Don Bosco Institute of Management
NAAC 'A' Accredited
AICTE approved constituent unit of Assam Don Bosco University
Fr P D Johnny, as he is popularly called, is a transfromational leader with over thiry years of teaching and administrative experience prior to his obedience as the Director of DBIM. Fr. is the recepient of many awards with the following awards being the most recent ones.
Global Education Excellence Award, 2016 from Prime Time Research Media Private Limited award, under the category, "Best Principal for Teacher Training Institute in Meghalaya."
Certificate of Excellence Award for Outstanding and Extra-Ordinary Achievement in the Field of Education by Friendship Forum on August 26, 2016.
Fr. Johny is credited with the transformation of St. Anthony's college Shillong from an average institution to an oustanding one. Fr. is an avid writer and has authored several books. He is also a lover of youth and dedicated to the vision and mission of Don Bosco. Fr Johnny has been associated with DBIM since 2017.
Sr Anna Molly has over 30 years of teaching and administrative experiences within Don Bosco Society. She has completed her research on Don Bosco and his Educational Method. She did her Masters Degree in Education and is the recipient of the First Class First Gold Medal award from Nagaland University. She is also the recipient of the ‘Best Educationist Award’ and many other Awards which helps her to be a great asset to the HR department at DBIM. She also heads the Education Department at DBI. Sr Molly has been associated with DBIM since 2015.
Mr. Chandan Dutta completed his MBA from the Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, USA in 2009. He did his Bachelor in Technology (Computer Science Engineering) from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Orissa, in the year 2003. Prior to joining DBIM and its cause and vision, he was associated with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals as Strategic Sourcing Specialist, Virginia Tech Food Science and Technology as Program Specialist, Virginia Tech Investments as a member of the Student Investment Group, Computer Sciences Corporation as Senior Software Engineer and Infosys Technologies Limited as a Software Engineer. He brings to DBIM more than 5 years of enriching global industry experience and knowledge. Mr. Chandan has been associated with DBIM since 2010 and has an additional responsibility as the MBA program coordinator.
Mr. Bikash Kalita is an MBA graduate from Dept. Of Business Administration, Gauhati University, in the year 2004.Before joining DBIM, he was associated with ICICI Prudential LIC Ltd. in Branch Operations - (Underwriting, Risk Compliance and Customer Service), and AXIS Bank Ltd. He brings along 6 years of enriching industry experience in financial operations and employee relations. Mr. Bikash has been associated with DBIM since 2010 and has an additional responsibility as the MBA placement coordinator.
Mr. Pradeep Deka completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Tezpur University in the year 1999. He did his Bachelor in Engineering (Electronics & Telecommunication) from Assam Engineering College. Before joining DBIM, Mr. Pradeep was associated as Senior Sales Officer with Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., Senior Officer with ICICI Bank, Astt. Manager with Tata-AIG Life Insurance Co. Ltd. He has worked extensible in the field of Business Operations, Development and Administration. He has also worked as Project Specialist (Management) with UNDP (SSPHD) and as a consultant with UNICEF in Assam. He brings to DBIM a commendable experience of more than 11 yrs. in multinational organizations including international developmental agencies. Mr. Pradeep has been associated with DBIM since 2012 and looks after the MBA publications..
Mr. Hrishikesh Debnath completed his MBA from Tezpur University in 2002. He did his Bachelor in Commerce, B. COM (Hons.) from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi. He also passed various certifications given by NSE, BSE and AMFI such as NCFM (CMDM, Derivatives Module) and AMFI (Advisors Module).Before joining DBIM, he was associated with Kotak Securities Ltd in Broking Division and in SBICAP Securities Ltd (Broking/ Distribution). He brings in more than 7 years of industry experience in relationship management in financial services, distribution channel development and compliance. Mr. Hrishikesh has been associated with DBIM since 2012 and looks after the social responsibility initiatives at DBIM..
Mr. Amal Dev Sarma is from the Marketing specialization. His research area includes analyzing consumer-to-consumer communication in social media as well as in the offline environment. He started his academic career as an Assistant Professor of Management Studies in the National Institute of Technology Meghalaya (NIT Meghalaya) wherein he taught the undergraduate engineering students. He is the founder member of the Training and Placement Cell of NIT Meghalaya and headed the cell for six years. Prior to joining academics, he worked as the Regional Manager of IDBI Bank Limited in the Industrial and Business Loans Division. A Gold Medallist and Topper at graduation and post-graduation levels in Business Administration, Mr. Sarma has also qualified UGC-NET with JRF score. He has ten additional qualifications post his MBA, which includes the flagship JAIIB and CAIIB qualifications of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, Data Science from Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University and Viral Marketing from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania..
Dr. Nandini Borah is a proactive lecturer and researcher with 10+ years of experience teaching courses on undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Supervised summer internship projects, final year dissertation theses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Completed research projects and fellowship in general management and human resource management. Published over 10 articles in peer-reviewed journal s and presented papers in over 10 national and international seminars and conferences Dr. Nandini has been associated with DBIM since 2022..
