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Dr. Vinay Sharma
Vinay Sharma Associate Professor vinayfdm[at]iitr.ac.in +91 1332 285175
Areas of Interest
  • 1. Forest-Bio-Residue Management through the development of associated Value Chains, A Business Opportunity Development model " Affordability for the Poor and Profitability for Provider
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
April 2014OngoingAssociate ProfessorDoMS, IIT Roorkee
2008April 2014Assistant ProfessorDoMS IIT Roorkee
19951999Senior ExecutiveDainik Jagran
20072008Professor and DeanIILM LUcknow
20072007Associate ProfessorIMT Ghaziabad
20062007Associate DeanUPES Dehardun
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Noel Deer Gold Medal Sugar Technologists Association of India2014
Noel Derr Gold MedalSugar Technologists Association of India2013
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhDMarketingU.P.Technical University2006
MBAMaster of Business AdmiistrationPhilippine Christian University Manila1994
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
May 2018OngoingProfessor In-Charge Training and Placements IIT RoorkeeIndian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee
Aug 2007June 2008Dean AcademicsIILM-AHL Lucknow
20062007Associate Dean College of Management and Economic StudiesUniversity of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
19992001Director Business DevelopmentSpectrum InfoSolutions, Lucknow
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Building a network on Social Entrepreneurship, Co-creation and InnovationDanish Innovation Council, Denmark2014
Developing Traditional Weaver Cluster Near Roorkee IITR2014
Promoting the International dimensions of Research in Higher Educational InstitutesEuropean Commission2014
Mapping the transition in Knowledge EconomyMCIT Govt. of India2011
Ganga River Basin Environment Management PlanGovernment of India2014
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
International Conference on Dynamic Case Studies ProjectCopenhagen Business School, DenmarkDanish Government1-4-2014
Glogift International ConferenceSingaporeIIT, Roorkee15-10-2014
International Conference of Universal Human ValuesBhutanOrganizers26-032015
11th International Annual Conference of NAPSIPAGBangladeshOrganizers5 Dec 2014
Memberships
  • NAPSIPAG, Founding Member
  • ISOL Global Foundation, Member of Executive Committee
  • Human Development and Capability Association, (HDCA), USA , Member
  • Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, Fellow
  • Institute for Global Business Research (IGBR), Member International Advisory Board
  • North Indian Sugar Technologists’ Association, Member of the Board
  • The Sugar Technologists’ Association of India, Member Academic Council
  • Ganga River Basin Environment Management Plan Project, Member
  • Ganga Rejuvenation through Forestry Interventions, Member Core Committee
  • Journal of Promotional Management, USA, Member of Editorial Board
  • Journal of Amity Business School, Member Editorial Board
  • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Member Board of Studies
  • Kumaon University, Member of Research Degree Committee
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Strategic ManagementBM 605MBAAutumn
Integrated Marketing CommunicationBM 664MBA Autumn
Innovation ManagementBM108B.TechAutumn
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Climate Change Mitigation through Forest-Bio-Residue ManagementKapil JoshiA2012
Rural MarketsAnita SengarA2010
Supply Chain of PDS in Uttarakhand regionPradosh SinghalA2010
Management of Management EducationRitika MahajanA2010
Performance Measures of Supply Chain Management SystemsKottala SriyogiA2009
Study of e Applications in the Supply Chain System of Sugar Industry of Uttar PradeshRoopesh KumarA2010
Study of Credit Experiences of Farmers Household in Vidharbha Region of IndiaAsha UpvanshiA2008
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionCategoryYear
Visiting Feloowship at Copenhagen Business School, DenmarkCopenhagen Business School, DenmarkISince 2014
Paper Presenter at Human Development and Capability Assocation Annual Conference, USAHDCAISep-2015
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
CAPSTONEMANAGEMENT SIMULATION WORKSHOPICRISAT HYDERABAD IIT ROORKEE17-09-2010
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Tourism Marketing WorkshopQIP14-03-2011
State Level College Debate Competition at OIMT RishikeshMinistry of Information and Communications Technology13-03-2011
School level Debate competition under Knowledge Economy project work at CII, LucknowMinistry of Information and Communications Technology29-08-2010
Confluencia 2010Ministry of Information and Communications Technology21-08-2010
Brainstorming Session for Knowledge Economy Project at IILM LucknowMinistry of Information and Communications Technology31-07-2010
A Workshop on How to Organize PlacementsUnder Consultancy mode with CEC IIT R27-04-2010
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Strategic Management, Marketing and General ManagementComputer CenterSummers 20
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Member Project team for developing dynamic case studies on Co-Creating Social Entrepreneurship sponsored by Danish Government, jointly conducted with Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, IIT Roorkee, IMT Ghaziabad and FGV Brazil. Copenhagen Business School, DenmarkRP
Books Authored

