Board of Academic Visionaries
Prof. Dr. Vijay Khole
M.Sc., Ph.D (Moscow)
Ex. Vice Chancellor – University of Mumbai
Member of UGC.
Dr. Vijay Khole has a unique combination of excellent academic career along with outstanding achievements in academic administration at the national as well as of international level.
Dr. Khole completed his education upto postgraduate level in the University of Pune and went on to complete his Ph.D. in Bio-physics from Supreme Attestation Commission, Moscow, USSR in 1981.
Dr. Khole has over 26 years of teaching experience exclusively at post-graduate level and has published 60 research papers in inter-disciplinary areas like Biophysics in national and inter-national journals.
Important academic contributions of Dr. Khole include establishment of Department of Information Technology which conducts various Under-graduate and Post-graduate program. Dr. Khole has been a member or chaired many State level Committees constituted for Universities in Maharashtra. He is also a member of UGC.
(i) Published 60 papers in national and international journals in the field of Bio-Physics
(ii) Author of 3 Books in areas of Bio Physics
(iii) Published 10 papers related to Life Sciences in general
Prof. Dr. B. P. Sabale
Chancellor,Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil University
Former Vice Chancellor, Yeshwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University
Prof. Sabale was the Vice-Chancellor of second largest open universities in India (YCMOU NASIK) and was responsible for many new initiatives such as launching Edu-SAT project of ISRO with 100 VLCs. Under his academic leadership as the Vice-Chancellor, YCMOU was the first Indian university to receive international award of Excellence for Institutional Achievement in Distance Education from Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Canada.
He has been a member of search cum selection committees to appoint the Vice Chancellors and Chancellors nominee on the selection committees of PG teacher of Sholapur and Mumbai Universities.
Prof. Sabale has been associated with National Assessment and Accreditation Council. He was Chairman of the Committee constituted to develop the Best Practices in Students Evaluation by NAAC. His expertise has been also used extensively by the University Grants Commission, Distance Education Council and All India Council for Technical Education as a Prof. Sabale has also acquired considerable international exposure and experience through his visits to attend and present papers related to higher education in international conferences. These visits have helped him to acquire a wide and in depth understanding of the system of higher education both in the developed countries in Europe as well as the developing countries of African sub-continent.
Prof. Dr. V. S. Prasad
Former Director – NAAC, Bangalore
Former Vice Chancellor – Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad, A.P
Dr. V. Rangaraj
Ph.D (Mumbai University)
Advisor – New Projects & External Relations, Aditya Birla Group
Former President of Indo American Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Rangaraj has played significant role in 2-way trade between Indian and the United States.
US government awarded him a Meritorious Certificate of Appreciation and a citation during the visit to India of President Bill Clinton in March 2000.
Dr. Rangaraj worked very closely with the Electronic Media, Business Press, pressure groups such as World Economic Forum, FICCI, CII, ASSOCHAM, Joint Business Councils, Think Tanks and sensitive bodies in India.
• He is experienced in trade promotions and business development as applicable to foreign missions and trade promotion agencies.
• Coordination with Foreign Missions and Think Tanks. Experienced in handling education institutions and industry associations.
• Image Building and Reputation Management aimed at business development, continuous liaison with Business Pressure Groups such as NASSCOM, ASSOCHAM and other Chambers of Commerce.
• Relationship with Senior Government officials in the Centre & State, so as to create a Leadership Position for the Company amongst Industrialists and Government functionaries.
• Environment Management including Networking (from Corp. Relations angle) with press and electronic media, developing and nurturing domestic & international relationships.
Ph.D, MBA, M.Phil, M.Sc, M.A., D.Litt
Vice Chancellor, Jagadguru Kripalu University
Former Vice Chancellor, Sri Sri University, Orissa
Dr. S.Ramaratnam, has an exemplary career spanning over several decades. He secured M.Sc. in Psychology, M.A. in Philosophy. He has also secured M.B.A., M.Phil, Ph.D in Management, D.Litt. He is also multitalented personality who holds Degree in Mathematics, Degree in Indian Music, Degree in Education, Diploma in Education, Diploma in German, French, Telugu, Kannada, Linguistics, Accountancy and Taxation, Personnel Management, Computer Programming, Library and Information Science, Evaluation Methodology.
Research Guidance: 10 Ph.Ds Awarded, 6 more are working & 24 M.Phil Awarded.
International Conferences attended: Conferences held in Hamburg, Leiden, Kuala Lumpur, Vienna, Melbourne, Durban, Houston, Tanjore, Bangalore, Chennai.
Other Achievements: Received several honours & awards including Sahitya Vallabha, Samskrta Ratna, Kalasatra Parangata, Bharat Kala Nipuna & Eminent Academician Award.
International Recognition: Visiting Professor at the Oxford University, 2003, 2004; Visiting Professor, University of Mauritius, Mauritius, 2010.
Prof. R. S. Chauhan
PhD, MVSc, BVSc&AH, FNAVS, FSIIP, FIAVP, Diplomat ICVP, PDCR
Director, Institute of Biotechnology , Patwadangar
Nainital (Uttarakhand) India
Prof. R.S. Chauhan is an Ex Joint Director and Director IVRI (2004-2009). He has 906 publications to his credit including 60 books and 185 research papers. He has received 42 awards/honours from various National and International agencies.
Prof. R.S. Chauhan has been an editor/editor-in-chief/managing editor for 6 research journals/newsletter. He has completed 19 research projects as Project Coordinator, Principal Investigator and Co-principal Investigator, financed by ICAR , UPCAR , IVRI, DST, DADF, Industry ,etc.
He has developed 42 multimedia CDs for students, veterinarians, teachers, diagnosticians and farmers. He has advised 11 Postgraduate /Doctoral research scholars.
He is a life member of 15 scientific societies/ associations besides holding the post of the president, Vice- President, Secretary General, Registrar etc. in different societies. He has also published 48 editorials in Journals.
Prof. (Dr) Jitendra Singh Naruka
Ph.D, ,LLB., MPE. DSM
Advisor, Youth & Sports Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi
Former Vice Chancellor, Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Gwalior
Professor Naruka was Director, physical education & sports University of Delhi & Deputy Director General Commonwealth Games held in New Delhi in 2010. Founder of Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, University of Delhi.
National Co-ordinator and Course Director for sports Administrators Programme accredited by the International Olympic committee, Lausanne (Switz.) - since 1997.
Director, National Olympic Academy (India) since 1990, Identified, Member Faculty as Lecturer, International Olympic Academy, Olympia (Greece) in May 1999.
Indian representative to International Olympic Academy, Olympia (Greece-Since 1989), attended International Sessions at Olympia (Greece) during 1989-2009, Professional Visits to Germany from 2004-2009 & Observed Seoul 1988,Sydney 2000,Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 Olympics, World Universiade Bangkok 2007; Youth Olympic Games, Singapore 2010, representing the RFI.
Dr. Jai Prakash Singh
Vice Chancellor, Department of Agricultural
His previous assignment and position include - Associate Professor, Professor (Agricultural Economics) in Dept. of Agricultural Economics, N.D, University of Agriculture & Technology & member in I/C Dept. of Agricultural Economics. Almost 65 Research Publications in national journals & papers presented in National/ International symposium/conference/seminar.