Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow
भारतीय सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, लखनऊ
(An Institute of National Importance by the Act of Parliament)

Prof. Arvind Chaturvedi

M.Sc. (IIT Kanpur), Ph.D ( IIT Delhi )

Prof. Arvind Chaturvedi

Visiting Faculty

After his superannuation from International Management Institute ( IMI), New Delhi, in December 2019, Prof. Arvind Chaturvedi has set up a consultancy firm Indian CARMa. Before IMI New Delhi, he has been with Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad, Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad and School of Communication & Management Studies (SCMS), Cochin. He was awarded doctorate (Ph.D.) by IIT Delhi on “Impact of Economic Reforms on Poverty and Income Distribution in India: A Comparison with China”. Authored a research based book “Consumption Expenditure Inequalities in Rural India” (1990), published by Birla Foundation for Economic Research, New Delhi. His current research interests include: Inter-state Inequality, Disparity, Convergence in India and China,Poverty & Income distribution in India & China. He has extensively written on business, economy and consumer issues. Contributed more than 500 articles in newspaper and magazines. Worked as an independent Consultant in Marketing & Advertising Research for several years. Conducted consulting assignments for large number of FMCG companies, Advertising agencies, Ministry of Agriculture (GOI), World Health Organization (WHO), International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF. He has been Visiting Faculty to many Bschools including IMT, IIFT, BITS (CDC), BIMTECH and NIFM. Also been Visiting Faculty at University of Hyderabad.


  • Ph.D ( IIT Delhi )
  • M.Sc. - Statistics ( IIT Kanpur)


  • Operations and Quantitative Methods

Member of Expert Panel, NBA (Min. of HRD)

Earlier positions held

  • June 2005- December 2019 Professor, IMI. New Delhi
  • March 2002 – June 2005 Associate Professor, IMT, Ghaziabad.
  • 1997 – 2002 – Visiting faculty – IMT Ghaziabad, BIMTECH, Modi – Apollo University, IMS, Noida, EMPI Business School, New Delhi.
  • Resident Director (Delhi) School of Communication & Management Studies, Kochi (1994-1997)
  • Chief Advertisement Manager, Express (Malayalam) Pvt. Ltd., Based at Delhi (1991- 1993 )
  • Addl PS to the Union Commerce Minister, Govt. of India (December 1990 August 1991)
  • Chief Executive, Pulse Marketing Research Consultants, New Delhi (1984-1990).
  • Senior Research Executive, Advertising Consultants (I) Ltd. Calcutta/New Delhi ( 1981- 1984)
  • Research Associate/Associate faculty, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad (1977-1981).
  • Research Scholar, IIT Bombay (1976-1977)
  • Statistician, JK Institute of Radiology & Cancer Research, Kanpur. 1976 (till June)

Administrative responsibilities





2016- 2019

Dean (Academic Programmes & Alumni Relations) Dean (Development & Alumni Relations) Coordinator Accreditation & Regulatory Affairs; (National : AICTE,AIU, NBA, Regional: SAQS, Global: AMBA, AACSB)



Programme Director (EX PGDM)



Programme Director (PGDBM)



Area Chair (QT&OM)

Other Experience: Teaching & Training

  • Visiting Faculty: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), BITS Pilani (Delhi centre), EMPI
    Business School, New Delhi, Institute of Marketing & Management, New Delhi, Birla Institute of
    Management Technology (BIMTECH), New Delhi, Western International University (USA), New
    Delhi Center, National Institute of Finance Management (NIFM), Faridabad, Institute of Foreign
    Trade, New Delhi.
  • Resource person: Faculty Development Programme, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida
    (June,2018 & November 2018)
  • Resource Person: FDP on Contemporary Innovative Practices for Research & Training, School
    of Management Sciences, Varanasi, India (June 2015)
  • Key Resource person: 2-day Workshop on Research Methodology, Faculty of Management
    Studies, MITS University, Sikar, Rajasthan INDIA (October 2010)
  • Resource Person: Faculty Development Workshops – Institute of Management Education,
    Sahibabad (Ghaziabad), India (June 2008)
  • Resource person: Workshop on Research Methodology, JIMS, New Delhi (Summer 2007).Resource Person: (Faculty Development Programmes)
  • Workshop on Research Methodology, Department of Management Studies, Indraprastha
    University, Delhi (2005)
  • Participated as ‘Resource Person in Faculty Development Programs (2000 & 2001) organized
    by Birla Institute of Management Technology, New Delhi and sponsored by All India Council for
    Technical Education (AICTE).

