Finance

Dr. Anurag Pahuja


Associate Professor
Finance
Email: anurag.pahuja@imsgzb.com
Contact No: 9711261930

Brief Profile:

Dr. Anurag Pahuja is Associate Professor and Associate Editor, Journal of IMS Group at Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad. With her Ph.D. in the area of Corporate Governance, she has more than 15 years of experience in academics. Her past employments include being Asstt. Professor Selection Grade) and Editor, Apeejay Journal of Management and Technology at AIMTC, Jalandhar for thirteen years. She is associated with various professional bodies like AIMA as member and MTC Global as chapter head. She has authored and edited one book each and attended various National and International conferences/seminars, presented around 30 research papers (including the one organized by International Innovative Scientific and Research Organization (IISRO) in Pattaya, Thailand. She has conducted more than 10 FDPs/EDPs/Workshops as resource person. She has been a prolific researcher and has published more than 30 research papers/articles in international and national Journals of repute and chapters in edited books. She has been associated as Submission Reviewer with the InSITE Conference, for past 8 years and is guiding doctoral students with PTU, Jalandhar.

Educational Qualification:

Ph.D., MBA, PGDIB

Experience:

More than 15 Years

Areas of Interest:

Financial Services, Indian Financial System, Financial Management, Corporate Governance,

Articles contributed:

Chapters in Edited Books 1. Bhatia, B.S. and Pahuja, A. (2005), Corporate Reporting on Productivity in Bhatia, B. S. and Dogra, B. (Eds.), Global Competitiveness and Productivity, Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 31-39. ISBN: 81-7629-623-3 2. Pahuja, A. and Makkar, U.(2007), HR Outsourcing in India: A Tool for Global Competitiveness in Dogra B., Khara N., and Verma R. (Eds.), Strategic Outsourcing, Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 348-355. ISBN: 81-7629-963-4 3. Pahuja, A. and Verma, R. (2007), Corporate Restructuring: Creating Value for Organizations, in Alagiri, D. (Ed.), Corporate Restructuring: Concepts and Cases, ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad. pp: 12-20. ISBN- 81-314-1258-4 4. Pahuja, A. and Bhatia, B. S. (2008), “Capital Market Development through Corporate Governance" in Mishra, B and Debasish, S.S. (Eds.), Indian Stock Market. Excel Books, New Delhi, pp: 191-200. ISBN-978-81-7446-605-1 5. Pahuja, A. and Kaur, D. (2008), An Empirical Study of E-Banking Adoption by Service Class in Jalandhar, in Dogra, B., Kaur, K., & Verma R. (Eds.), Innovative Applications of IT and Management in Economic Growth, Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 246-258. ISBN: 978-81-8450-120-9 6. Pahuja, A., Sahi, A. and Sehgal N. (2012), Exchange Traded Funds: An Empirical Analysis of Investor's Perception, in Singla, S. K., Hanspal, M., & Kalra, J. K. (Eds.), Selected Seminar Proceedings on Emerging Management Practices in the Global Business Environment, GNA-IMT, Phagwara, pp. 13-20. ISBN: 978-81-921766-1-1 7. Pahuja, A. and Juneja, S. (2013), Corporate Social Reporting in India: An Analysis of Bombay Stock Exchange Listed Companies, in Makkar, U. & Pahuja, A. (Eds.), Corporate Social Responsibility: Conceptual Framework, Practices and Key Issues, Bharti Publishers, New Delhi, pp: 246-258. ISBN: 978-93-81212-35-6 8. Sahi, A., Pahuja, A and Dogra, B. (2014), Different Risk Adjusted Performance Measures for Equity Mutual Funds: A Comparative Study of VAR and Traditional Measures, in Iqbal, A., Abu-Rub, H., Grandi, G., & Sanjeevikumar, P. (Eds.), Proceedings of International Conference on Management, Marketing and Banking, IISRO, Pataya- Thailand, pp. 95-105, ISBN: 9788192710457 9.Pahuja, A. and Sanjeev, R. (2015) "Introduction to Entrepreneurship" in Sinha, P., Makkar, U. and Dutta, K. (Eds.) Entrepreneurship: Learning and Implementation, CEGR, New Delhi, pp. 3-35, 2015. ISBN: 9789385000-18-8. Book Review: 1.Pahuja, A. (2008), Corporate Governance, Kesho Prasad, Apeejay Journal of Management and Technology, Vol. III, No.1, pp: 94-95. ISSN- 0974-3294 2. Pahuja, A. (2010), Corporate Social Responsibility: Critiques, Policies and Strategies, Prasenjit Maiti, Apeejay Journal of Management and Technology; Vol. V, No.1, pp: 79-80. ISSN- 0974-3294