Affordability for the poor and profitability for the provider. A chapter on rural marketing in Principles of Marketing by Philip Kotler, Armstrong, Agnihotri and Haque, published by Pearson India, 13th edition. Master's Speak on Management Education in India published by Bloomsbury India

Refereed Journal Papers

List of Selected Publications, Conference Papers and Case Studies 

(Total No. of Publications  75, Conference Papers 60 and Case Studies 8)

  1. Joshi, K., Sharma, V., & Mittal, S. (2015). Social entrepreneurship through forest bio residue briquetting: An approach to mitigate forest fires in pine areas of Western Himalaya, India. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 51, 1338-1344. Indexed in –  SCIE & Impact Factor – 10.093
  1. Chandra, P., & Sharma, V. (2018). Strategic marketing prospects for developing sustainable medicinal and aromatic plants businesses in the Indian Himalayan region. Small-scale Forestry, 1-19.                                                   Indexed in – SCIE & Scopus  mpact Factor – 1.045
  1. Chandra, P., & Sharma, V. (2018). Marketing information system and strategies for sustainable and competitive medicinal and aromatic plants trade. Information Development, 0266666918802415. Indexed in – SSCI &             Scopus  Impact Factor – 0.905
  2. Madan, P., Sharma, V., & Seth, P. (2016). Capability’ development through ICT enabled business opportunity development model of e-choupal. Journal of Business Economics and Management, 17(2), 314-330.                Indexed in – SSCI; Scopus; & B – in ABDC Impact Factor – 0.618
  1. Joshi, K.K., Sharma, V. (2015). An interpretative account of voyages to address climate change under United Nations framework convention on climate change: Gradual development of policies- prospects and protests. Ecology, Environment and Conservation, 2(2). 957-967.   Indexed in – Scopus            
  2. Bharti, K., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V. (2015). Literature review and proposed conceptual framework. International Journal of Market Research, 57(4), 571-604.  Indexed in – SSCI; Scopus; & B – in ABDC Impact Factor – 0.910
  1. Bharti, K., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V. (2014). What drives the customer of world's largest market to participate in value co-creation? Marketing Intelligence & Planning, 32(4), 413-435. Indexed in – SSCI; Scopus; &                       A – in ABDC  Impact Factor – 1.421
  1. Sengar, A., Sharma, V., Agrawal, R., & Bharti, K. (2014). Prioritisation of barriers to rural markets: Integrating fuzzy logic and AHP. International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets, 6(4), 371-394.                                     Indexed in –  C – in ABDC               
  1. Mahajan, R., Agrawal, R., Sharma, V., & Nangia, V. (2016). Analysis of challenges for management education in India using total interpretive structural modelling. Quality Assurance in Education, 24(1), 95-122. Indexed in – ESCI & Scopus              
  1. Mahajan, R., Agrawal, R., Sharma, V., & Nangia, V. (2014). Identification and modelling of winners and qualifiers for management institutes: Evidence from India. International Journal of Management in Education, 9(1), 70-91.  Indexed in – Scopus              
  1. Mahajan, R., Agrawal, R., Sharma, V., & Nangia, V. (2014). Factors affecting quality of management education in India: An interpretive structural modelling approach. International Journal of Educational Management, 28(4), 379-399. Indexed in – ESCI;  Scopus; & B – in ABDC      
  2. Joshi, K. K., Sharma, V. (2016). A study on passages to global climate change financing: Funding for a greener earth. Indian Forester, 142(2), 112-120. Indexed in – Scopus
  1. Kant, S., Chandra, P., Sharma, V., & Agrawal, R. (2018). Gandhian management perspective for enhancing productivity and innovation in public sector organization. International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise.            Indexed in – C – in ABDC & Scopus                                  
  1. Mishra, S., & Sharma, V. (2018). Developing ambidexterity in children: Understanding social change through the social marketing framework. The Indian Journal of Social Work, 79(3), 327-350. Indexed in – SSCI 
  1. Nath, V., Agrawal, R., Gautam, A., & Sharma, V. (2017). Antecedents of green purchase intentions: A review and testing of hypothesis on Indian consumers. International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development16(3), 297-314. Indexed in – ESCI & Scopus
  2. Sharma, V., Seth, P., & Niyazi, S. (2012). Capability enhancement of women through information technology to reduce poverty, inequality and radical feminism. International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), 3(1), 1-10. Indexed in – ESCI & Scopus 
  1. Kumar, R., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V. (2015). IT enablement in sugar supply chain: an approach for farmers. International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling, 7(4), 360-381. Indexed in – Scopus
  1. Nath, V., Kumar, R., Agrawal, R., Gautam, A., & Sharma, V. (2014). Impediments to adoption of green products: An ISM analysis. Journal of Promotion Management, 20(5), 501-520. Indexed in – Scopus      
  1. Kumar, R., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V. (2013). E-applications in Indian agri-food supply chain: Relationship among enablers. Global business review, 14(4), 711-727. Indexed in – Scopus & C – in ABDC               
  1. Nath, V., Kumar, R., Agrawal, R., Gautam, A., & Sharma, V. (2013). Consumer adoption of green products: Modelling  the enablers. Global business review, 14(3), 453-470. Indexed in – Scopus &  C – in ABDC
  1. Mani, V., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V. (2016). Impediments to social sustainability adoption in the supply chain: An ISM and MICMAC analysis in Indian manufacturing industries. Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, 17(2), 135-156. Indexed in – Scopus  
  2. Mani, V., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V, & Kavitha, T. N. (2016). Socially sustainable business practices in Indian manufacturing industries: A study of two companies. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 24(1), 18-44. Indexed in – Scopus
  1. Mani, V., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V. (2015). Social sustainability in the supply chain: Analysis of enablers. Management Research Review, 38(9), 1016-1042. Indexed in – ESCI; Scopus; & C – in ABDC
  1. Dewangan, D. K., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V. (2017). Enablers of eco-innovation to enhance the competitiveness of the Indian manufacturing sector: An integrated ISM-fuzzy MICMAC approach. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 13(4), 475-501. Indexed in – Scopus & C – in ABDC      

