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Dr. Anupama Panghal Dr. Anupama Panghal Designation : Associate Professor +919466133666
  1. Agribusiness Management, Agri-food supply chain management
  1. Selected as visiting faculty under the faculty secondment scheme of Govt. of India in the year 2020, at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok (Thailand).
  2. Patent on “ Preparation of Cookies from Pomegranate Peel, Bengal Gram Husk and Moong Dal” with patent No. “IN4310194” granted on 27/04/2023.
  1. Vern, P., Panghal, A., Mor, R. S., Kamble, S. S., Islam, M. S., & Khan, S. A. R. (2023). Influential
    barriers to blockchain technology implementation in agri-food supply chain. Operations Management
    Research, 1-14. (Scopus, ABS,ABDC, SSCI, 2022
    Impact factor-9.0, Q1).
  2. Panghal, A., Vern, P., Mor, R. S., Panghal, D., Sindhu, S., & Dahiya, S. (2023), A study on adoption
    enablers of 3D printing technology for sustainable food supply chain, Management of Environmental
    Quality: An International Journal, Vol. 34 No. 4, pp. 943-961,
    0056 , ISSN: 1477-7835 [ESCI, 2022 IF: 5.3, CABS, Scopus,Q2].
  3. Panghal, A., Sindhu, S., Sarao, J., & Dahiya, S. (2023). Local Food Entrepreneurship in Rural India:
    Modelling the Challenges. International Journal of Rural Management, online first. (Scopus,Q3)
  4. Sharief, Z., & Panghal, A. (2023). Sustainable Consumption: Consumer Behavior When Purchasing
    Sustainability-Labeled Food Products. Indian Journal of Marketing, 54, 47-65.
    10.17010/ijom/2023/v53/i8/172975 . (Scopus,Q3,ABDC)
  5. Panghal, A., Manoram, S., Mor, R. S., & Vern, P. (2022). Adoption challenges of blockchain technology for reverse logistics in the food processing industry. Supply Chain Forum: An Int. J.,
    Vol.24,Issue1, [Web of Science, CABS 1, Scopus,Q3].
  6. Panghal, A., Mor, R. S., Kamble, S. S., Khan, S. A. R., Kumar, D., & Soni, G. (2022). Global food
    security post-COVID-19: dearth or dwell in the developing world? Agronomy Journal, 114, 878–884.,
    ISSN: 1435-0645, [SCI, 2021 I.F.: 2.650, Scopus,Q1].
  7. Panghal, A., Sindhu, S., Dahiya, S., Dahiya, B., & Mor, R. S. (2022). Benchmarking the interactions
    among challenges for blockchain technology adoption: A circular economy perspective. Int. J.
    Mathematical, Engineering & Management Sciences, 7(6), 859-872, ISSN: 2455-7749 [Web of Science, ESCI,2022 IF: 1.6, Scopus,Q3].
  8. Poonia, A., Sindhu, S., Arya, V. and Panghal, A. (2022), "Analysis of drivers for anti-food waste
    behaviour – TISM and MICMAC approach", Journal of Indian Business Research, Vol. 14 No. 2, pp.
    186-212. (ABDC, ESCI,2022 IF: 2.5, Q3)
  9. Sindhu, S., Panghal, A., & Aggarwal, G. (2022). Factors driving ecopreneurs in India-an
    exploration. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 46(3), 310-332. (Scopus,Q3)
  10. Sid, S., Mor, R. S., Panghal, A., Kumar, D., & Gahlawat, V. K. (2021). Agri-food supply chain and
    disruptions due to COVID-19: Effects and Strategies. Brazilian J. Operations & Production
    Management, 18(2), e20211148, [ESCI, Scopus,Q4].
  11. Sindhu, S., Dahiya, S., Siwach, P., & Panghal, A. (2021). Adoption of sustainable business practices by entrepreneurs: modelling the drivers. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 17(6), 704-722. (Scopus,Q3)
  12. Dahiya, S., Panghal, A., Sindhu, S. and Siwach, P. (2021), "Organic food women entrepreneurs-TISM approach for challenges", Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, Vol. 15 No. 1, pp. 114-136. (ESCI, 2022 IF:
  13. Sindhu, S., & Panghal, A. (2016). Robust retail supply chains-the driving practices. International
    Journal of Advanced Operations Management, 8(1), 64-78.

Books/Book Chapters:


  1. Deepak Kumar, N. Ravishankar and Anupama Panghal(2023). Transforming Organic Agri-Produce into Processed Food Products: Post Covid-19 Challenges and Opportunities. Apple Academic Press, CRC, a Taylor & Francis Book, ISBN: 978-100073881-0, 978-177491192-1, doi:10.1201/9781003329770, pages 1-470
  2. Mor, R. S., Panghal, A., & Kumar, V. (2021). Challenges & Opportunities of Circular Economy in Agri-Food Sector: Rethinking Waste, Springer Nature., ISBN: 9789811637902. [Scopus].

