ALUMNI > Achievements

Mr Siva Harsha KS of 2009-11 batch secured 609 rank in the Civil Services this year.

Mr. Mahal Sengupta, alumnus of 2001-03 batch has received “Consulting excellence” award for Q2, 2013 from by Cognizant Business Consulting.

Ms. Pratibha Jaghani, alumnus of I994-96 batch has been awarded Ph.D. for her research work on "Enhancing Organizational effectiveness in competitive scenario - with special reference to public sector general insurers in India" under the guidance of Dr. Gitika Kapoor, Director, RA Podar Institute of Management, Jaipur.  Dr. Pratibha is currently working as Asst. Manager at The Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd., Jaipur.

Mr Shashank Shekhar Shukla our alumnus 2004-06 has hit headlines and gained prominence in Harvard Kennedy School where he is pursuing his Masters in Public Administration. Here is an interview:

Ms. Bhargavi Balachandran, our alumna from batch 2000-02, authored a book titled “The Crossover Year”.

Mr. Tuhin Banerjee of 1993-95 batch has been awarded for “Contribution to the field of Training and Development” at the Asia Pacific HRM Congress 2013 held in Bangalore on September 05, 2013. He is currently the Director-Sales Development at Principal Retirement Advisors Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai.

Dr. Renuka Kamath, Alumnus of 1987-89 was awarded her Ph. D. from Mumbai University for her doctoral research on “Economics of Modern Versus Traditional Retailing with Special Reference to Store Choice Behaviour of Women”.  Prof. Renuka is currently a Marketing Faculty at SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai.

Mr. Prakash Daftari of the 2007-09 batch, joined University of Cincinnati, US for a course on Business Analytics. This is one of the top 20 courses in United States of America in analytics domain. He is also receiving scholarship and the course began on Aug 26th, 2013.

Mr. Yudhishthir Joshi of 2005-07 batch is a Senior Consultant at LogiStar Solutions Wichita, Kansas USA in the Logistics and Supply Chain domain. He has authored a book titled” Alexized”. This is his debut novel.

Mr. Sumit Khandelwal (2007-09) has co-founded, GIFTXOXO.COM, in bangalore, a gifting platform that enables corporate and personal gifting. He has worked with Hexaware, Wipro Consumer Care and METRO - Cash & Carry in sales, distribution and marketing functions. His idea of relaxation is spending time at the gym and playing a game of Snooker. He is responsible for business development, sales, logistics and creating business strategies at Giftxoxo.

Ms. Sarita Digumarti, (1995-97) has co-founded “Jigsaw academy” in Bangalore. This brainchild startup is by the two of them, who have over 20 years of experience in the analytics industry. Jigsaw Academy provides training on the latest tools and techniques in the field of analytics. This is a unique online platform providing the best learning experience through a combination of virtual classroom and virtual lab.

Ms. Chethana Achar belonging to the 2007-09 batch has joined Ph. D program at Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. She has taken Marketing as major and her research is on Consumer Behaviour.  She is also working as Teaching & Research Assistant. Apart from the coursework, the curriculum involves teaching effectiveness programs, participation in academic communities and hands-on research. After she graduated from TAPMI, she was working as Brand Manager at United Spirits Limited (UB Group) in Bangalore.

Ms. Niti Gupta’s first venture, as an Entrepreneur, has co-founded the company i-Lend. She is the Head- Operations of the company which is presently operational from Hyderabad. i-lend is a peer-to-peer lending online platform where creditworthy people in need of money can meet people who have extra cash and are willing to lend than some of the conventional financial options. More information on Social Lending can be had from the website:

Ms. Arpita Khadria, (2006-08) has turned into an Entrepreneur by starting her own venture, Barefoot brand consultancy. It is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all your marketing needs, providing guidance across brand building, market research and collateral design.

Mr. Apaar Kasliwal, (2002-04) has started Fund raising Campaign to help educate, impoverished young adults in India through Impact Investments, that generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. To find out more about UpSkill Capital, or about Impact Investments, visit:

Mr. Nachiket Paratkar (1998-2000) is currently Heading, a US subsidiary company, LearningMate Solutions Inc. at USA.  It was started by 8 cofounders in 2001 and Mr Nachiket,  is one of them. The core focus area is account management.

