Faculty Department

Vinay K

Dr. Vinay Kandpal

Assistant Professor - Selection Grade

  • D Litt (Management), Kumaun University, Nainital, India
  • Ph.D. (Management), Kumaun University, Nainital, India
  • MBA (Finance and Marketing), Kumaun University, Nainital, India
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), University of Calcutta, India

Career Graph:

  • University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun as Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) in Department of General Management, School of Business (July 2012-present)
  • Amrapali Group of Institutions, Haldwani, as Assistant Professor in the Management Department (Jan 2008-June 2012)
  • Institute of Management Studies, Dehradun as Lecturer in Management Department (Feb 2007-Jan 2008)
  • Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad as Lecturer in Management Department (August 2006- Feb 2007)

Honours and Achievements:

  • Received Best Teacher Award from ICFAI Business School, The ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand on September 3, 2021, on the occasion of Teacher’s Day Celebration.
  • Received Financial Inclusion and Literacy Leadership Award in Individual Category for work in the area of Sustainability and Financial Inclusion by Awoke India Foundation on 8th November 2020.
  • Awarded Amity Excellence Award for Best Faculty in the area of Infrastructure Financing in Annual International Conference INBUSH 2020 organized at Amity University Noida on 19th February 2020.
  • Awarded as "100 Most Dedicated Professors citation" by World Education Congress. The presentation ceremony was held on 5th July 2018 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The theme of the Congress is "SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS, Quality Education for All"
  • Awarded CPS- Ambassador for Peace 2018 by Centre of Peace studies, Sri Lanka on 18th September 2018.
  • Received Dedicated Service Award from UPES Dehradun for Completing 5 years of service, December 2017
  • Awarded for Exemplary work in writing two books on Accounting for Management and Financial Institutions and Markets by UPES, Dehradun in December 2016

