The Council


(Reconstituted for the Quadrennium 2018-2021)

Clause 9.1(a) Nominees  of the Government of India    (3)

1 Shri. Amit Khare
Secretary, Min. of Human Resource Development,
Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of India,
127-C,Shastri Bhavan,NEW DELHI – 110 001 +91 11 23386451,23382698 ( Off.)
+91 11 23385807 (Fax)Mob: 9971554555;

2 Dr.ChandraShekhar Kumar
Joint Secretary
Ministry of Hum(an Resource Development
Higher Education Department, Govt. of India
107-C, Shastri Bhawan, NEW DELHI – 110 001 011-23382587 (O)

3 Shri. A.S. Kiran Kumar
Former Secretary, Department of Space,
Antariksh Bhavan,  New BEL Road,BANGALORE -560 094 22172330/2387

Aluru Seelin Kiran Kumar (born 22 October 1952) is an Indian space scientist and chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, having assumed office on 14 January 2015.[1] He is credited with the development of key scientific instruments aboard the Chandrayaan-1 and Mangalyaan space crafts.[2][3][4][5] In 2014, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award, for his contributions to the fields of science and technology.[6] Kiran Kumar previously served as Director of Ahmedabad Space Applications Centre.

Clause 9.1(b) Nominees of Government of Karnataka (2)

4 Dr. Rajkumar Khatri
Additional Chief Secretary, Higher Education Dept,
Govt. of Karnataka,
6th floor, M S Building, BANGALORE 560 001 Ph: 22252437,  Res: 25725767


ISNP - 15 Shri. I.S.N. Prasad
Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Dept.,
Govt. of Karnataka,BANGALORE 560 001;
22252078/ 22033749, 9945455011

Sri I.S.N. Prasad, IAS obtained his B.E.(Civil) degree at Hyderabad and *Master in Development Management* (MDM) in the *Philippines. He joined the Indian Administrative Service (Karnataka Cadre) in *1986. He is presently working as Additional Chief Secretary to the Government, Finance Department, Government of Karnataka. He is also Chairman of the Karnataka State Beverage Corporation Ltd., Bengaluru.

Clause 9.1(c) Nominees of the Tata Trusts (2)

6 Dr. J.J. Irani
Director, Tata Sons Ltd.,# 7, Beldin Lake,
Northern Town, JAMSEHDPUR – 831 001 Ph: 91657 2431025/91 9234612000;

Dr. Jamshed Jiji IraniK.B.E.FREng[1] is an Indian industrialist. Educated in Metallurgy, he joined British Iron and Steel Research Association. Later he joined Tata Steel where he was elevated to chief post gradually from which he retired in 2007. Later served on boards various Tata group and other companies. He received Padma Bhushan in 2007

7 Shri. Ranendra Sen
A-42, IFS Apartments, Mayur Vihar
Phase 1 NA, DELHI 110 091 Ph: 9717315423

Ronen (Ranendra) Sen joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1966. He served between 1968 and 1985 in the former USSR (twice), the USA and Bangladesh as Third/Second/First Secretary, Counsellor and Minister; as Deputy Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy & Secretary to the Atomic Energy Commission, and as Deputy Secretary and Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs. He was foreign and defence policy advisor to successive Prime Ministers of India from 1986 to 1991 and had several assignments as Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for meetings with Heads of State/Government.

Sen had consecutive appointments as Ambassador of India to Mexico (1991-92); to the Russian Federation (1992-98); to the Federal Republic of Germany (1998-2002); as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (2002-04); and as Ambassador to the USA (2004-09).He is the only Indian so far to serve as ambassador in three P-5  and five G-20 capitals. He also participated in 182 bilateral and multilateral summit meetings in six continents.

Among other preoccupations, Sen has been  a  Jury member of the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament & Development (2009-date); member of the track 2 India-US Strategic Dialogue (2009-date); Independent Director on the Board of Tata Motors Limited (2010-12), President, Federation of Indo-German Associations in India (2014-date); Independent Director, Tata Sons Private Limited (2015-19), etc.

In 2012 he was conferred with the Padma Bhushan, by the President of India for his contributions to foreign and defence policy. He also received honorary doctorates, degrees and special citations from universities and other institutions.

His wife, Kalpana, was closely involved in India’s national adult literacy mission in the 1980s and a  number of philanthropic activities in India and abroad, especially those focussed on under-privileged children.

Clause 9.1(d) Representative of UGC  (1)  

8 Prof. Rajendra Prasad
Amity Institute of Biotechnology,Amity Univ,
Panchgaon, Manesar, GURGAON (Haryana) – 122413 9810974443

Clause 9.1(e) Representative of Parliament (3)

(Lok Sabha-2)

9 Vacant

10 Vacant

(Rajya Sabha-1)

11 Dr. Narendra Jadhav
Hon’ble Member of Parliament (RS)
# 304, Shalaka, 4th Floor, Maharshi Karve Road
Near Cooper age Telephone Exchange, MUMBAI – 400021

Narendra Damodar Jadhav (born 28 May 1953) is an Indian economist, educationist, public policy expert, professor and writer in English, Marathi and Hindi.

