Former Vice Chancellor and Needonomist Professor Madan Mohan Goel (born on August 08,1956) possesses 40 years of teaching experience including 16 years as Professor specialized in economics of human resource development at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (KUK). He had administrative experience of 16 years in various capacities as Vice-Chancellor, JNU Jaipur , Director Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudur (RGNIYD- An Institution of National Importance) appointed by President of India, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Veer Kunwar Singh University Ara (State University of Bihar), Dean of Colleges & Social Sciences, Chairman, Dept. of Economics & Dept. of Journalism at KUK.
Professor Goel has international recognition. He was first ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) Chair Professor in South Korea at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul. He was bestowed upon the honour of ‘Ambassador for Peace recognition’ by the Universal Peace Federation. Adjunct Professor at School of Indic Studies, Institute of Advanced Sciences Dartmouth, USA. Professor Goel was conferred Rotary Foundation Award for international understanding in 1983 which provided him the opportunity to be India representative in USA, UK and Canada. He has also been in South Korea, Sri Lanka, Australia, Norway & Malaysia, Indonesia and Nepal.
At the National front, Professor Goel was honoured in 2018 with ‘Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Education Excellence Award’ by Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage Kolkata. NAAC, Bangalore has also utilized the services of Professor Goel as Chairperson/Member Coordinator Peer Team several times. He represented University Grants Commission (UGC) as its nominee in advisory committee DSA III SAP Dept. of Economics, Osmania University, Hyderabad during 2009-14. He was the member Board of Governors Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and National Service Scheme (NSS), Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (Government of India).
One of the distinct honours a Professor involved in research can have is the publication of the book ‘Economics- A Research journey with Professor M.M. Goel’ edited by Dr. Pradeep S. Chauhan and published by VK Global publications on retirement. His area of research is the Economics of Human Resource Development & Indian Economy. He has 415 publications including 05 books & 01 monograph+ 105 J+ 35 EB+209 PM+ 60 CP to his credit. He has successfully guided 22 PhD and 25 MPhil Scholars. He has completed two research projects. He has established his credentials in economic journalism and development communication.
Professor Goel has served as the Editor of KUK Research Journal of Arts and Humanities and Journal of Haryana Studies, in addition as the Chief Editor of “Kautilya”. He is on the editorial board of Finance India. He has drafted Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy of KUK as Nodal Officer IPR Cell. He enjoys the status of spiritual citizen as intellectual on www.speakingtree.in (with 134 blogs).
He is a recipient of two gold medals for standing first class first in MPhil (Economics) and PGDJMC.
He is a researcher, guide, orator, prolific writer and experienced in educational governance in universities under state, public and private sector.