Dr. R.K.Uppal

Associate Professor and Head, Department of Economics

Qualification: M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. in Eco.,M.B.A.,M.A.Edu.,Honorary D.Litt.

Experience : 27 Years

Phone : +91 9478909640

Email : [email protected]

In brief...

Dr. R.K. Uppal, a man of letters, did his M.A. in Economics from Punjabi University, Patiala in 1986. Thereafter, he obtained M. Phil. degree from MDU, Rohtak in 1987, Ph. D. degree from Punjabi University, Patiala and D.Litt degree from International University California, USA in 2009, Specializing in banking and finance, Dr. Uppal has 61 books in his credit and has published 300 research papers on the subject in reputed national and international journals. 20 articles on burning topics have been published in different leading news papers. He also presented 72 research papers in national and international conferences among these 8 papers have been accepted in international conferences in Hawai, Indonesia, Finland, Costa-Rica, Australia, London, Pakistan and UK. Presently, he is head of the Dept. of Economics, DAV College, Malout (Punjab) and Principal Investigator of a UGC-Financed Major Research Project on Indian Banking. He is actively engaged in some nationally significant research projects. 62 students have completed their M.Phil and 5 students are doing Ph.D under his guidance. He has organized 16 UGC sponsored national conferences in his institution. He has chaired 14 technical sessions in national and international conferences. He has successfully completed seven major research projects of UGC, ICSSR and HRD Ministry, New Delhi. He is actively working in 19 advisory boards of editors in national and international journals. Many organizations at national level honoured Dr. Uppal with Excellence Research Award, Best Reviewer Award, Life Time Achievement Award, Jewel of India Award, Best Educationist Award, Pride of India Award etc. Currently he is working on “AN EMPIRICAL STUDY ON CANCER IN RURAL PUNJAB AND ITS ECONOMIC REPERCUSSIONS WITH FUTURE PROSPECTIVES”