Bhagaban Das Head, PG Department of Business Management, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha
is dean of Business Studies and Commerce in Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, a state university established by the Government of Odisha. A national scholarship awardee throughout his career, Professor Das stood second in MCom Examination in Utkal University (1982). As a luminous teacher, he has more than three decades of teaching experience both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition to authoring 21 books, which are widely appreciated by readers, he has published more than 50 research papers both in national and international journals. Fifteen scholars have already been awarded PhD under his guidance, and 8 more are still working at present for the purpose. He is as an active member of the Indian Accounting Association, the Indian Commerce Association as well as the All Odisha Commerce Association. His current areas of interest include environmental accounting and financial literacy. Currently, he is the director of Distance and Continuing Education and a member of the syndicate.