Education
Educational Qualifications
Master of Commerce(M.Com)

M.Phil

Ph.D.

Professional Experience
Professor

2007 -to- Till Now

Institute of Vocational (Tourism) Studies, Himachal Pradesh University

Responsibilites:
Vice Chancellor

Maharaja Agrasen University

Responsibilites:
Secretary General

Indian Tourism Hospitality Congress

Responsibilites:
Dean Students Welfare

Himachal Pradesh University(Shimla)

Responsibilites:
Director

Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies, Himachal Pardesh University

Responsibilites:
Achievements
Awards & Honours
Special Grant obtained from UGC for Starting Five Years Integrated Course (Master) in Tourism Administration in IVS, MTA (first in country)

in 2007

Special Grant received from UGC for starting Two Years Pahari Miniature Painting Course in IIHS, HPU.
Special Grant of Rs. 2 Crore received for the Department from Ministry of Tourism for starting Three Years Bachelor in Hotel Management ( BHM) in IVS, MTA, HPU.

in 2011

Grant obtained from UGC under Assistance Programme (SAP) to Institute of Vocational (Tourism) Studies, HPU from UGC in the tune of Rs. 36 Lacs for Five Years (2013-18).
Got special assistance of Rs. 7 crore to Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies, UGC Centre of Excellence (IIHS), HPU from University Grants Commissions (UGC) (2014-19).
Sanctioned Rs. 1.05 Cr. By UGC for e-PG Pathshala in Management- A Centrally sponsored scheme of National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT) of MHRD (GOI) for developing 600 modules in management (As Principal Investigator), 2015-16.
Sanctioned Rs. 5 Lac by the Association of Indian Universities(AIU) for Joint Research Project of AIU and MAU for studying “Excellence in Higher Education: An Empirical Study on Quality sustainability of select Universities of Northern India”, 2015-16.
Received ‘VIKAS RATAN AWARD’, by International Integration and Growth Society, New Delhi
Received ‘JEWEL OF INDIA AWARD’, by International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi.
Selected for MAN OF THE YEAR-2002, Award, by American Biographical Institute, Inc., USA.
Chosen for distinguished standing and has been conferred with an honorary appointment to the Research Board of Advisors by the Board of Director, Governing Board of Editors and Publication Board of the American Biographical Institute (ABI) since 2002.
Received ‘21ST CENTURY EXCELLENCE AWARD-2003’ and ‘CERTIFICATE OF MERIT’, by International Business Council, New Delhi for outstanding achievements.
Received ‘RAJIV GANDHI SHIROMANI AWARD-2004’, by International Achievers Development Organization, New Delhi for excellent devotion in the respective field.
Received ‘21st CENTURY HEALTH EXCELLENCE AWARD-2005’, by International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi FOR outstanding achievements and remarkable role in the field of education.
Received ‘NOBLE INDIA AWARD WITH GOLD MEDAL-2007’, by Economic Growth Society of India, New Delhi for having extra achievement in the respective field as ‘Individual Contribution for Nation’s Development’.
Received ‘RAJIV GANDHI EXCELLENCE AWARD-2010’, by Economic Growth Society of India, New Delhi in lieu of the yeomen services rendered with excellence in their respective fields.
Received ‘RASHTRIYA VIDYA SARASWATI PURASKAR AWARD-2010’, by International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi for outstanding achievements and remarkable role in the field of education.
Best teacher award of HPU-2012 and Letter of Appreciation from H.E. Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Smt. Pratibha Singh for preparing HPU vision document-2020 and promoting international understanding.
Life Time Achievement Award -2013 in Management Excellence by Himachal Pradesh Commerce and Management Association.
CCI Technology Education Excellence Award-2014 as vice chancellor(awarded to Maharaja Agrasen University ) at Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad in the presence of Vice Chancellors of various universities.
PCMA Award of Excellence in Education-2015 for outstanding contribution in Commerce, tourism and management by Punjab Commerce and Management Association.
Presented Citation in Honour -2015 for outstanding contribution in Tourism Education and Research by University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
Life Time Achievement Award -2015 in Tourism education Excellence by Lyceum of Philippines University, Manila and Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress(ITHC).
Workshops/Training
Attend Workshop

on Workshop on Tourism and Hospitality, organized by Swiss Education Group at Leysin, Switzerland,
in 2006

Conducted Refresher Course

on 21 Days Refresher Course in Commerce, organized by Academic Staff College, H.P. University, Shimla,
in 2000 for 20 Days

One Day National Workshop

on National Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Tourism, organized by Institute of Vocational Studies, Master of Tourism Studies, H. P. University, Shimla,
in 2002

One Day Workshop

on One day workshop on Hotel Industry in Shimla: Challenges and Issues, organized by Jointly organized by Institute of Vocational Studies (MTA) HPU and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh,
in 2010

One Day Workshop

on One day workshop on Minor Stakeholders of tourism industry: Problems and Opportunities, organized by Jointly organized by Institute of Vocational Studies (MTA) HPU and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh,
in 2010

One Day Workshop

on One day workshop on Community Participation and tourism development, organized by Jointly organized by Institute of Vocational Studies (MTA) HPU and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh,
in 2010

One Day Workshop

on One day workshop on Home Stay Scheme: Status and Opportunities in HP, organized by Jointly organized by Institute of Vocational Studies (MTA) HPU and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh,
in 2010

One Day Workshop

on One day workshop on Curriculum Designing for Tourism at school level, organized by Institute of Vocational Studies (MTA) HPU and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh,
in 2010

One Day Workshop

on One day workshop on Home Stay Scheme: Status and Opportunities in HP- Phase II, organized by Institute of Vocational Studies (MTA) HPU and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh,
in 2011

One Day Workshop

on One day workshop on Curriculum Designing for Tourism at school level- Phase II, organized by Institute of Vocational Studies (MTA) HPU and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh,
in 2011

One Day Workshop

on One day workshop on Disaster Reduction Management, organized by Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies (IIHS) HPU and Department of Revenue, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, NSS and NCC,
in 2011

One Day Workshop

on One day workshop on Rural Tourism and its Impact in Pragpur Heritage village of Himachal Pradesh, organized by Institute of Vocational (Tourism) Studies , HPU and Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India through Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), Gwalior,
in 2012

Books/Chapters of Book Published
Management’s Next Frontier- Bharatiya Scriptures Applied(Ed.), Swami Vivekananda Peeth of Maharaja Agrasen University and Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal, Chandigarh, 2015, pp.250.

