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Rakesh Mohan Joshi Appointed as Vice-Chancellor of IIFT

Rakesh Mohan Joshi, an international trade and management expert, has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), a prestigious business school under the Ministry of Commerce.

New Leadership at IIFT

On Wednesday, Joshi took charge as the Vice-Chancellor of IIFT, a renowned institution dedicated to international trade and management education. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Dean of IIFT and was on deputation to the Indian Institute of Plantation Management in Bengaluru as its Director.

In a statement released by IIFT, the institute proudly announced, “Prof. Rakesh Mohan Joshi takes over as Vice-Chancellor of IIFT.”

Esteemed Academic Background

Prof. Joshi has an impressive academic background, having received his education and training from prestigious institutions such as the Harvard Business School in Boston, IIFT, Rajasthan University, and the National Dairy Research Institute in Karnal.

His expertise has been widely recognized, leading to his association with several multilateral organizations, including the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, UNCTAD, the International Dairy Federation, and the Asian Productivity Organisation, among others.

Vision for IIFT’s Future

As the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joshi has expressed his commitment to transforming IIFT into a world-class business school focused on international trade and management. His vision involves cutting-edge research, training, and education that will contribute to India’s journey to become a global powerhouse in world trade.

With several authored books to his credit, Prof. Joshi brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new role at IIFT.

Driving Excellence in International Trade Education

Under Prof. Joshi’s leadership, IIFT is poised to further strengthen its position as a premier institution for international trade and management education. His extensive background and vision for the institute align with the Ministry of Commerce’s goals of promoting India’s global trade competitiveness.

As the new Vice-Chancellor takes the helm, IIFT is expected to embark on a transformative journey, equipping students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the dynamic field of international trade and management.

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