Currently he is a Member of Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Indian Parliament. He previously served as member of the Planning Commission of India and the National Advisory Council. Prior to this, he worked as Vice Chancellor of Savitribai Phule Pune UniversityInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) and headed economic research at the Reserve Bank of India.

Jadhav is a recipient of 67 national and international awards including four Honorary D.Litt Degrees and the title Commander of the Order of Academic Palms by the Government of France.

Clause 9.1(f) Representative of the Court of IISc.:   (2)

Prof. P. Rama Rao12 Prof. P. Rama Rao (Chairman, Governing Council, IISc)
Former Vice-Chancellor,
Univ. of Hyderabad
‘NAIMISAM’, Flat No. 301
Plot No. 22, Srinagar Colony, HYDERABAD – 500 073
Ph: 040-66614475/Mob: 09849765123

Prof. Palle Rama Rao  is an Indian scientist noted for his contribution to the field of Physical and Mechanical Metallurgy. He has collaborated and conducted research activities for over dozen universities and associations all over India and abroad. He has been honoured with the titles of Padma Vibhushan in 2011 by president of India for his contributions to scientific community.[2] He is acting as the chairman, Governing Council, International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad.

13 Vacant

Clause 9.1(g) Representatives of the Association of Indian Universities

Northern Region:

14 Prof. R.S. Bawa
Vice Chancellor, Chandigarh University
Gharuan, District Mohali, PUNJAB  140 413
vc@cumail.inPh: + 91  81466 52000


Southern Region:

15 Prof. Sandeep Sancheti
Vice Chancellor, SRM Institute of Science & Technology
SRM Nagar, KattankulathurKancheepuram District, CHENNAI  – 603 203;
9940036001 and 8003599901044 27417014

Clause 9.1(h) Representative of the A I C T E   (1)

ANilSahasrabudhe16 Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe
Chairman, The All India Council for Technical Education,
Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj
NEW DELHI – 110 067
Ph: 011-26131498 ; 011-29581199

Anil Sahasrabudhe did his Bachelor of Engineering from Karnataka University securing the first rank and a Gold medal, followed by a Master’s and a doctorate from the Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru. He worked in Tata Consulting Engineers, and was faculty in the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, and IIT, Guwahati holding several administrative positions such as HoD, Dean and Deputy Director. He then joined the College of Engineering, Pune as its Director, turning around the college before assuming the charge of Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education.

Clause 9.1(i) Representative of the C S I R   (1)

17 Dr. Shekhar C. Mande
Director General, Council of Scientific & Industrial Res.
Anusandhan Bhawan, 2, Rafi Marg, NEW DELHI – 110 001
Ph: 91-11-23710472/7053
Fax: 91-11-23710618;

Clause 9.1(j) Director (ex-officio)  (1)  

18 Prof. Govindan Rangarajan

Govindan Rangarajan obtained his PhD from the University of Maryland, College Park, USA. He then worked at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab, University of California, Berkeley before returning to India in 1992. He is currently a Professor of Mathematics in Indian Institute of Science. His research interests include nonlinear dynamics and chaos, time series analysis and computational neuroscience. He is a J. C. Bose National Fellow, a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences, India. He was knighted by the Government of France: Knight (Chevalier) of the Order of Palms. He was also a Homi Bhabha Fellow.

Clause 9.1(k) Associate Director (ex-officio)  (1)

19 Vacant

Clause 9.1(l) Deans of Faculties (ex-officio)  (2)

20 Prof. A.G. Samuelson    (Science Faculty)

Ashoka Samuelson obtained his education in chemistry from IIT Madras (M.Sc., 1978), and Cornell University, (Ph.D., 1983). He joined the Indian Institute of Science in 1983, and has been a faculty member in the Inorganic and Physical Chemistry department at IISc since March 1983. His research interests are in the area of structure activity relationships in organometallic and coordination chemistry with a view to making novel catalysts.

21 Prof. Y.N. Srikant (Engg.Faculty)

Y.N. Srikant received his B.E in Electronics from Bangalore University, and M.E and Ph.D in Computer Science from the Computer Science and Automation department of the Indian Institute of Science. His areas of interest are compiler design and programming languages. He joined the CSA department as an Assistant Professor in 1987 and he served as the Chairman of CSA during 2000-2005.

Y.N. Srikant received his B.E in Electronics from Bangalore University, and M.E and Ph.D in Computer Science from the Computer Science and Automation department of the Indian Institute of Science. His areas of interest are compiler design and programming languages. He joined the CSA department as an Assistant Professor in 1987 and he served as the Chairman of CSA during 2000-2005.

Clause 16.2 Registrar (Ex-officio)

22 Prof. K.V.S. Hari

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