Dr. Ashutosh Karnatak is an M. Tech from IIT Delhi, an MBA in Finance and a Ph.D. from University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, Dr. Karnatak is presently pursuing Post-Doctorate in Business Administration on ‘Organizational Maturity in Project Management’. He is a multi-talented personality who has developed innovative techniques and authored books on varied subjects. He did his B Tech in Electrical Engineering from HBTI, Kanpur. He is also designate Director (Projects), Since March 1st , 2014 He has rich experience of more than 37 years in managing large scale infrastructure Projects from Conceptualization to Closure. Expertise in Contract Management, Conflict resolution, Negotiation & innovative Project monitoring techniques. Affiliated with various National and International Associations. Authored books/ Articles on Project Management, Oil & Gas and Self-development. He has authored books on oil and gas sector (Asian Gas Grid – A critical analysis of its feasibility), Project Management (Project Management of Hydrocarbon Pipelines – A Journey) and self-development (Yes! You Can; Words Have Power). He is the proponent of the movement called PI-CI-PI (“Positive India – Projectised India – Competent India”). He has developed an innovative Project Monitoring and Controlling technique called ‘Arjuna – (MC4E2)e’, and capability building model named ‘BeDoPe’. Besides this, he has avid interest in astrology and is engaged in a number of social and developmental initiatives. He is an ardent believer of Positive thinking and believes that Positive thinking is the most desired ingredient for Progress, Prosperity & Peace. He strongly believes in social responsibility and all round development of the community and society through sustainable efforts in education, environment, health and resource conservation.