Mr. Rathnakar Shetty, General Manager and Co-Founder (1989-1991) has started his own Agro based enterprise at Pune, Ace Feeds Pvt. Ltd.,

Mr Shanavas Pn’s (1991-93), organization End To End Marketing Solutions, Bangalore, has been recognized by Guinness World Records for the supporting the Most participants in a Software Development Marathon achieved by Microsoft India held at Bangalore on September 22, 2012.

Mr. Praval Upadhyay, Alumnus of TAPMI (1996-98), heads the Ghana division of Primex Ltd. He is the MD - Primex Ghana Limited. His company has been awarded as the third highest tax payer of Ghana for FY 2012 by Ghana Revenue Authority.

Mr. Mohan Ramaswamy, (1996-98), appoints him as Managing Director of LexisNexis Legal & Professional, India. Mohan will be part of the Asia Leadership Team and will be based out of Gurgaon. He was earlier working as  Chief Operating Officer at Dun & Bradstreet.

Mr. Narasimha Prasad, Alumni of TAPMI is currently the Director and Head - People Technology and Operations, APAC at Google, Singapore. He received the Robert Walters Award for Best HR Leader at the HRM Awards 2013, Singpore held on March 01, 2013.

Mr. Shanavas Pn's (Batch 1991-93),  words: "My organization End To End Marketing Solutions" recognized by Guinness World Records.

Mr. Aditya Arvind (Batch of 2005-07) is with IOCL and awarded 'Outstanding' recognition from IOCL management.

Mr. Sandeep Bhattacharya, (Batch 1997-99) has Co -Authored a book on Financial Management for the graduate level published by Oxford University Press in May 2010 and the book has been adopted as textbook in a few Malaysian Universities. This book written in the Asian context and is easy to understand. It is of use (specially in self study) for people who have not gone through a course on Financial Management.

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Priya Parthasarathy, topper of the Batch 1993-95 and Uma Somasundaram of the same batch started a jewellery business in Malaysia.


Mr. Indranil Deb (Batch 1991-93) has been featured on the cover page of the July 2011 edition of the CFO magazine.

The complete magazine can be accessed at : - ( Page 14)

Mr Abhimanyu Singh Yadav(Batch 2007-09) was awarded the Bronze Cheers Award by the Assistant Vice President of Genpact, for his outstanding performance. 

Mohammed Y Safirulla (Batch 2005-07) secured the 55th rank in UPSC exam for Civil Services held in 2009.

Saurabh Somani (Batch 2004-06) is the Managing Editor at - a sports magazine.

Ravi Kiran Jonnalagadda (Batch 1999-01) won two "Global Innovation Awards" of Tyco Electronics.

Kumar Mukherjee (Batch 1998-00) received doctoral degree (Ph.D) from the University of Florida in 2008 for his extensive research study on "Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Research".

Uday Disley (Batch 1996-98) has made his mark in the world of innovation and entrepreneurship. He founded the Bangalore based Viedea Capital Advisors.

Harish Reddy & Shreesha Ramdas (Batch 1995-97) co-founded a firm Leadforce 1 was recently featured on Silicon India's 'Top 10 most promising Tech Companies' and won the prestigious 'TiE50 Award' as top 2010 startup.

Umang Vohra (Batch 1994-96) deputed as new CFO of New York Stock Exchange listed Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd on 2nd January 2009.

Indranil Deb (Batch 1992-94) was invited to be on the Jury Panel as well as on the Mentor Panel for 'The Power of Ideas' initiative implemented by the Economic Times and CIIE, IIMA.

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Gururaj Kidiyoor (Batch 1988-90) has been awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree by the Manipal University for an in-depth research study on "Perceived risk in the adoption of high technology product innovations in business buying".

Faizal K E (Batch 1988-90) is the founder and CEO of KEF Holdings.

Amar Prakash (Batch 1985-87) has distinguished himself with significant achievements in Industry and Academia.