Dr. M.V.Durga Prasad did Ph. D in the area of Game theory and Operations Research from the Indian Institute of Technology after obtaining a Masters degree in Mathematics with a specialization in Operations Research and Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He had worked in diversified institutions viz Engineering, Science and Management institutions. He had also done research in diversified areas. During the last 7 years, he worked in the area of agricultural marketing with specialized in supply chain management. He Introduced courses on Game Theory for rural business and Supply Chain Management on agriculture for PGDRM students at IRMA. Developed an automated web-based pricing model for agricultural marketing at APMC’s to bring transparency and accountability. He developed an automated innovative pricing simulation game for PGDRM students at IRMA. He was a part of the team for establishing an incubation centre for social entrepreneurship with a DST grant of Rs 500 lakhs for five years at IRMA.