 

Case Studies

  1. Sengar, A., Sharma, V., & Agrawal R. (2017). Market development through integrating value chains – a case of Patanjali Food and Herbal Park. Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, 7(4), 1-22.
  1. Sengar A., Sharma V., Agrawal R., Jain N., & Jain, P. (2016). A case study of Patanjali Ayurved Ltd - Offering consumer products with ‘a blue ocean strategy. Case Centre, Reference No. 316-0428-1.
  1. Sharma, V. (2011). Think people’s development- Focus on means- build trust- Do business for ever-A case study on the strategic development of TATAs as an organization and their contribution in the societal and national development. European Case Clearing House posted on www.ecch.com.
  1. Nangia, V. K., Agarwal, R., Sharma, V., & Reddy, K. S. (2011). Conglomerate diversification through cross-continent acquisition: Vedanta weds Cairn India. Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, 1(1), 1-15.
  1. Nangia, V. K., Agrawal, R. & Sharma, V. (2013). Faridabad Small Industries Association (FSIA): Role model for MSME association, European Case Clearing House (ECCH) Case No. 213-031-1 and Teaching notes, 213-031-8.
  1. Nangia, V. K., Agrawal, R. & Sharma, V. (2013). Integrated Association of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises of India (I am SME of India): Making of an Institution. European Case Clearing House (ECCH), Case No. 213-032-1 and Teaching notes, 213-032-8. 
  1. Nangia, V. K., Agrawal, R., Sharma, V. & Arora, S. (2011). Supplier buyer relationship and revival-An important stage between decline and turnaround-The Case of Jauss Polymers. European Case Clearing House (ECCH), Case No. 311-2618.
  1. Sharma, V., & Agrawal R. (2011). “Case Analysis- Tata Gold Plus: The success story of the ‘Nano’ of the jewellery market”. Vikalpa, 36(3), 140-141.

