Subjects : Commerce
Professor Probir Kumar Gupta is the Dean of the School of Economics and Commerceat Adamas University, Barasat since June 2016.
Prior to this assignment, he was the Dean of the Vinod Gupta School of Management, and the founder Head of the Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, both at IIT Kharagpur. During his tenure at IIT he served as the Chairman of the Sub-committee for Higher Management Education in the Ministry of HRD, and had undertaken study tours to Haas School of Management, Berkeley, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Nebraska, Omaha and the University of Washington, School of Law.
His extensive corporate career includes such positions as the Secretary of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Managing Director of Webel Nicco, Executive Director of Nicco Park and Resorts, Vice President of FAL Industies, the Indo-Swedish Company which with Facit, Ericssons and Electrolux, of Sweden introduced manufacture of electronic typewriters, vacuum cleaners and other white goods, and telecom instruments into India.
He has also worked as of General Manager Samuel Osborne Steels in UK and Singapore, and in the Machinery Building Division of Metal Box India during his early working days.
He graduated from IIT Kharagpur in Mechanical Engineering, and was the first recipient of the B C ROY Gold MEDAL of the Institute.
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