Dr. Subhasis Maity
Director, NSHM School of Health Sciences, Kolkata
Chief, Research & Publication
Prof.(Dr.) Subhasis Maity, Director & Mentor of the MHA Department, has been inculcating the skills for thinking and creativity based learning in the MHA students since long. He completed his PhD from Jadavpur University in 1996. Since then he has been engaged in research activities related to the field of Healthcare Management & Pharmaceutical Technology. He is an Inspector of PCI, New Delhi and Ex-Controller of Examinations, West Bengal University of Technology and also a member of the various committees of WBUT & AICTE. He is the chairman of the Ethical Committee of B.P. Poddar Hospital & Medical Research Ltd., Mission of Mercy and Member Secretary of GD Hospital & Diabetes Institute. He works on different projects from Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre and Kothari Medical Centre, Kolkata. He had a fair stint with the healthcare industries on focus based environment, designed for the new breed of MHA students to derive meaningful engagements in the demanding sectors under the Healthcare industry as a whole.
Dr. Krishnendu Sarkar
Chief, Strategy & Impact,
Chief, NSHM Life Skills School
He made his foray with higher education as Head of Academics of NSHM in the year 2002. Since then he has actively contributed to the growth of the organization from its formative years to its robust presence as knowledge campuses with various and varied University-affiliated programs involving thousands of students. He had been part of numerous teaching, learning, curriculum, content, collaboration, and co-creation for the cause of experiential and engaging education. He has been one of the early movers weaving technology in non-STEM education, Institute-Industry programs, value-added skills embedded learning, adversity-programmed learning, international exchanges, e-assessment, holistic grading, UK-India Education Research Initiative supported collaborative development project, thinking & creativity skills for innovation, new vistas and initiatives, etc. Besides, he had been hands-on with student lifecycle management, faculty development, institutional operations, regulatory compliances, approvals, affiliations, detailed project reports, strategic alliances, and University level roles on behalf of NSHM from time to time. NSHM’s life skills education got re-imagined with the commencement of Centre of Language and Communication, Centre for Innovation & Incubation, Centre for Social Action, Centre of Creative and Performing Arts and Centre for Sports and Wellness that would further the learning and engagement in the new normal of a fast-changing future.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering, a post-graduate degree in information science and a doctorate in management science. He has been a former scientist of CSIR and was associated with the setting up of Scientific & Industrial Research Network during the mid-1990s for computer communications, access to online scientific databases, database development, and various other informatics purposes. He was also involved with process automation in steel plants and later with IT for social development. He was accorded the title of ‘Master Educator’ by Dr. Edward de Bono of Lateral Thinking fame for his work related to the development of de Bono skills education programs. The Outstanding College Award was received by him from the Ministry of HRD at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi for Digital Financial Literacy Campaign in India Project. His input on the experience of work in India was sought by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of The Economist. Moreover, he is excited, like never before, to see more interesting times with physical-digital innovation, change, and transformation at NSHM.
Dr. Mohammed Firoz
Director, NSHM School of Media & Communication, Kolkata & Durgapur
Dr. Firoz started his career in media education from India’s premier media school, Indian Institute of Mass Communication as a visiting professor. As the Chair of the Department of Media & Communication at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) Dubai, Dr. Firoz was instrumental in designing and implementing the curriculum for the undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Media & Communication.
As the Head of the Department of Media Studies at Bayan College, Muscat (Affiliated with Purdue University Northwest, and accredited by ASIC UK as a Premier Institution), he contributed to setting up the Department of Media Studies. As an Associate Professor and Program leader at the University of Wollongong in Dubai, he designed academic plans and teaching pedagogy with a particular emphasis on digital storytelling. He also served as Principal and Professor of Social Communications for a year, at the National Institute of Social Work and Social Sciences, Bhubaneshwar.
Dr. Firoz’s areas of teaching and expertise are Communication studies, New communication methods, Multimedia storytelling, Media management and entrepreneurship, Media ethics, Mindful communication & Journalism, and Media sociology. He has supervised research, major project, and professional portfolio in the areas of new communication methods, social media, media convergence, multimedia storytelling, and documentary filmmaking. His areas of competence and skills are media education and training, education management, and curriculum development.
Currently, he is working on a handbook of transmedia storytelling which aims to include voices and insights from storytelling experts which will also shed light on the sociology of storytelling, industry best practices and also provide relevant context on how technology is changing/enhancing the impact of storytelling.
Dr. Alok Satsangi
Principal, NSHM School of Business & Management, Durgapur
Principal, NSHM School of Engineering & Technology, Durgapur
Principal, NSHM Knowledge Campus-Group of Institutions, Durgapur
Dr. Alok Satsangi. has a rich blend of academic, research & leadership experience. He has been providing quality education through Innovation in the existing education system. His unsurpassed love for serving the society through Education has touched the life of thousands of his students by being the guiding Lamp in their Career and has helped then achieve their dreams. He has led the Academics and Operations of several top Institutions and has met the growth and profitability goals through the proper management of resources. He holds an MBA with specialization in Marketing and HR, MPhil in Disaster Management, PGDDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management) and a PhD in Stress Management.
Both articulate & erudite he has authored numerous books, refereed International journals and Research Papers in both National and International forums. As an individual His core competencies lie in Team Management, Strategic Planning and implementation, corporate tie-ups, Relationship Management and Problem Resolution.
Recipient of Best Guru (Business Management) Award from Research & Excellence Academic Awards – 2018 in Mumbai, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Award – 2016 in the category of “Media Educationist”, Corporate Social Responsibility Award – 2016, Media Excellence Award – 2016 in the category of “Media Academician”, Atal Samman – 2016, A National Level Award in the category of “Art and culture” and Honored by Government District Hospital for organizing Blood Donation Drives – 2016
His numerous roles of distinction as, Vice President – Corporate Relations & Marketing and Associate Professor at NIILM School of Business, New Delhi, as Associate Director, Delhi Business School, Registrar with NIILM University, Haryana, Campus Head with Indraprastha College of Advanced Studies (IPCAS), New Delhi, Director at St. Catherine Institute of Management & Technology, New Delhi and Director with Asian School of Media Studies, Noida. Currently Serving as a Principal & Dean at NSHM School of Business and Management Studies, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Durgapur, West Bengal.
Dr. Suparna Dhar
Associate Professor & In-Charge, NSHM School of Computing & Analytics, Kolkata