 

Papers in Conferences

  1. Sharma, V., Agrawal, R., Joshi, K. K., & Mishra, H. S. (2018). Urbanization and the question of clean energy and clean transport. Paper selected and included in the annual conference HDCA (Human Development and Capability Association), Argentina.
  1. Sharma, V., Agrawal, R., Mishra, H. S., & Kar, S. (2018). Social exclusion in an urbanizing world. Paper selected and included in the annual conference of the HDCA (Human Development and Capability Association), Argentina.         
  2. Sharma, V., Chandra P., & Agrawal, R. (2017). Disasters and medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs): Preparing governance for resilient MAP based livelihoods in Uttarakhand. Paper presented at The Third World Congress on Disaster Management, Vishakhapatnam. 
  3. Sharma, V., Mishra, H. S, Joshi, K. K., & Agrawal, R. (2016). Disasters, diversity, disparity, discrimination and vulnerability. Paper presented at the annual conference of the HDCA, (Human Development and Capability Association) Tokyo. 
  4. Sharma, V., Sengar, A., Agrawal, R., & Bharti, K. (2016). Values based business ethics along the entire value chain-a demonstration of the definition of marketing. In 2016 Global Marketing Conference at Hong Kong. 
  5. Sengar, A., Agrawal, R., Sharma, V., & Bharti, K. (2016). Modelling the drivers for rural (emerging) markets: A case of India. In 2016 Global Marketing Conference at Hong Kong. 
  6. Sharma, V., Agrawal, R., & Chandra P. (2016). Religious to spiritual tourism transformation journey of uttarakhand – A hill state in India. Proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Marketing (IC16) Mauritius. Ebene-Mauritius, 21-23 January, 2016 (ISBN-978-1-943579-19-8). 
  7. Sharma, V. (2015). Nameless submission for responsible value chains. Paper presented at International Ramayana Conference, organized by Indus Business Academy, Bangalore, India December 18-19, 2015. 
  8. Sharma, V., Joshi, K., & Agrawal, R. (2015). Mobility for aspirations while aspiring for not moving-Understanding aspirations and mobility of the forest users and the dwellers of the north-western Himalayan region of India. Paper presented at the annual conference of the HDCA. 
  9. Sharma, V., & Joshi, K. (2014). Climate change mitigation. Paper presented at 11th International Annual Conference on Asian Governance: Paradoxes of Development organized by NAPSIPAG at Dhanbari, Bangladesh. (December 5-7, 2014). 
  10. Bharti, K., Sharma, V., and Agrawal, R. (2014). Co-creation–A capable mode for strengthening contemporary management strategy. Annual Conference of the Emerging Markets Conference Board, organized by Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, Lucknow. (9-11 January 2014) (ISBN No.: 978-81-928560-0-1).
  11. Bharti, K., Agrawal, R., and Sharma, V. (2014). A Vedic view on the evolution of bottom of the pyramid in ancient India and role of marketers in its disintegration. VFIMBi-Annual International Journal, 6(2), 22-31. 
  12. Bharti, K., Sharma, V., and Agrawal, R. (2013). Ability, willingness and information & communication technology: Means to uplift bottom of the pyramid. International Conference on Research in Marketing, organized by Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. (21-22 December, 2013). Springer Publication. (ISBN No.: 978-1-63041-998-1).
  13. ​​​Sharma, V., & Joshi, K. (2013). Leadership in bio-diversity conservation. Paper presented at the 9th International Annual Conference on Leadership Land and Local Resource Management at the Eve of the MDG Deadline of 2015 organized by Network of Asia Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG) at Eco Ashram, Dehradun. (June 20-22, 2013). 
  14. Sharma, V., and Joshi, K. (2013). Nature reclaims: Locked in growth patterns- revisiting land, water and disasters on the banks of ganga in the hills of Uttarakhand. 10th International Annual Conference on Locked in growth patterns: Revisiting Land, Water and Disasters for the Post 2015 Developmental Agenda organized by NAPSIPAG at JNU, New Delhi. (December 7-9, 2013). 
  15. Kumar, R., Nath, V., Agrawal, R. & Sharma, V. (2013). IT improves supply chain performance of sugar industry: A regression method approach. Annual Convention of The Sugar Technologists' Association of India, held at Lucknow (Sep 26-28, 2013). (ISBN: 81-85871-74-4). (Adjudged as the Best Paper Awarded with a Gold Medal)
  16. Kumar, R., Nath, V., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V. (2012). Green supply chain management: A case of sugar industry in India.  Paper submitted in National Conference on Emerging Challenges for Sustainable Business, 1697-1708. 
