Academic Council
Composition
Functions
Members
Academic Council - Members

Name and Address of the Member Position
Dr.S. Natarajan
Vice-Chancellor
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Chairperson
Dr.V.Rajarathinam
Dean
Faculty of Tamil, Indian Languages and Rural Arts & Head i/c, Department of Hindi,
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.G.Baskaran
Dean
Faculty of English and Foreign Languages
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.M. Sundaravadivelu
Dean
Faculty of Rural Orieted Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.B. Subburaj
Dean
Faculty of Rural Social Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.S. Ganesh
Dean
Faculty of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.N.D.Mani
Dean
Faculty of Rural Development
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.G.Dhanasekaran
Dean
Faculty of Rural Health & Sanitation
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University
Gandhigram
Member
Heads of the Departments
Dr.P.Anandakumar
Head
Department of Tamil
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr. R. Uthayakumar
Head
Department of Mathematics
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.M. Sivaraman
Head
Department of Physics
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.S.Meenakshi
Head
Department of Chemistry
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.R.I Sathya
Head
Department of Home Science
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.M.R.Rajan
Head
Department of Biology
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.P. Shanmugavadivu
Head
Department of Computer Science & Applications
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.K. Ravichandran
Head
Department of Cooperation
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.S. Nehru
Head
Department of Economics
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.K.S. Nakkeeran
Head
Department of Political Science and Development
Administration Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.R. Mani
Head
Department of Gandhian Thought and Peace Science
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.S.Gurusamy
Head i/c
Department of Sociology
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.L. Rathakrishnan
Head
Department of Rural Industries and Management
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.P. Anandharajakumar
Head
Department of Rural Development
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.C. Sivapragasam
Head
Department of Applied Research
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.L. Raja
Head
Department of Lifelong Learning & Extension
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,
Gandhigram
Member
Dr.M.P.Boraian
Head
Department of Extension Education
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University
Gandhigram
Member
Professors
Dr.S.Ramaswamy
Professor,
Department of Economics
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Dr.M.G.Sethuraman
Professor
Department of Chemistry
GRI, Gandhigram.
Member
Dr.T.Senthivel
Professor
Faculty of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Dr.T.Rajendran
Professor
Department of Sociology
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Dr.M.Mallammal
Professor
Department of Gandhian Thought and Peace Science
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Dr.A. David Ravindran
Professor
Department of Biology
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Dr.M. Soundarapandian
Professor
Department of Rural Industries and Management
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Dr.L.Velumani
Professor
Centre for Future Studies
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Dr.A. Joseph Dorairaj
Professor
Faculty of English and Foreign Languages
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Dr.T. Selvin Jebaraj Norman
Professor
Faculty of Future Studies
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Associate Professors
Dr. P.U. Mahalingam
Associate Professor
Department of Biology
GRI, Gandhigram
Member

Dr.R. Venkataravi
Associate Professor
Department of Lifelong Learning & Extension
GRI, Gandhigram
Member

Sri.S.Parthasarathy
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Assistant Professors
Dr.K.Manikandan
Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Dr.S.Radhakrishnan
Assistant Professor
Department of Gandhian Thought and Peace Science
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Dr.K.Marimuthu
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
GRI, Gandhigram
Member
Member nominated by the Vice-Chancellor
Dr. Anandavalli Mahadevan
Former VC,
Mother Teresa Women’s University
Member
Dr. R. Panneerselvam
Prof. & Head,Dept. of Management Studies
Pondicherry University
Member
Dr. K.M. Annamalai
Physiotherapist
B-201, Kalyan Towers,
Near Vastrapur Lake, Vastrapur,
Ahmedabad - 52
Member
Non-Member Secretary
Dr.P. Balasubramaniam
Registrar
Gandhigram Rural Institute Deemed University
Gandhigram
Non-member Secretary

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