Heartiest Congratulations to our Director, Prof. Manoj Tiwari, Prof. UPASNA A AGARWAL and Prof. Rakesh Raut to be amongst the top 2% of scientists' list released by the Stanford University.

The scientists were organized into 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields using the indicators. Led by Dr. John PA Ioannidis of Stanford University, this research team has created a database of over 100,000 top scientists of the world on the basis of standardized citation indicators. These include information on citations, an individual’s scientific research output or H-index, co-authorship, and a composite indicator for career-long impact.

The analysis was conducted using citations from Scopus along with data assessing scientists for career-long citation impact till the year 2019 and for citation impact during a single calendar year. The study has been published in PLOS Biology.

It is a proud moment for the entire NITIE fraternity.

NITIE was honored to have Mr. Shashi Kiran Shetty, Chairman BOG, and his team on the campus yesterday. Mr. Shetty had an interactive session with Director Manoj Kumar Tiwari, Deans, Faculty Representatives on NITIE Board, NITIE Media Team Chair, PIC (Planning & Coordination) and Registrar. The discussion centered around Repositioning of NITIE and its programs. Some of the key highlights and suggestions that emerged from the discussion were:

  1. Emphasis should be given to Analytics and Operations Management.
  2. NITIE should explore International Collaboration for Academic Programs. For this, provision of Alumni fund should be created to strengthen academic programs.
  3. Augmenting digital infrastructure in the campus including ERP. Improving and augmenting physical infrastructure and its maintenance.
  4. New initiatives to strengthen NITIE branding should be undertaken.

The Chairman and Director also had a fruitful discussion on Ministry related matters. The session concluded with a felicitation ceremony by NITIE staff.

We look forward to scaling new heights under the guidance of Honourable Chairman Mr. Shetty.

National Institute of Industrial Engineering celebrated National Education Day on 11th November. Noted speaker on Indian indigenous education system Sri Mukul Kanitkar was the chief guest who addressed the faculty and the students of the Institute on a virtual platform. Director Prof Manoj Tiwari and the Dean Academic Prof Padmanav Acharya introduced the guest and Dean student affairs Prof Hema Date thanked Sri Kanitkar for his highly relevant and inspiring talk.

Sri Kanitkar highlighted the rich heritage of ancient Indian education system right from days of Nalanda till 19th century. India always had a huge nationwide education infrastructure, which had made India the Viswaguru and had resulted in a high share of global GDP. He emphasized on the need of students to become job providers rather than job seekers as there is a lot of satisfaction in giving. He urged NITIE students to be part of the revival process to make India a Viswa guru again and encouraged entrepreneurial ambitions.


Congratulations to the authors Lavanya Meherishi, Sushmita Narayana, and K.S. Ranjani on the acceptance of their article titled ‘Integrated Product and Packaging Decisions with Secondary Packaging Returns and Protective Packaging management’ in the European Journal of Operational Research (ABDC: A*, IF: 4.213)


National Institute of Industrial Engineering hosted an engaging NITIE Analytics Conclave on 5th November 2020 where the stage was graced by the presence of Industry stalwarts from various domains. We extend a warm thank you to all our esteemed speakers.

  • Jai Pankaj, Director - Marketing Technology and Data Science, P&G India
  • Syed Atif Umar, Sr. Director - Category Design, Marketplace & Planning Analytics , Flipkart
  • Chandan Vijay, Director - Data & Analytics, General Electric
  • Shashikiran PB, Lead - Supply Chain Practice, Tredence Inc.
  • Jaidev Dutta, Director - Strategy & Analytics , Deloitte

The discussion revolved around a wide spectrum of topics covering Human-Centered AI, Power of descriptive Analytics, delivering personalization at scale to customers, improving delivery lead time, Challenges in Data Compliance, and building persona-based data offering across the analytics ecosystem etc. We thank all the panelists for sharing such incredible insights with us. We at NITIE would love to see and hear from you again!

We would also like to thank Prof. Manoj K. Tiwari Sir (Director, NITIE), Prof. Hema Date Ma'am ( Dean, Student Affairs), Prof. Debabrata Das Sir, and Prof. Neeraj Pandey Sir for their valuable support in making this event a huge success.

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It is our honor to wish Amul a Happy 75th Annual Day. We really wish that Amul keeps inspiring India to become AatmaNirbhar as it has over the years.

It was an honour for National Institute of Industrial Engineering to host Dr. R S Sodhi for Prerana Business Meet 2020 held on this auspicious day - 31st October 2020.

We thank Dr. Sodhi for enlightening us with his valuable insights on building a Self-Reliant India.

Your words "Consumers are a very important part of your supply chain, they are your family members" resonates with the vision students hold.

We would like to thank Mr. Sukhesh ( for tagging - for his support in organising the event.

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Mr Shashi Kiran Shetty, Founder and Chairman, Allcargo Logistics, Chairman, ECU Worldwide and Gati Ltd has been nominated as the Chairman of the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, w.e.f. 07.11.2020

Mr Shetty is the Founder and Chairman of Allcargo Logistics; India’s biggest integrated logistics services provider and global LCL consolidation leader. The group operates in over 160 countries through more than 300 offices, employing more than 10,000 team members and generates revenues of approximately USD 1.2 billion.

