Dr. Dibyendu Choudhury
Faculty Member & SEIC I/c
He has 27 years of total experience amongst which he stayed 8 years in New York City, USA. He has travelled 17 countries, worked with several MNC's prior joining to ni-msme.
He has earned his PhD from North Orissa University in Consumer Behavior and Fellowship of Materials Management in CRM Practices area from Centre for Research in Materials Management (CRIMM), IISWBM the oldest management school in India.
His teaching portfolio includes Marketing Management, Digital Enterprise Management, Digital Marketing Analytics and Entrepreneurship and have taken training sessions for more than 5000 Man Hours which includes national as well as international 10000 beneficiaries, participants, and students.
Completed for several prestigious Ministry funded research projects in his tenure with ni-msme for last 10 years e.g. Impact Analysis of VDP programmes (13-14), DIC re-engineering and restructuring for Govt. of Odisha (15-16), COVID-19 impact on Tourism Sector (19-20), MSME Loans impact to Indian Financial Institutes (21-2) etc. Spearheaded several impact analysis for CSR with PSU’s NMDC, BHEL, BEML etc. Several innovative development programmes with Govt. of Odisha, Govt. of West Bengal etc.
Published more than 30 articles in the peer reviewed journals and Associate Editor for internal peer reviewed journal SEDME. He's also Editor for 3 International Journals. Received several prestigious awards as recognition for his academic and professional achievements.
Dr. K. Visweswara Reddy
Dr. K. Visweswara Reddy holds a Ph.D. He was awarded Gold Medal in Economics at Graduation Level. His subject specialization and areas of expertise include International Economics, International Trade Documentation procedures, Market Surveys, Research Methodology, Forex Risk Management, and promotion of the Agri & Food Processing Sector. Dr. Reddy has conducted and handled more than 60 trainings/projects. He has 8 paper publications in National and International journals in his name and presented 10 Papers in National and International seminars/conferences. He also published a book titled Business Economics, which was later listed as text-book by the Center for Distance Education, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur.
Dr. Reddy has more than 26 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Management, working in various capacities at some of the prestigious colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Dr. Reddy is passionate about entrepreneurship and takes a keen interest in the process of development of entrepreneurial talent. His contributions in the Policymaking of Establishing EFCs in MSME-DIs is noteworthy. He is a member of the IEA, APEA, and AIMA Associations.
As Head of EDC cell in an Engineering college he facilitated nearly 15 Micro Start-ups. At ni-msme he successfully led many International and National Training programs sponsored by Ministry External Affairs and other Union Ministries. The programs pertain to the Empowerment of Women through enterprises, Quality Management, and six-sigma, Agro-enterprises and documentation procedures for MSME exports and imports. Successfully collaborated with IIFT Kolkata and IIM Trichy for the capacity building of SC-ST Entrepreneurs.
Dr. E. Vijaya
Dr. E. Vijaya holds a Ph.D. in Management (Finance, research in Behavioral Finance from Osmania University. Dr. Vijaya is a Gold medallist in graduation and Post-graduation. She is a Certified GST Trainer by National Academy of Customs, Excise & Narcotics, and (NACEN) Mumbai.
Her subject specialization and areas of expertise include Financial Management, Investment management, Accounting & Taxation, Risk management, SME Financing, Project Appraisal, International Finance and Entrepreneurship Development. Dr. Vijaya has organized sponsored programmes and conducted more than 50 Workshops on GST, Accounting & Finance.
As a representative from Ministry of MSME, GOI, Dr. Vijaya attended 15 Days International training programme at Jakarta and Bandung, Indonesia, and 3 National Level Training programmes.
Dr. Vijaya has 4 books published in her name and 7 published papers in National and International journals. She presented 11 papers in National and International conferences at reputed institutions such as Doctoral colloquium –IIT Kharagpur, IIM Bangalore, IIT Madras, ABS, Singapore.
Dr. Vijaya has experience in GST and EDC Consulting and also holds Individual membership from All India Management Association (AIMA).
Mrs. V. Swapna
Associate Faculty Member & ATI & IPFC (In-charge)
She has 16 years of total experience in Training & consultancy in the areas of Intellectual Property Rights, Quality Management & Skill Development Programmes. She has a Master degree of Textile Technology from University College of technology, Osmania University. She is the certified Patent Agent & Trademark Agent by Intellectual Property Office, Govt. of India. She has Post Graduate Diploma in Patents Law from Nalsar University. She is also certified as ZED Accessor from Quality Council of India.
Prior joining ni-msme, she has a 7 years core experience as Analyst covering patent and non-patent literature serving broad customers that include fortune 500 companies, Indian companies, SMEs, Universities and independent inventors. She is a specialist in patent analytics in wide range of industry segments that cover textiles, chemical, biotechnology, healthcare, nanotechnology, energy etc. capable of handling various type of projects like patentability assessments, competitive landscaping, novelty assessment, infringement analysis, claim charting, patent watch pertaining to specific industry or companies. She is also well-versed in patent & trademark filing and prosecution procedures. She is also having knowledge on commercial patent, trademark and business databases.
As an incharge of Intellectual Property Facilitation center for MSMEs, she has provided consultancy for filing and prosecution procedures of patent, trademark, copyright, GI & designs. She has supported more than 150 starts up & MSMEs through IP registrations & advisory services.
As an in-charge of Skill development programmes under ATI scheme for last two years, she has successfully organized more than 150 skill development programmes in various trades benefiting 4500 unemployed youth & women.
At ni-msme she successfully organised International and National Training programs sponsored by Ministry External Affairs and other Ministries. The programs are pertain to the capacity building in the areas of Intellectual Property Rights, Quality Management & Entrepreneurship
She worked closely with Union Ministries, MSME Development Institutes, Women Entrepreneur Associations, Industry Associations, and State Governments for organizing workshops, capacity building programmes and exhibitions & also for providing consultancy for assisting & mentoring aspiring & existing entrepreneurs
She is a management representative of ni-msme for implementation and maintenance of the Quality Management System ISO 9001:2015.
She has attended the 15 Days International training programme at Jakarta and Bandung, Indonesia, and 10 National Level professional Training programmes.