Pushpesh Kumar Pant

A Padma Shri awardee in 2016, Shri Pushpesh Pant is a noted Indian academic, food critic, and historian. Formerly a Professor of International Relations at Jawaharlal Nehru University and the Course Director at the IFS Institute, he has served on the Executive and Academic Councils of various Universities and is currently a Professor and the Dean of Law School at The NorthCap University, Gurgaon. Professor Pant has over 42 years of teaching experience, has guided over 25 PhD and MPhil scholars, and has published over a dozen books on food, travel, and tourism.