Core Faculty

Dr. Anand Rai

Associate Professor
PhD, MBA (Finance), BSc (Maths)

Brief Profile

Dr. Anand Rai is Associate Professor in the area of Finance. He has done his PhD from Jaypee Business School, JIIT University, Noida.

He has academic and industry experience of more than 19 years. Dr. Rai has been associated with various renowned institutions as core/visiting faculty like Institute of Company Secretary of India, IMT Ghaziabad, Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology, IILM, etc.

He has provided consultancies for overall improvement in the performance of Taurus CSD Canteen (India’s largest CSD canteen) managed by Indian Army HQ, Delhi Area.

He has published several papers in various national and international journals of repute.He has conducted various international work shops on Non Financial Reporting at Bangkok in 2013, Dubai in 2015 and Kuala Lumpur in 2016.

His current area of research interests are Microfinance, Sustainable development and Non Financial Reporting.

Educational Qualifications

PhD, MBA (Finance), BSc (Maths)

AWARDS/ INVITED TALKS:

[1] Conducted workshop on “Non Financial Reporting” in the 3rd international conference on “CSR & Sustainable Development” at Dubai, UAE, May 4, 2015.

[2] Research paper titled “Indian Microfinance Institutions: Performance of Young and Old Institutions” received second prize in the category of “Best Research Paper Award” in the national conference at GNIMT, Ludhinan on 1st March, 2014.

[3] Judge in research paper competition in the National Seminar on the Theme "India Rising: Where are we in the Trajectory", ITS, Greater Noida, October 5, 2013.

[4] Sustainability reporting, IMT Ghaziabad, July 16, 2013.

[5] Conducted workshop on “Non Financial Reporting” in the 1st international conference on “CSR & Sustainable Development” at Bangkok, Thailand, June 3, 2013.

[6] Guest of Honor in the “Investiture Ceremony”, Ryan International School, Greater Noida, 18th July, 2012.

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Rai, Anand (2015), “Indian Micro finance Institutions: Performance of Young and Old Institutions”, Vision: The Journal of Business Perspective, vol. 19, no.3, pp. 189-199, ISSN: 2249-5304.
  • Prasad, Birendra, Rai, Anand (2015), “Current Developments in Money and Debt Markets in India”,International Journal of Management Dynamics, vol. 3, no. 2, ISSN: 2277 – 9965.
  • Rai, Anand, Mahajan, Vatsala (2015), “Is Microfinance Sector Sustainable after the RBI’s Interest Rate Cap” GD Goenka Business Review, vol. 1, no.1, ISSN 2394-8639.
  • Rai, Anand (2015), “Sustainability Reporting- A Recent Trend and Future Prospects in India” Pacific Business Review International, vol. 7, no. 8, pp. 90-99, ISSN: 0974-438X.
  • Rai, Anand (2013), “Microfinance Institutions in India: Issues and challenges”, AIMT journal of Management, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 17-22, ISSN-2277-4076.
  • Pal, Rekha and Rai, Anand (2012), “Islamic Banking as a Medium of Inclusive Growth in India: Issues and Opportunities”, AIMT journal of Management, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 52-55, ISSN-2277-4076.
  • Rai, Anand (2012), “The Role and Impact of Information and Communication Technology in Microfinance” International Journal of Management and Strategy, vol. 3, no.4,ISSN-2231-0703.
  • Rai, Anand and Rai, Sandhya (2012), “Factors Affecting Financial Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions” Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 1-9, ISSN-2222-1700.
  • Rai, Anand and Anil, Kanwal (2011), “Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions: Bank Vs NBFC”, International Journal of Management and Strategy, vol. 2, no. 2.
  • Rai, Anand, Anil, Kanwal and Sharma, Meghnaa (2010), “Financial Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions: A New Model Approach”, Asia Pacific Business Review, vol.6, no. 4, pp. 48-53.

CONFERENCES:

Chair/Co-Chair in Technical Session:

  • [1] In the 4th International conference on “Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Development” on 30-31 May, 2016 organized by International University of Malaya Wales and SERD India at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • [2] In the 3rdinternational conference on “Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Development” on 4-5 May, 2015 organized by British University in Dubai, Nusantara PGRI University Kediri (Indonesia) and SERD India at Dubai, UAE.
  • [3] In the international conference on “Big Data & Analytics for Business” on 28-29Dec, 2014 organized by SERD, India and University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, USA.
  • [4] In the 1stinternational conference on “CSR& Sustainable Development” on 3-6 June, 2013 organized by SERD at Bangkok, Thailand.
  • [5] In the international conference on “Leveraging Information Technology for Competitive Advantage (ICIT2013)” on Feb. 21-22, 2013 organized by Asia-Pacific Institute of Management (New Delhi).

Paper Presentation:

  • Rai, Anand, Kumar, KM, “Microfinance and Sustainable Development in India” In: International Conference on CSR & Sustainable Development, Wolkite University, Ethiopiaand SERD India, Adis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2-3 May, 2017.
  • Rai, Anand, “A Comparative Analysis of the Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions of India and Bangladesh”, In: 2nd International Conference onBig Data & Analytics for Business,University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, USA and SERD, India, New Delhi, India, 17-18 March 2016.
  • Rai, Anand and Rai Sandhya, “Sustainability Reporting Standards and its Future Prospects”, In: International Conference on CSR& Sustainable Development, British University in Dubai,Nusantara PGRI University Kediri (Indonesia) and SERD India, Dubai, UAE , 4-5 May, 2015. Rai, Anand and Rai Sandhya, “Sustainability Reporting- a recent trend and future prospects in India” In: International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Development, SERD, Bangkok, Thailand, 3-6 June, 2013.
  • Rai, Anand, “A Model for Financial Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions” In: International Conference on Excellence in Research & Education, IIM Indore, 9-12 May, 2013. Rai, Anand, “Role of ICT in Microfinance” In: International Conference on M4D, Carlstad University, Sweden in association with SERD, New Delhi, 28-29 February, 2012. Rai, Anand and Anil, Kanwal, “Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions: A new model approach”, In: International Conference on FinancialInnovations and change for Survival and Growth, MDI, Gurgaon, January 7-8, 2011. .
  • Sharma, Meghna and Rai, Anand, “Microfinance: An Effective Strategy to Reach the Millennium Development Goal”, In: International Conference on Microfinance, Cape Coast University, Ghana, 2010.
  • Srivastava, Rajeev, Rai, Anand, “SEZ A new avatar of globalization: An analytical perspective”, In: International Conference on Global Competition and Competitiveness, IIM, Kozhikode, 2007.