Invited Talk/Session Chair

  • Presented Paper on "Financial Inclusion Initiatives for Sustainable Business Opportunities in India" is accepted for presentation for International Conference scheduled to be organized by Aston Business School , Birmingham, UK on October 11-12, 2021 in Virtual mode.
  • Invited as a Resource Person in Refresher Course in Commerce and Management from 24th September to 25th September 2021 for University / College teachers organized by UGC- Human Resource Development Centre, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand.
  • Invitation as a Guest Speaker for an Online Event on “Discussion on Financial Literacy for Microfinance Customers: Role of Different Stakeholders in the State of Uttarakhand” on 22nd September 2021. Presented my Views on topic “Challenges of imparting financial literacy in hilly areas of Uttarakhand”. This event was organized by Microfinance Institutions Network and Reserve Bank of India, Dehradun.
  • Department of Management and Commerce, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru Campus invited me as a Resource person for the "Workshop on Academic Research Writing" on 18th September 2021
  • Shared my views on SHGs and MFIs Enabling Women’s Economic Empowerment in Uttarakhand in a talk show "BAATEIN UTTARAKHAND KI" organized by Amrita Devi Foundation on 29th August 2021.
  • Delivered a Lecture on India and Sustainable Development Goal organized by GLA University on 26th June 2021.
  • Invited for a Session on "INDIA’S NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY, FOR AND AGAINST" in International e-Conference on Examinations IDEA-2021 on 8th June 2021.
  • Resource person for a Session on Opportunities, difficulties and way forward for SHGs & FPOs by NIFTEM, Sonipat on 25th May 2021.
  • Resource person for a session on “How to write Literature Review and Use Mendley for Smart Referencing in Research work” by SCPJC, Minjur.
  • Invitation from Entrepreneurship Development and Industrial Coordination Department, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh as a Resource person to speak on "Strategic Planning for Industrial Coordination" on 19th May 2021.
  • Invited as a Speaker in National Seminar on “Execution & Implication of National Education Policy (NEP)" on 17th April 2021 by Greater Noida Institute of Technlogy, Greater Noida.
  • Invited for an expert lecture in the ICT mode training programme on "Total Quality Management and ISO 9000:2015 from 12th - 16th April 2021" by Entrepreneurship Development and Industrial Coordination Department, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh
  • Jury Member for Vishwakarma Award Awarded in April 2021 by AICTE New Delhi
  • Resource Person in UGC HRDC Refresher Course organized by Kumaun University Nainital December 28-29, 2020.
  • Resource person by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh, India for an Online Workshop on Employability August 10 -14, 2020.
  • Guest Speaker on Pandemic, Financial planning and Asset Diversification organized online on July 25,2020 by SEBI and AWOKE India Foundation
  • Voice of Research Excellence on “Banking in a Post COVID19 period Chances, Challenges and Strategies" organized online on 26th June 2020, 2 PM (Morocco Time) 2020. Africa Business School, UM6P, Morocco. 
  • Guest of Honour and Talk on Finclusion: Redefining banking for customers in Uttarakhand, India in Conference on Strategies for Reshaping Business and Economy: Reinventing and Predicting Management Practices November 22-23, 2019 organized by Shobhit University.
  • Invited Talk in GIBS Network conference on the 9th and 10th September 2019 at Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Oxford.
  • Conference on “Gujarat-A Gas Based Economy: How Indian States can learn from it?” to be held on 29th March 2018 at AII, Shantigram as a Panelist.
  • InfraConclave 2018 Edition as a Panelist on Future and Sustainable Cities, June 15-16, 2018 at ITC Maurya, New Delhi.
  • Workshop “Finance for Non Finance Executives” organized by SEWS Pantnagar Rudrapur (Uttarakhand) on 1st September 2018 as Keynote Speaker.
  • International Conference FOBE organized at IMT Ghaziabad November 22-23, 2018 as a Session Chair.
  • National Seminar on Sustainable Development through Gender Equality organised by Department of Business Studies, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad as Guest of Honour for Session on Financial Risk Management, Legislation Issues and Security on April 28, 2017.
  • Chaired a Session at the 2nd International Business Summit organized by Amity International Business School on September 15, 2017.
  • Workshop for Executives working in NBFCs and MFIs as a Invited Speaker on the Topic "Financial Inclusion in Uttarakhand and Role of NBFCs and MFIs" on 27th September 2017 organized by MFIN Network in collaboration with RBI Dehradun.
  • Manthan on “Managing VUCA: Challenges and Opportunities" as an Expert. The event was organized by Faculty of Commerce, Business and Management on 3rd November 2017 and presented my thought on Digitalization: A game changer for Indian Economy.
  • 2nd International Workshop on Smart Innovations for Sustainable Cities (SISC) - Digital Innovation for Smart Ecological Services (DISES), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis as a Invited Speaker (Resource Person) and talked on Smart City Projects in India: Issues and Challenges in Developing, Implementing and its Financing on 28th November, 2017. They had a Special Session on Smart Cities in India.
  • 4th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance & Accounting August 21 & 22, 2015, SDMIMD Mysore, India as a Session Chair.
  • Conference on Infrastructure Financing organized by the CII Ahmedabad at Hyatt Regency, Ahmedabad on 11th -12th September 2015.
  • AIMA’s 42nd National Management Convention “Making it Happen: Leadership in Times of High Expectations” 30 September – 01 October, 2015 at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi as a Special invitee.

Research interests

  • Capital Market, Mutual Funds, Infrastructure Financing, Financial Inclusion, Banking, Risk Management, Financial Inclusion, Sustainability

Recent Publications:

