Academic Council
Composition
Functions
Members
Academic Council - Members
(As on 13.06.2024)

Sl.No. Name Membership
1 Dr. N. Panchanatham
Vice-Chancellor
Gandhigram Rural Institute(DTBU)
Gandhigram
Chairperson
2 Dr.S.Balasundari
Dean
School of English and Foreign Languages
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
3 Dr.O.Muthiah
Dean
School of Tamil, Indian Languages and Rural Arts
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
4 Dr.K.Velumani
Dean & Director i/c., Centre for Future Studies
School of Social Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram.
Member
5 Dr.S.Balakrishnan
Dean
School of Health Sciences and Rural Development
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
6 Dr.M.Sundaramari
Dean
School of Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
7 Dr.M.G.Sethuraman
Dean
School of Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
8 Dr.K.Mahendran
Dean
School of Computer Science and Technologies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
9 Dr.L.Rathakrishnan
Dean
School of Management Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
10 Dr.M.R.Rajan
Head
Department of Biology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
11 Dr.R.Uthayakumar
Head
Department of Mathematics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
12 Dr.K.P.Elango
Head
Department of Chemistry
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
13 Dr.K.S.Pushpa
Head
Department of Home Science
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
14 Dr.S.Ariponnammal
Head
Department of Physics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
15 Dr.P.Kalavathi
Head
Department of Computer Science and Applications
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
16 Dr.L.Rathakrishnan
Head
Department of Rural Industries and Management
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
17 Dr.B.Tamilmani
Head
Department of Co-operation
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
18 Dr.A.Balakrishnan
Head
Department of Applied Research
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
19 Dr.Sonkhogin Haokip
Head
Department of Political Science and
                Development Administration
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
20 Dr.S.Rajendran
Head
Department of Economics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
21 Dr.R.Venkataravi
Head
Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
22 Dr.P.Anandharajakumar
Head in-charge
Department of Rural Development
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
23 Dr.M.Saleem Baig
Head in-charge
Department of Hindi
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
24 Dr.A.Jahitha Begum
Head in-charge
Department of Education
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
25 Dr.R.Kumaran
Head in-charge
Department of Sociology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
26 Dr.R.Mani
Head in-charge
Department of Gandhian Thought & Peace Science
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
27 Smt.A.Jansi Rani
Head
Department of Rural Health and Sanitation
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
28 Dr.S.Shaji
Director in-charge
Centre for Malayalam Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
29 Dr.K.Mahendran
Director in-charge
Centre for Rural Technology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
30 Dr.V.Kirubakaran
Director in-charge
Centre for Rural Energy
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
31 Dr.B.Gurugnanam
Director in-charge
Centre for Applied Geology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
32 Dr.M.Muthukumar
Director in-charge
Centre for Geoinformatics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
33 Dr.R.Vankataravi
Direct In-charge
Centre for Lifelong Learning
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
34 Dr.S.Ganesh
Professor
School of Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
35 Dr.S.Meenakshi
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
36 Dr.A.Joseph Dorairaj
Professor
School of English and Foreign Languages
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
37 Dr.Anitha Pius
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
38 Dr.P.Vickraman
Professor
Department of Physics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
39 Dr.P.Balasubramaniam
Professor
Department of Mathematics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
40 Dr.T.Senthivel
Professor
School of Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
41 Dr.G.S.Kannan
Professor
School of Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
42 Dr.M.William Baskaran
Professor
Department of Gandhian Thought and Peace Science
Gandhigram Rural Institute(DTBU)
Gandhigram
Member
43 Dr.K.Ravichandran
Professor
Department of Coopertion
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
44 Dr.G.Mahadhevan
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
45 Dr.M.Hilaria Soundari
Associate Professor
Centre for Applied Research
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
46 Dr.P.S.Sreedevi
Assistant Professor
Department of Education
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
47 Dr.H.Samuel Thavaraj
Assistant Professor
Department of Rural Industries and Management
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
48 Dr.K.Kala
Vice-Chancellor
Mother Teresa University
Kodaikanal - 624 101
Dindigul Dt.
Member
49 Prof.(Dr.)Amarjeet Kaur (Retd.)
153, Pearlcity
Sector - 104
Mohali - 140 306
Member
50 Prof.Sangit Kumar Ragi
Professor & Head
Room No.14, Department of Political Science
Social Science Building
University of Delhi
Delhi-110 007
Member
51 Dr.L.Rathakrishnan
Registrar In-charge
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Secretary

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