Dr. Roshan Lal Raina

Dr. Roshan Lal Raina is Vice Chancellor at JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur.

Before taking over as the Vice Chancellor of JKLU, Dr Raina was Professor in ‘Communication’ at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML), where he successfully initiated and handled institution building activities in areas like ‘Placements’, ‘Corporate Communication & Media Relations’, Student Affairs’, and ‘Alumni Affairs’. Dr. Raina is credited with building and managing state-of-the-art and world-class academic infrastructure, including the learning resource center at IIML. As Dean: Planning & Development at IIML, Dr. Raina was responsible for overseeing activities related to resource mobilization through industry – interface, training interventions, consulting, and research initiatives.

As Visiting Faculty on several overseas assignments, Dr. Raina has also been responsible for contributing to building academic collaborations (student – teacher exchange) and networking with benchmarked institutions abroad.

Among several distinguished assignments, Dr. Raina has successfully handled, holding the position of Director at the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi during 2005-2008, deserves a special mention. Dr. Raina’s involvement in mentoring recently established IIMs (at Rohtak, Kashipur and Sirmaur, in particular), drew appreciation of all concerned.

On the academic front, besides teaching a variety of innovative courses in the areas of ‘Communication for Management’, he has had several prestigious assignments in educational institutes in US, UK, France, Germany, and Canada. Reputed organizations like the Fulbright Foundation (USA), the British Council (UK), the Max Mueller Bhawan (Germany), the ESCP-EAP (France), and the IDRC (Canada) sponsored these assignments.

Dr Raina’s research contributions include 20 bestselling books, 75 research papers in national and international level peer-reviewed journals and 125 papers presented in national/international conferences and seminars. Dr. Raina’s training interventions in corporate, government as well as public systems have been very well recognized.

Concurrently, he has been involved in several consulting and research assignments awarded by reputed national and international agencies like the JSI, Deliver, USA, IDRC, Canada, The Johns Hopkins University/Centre for Communication Programms, Baltimore, USA, the UP State Electricity Board (in connection with an injunction from the Apex Court), State Water and Sanitation Mission (GOUP), UP State Road Transport Corporation, DESIDOC, DRDO (GOI) and the MHRD (GOI).

In addition to bagging several top professional honours/awards, Top Rankers Management Consultants, with processing support from ‘Jindal Global Business School’ and a high caliber ‘Intellectual Support Panel’, awarded Dr. Raina the Top Rankers Excellence Award for Academic Leadership: 2014’.In recognition of his contribution in developing scientific temper in general and in his area, in particular, the Indian Science Congress Association, honoured Dr. Raina, during its 101st prestigious Science Congress, held at the University of Jammu in 2014.