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Kumar, Chitresh



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  • Dr.Chitresh is an Associate Professor, JGBS, Deputy Controller of Examinations, JGU and Associate Dean, JGU (Projects, Grants & Publications). He is an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur and School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. He has previously worked with MNCs like Deloitte- India and Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects PLLC, USA etc. He has worked as a consultant for Ministry of Urban Development of Governments of India and Kenya, Government of States of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal, Multi-lateral Donor Agencies like DFID, World Bank and Japan Bank for International Cooperation. He has experience of working on projects like Kolkata Metro, Regional Rapid Transit System in National Capital Region of Delhi and Design of Waste Management Systems for eight cities of Kenya etc. 

    One of his case studies was shortlisted for European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) best case studies award – 2018, under the urban transition category. He is currently collaborating with City University, London on Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), provided by Research England. He is also part of the successful team for the award of Jean Monnet Chair (2020-23) by European Union. He also writes on national level policy issues in English newspapers like The Indian Express, The Stateman and Deccan Herald. He was also involved in Management Development Programmes for employees of Coal India Limited, Officers from the office of the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) Government of West Bengal, Government of Haryana, Government of Tibet (in Exile), Government of Jharkhand, Tata Steel and Government of Odisha etc.

research overview

  • His area of research is urban commuter and freight movement, Operations management and Supply chain modelling, City logistics, Knowledge management, Corporate social responsibility and Barriers to businesses etc. 

full name

  • Chitresh Kumar

primary email

  • ckumar[@]jgu[dot]edu[dot]in