D. K. Taknet

Region of Interest

South Asia

Primary Country of Residence





International Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship



Mailing Address

1, Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Jhalana Institutional Area
Jaipur - 302004

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phone: +91-141-2620111

Alternative e-mail: : info@iimejaipur.com

Countries of Specialization



Earned his M.Phil from Department of Business Administration, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Rajasthan on his published book ‘Industrial Entrepreneurship of Shekhawati Marwaris’.

Research Interests

He has completed many critical and creative research studies and has been awarded scholarships and fellowships by several premier institutions like the University Grants Commission, New Delhi and the Indian Council of Social Sciences Research, Ministry of Human Resource, Govt. of India, New Delhi. He has made business documentaries on many industrialists and Indian business houses and recorded more than a thousand interviews with eminent corporates and top executives of the country and abroad. In addition, he wrote extensively for the national and international print media. Being a business historian, Dr Taknet enjoys good rapport with Indian corporates. He has served in an honorary capacity at several senior managerial positions and also assisted the Government of Rajasthan in organizing conferences on non-resident Indians and Rajasthanis.

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Teaching Interests

Honorary Director of the International Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India


His research articles, more than 50, have been published in the leading newspapers, magazines and journals in India and abroad. Dr. Taknet has
travelled extensively in Europe, France, USA, Canada, the former USSR countries and the Far-East and had participated in several international
seminars, conferences, symposia etc. and presented 15 research papers.

He has authored five widely appreciated and award winning books such as:
Industrial Entrepreneurship of Shekhawati Marwaris, 2010 (orig. pub. in 1986)
Marwari Samaj, 2010 (orig. pub. in 1989)
Marwari Samaj Aur Braj Mohan Birla, 2012 (orig. pub. 1993)
B.M. Birla - A Great Visionary, 2013 (orig. pub. in 1996)
The Heritage of Indian Tea, 2012 (orig. pub. in 2002)
Jaipur: Gem of India, 2013


entrepreneurship ; human resources ; corporate image