Management Team

ROOTS Core Team

ROOTS Collegium has professionally qualified and experienced permanent faculty drawn from various streams of management discipline. A balanced mix of academicians, researchers, and professionals from both public and private sectors and public systems and with rich research and managerial experience contributes to the Institute’s academic excellence and character in the country. Part-time and Visiting faculty too contribute to enrich the quality of the core courses and electives offered to the students.

Team with Real – world Experience

Mr Vijay Sagar, B Tech., (IIT-M), PGDM (IIM-A)
(Director – Global Certifications & knowledge centre)

Vijay Sagar is an industry veteran, with 3 decades of extensive experience in championing organizational growth in many MNCs and Indian companies of repute. He has pursued excellence in areas such as Manufacturing, Human Resources, Marketing and Export Sectors. He has also conducted extensive training in various upcoming areas like lean manufacturing, quality function deployment, six sigma, production, planning & control.


Dr. CG Sastry, M.Com, MBA (T.M.)
Campus Director

Dr. CG Sastry holds M.Com, MBA and Ph.D from Osmania University. He held various positions in the academic, research and the industrial arena in last 23 years.  He is guiding several MBA and Ph.D projects.

He worked not only in India but also in Ethiopia as a faculty member in Accounting under the UNDP program. He is an ardent researcher and has presented and published several high quality research papers in National Journals and proceedings of International Conferences. He has three books to his credit  related to Indian Financial Services published by Vikas Publications. Dr. Sastry is a lover of innovation, creativity and re-engineering and is an adviser for many B-Schools with regard to academic planning process.

S Mallikarjun, MBA
Head – Corporate Relations Group

S.Mallikarjun has over 2 decades of managing industry-corporate partnerships. With an international exposure to global corporate culture and best practices, and vast experience in placing students in blue chip companies, he guides students in placement related activities. Mallik heads our corporate relations function in ensuring that all our mission critical efforts are aligned to Industry needs.

He is responsible for Corporate Traineeship Program (CTP) which is a critical aspect of our education process in ensuring that all our students get the right exposure to different corporate companies. In addition to the above, he is also responsible for Industry interaction in cascading latest industry trends through guest lectures and other interactive sessions on an ongoing basis. Mallik along with his team is responsible for the final placement of students at corporate companies.