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Prof Shailendra

In memoriam: Professor Shailendra Kumar Rai

On August 06, 2021, our dear colleague, Professor Shailendra Kumar Rai, departed for his heavenly abode. We, the MDI community, mourn the loss to our profession and community and express our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones on his sudden and tragic demise.

Prof. Rai received his PhD in 2002 from Banaras Hindu University. He joined MDI Gurgaon on October 04, 2005 as a senior lecturer and was promoted to the position of Assistant Professor in the year 2006. He rose to the position of Associate Professor in 2015. Prof. Rai was an avid researcher, exceptional mentor, and a leader who played a significant role in various academic initiatives he undertook. He was passionate about his work towards the Institute and society. His research contributions include nearly fifty research papers and cases in various national and international journals in the areas of finance, financial institutions and entrepreneurship.

We, the MDI fraternity, recall Prof. Rai and his work in MDI Gurgaon and the international community with great affection and admiration. His legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone he interacted with. Let us always keep Prof. Shailendra Kumar Rai alive in our memories and a part of our lives forever.