Dr Rishi K. Tiwari is working as Head Librarian at Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida, UP. He has done Master’s and Doctorate degree in Library and Information Science from Jiwaji University, Gwalior. Dr Tiwari, a well-known name in the Library Science professional circle and has organized various conferences and workshops. He has published 24 research papers and 4 books and also guiding and supervising scholars of Library and Information Science in their research work. With 24 years of professional experience, Dr Tiwari facilitates various activities of rehabilitation of jail inmates and underprivileged poor girls near Delhi-NCR. He is the founder Secretary of Ranganathan Society for Social Welfare and Library Development. He has visited London, France, Netherland, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal and Muscat for his professional engagements. His areas of interest are Leadership, Team Building, Library Automation and Digitization. He works for the promotion of Open Source Softwares of Library Automation and Digitization. Dr Tiwari is an active member of various organizations such as Indian Library Association (ILA), Management Library Network, Royal Institute of Management (RIM), Bhutan. He is an office bearer of ILA with the capacity of a Member of Executive Council and Treasurer for the period of 2013 to 2015. At present, he is the Vice- President of Indian Library Association.
Dr Tiwari is bearing the responsibilities of BIMTECH Foundation with the capacity of Chief Executive Officer. The Ministry of Culture, GoI nominated him, as a member of “National Selection Committee” for the Tagore Fellowship. One of the most prestigious and powerful committees of the India Government.