Director, Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli-620 024
Phone: +91-431-2505049 | Mobile: +91-9871118665
Dr. Bhimaraya Metri is Director at IIM Tiruchirappalli. Prior to this, he was Dean at L&T Institute of Project Management at Vadodara. He also served as a Professor & Dean at MDI Gurgaon, IMI, New Delhi and an In-charge, Ph.D. Programmes at BITS Pilani. Dr. Metri has rich academic administrative experience. An authority in the field of quality, project management and SCM, Dr. Metri has published over 100 research articles. He is also co-authored six books. He is on the editorial advisory boards of national and international journals. Dr. Metri has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, training, research and consulting.
Dr. Metri served as a member of various National and International Committees. He served as Member, UKIERI (UK-India Education Research Initiative) Panel, Chairman COSA 2012, Member ABMC Accreditation Panel (Osaka, Japan) and Eurasia-Pacific Uninet (EPU) plenary meeting (Shanghai, China). Metri worked as a member of the Committees of AICTE, NBA, AIU (Association of Indian Universities) , IGNOU(Indira Gandhi National Open University) , Trade Committee, Ministry of Labour (Govt. of India), Team Member of Principal Technical Agency (PTA) for PMGSY Projects, and State Electricity Advisory Committee member of Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC), Uttarakhand.
Currently, Dr. Metri is the Chairman of Resource Management Sectional Committee (MSD12) of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) New Delhi. Also, Dr. Metri is Convener, panel on Project, Programme and Portfolio Management, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), New Delhi for coordinating with ISO/TC 258, Member, ISO/TC258WG2. He is the Principal member of MSD 4 Committee and Convener, panel on Project Management IS:14580, BIS, New Delhi. He is also member, Board of Studies Indian Institute of Materials Management and also expert Committee member of Indian Institute of infrastructure and Construction (IIIC), Govt of Kerala.
Dr. Metri has trained more than 600 Directors, Deans, Principals and HODs of leading Engineering Institutes including NITs under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP- World Bank assisted Project) of National Project Implementation Unit (NPIU) - a unit of MHRD to improve the quality of technical education in the country. Dr. Metri is deeply involved with executive education including international training with a wide range of organizations including leading organizations of government, public sector (Maharatna & Navaratna companies) and private sector. He has trained senior executives of several leading organizations including ONGC, PSEB, BEL, Sona Koyo, BHEL, NRPC (Northern State Electricity Transmission Companies) Chief Engineers & IAS Officers, NTPC, RBI, Fortis, Jindal Stainless Steel Ltd, PGCIL, NHPC, HCL, PNB, CIDC, ABB, L&T, Nestle, DCM Shriram, Cairn Energy, DOAE (Department of Atomic Energy) Officers, Army Officers, ITEC Officers (Ministry of External Affairs) from 30 plus countries, Afghanistan Government Officers, New Holland Fiat, Ministry of health & family welfare.
Dr. Metri provided consulting to various organizations including NTPC, Railway Land Development Authority (Indian Railway) Army Ordinance Corps (AOC), Ministry of Defence, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) etc.
Dr. Metri has visited more than 25 countries and large number of overseas Business Schools/Universities such as Fudan University, Shanghai (China); Antwerp University, Antwerp (Belgium); ESCP-Europe, Paris (France), Berlin(Germany), Madrid (Spain) and London(UK) campuses; Northwest A & F University Yangling (China), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt (Germany); Vienna University Economics and Business, Vienna(Austria); Energy Delta Institute Groningen(Netherlands); University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (UK); Delft University of Technology (Netherlands); Nyenrode Business University-Business school in Breukelen (Netherlands) and CUHK Business School, Chinese University of Hong Kong etc. Dr. Metri taught Supply Chain Management course at for Mauritius Business Leaders as a Visiting faculty of ESSEC B. School Paris. Dr. Metri has vast experience of National Accreditation-NBA & International Accreditations-SAQS, AMBA and EQUIS. Dr. Metri was invited as keynote Speaker for the Pan African PMC held Cameroon during May 2017..
Dr. Metri led a successful national and international Accreditation & Re-accreditation, led a Curriculum Review Committee that undertook a major overhaul of the PGDM programmes, enhanced the physical and knowledge infrastructure and increased the strength of PGDM programmes.
Dr. Metri received his Ph.D from IIT Powai, Mumbai. Dr. Metri is the member of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) USA and Institute of Supply Management (ISM) USA. Dr. Metri was on the Board of Directors of DSI and is the first Indian elected as the Vice President (Asia Pacific Division), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Houston, Texas, USA.
Recently, Dr. Metri is awarded with the esteemed “Prerana Puraskar” Award by the Government College of Engineering, Karad for his exemplary service in the field of his expertise in February 2018.
Under his able leadership, IIMT received “TOP INSTITUTE OF INDIA” award by Competition Success Review on 22nd April 2018. Also, Dr. Metri, received the “Top Director” award during this event.