Books Authored:

Published a book titled Corporate Governance Practices: A Case of Selected Companies in India with Lambard Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN 978-3-659-15972-5 (2012).

Books Edited:

Edited a book titled Corporate Social Responsibility: Conceptual Framework, Practices and Key Issues with Bharti Publications, New Delhi. ISBN 978-93-81212-35-6 (2013).

Research publications in National Journal:

1.Pahuja, A. and Verma R. (2006), Knowledge Process Outsourcing: A Value Proposition, Icfaian Journal of Management Research, ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad. Vol. V, No. 7, pp: 7-16. ISSN-0972-5342 2.Pahuja, A. and Verma R.(2006), Reinventing Insurance Distribution through Bancassurance, Journal of IMS Group of Publications, IMS, Ghaziabad, Vol. II, No.1, pp: 89-98. 3.Pahuja, A. and Verma, R.(2007), Corporate Restructuring: Creating Value for Organizations, Icfaian Journal of Management Research, ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, Vol. VI, No. 3, pp: 76-81. ISSN-0972-5342 4.Pahuja, A. and Bhatia, B. (2010), Determinants of Corporate Governance Disclosures: Evidence from Companies in Northern India, The IUP Journal of Corporate Governance, Vol. IX, No. 3, pp: 69-88. ISSN- 0972-6853 5.Pahuja, A. and Sahi, A. (2011), Financial Sector Reforms in India: A Spotlight on Banking Sector Reforms, ALMANAC-2011, Vol.1, pp. 66-72. ISBN- 978-93-5017-314-5. 6.Pahuja, A. (2011), Linkage between Board Effectiveness and Quality of Corporate Governance: Indian Evidence, the IUP Journal of Corporate Governance, Vol.10, No. 2, pp. 7-43. ISSN- 0972-6853 7.Pahuja, A. (2011), Developing a Measure of Quality of Corporate Governance, PIMT Journal of Research, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 10-18. 8.Pahuja, A., Sehgal, N. and Sahi A. (2012). Hedging Foreign Exchange Risks with Currency Derivatives, Gian Jyoti E-Journal, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp: 25-37. ISSN 2250-348X. 9. Pahuja, A. and Singh, G. (2014). Relevance of Efficient Market Hypothesis with Special Reference to BSE India, Amity Business Review (An International Refereed Journal), Vol. 15, No. 1 , pp: 168-174, ISSN- 0972-2343 10.Pahuja, A. and Makkar, U.(2006), Mutual, a finance magazine of ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, Vol. VII, No. XI, November 2006, pp: 43-47. ISSN- 0972-5113 11.Pahuja, A. (2007), Boosting Investors Optimism In Capital Market Through Corporate Governance in Portfolio Organizer, a finance magazine of ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, Vol. VIII, No. XI, November 2007, pp: 37-44. ISSN- 0972-5113 12.Pahuja, A. and Verma, R.(2008), Customer Relationship Management: Need of the Hour Marketing Mastermind, a marketing magazine of ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, Vol. VI, No. 3, pp: 67-73. ISSN: 0972-5156

Research publications in International Journal:

