NITIE Mumbai congratulates Prof. Koteshwar Rao Naik for being conferred with 'Most Outstanding Professor' award by World Education Congress and Global Edu Tech.

We wish him good luck in future endeavours

NITIE Mumbai Congratulates Dr. Ranjan Chaudhuri on receiving the Emerald Literati Award 2020 for the highly commended paper-'Are CRM systems ready for AI integration? A conceptual framework of organizational readiness for effective AI-CRM integration’, published in Emerald Journal in 2019 - 2020.

We wish him good luck in future endeavours.

NITIE Mumbai was honoured to host student interaction session with Mr Shashi Kiran Shetty, Chairman BOG addressing the students of NITIE. The discussion was centred around

  1. Investing in Human Resource and empowering people
  2. Focus on process improvements and strengthening industry relations.
  3. Diverse ways to achieve excellence and importance of building up the system, thus the organisation together.
  4. Importance of managing time. As one devoted productive time to the organisation building, it is equally important to find time for self development, fitness and also most importantly for family.

We look forward to achieve the milestones under the key guidance of our Honourable Chairman Mr Shetty.

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.


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