Tourism and Hospitality- Trends, Concerns and Opportunities (Ed.), Bharti Publications, Delhi, 2015, pp 477.

Tourism: Innovations and Challenges in the age of m-Commerce, (Ed.), Bharti Publications: New Delhi, 2015.

International Business- Trends, Issues and Challenges (Ed.), Bharti Publications, Delhi, 2015, pp 473.

Tourism Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development (Ed.), Bharti Publications, Delhi, 2015, pp 783.

Tourism- Present and Future Perspective(Ed.), Kanishka Publishers, New Delhi, 2015, pp.462

Tourism-Concepts, Issues and Challenges(Ed.), Neha Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, 2014-15, pp. 553.

Corporate Social Responsibility-Sustainable & Economic Growth, Bharti Publications, Delhi, 2014, pp 386.

Tourism towards New Horizons: Status, Issues and Perspectives (Ed.), Kanishka Publishers, New Delhi, 2014.

Essentials of Marketing Research, Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana, 2013, pp.23.36.

Altai-Himalaya – Two foundations of Euroasia, A monograph published under Indo-Russia Scientific and cultural exchange forum jointly by HPU and Altai Agricultural University, Sattayam publishing House, New Delhi (2012), pp. 376.

Tourism for development-A Strategic Approach(Ed.), Bharti publications, New Delhi (2012).

Global Economic Slowdown: Opportunities and Challenges(Ed.) by Kanishka Publishers, New Delhi, 2012, Volume I, pp 376 and volume II, pp. 377-582.

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN 978-81-8457-364

Tourism for Development- A Managerial Approach (Ed.), Kanishka Publishers, New Delhi, (2011), pp.492.

Tourism Infrastructure Development- A Sustainable Approach, Kanishka Publishers, New Delhi, (2009), pp. 411.

Sustainable Tourism Development- A Himalayan Experience, Indus Publications, New Delhi, (2007), pp. 263.

Cutting Edge Research in Tourism: New Directions (Ed.), Abhishek Publications, Chandigarh, (2007), pp. 544.

Cutting Edge Research in Tourism; Emerging Issues and Challenges(Ed.), Abhishek Publications, Chandigarh, (2007), pp. 641.

Marketing Research, Kalayani Publishers, Ludhiana, First Edition, (2006), pp. 403.

Tourism in the New Millennium–Challenges & Opportunities(Ed.), Abhishek Publications, Chandigarh, (2002), pp.486.

Marketing Management - A Textbook, Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana, First Edition, 1996, pp. 229, Second edition (1998), pp. 337 and Third Edition, (2002) pp. 594.

Marketing Management for M.Com. of MD University and Kurukshetra University, Kalyani Publisher, (2004), pp.473

Principles of Marketing for Jammu University, Kalyani Publisher, (2004), pp. 430

Principles of Marketing for Madhya Pradesh Universities, Kalyani Publisher, (2004), pp. 321

Marketing Management for Bharathidasan University, Kalyani, (2004), pp 293

Marketing Management for Madurai Kamraj University, Kalyani Publisher, (2004), pp 315

Marketing Management for Uttar Pradesh Universities, Kalyani Publishers, (2004), pp. 568

Tourism Development and Its Impact, Sai Printographer, New Delhi, (2001) pp. 335.

Management of Hydro-electric Power: Generation and Distribution, Deep & Deep Publications, New Delhi, (1994), pp. 225.

Tourism towards 21st Century (Ed.), Deep and Deep Publications, New Delhi, (1998), pp. 280.

Research Paper/Articles Published
Sustainable Tourism and Community Development: Beyond Predicament

Journal: Tourism for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development

Authors: 2

Flagrant Prospects of Ecotourism: Requisite of Make in India

Journal: Tourism & Hospitality-Trends, concerns and Opportunities

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN 978-93-85000-20 | Authors: 2

Dimensions of Wellness

Journal: Tourism – Present and Future Perspective, pp. 349-359.

Authors: 1

Increasing Tourism and Flourishing Homestays: A Tourists' Perspective in Himachal Pradesh

Journal: Tourism towards New Horizons-Status, Issues and Perspectives

Authors: 2

Measuring the Impact of Sales Promotion

Journal: ervice Quality and Customer Experience : A Case of e-ticketing Transactional Corporations Review (TNCR) Vol. 6,Number 4

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 1918-6444 (Prin | Authors: 3

Understanding the relationships of value, satisfaction and behavioural intentions among adventure tourists ( co-author)

Journal: Int. J. Leisure and Tourism Marketing, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2014,pp.156-171.

Attributes, Patterns and satisfaction of Religious Tourism- An Analytical Approach

Journal: Global Business Practices: Contemporary Perspectives, pp. 187-196.

Authors: 2

Analysis of Promotional Strategies Adopted by Adventure Tourism Service Providers

Journal: Tourism and Hospitality Industry- An Insight, pp., 103-114

Authors: 3

Business Tourism Development in India Visitor’s Perspective

Journal: Tourism Innovations, Vo. 3 (1), February, pp. 127-137

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 22788379

Measuring Expectations and Experiences of Tourists: A Study of Adventure Tourists

Journal: Productivity, 53 (4): 329-337

Authors: 3

Destination Image and Branding of Himachal Pradesh

Journal: Tourism Innovations- A journal of Indian Tourism Congress, Vol. 2, No. 1, August, pp. 100-108.