1.Pahuja, A. and Kaur, D. (2007), Technology in Banking: A Study of E-Banking Preferences of Sevice Class in Jalandhar, Gyan Management, An International Bi-annual Refereed Journal of Management and Technology, Jan.-June 2007, Vol. I, No.2, pp: 82-95. ISSN 0974-7621 2.Pahuja, A. (2011), Linkage between the Quality of Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Indian Evidence, International Journal of Business and Information Technology, Vol.1, No. 1, pp. 23-38. ISSN-2047-0363 3.Pahuja, A. and Sahi, A. (2012), Factors affecting Capital Structure Decisions: Empirical Evidence from Selected Indian Firms, International Journal of Marketing, Financial Services and Management Research, Vol. 3, No.3, pp. 76-86. ISSN-2277-3622 4.Pahuja, A. and Virk, S. (2012). An Empirical Analysis of Factors Affecting the Adoption of E-Banking Services, Journal of Commerce and Accounting Research, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 38-45. ISSN- 2277-2146 5. Pahuja, A. and Sahi, A. (2012). Emotional Intelligence (EI) among Bank Employees: An Empirical Study, Gyan Management, An International Bi-annual Refereed Journal of Management and Technology, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp: 135-149. ISSN 0974-7621 6.Sahi, A. and Pahuja, A. (2013). Performance Evaluation of Selected Open Ended Equity Funds for the Post Recession Period: An Indian Perspective. IMS Manthan- An International Refereed Journal, Vol.8, No.1, pp: 29-38, ISSN No: 0974-7141 7. Sahi, A., Pahuja, A. and Dogra, B. (2013). Value at Risk Methodology for Measuring Performance of Mutual Funds, Asian Journal of Management Research, Vol.4, No.1, pp: 114-129, ISSN 2229-3795 8. Sahi, A., Pahuja, A. and Dogra, B. (2014). An Evaluation of Factors Considered while Selecting Mutual Funds: A Case of Brokers in Punjab, International Journal of Management and Information Technology, Vol. 9, No. 3 , pp: 1748-1753, ISSN 2278-5612

Paper presented in National Conferences:

1. Presented a paper titled Value Creation through Corporate Restructuring in The New Millenium at National Level Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Corporate Restructuring in India in the New Millenium held at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra in March, 2000. 2.Presented a paper titled Brief Perspective of Impact of Privatisation of Insurance Sector in India at National Conference on Privatisation of Insurance Sector In India : Its Impact and Future organized by Bhai Gurudas Institute of Management & Technology, Sangrur on March 2, 2002. 3.Presented a paper titled Corporate Reporting on Productivity at AICTE sponsored National Seminar on Global Competitiveness and Productivity in Indian Business organized by Apeejay Institute Of Management Jalandhar on March 21-22, 2003. 4.Presented a paper titled CRM: The New Age Mantra at a National Seminar on Customer Relationship Management: Emerging Trends in Indian Industry organized by Guru Nanak Institute Of Management & Technology, Ludhiana On April 5, 2003. 5.Presented a paper titled Bancassurance for Strategic Advantage at a National Seminar on Financial Services: Growth & Challenges Ahead organized by RIMT- Institute of Management and Computer Technology, Mandi Gobindgarh & Ludhiana Stock Exchange Association Ltd., Ludhiana on November 18-19, 2005. 6.Presented a paper titled Bancassurance: Reinventing Insurance Distribution at a UGC sponsored National Seminar on Banking and Insurance Sector in Changing Economy: Challenges and Responses organized by DAV college, Jalandhar on November 21-22, 2005. 7.Presented a paper titled HR Outsourcing in India: A Tool for Global Competitiveness at a National Seminar on Strategic Outsourcing organized by Apeejay Institute of Management, Jalandhar on December 17, 2005. 8.Presented a paper titled KPO: A Value Proposition at a National Seminar on Strategic Outsourcing organized by Apeejay Institute of Management, Jalandhar on December 17, 2005. 9.Presented a paper titled HR Outsourcing at a National Seminar on Strategic Management in Developing Nations: Emerging Paradigms organized by Institute of Business Management, VBS Purvanchal University, Jaunpur on March 10-11, 2006. 10.Presented a paper titled A Study of E-Banking Preferences of Service class in Jalandhar at National Conference on Technology Management organized by Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali on March 25, 2006. 11.Presented a paper titled An Empirical Study of E-Banking Adoption by Service Class in Jalandhar at National Seminar on Innovative Applications of IT and Management for The Economic Growth of India organized by Apeejay Institute of Management, Jalandhar on April 21-22, 2006. 12.Presented a paper titled Revolutionizing Banking through Innovations at National Conference on Business Innovations organized by Apeejay Institute of Management, Jalandhar on February 27, 2010. 13.Presented a paper titled Corporate Governance: A Key Strategy for Economic Revival through Capital Market Development at National Seminar on Strategies for Turbulent Times & Emerging New World Order organized by RIMT- IMCT, Mandi Gobindgarh on March 5, 2010. 14.Presented a paper titled Financial Sector Reforms in India: A Spotlight on Banking Sector Reforms at a UGC sponsored one day National Seminar on Global Slow Down-Challenges and Opportunities for India organized by P.C.M.S.D.College for Women, Jalandhar on January 29, 2011. 15.Presented a paper titled Exchange Traded Funds: An Empirical Analysis of Investor's Perception at an AICTE and PTU sponsored National Seminar on Emerging Management Practices in the Global Business Environment organized by GNA-IMT, Phagwara on March 10, 2012. 16.Presented a paper titled Economic Value Added: Creating Shareholders Wealth at an National Conference on Innovative Financial Practices and Developments organized by Apeejay School of Management, New Delhi on December 23, 2013. 17.Presented a paper titled Comparison of Traditional and Value at Risk (VaR) Approch for Measuring Performance of Mutual Funds: An Indian Perspective at 5th National Conference on Innovative Management Practices for Business Excellence organized by GNA Institute of Management & Technology, Phagwara on March 15, 2014. 18.Presented a paper titled âGreen Banking: An Overview at a National Conference on “Rethink, Redefine, Redesign: A Futuristic Approach to Business at Apeejay Institute of Management Technical Campus, Jalandhar on April 19, 2014. The paper was adjudged Best Paper of the session. 19.Presented a paper titled Companies Act, 2013 - Redefining Legislative Framework at a National Conference on Rethink, Redefine, Redesign: A Futuristic Approach to Business at Apeejay Institute of Management Technical Campus, Jalandhar on April 19, 2014. 20.Presented a paper titled Workplace Stress and Spirituality at a National Conference on Rethink, Redefine, Redesign: A Futuristic Approach to Business at Apeejay Institute of Management Technical Campus, Jalandhar on April 19, 2014. 21.Presented a paper titled "Cosmetic Industry in India: Examining Key Factors affecting Mens Fairness Creams" at a National Conference on "Higher Education: Ways Ahead" organized by CEGR at India International Centre (Annexe), New Delhi on November 18, 2014.

Paper presented in International Conferences:

1. Presented a paper titled Green Banking: A Boon for Indian Banking Industry at 10th International Conference on Emerging Global Trends & Future Challenges in Economic Development, Accounting & Finance, Information & Communication Technology, Business & Management organized by Research Development Research Foundation and Research Development Association, Jaipur in collaboration with Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Jaipur on January 22 & 23, 2011. 2. Presented a paper titled Information and Communication Technology (ICT): A Change Agent for Education at International Conference on Technological & Management Advancements: Issues and Challenges organized by RIMT- IMCT, Mandi Gobindgarh on October 10, 2011. 3.Presented a paper titled The Profound Impact of Social Networking on Corporate Sector at International Conference on Technological & Management Advancements: Issues and Challenges organized by RIMT- IMCT, Mandi Gobindgarh on October 10, 2011. 4.Presented a paper titled Impact of ICT on Social Inclusion in India at International Conference on Technological & Management Advancements: Issues and Challenges organized by RIMT- IMCT, Mandi Gobindgarh on October 10, 2011. 5.Presented a paper titled Hedging Foreign Exchange Risk with Currency Derivatives at an International Conference on India in an Era of Global Uncertainties: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges” organized by Gyan Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali on April 7, 2012. 6.Presented a paper titled IT Innovations in Banking Sector at an International Conference on Emerging Trends in Information Technology (NCETIT) organized by Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad on November 24, 2012. 7. Presented a paper titled Green Banking: Issues and Challenges at 12th International Conference on Global Contemporary Issues, Innovations and Future Challenges in Business, IT and Management organized by Research Development Research Foundation and Research Development Association, Jaipur on January 5-6, 2013. 8. Presented a paper titled E-Insurance: A Perceptual Study on Problems and Prospects at an International Conference on Reinventing Management Strategy: Design for Future organized by Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad on November 30, 2013. 9. Presented a paper titled Different Risk Adjusted Performance Measures for Equity Mutual Funds: A Comparative Study of VAR and Traditional Measures at an International Conference on Management, Marketing and Banking organized by International Innovative Scientific and Research Organization (IISRO) held in Pattaya, Thailand on April 1-2, 2014. 10. Presented a paper titled "Innovative Practices: A Futuristic Approach to Indian Banking Industry" at the 2nd International Conference on "Innovation and Creativity Management: Future for Sustainable Development" organized by IMS, Ghaziabad on November 29, 2014. 11. Dr. Anurag Pahuja presented a paper titled Green Banking: A Step towards Sustainable Development" at the 2nd International Conference on "Innovation and Creativity Management: Future for Sustainable Development" organized by IMS, Ghaziabad on November 29, 2014. 12. A paper titled Impact of Ethnocentrism on Male Cosmetic Industry in India accepted for oral presentation and publication at 2015 ISIS-Paris International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference to be organized by Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Paris, France on May 18-20, 2015.

MDP organized / conducted:

1.Conducted an Executive Development Program on Achieving Success through Excellence at Worldwide Cricket Company Limited on December 17, 2007.

FDP organized / conducted:

1. Conducted a Faculty Development Program on Case study Method: An Effective tool for Teaching at Apeejay Institute of Management, Jalandhar on January 05, 2010. 2. Conducted a Faculty Development Program on Corporate Governance: Principles, Issues and Challenges at Apeejay Institute of Management, Jalandhar on August 28, 2010. 3. Acted as a resource person for a five day PTU sponsored Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology at Rayat Bahra Institute of Management, Hoshiarpur on December 12, 2011. 4. Acted as a resource person for a five day PTU sponsored Faculty Development Program on Security Analysis, Portfolio Management and Online Trading organized by Raya Bahra Institute of Management, Hoshiarpur on December 19, 2011. 5. Had been a Key Note Speaker on the topic Being an Entrepreneur: Need of the Hour for an AICTE sponsored National Seminar on Promoting Entrepreneurship through Incubation: Become a Job Provider than a Job Seeker organized by CT Institute of Technology, Jalandhar on March 16, 2012. 6. Had been the event coordinator for a five day PTU sponsored Faculty Development Program on Analytical Techniques for Business Research organized by Apeejay Institute of Management Technical Campus, Jalandhar from May 8-12, 2012. 7. Acted as a resource person for a six day PTU sponsored Faculty Development Program on Advances in Information Systems and Management organized by Satyam Institute of Management and Technology, Nakodar on May 18, 2012.

