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Prof. Santosh Rangnekar
Professor & Former Head
Department of Management Studies
IIT Roorkee, Roorkee

Institution Builder

I have known Professor Vinay K Nangia since 2003 when I joined IIT Roorkee as a Faculty. After being a successful banker and a business leader in India and overseas he had a stint of entrepreneurship. In 1998 when he joined IIT Roorkee as a Professor he was instrumental in setting up MBA (1998) and MCA (1999) programs. In 2019 he guided and mentored setting up of BBA MBA & MBA in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Venture Development programs in NSUT Dwarka, New Delhi as Emeritus Professor. He is on the boards of several academic and other organisations. In last 22 years as a Professor he has taught, trained, counselled, coached, guided, advised and mentored thousands of students in the choice of courses, programs, choice of colleges and Universities in India and overseas for higher studies. He conducted number of workshops and sessions for CV and Resume making and Interviews on a regular basis. A large number of students always surrounded him for guidance for higher education, preparation for Civil Services (UPSC) selection and career counselling. He was involved in setting up of Incubation centre in very early stage at IIT Roorkee. Number of students from main campus and Saharanpur campus always looked up to him for validation of ideas, commercial, financial and legal advice and early stage funding. Number of Startups from IIT Roorkee from within and outside campus have been mentored by him in last 15 years. Professor Nangia is a regular Speaker at Faculty Development Programs of Delhi University and many other institutions. I wish Professor Nangia sir good health and happy life ahead.