Dr Kavita Gupta

Dr. Kavita Gupta

Associate Professor, School of Entrepreneurship

Dr. Kavita Gupta is a management professional, trainer & an academician. Her forte is heritage entrepreneurship.  She has 20 years of rich and diverse cross-sectoral experience in Social Projects, Retail, Higher Education, Professional Training, and Institutional Networking.

As an academician, she has taught at premier institutions like Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi; G.B. Pant Social Science Institute, Prayagraj etc. to name a few. She has also imparted crucial capacity building and training modules for Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, EDII, and at national Faculty Development programmes.  Her fervour for projects at grassroots level has led her to contribute meaningfully to projects for UNDP, Chakshu Inc., and INTACH.

Her doctoral research is in the domain of Entrepreneurship and Knowledge Management which was skilfully used to mentor on various platforms like Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, and NEN, Wadhwani Foundation. She is the founder of DusDishaa, an initiative to foster heritage and culture appreciation through walks, events and workshops.

Academic Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. (Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Management) UPRTOU – Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University (2016)
  2. B. Ed, IGNOU (2002)
  3. MBA (HR), Purvanchal University (1992)
  4. BA (Psychology, Economics, Political Science), Lucknow University (1989)

Professional Affiliations:

  1. Assistant Faculty, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar
  2. Founder, DusDishaa
  3. Store In-charge, Fabindia Overseas Limited
  4. Visiting Faculty, MBA (Rural Development), GB Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad
  5. Visiting Faculty, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Banaras Hindu University
  6. Program Secretary and Member, INTACH (Allahabad Chapter)
  7. Consultant, UNDP
  8. Project Co-ordinator (India), Chakshu Inc.
  9. Commercial Executive, Vindhya Telelinks
  10. Research Assistant, IIM Lucknow

Research Interests:

Social and Heritage  Entrepreneurship, Green Entrepreneurship, Development Communication, Organizational Behaviour


  1. http://www.icmai-rnj.in/index.php/rb/article/view/107070
  2. http://library.ediindia.ac.in:8181/xmlui/handle/123456789a5990
  3. http://library.ediindia.ac.in:8181/jspui/handle/123456789/2316
  4. http://library.ediindia.ac.in:8181/jspui/handle/123456789/2318
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