Research Papers /Articles Published

  1. Arvind Chaturvedi: “Don’t Play with Data” , Op-ed article in Daily Pioneer, 28 Nov.2019
  2. Arvind Chaturvedi : “ Sawal Khade Karti …. (Hindi), Op-Ed article in Dainik Jagran, 28 November 2019 .
  3. Tandon, D., Chaturvedi, A. and Vidyarthi, H. (2017) ‘Non-performing assets and profitability of Indian banks: an econometric study’, Int. J. Business Competition and Growth, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp.60–76
  4. Siddharth Varma, Arvind Chaturvedi, Ashraf Ashqar & Khaldoun Masoud – “Ready Mixed Concrete Plant: A case study on project feasibility” , Amity Case Research Journal , Vol.5, December 2016 (ISSN 2319 9199) (pp 20-24)
  5. Arvind Chaturvedi – “Why Start –ups are a still a big draw for MBA students” Financial Express, July 25, 2016
  6. Siddharth Varma, Arvind Chaturvedi, KM Naqibul Bari, “Exploring Business Opportunities & Product mix for a fast food Chain in Dhaka” Management Insight , Vol XI, No. 2, December 2015 (pp 1-10).
  7. Arvind Chaturvedi, Sonu Goyal, “Changing Severity of impediments for entrepreneurs in India: An Empirical Analysis”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Small Business, Vol.16, No. 1, 2012.
  8. Arvind Chaturvedi, C. S. Venkata Ratnam, ILO Geneva: Employment Working Paper 2008 -“Challenges and approaches to connect skills development to productivity and employment growth: India “, ISBN 978-92-2-121275-1 (print); 978-92-2-121276-8 (web pdf).
  9. Arvind Chaturvedi, V Upadhyay, “Impact of Economic Reforms on Poverty in India’ Chapter in “Economic Reforms in India : An appraisal” by A Senthilanathan, ICFAI.
  10. Arvind Chaturvedi, Alok Pandey, Shyamal K.Ghosh), (2006), “Firm Financing Through IPOs: A Study of Causal Variables Responsible for Under-pricing”, VISION, Vol 10, No. 3, pp 23-33.
  11. Arvind Chaturvedi, “How Reliable are B-school ratings in India?”


