BOARD OF GOVERNORS – KERALA DIGITAL UNIVERSITY

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Members
Name and Designation

1

Chairperson

Dr. Prof. Vijay Chandru
Co-Founder & Director, Strand Life Sciences, Bengaluru

2

Principal Secretary/Secretary to Government, Electronics and Information Technology Department- Ex-officio Member.

Shri. Biswanath Sinha IAS
Principal Secretary

3

Principal Secretary/Secretary to Government, Finance Department – Ex-officio Member.

Sri.Rajesh Kumar Singh, I A S
Additional Chief Secretary

4

Principal Secretary/Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department – Ex-officio Member.

Dr. V Venu IAS
Additional Chief Secretary

5

One nominee of Higher Education Council, Government of Kerala- Ex-officio Member.

Dr.Rajan Varughese
Member Secretary

6

Vice-Chancellor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala – Ex-officio Member.

Dr. Rajasree M. S
Vice-Chancellor

7

One representative of Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Government of India – Ex-officio Member.

Dr. Jaideep Kumar Mishra
Joint Secretary

8

One nominee of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India – Ex-officio Member.

Dr. Anitha Gupta
Scientist-G & Head
National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB)

9

Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad – Ex-officio Member.

Prof. P. B. Sunil Kumar,
Director
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad

10

Director, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode – Ex-officio Member.

Prof. Debashis Chatterjee
Director
Indian Institute of Management- Kozhikode

11

Director, Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram – Ex-officio Member.

Prof. Jarugu Narasimha Moorthy,
Director
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)

12

Director, Indian Institute of Space, Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram – Ex-officio Member.

Sri. S. Somanath
Director
Indian Institute of Space and Technology (IIST)

13

Director, Sree Chithira Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram – Ex-officio Member.

Dr. Ajit Kumar V. K MD DM,
Director (In-charge),
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST),

14

Director, National Institute of Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram – Ex-officio Member.

Dr. A. Ajayaghosh
Director
SIR – National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

15

Experts from industry or academia with proven expertise in education, research or practice in Information Technology and allied disciplines – Members.

1.Shri V K Mathews,
Founder and Executive Chairman,
IBS Software (IBS Group)

2. Prof. C Mohan, Ph.D.,
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, China and Former Shaw Visiting Professor,
National University of Singapore (NUS)

16

Vice-Chancellor – Ex-officio Member.

Prof, (Dr.) Saji Gopinath
Vice-Chancellor, Kerala University of Digital Sciences Innovation and Technology