Dr. Pramod Kumar Mishra
Additional Principal Secretary to the
Prime Minister of India
Dr. Mishra has served in various key positions for both Union and Gujarat govt., like as the Additional Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary (Agriculture. and Cooperation), Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Member of the Gujarat Electricity Board, and as the District Magistrate and Collector of Mahesana and Banaskantha districts in the Gujarat Government, and as the Union Agriculture Secretary, Special Secretary in Ministry of Home Affairs, Additional Secretary in Ministry of Urban Development, and as the Member Secretary of National Capital Region Planning Board in the Union Government.
Prof. M. S. Ananth
Chairman, BoG, IIITDM Kancheepuram
Prof. Ananth graduated from the AC College of Technology with a gold medal In Chemical Engineering. He obtained his Ph.D degree In Chemical Engineering in the area of Molecular Thermodynamics from the University of Florida, USA In 1972 and joined UT Madras as a faculty member in the same year. He held various senior positions and served as Director of IIT Madras from Dec 2001 to July 2011.
Prof. Banshidhar Majhi
Director, IIITDM Kancheepuram
Prof. Banshidhar Majhi received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics with honours from G.M. College under Sambalpur University in 1984. He completed Master of Computer Applications in 1988 and subsequently M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering in 1998 both from REC Rourkela, Sambalpur University. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering in 2003 from the same institute.