Core Faculty

Dr Mrs Praveena S Muley - Director

Dr. (Mrs.) Praveena S. Muley, Director at SSR IMR, Silvassa has been an academician for more than 22 Years. She has to her credit several Research publication & Conference presentations. She also has to her credit a two weeks Specialized Faculty Development Programme at IIM, Ahmadabad. She has been associated with leading Educational Centres like MGMM, Jabalpur , MGV’s IMR, Nashik and Ashoka Education Foundation, Nashik. Her inclination is towards the world of Finance and she has completed the Financial Modules of NCFM. Dr. Praveena completed her Ph. D from R.D.V.V. Jabalpur in the Year 2001. She is an approved Ph.D Guide and SIX students have completed Doctorate under her guidance. She is an recognised P G Teacher in Financial Management in Savitribai Phule Pune University. She has to her credit the reference book– Managerial Economics (Edition 2007 & 2011). She is a Certified Internal Auditor ISO 9001:2008. She has been in world of Management Studies for more than a decade & has strong willingness to transform the Industry with constructive & progressive pedagogy.
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Dr. Rajesh kumar Pandey - Associate Professor

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Pandey is an Assistant Professor at SSR IMR, Silvassa, and has completed Ph. D from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune in the faculty of Management. He is a B. Com (Hons) graduate (Year 2000-01 – Odisha), has also completed his MBA in Marketing & Finance (Year 2003-04 – Maharashtra) and PGDHRM from MIT, Pune. His domain expertise spans across wide range of academic interests like Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Strategy & Communication, Strategic HRM, Consumer Behaviour, Principles of Management & Sustainability etc.

He has a total of 13 Years of experience with good 6 years of Industrial Experience with varied Job profiles at reputed firms in ITeS sector like Datamatics Technologies at Mumbai, EXL Services & WNS at Pune with his last profile being an Operations Manager at WNS Global Services. Dr. Rajesh is in the field of Teaching for last 7 years (since 2009) and has participated in a 7 day FDP & presented Research Papers in State, National & International Conferences / Seminars with contributions to ISSN Journals & ISBN publications. He has to his credit ONE book with the theme of Women Empowerment & Entrepreneurial Avenues for Women. Also he has been Co-Editor for Edited Books published by SSR Publications. He has been editor to the E-bulletin & News Letter at IMR.

Dr. Rajesh has been a Freelance Soft skills trainer with his sessions experienced at Industry Associations and various network Institutions. He specialises in Trainings on Communication, Presentation Skills, Interview Techniques, Life Skills, Group Discussion essentials & other soft skills aspects. A sportsman at heart & on ground, a person with fair grasp on civic science & a public orator by passion, he has an aim to excel in the field of Management Education with virtue of openness to learning & sharing knowledge.


Mrs. Diksha Swaroop - Assistant Professor

Mrs Diksha Swaroop completed her PGDBM (HR) from Ishan Institute of Management & Technology, Delhi; she also has Master’s degree in Archeology (Gold Medalist) from Patna University. Mrs. Swaroop started her career at SSR IMR in the year 2009 as Lecturer and has total of 7 years of teaching experience.

She has generated inclination towards literary research and has to her credit ISBN publications. She has been co-editor to the In-house ISBN publication and also contributes her literary expertise to the IMR News Letter. Her teaching interests are Labour Law, Training & Development, Performance management System, Strategic Human Resource management, Personnel Administration, organizational development, Case studies and HRM. She has actively involved in Personality Development Programmes on various topics like Group Discussion, time management, relevance of management, team building etc.

She believes that education is about kindling the ability to think intensively and critically, igniting the passion for knowledge and fostering the desire to excel.


Mr. Bhada Mohd. Bilal - Assistant Professor

“Look in the Mirror: that’s your Competitor”

Mr. Mohd. Bilal A. Bhada, An Engineer by Education, Management Graduate by Choice and a Teacher by Profession has been associated with SSR IMR since its inception. Mr. Mohd. Bilal has completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering and Pursued Post Graduation in Management in Production & Materials Management and Human Resource Management-Dual. A NET qualified candidate; has a healthy experience of 6 Years in Educating and guiding Management Students.

He is actively involved in taking care of Subjects related to Research and Production & Operations. He has been also associated with Training & Development activities and has been a Trainer and participant to the Industry Association in the Region in and around Dadra and Nagar Haveli. He has gained inclination towards Research work and has ISSN & ISBN publications to his credit. He was adjudged as the Best Paper presenter at MIT, Pune National Conference held during Oct’2016. A Sports Person by heart, he thrives to learn and share new things.


Ms Natasha Lopes - Assistant Professor

Mrs. Natasha Nunes is an MBA in Financial Management from SSR Institute of Management and Research, Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University. She has qualified the NET for Asst. Professor in the field of Management in December 2012. She has 5 years of experience in the teaching field. She has been instrumental towards various PDP sessions at the Institute.

Her main areas of interest and specialization include Management Accounting, Managerial Economics, Financial Management, International Finance, Direct & Indirect Taxation, and Equity Research.


Mr. Amar Vangad - Assistant Professor

Mr. Amar Vangad is an M.B.A. (Financial Management) from SSR Institute of Management and Research, affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University formerly known as University of Pune. He also has NSE-NCFM (Financial Markets) and IRDA Licentiate certifications to his credit. He joined International Packaging Products Pvt. Ltd., Silvassa; (A group company of InterWrap Inc., Canada) in May, 2012 where he climbed the professional ladder from ‘Management Trainee’ to ‘Assistant Manager– Finance.

In his good THREE years of association with the manufacturing company in the area of Accounts & Finance, the key job responsibilities were: Corporate Banking, Trade Finance, Working Capital Management, Taxation, MIS, KPI’s for manufacturing & distribution, Transfer Pricing and Secretarial & Audit Accordance.

In pursuit to his inclination towards academics and literature he has been engaged as an ‘Assistant Professor’ at SSR Institute of Management and Research, from October 2015 and possesses ISSN & ISBN publications. His academic interest areas are: Accounting for Business Decisions, Financial Services, Corporate Finance, Banking, Financial Modelling and possesses expertise on MS Excel.



Non Teaching & Administrative Technical Staff

Somnath Bava - Librarian

Mr. Somnath Bava is a Commerce graduate from North Gujarat University, Patan and has completed M.L.I.Sc with first class distinction from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University Surat and has completed M.Phil in Library and Information Science with first class from S.P.University, Vallabh Vidhyanagar,Gujarat. He has qualified the UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Assistant Professor in the subject of Library and Information Science in December 2015 and also qualified the MSET (Maharashtra State Eligibility Test) and GSET (Gujarat State Eligibility Test) for Assistant Professor in the subject of Library and Information Science in December 2013.

He has broad experience of Eleven years as a Librarian at various Institutes of repute. He has created a Website named “” at his current service for SSR IMR. He is interested in Library automation, Library digitalization, and Create website and provides good Library services to the users. He is also working as Nodal officer of counselling and guidance cell at the Institute


Nikunj Bilakhia - LDC



Visiting Faculty

Mr. Rajesh Natkarni