Book Chapters :

  1. Manoram, S., & Panghal, A. (2023). Smart Technologies Interventions for Sustainable Agri-Food Supply Chain. In: Kamble, S.S., Mor, R.S., Belhadi, A. (eds) Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0 for Sustainable Supply Chain Performance(pp. 79-100). EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing. Springer, Cham., ISBN: 978-3-031-19711-6
  2. Malik, M., Gahlawat, V. K., Mor, R. S., Agnihotri, S., Panghal, A., Rahul, K., & Emanuel, N. (2023). Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in Food Processing Industry. In Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0 for Sustainable Supply Chain Performance(pp. 231-244). Cham: Springer International Publishing. EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing. Springer, Cham.,ISBN: 978-3-031-19710-9, 978-3-031-19711-6
  3. Panghal, A., & Nath, T. (2023). Hindrances for Farmers and Organic Food Value Chain Participants. Transforming Organic Agri-Produce into Processed Food Products: Post-COVID-19 Challenges and Opportunities. Apple Academic Press, CRC, a Taylor & Francis Book(pp.261-284),ISBN: 978-100073881-0, 978-177491192-1, doi:10.1201/9781003329770
  4. Sindhu, S., Sharma, M., Bhatia, P., & Panghal, A. (2023). Food Security in Circular Economy towards Achieving Sustainable Development Goals An Overview in Perspectives of Sustainable Food Systems. Pandemics and Innovative Food Systems, 62-93, ISBN: 978-100090927-2, 978-103204261-9, DOI: 10.1201/9781003191223-4
  5. Vern, P., Miftah, N.and Panghal, A. (2022), “Digital Technology: Implementation Challenges and Strategies in Agri-Food Supply Chain”, Mor, R.S., Kumar, D. and Singh, A. (Ed.) Agri-Food 4.0 (Advanced Series in Management, Vol. 27), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 17-30., ISBN: 978-1-80117-499-2
  6. Mor, R. S., Panghal, A., & Kumar, V. (2021). Circular Economy in the Agri-Food Sector: An Introduction. Challenges and Opportunities of Circular Economy in Agri-Food Sector: Rethinking Waste, 1-14. , ISBN 978-981-16-3791-9 (e-book), 978-981-16-3790-2
  7. Singh, V., Sindhu, S., & Panghal, A. (2021). Entrepreneurship Policy and Support Framework in India. In Organising Entrepreneurship and MSMEs Across India(pp. 47-61)., ISBN: 978-981-121-273-4
  8. Dahiya,S., Sindhu,S., Siwach,P. and Panghal,A (2021), “Terracotta Pottery Catastrophe: Survival Issues and Road ahead for Sustainable Enterprise”under the category “Contemporary Types of Entrepreneurship: An Insight”. Book Titled – “Entrepreneurship and Big Data: the Digital Revolution” published by: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, USA. DOI: 9781003097945

1. Qualification

# Degree Name Subject University/College Year
1 Ph.D. Business Administration Haryana School of Business, GJU, Hisar 2010
2 MBA Agribusiness Management VAMNICOM, Pune 2006

2. Experience

# Designation University/College Duration
1 Supply Chain Management, Value Chain Management, Agribusiness Management, Intellectual Property Rights, Human Values and Ethics National Institute of Food Technology and Entrepreneurship Management, Kundli September, 2012 - Present
2 Essentials of Management, Marketing Research, Entrepreneurship, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Thapar University, Patiala June, 2011 - August, 2012
3 Futures Trading, Seed Marketing, Organic Farming, Contract Farming National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED), New Delhi April, 2006 - May, 2011

International Experience(s)/Collaboration(s)/Counsultancy:

  1. Participated and represented India in 5 days workshop on “Innovations in Food Value Chains” at Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 26-30 November 2018. Organized by Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Japan and National Productivity Council (NPC) India. 
  2. Coordinator for Foreign Immersion Program for MBA-2017-19 batch and visited Netherlands and Belgium with MBA Batch for 10 days from 2nd April to 11th April 2019. Had interaction and visits at more than 10 food sector industries at Netherlands.
  3. Nominated by Govt. of India for Faculty Secondment at AIT, Bangkok for teaching the course of Agri-Food Supply Chain Management in the semester Jan 2020 onwards.

Externally Funded Projects:

Research Projects & Funding:

  1. Principal Investigator (PI)Externally funded research project: Development of Blockchain-based Traceability Solution for Agri-Food Supply Chains. Agency: Ministry of Food Processing Industries (Govt. of India); ₹1873000/-; March 2021 – Ongoing; Investigators including PI: Two.
  2. Co-PI- Internal funded project: Performance of Small And Medium Sized Agri And Food Business Enterprises: Evidence From Emerging Economies. Agency: NIFTEM(Govt. of India); ₹3,25,000/-, May 2019 – May 2020; Investigators including PI: Three
  3. PI- Internal funded project: Development of Local Food Entrepreneurship and Value Chain Model. Agency: NIFTEM-K (Govt. of India); ₹2,04,000, July 2020 – July 2021; Investigators including PI: Two.