  • Kandpal, V. (2022), "Socio-economic development through self-help groups in rural India – a qualitative study", Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/QRFM-10-2021-0170
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Kaur, Harmeet, “Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana: Bringing Financial Inclusion to Reality”, Finance India December 2021 (Vol XXXV No 3). This Journal is Scopus indexed and ABDC C Category. (Publication in December Issue 2021)
  • Pandey, Jyoti; Kandpal, Vinay; Nautiyal, Neeraj, “An Analysis of Abnormal Returns Associated with Stock, The Singapore Economic Review, ABDC B Category, Scopus and WOS indexed. (Accepted in Oct 2021)
  • Nautiyal, Neeraj, Kandpal, Vinay, Non-linearity between economic indicators and Indian Capital Market", FIIB Business Review, Sage Publications, (Scopus Indexed), ABS 1, Accepted for Publication, July 2021
  • Sharma, Ridhima, Kandpal, Vinay, “COVID 19 pandemic and International Migration: An Initial View", Sustainable Operations and Computers, Elsevier, June 2021, Vol 2, pp: 122-126
  • Kandpal, Vinay, Nautiyal Neeraj, “Women Empowerment: Key for Socio-Economic Development in India”, Accepted for publication (April 2021) in International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, Inderscience, (Scopus Indexed), ABS 1, (In Press)
  • Kandpal, Vinay, Dutta, Veena, Khalif, Osama, Smarter and Sustainable Future Cities - An Extensive Literature Review, Accepted for publication in International Journal of Business Excellence, Inderscience, (Scopus Indexed) (In Press) Accepted in February 2021, DOI: 10.1504/IJBEX.2021.10039730
  • Yadav, Shruti; Antil, Neha; Gupta, Deepa; Kandpal, Vinay, A panel data examination of income inequality in 24 African countries, Journal of Public Affairs Wiley (November 2020)- Article in Press, ABDC B, Indexed in Scopus and WOS
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Chand, Deep; Gangwar, Veer, Examining Non-Performing Assets in Financial Institutions in India, International Journal of Business and Globalization, Inderscience, Article in Press, Scopus Indexed (Aug 2020 acceptance)
  • Kandpal, Vinay, Impact Analysis of Global COVID-19 Crisis– A Review, International Journal of Business Excellence, Inderscience – Article in Press, Scopus Indexed (Sept 2020 acceptance), Doi: 10.1504/IJBEX.2020.10035976
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Kavidayal, P.C., Financial Inclusion in India breaking the Myths and Challenges: The Case of Uttarakhand, Test Engineering and Management, Jan 2020. Journal is Scopus Indexed and UGC approved. ISSN:0193-4120
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Sharahiley, Sanawi, Economic and Financial Viability study of Dedicated High-Speed Rail Network between Mumbai and Ahmedabad published in Jan 2020 issue, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Vol. 29, No. 2, (2020), pp. 3560 – 3567. Journal is Scopus Indexed and UGC approved. ISSN: 2005-4238
  • Kandpal, V. (2020). Role of regulators in intensifying financial access to the untouched segment of society in developing countries. Corporate Governance and Organizational Behavior Review, 4(1), 8-14. https://doi.org/10.22495/cgobrv4i1p1
  • Kandpal, V. (2020). Non-performing assets in India: A critical analysis of public and private sector banks. Corporate Governance and Sustainability Review, 4(1), 65-73. https://doi.org/10.22495/cgsrv4i1p6 This is ABDC C ranked Journal.
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Mehrotra, Rajat; Chandra, Deep, “Role of SHGs and MFIs towards Women Empowerment and Reducing Gender Stereotypes in Uttarakhand, India” is published in International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Volume 24 Issue 6, April 2020. This is Scopus Indexed Journal.
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Chandra, Deep, Impact of Credit Risk Management on Financial Performance of Banks– A Case of Nainital Bank published in Test Engineering and Management, March -April 2020. Journal is Scopus Indexed and UGC approved. ISSN:0193-4120.
  • Kandpal, Vinay, "Reaching Sustainable Development Goals: Bringing Financial Inclusion to Reality in India", Vol 20 Issue 4 November 2020 Journal of Public Affairs, Wiley. Its B ranked in ABDC, indexed in Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and Scopus. Doi https://doi.org/10.1002/pa.2277