  17. Sharma, V., Aggarwal, R., Sengar, A., Mahajan, R., & Bharati, K. (2012). Vertical business integration: A logical prospective evolutionary step for sugar industry in India. Proceedings from 71st Annual Convention & Sugar Expo, The Sugar Technologists of India at Hyderabad (September 24-26), pp. 626-634 (ISBN No: BI-85871-71-X) (Adjudged as the Best Paper Awarded with a Gold Medal)
  18. Sharma, V., Agrawal, R., & Bharti, K., (2012). Sustainability in itself is a challenge for businesses-does developing the bottom of pyramid offer solutions? National Conference on Emerging Challenges For Sustainable Business (ECSB-2012), Organized by Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee, 1-2 June,2012, proceedings published by Excellent Publishing House, New Delhi, (ISBN: 978-93-81583-46-3). 
  19. Sharma V., Agrawal R., & Bharti K. (2012). Serving bottom of the pyramid: The Vedic way. First International Conference on Vedic foundations of Indian Management, ISOL Foundation, Haridwar, organized by Vedic Foundations of Indian Management (VFIM) New Delhi, 19-21, April, 2012, proceedings published in ISOL Publications, pp. 387-394. 
  20. Sharma, V. (2012). Profitable Marketing through Affordability and Public Spiritual Partnership-A Case of Health Care Marketing and Market Development to achieve Health for All. Eurasia Business and Economic Society Conference, 13-14 January 2012, Antalya, Turkey.
  21. Nangia, V., Sharma, V., & Mahajan, R. (2012). Vedic perspective on post graduate management education in India. In ISOL Research foundation: Proceedings of 1stInternational conference on Vedic foundations of Indian Management, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India, 19-21 April, 2012, pp.395-405. 
  22. Nangia, V.K., Sharma, V., & Mahajan, R. (2012). Post Graduate Management Education in India- A Researcher's Perspective. In Indore Management Journal (ISSN No: 0975-1653), Proceedings of Conference on Excellence in Research and Education, Organized by IIM Indore, on 10-13 May, 2012, pp. 309-326. 
  23. Nangia, V.K., Sharma, V., & Mahajan, R. (2012). Emerging Issues in Economy and Business Management Education in India: Retrospect and Prospect. 6th International Conference on Contemporary Business (ICCB-2012), Organized by IIT Delhi, on 18-20 October 2012. 
  24. Nangia, V.K., Sharma, V., and Mahajan, R. (2012). Quality of Post Graduate Management Education in India-An Agenda for Research. Proceedings from 1st World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2012) (Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd.) (ISBN No: 978-81-924-3024-9), National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, on 25-28 March, 2012, pp. 233-251. 
  25. Nangia, V.K., Sharma, V., Sengar, A., & Mahajan, R. (2012). Technology for Rural Market development”. International Conference on Technology Management, organized by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. In Driving the Economy through Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Emerging Agenda for Technology Management (Springer Publications) (ISBN No: 978-81-322-0745-0), Proceedings from International Conference on Technology Management, IISc Bangalore, July 18-20, 2012, pp. 15-26. 
  26. Sharma, V., & Sengar, A. (2012). Rural Marketing – A Vedic critique. In ISOL Research foundation: Proceedings of 1st International conference on Vedic foundations of Indian Management, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India, 19-21 April, 2012, pp. 453-465. 
  27. Sharma, V., & Sengar, A. (2012). Rural Marketing: A conceptual view. Fourth International Conference on Excellence in Research and Education, Organized by Indian Institute of Management, Indore. Published in Indore Management Journal Proceedings of Conference on Excellence in Research and Education, IIM Indore, on May 10-13, 2012, (ISSN No: 0975-1653).  
  28. Sharma, V., and Sengar, A. (2012). Marketing meaning of rural marketing. International conference in marketing, organized by Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. 
  29. Sharma, V., & Sengar, A. (2012). Affordability and public spiritual partnership for achieving health for all. Platinum Jubilee Conference, organized by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 2012. 
  30. Sharma, V. Agrawal, R., Mahajan, R., & Sengar, A. (2012). Role of qualitative research methodology in radical researches. Annual Conference of International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Rome. 
  31. Sharma, V., Agrawal, R., Sengar, A., & Bharti, K. (2012). Say's law and Gandhian philosophy: A workable parity for larger market prosperity. EBES, Warsaw Conference, Poland, on 1-3 November, 2012. 
