Heartfelt Condolences To Professor Gurudutt Sardana
(Jul 1938- Oct 2016 )
Professor Gurudutt Sardana was born in Dera Baba Gazi Khan(now part of Pakistan). During partition his family shifted to the state of Punjab where his schooling was done in Jhajjar . He matriculated in first division from Punjab University in 1953 and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the same University in 1961 in first division. He obtained Ph.D degree from Delhi University in 1988. He started his career in heavy Electrical Limited Bhopal (now part of BHEL) in 1961, where he continued for 8 years . In 1969, he joined Asia Brown Bovari(now Hindustan Brown Bovari) and continued there for long 19 years. He left the job to assume higher responsibility in Singer India Ltd. as Executive Director from where he shifted to USHA Rectifiers, Bhimtal as the CEO. He got a board position in 1990 in Precision Stamping where he continued till 2003. Post- retirement from industry, he joined Amity Business School as Professor where he continued till 2005, changing over to the Institute Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad where he served till 2009. He joined Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) on 22nd December 2010 and continued here till his last breath. In BIMTECH, his contribution was enormous. With his support BIMTECH has organized Five successful International Conferences on Management Cases (ICMC) in collaboration with George Mason University ,Schar School of Policy and Government, Arlington, Virginia (USA) . He was editor of South India Journal of cases which is one of the top 10 journals of Sage Publications in India.