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We teachers at DHRUVA will mentor you, listen to you, respond to you, tighten a little here, loosen a little there, and make minor corrections/adjustments in your personality. We'll give you little lectures, little stories, little praises, little admonishments, little pats on the back...aka "Burning, Beating, Bending, Breaking" to shape the gold that is you into a jewel.

Sure, you'll say 2 Yrs @ DHRUVA is worth sixty years of pleasure post PGDM.


List of core faculty

  • Dr. S. Pratap Reddy, Chairman, B.E., M.B.A., Ph.D

    Dr.S.Pratap Reddy is the Founder Chairman of Dhruva College of Management. After a fruitful stint of 30 years at JNTU, he took voluntary retirement only to promote Dhruva in 1995. He has guided BE, M.Tech, MBA projects; consulted for various industries and has produced Ph.Ds. Dr. Reddy has authored innumerable number of research articles, organized/chaired several national as well as international conferences. He is on the boards of several universities and institutions. He visited UK as British Council visiting professor and USA at the invitation of University of Miami, ATA. He is a life member of Association of British Scholars, AMDISA, HMA, AIMA, AIMS, and NIESBUD. He is a trustee of SAFE, Manu Foundation—both NGOs. He is the recipient of several awards including Lions Club Best Teacher, Asia Best B-School award for outstanding contribution to education.

  • Prof. Pushpalatha, Vice Chair Person, M.A.

    Prof. Pushpalatha is the Founder Registrar. She worked for several NGOs and acted as director at M/S Mikro Flo Filters before joining Dhruva. She takes care of student counseling, public relations and financial administration. She has attended various national and international conferences. She takes active interest in AMDISA activities.

  • Dr. U B Raju, M.S., Ph.D Professor & Dean,

    Dr UB Raju graduated in Electrical Engineering. He did his post-graduation in Industrial Engineering and doctorate in Management Science. After working in Steel Authority of India (SAIL) for eight years, he pursued his academic career and superannuated as Director of the School of Enterprise Management, National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (ni-msme), an autonomous institute of Government of India. He travelled to USA, UK, Japan, Switzerland, Malaysia, Singapore, and Srilanka on academic pursuits. He has 42 publications to his credit, 14 international and 28 national.

  • Dr. A. Suneetha, M.A., Ph.D - Professor Adjunct

    Suneetha Rajesham comes to Dhruva with a deep and rich experience in counseling and mentoring students in educational institutions. A trained psychologist with a Ph.D, she is a valuable resource in bridging the gap between the faculty and students. She has attended and presented numerous seminar presentations. She is currently on the Selection Panel for SBI.

  • Dr. Anil Kaza, M.B.A., M.S.(USA), Ph.D

    Nine years of academic experience which includes four years of international consulting and five years of industry experience. He has travelled all over the globe participating and presenting papers in various national and international seminars and conferences. His international consultancy assignments were in USA, Canada, Egypt, Jordon, Dubai etc., He has organized various MDPs, seminars and training programs.

  • Prof. A. Rajesham, M.Tech

    Rajesham is a graduate in Electrical Engineering, Post- graduate in Industrial Engineering and Management. Worked as a Mine Engineer in Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd., worked as an Executive Director in APSRTC, worked as a Managing Director in Allwyn Auto Ltd. He varied experience in transport operations, maintenance, production planning & control, work study, information technology, contributed several papers to national and international journals. He has been handling marketing research and production management subjects for MBA programmes.

  • Prof. Gokul Krishnan K H, B.Com., M.B.A., (Ph.D)

    Gokulakrishnan is a management graduate with 5 years of teaching experience and 6 years of experience in financial services. He worked with ICICI Capital services and also taught at various business schools. He participated /presented papers in various National, International Seminars /Conferences. He takes care of academic administration and is also the Director, Evaluations at Dhruva.

  • Prof. Jaipal Show Reddy, M.B.A., Ph.D

    He was business partner with NIT-education for three years (1997-2000). Later he worked as an executive in M/S Mikroflo Filters Pvt. Ltd. After promoting and managing St. Peter's educational institutions for 6 years, he joined Dhruva in 2007. He has visited world conferences in Cairo, Bejiing, Bangkok and Dubai. His seven years of academic experience includes one year with Dhruva.

  • Prof. K. Narendra, M.B.A., FDP (IIM-A)

    K. Narendra is a Management Graduate from TSM, Madurai & FDPM from IIM Ahmedabad. Along with teaching experience in management he has 13 years of industry experience and have worked with Future Group, Reliance Industries (Petro Marketing), MGM Entertainments(Marry Brown), KFC & Pizza hut in the past.

