Prof. D.P. Goyal of MDI Gurugram appointed Director of IIM Shillong

Prof. D.P. Goyal of MDI Gurugram appointed Director of IIM Shillong

In a breaking story, Prof. D.P. Goyal, who is currently the Dean and Professor of Management at Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurugram, will soon be joining as the new Director of Indian Institute of Management - Shillong.

The appointment was announced yesterday by Mr. Shishir Bajoria, the Chairperson of the Board of Governors (BoG), IIM-Shillong. Talking to the press, Mr. Bajoria expressed his excitement stating, “I am indeed delighted to convey that Prof. D.P. Goyal was the unanimous choice of the Search-cum-Selection Committee and the BoG. There were 88 applicants from all over the country, showing the popularity and image of IIM-Shillong.”

Prof. Goyal has more than 32 years’ experience in academic administration, teaching and research fields. Of that around 20 years has been as a teacher in reputed institutes like IMT Ghaziabad, Thapar Institute of Technology, MDI Gurugram and Punjabi University.

He earned his Ph. D in Management and Information Systems from Kurukshetra University and thereafter received advanced training from IIT Bombay, IIM Kolkata and IIM Ahmedabad.

He has also been on the selection, assessment and expert committees of Government of India, Directorate of Higher Education (Government of Delhi), National eGovernance Department (NeGD), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), GGSIP University, IIMs and various other B-schools and universities.

About IIM Shillong

IIM Shillong was set up in Meghalaya with the aim of providing highest quality of management education and research in the Northeastern part of India. The decision to set it up was taken unanimously in June 2004 by the Union Minister of Human Resource Development in consultation with the Chief Ministers of different states of North East India. The institute went live in year 2008 and has since stayed committed to its primary goal. IIM Shillong is governed by a Board of Governors, with the management of the institute taken care of by a finance committee, grievance committee and multiple executive committees.

The B-school will now aim to achieve even greater heights and evolve as a well-recognized national and international educational institute under the expert guidance of Prof. D.P. Goyal. 

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