Karma Veer Jyoti. Professor Dr. R. Ganesan earned his doctorate from the reputed IIT Delhi with a special focus on Entrepreneurship Development. He possesses more than two decades of research experience in the field of entrepreneurship and management. He has served in different academia ranging from Deemed Varsities, Engineering Colleges, Arts & Science Colleges, B-Schools and International Varsities. He has more than 70 research contributions to his credit, which are published in refereed and indexed journals, books, book chapters, monographs and conferences. He is a global author in Women Entrepreneurship, whose research papers are listed in Google Scholar and indexed in ISI (AHCI & ESCI), MLA Citations, Scopus, EBSCO, Cabells’ Directory, etc. He has authored two books on women entrepreneurship development and insurance management, which have been published at Germany and 24 edited books. He is serving as editorial member and reviewer for numerous journals and possesses more than 20 years of editorial experience. He has edited more than 660 research articles and chapters to his credit, which includes his editorial experience across refereed and indexed journals, conferences and book chapters at national and international levels. He has organized and hosted 3 national conferences, 5 international conferences, 4 international seminars and conducted 45 faculty development programmes (FDPs). He has delivered more than 215 national and international sessions (including webinar sessions) focusing on Research & Development (Research Insights, Research Structuring, Publication Strategies, Statistical Insights, Crafting Literature Review and Publication Prospects), Entrepreneurship Development, Managerial Skills, Career Development, Self- Management, Design Thinking, Employability Skills, Digital Marketing, etc. and inaugurated many Entrepreneurship Development Cells (EDCs) across the nation. Also, he has hosted 30 national award ceremonies for recognizing national and global talents. He is bestowed with the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award – Researcher & Scholar Icon 2017 powered by Jupiter Publications Consortium (JPC) in association with Ingenious Cyberonics Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on 22nd July 2017. He is the recipient of PFLA Excellence Award for his ‘Outstanding Service to Education and Entrepreneurs’ community from People First Leadership Academy (PFLA), Bengaluru, Karnataka on 19th January 2019. He has been conferred with ‘Order of Eminence’ the highest honour for his global contribution to research, teaching and training in Entrepreneurship Development by the Presidium of NFED in its 10th National Teachers’ Day Awards on 5th September 2019 at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He has been conferred with the Prestigious MTC Global Distinguished Teacher Award in Entrepreneurship Development in the 9th World Edu Summit organized by Management Teachers Consortium (MTC) Global on 7th September 2019 at Bengaluru, Karnataka. He is the Founder Chairman & Presidium Chair of the renowned National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Also, he is the Founder & Chair of NFED Business Facilitators Forum (NBFF) – A Strategic Action Unit, Centre for Research & Training (CRT) – A Growth Action Unit and NFED Publications respectively under the ambit of NFED. He is one of the Directors at Unelma Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (USPL), Bengaluru, Karnataka and Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Technovate Educational & Consulting Services (TECS), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
He has been conferred with Karma Veer Puraskaar (KVP) Award in 2011 in accordance with right every wrong through building citizen in action under social transformation / entrepreneurship category. He is the recipient of Karma Veer Jyoti (KVJ) the highest honour conferred on Karma Veer Puraskaar (KVP) awardees for their sustained citizen in action to be the change and make a difference in the world through their social services, which is endorsed on 22nd March 2015 for his commemorative contribution to the society by Indian Confederation of Non-Governmental Organizations (iCONGO), New Delhi.