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN no. 2278-8379 | Authors: 2

Empirical study on the changing face of Little Lhasa:Pre & Post IPL

Journal: Tourism and Hospitality Industry-Challenges and Innovations, Page Number: 136-152

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN; 978-93-80318-2 | Authors: 2

Emerging Challenges Of Tourism Education In India: Issues & Reality

Journal: Tourism for Development: A Strategic Approach, Page No.305-320

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN : 978-93-81212- | Authors: 2

Expansion of Tourism in Indian Himalayas

Journal: Altai- Himalaya - Two Foundations of Eurasia, pp. 244 293

Authors: 2

Event tourism for promoting destination: a case study of winter carnival

Journal: Manali. Challenges and Strategic Interventions for Tourism

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN No. 978-81-9100 | Authors: 2

Rural Tourism, Heritage and Sustainability: A case study of Heritage village in Himachal Pradesh

Journal: Tourist Destination Management- Strategic Practices and Policies, pp.261-277.

Authors: 3

Rural Tourism Impacts and Community opinion: A study of Pragpur and Baroh Villages in Himachal Pradesh

Journal: ourism Innovations- A journal of Indian Tourism Congress, Vol. 1, No. 1

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN no. 2278-8379 | Authors: 2

Capacity Building for Rural Tourism: A community perspective

Journal: Research Review – A Journal of Commerce and Management Association of India (CMAI), vol. I (Annual)pp 15-25.

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 227-4033 | Authors: 2

Investigating the Structural Relationship between Service Quality Experience Satisfaction and Behavioral Intention for Online Travel Agencies

Journal: Tourism Development Journal (A Journal of Tourism Research), VOL 10,NO1,2012

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN : 09757376 | Authors: 3

Traditional Ecological Knowledge for Sustainable Subsistence

Journal: A weekly journal of Higher Education, Special Issue on Cultural Heritage , AIU, vol. 50, No. 09, Feb. 27 – March 04, 2012, pp. 7-12.

Genesis of Altai-Indian Himalaya Scientific and Cultural Exchange in Altai Himalaya

Journal: Two Foundations of Euroasia, pp. 3-14.

Global Tourism: Strategy to promote Inbound Tourism in India in Global Economic Slowdown

Journal: Opportunities and Challenges, volume II, pp. 412-418

Innovations in Tourism and Hospitality Industry- Aiming 21st Century

Journal: Tourism and Hospitalty Industry- Challenges and innovations, Lalit K. Bansal et al ( eds.), pp. 09-32.

Changing Dimensions Of Adventure Tourism

Journal: A Case Study of Himachal Pradesh Journal SDEIAT (Conference proceedings)Page No. 34-43

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN:978-81-909704-4 | Authors: 2

Vicissitudes and dynamics of adventure: a case study of Uttarakhand

Journal: Tourism for Development: A Managerial Approach:, Page number, 278-291

Authors: 2

Tourism Impacts, Community Development and Sustainability in Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh : A Stakeholders Perspective

Journal: Tourism for Development- A Managerial Approach, Chandigarh, (2011), pp. 78-89.

Authors: 2

Ecotourism for Community Development: A Stakeholder’s Perspective in Great Himalayan National Park

Journal: International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development, 2(2), 31-40

Authors: 2

Women Empowerment and Self-sustainability through tourism: A case study of self-employed women in Handicraft sector in Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh

Journal: Bi-annual Research Journal published by Himachal Pradesh University, July (2011), pp. 120-130.

Authors: 2

Linking the ‘Big Five’ Personality Domains to Organizational Committment

Journal: nternational Journal of Research in Commerce, IT and Management(IJRCM), Volume No. 1, Issue no.

Rural Tourism in Himachal Pradesh: Present Scenario and Future Challenges

Journal: Rural Development: Present Scenario and Future Challenges by Youth for Sustainable Development (YSD), pp. 33-44.

Sustainable Technologies for Sustainable Livelihoods- A New Paradigm of Development

Journal: Sumangalam- An Analytical Study, pp. 93-109.

South Asian Travel: Tourist Attachment

Journal: Control and Confusion Tourism Development Journal, Vol 9 No. 1 (2011). pp. 53-60.

Authors: 3

Perception Of Tourist: A Case Study Of Uttrakhand

Journal: International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Systems, Vol. 3 No.1 July 2010-June 2011, Page No. 118-141, 2010

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 0974-6250

Legacy of Sports Tourism: A study of Commonwealth Games

Journal: Tourism Development Journal-An International Journal, Vol 7, (2009) No.1, pp. 67-78.

Research Papers/Articles Presented
Present Paper on Role of Tourism in Conservation – A Case of Great Himalayan National Park, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

presented at International Conference on Cutting Edge Research in Tourism – New Directions Challenges and Applications , organizied by University of Surrey, Guildford, UK on 2006-06-06

Present a Paper on “Terrorism and Tourism Business”

presented at International Conference on Responsible Business in a Global Economy , organizied by NEBAA (New England Business Administration Association) and Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut on 2003-05-29

Presented paper on “A New Paradigm Development for Sustainable technologies”

presented at National Seminar on “A New Paradigm Development- An Analysis” , organizied by Deen Dayal Upadhayay Chair, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla on 2011-03-29

Presented Keynote Address on “Rural Tourism in Himachal Pradesh: Present Scenario and Future Challenges”

presented at Two Days National Seminar on “Rural Development : Present Scenario and Future Challenges” , organizied by Youth for Sustainable Development (YSD), at SHIMLA (India) on 2011-03-26

Presented paper on “Career opportunities and Skill development in Tourism and Hospitality”

presented at National Seminar on “ Skill Development in Tourism and Hospitality Sector” , organizied by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi on 2011-03-04

Presented Two papers on “A community paradigm for rural tourism : Impacts and Sustenance” and “Community’s perception regarding impacts of community based tourism initiatives (CBTI’s)”

presented at Two Day international conference on “Innovations in Alternative Tourism" , organizied by School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SHTM), University of Jammu at Jammu (India) on 2011-02-17

Presented paper on “Learning and Training Techniques”

presented at Director Conclave , organizied by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management(IITTM), Gwalior on “HRM in Tourism: Excellence through Innovation” on 2010-12-18

