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CA. Haresh Kothari is a Professor and Centre Director - Centre For Economics & Finance at Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI).

He is a Fellow Member (FCA) of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi. He holds M.Com., B.Com., LL.B. from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, and Ph.D. Scholar from GLS University, Ahmedabad. He has been an industry professional, consulting CA, and an accomplished academician with total work experience of more than 28 years.

At ASCI, as a Centre Director & Professor, CA Haresh Kothari is working on Consulting Projects and Management Development Programs for clients. He is also engaged in curriculum designing and teaching courses in PGDM Program (AICTE Approved) of ASCI at Hyderabad.

Prior to joining Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), in academia, he has served full time to reputed universities namely Symbiosis University of Applied Sciences as Director & Professor (School of BFSI – MBA & BBA) and as Head – Centre of Excellence For GST, Amity University as Director & Professor (MBA & BBA) and Head – Marketing & Admission (Additional Charge), Sandip University as Director & Professor (MBA) and Head – Marketing & Admission, Gujarat University as Director Academic Operations & Professor (5 PG programs under PPP mode), Nirma University - Institute of Law as Area Head & Assistant Professor etc. While serving these reputed universities and other academic institutions, he has handled assignments of teaching, training, FDPs, consulting, curriculum designing & development, new degree/certificate course launching, placement, academic & corporate outreach activities, and overall development & revenue generation.  

In industry, he has served full time to reputed companies namely - Anagram Finance Ltd, R.C. Laser Tech India Ltd, Jay Bharat Fabrics Mills Ltd etc. at senior positions. While serving these companies, he has handled assignments in the areas of Income Tax / Direct Taxes, GST / Indirect Taxes, Finance, Accounting, and Audit.

As a consulting CA, he has served in the capacity of Management Consultant, Consultant Director, and Adviser to few reputed private universities, companies and other organizations. He has handled consulting assignments of Goods and Services Tax (GST), Income Tax, Recruitment, Business Development & Revenue Generation, New degree / Certificate Program launching etc. for companies, private universities, and other organizations.

He has worked as GST Trainer / Resource Person on the panels of Ministry of MSME-Govt. of India, KCG-Department of Education-Govt. of Gujarat, and UGC-HRDCs. He has also conducted/delivered Management Development Programmes (MDPs) and Executive Development Programmes (EDPs) in few companies. He has been invited as Keynote Speaker in 2 National Conferences and 1 State level Conference to address on innovative and contemporary topics.


Research, Consulting, Training, and Teaching – in areas of Goods and Services Tax (GST), Income Tax / Direct Tax Code, Financial Management (Core Finance only), Managerial Accounting, Cost Accounting, and Financial Accounting.

CA Haresh Kothari

Centre Director and Professor

Centre For Economics and Finance

Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI),

Bella Vista, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad - 500 082, Telangana.

Cell: 9131126978, Tel (Direct): +91 40 66534219

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