Dr. Ankur Chauhan

Position: Assistant Professor

Academic Area: Operations & Supply Chain Management

Email: ankur@iimbg.ac.in


Dr. Ankur Chauhan is an Assistant Professor in the area of Operations & Supply Chain Management. Previous to this, he worked as a faculty member in the School of Management Studies, NIT Calicut, Kerala. He earned his doctoral degree from Indian Institute of Management Rohtak, India. He holds an M. Tech in the area of industrial and production engineering from National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab. During his doctoral work, he developed a multi-criteria decision making based decision support framework for healthcare waste management in India. This framework is a significant contribution to theory and real-life problems.

Academic background:

  • D. (FPM), Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management Rohtak
  • Tech, Industrial & Production Engineering, Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
  • Tech, Mechanical Engineering, DIT Dehradun, Uttarakhand Technical University


  • School of Management Studies, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Kerala
  • Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida

Teaching Interests:

  • Production & Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Strategy & Technology Management
  • Healthcare Operations & Waste Management
  • Decision Models in Management
  • Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management
  • Total Quality Management
  • Business Statistics & Forecasting

Research Interests:

  • Healthcare Waste Management
  • Agri-food Waste Supply Chain Management
  • Electronic & Plastic Waste Management

Research Publication:

Peer Reviewed Journal Publication:

  • Chauhan, A., & Singh, A. (2016). A hybrid multi-criteria decision making method approach for selecting a sustainable location of healthcare waste disposal facility. Journal of Cleaner Production139, 1001-1010. (SCI listed)
  • Chauhan, A., Singh, A., & Jharkharia, S. (2018). An ISM and DEMATEL method approach for the Analysis of Barriers of Waste Recycling in India. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, Vol. 68 (2), 100-110. (SCI listed)
  • Chauhan, A., Mitra Debnath, R., Singh, A. (2018). Modelling the drivers of agri-food waste management in India. Benchmarking: An international journal, Vol. 25 (3), 1-15. (B Category, ABDC listed).
  • Chauhan, A., & Singh, A. (2016). Healthcare Waste Management: A State-of-the-Art Literature Review. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Vol. 18, No. 2, PP 120-144. (C-Category)
  • Chauhan, A., Singh, A., & Jharkharia, S. (2016). Healthcare Waste Management Practices' Identification and Evaluation to Rank Hospitals (Accepted for Publication in International Journal of Operational Research (IJOR). Vol (xx) No. (xx), PP (xxxx). (C-Category, ABDC listed)
  • Chauhan, A., & Singh, A. (2017). An ARIMA model for the forecasting of healthcare waste generation in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India. International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics8(4), 352-366. (C-Category, ABDC listed)
  • Chauhan, A., & Singh, A. (2017). Modelling the Drivers of Healthcare Waste Management: An Interpretive Structural Modelling approach, Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, Vol. 29 (3), 1-17. (C-Category)
  • Chauhan, A., & Kumar, P. (2018). Selection of a spouse for females using hybrid multi-criteria decision-making model in India. International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management (accepted for publication)
  • Trivedi, A., Chauhan, A., Singh, S. P., & Kaur, H. (2017). A multi-objective integer linear program to integrate supplier selection and order allocation with market demand in a supply chain. International Journal of Procurement Management, Vol. 10, No. 3.
  • Khatwani, G., Singh, S. P., Trivedi, A., & Chauhan, A. (2015). Fuzzy-TISM: A fuzzy extension of TISM for group decision making. Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, 16(1), 97-112.
  • Trivedi, A., Singh, A., & Chauhan, A. (2015). Analysis of key factors for waste management in humanitarian response: An interpretive structural modelling approach. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 14, 527-535. C category.

List of Communicated/Under review/Revised & resubmitted research papers

  • Selection of a healthcare waste disposal firm for hospitals using a hybrid model of DEMATEL and ANP methods Status: revising
  • Investigating the enablers of supply chain management for Agri-produce in India. Status: revising
  • A hybrid multi-criteria decision making model to evaluate the academic institutions based on the drivers of research productivity. Status: revising

List of Cases:

  1. Healthcare waste management for Mom’s Paradise” is a case which gives insights of current practices of healthcare waste management in India in a practical scenario. The case may help managers in honing their managerial and analytical skills in a practical situation. Additionally, it could be immensely useful for management researchers for learning the application of different research methods. Currently, this case is under review with Ivey Publishing.
  2. “Vyanjanam” A South-Indian food chain: Tackling the issues of a typical service system. This case highlights the vitality of imbibing service characteristics in service sector. It would help an instructor to conduct an effective classroom based learning for the designing of services. This case is currently under review with Asian Case Research Journal.

Magazine Articles

Green Wood: Do Indian Governments have solution for encapsulating air pollution in NCR region?” Published in IIM-R annual magazine.

Conference Presentation:

  • Developing multi-criteria based decision support framework for sustainable healthcare waste management in India, 17th international conference of Glogift society, organized by Delhi School of Management, DTU. Author: Ankur Chauhan
  • Identification of Barriers for Waste Recycling Units’ Establishment in India: A Theoretical Perspective, 5th IconSWM IISC Banglore. Authors: Ankur Chauhan, Amol Singh
  • Using fuzzy extension of hybrid MCDM techniques to evaluate smartphones on qualitative dimensions, Marcon, 2014. Authors: Ashish Trivedi, Ankur Chauhan, Vibha Trivedi

Working Paper:

  • An AHP and mixed integer Goal Programming approach for reverse logistics model formulation for healthcare waste collection and treatment at a waste disposal plant.
  • Identification and modelling the key success factors of healthcare waste supply chain.
  • reverse logistics model for healthcare waste collection at waste disposal facility
  • Internet of Things for smart waste disposal planning in smart cities of India.


Conducted a session on “Developing a business model” in a three days workshop 22nd – 24th January 2018, jointly organized by The National Institute for Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development (NIESBUD), Noida and Centre for Entrepreneurship and Family Business (CEFB), Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

Awards & Honours:

  • Best Faculty award for excellence in Research in PAN JAIPURIA faculty community of 100 plus faculty members for year 2017-18.
  • Won the 2nd position at district level in ShantiKunj Gyan Pariksha organized in Haridwar, 2001.