Presented Two papers on “Event Tourism for promoting Destination: A Case study of winter carnival Manali and “Adventure Tourism Market Segments and the Promotional Policies therein”

presented at Two Day international conference on “Challenges and Strategic Interventions for tourism in India” , organizied by Institute of Tourism Studies, University of Lucknow, Lucknow and Indian Tourism Congress, at Lucknow (India) on 2010-12-04

Made Presentation on Curriculum Designing for Tourism at school level

presented at One Day Workshop , organizied by Institute of Vocational Studies (MTA) HPU and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh on 2010-09-26

Made Presentation on Community Participation and tourism development

presented at One Day Workshop , organizied by Institute of Vocational Studies (MTA) HPU and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh on 2010-09-24

Presented paper on Sustainable tourism practices: Prospects and challenges

presented at Two Day International conference on Sustainable Tourism-2010 : Prospects and Challenges for India , organizied by Women’s Christen College- Chennai and Kuoni Academy at Chennai (India) on 2010-08-05

Presented welcome speech and key presentation on ‘Low carbon Practices’ in the Energy Conservation Campaign

presented at Common Wealth Games-Low Carbon Fair , organizied by CMS VATAVARAN and IIHS , HPU, Shimla on 2010-06-30

Presented paper on “Supernatural Intervention in Grand Tourism Project : the role of voices in tourism development

presented at Two Day Workshop on “Trans- Himalayan Tourism” , organizied by The Business School , University of Jammu and Department of Tourism, J & K Govt., at Jammu University, Jammu (India) on 2010-03-05

Presented the conceptual Note of the conference and three papers presented

presented at Conference on Destination Image and Branding – Strategies and Implications , organizied by Institute of Vocational (Tourism) studies, HPU, Shimla on 2009-09-11

Paper presented in the International Conference

presented at International Conference on Issues and Trends of Tourism Development-Changes and Challenges , organizied by Indian Tourism Congress (ITC) at Bangkok, Thailand on 2009-06-24

Paper presented in the International Conference

presented at International Conference on Issues and Trends of Tourism Development-Changes and Challenges , organizied by Indian Tourism Congress (ITC) at Bangkok, Thailand on 2009-06-24

Paper presented in the Tourism Conclave on Unforgettable Himachal-Opportunities Unlimited

, organizied by Ph. D Chamber of Commerce and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal at Shimla on 2009-06-12

Tourism Education-Key Indicators paper presented

presented at National Conference on Creating Customer Value- Through Innovations in Tourism Industry , organizied by Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management(CHTM), Jammu University, Jammu and Indian Tourism Congress(ITC) on 2007-12-14

HRD and Education Key Issues of Tourism paper presented

presented at National Workshop on Industry-Institute Partnership , organizied by Department of Tourism Studies, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

Accessibility of Potential Areas: Challenges and Strategies paper presented

presented at National Seminar on Strategy for Sustainable Development of HP with special emphasis on Industry, Tourism, Bio-Tech and IT , organizied by IMS (Institute of Management Studies, HPU) and CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) Shimla on 2006-11-06

Paper Presented on Role of Tourism in Conservation – A Case of Great Himalayan National Park, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

presented at International Conference on Cutting Edge Research in Tourism – New Directions Challenges and Applications , organizied by University of Surrey, Guildford, UK on 2006-06-06

Paper Presented on SWOT Analysis of Eco-Tourism Policy of Himachal Pradesh

presented at National Workshop on Eco-Tourism Policy , organizied by ATREE, Gangtok, Sikkim on 2006-03-28

Paper Presented on Sustainable Tourism Development: Role of Community – A case of Sangla Valley

presented at National Seminar on Issues and Trends in Eco-tourism Development in India , organizied by AITTA (All India Tourism Teachers Association) and KITTS (Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies) Trivandrum on 2006-01-06

Paper Presented on Global Tourism Trends

presented at International Conference on Global Tourism–Issues and Challenges , organizied by Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, Kurukhetra University on 2005-03-27

Paper Presented on Tourism Education In India: A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis

presented at National Conference on Tourism Education , organizied by Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, Kurukhetra University on 2005-03-25

Paper Presented on Synergistic relationship between tourism, bio-diversity, local people and management: A tool for achievement of Sustainable Tourism Development

presented at National Seminar on “Sustainable Tourism: Planning and Development , organizied by AITTA and Centre of Mountain and Hospitality Research, H.N.B. Garhwal University on 2004-03-01

Research Paper Presented entitled Global Tourism in 21st Century- Problems & Prospects

presented at International Conference on Tourism in the 21st Century- Challenges and Opportunities , organizied by Institute of Vocational Studies, Master of Tourism Studies, H. P. University, Shimla on 2001-09-20

Research Paper Presented entitled “Eco Tourism by Community Involvement”

presented at International Workshop for the Restoration of Chilka Lagoon , organizied by Chilka Development Authority, Chilka, Bhubaneswar

Research Paper Presented entitled Sustainable Tourism Development–Considerations in Implementation

presented at International Conference on Tourism Development and Conservation , organizied by Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, and Tourism recreation Research Centre, Lucknow on 2002-02-28

Presented a Paper on Role of Tourism in Entrepreneurship

presented at National Workshop on Tourism and Entrepreneurship , organizied by Institute of Vocational Studies, Master of Tourism Studies, H. P. University, Shimla on 2002-09-27

Paper Presented on Community Development and Tourism

presented at National Conference on New Directions in Indian Tourism: Local Impacts and Global Trends , organizied by University of Burdwan, Burdwan on 2002-12-19

Paper Presented on Sustainable Tourism Development-A tool for the poverty alleviation

presented at National Seminar on Sustainable Tourism for Poverty Alleviation , organizied by IITTM Gwalior on 2003-02-22

Paper Presented on Social Cost-Benefit Analysis of Hydro-electric Projects in Hills

presented at National Seminar , organizied by HIPA, Fairlawn, Shimla on 1991-05-07

Paper Presented on Challenges of Management Education in the 90's and Beyond

, organizied by The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India, Hyderabad on 1993-12-28

Paper Presented on Privatization of Hydro-electric projects in Himachal Pradesh

presented at National Conference , organizied by Punjabi University, Patiala on 1994-05-13

Paper Presented on Sustained Tourism Initiatives in Himachal Pradesh

presented at National Workshop , organizied by Department of Tourism- H.P. and International Center for Integrated Mountain Development- Nepal on 1995-11-14

Paper Presented on Environmental and Ecological Aspects of Hydro-electric Power Projects in Tribal Areas of H.P.- A study of Karcham- Wangtoo Project in Kinnaur District

presented at National Seminar on Tribal Studies , organizied by Institute of Tribal Studies, H.P. University, Shimla, May, 1996.

