Surinder Batra

Affiliation and contact information: Professor, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India
E-mail address:                  sbatra@imt.edu 
Website: www.imt.edu 
Short Biographic Information
Surinder Batra is Professor and Area Chairperson for Information Systems at Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad, India. His areas of academic interest include Information Systems, Knowledge Management, Knowledge-based Development, ICT for Development and Knowledge & Skill Development for Knowledge Economy. He has authored several papers and research studies on the above themes. He is co-editor of the publication, “Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital: Emerging Perspectives”, based on the Papers presented at the International Conference with this theme organized at IMT Ghaziabad in February 2009. He is also a member of the Scientific Committee of “Information System Dynamics”, a long-term project initiated by CIGREF Foundation of France
 
Prior to joining IMT Ghaziabad, Dr. Batra was Principal Consultant, Centre for Interactive Management India, a research and consultancy firm based in New Delhi, established by him. Prior to that, he was Group Leader and Senior Consultant with Tata Consultancy Services, New Delhi, India; Faculty with Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India; and Senior Engineer, Bharat Electronics Ltd., Ghaziabad, India. He had been retained as a consultant by various international development organizations such as ILO, Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation (SDC), German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Overseas Vocational Training Association (OVTA), Japan, INFRAS Consulting Group, Zurich and Swisscontact, a Swiss NGO, in studies related to the national skill development and education system of India.