Prof. (Dr.) Vijay Vir Singh
We at the Vivekananda Global University (Jaipur) are committed to provide environment of holistic development, enhancing not only the employability skills but also the entrepreneurial skills, to enable our graduates become potential Strategist/Managers with innovative skills of job creation. We believe that practical knowledge should be shared by government officials, research directors, academic faculty and industry leaders and so at VGU, Jaipur we are putting-in continuous efforts to invite experts from varied platform and share the rousing expertise with our budding techno-managers. The students of Vivekananda Institute of Technology (Jaipur) will be equipped with the competencies in consonance with the contemporary and future global corporate needs.
Dr. Vijay Vir Singh has teaching & research experience of more than 36 years. Prior to joining VGU as
President, he, was with the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in various capacities like Professor & HOD
Department of Economics, Dean, Faculty of Social Science, Member, Syndicate and Senate, Director NITI Aayog Chair, Director, UGC- Human Resource Development Centre, Director, Examination, and Director PG School of Social Sciences to name few.
He has also worked as Economic Advisor to Rajasthan State Finance Commission, Senior Fellow at International Institute of Population Science (IIPS), Mumbai , and researcher at Sciences PO, Paris. He was also appointed as Chancellor’s nominee for V.M. Open University, Kota
He has works in the area of Public Policy and Higher Education funded by OECD Paris, World Bank, DFID UK,
British High Commission in India, NITI Aayog, Ministry of HRD, Government of India, Planning Commission, IFCI, UGC, ICSSR, and Government of Rajasthan. His many articles, Monographs, Discussion papers, Policy Briefs have been published both in National and international journals.
He has been in various committees like the regional level consultation group on Approach Paper to the
Twelfth Five Year Plan of India, Working Group of Rajasthan State Commission for Urbanization, Member, Research Jury at Sciences PO, Paris, and various committees of UGC, NAAC and ICSSR etc. He is also on the Board of CUTS International along with being a Member of various academic committees of Central and State Universities.