Dr. A B Rao is MA, LLB, Ph.D. He worked as Director of Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institutes of Management at Pune, New Mumbai, Solapur and New Delhi for almost two decades. He has worked as Director of Mahatma Education Society's, Pillai's Institute of Management affiliated to Mumbai University for three years. He is an Advisor to the Mahatma Education Society's Institute of Management at Panvel, New Mumbai. He has over four decades in Management Education.
He has so far guided more than 40 students for their Ph.D in Management and Commerce. He has guided 78 M.Phil Students in Management and Commerce. He has been a Research guide of Symbiosis international University, Bharati Vidyapeeth, and Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University., Nasik. He is a well known author of more than 20 text books on Quantitative techniques, Operations Research, Business Statistics, Business Mathematics, Business Ethics and Professional Values etc.
He was a member of Board of Studies, Commerce Faculty, BUTR and Academic Council of University of Pune. He was a member of the Adhoc committee for management studies, Mumbai University. He is a fellow of the Deccan Education Society Pune and a life member of the All India Management Association New Delhi , Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, National Institute of Personnel Management, Kolkata.
He was accorded recognition as a Rotarian by the President of International Rotary in 1984 and 85. He was nominated as "International Man of the year" in the year 1997 by the Cambridge Biographical Society, UK. On 7th July 2006 he was honored by the Dean and the Senior Professors of Miller College of Business, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, USA. He participated in many National and International conferences. He received many rewards, awards citations and gold medals for his scholarly achievements. He has travelled widely in India and abroad, especially USA, Europe and UK.
Recently he was awarded as the Legend of Management Education by Chairman of Business World, Dr. Anurag Batra.
Dr. A B Rao
(Cheif Mentor, KJEI, Pune)