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Prof. G Raghuram (On Long Leave)

Public Systems Group


Educational Qualifications

  • PhD (Northwestern, 1979-83)
  • PGDM (IIMA, 1976-78)
  • BTech (IITM, 1971-76)

Academic Affiliation

  • Faculty, Public Systems Group, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (Since October 1985)
  • Dean (Faculty), Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (September 2013-December 2015)
  • Vice Chancellor, Indian Maritime University, Chennai (July 2012-March 2013)
  • Indian Railways Chair Professor in Rail Transport and Infrastructure Management (January 2008-August 2010)
  • Visiting Faculty at Universities in USA, Canada, Yugoslavia, Singapore, UAE and Several Institutions in India
  • President of Operational Research Society of India (1999-2000)
  • Taught at Northwestern University and Tulane University, USA

Professional Affiliation

  • Global Future Council, World Economic Forum, 2016-
  • Steering Committee, National Aviation University, Ministry of Civil Aviation, 2013-
  • Committee for Reviewof the Department of Management Studies, IISc Bangalore, 2016
  • Faculty Work Norms Committee, IIM Kozhikode, 2015-16
  • Global Agenda Council, World Economic Forum, 2014-16
  • High Level Committee on Restructuring of Food Corporation of India, 2014-15
  • Central Board of Railway Research (CBRR) of RDSO, Lucknow, 2014
  • Network of European-Asian Rail Research (NEAR 2), 2014
  • Roundtable on High Speed Rail and Ports, International Transport Forum, 2013
  • Port and Shipping Sectoral Innovation Council, 2011-13
  • Performance Audit Report: PPP Projects in Airport Authority, Comptroller and Auditor General, 2012
  • Expert Group for Modernization of Indian Railways, 2011-12 
  • Steering Committee on Transport Sector for the Formulation of the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-17), 2011-12
  • Working Group on Ports and Shipping for the National Transport Development Policy Committee, 2011-12
  •  Task Force on Performance Management of the Infrastructure Ministries, Cabinet Secretariat, 2009-12
Member, Board of Directors:
  • NABARD Consultancy Services Private Limited, 2014-
  • Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, Ahmedabad, 2012-
  • Arshiya International Limited, 2007-
  • Take Solutions, 2001-
  • Alcock Ashdown Gujarat Limited, 1994-
  • Operational Research Society of India - Fellow
  • The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport - Fellow
  • Ahmedabad Management Association - Patron
  • Indian Roads Congress - Life
  • Institute for Rail Transport - Life
  • Institute for Urban transport - Life
  • Society of Operations Management - Life
  • Transportation Research Group - Life
  • World Conference on Transportation Research Society - Member




Area of Research:

  • Transportation Policy and Management
  • Infrastructure and Service Systems
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Current Research:

Recent Studies on Infrastructure and Transportation 

  • Issues in Rural Infrastructure
  • Impact Assesment of Rural Roads
  • PPPs in Highways
  • Strategies for the Trucking Sector
  • High Speed Rail in India
  • PPPs in Metro
  • Strategies for Ports in the Legal and Regulatory Context 
  • Lessons from PPPs of Indian Railways                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Recent Studies on Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Supply Chain Management in the Context of Food Security
  • Mid Day Meal Scheme for an NGO 


Author/Lead Editor of Six Books:
  • Trucking Business Management: Cases and Concepts (2016)
  • Agribusiness Supply Chain Management (2014)
  • Supply Chain Management for Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases (2009)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Cases and Concepts(2000)
  • Infrastructure Development and Financing: Towards a Public-Private Partnership (1999)
  • Shipping Management: Cases and Concepts (1998)
  • 35 papers in refereed journals
  • 45 reviewed chapters in books and conference proceedings
  • Written 157 registered case studies (of which 80 have been published in books and conference proceedings)
Consulted for over 152 organizations in the area of:
  • Infrastructure and Transportation
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Services Management
  • Management Education




Awards & Honors

Year Awards & Honors




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