Paper Presented on Socio-Economic Development of Tourism and its Impact in Himachal Pradesh

presented at National Seminar on Socio – Economic Development in Hills/Mountain Areas , organizied by Centre for Adult Continuing Education and Extension, HPU and Indian University association for Continuing Education, Delhi on 1998-12-11

Research Paper Presented entitled Socio – Economic Impact of Tourism and Role of NGOs in H.P.

presented at National Seminar “institution Building and Role of NGOs” , organizied by Institute of Management Studies, Bikaner on 1999-10-02

Invited Lectures and Chairperson-ships
Delivered Inaugural Keynote

on International Conference , organized by Indian Tourism Congress(ITC) in Academic collaboration with Lyceum of Philippines University, Manil on 2015-07-27

Delivered Inaugural Keynote and Chaired the Technical Session

on International Conference , organized by Indian Tourism Congress(ITC) in Academic collaboration with Bali Tourism Institute, Bali on 2014-06-21

Delivered Inaugural Keynote

on International Conference on ‘Tourism Towards New Horizons: Issues and Perspectives’ , organized by Indian Tourism Congress(ITC) in Academic collaboration with Taylors University, Malaysia on 2013-09-05

Chaired a Technical Session

on Tourism Trends – Issues and Challenges (Four Day International Conference) , organized by Commerce and Management Association of India (CMAI) in Academic collaboration with Skyline Universit on 2013-02-05

Delivered special Expert lecture to the Faculty of Waljat College of Applied Sciences, Muscat, Oman

on 2013-02-06

Chaired technical session on ‘Tourism Management’

on Four Days International Conference on ‘Global Economic Melt Down in South Asian Countries’ , organized by Commerce and Management Association of India (CMAI) in Academic collaboration with International Ins on 2012-02-07

Chaired technical session on ‘Tourism Marketing’

on Five Days International Conference on ‘Regional Tourism – Trends, Changes and Challenges in South Asia’ , organized by Indian Tourism Congress(ITC) in Academic collaboration with Srilanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel on 2011-06-22

Chaired technical session on Tourism Marketing Issues’ and presented paper on ‘Destination Development and Branding : A case study of Himachal’ and Community perception about Tourism Impacts in Himachal Pradesh- An Empirical Analysis

on Four Day International Conference on Contemporary Tourism Issues and Practices , organized by Indian Tourism Congress(ITC) in collaboration with Emirates Academy for Hospitality Management (EAHM on 2010-09-10

Attended International Conference

on Conference on Issues and Trends of Tourism Development -Changes and Challenges on 2009-06-24

Chaired the technical session in an International Conference

on Conference on Destination Branding and Marketing- New Advances and Challenges for Practice , organized by Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao, Purdue University, USA and Peking University, China, at Macao on 2007-12-17

Acted as Expert Speaker for National Social Science Association(NSSA)

on National Conference on Influence of Saraswati River on Indian Social Science Contemplation, Pehowa, Haryana on 2015-11-15

Acted as Vice Chancellorsin the Technical Session on “Global Ranking and Excellence in Higher Education ”

on AIU- 89th Annual General Meet at LPU, Jallandar, Punjab on 2015-05-23

Acted as Chief Guest in UGC sponsored 2 days National Seminar

on National Seminar on " Tourism Entrepreneurship: A Paradigm Shift in Global Economy" , organized by Avinashilingam Institute for Homescience and higher education for women Coimbatore on 2015-03-05

Delivered Key Note and Session Chair

on 7th ITHC International Convention on Tourism “Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development: Agenda for Tourism and Hospitality Industry” at Manali (Himachal Pradesh) on 2015-02-06

Delivered Key Note Address

on 3 Days International Geography Conference on ‘Tourism, Environment and Development’ held in Magadh University, Bihar on 2015-02-26

Delivered Key Note Address

on International Conference on “Emerging Dimensions of Tourism in India: opportunities and Challenges” , organized by University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on 2015-02-14

Guest of Honour and Delivered Key Note

on National Tourism Entrepreneurship Development Summit (NTEDS) , organized by Central University of Jammu, Jammu on 2015-02-20

Delivered Keynote Address and Session Chair

on 7th ITHC International Convention on Tourism “Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development :Agenda for Tourism and Hospitality Industry” at Manali (Himachal Pradesh) on 2015-02-06

Guest of Honour and Key Note Speaker

on Directors’ Conclave-2015 in IITTM (Ministry of Tourism, GOI) Gwalior on 2015-02-17

Chief Guest and Delivered Inaugural Address

on International Conference on 'Global Tourism Trends' , organized by DAV Centenary College in August-2014.

Chief Guest and Delivered Inaugural Keynote Address

on National Seminar at Kirorimal College, University of Delhi, 2013.