Allcargo was the first to introduce the concept of Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) business in India. With the changing business landscape, Allcargo ventured into Container Freight Stations, Project Logistics, and Contract Logistics. It also leveraged opportunities to enter Express Distribution, First and Last Mile Deliveries and Pick-up and Logistics Parks businesses. Allcargo’s latest strategic acquisition in the Indian logistics space is Gati Ltd., in 2020. It is a publicly traded company; India’s largest and a pioneer in express distribution. Since July 2020, Mr Shetty has been the Chairman of Gati Ltd.

Under Mr. Shetty's leadership, the group has had several successful global acquisitions. Significant among these are Belgium-based ECU-Line (now ECU Worldwide) whose revenues were almost five times that of Allcargo Logistics. The group expanded its global footprint by acquiring She Maritime, UK; China Consolidators, Hong Kong; FCL Marine Agencies, Netherlands; Econocaribe Consolidators, USA. In India, the groups acquisitions continued with Hindustan Cargo and MHTC Logistics. Allcargo then forayed into Contract Logistics through a new entity, Avvashya CCI, formed by acquiring controlling stake in CCI Logistics, India. Allcargo operates a facility at Asia’s largest ICD at Dadri, through a Joint Venture with Container Corporation of Indian (CONCOR).

Mr Shetty was conferred with Belgium’s highest civilian honour – ‘Distinction of Commander of the Order of Leopold II’ by H.M. King Philippe in 2015. The ‘Lifetime Contribution to Freight Award’ at the Global Freight Awards, London, ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the Services Category by Ernst & Young, ‘Global Visionary’ at the Economic Times Family Business Awards, ‘Global Indian Maritime Personality’ by the Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture; ‘CEO of the year with Best HR Orientation’ at Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards are some of his other national and international recognitions. The University of Mangalore conferred him with an ‘Honorary Doctorate’ for his remarkable professional achievements as well as for his philanthropic contributions.

Mr. Shetty is a firm believer of conducting business with highest corporate governance standards.

Sustainability is an integral part of the Allcargo group. Mr Shetty is also involved in initiatives of Avashya Foundation, Allcargo’s CSR arm and supports social welfare activities. His passionate concern for environmental sustainability has led to initiatives like Allcargo Greens and Maitree. His contributions have been making a significant difference across environment, education, healthcare, women’s empowerment, disaster relief and sports.

Mr. Shetty is a sports enthusiast, an avid golfer and an arts aficionado.

The Government of India is organising VAIBHAV SUMMIT, a Global Summit of NRI Researchers, called Vaishvik Bhartiya Vaigyanik (Vaibhav) Summit (Virtual) from 2-31 October 2020. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India inaugurated the summit on Friday, 2nd October 2020, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in the virtual presence of the registered academia and researchers from across the world. Formal deliberations are taking place from 3rd October to 25th October 2020 through the webinar/panel discussions. Each deliberation is comprised of up to 10 Indian overseas and up to 10 Indian academician or scientists.

Prof Vijaya Gupta participated in the panel discussion as a panellist and delivered a talk titled as “The Role of Economics in Environment and Sustainable Development", on the 3rd October 2020, in the "Environment and Sustainable Development" a vertical of Environmental Science, in VAIBHAV SUMMIT, a Global Summit of NRI Researchers Vaishvik Bhartiya Vaigyanik (Vaibhav) Summit (Virtual) organised by the Government of India. The Environmental Science Vertical is jointly organised by IITM, IITD, CSIR-NEERI, CSIR-NGRI.

National Institute of Industrial Engineering ( NITIE ) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC), an organisation established by EuroChambers, the Association of European Chambers of commerce and industry in India.

EBTC is hosting Europe India collaborations for technology frameworks and best practices as well as innovations to suit local needs in India through various projects and programs.

The MOU between NITIE and EBTC focuses on creating a body of knowledge and a multi-stakeholder ecosystem supporting collaborations leading to collaborative projects through the Europe India Transport Cluster.

The objective is to support ongoing development of transport and logistic systems in India focusing on co-creation of sustainable urban transport and mobility models and viable & resilient supply chains.

Prof Manoj Kumar Tiwari Director NITIE, briefly introduced about the institute strength and its strong industry connect that can contribute to this collaboration. Mr Atul Kulkarni, Member NITIE BOARD of Governors, shared the vision and the activities planned to be taken under the MOU. Mr Kulkarni has taken an active role in forging this alliance.

Subsequently Director, NITIE, introduced NITIE team comprising of Prof Vivekanand Khanapuri, Dean ( SRIC), Prof Vivek Khanzode, and Mr Basavraj Swamy, Registrar NITIE.

A proposal is being submitted to Ministry of commerce to set up a centre of excellence at NITIE. Going forward NITIE plans to explore the opportunities for setting up “Living Labs” and contribute towards the smart cities development and corresponding Eco-System.

Ice breaking Session to launch our Joint Research Collaboration with TCS team led by Dr Ananth Krishnan, Dr Syama Sunkara, Mr Raju Goteti, Mr Vinay Sharma, Mr Pawan Kumar and others.

NITIE Director Dr. Manoj Kumar Tiwari, shared the prospects of research. Prof Hema Date, Coordinator for the MoU briefed about different projects. Prof Vivekanand B Khanapuri shared some views on strengthening the Industry connect through these activities.


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