A Harvard Graduate in Administration, Planning and Social Policy, Fr V M Thomas was the founding Rector of DBIM and acted as its executive Director till May 2012. He then served as the Provincial of the Don Bosco Society, Guwahati Province till 2018. A certified Trainer in HRD from the American Society for Training and Development, he is a visiting faculty at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, Assam Administrative Staff College, Assam Staff College, Gauhati University and Meghalaya Administrative Training Institute, Member of National Resource Group (NRG) for Education Guarantee Scheme and Innovative Education, Govt. of India.
Fr George was the first Director of DBIM. He has been in the Northeast since 1970 and has served in various positions of responsibility. He has been active youth worker, social worker and was the founder and the first director of Bosco Reach-Out, one of the most prominent NGOs working in the Northeast. Fr. George holds Masters Degrees in Social Work, Psychology, and Sociology and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of San Francisco (USA). On completion of his Doctoral studies, Fr. George returned to Shillong in May 2002 and has been the Vice-Principal and Director of Student Development Services of St. Anthony's College, Shillong. He is currently involved in training school and college teachers and principals in counselling, conducting programmes and workshops for parents on parenting skills, training programmes for religious leaders in responsible leadership, in addition to individual counselling, marital and family therapy. He conducts programmes abroad in the US on an annual basis. Fr. George has an excellent network of faculties from the US and European Universities who come on short-term basis, every year to facilitate training programmes in DBIM.
Graduate from IIT Kanpur, Ford Foundation Fellow, MIT, USA, and an Eminent Scientist with more than 200 research publications in national and international journals. He was a former National Consultant, R&D, WHO.
Dr. Rajkhowa, is associated with the MBA program offered by the Newman University, Birmingham, UK. He serves as the Faculty of Business. In case he visits Assam during January/February every year, he conducts a core course on "Services Marketing" for the DBIM graduating students.
Dr. Amit Choudhury, presently working as Reader in the Department of Statistics, Gauhati University, is Master of Statistics graduate from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He has done his PhD from Gauhati University. He is an award winner in the 'IBS Kolkata Business Telegraph Awards for 'Excellence in Management Writing' at the Strategy Summit organized by ICFAI Business School, Kolkata. His teaching activities include Queuing Theory, Computer Programming, Game Theory and Simulation. His research interest area is Operations Research. He has authored 8 publications in reputed journals.
Dr. Abhijit Sharma is working as a Associate Professor with the Indian Institute of Bank Management. He ha an MA in in Urban and Regional Planning from the Centre for Environmental Planning (CEPT), Ahmedabad and also has a M.Sc in Geography from MSU, Baroda. Prof. Sharma's area of involvement is in the areas of Rural Financial Markets including Financial Inclusion and Microfinance, Community development Financial institution. Prof. Sharma is currently heading Centre for Microfinance Research, NE Region sponsored by NABARD. He is also the expert member in High-Level Committee overseeing the implementation of the Chief Minister's Scheme for Microfinance in Assam through the Assam Finance Corporation, Guwahati.
Mr. Swapan Jyoti Sarma a management graduate from GU and LLB from Govt. Law College. He was earlier a Senior Divisional Manager at LIC. After his voluntary retirement he has also worked for brief periods as Area Sales Manager in SBI Lic. Ltd. and Reader, Dept of Business Administration NERIM. Sri Sarma is a renowned orator and is passionate about public speaking. At present Sri Sarma is the proprietor of a management consultancy firm 'Abhinav Solutions'. His areas of expertise are Life Insurance, Marketing and Administration, Industrial Relations, Labour and Business Laws .
Mr. Pranjoy Arup Das is a Guwahati based businessman. For the past 11 years he has been involved in the business of construction machinery sales, financing and service. His family firm, Protection Engineers, has represented renowned companies like JCB India Limited, Vectra Motors Limited and BK Tyres Limited since 1985 and at present, is the authorized dealer of ESCORTS Limited - Construction Equipment Division, for the North East Region. He completed his PGDBM from Assam Institute of Management in 2005 specializing in Financial Management and Operations Management. He has been a visiting DBIM as visiting faculty since 2010. He, along with his wife, has recently set up a training cell by the name PROACTIVE, dedicated to impart soft skills training to students, home-makers and self-employed individuals. A musician by passion, he is actively associated with the North East music scenario.
Mr. Priyatam Anurag is a Freelance Consultant, Trainer and Researcher in domains of Rural Banking & Finance, MSME Development and Rural Livelihoods. He is a Post Graduate in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from BCE, Bhagalpur. He has a several years of industry experience first as Manager, Wholesale Credit & Market Risk, HDFC Bank, New Delhi and subsequently as a Feelancer in NER.
Ms. Gitanjali Das Phukan was formerly working as an Asst. Manager (HR-North east) in Aviva Life Insurance Co.Ltd. An MBA from Gauhati University with specialization in Human Resources, she has vast experience in Employee Relations, Human Resource Planning, Talent Acquisition & Performance Management systems. She brings along 6 years of enriching industry experience and was also associated with AIRCEL.