Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML) director Ajit Prasad dies today following a massive heart attack. He was admitted in Midland hospital on October 14 due to heart attack and was later shifted to SGPGI, Lucknow’s ICU. Before joining the IIM as Director in 2015, the professor taught in the SP Jain Institute of Management Studies.
A spokesperson of SGPGIMS said, “Director of IIM-Lucknow Prof Ajit Prasad passed away today at 3.30 pm in post-op ICU of SGPGI due to heart failure. He was on ventilator since the time he was admitted”
An expert on strategic management and corporate social responsibility, Prasad has also worked with the IIM-Raipur and Delhi University.
He has also authored a dictionary on strategic management. Apart from bringing on the academic governing board of Milano Polytechnique at Milan in Italy, Prasad was also appointed as the independent director of Board of Power Finance Corporation in 2010.