Rourkela: Suvendu Kumar Pratihari has been awarded with Ph.D. degree in management by National Institute of Technology Rourkela for the 2019 batch. The title of his thesis is “Assessment of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Branding: Evidence from Indian Banking Sector”.
His thesis supervisor was Prof. Shigufta Hena Uzma of School of Management, NIT Rourkela. His thesis has been evaluated and highly appreciated by Dr. Cleopatra Veloutsou, Professor of Brand Management, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK, and Dr. Prashant Mishra, Professor in Marketing, Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. Presently Dr Pratihari is working with Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad as a researcher in the marketing area. He is a native of Baripada town in Mayurbhanj, Odisha, and he dedicates his achievement to his parents Smt. Annapurna Pratihari and Shree Shishir Chandra Pratihari, his wife Mrs. Leelabati Pratihari and other family members.
Prof. Animesh Biswas (Left), Director, NIT Rourkela presenting the Ph.D. degree to Mr. Suvendu Kumar Pratihari during the annual convocation ceremony held on 18th January 2020 at NIT Campus, Rourkela.