Chief Guest and Delivered Keynote Address

on IIPA National Seminar on Consumerism and Socio-Economic Development in India in S.S. P.G. College, Shahjahanpur (UP) on 2013-11-09

Chief Guest and Delivered Key Note Address

on Inauguration of ICSSR Faculty Development Programme , organized by Manipur University, Imphal-2013

Chief Guest and Delivered Inaugural Key Note

on One day workshop on “Tourism Trends: Issues and Perspectives” , organized by Maharaja Agrasen University, Solan on 2013-09-25

Delivered Inaugural Address and presented paper on Increasing Tourism and Flourishing Home stays: A Tourists’ Perspective in Himachal Pradesh

on International conference on ‘Tourism Towards New Horizons: Issues and perspectives , organized by Indian Tourism Congress(ITC) in Academic collaboration with Taylors University, Malaysia on 2013-08-05

Delivered Special Lecture

on On The Topic of Human Resource and Service Quality in Tourism and Hospitality: Issues and Challenges to the Faculty of Waljat College of Applied Sciences, Muscat, Oman on 2013-02-06

Chief Guest and Delivered Key Note Address

on Valedictory function of the International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality Industry-Modern State, Problems and Perspectives in Dehradun , organized by HNB Garhwal University Srinagar and Graphic Era University on 2013-05-12

Delivered Inaugural Keynote Address and Valedictory Chief Guest

on National Seminar on Contemporary Tourism Planninmg: Introspecting Problems and Prospects in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar University, Aurangabad on 2013-04-21

Chief Guest and Delivered Inaugural Key Note

on UGC International Conference on “Eco and Sustainable Tourism ICEST-2013” , organized by E.M.G. Yadava Women’s College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu on 2013-03-11

Chief Guest and Delivered Inaugural Key Note

on UGC National Conference on “Contemporary Trends in Tourism and Hospitality” , organized by Women’s Christian College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 2013-03-12

Guest of Honour at conference Inaugural and delivered Key note presentation

on National Seminar on One Billion Tourists-one billion opportunities , organized by Punjab University Chandigarh, ICSSR NW Regional Centre and Maharja Agrasen University, Baddi on 2013-02-15

Guest of Honour and Chaired the Technical Session

on CMAI conference at Sky Line University, Sharjah, UAE on 2013-02-05

Guest of Honour at conference Inaugural and delivered Key note presentation on Tourism: Passport for Prosperity and Poverty Alleviation

on Directors Conclave-2013 at IITTM (Ministry of Tourism, GOI) Gwalior on 2013-02-02

Chief Guest and delivered valedictory address

on Referesher course on Tourism and Hospitality at Academic Staff College, Women Centre University, Sonepat, Haryana

Delivered Key note address

on 3rd India, International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research conference , organized by Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technoilogy, New Delhi on 2013-01-30

Delivered Inaugural Key note address

on National Seminar on One Billion Tourists and One Billion opportunities in Punjab University, Chandigarh-2013.

Guest of Honour at conference Inaugural and delivered Key note presentation

on National Seminar on One Billion Tourists-one billion opportunities , organized by Punjab University Chandigarh, ICSSR NW Regional Centre and Maharja Agrasen University, Baddi on 2013-02-15

Chief Guest and delivered valedictory address on Cultural, Politics and Ethnicity: Emerging Issues in North West India

on 16th conference of North West Indian Sociological Association National Seminar , organized by Indian College of Social Sciences Research and Govt. College, Palampur, Himachal on 2013-11-24

Chaired technical session on Changing Trends of Business Tourism and presented Two papers

on Four Day International Conference on Changing Trends of Business Travel: From Silk Route to contemporary MICE Tourism Contemporary Tourism Issues and Practices , organized by Indian Tourism Congress (ITC) in collaboration with Tashkent State University of Economics (the Facu on 2012-08-10

Chief Guest at the Valedictory Function

on National Seminar on “Tourism Planning and Development in India : Setting Agenda for Tourism Research” at Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra on 2012-02-29

Chaired technical session on ‘Tourism Management’

on Four Day International Conference on ‘Global Economic Melt Down in South Asian Countries’ , organized by Commerce and Management Association of India (CMAI) in Academic collaboration with International Ins on 2012-02-07

Chaired technical session on ‘Development of Sustainable Tourism in North-East India’

on Three Days ITC National conference on ‘Sustainable Tourism: Issues and Challenges’ , organized by Tejpur University, Assam at Tejpur and Kaziranga on 2011-01-06

Chaired technical session on ‘Sustainable Tourism’

on Two Day National Seminar on ‘Tourism and Hospitality Industry: Omissions, Innovations and Challenges’ , organized by UIMHT Punjab University at Chandigarh on 2011-10-15

Chaired technical session on ‘Tourism Marketing’

on Five Day International Conference on ‘Regional Tourism – Trends, Changes and Challenges in South Asia’ , organized by Indian Tourism Congress(ITC) in Academic collaboration with Srilanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel on 2011-06-22

Chaired one Technical Session and delivered Keynote of the Technical Session

on National Seminar on Changing Paradigm in Indian Tourism and Hospitality: Implications for Growth and Sustainability , organized by Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, Kurukshetra University at Kurukshetra, Haryana on 2009-03-16

Delivered Inaugural Keynote Address and Chaired One Technical Session

on National Conference on Contemporary Tourism Development: Issues and Challenges with special reference to Goa , organized by Smt. Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science at Goa on 2009-02-12

Delivered Keynote Address and Chaired one Technical Session on Tourism

on International Conference on Achieving Excellence in Business Organization: Issues and challenges , organized by Centre for Management studies, The University of Burdwan at Burdwan, WB on 2009-01-29

Chaired one Technical Session

on 6th National Tourism Conference on Indian Civil Aviation Sector: Future Directions , organized by Indian Tourism Congress and Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM) at Gwalior (In on 2009-01-17

Attended International Conference

on Conference on Ever the twain shall meet; relating international and domestic tourism , organized by Research Committee on International Tourism International Sociological Association at Jaipur (India) on 2008-11-24

Chaired one Technical Session

on International Conference on Backpackers Mobilities? An Expert Conference on Backpacker Tourism , organized by The Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) and Institute of Vocational Studies, HPU a on 2008-03-26

Chaired one Technical Session and acted as Moderator

on International Conference on Destination Branding and Marketing- New Advances and Challenges for Practice , organized by Institute for Tourism studies, Macao, Purdue University, USA and Peking University , China at Macao on 2007-12-17

