Academic Council
Composition
Functions
Members
Academic Council - Members (As on 01.11.2017)

Sl.No. Name and Address of the Member Position
1 Dr.S. Natarajan
Vice-Chancellor
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Chairperson
2 Dr.V.Rajarathinam
Dean
School of Tamil and Indian Languages
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
3 Dr.G.Baskaran
Dean
School of English and Foreign Languages
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
4 Dr.N.D.Mani
Dean
School of Health Sciences and Rural Development
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
5 Dr.S. Gurusamy
Dean
School of Social Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
6 Dr.M. Soundarapandian
Dean
School of Management Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
7 Dr.A. David Ravindran
Dean
School of Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
8 Dr.B. Gurugnanam
Dean
School of Computer Science & Technologies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
9 Dr.M. Seethalakshmi
Dean
School of Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
10 Dr. P.Anandakumar
Head
Deparment of Tamil
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
11 Dr.M. Saleem Baig
Head In-charge
Deparment of Hindi
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
12 Dr.A. Balakrishnan
Head
Deparment of Rural Health and Development Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
13 Dr.M.P. Boraian
Head
Deparment of Lifelong Learning and Extension
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
14 Dr.M. Mallammal
Head
Deparment of Gandhian Studies and Sociology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
15 Dr.K.S. Nakkeeran
Head
Deparment of Political Science and Development Administration
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
16 Dr.A. Jahitha Begum
Head Incharge
Deparment of Education
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
17 Dr.K.Raja alias Pranmalai
Head
Deparment of Rural Industries and Management
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
18 Dr.S. Nehru
Head
Deparment of Economics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
19 Dr.S. Manivel
Head
Deparment of Cooperation
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
20 Dr. R.Uthayakumar
Head
Deparment of Mathematics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
21 Dr.M. Sivaraman
Head
Deparment of Physics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
22 Dr.S. Meenakshi
Head
Deparment of Chemistry
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
23 Dr.R.I. Sathya
Head
Deparment of Home Science
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
24 Dr.M.R. Rajan
Head
Deparment of Biology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
25 Dr.P. Kalavathi
Head
Deparment of Computer Science & Applications
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
26 Dr.S. Shaji
Director
Centre for Malayalam Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
27 Dr.P. Anandharajakumar
Director
Centre for Development Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
28 Dr.G. Dhanasekaran
Director
Centre for Rural Health
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
29 Dr.S. Baluchamy
Director
Centre for Lifelong Learning
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
30 Dr.K. Mahendran
Director
Centre for Rural Technology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
31 Dr.V. Kirubakaran
Director
Centre for Rural Energy
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
32 Dr.S. Ramaswamy
Professor
Department of Economics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
33 Dr.M.G. Sethuraman
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
34 Dr.T. Senthivel
Professor
School of Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
35 Dr.T. Rajendran
Professor
Centre for Studies in Sociology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
36 Dr.K. Velumani
Professor
Centre for Futures Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
37 Dr.A. Joseph Dorairaj
Professor
School of English and Foreign Languages
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
38 Dr.V. Raghupathi
Professor
Department of Political Science and Development Administration
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
39 Dr.K. Jayakumar
Professor
Department of Physics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
40 Dr.P. Subramanian
Professor
Department of Physics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
41 Dr.S. Ganesh
Professor
School of Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
42 Dr.R. Venkataravi
Associate Professor
Centre for Lifelong Learning
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
43 Smt.A. Jansi Rani
Associate Professor
Centre for Rural Health
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
44 Dr.S.S. Vijayanchali
Associate Professor
Department of Home Science
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
45 Dr.K. Manikandan
Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
46 Dr.S. Radhakrishnan
Assistant Professor
Centre for Gandian Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
47 Dr.K. Marimuthu
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
48 Dr. Anandavalli Mahadevan
(Former Vice-Chancellor of Mother Teresa Women’s University. Kodaikanal)
No.2, Dev Builders, Ramamurthy Avenue Extension
Sarojini Street, Mugalivakkam
Chennai - 600 125
Member
49 Prof.Dr. Muthuchelian
Head and Chairperson
School of Energy, Environment and Natural Resources
Madurai Kamaraj University
Palkalai Nagar
Madurai - 625 021
Member
50 Dr.C. Thangamuthu
No.43, VI Main Road
Lakshminagar Extension
Porur
Chennai - 600 116
Member
51 Prof.V.P.R. Sivakumar
Registrar
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Secretary

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