Prof. Munish Sharma is the Director General of MIT Group. He spearheads MIT with a vision to impart enterprising flavor to its teaching and research involving the students, staff and the alumni. More specifically, Prof. Sharma oversees strategies and initiatives to promote industry and academia collaboration.
Prior to becoming the Director General in 2008, Prof. Sharma held the position of Director (Planning) at MIT, with focus on expanding the organic growth of MIT in India. He was responsible for planning, designing, erecting & commissioning technical institutions of G.S. Mandal in Aurangabad, Delhi and Bulandshahr.
Prof. Sharma had obtained his degree in Civil Engineering at the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. He completed his Masters (Valuation specialization) in Plant & Machinery from the Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidya Nagar, Anand, Gujarat. Prior to taking charge at MIT, Prof. Sharma had worked as a professional consultant in the field of valuation. He was an expert appraiser of plant & machinery and carried out several valuation assignments in different fields for public sector, the corporate sector, as well as, the private sector.
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