  • Prof. Karan Mohan Kondakindi, M.A., M.Ed., LL.B

    Karuna Mohan has BSc, MSc, BEd, MEd & LLB degrees all from OU. He has worked as DEO with the education department of Govt of AP. He Visited UK as British council scholar. He has been working as Adhoc faculty with Dhruva. He teaches Business Law.

  • Prof. Lakshmikanth Reddy, M.B.A., M.Phil

    Prof. Lakshmikantha Reddy holds M.A (Economics) from University of Poona, MBA (Management) and M. Phil (Advertising) from JNT University. He has over two decades of experience in research, teaching, advertising, content writing, and scripting documentaries & corporate films in his professional association with JNT University, Badruka PG Centre, Sobhagya Advertising Services, and Centre for Good Governance (A P), Chaitanya Group of Institutions etc.,

  • Prof. Meera Madhavan, M.B.A., FDP (IIM-A)

    Meera Madhavan is a science graduate from Calicut University. She also holds a management degree from Symbiosis Institute of Management studies, with specialization in Human Resource Management. She attended a faculty development programme at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

  • Prof. Nilima, M.B.A.(UK)

    Nillima is a commerce graduate, MS in International Tourism Management and holds MBA (Robert Gordon University, UK) with specialization in Human Resource Management. Since graduating she brings on board 3 years of experience in various management positions.

  • Prof. Priya Iyengar, M.S.(USA), LL.B

    She teaches Law, Human Resources Management, Business Communications, and Soft Skills. Besides a passionate teacher, she is a practicing lawyer specializing in Corporate Law, Industrial & Labour Laws with Strategic IR & HR Management. With her fifteen years of global experience and Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) expertise, Priya focuses on the effective and efficient resolution of complex disputes at the grass root level. She is a published writer with her work on varied subjects published globally.

  • Prof. R. Anil Reddy, M.B.A.(UK)

    Anil Reddy, a commerce graduate, holds Masters Degree in International Business and MBA in Marketing Management. Since graduating from Robert Gordon University- UK, he brings on board 4 years of cumulative Industry experience in various management positions.

  • Prof. Ratna Geetika, M.A., M.Phil (UoH)

    K. Ratna Geetika has pursued her M.A and M.Phil in Economics from University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. Her previous work experience consists of 6 months as Research Associate and 4 years as a Teaching Assistant in Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad in Economics.

  • Prof. Arya Patnaik, M.B.A, Assistant Professor

    Professor Arya Patnaik is a PGDBM (Marketing) from ITM Business School and an MBA(HR) from Pondicheery Central University.She worked with HDFC Bank Ltd as a Deputy Manager and then moved into academics .She is UGC- NET qualified and has certain certifications and publications to her credit.

  • Prof. Venkat Bharath, M.S.(USA)
  • Prof. Sadab Alam, M.B.A.

    Prof. Sadab Alam has 10 years experience in the banking & financial services industry. He has worked with ICICI Bank, Kotak Life Insurance and boutique investment firms before embarking on a full-time academic career. He did his an MBA in Finance from IBS, Hyderabad, where he was the recipient of merit scholarship.

  • Prof. Shweta Bahadur, B.E., M.B.A.(UK)

    Siram Shveta Bahadur is a mechanical engineer and has completed her Post Graduation in Business Management from Manchester. She has 3 years of teaching experience in education industry and 2 years of corporate experience. In Dhruva she adorns the roles of a placement officer in addition to being the assistant professor for soft skills.

  • Prof. Viswanath Palakurthy, M. Phil

    Viswanath Palakurthy has been associated with Dhruva for more than a decade now. Apart from teaching various subjects, he is prosecuting M.Phil in Management from JNTU. He has a rich industrial experience.

  • Dr. Prathibha C, M.SC;Ph.D, Professor-Adjunct
  • Dr. Aruna Prasad, M.B.A, Ph.D, Associate Professor
  • Prof.Vyjayanthimala, M.B.A, Associate Professor
  • Prof.Durga Dantu,M.S.c, Associate Professor
  • Prof.Sindhu Reddy, PGDM, Assistant Professor
  • Prof.Vindhya Reddy, M.B.A, Assistant Professor
  • Prof.M Suresh, M.B.A, Assistant Professor
  • Prof.M Swapna, M.Tech, Assistant Professor
  • Prof.Hima Bindu, M.B.A, Assistant Professor
  • Sri Farooq, M.B.A, Research Associate
  • Sri M N Murthy, M.B.A, Research Associate
  • Sri Venkat Ram M, M.B.A, Research Associate
  • Sri Ammi Raju, M.B.A, Research Associate
  • Sri Siva S Kasturi, M.B.A, Research Associate