Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Mr. Asoke Ghosh, Chairman and Managing Director 
PHI Learning awarded 
Simon Master Chairman's Award 
given for excellence in global publishing

We take pride in sharing news of another award for our Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. Asoke Ghosh,the Simon Master Chairman's Award which was conferred on him at the London Book Fair on Tuesday, 10th April 2018 for his contribution and impact on global publishing.

With this award he joins the list of the such previous awardees as
  • His Highness Dr. Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohamad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, 2017
  • Ernest Hecht, British Publisher, producer and Philanthropist who founded Souvenir Press Ltd., 2016
  • China Publishing Group, 2015

Monday, 9 April 2018


It’s a moment of pride and great honour for PHI Learning that its Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. Asoke K. Ghosh, has been conferred an honorary title of President Emeritus by the Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP). This prestigious title has been awarded to Mr. Ghosh on joint proposal and recommendation of the members of FIP to acknowledge his services and contribution to the Federation and the publishing sector as a whole.
As a key founder member and the Past President of FIP, Mr. Ghosh has fulfilled his responsibilities and duties conscientiously, which has been appreciably recognized by the Federation from time to time. For his selfless contribution towards education and book publishing industry, the Federation conferred on him the Life Time Achievement Award in 2012, besides innumerable prestigious awards and laurels including Most Distinguished Publisher Award and Saraswati Samman.

Mr. Ghosh is the first Asian to become the Vice President of International Publishers Association (IPA). In 1991, IPA bestowed on him Outstanding Leadership Award. He was Instrumental in bringing the 24th IPA Congress to New Delhi in 1992 for the first time, and played a major role in organizing and successfully leading 32nd IPA Congress in February 2018. It was largely due to Mr. Ghosh’s effort that Delhi was declared World Book Capital for the year 2003 by UNESCO, and today Indian publishing has emerged as a significant market among the leading players at the global platform.

Monday, 2 April 2018

Know the Author

Prof. R. Narayanaswamy, Business Today named him among the best business school professors.

PHILearning book written by Prof. Narayanaswamy


R. NARAYANASWAMY (PhD, UNSW, Sydney) is Professor of Finance and Control at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Visiting Fellow at Manchester Business School and Osaka University. He is a Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and Company Secretary and holds the ICAI’s Diploma in Management Accountancy.

He published in national and international journals, including Accounting Horizons, The British Accounting Review, The International Journal of Accounting, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, The Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, Research in Accounting Regulation and Accountancy. He contributed a chapter on India in Globalisation of Accounting Standards published by Edward Elgar Publishing, UK., He has served on the board and audit committee of Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited and Bank of Baroda and on the ICAI’s Accounting Standards Board and the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board. 


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