Faculty Profile

Riken S Shah

Assistant Faculty
Academic Qualification

M.B.A. (Finance) , B.E. (Mech.), Ph.D. (pursuing in Management)

Professional Qualification


Areas of Specialization

Cluster Development, BDS market development, Lean Manufacturing, Value Stream Mapping

Courses taught/projects handled
  • Industrial Cluster Development for

    • Pharma Machinery Manufacturing Cluster, Ahmedabad

    • Gold Jwellery Manufacturing Cluster, Rajkot

    • Castings & Forging Cluster, Vadodara

    • Rice Mill Cluster, Tarapur-Anand

    • Engineering Cluster, Bilimora-Navsari

    • Steel re-rolling Mill Cluster, Bhavnagar

    • Hume Pipe Manufacturing Cluster, Bodeli

      Engineering Cluster, Rajkot

  • Implementing BDS Market Development in Dyes & Chemical Cluster at Ahmedabad.
  • Implementing YES Bank's CSR project "Say YES to Sustainable MSMEs in India" at Rajkot Location. 

Possesses over 11 years of industrial experience in project planning and implementation, wih special reference to MSMEs. Specialises in cluster development, BDS market development, value-chain analysis and lean manufacturing. He is empanelled with the National Productivity Council as a Lean Manufacturing Consultant. He has worked for the project Implementing Business Development Services in Dyes & Chemicals cluster at Ahmedabad, supported by World Bank, DFID and SIDBI. He is currently associated with cluster development projects in engineering, hume pipe manufacturing, steel re-rolling and rice mills.

  • As a co-author with Shri K K Shaw (Faculty EDII), a paper presented and published on “Challenges for introducing innovations in an industrial cluster manufacturing Gold & Silver Jewelleries” during 10 th Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship in 2013 at EDI of India, Gandhinagar.
  • An article published on “Electropolishing – An Innovation” in an official publication of Indian Pharma Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPMMA) , PHARMA PRO&PACK, Vol 2, Issue 4, Oct.-Dec. 2012.

10 th Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship in 2013 at EDI of India, Gandhinagar.


Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

(Via Ahmedabad Airport & Indira Bridge), P.O. Bhat 382 428, Dist. Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.


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