  • Parmhender; Himanshu; Kandpal, Vinay, "Determining interlinkages between the measures of financial literacy: An MCDM approach", Journal of Public Affairs, Wiley. Its B ranked in ABDC, indexed in Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and Scopus. Doi https://doi.org/10.1002/pa.2287
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Khalaf, Osamah Ibrahim, Artificial Intelligence and SHGs: Enabling Financial Inclusion in India, January 2020, In book: Deep Learning Strategies for Security Enhancement in Wireless Sensor Networks, IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-5068-7.ch015
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Chanchal, Ashu, “A Study of Impact of Working Environment on the Organizational Commitment of Employees in Banks”, Ajanta Journal Volume VIII Issue 1 Jan-March 2019. This journal is UGC-approved.
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Mehrotra, Rajat, A Study of Awareness of Mutual Funds and Investment behaviour of Retail Investors in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand JBIMS Spectrum published by Jamnalal Bajaj Institute Mumbai, Jan 2019.
  • Mehrotra, Rajat; Kandpal, Vinay, "Impact of Digital Payment Apps on Users: A Case Study on Perspective of Rural Population in selected regions of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh", Finance India March 2019, ISSN: (Vol XXXIII No 1), pp 135—150. Finance India is Scopus Indexed and ABDC C Ranked.
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Mehrotra, Rajat, "Financial Inclusion: The Role of Fintech and Digital Financial Services in India", Indian Journal of Economics and Business, ISSN 0972-5784, Vol 18 No 1 April 2019, pp: 85-93, ABDC C Ranked Journal.
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Mehrotra, Rajat, Mergers and Acquisitions of Banks in India: A Case Study of Vijaya, Dena and Bank of Baroda, International Journal of Advance and Innovative Research, ISSN 2278-7844 Vol 6 Issue 2 Apil –June 2019. This journal is UGC approved Journal
  • Kandpal, Vinay, Smart City evolution in India: the case of Dehradun, Nagpur and Allahabad, Casebook titled Smart City Emergence: Cases From Around the World Edited by Leonidas Anthopoulos. (Elsevier), ISBN: 9780128161692 in June 2019.
  • Ghosh, Pratik; Banerjee, Ratna; Kandpal, Vinay, "Factors and Constraints to Be Considered for the Implementation of A Unified Data Platform for Operational Intelligence and Analysis of the Power Sector", International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE) ISSN 2277-3878, Volume-8 Issue-2, pp 5753-5760, July 2019. The Journal is Scopus Indexed and UGC approved.
  • Ghosh, Pratik; Banerjee, Ratna; Kandpal, Vinay, "Process Map of a Unified Data Platform for Operational Intelligence and Analysis of Power Sector" International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) ISSN: 2278-3075, Volume-8 Issue-10, pp 4037-46, August 2019. The Journal is Scopus Indexed and UGC approved. 10.35940/ijitee.J9809.0881019
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Mehrotra, Rajat; Gupta, Sumeet, “A Study of Post Demonetization Impact of Limited Cash Retailing in Uttarakhand India” published in Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews, ISSN 2395-6518, 7(5), pp: 1007-1020, November 2019, GIAP Journals. Journal is Scopus indexed and UGC approved.https://doi.org/10.18510/hssr.2019.75134.
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Mehrotra, Rajat, “A case study on penetration and investment pattern of mutual funds in selected regions in India” coauthored by Prof. Rajat Mehrotra in Amity Global Business Review (AGBR). AGBR is well cited and indexed in: EBSCOhost, UGC Approved Journal, Cabell’s Directory, and Ulrich Web Global Serials Directory, March 2018.
  • Kandpal, Vinay, “A Case Study on Smart City Projects in India: An Analysis of Nagpur, Allahabad and Dehradun” Proceeding of Companion Proceedings of the Web Conference 2018, Lyon, France — April 23 - 27, 2018, Pages 935-941, ISBN: 978-1-4503-5640-4, doi>10.1145/3184558.3191522
  • Kandpal, Vinay; Mehrotra, Rajat, “Role of Behavioral Finance in Investment Decision-A Study of Investment behaviour in India”, International Journal of Management Studies (Print ISSN: 2249-0302, Online ISSN: 2231-2528, UGC Approved Journal No.44925 DOI: 10.18843 Impact Factor (IBI): 2.26) in Volume 4, Issue – 6, October 2018, pp 39-49

Professional Memberships/Fellowships/Awards:

  • All India Management Association (AIMA)
  • Indian Commerce Association
  • Indian Accounting Association