About Us

Name : Dr. V. Raveendra Saradhi

Function : Professor

Email : rsaradhi@iift.edu


Fellow, IIM Ahmedabad.

Areas of Interest / Specialization

International Trade and Finance, Financial Management, International Financial Management, Accounting

Work Experience

  1. Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. October 2008 to present.
  2. Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. May 2003 to October 2008.
  3. Academic Associate, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Finance & Accounting Area, Sep.94 - June96

Executive Development Programmes

Sessions on various issues of financial management conducted across several programmes of institute. In addition to above, independently conducted following MDP’s for professionals and executives from industry

·         Currency Values and the Management of Currency Risk

·         International Finance Concepts and Strategies

·         Foreign Exchange and Trade Finance Management

·         Finance of Non-Finance Executives

·         Impact of WTO on MMTC with special emphasis on Agri-Products” for MMTC officials,

·         Export Management to Coir exporters,

·         MDP on spreadsheet modelling for finance executives for NTPC.


  • Symss, J. V. Raveendra Saradhi and Nehra, P. (2018) ‘Determinants of Non-Performing Assets in Indian Banking Sector’, The Management Accountant, 53(7): 91-98. July, 2018   http://icmai.in/upload/Institute/Journal/Journal_July_2018.pdf   
  • Jain, V. and Wali, O.P. V. Raveendra Saradhi , (2018) 'Information Technology Service Management [ITSM] Research: A Literature Review of Practices, Solutions and Measurement', Asian Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 7(1): 79-86. June 2018 http://www.trp.org.in/issues/information-technology-service-management-itsm-research-a-literature- review-of-practices-solutions-and-measurement  
  • Goel, S. and V. Raveendra Saradhi  (2015) 'Capital Flow Components and the Real Exchange Rate: Implications for India', International Journal of Business and Economics, 14(2): 179-194. December, 2015   http://search.proquest.com/business/docview/1756087535/fulltextPDF/141C5BC8F4A346F0PQ/1?accountid=33465  
  • V. Raveendra Saradhi and Goel, S. (2014) 'An Empirical Analysis of the Relationship Between Capital Flows and the Real Exchange Rate in India', International Journal of Applied Management and Technology, 13(1): 64–81.  August, 2014.   http://scholarworks.waldenu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1114&context=ijamt 
  • Dholakia, H. Ravindra and V. Raveendra Saradhi, "Exchange Rate Pass-through and Volatility: Impact on Indian Foreign Trade", Economic and Political Weekly, November 18, 2000.  https://www.jstor.org/stable/4409977?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents
  • Management Audit in Hospitals, Indian Journal of Commerce, Vol. XLVIII part IV No.
    181 Dec.1994. (Co-authored)

Consultancy/Research Projects

Major 11 projects completed, based on the requirements from various departments/ministries and other bodies as team member/project leader, Details as under:

  1. Study on India's Imports from China, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Ongoing project
  2. Study of Coir Exports Sustainability in the context of Coir Fibre Scarcity for Exporters, for Coir Board, 2016.   
  3. Study for developing suitable criteria to monitor reasonable correlation between implementation of infrastructure projects under Central Component of ASIDE Scheme and increase export from projects, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, 2015.    
  4. Managing India’s Trade Deficit with Large Trading Partners: Lessons and Prospects (Under Trade and Investment Work Stream of the Knowledge Partnership), DFID – IPE Global, 2014.      
  5. Study on The Destination Specific Elasticity of Demand for Top 10 Commodity Groups Exported to Top 10 Countries, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, 2013 – member
  6. Project Survey Report on Indian Accountancy Sector – Potential to become Global Hub, with PricewaterhouseCoopers. 2012-13 –Project Leader from IIFT
  7. “Sustainability of Handicraft cluster under AHVY scheme” for DC, Handicrafts. 2011 – member
  8. “Export market potential of NWFP from Chhattisgarh” for CGMFP Federation 2010 – Project Leader
  9. “Market Study of Indian Coir Products in the European Markets” for Coir Board. 2009-10. Project Leader
  10. Associated with RITES Ltd in the area of Transport Demand Projects for the project on “Total Transport System on Traffic Flows, Model Costs of Railways, Highways, Airways and Coastal Shipping” for the Planning Commission of India. 2009.
  11. “Feasibility of PTA with SACU” for Ministry of Commerce. 2008 Project leader
  12. “Research report on feasibility of entering into export – import business by FCI” 2005 Member

Professional / Academic Affiliations

  • Visiting Faculty, National Institute of Agricultural Marketing, Jaipur.
  • Visiting Faculty, Indian Institute of Management, Indore. Dec 02-Feb 03.
  • Visiting Faculty, MANAGE, Hyderabad. Feb 03.

International Exposures

  • Italy, Netherlands and Germany, Interaction as a project member for coirboard project, exploring the export possibilities 2010
  • Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Trainer for the executive education programme- “Foreign Exchange and Trade Finance Management” 2009
  • Visited University of East Anglia, City College, Nowich, Tower Hamlet College, London as a part of UKIERI Programme (UK India Educational and Research Initiative).
  • Institute of Financial Management, Dar-es-Salam, Tanzania as Visiting Faculty, Taught courses in finance in the MBA programme offered jointly by the IFM and IIFT. 2006 & 2009
  • Togo, Capacity Development Programme in International Business, Trainer for the executive education programme,August 2013