi.
MA Economics, Banaras Hindu University, (BHU) Varanasi.
BA Economics Hons, Banaras Hindu University, (BHU)Varanasi,
NET qualified (Economics)

 

Courses
Core: Business, Government and Society in India. Managerial Economics.

 

Research Interests
Social Sector issues as Women Employment, Tribal issues and livelihood issues. Rural Development. Gender and ICT

 

Research Projects at IMT :

  • Sustainable Livelihood Options through Training in Handicrafts: A Study of Primitive Tribal Groups in Jharkhand. ( March 2012 to March 2013). Created Documentary AAROHAN (9. 40 min) to create awareness about tribals, lifestyle and livelihood options. This documentary was screened in a documentary film festival, Jeevika 2013
  • Finding Marketing mix solutions for Handicrafts for Tribal Cultural Society, Jamshedpur , (2014 Feb -2015 May).
  • Planning for Implementation of PURA in Greenfield Areas: A Situation Analysis of Bahraich District: (2011 September -2012 May)
 

Papers in peer reviewed journals – Selected


  • Agarwal, R. and Malhotra, G.(2016) :Women and Access to ICT: A Case study of India, African Journal of Business Management, Vol. 10, No.11, pp. 288-297., June 2016.
  • Agarwal, R. and Awasthy, N (2013):Evaluation of Self Reliance model on Women’s Empowerment: A Case of Chitrakoot, Int. J. of Intercultural Information Management. Vol. 3, No. 3, pg 219-225.
  • Agarwal, R. (2009): Effect of Education Qualification in Information Technology Industry: A Case Study of India, American Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 2, No.1, November 2009.
  • Agarwal, R. & Nisa, S (2009): India’s Competitiveness In Knowledge Economy: Challenges And Prospects, Asian Social Science, Canadian Center of Science and Education, Vol.5, No.1, Jan, 2009
  • Agarwal, R. (2009): Knowledge Firms and Growth Strategies – Case Study, BVI MR Management Edge, Jan –Jun 2009.
  • Agarwal, R., & Sebastian, V. J. (2009). FDI in Services Sector: An Empirical Analysis with Special Reference to the Delhi Region. Advances in Management, 2(4), 50-56.
  • Agarwal, R. (2005): Women’s Career progress in IT industries, Review of Development and Change, MIDS, Vol. 10, No. 2, July – Dec 2005

 

Cases and Teaching Notes


  • Agarwal, R., Malhotra, G., Batra, S., & Awasthy, N. (2015). Planning for Implementation of PURA in Greenfield Areas: Situation Analysis of Bahraich District. The Case Centre ID: 215-033-1 (Teaching Note: 215-033-8). The Case Centre.
  • Agarwal, R., Malhotra, G., Pruthi, M., Kumar, P., & Lodhi, P. (2015). AAROHAN: Handicrafts Training for Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups in Jharkhand. The Case Centre ID: 215-006-1 (Teaching Note: 215-006-8 & Video Reference: 215-006-4). The Case Centre.

 

Publications in Business Magazines/Trade Journals/Professional Journals and Magazines/other Periodicals


  • Agarwal, R. (2015): IMT Ghaziabad's Project in Jharkhand Paintings Offer Livelihood Options for Sustainable Tribal Development. CSR Mandate, 2(2), January, 13-15.
  • Agarwal, et.al(2013): CSR for Sustainable Livelihood, A Case Study of Training in Handicrafts for Primitive Tribal Groups in Jharkhand, CSR Mandate, Vol. 1, Issue 1, June –July, pg 46-49
  • Agarwal, R., et al, (2013) : Sustainable Livelihood Options for Primitive Tribal Groups in Jharkhand: CSR Initiatives by Tata Steel, AIMA, Vol:7, Issue:1/4, ISSN:0974 – 974

 

Articles published in Newspapers/Financial Dailies


  • Agarwal, R.( 2007): IT, An Elitist Career, The Statesman, 8 th Day, October 7, 2007.
  • Agarwal, R.( 2008): Knowledge process Outsourcing, Nai Rahe, Dainik Jagran, 15 Jan, 2008

Also 12 Chapters have been published in Books/Monographs, 15 paper presentations in International and National Conferences and Seminars in addition to 2 book Reviews

 

Academic Experience

Working in IMT Ghaizabad since 2006
Visiting Faculty, University of Haifa, Israel during Dec 2010 – Jan 2011, Course – Doing Business in India