Attended as Organising Secretary

on 8th ITHC International Convention on Tourism “Asia Pacific Tourism: Innovations and Challenges in the Age of M-Commerce , organized by Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress(ITHC) in Academic collaboration with Lyceum of Philippines on 2015-07-27

Attended as Organising Secretary

on 7th ITHC International Convention on Tourism “Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development :Agenda for Tourism and Hospitality Industry” at Manali (Himachal Pradesh), India on 2015-02-06

Attended as Conference Secretary

on International Conference on Tourism , organized by Indian Tourism Congress (ITC) in Academic collaboration with Bali Tourism Institute, Bali on 2014-06-21

Attended as Conference Secretary

on International Conference on ‘Tourism towards New Horizons: Issues and perspectives , organized by Indian Tourism Congress (ITC) in Academic collaboration with Taylors University, Malaysia on 2013-09-05

Acted as Conference Coordinator

on International Conference on ‘Global Economic Melt Down in South Asian Countries’ , organized by Commerce and Management Association of India (CMAI) in Academic collaboration with International Ins on 2012-02-07

Acted as Organising Secretary

on International Conference on ‘Regional Tourism – Trends, Changes and Challenges in South Asia’ , organized by Indian Tourism Congress(ITC) in Academic collaboration with Srilanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel on 2011-06-22

Acted as Convener of the conference

on International Conference on Contemporary Tourism Issues and Practices , organized by Indian Tourism Congress (ITC) in collaboration with Emirates Academy for Hospitality Management ( EA on 2010-09-10

Acted as Conference Director

on International Conference on Himalayan Environment: Issues and Challenges , organized by Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies (UGC Centre of Excellence) at Himachal Pradesh Universit on 2010-03-22

Acted as Convener of the conference

on International Conference on Issues and Trends of Tourism Development-Changes and Challenges , organized by Indian Tourism Congress (ITC) at Bangkok, Thailand on 2009-06-24

Acted as Conference Director

on International Conference on Backpackers Mobilities? An Expert Conference on Backpacker Tourism , organized by The Association for Tourism and Leisure Education(ATLAS) and Institute of Vocational Studies, HPU a on 2008-03-26

Acted as Conference Director

on International Conference on Cutting Edge Research in Tourism- Challenges and Opportunities , organized by Institute of Vocational Studies, Master of Tourism Studies, H. P. University, Shimla on 2007-03-17

Acted as Conference Director

on International Conference on “ Tourism in The 21st Century- Challenges and Opportunities” , organized by Institute of Vocational Studies, Master of Tourism Studies, H. P. University, Shimla on 2001-09-20

Others
Area of Specialization: Tourism Management, Marketing Management, Quantitative Techniques.
Worked as Chief Editor in various journals like Tourism Innovations, Tourism Spectrum, Tourism Development Journal.
Newsletters in Himachal University Newsletter, MAU Newsletter, ITHC Newsletter.
Advisor and Visiting Professor at University of European Tourism(UET) Italia, Milano, Europe.
Visitors’ Nominee(2015-18), JawaharLal Nehru University(JNU), New Delhi.
UGC Nominee(2015-17), Human Resource Development Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala (Punjab).
Strategic Assignments: Prepared Vision Document-2020 (Swarna Drashti) of Himachal Pradesh University in 2011 (As main coordinator) ; Prepared Vision Document of Institute of Integrated Himalayan studies (UGC Centre of Excellence), H P University in 2012 ; Prepared Vision Document Maharaja Agrasen University in 2014.
Founded Journals: *Ten Issues of Tourism Development Journal-An International Refereed Journal (Annual) - As founder Chief Editor. *Five Issues of Tourism Innovations- an International Refereed Journal of Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress- As founder Chief Editor *One Issue of Himalayan Studies Journal-A refereed Journal (Bi-Annual) -As Chief Editor. *Three issues of Tourism Dimensions -An international refereed journal (Bi-annual) - as founder Patron and Chief Editor. *Two issues of Tourism Spectrum -An international refereed journal (Bi-annual) - as founder Chief Editor.
Newsletters: *Four Issues of H P University Newsletter – bilingual (Quarterly) - As founder Chief Editor. *Two Issues of IIHS (UGC Centre of Excellence) News Bulletin - As Chief Editor. *Five Issues of Indian Tourism & Hospitality Congress (ITHC) Newsletter - As founder Editor. *Three Issues of Maharaja Agrasen University Newsletter - As founder Patron.
Foreign Collaborations: Altai-Indian Himalaya Scientific and Cultural Exchange Forum-2011(Joint collaboration of Russia and IIHS (India) as Director of IIHS) ; Two MOUs signed in between Altai State Agrarian University and Altai State Technical University, Russia and Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies (India) for Academic collaboration in 2012 as being Director of IIHS ; MOU signed in between Liecter University, UK and Maharaja Agrasen University to promote International Understanding in 2013(As Vice Chancellor of MAU) ; MOU signed in between Ghanna University, Ghanna and Maharaja Agrasen University to promote International Understanding in 2014(As Vice Chancellor of MAU) ; MOU signed in between Lyceum of the Philippines University, Manila and Maharaja Agrasen University to promote International Understanding in 2015(As Vice Chancellor of MAU) ; MOU signed in between University of Europian Tourism(UET) Italia,Milano and Maharaja Agrasen University to promote International Academic Understanding in 2015(As Vice Chancellor of MAU).
Courses Conducted: Regularly conducting Tourist Guide Courses at various places of Himachal Pradesh on behalf of Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, (Acting as Course Director) ; Conducting Tourism Police Orientation Course at Shimla, Dharamsala, Solan, Una, Hamirpur, Chamba,Kinnaur, Kullu and Manali on behalf of Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh every year from the year 2002 onwards (Acting as Course Director) ; Conducting such courses time to time at various places of Himachal Pradesh on behalf of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and Department of Tourism, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, under the scheme “Capacity building for service providers”.
Has organized National Tourism Quiz on 27th Sept. 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 on World Tourism Day. About 20-25 teams participated each year from all over India. Chief Minister and many other great personalities were the chief Guest on many occasions.
Associatedships: Received three months Associateship in Indian Institute of Advance Study, Shimla ; Availed all the three terms of the associateship in November 2002, 03, and 2004. During the tenure, various Workshops, Conferences, Seminars, Round Table, Symposia etc. were attended and various papers on tourism themes presented.
Doctorate Students Guided: Performance Appraisal of Himachal Pradesh Agro Industries Corporation Limited, Ajay Katoch in 1997 ; Normative Model for Financial Appraisal of commercial Undertakings, Sunil Angra in 2000 ; Rural Indebtedness among the Agricultural Labors in Punjab – A Study of Four Districts, Kamal Dev in 2001 ; Performance Appraisal of Himachal Pradesh SC/ST Development Corporation Ltd, Om Prakash Verma in 2002 ; Performance appraisal of Co-operative Marketing Societies in H.P., Deep Shikha in 2002 ; Cultural and Heritage Tourism A study of Himachal Pradesh & Rajasthan, Prashant Gautam in 2005 ; Problems & Prospects of International Tourists in Himachal Pradesh, Chander Mohan in 2006 ; Marketing of Tourism in Himachal Pradesh, Sushma Rewal in 2007 ; Tourism as a form of Leisure - Gender Analysis, Sonia Khan in 2007 ; Developing Sustainable Tourism infrastructure in Himachal Pradesh- a study of Kullu-Manali tourism Region, Manoj Sharma in 2007 ; The problem of growth management: reinventing the Himalayan tourist destination, Manali, for sustainability, Purnima Chauhan in 2009 ; Growth and Potential of Tourism in tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh, Nitin Vyas in 2010 ; Destination Branding and Image Building-A study of Himachal Pradesh, Suman Sharma in 2011 ; Adventure Tourism: A Comparative study of Himachal and Uttrakhand, Amit Gangotia in 2011 ; Tourism Potential and its Impacts in Himachal Pradesh- A case study of Lahaul- Spiti, Kullu and Una Districts, Jaswinder Kumar, 2012 ; Role of Travel Agencies in the Development of Business Tourism, Praveen Kumar, 2012 ; Religious Tourism in Himachal Pradesh-A study of Shakti peeth circuit of Himachal Pradesh, Yogesh Behl, 2012 ; Sustainable Rural Tourism in Himachal Pradesh- A study of Kullu and Kangra Districts, Rakesh, 2012 ; Adventure Tourism Market Segment and Promotional Policies Therein: A Case Study of Himachal Pradesh, Arun Singh Thakur, 2013 ; Perception Towards To
Project Work
Worked as Principal Investigator (1.05 Cr. Project), e-PG Pathshala in Management- A Centrally sponsored scheme of National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT) of MHRD (GOI) through UGC for developing 600 modules in management.