National Seminar organized:

1. Had been a Key Note Speaker on the topic Innovative Practices in the Banking Industry for a PTU sponsored National Conference on New Practices and Developments in Accounting and Finance: A Path to Financial Innovation organized by Chandigarh Business School, Landran, Mohali on February 26, 2013. 2. Chaired a technical session on Reinventing Management Practices in Finance in an International Conference on Reinventing Management Strategy: Design for Future, organized by Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad on November 30, 2013. 3.Have organized (as Conference Co-chair) a National Conference on, Rethink, Redefine, Redesign: A Futuristic Approach to Business at Apeejay Institute of Management Technical Campus, Jalandhar on April 19, 2014.

Workshops Attended:

1. Attended a workshop on Soft Skills Development organized by ICFAI University, Hyderabad on December 12, 2004. 2.Attended a workshop on Effective Communication organized by the ICFAI University, Hyderabad and Hindustan Times, held at Hotel Maya, Jalandhar on December 09, 2006. 3.Attended a workshop on How to Publish a Paper in International Referred Journals organized by the CMTR, Kharar, Mohali on December 20, 2007. 4.Attended a workshop on Teaching through Case Method organized by the CMTR, Kharar, Mohali in collaboration with Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar from August 3-5, 2010.

Workshops conducted:

1. Conducted a workshop on “Developing a Research Proposal: A Hands on Experience” for the participants of Refresher Course in Research Methodology conducted by UGC-Academic Staff College, B.P.S. Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Khanpur Kalan, Sonepat (Haryana) on November 26, 2012.

FDP Attended:

1.Participated in a national seminar on Role of Multinational Corporations in the Indian Economy held at Maharaja Agrasen College, Jagadhri in Feb. 21, 2000. 2. Participated in a workshop on Business Communication organized by British Council, India Division, New Delhi held on August 03-04, 2002. 3. Attended a national seminar on WTO and its Implications for Punjab Economy held on December 14, 2002 at Apeejay Institute of Management, Jalandhar. 4. Attended Faculty Development Programme organized by the ICFAI University, Hyderabad at Jalandhar on October 21, 2003. 5. Attended Faculty Development Programme organized by ICFAI University, Hyderabad on August 26, 2004. 7. Attended Faculty Development Programme organized by the ICFAI University, Hyderabad at Jalandhar on August 05, 2005. 8. Participated in a seminar on Emerging Trends in Finance, Banking and Management organized by ICFAI University, Hyderabad at Hotel Maya, Jalandhar on March 11, 2006. 9. Participated in a seminar on Emerging India: Vision 2020 organized by ICFAI University in Jalandhar on June 21, 2006. 10. Attended UGC sponsored Refresher Course at Academic Staff College, HP University, Shimla (HP), July 07-27, 2006. 12. Attended Faculty Development Program on Motivating Students to Develop them into Intentional Learners organized by the ICFAI University, Hyderabad at Hotel Maya on June 8, 2007. 14. Attended Faculty Development Program on Stress Management organized by the ICFAI University, Hyderabad at ICFAI National College, Jalandhar on December 6, 2009. 15. Attended Faculty Development Program on Derivatives and Risk Management jointly organized by Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar and Lovely Professional University, Phagwara from July 2-4, 2010. 17. Participated in a Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology using Quantitative Techniques and Software jointly organized by Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar and RIMT, Mandi Gobindgarh from May 28- June 5, 2012. 18. Attended the One Day Interactive Workshop for Promotion of Women Consultants in India held on February 12, 2013 at Placement Department, GNDU, Amritsar. Participated in an Faculty Development Program on Leveraging Research Tools for Quality Research jointly organized by Department of Financial Studies, South Campus, University of Delhi, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi and Indian Accounting Association, NCR Chapter at South Campus, University of Delhi from June 15- 20, 2015.

MDP Attended:

Attended an MDP on Entrepreneurship: Learning and Implementation organised by IMS Ghaziabad on Saturday, May 16, 2015

Research projects undertaken:

Research Supervisor/Co-Supervisor under Punjab Technical University. For One Ph. D. Scholar, Final Viva awaited.

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