Conference Papers

  1. Arvind Chaturvedi, Manisha Shridhar & Deepak Goyal : Determinants of Technology Adoption in Indian Pharmaceutical Industry, Paper presented at 8 th China-India Forum , International Conference “China-India, Humanities, Economy & People’s welfare”, Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, Chengdu (China), Oct 17-18, 2019
  2. Arvind Chaturvedi, Siddharth Varma, Md.Rajib Kamal and Abdul Mannan : “Role and Contribution of Government Spending on Human Development Index in Bangladesh”. 12th ISDSI International Conference , December 28-30,2018, SPJIMR, Mumbai
  3. Arvind Chaturvedi, Siddharth Varma, João Luiz Marcian, Nenad Robajac: “Acquisition process in a government organization in Brazil– a statistical analysis”, 12th ISDSI International Conference , December 28-30,2018, SPJIMR, Mumbai
  4. Arvind Chaturvedi : “Rising Middle Class in India and China-A Comparison” , International Conference on “India and China: Economic, Social and Cultural Perspective”, IMI,New Delhi, 17-18 December 2018
  5. Siddharth Varma, Arvind Chaturvedi , Mengist, Felegehiwot and Hamukoto, Kleophas Rudolf : “A Study of project time and cost overruns at a consultancy firm in Ethiopia”, 11th ISDSI International Conference, IIM Tiruchirappalli Dec. 28-30, 2017
  6. Arvind Chaturvedi – “ Is MGNREGA Really Successful in Poverty Alleviation?”, Paper presented at 6th China –India Forum on Economic Development & Poverty alleviation, Chengdu, China, September 13-14, 2017
  7. Arvind Chaturvedi ,Deepak Tandon, Harishankar Vidyarthi- “ Impact of NonPerforming Assets on Profitability of Indian Banks ;An Econometric Study”, Paper presented at 10th ISDSI Conference held at Nashik (India) , December 2016
  8. Arvind Chaturvedi, Siddharth Varma- “ Customer perception of CSR and Influence on Purchase behavior”, Paper presented at 10th ISDSI Conference held at Nashik (India) , December 2016
  9. Siddharth Varma, Arvind Chaturvedi and Ronny Fono- “ Assessing the Quality of Health Services-Casr Study of a Hospital in Tonga” , Paper presented at 10th ISDSI Conference held at Nashik (India) , December 2016
  10. Arvind Chaturvedi, Siddharth Varma , Ngo Thi Sa Ly – “Causality between Tourism Expansion & Economic Development in Vietnam”. Paper presented at 9 th ISDSI CONFERENCE held at Goa (India) , January 2016
  11. Siddharth Varma, Arvind Chaturvedi, Chingiz Abishev- “Analyzing productivity of railway track machines in Kazhakistan” . Paper presented at 9 th ISDSI CONFERENCE held at Goa (India) , January 2016
  12. Arvind Chaturvedi -Impact of Economic Reforms on Poverty :India- China Comparison” . Paper prsenetd at Sino- Indian Relations: Change and development” At Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, Chengdu 26-27 October 2015
  13. Arvind Chaturvedi, Siddharth Bakshi – “Relative Importance of Salient Features of Smartphones: A Conjoint Analysis Approach” . Paper presented at 8 th ISDSI CONFERENCE held at Pune (India) , January 2015
  14. Chaturvedi Arvind, Balwinder Kumar & Nikhil Gothwal “Hierarchy of Purchase Factors for Air Conditioners to identify the relative position of ‘Star Rating’: A Priority Vector approach” , 7th ISDSI international Conference at IMI, New Delhi, India, December, 2013
  15. Chaturvedi Arvind, Siddartha Varma et al “Improving Performance of a Rice Milling Plant: Case of Kampus Agro, Nigeria” , International case Conference , IMT Nagpur, held at Goa, 30th November 2012
  16. Chaturvedi Arvind, Siddartha Varma et al “Improving Quality of service:Case of an Indian Restaurant in Lithuania” International Conference on Management Cases , BIMTECH,NOIDA,November 2012
  17. Varma Siddartha, Arvind Chaturvedi, et al ” Ready Mixed Concrete Plant: A case study in feasibility ” at the International case Conference ,IMT Nagpur, held at Goa, 30th November 2012
  18. Arvind Chaturvedi & Sonu Goyal- ‘Changing Severity of Impediments for Entrepreneurs in India: An Empirical Analysis\’, IJAS conference at Harvard University, USA, June 2011.
  19. Manisha Shridhar & Arvind Chaturvedi- ‘Determinants of Cost of Innovation and Patents in Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: An exploratory study’, IJAS conference at Harvard University, USA, June 2011.
  20. Arvind Chaturvedi & V Upadhyay- ‘Inter state Inequality in India: Measurement, Trends and Factors”, paper presented at 18th annual conference of Global Awareness Society International (GASI) at Washington DC ,USA, May 2009
  21. Arvind Chaturvedi, Alok Pandey, Yogesh Vishwakarma, (2005)., Under Pricing of IPOs Under Book Building Route in India: An Analysis of Non-fundamental Factors and Signaling Effects Sixth International Conference on Operations and Quantitative Management, IIM, Indore, India
  22. Alok Pandey, Arvind Chaturvedi, Kabir Kathuria, (2005)., Foreign Exchange Exposure on Indian Stock Markets Sources of Risk and Hedging Sixth International Conference on Operations and Quantitative Management, IIM, Indore, India
  23. Arvind Chaturvedi, Dr.V.Upadhyay, (2004)., India’s Economic Reforms: Impact on Poverty 18th European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies, Univ. of Lund, Sweden
  24. Arvind Chaturvedi: ‘Energy and Energy Substitution in Indian Manufacturing Industry’ Paper presented at annual conference of Indian Econometric Society, Univ. of Srinagar ( J&K), May 1979
  25. Arvind Chaturvedi : ‘Unemployment-an empirical analysis’ ,Paper presented at All –India seminar on ‘Education and Job Market’, held at Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad ( 1981)


Department of Management & Humanities,
Indian Institute of Information Technology,
Lucknow, India.
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