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Name: Dr. Tribhuvan Nath
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Food Business Management & ED
Contact No: 0130-2281232
Email: tribhuvan[at]niftem[dot]ac[dot]in
Area of Interest/Specialization:
1. Operations Management 
2. Food Supply Chain Management
3. Agribusiness & Food Policy
4. Rural Entrepreneurship & Agri-preneurship
Degree NameSubject/Research AreaUniversity/CollegeYear
PhD Agricultural Economics & Business Management Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 2013
MBA Management, Agribusiness, Rural Development G.B. Pant Social Science Institute 2006
PGDCA Computer Programming Languages M.C.R.P. University, Bhopal 2004
Degree/Designation NameSubject(s) Taught*University/CollegeYear
Assistant Professor,
MABM (Master of Agribusiness Management)
• Agribusiness Environment & Policy
• Production & Operations Management
• Business Law & Ethics
• Marketing Management
• Principles of Management & Organizational Behaviour
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (BHU) 2013-14
MTech (Food Plant Operations Management), MTech (Food Supply Chain Management), MTech (Food Process Engineering) • Production, Operations and Inventory Management
• Food Plant Operations Management
• Food Supply Chain Management
NIFTEM 2014- Till Date
MBA (with mandatory specialization in Food & Agribusiness Management) • Food Supply Chain Management
• Operations Management
• Food and Agribusiness Environment & Policy
NIFTEM 2019-Till Date
BTech (Food Technology Management) •Food and Agricultural Policy
• Business Environment
• Management Process & Organizational Behaviour
• Marketing Management
• Managerial Economics
NIFTEM 2014-Till Date
PhD •Applied Microeconomic Theory
• Marketing
NIFTEM 2015-16,
Awards & Honours (if any):
  1. Qualified UGC-NET in Management (2014)
  2. Qualified UGC-NET in Management (2015)
  3. Qualified ICAR-NET in Agricultural Extension (2015)
Major Publications (Last 5 years):
  1. "Factors Affecting Consumers' Eating-Out Choices in India: Implications for the Restaurant Industry", Journal of Foodservice Business Research, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 197–209, 2013; ISSN: 1537-8020; Publisher: Taylor & Francis (with J. Ali).(Indexed in ABDC and SCOPUS)
  2. “Functioning of Livestock Market and Buyer Perspectives on Voluntary versus Mandatory Disclosure of Information: Evidence from the Cattle Markets in Uttar Pradesh”, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol 69, No. 3, pp. 271-279, July-Sept 2014 (ISSN 0019-5014) (with R Singh, PK Singh and K. Kumar).(Indexed in SCOPUS)
  3. “Adoption of Innovative Agricultural Practices across Supply Chain among Small-Scale Vegetable Growers”, In (Ed. K N Bhatt and Pradeep Bhargava) Agrarian Change and Small Farmers: Super Markets, Viability and Food Policy, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. ISBN 13-978-93-5125-033-3. (with J. Ali, 2013-14)
  4. “Livestock, Livelihood and Climate Change : Identifying Potential Synergies and Sustainable Market Mechanism for Food and Ecological Security in Developing Countries”, African-Asian Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 48, No.2, July- December 2015 ISSN :0972-3021 (with S. Kushwaha, Prasantha Kumar, M. Sahu & R. Khan)
  5. “Consumer’s Preference on Food Retail Store Attributes in India”, Management Dynamics, Vol. 8, Issue 2: pp 43-57, 2008; ISSN : 0972-5067 (with J. Ali and S. Kapoor).
  6. “Food Safety and Consumer Protection in India: A Policy Analysis”, In (Eds. K.N. Bhatt, Suresh Mishra and Sapna Chadah) Consumers, Consumerism and Consumer Protection, IIPA New Delhi, Abhijeet Publication, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-80031-55-2 (with J. Ali, 2008).
  7. “Possibility of Improvement in Sorghum Production: A Comparative Study of Technical Efficiency in India and Nigeria”, International Journal of Advances in Agricultural Science and Technology, Vol.2 Issue.10, October- 2015, pg. 01-12, 2015 (ISSN: 2348-1358) (with Jimjel. Zalkuwi, R Singh, O.P. Singh, M. Bhattarai, and U. P. Singh).
  8. “Public Policy for Developing Microenterprises in Rural India: A Case of SGSY in Uttar Pradesh”, In (Ed. N.U. Khan and P. Sigamani) Anatomy of Public Policy Reforms and Development”, Macmillan Publishers India Limited, ISBN 10:0230-33274-9, 13:978-0230-33274-4 (with J. Ali, 2012).
  9. “Exploring The Potential of Agro-Food Tourism in Mithilanchal Region, Bihar (India)”, In (Ed. R.K. Gupta, Abhishek Ghai and Anish Slath) Hospitality and Tourism Industry: Modernization, Innovations and Opportunities, ISBN: 978-93-83316-29-8 (with Prasantha Kumar R. and D. W. Kushwaha, 2015).
  10. “A Study on Customers’ Satisfaction of Service Quality in Bank Branches of Rural Areas of Lucknow and adjoining areas through SERVQUAL”, International Journal of Management and Computing Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 4., pp. 19-27 (2012) ISSN: 2231-330 (with V. Chandra Verma and N. Srivastava).
  11. “Mapping Entrepreneurial Competencies to Identifying Potential Entrepreneurs: A Case Study of Rashtrapati Bhavan Smart Gram Initiative”, full paper published in 2nd International Conference proceedings ICEBM–2017, Organized by BITS Pilani during March 17-18, 2017, pp- 302-305, ISBN: 978-93-86238-17-7 (With M. Sahu).
  12. “Multi-Faces of Online Shopping in Emerging Economies: How Generation X, Y, Z and Baby boomers Are Driving Consumer Goods Market?”, full paper published in proceeding of International Conference on Evidence Based Management 2015 (ICEBM-2015), Organized by BITS Pilani, ISBN: 978-93-84935-18-4 (With M. Sahu).
International Experience(s)/Collaboration(s)/Consultancy:

Visited to Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Bangkok under the International Immersion Programme of MBA Students as mentor faculty and attended Two-Week International Training Programme  on “Food and Agribusiness Management: Principles and Practices” in 2018.

Externally Funded Projects:

Principal Investigator (PI) /Project Director for ICSSR funded - Impactful Policy Research in Social Science (IMPRESS) Research Project titled “Designing Entrepreneurial Policy Framework for Smart Eco-Social Villages Development”.

Patent(if any):


Books(if any):


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