Nripendra Narayan Sarma
NRIPENDRA NARAYAN SARMA (b1964) is currently serving as Professor in Management in Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU), Guwahati, Assam. Prior to joining KKHSOU, Prof Sarma served as Director and ONGC Chair Professor of Assam Institute of Management. He was awarded the Ph.D. degree by Gauhati University in 2000 for the thesis entitled “Role of Consumer Cooperatives of Assam in Rural Marketing – An Analytical Study”. He was associated with The World Bank for development of a Procurement Observatory in Assam and served as a member of the Charter of the World Bank sponsored project for procurement education in India. He is an author of two books entitled “Consumer Cooperatives and Rural Marketing” published by Mittal Publications, New Delhi, 2003 and “Management in Social Sector” published by Lakshi Publishers, New Delhi in 2017. He published an article “Rickshaw Bank” in Vikalpa, the Journal of IIM Ahmedabad in December 2011 issue with analysis of the case by three leading authors of management. In addition to these he has published a number of working papers and articles in journals, edited volumes etc.