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KVJ. Prof. Dr. R. Ganesan

Founder & Chairman

Karma Veer Jyoti. Professor Dr. R. Ganesan earned his doctorate from the reputed IIT Delhi with a special focus on Entrepreneurship Development. He possesses more than two decades of research experience in the field of entrepreneurship and management. He has served in different academia ranging from Deemed Varsities, Engineering Colleges, Arts & Science Colleges, B-Schools, and International Varsities. He has more than 70 research contributions to his credit, which are published in refereed and indexed journals, books, book chapters, monographs, and conferences. He is a global author in Women Entrepreneurship, whose research papers are listed in Google Scholar and indexed in ISI (AHCI & ESCI), MLA Citations, Scopus, EBSCO, Cabells’ Directory, etc. He has authored two books on women entrepreneurship development and insurance management, which have been published at Germany and published 24 edited books. He is serving as editorial member and reviewer for numerous journals and possesses more than 20 years of editorial experience. He has edited more than 670 research articles and chapters to his credit, which includes his editorial experience across refereed and indexed journals, conferences, and book chapters at national and international levels. He has organized and hosted 3 national conferences, 5 international conferences, 4 international seminars and conducted 45 faculty development programmes (FDPs) respectively. He has delivered more than 220 national and international sessions (including webinar sessions) on Research & Development (Research Insights, Research Structuring, Publication Strategies, Statistical Insights, Crafting Literature Review and Publication Prospects), Entrepreneurship Development, Managerial Skills, Career Development, Self-Management, Design Thinking, Employability Skills, Digital Marketing, etc. and inaugurated many Entrepreneurship Development Cells (EDCs) across the nation. He is the Chief Mentor for certification programs on E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation & Creativity for Business. He has a deep inclination towards upbringing social sensation across the communities and has hosted & organized 31 national award ceremonies for recognizing national and global talents. Also, he has exorbitant interest in Tamil Literature, wherein he has written and published Agakurals (Voice of Self) for civility and few Traditional Poetries for societal transformation. In commemorating his laudable academic, research and societal transformational services through upbringing entrepreneurship development he has been conferred with the prestigious title Karma Veer Jyoti (KVJ) by Indian Confederation of Non-Governmental Organizations (iCONGO), New Delhi, India on 22nd March 2015. He is bestowed with the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award – Researcher & Scholar Icon 2017 powered by Jupiter Publications Consortium (JPC) in association with Ingenious Cyberonics Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on 22nd July 2017. He is the recipient of PFLA Excellence Award for his ‘Outstanding Service to Education and Entrepreneurs’ community from People First Leadership Academy (PFLA), Bengaluru, Karnataka on 19th January 2019. He has been conferred with ‘Order of Eminence’ the highest honour for his global contribution to research, teaching, and training in Entrepreneurship Development by the Presidium of NFED in its 10th National Teachers’ Day Awards on 5th September 2019 at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He has been conferred with the Prestigious MTC Global Distinguished Teacher Award in Entrepreneurship Development in the 9th World Edu Summit organized by Management Teachers Consortium (MTC) Global on 7th September 2019 at Bengaluru, Karnataka. He has been bestowed with the prestigious Pride of India Award by South Asian Institute for Advanced Research and Development (SAIARD), Kolkata, West Bengal on 16th October 2022. He is the Founder Chairman & Presidium Chair of the renowned National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Also, he is the Founder & Chair of NFED Business Facilitators Forum (NBFF) – A Strategic Action Unit, Centre for Research & Training (CRT) – A Growth Action Unit and NFED Publications respectively under the ambit of NFED. He is one of the Board of Directors at Unelma Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (USPL), Bengaluru, Karnataka and Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Technovate Educational & Consulting Services (TECS), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.