“Do your duty and don’t look for rewards” – Bhagavad-Gita
I was shocked to hear the passing away of N.J.Yasaswy on October 08, 2011 who is popularly called NJY within the ICFAI circles. He founded ICFAI and taught to the world how the business of education can be run in an organized way. Although he was a busy person he replied to my each mail and congratulated about my international publications in Emerald and when I presided as a panel judge for Global Leadership Awards – 2011 Malaysia recently.
NJY had excellent academic track record and a first rank holder from Andhra University during his graduation (B.Com). He worked as a faculty member in Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) and also as a visiting faculty for IIM Ahmadabad. He later founded ICFAI along with other board members providing quality education to students and employment opportunities for many people. However, during recession ICFAI underwent lot of restructuring resulting into shedding excess flab. Currently it has various business schools, of which, IBS, Hyderabad is the triumph card which is a deemed university. Although ICFAI lost its backbone due to the passing away of NJY, it will overcome the vacuum as it is a professionally run institution. However it is difficult to fill the vacuum created due to his death.
I pay my heartfelt condolences over the passing away of this academic leader who became a source of inspiration not only for academicians but also for entrepreneurs.
Founder, MSR Leadership Consultants, India
Where Knowledge is Wealth
I would appreciate your comments about this article.
© 2011 MSR Leadership Consultants India. All Rights Reserved.
This is an educational blog for free sharing of knowledge, not for commercial use. Please don't cut articles from my blog and redistribute by email or post to the web. The use of this material is free provided copyright is acknowledged and reference or link is made to the Blog http://profmsr.blogspot.com This material may not be sold, or published in any form, or used in the provision of business services to a third party without permission.