Prof K Trivikram Rao

Prof K Trivikram Rao



Dr.K.Trivikram holds an MA and Ph.D in Economics, is a senior faculty member at the Institute of Public Enterprise. With close to four decades of experience, he has designed and conducted a number of Management Development Programmes for Central and State Level Public Enterprises for Senior and Middle Level Executives, Civil Servants and Corporate Executives and has recently coordinated International Conference in partnership with CESS on Inclusive Development. He is also the Ph.D Supervisor for the Research Scholars registered at Osmania University and Madras University. He has published research articles and working papers and his upcoming co-authored book on “Higher Education, Employment and Development & by Routledge in the year 2021 is in the offing. Besides he has  published co-authored books on “Annotated Bibliography on State-Owned Enterprises/Public Enterprises,”Volume-I&II  and also on “The Global Financial Crisis : Challenges and Opportunities” which received excellent appreciation in the book review section of The Financial Express by Dr. Madan Sabnavis, Chief Economist, Care Ratings Ltd. He has also brought out co-authored books on “Skill Development Programme” and “Special Employment Programmes in Andhra Pradesh''.He is the Editor of the Journal of Institute of Public Enterprise, besides Founder Editor of  the “Journal of Economic Policy and Research” and “IPE Journal of Management”. He was formerly the Programme Director of M.B.A (P.E) for the practicing senior executives for nearly a decade and also  the  Programme Coordinator for the 15 month Exec.PGDM programme. Besides he was the Programme Coordinator  and Advisor for the  two-year PGDM programme. His areas of interest include Public Enterprise Policy, Business Environment, Corporate Governance and Business Ethics and Infrastructure Management.

Academic Area and Degrees

  • Academic Area:Economics
  • Degrees:M.A., Ph.D.

Course Training and Teaching

  • Public Enterprise Policy

  • Public Enterprise abroad

  • Business Environment

  • Privatisation and Regulation of Business

  • Government and Business

  • Corporate Governance and Ethics

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

Research Projects

  • Carried out assignments relating to the areas for both national and international client organizations and has complete client acceptance. They include studies pertaining to public systems, public sector policy, case research, and rural development.


Major Assignments Role &  Responsibilities Client
2013 – 2015 Minorities in India: A Socio-Economic Study Co-InvestigatorIndian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi. Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.
Entrepreneurship and Skill Development (ESDP)


Programmes for training rural youth on Entrepreneurship and Skill Development for 2012 and 2013, by ni-MSME

Involved as a consultant with a team, responsible for data collection and supervising successful execution of these programmes in rural areas. National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (ni-  msme)
Appraisal Report of NGOs for Monitoring in 29 Municipalities in  Andhra Pradesh Project Coordinator with overall responsibility in terms of survey, analysis, report writing, conducting of training programmes for NGOs, Municipal Officials and Political Functionaries D.F.I.D
Social Safety Net of West Bengal SLPEs Team Member D.F.I.D
Annotated Bibliography on Public Enterprises in India Team Leader Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
Validation of not covered Rural Habitation identified during 1991-93 of Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Drinking Water in Andhra Pradesh Project Coordinator with overall responsibility. Ministry of Rural Areas & Employment,
Government of India.
Skill Development Programme under Special Employment Schemes in A.P. Project Coordinator with independent responsibility Commissioner of Special Employment Schemes.Government of Andhra Pradesh
Concurrent Evaluation of Integrated Rural Development Programme   Vth Round. Project Coordinator with overall responsibility in terms of survey, analysis, report writing Ministry of Rural Areas & Employment,
Government of India.
Industrial incentives for promotion of Industries in Andhra Pradesh Team Member Government of A.P.
Report on Functioning of Substation Committees in Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board. Team Member Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board
Report on studying and suggesting norms of work-load in various  wings of APSEB Team Member Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board
Management Information System for Special Employment Programme in Andhra Pradesh. Project Coordinator Commissioner of Special Employment Schemes.
Government of Andhra Pradesh
Fare Structure in Andhra Pradesh of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation Team Leader A.P. State Road Transport Corporation
Evaluation Study of Gramodaya in Two Selected Districts of Andhra Pradesh Team Leader Government of Andhra Pradesh
Self-Employment Generated under Industry, Service and Business Sector in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh Team Member Government of Andhra Pradesh
Power Shortage and its Management in India Team Member with independent responsibilities World Bank
A.P. State textile
Development Corporation – A study
Team Member Department  of Industries,
Government of Andhra Pradesh
Evaluation Study of Special Employment Schemes in Andhra Pradesh Team Leader with independent responsibilities Government of Andhra Pradesh
Restructuring of SLPEs in Andhra Pradesh. Rapporteur for technical sessions of the proceedings of the Workshop. Indo-British Workshop
Study of Rural Drinking Water Supply in Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Orissa. Team Member with independent Responsibilities preparing state-wise reports. Rural Electrification Corporation,


Government of India

Report of Electricity Consumption Bill Payment System in Twin Cities of Andhra Pradesh Provided Research support in terms of data collection data analysis A.P. State Electricity Board

