Vaibhav Srivastava is working as an Assistant Professor with SRMS IBS, Lucknow. He is a graduate and Master in Business Administration from Abdul Kalam Technical University. He holds a degree in Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Management and is pursuing his Ph.D. in the field of Micro Finance from CCS University, Meerut. He has more than 12 publications in prestigious National and International journals and contributes several book chapters to international books. He is also a certified trainer from Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Ahmedabad. His area of expertise is in micro finance and rural management with 5 years of academic experience.