About The Faculty
 
SMT. SHOBHANA RADHAKRISHNA  


She is an ‘Eminent Citizen’ to the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India and Chief Functionary of the ‘Gandhian Forum for Good Corporate Governance’ formed by SCOPE for public sector enterprises for promoting ethical business practices and organizational integrity.


She has had the fortune of spending a part of her life in Gandhiji’s Sewagram Ashram in India. She is on a mission to reintroduce Gandhian economics for ethical excellence to the new generation of business leaders by emphasizing on ethics, values, transparency, probity, accountability and integrity in personal and professional lives through lectures since the past two decades. Mahatma Gandhi’s life and thoughts can guide the people in any part of the world as it has the strength to inspire and bring about change. Her lectures give an insight into the Mahatma’s life that may not be found in books but is known only to people close to him.


Her background of Gandhian constructive work and social development led her to dedicate her life to the cause of serving the poor and the underprivileged for self reliance by taking up grassroots constructive program for their empowerment.


Since last year she has delivered 248 lectures in 37 CPSEs namely BHEL, SAIL, NTPC, ONGC, GAIL,OIL, BSNL, CIL, NMDC, BPCL, HPCL, MMTC, HUDCO, NHPC, ITDC, BEL, CWC, NALCO, NSC, HAL, NLC, HHEC,NHDC,EIL, WCL, MCL, ECIL, RINL, NICL, HCL, RCF, ITI Limited, PEC limited,. Rafi Ahmed Academy, TATA steels and India Hotel Pvt. Ltd. in their corporate offices and manufacturing units in different parts of India. The theme of the lectures is ‘Ethical leadership, values in management practices and social responsibilities based on the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi’.

On 30th January, Martyr’s day in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, she was invited to give a lectures on Gandhian ideology which was organized by SCOPE, BHEL, ONGC , SAIL & IOL for the executives of Public sector.

She had a chance to deliver the guest lecture during the Visionary Leadership for Manufacturing (VLFM) Sector program organized by CII in Mumbai introducing Gandhiji as a ‘role model’ for modern business leaders in private sector in October 2013.

She has given regular lectures at the Institute of Government Account and Finance, National Academy of Direct Taxes, National Academy of Customs Excise and Narcotics, Indian Railways Institute of Transport Management, Foreign Service Institute, Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, National Academy of Audit and Accountsand CSIR-IMMT, Government of India.



She has given lectures at IIMs, IITs,NIT-Raipur, IMT, NID-Ahamdabad, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, T.A.Pai Management Institute, Symbiosis Centre for Management, Cotton College University, Mahatma Gandhi Antarashtriya Hindi Vishvavidyalaya and Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudurfor students and faculty members.

 

She has traveled internationally to give lectures on transformational leadership of Mahatma Gandhi as under:

 

 

    In October 2009, 2011 and 2014 on the occasion of UN International day of non-violence, she was invited to deliver 24 lectures in Japan at the Embassy of India in Tokyo, Suginami City Government, JICA, Universities and various institutions.   

     

 

    In July, 2014 she gave the key note address on Gandhian Ideology on Nelson Mandela day at the Constitution Hill and at the Tolstoy Farm in Johannesburg on an invitation from the High Commissioner of India in Pretoria for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the departure of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa.

     

 

    On the occasion of the UN International Day of Non-Violence on 2nd October 2014, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) and the Embassy of India in Thailand has organised her special lecture at the United National Convention Centre in Bangkok.

     

 

    On 2nd October 2015, the High Commission of India in Sri Lanka organized her special lecture at the Indian Cultural Centre and University in Colombo

     

 

    On 2nd October 2016, the Embassy of India in Tunisia and ICCR organized her special lectures at the Manouba University in Tunis and unveiled the statue of Mahatma Gandhi

     

 

On the occasion of the UN International Day of Non-Violence in October 2016 she was invited by the Embassy of India in China for lectures in the Indian Mission in Beijing and in Fudan University in Shanghai.

 

 
In February 2017, she was invited by the Tibet Buddhist Centre and the Global International Indian School in Singapore to give lectures on Mahatma Gandhi.

In February 2017, she was invited by the Tibet Buddhist Centre and the Global International Indian School in Singapore to give lectures on Mahatma Gandhi.

In April 2017, in the Year of Japan India Friendly Exchanges, she was invited to deliver 10 lectures in Japan at the Sophia, Keio, TUFS, Tuskuba, Osaka, Hiroshima and Kansai Universities and various institutions.

 

In August 2017, she travelled to Indonesia for giving talks at Universities, organizations, Indian Cultural Centres at Jakarta and Bali which were organized by the Embassy of India in Jakarta

 

In October 2017 on the occasion of UN International day of non-violence, she was invited to deliver the special talk in the Peace Palace, The Hague and gave 12 lectures in Netherlands, Austria and Germany organised by the Universities and the Indian Missions.

 

In May 2018, she traveled to Japan for giving talks at Universities and organizations, which were facilitated by the Consulate General of India, Kobe Osaka.

 

She is a member of ‘MahilaSamakhya’ program of Government of Bihar and a former member of ‘SarvaShikshaAbhiyan’ of Government of Tripura.

 

 

She is empaneled as an ‘Eminent Citizen’ for the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India for conducting independent monitoring and assessment of MGNREGA program. 


She is the governing body member of the ‘Mahila Samakhya’ program for empowerment of women of Government of Bihar and of the ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ for inclusive education of primary school children of Government of Tripura.