Economic Impacts of Tourism in Himachal Pradesh, a major project sanctioned by Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Government of Himachal Pradesh for the Year 2006-07

in 2006 for 2 Years

Role of Religious Tourism in the Development of Local Community – A Case Study of Shaktti Peeths, project sanctioned by IIHS (UGC Centre of Excellence) HP University, Shimla, 2006-07 (Worked as Principal Investigator) .

in 2006 for 2 Years

Evaluating Eco-tourism at Renuka, Rewalsar and Pong Dam Wetland for Sustainable Tourism Development, a major project sanctioned by IIHS (UGC Centre of Excellence) HP University, Shimla, 2005-06 (worked as principal Investigator).

in 2005 for 1 Year

Sustainable Tourism Development in Himachal Pradesh, a major project sanctioned by IIHS (UGC Centre of Excellence) HP University, Shimla, 2004-06 (Worked as Principal Investigator).

in 2004 for 2 Years

Heritage Tourism in Himachal Pradesh-Problems & Prospects, a major project sanctioned by UGC 2002-2004 (Worked as Principal Investigator)

in 2002 for 2 Years

Tourism Development and its Impact on the Hilly Environment of Himachal Pradesh, a major project sanctioned by UGC 1997-1999 (Worked as Principal Investigator).

in 1997 for 2 Years

Potential of Tourism in Himachal Pradesh -A study of Kinnaur District, a minor project sanctioned by H.P. University, Shimla, 1998 (Worked as Principal Investigator).

in 1998

Rural Indebtedness in Himachal Pradesh- A zone-wise comparative study, A major project sanctioned by UGC 1995-98 (Worked as Co-Principal Investigator).

in 1999 for 3 Years

Social Assessment Study of DPEP Districts in Himachal Pradesh, a major project sanctioned by World Bank, New Delhi to the Tribal Institute, H. P. University for two years and completed in 1995-96. (Worked as a Project Member and visit the tough terrain areas of the selected blocks of Himachal Pradesh to assess the social strata).

in 1995 for 1 Year

Evaluating Eco-tourism in Natural Areas of Himachal Pradesh for Sustainable Tourism Development a major project sanctioned by UGC, 2009-11 (worked as Principal Investigator).

in 2009 for 2 Years

Rural Tourism in Himachal Pradesh- A study of Baroh and Pragpur village, A Major Research Project sanctioned by Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India through IITTM, Gwalior, 2011( working as Principal Investigator).

in 2011

Professional Association
Joint Secretary, Professors’ Forum of India
Member, HP University Strategic Management Committee (2002)
Chairperson and In-charge, HPU Faculty House, 2006 -2009.
Secretary General, Indian Tourism & Hospitality Congress
Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism of Culture & Environment Conservation Society, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi
Member, Editorial board of Journal of Tourism of Centre for Mountain Tourism and Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal.
Member, Editorial Board of Management Vistas, Guru Gobind Singh Institute of Technology and Management Studies, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana.
Member, Academic Council, Institute of Heritage Management, New Delhi, 2003.
Member, NCERT Vocational Curriculum Committee, 2005.