Prof. Virendra Kumar Malhotra
Member Secretary Indian Council for Social Science Research, New Delhi.
Professor V.K. Malhotra is presently Member Secretary, Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
Professor Malhotra is a Professor of Economics and has served C.C.S University, Meerut as Professor as well as Head, Department of Economics; Coordinator Admissions, Examinations and Evaluation, and as part of the Team of Dean Students’ Welfare. He has supervised theses/dissertations of eight Ph.D scholars and more than forty M.Phil scholars. His research interests include Governance and Economic Development, Corporate Governance and Performance of various industries, Intellectual Property Rights and India’s concerns, Foreign Trade and Investments etc. He has done UGC sponsored major research project on ‘Governance and Development: A Study of Major States of India’ and his own Ph.D. work has been on ‘Economics of Fertiliser Subsidies’. He has a number of papers in reputed national/international journals in areas of his interest. He has to his credit a book entitled ‘Economics of Education’ which is prescribed by many universities. He is on the Board of Indian Council of World Affairs, and a Visitor’s nominee to the Court of Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Delhi. He is also a Member of the Board of many renowned Social Science Research Institutes of the country and is also part of the Executive of many International Research Bodies/Associations.