Faculty Details

Faculty Details
Sonal Katyal
Assistant Professor

Area: Management



Ph.D.(Economics) ,Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (India)
M.Phil (Economics), Ch. Devi Lal University, India
MA (Economics), Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (India)
BA(Hons) Economics, University of Delhi, New Delhi (India)
UGC-National Eligibility Test (NET) Economics


7 years


Public Health, Macro economics, Monetary Economics, International Trade and Development

Career overview

Dr. Sonal Katyal is an Assistant Professor in Economics area and Staff Training and Development Coordinator at GD Goenka World Institute-Lancaster University. She is a PhD in Economics with more than 7 years teaching and research experience. She joined GDGWI-Lancaster University in May 2012. Before joining GDGWI, She was working at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad as an Academic Associate in Economics area which helped her built proficiency in designing and delivering of courses and ability to pursue her career in academics. Prior to this she was at Ansal Institute of Technology where she taught Bachelors as well as Masters level courses in micro and macro economics, business environment, and managerial economics. She has also cleared UGC –NET in economics. She has presented papers at international conferences and has research publications in refereed journals and has also written a book in the area of women development.   Her current area of research is maternal health care.

Dr. Katyal has earned certifications in the area of healthcare from Harvard School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health through MOOC.

She has a holistic approach to life and is interested in languages and community activities. She completed a one year certification in French. She has supported and actively led various campaigns for NGOs and has contributed substantially to the development sector. She is an Art of Living Foundation volunteer and engages in yoga, meditation, spiritual healing, de-stressing techniques, and work-life balance programs.

She is currently serving as Member- Managing Committee at Salwan Public School, Gurgaon (both Montessori and High School)

Research and Publications

Academic Journals
  • Evaluation of ICDS in Haryana’, RMS Journal of Management and IT, RohtakMatcom Society,(Katyal,S.,2011)
Conference Proceedings
  • ‘Patterns of utilisation in maternal healthcare services in Haryana’,International Conference on Advances in Healthcare Management Services, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India (Katyal, S., 2015) 
Books and Book chapters
  • Evaluation study of Women Development Programme in Haryana, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, (Katyal ,S., 2013)

Achievement and Awards

  • Secured Merit-Based University Teaching Department Scholarship, 2007
  • Ranked 1st in Masters Program, Maharishi Dayanand University: 2007, 2008