Prof. Om Prakash Rai
Professor Om Prakah Rai started his career as Assistant Professor in the Department of Commerce, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in 1977 and became Professor in 2005 whereafter took up the Pro-Vice-Chancellorship of CUSB on March 11, 2016. During his long tenure in BHU, Dr. Rai has supervised 16 Ph.D. research works and around 100 dissertations of P.G. students. He has 4 text books and 2 edited books to his credit besides contributing around three dozen papers for different journals and edited books. He was instrumental in starting two new courses (i.e. Master of Risk and Insurance Management and P.G Diploma in Insurance Management) in the Faculty of Commerce, BHU. He has travelled widely throughout the country for discharging academic and administrative responsibilities of vivid nature.
He has a long experience of performing administrative duties in different positions relating to management of more than 30,000 students of BHU out of which around 10,000 reside in the campus itself in around 70 hostels spread over 4,000 acres of land including the newly established Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Barkachha, Mirzapur. Dr. Rai is a professor of Human Resource Management and has special interest in areas like positive thinking, motivation and morale management, stress management, change management and conflict management etc.