Dr. V. Barla
Dr. V. Barla is B.Tech. from NIT Warangal, MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and LLB from Osmania University.
Dr. V. Barla has 22 years of industrial experience where he participated in creation of Terapak for Milk Packaging and Corrugated Packaging Development for Apple Packaging, while working with ITC Bhadrachalam Paperboards and International Paper Inc. USA (AP Paper Mills). This has also resulted in his writing of a master classic on “Paper for Printing and Packaging” which is acclaimed as the best book in India and in this segment.
World Bank/IFC team through Orient Paper, approved him for taking over as “Director – Marketing” for IFC Funded – Pan African Paper Mills collaborated by Government of Kenya and Birlas of India. After this assignment covering the countries in Africa, Egypt, Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai, he returned to India and thought of a mid-life career shift to academics and research since year 2004.
In academics, Dr. Barla submitted his research works to the Department of Business Management, Osmania University, Hyderabad where he was awarded an assessment certificate in the year 2009. He was awarded DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) for his doctoral research by Adam Smith University of America. Later, he did his LLB from Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Dr. Barla has published exemplary works in international and national journals, as the M.Phil. and Ph.D. research guide under Nagarjuna University, Guntur, AP, Alagappa University, IGNOU among others. Scholars registered under him have been awarded M.Phil. and Ph.D.
The Universal Peace Federation under the auspices of UNO have awarded Dr. Barla the international award “Ambassador of Peace” in education category. The Best Teacher Awards and Best Administrator Awards followed from the field level institutions.
Further, Dr. V. Barla headed the establishment of Sanvi PG College for Women at Hyderabad as the first Principal under Osmania University in 2009. His was Director of Indo-American Engineering College which was adjudged the best in coastal Andhra by the American Consulate, Hyderabad for visa awareness mission spearheaded by Dr. Barla. He was the Group Director at Sanskrithi Group of Institutions, AP. He is currently with MCC, Chennai on a special assignment of setting up a world-class B-School and has widely travelled in UK for collaborations from universities like Livepool Hope University, UK.
With all his rare achievements, Dr. Barla is a simple, down-to-earth and a 24x7 working professional with ageless body and timeless mind.