  32. Sharma, V. (2011). Implementing sustainability through spirituality as a principle. International conference jointly organized by DoMS IIT Roorkee and ISOL Foundation New Delhi, 1-5 February 2011. 
  33. Sharma, V., (2011). Implementing sustainability as a principle through practices beyond management. International Conference of International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Germany, on 27 November- 5 December 2010. 
  34. Sharma, V. (2010). Health for All through Affordability and Profitability with Public Spiritual Partnership. Annual Conference of NAPSIPAG, Network of Asia Pacific Schools and Institutes of public Administration and Governance, Kerala, India, on 10-14 December 2010. 
  35. Sharma, V. (2009). Entrepreneurial Tatas-The Elites who preferred public interest. International Conference of United Nations University, World Institute of Development Economics Research, Finland, 12-13 June, 2009.
  36. Sharma, V. (2008). Transparency and Efficiency, A case based first hand analysis of the transparent and efficient conduction of Health Care Services of Kumbh Mela. NAPSIPAG (Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance) Annual Conference, organised by Centre for Studies in Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 5-7 December, 2008. 
  37. Sharma, V. (2008). Reducing inequality of freedom of market transactions through Information and Communication Technology led Business Opportunity Development. Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA)Annual Conference New Delhi, organized by Institute for Human Development, New Delhi, Conference Theme: Equality, Inclusion and Human Development, on 10-13 September 2008.
  38. Sharma, V. (2008). Health and entrepreneurship for rural women - A key to sustainable development. 14th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference September, organized by the International Sustainable Development Research Society through Management Development Institute, India in collaboration with Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia, ERP Environment, Abo Akademi University, The Finnish Environment Institute and Academy of Finland, on 21-23, 2008, at India Habitat Center New Delhi. 
  39. Sharma, V. (2008). Capability development of customers- A globally viable business strategy for the coming age. International Conference on 'Development Freedom and Welfare' to Celebrate Nobel Laureate Professor Amartya Sen's 75th Birthday, New Delhi, 19-20 December, 2008. 
  40. Sharma, V., Dwivedi, P., & Seth, P. (2008). Effective Public Private Partnership through e-facilitation. In Bhattacharya, J.J. Paper presented at Critical thinking in e-Governance, 6th International Conference on E-Governance ,ICEG 2008, , Organized by IIT Delhi, on 18 - 20 December, 2008, New Delhi, India, Published by Global Institute of Flexible Systems, New Delhi, Edited, pp. 194-206. 
  41. Sharma, V., Tomar, R., & Ahola, N. N. (2008). Branding India for health and spiritual tourism. In the proceedings of conference on Tourism in India – Challenges Ahead, Organized by IIM, Kozhikode, 15-17th May, 2008. 
  42. Sharma, V. (2007). Has Globalization really enhanced the Access of Services to the Poor? International Conference organized by the University of the Philippines (UP) and the Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG), Manila, on 5-7, December, 2007. 
  43. Sharma, V. (2006). Role of encompassing innovation in the development of human will—A major contributive factor in the social and the human development. Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration And Governance (NAPSIPAG) Annual Conference 2006, Organized by University of Sydney, Australia, 4-5 December, 2006. 
  44. Sharma, V. (2006). Health care to the rural population in India- A study with special reference to Uttar Pradesh. Doctoral Colloquium at Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG) Annual Conference 2006, Organized by University of Sydney, Australia,4-5 December,2006. 
  45. Sharma, V. (2005). Innovations in Public Service and rural market development in India to achieve a harmonious society. Innovations in governance and public service to achieve a harmonious society workshop in Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG) Annual Conference 2005, Beijing, PRC, 5-7 December 2005. 
  46. Sharma, V. (2005). Enhancing the reach of the health-care with the perspective of affordability for the poor & profitability for the provider a proposition with special reference to Uttar Pradesh- a state in India. Health Care for the Poor in Asia Workshop in Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG) Annual Conference 2005, Beijing, PRC 5-7 December 2005.