Ph.D. Supervisor

Name of the Research Scholar Title of the Thesis Year of Award of Ph.D University /Institute who has awarded the degree
S.Sangeetha Innovation Technology and Economic Growth: A Study with    Reference to Startupreneurs, On going University of Madras
Ms. Seema Ghosh Women Empowerment and Entrepreneurship The role of SelfHelp Groups in Medak Districts of A.P 2018 Osmania University
Ms. A. Neeta Effectiveness of Corporate Governance in Commercial Banks in India 2018 Osmania University
Ms. Shilpa Roy Employee Disengagement- A Diagnostic Study of Select Organisations 2018 Osmania University
Ms.Honey Gupta Public Expenditure for Economic Growth: Econometric Models for Developing Countries Department of Applied Business Economics 2017 Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University)Dayalbagh, Agra
Ms.Ramanchi Radhika Lending by Cooperative banks to Priority Sector in Ranga Reddy District, Andhra Pradesh 2011 Osmania University

Featured work and Publications (Select List)


  • Co-authored book on Higher Education, Employment and Development, Routledge, Forthcoming, 2021
  • Annotated Bibliography on State-Owned Enterprises/Public Enterprises, Academic Foundation, (Vol-1) 2019
  • Annotated Bibliography on State-Owned Enterprises/Public Enterprises, Academic Foundation, (Vol-2) 2019.
  • Global Financial Crisis: Causes, Consequences and Challenges, Academic Foundation, 2012.
  • Special Employment Schemes in Andhra Pradesh(Excel Books) 2011
  • Skill Development Programme under Special Employment Scheme

Papers -Select List

  • Covid-19 : The Pandemic Lessons between Lives and Livelihood :The Indian Scenario,published in the Book titled “The New Normal Reinventing Professional Life and Familial Bonding in the Post Covid -19 Era” brought out by Bloomsbury in 2021.
  • Corporate Reforms in Uncertain Times: Some Post- Pandemic Reflections in the Indian Scenario, K. Trivikram & S.Sreenivas Murthy, The Journal of Institute of Public Enterprise, July – December 2020.
  • From Investment to Disinvestment – A Case of Maruti Udyog Limited, The Journal of Institute of Public Enterprise, Vol. 30 No. 3& 4, 2016
  • The Impact of Global Financial Meltdown on India’s Macro-Economic Variables” by Dr.R.K.Mishra, Dr.K.Trivikram published in an edited book titled Global Financial Crisis : Causes, Consequences and Challenges by Dr.R.K.Mishra & Dr.K.Trivikram.2012.
  • Public-Private Partnerships in Higher Education: The Indian Perspective” by Dr.K.Trivikram, et al.Published Proceedings titled “Facets for Quality in Higher Education” edited by Dr.Mrudulay Sahay and Dr.R.K.Mishra. 2011.
  • Four Decades of Research on Econometric Modeling of Commodities – Past Evidence and Future Directions” by Dr.K.Trivikram & Srinivas Kolluru in Journal of Economic Policy and Research Vol. 6, No. 1, October 2010-March 2011.
  • India Post : From Tradition to Transition – A Post – Liberalization Scenario The Journal of Institute of Public Enterprise Vol. 28, No. 1 & 2, 2005
  • Air – India Disinvestment – Myth and Reality The Journal of Institute of Public Enterprise Vol. 27, No. 3 & 4, 2004.
  • Training of Indian Administrative Personnel – An Institutional Experience – Indian Institute of Public Administration, Vol. XXIV, No.3, 1988.
  • Scooters India to go Private, Indian Journal of Public Enterprise, Vol. 3 No. 5, 1988.
  • Supervisory Impact on Public Enterprise – in Sankar et al (1989) Public Enterprise Policy in India and U.K. in 1980.
  • Functioning of Internal Audit in Power Utility in Andhra Pradesh, RD Working Paper Series – 2001, Working Paper 7. Research Division, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad.
  • Deregulating Telecom: Some Reflections, The Journal of Institute of Public Enterprise ,Vol. 24, No. 3 &4, 1998.

International Conference

  • IPE organized a two-day international conference on “Economic Development: Role of Higher Education Institutions in Employment at IPE Shamirpet campus, Hyderabad during December 10th & 11th, 2019. The conference was coordinated by Prof. R.K. Mishra, Dr. Sandeep Kumar Kujur and Dr. K. Trivikram.

    Coordinated International Conference in partnership with CESS on Inclusive Development in 2018

    The conference was designed to discuss and deliberate on issues related to higher education, skill, employment, and economic development through five major technical sessions. The conference had hosted about 30 national and international delegates from academics, think-tanks, and the governments. The inaugural session of the conference was graced by prominent academic personalities from India and abroad.

    • Participated in the International Conference on “SME Lending for Bankers” Ljubljana, Slovenia between 22-25, May, 2007.
    • Chaired a session on “H.R. Development and Enhance Training Methodology” in the International Conference at Ljubljana, Slovenia on 25-05-2007.
    • Participated in the  Second Asia’s Best B-School Awards being held at Singapore on 22- 07- 2011.