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GK Shirude

Prof. (Dr.) G.K. Shirude


Vice Chancellor
Sri Balaji University, Pune

Prof. (Dr.) G.K. Shirude is a distinguished academician with over 40 years of experience. He currently serves as the Vice Chancellor at Sri Balaji University, Pune (SBUP). He has an extensive academic and research background, having published 52 research articles and authored 7 books on various aspects of economics. Dr. Shirude has guided 16 Ph.D. students and 12 M.Phil. students in their academic pursuits. He is actively engaged in the academic community, serving as a member of the advisory board for more than 10 research journals and conference souvenirs. Dr. Shirude’s commitment to continuous learning is evident through his participation in 81 seminars, workshops, and conferences in India and abroad. Throughout his career, Dr. Shirude has held significant leadership positions, including Head of the Department of Business Economics and Banking at S.P. College, Pune, and Director of S.P. Mandali Naralkar Institute of Career Development and Research (NICDR) in Pune. He has also been involved in various academic bodies and associations. Dr. Shirude’s contributions to education have earned him several accolades and awards, such as the Ideal Teacher award, Order of Merit for Management Education, and the Mother Teresa Excellence Award. He continues to be an influential figure in the field of education and is a dedicated member of various professional organizations.