Executive Council

Office Bearers
Dr. M K Sridhar


An inspiring Professor in Management popularly known as MKS is a Teacher, Researcher, Institution Builder and a Mentor to thousands of students. He has teaching and research experience of over forty years. He has served as Professor, Dean & Director of Department of Management Studies at Bangalore University. He was Member Secretary and Executive Director of Karnataka Knowledge Commission from 2009 to 2013. He was a Member of Committee for draft National Education Policy, Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), Ministry of HRD and Member of All India Board of Management Studies, AICTE. He is presently the member of UGC, New Delhi and Executive Council of Central University of Kerala. He was conferred with “Karnataka Rajyothsava Award” by Government of Karnataka and “General President Gold Medal” by Indian Science Congress Association.

Dr. T V Raju

Vice President

An academician with four decades of teaching experience in the areas related to Business Management, Finance and Testing Skills. Dr. Raju has authored and published many books on Management both in English and Kannada. He was appointed by the Government of Karnataka as a Special Representative of the Government to the Karnataka State Higher Education Council. He has been conferred with the Kempegowda Award by BBMP, Dhrona Prashasthi, 100 Most Influential Directors of India [Education], and many more. He was the Former Professor & Director of R V Institute of Management and currently he is the Director - Planning, R V Educational Institutions, Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust, Bengaluru.

Sri Nagaraj Reddy


He is passionate to work on areas of education reforms, student & youth development. As a social worker he is serving the education community from last 25 years and committed to work towards bringing reforms in education system. He supports and involves in the initiatives that would contribute in quality improvement of education and overall development of the students.

Dr. Vinaya Chandra
Dr. Vinayachandra B K

Joint Secretary

He is currently contributing as the Senior Consultant (Academics & Planning) at Chanakya University. He is also the Director of Indica Yoga. He holds a PhD on psychological insights in the Vedas from Pondicherry University, besides Masters’ in Sanskrit, English, Yogic Science and Applied Psychology. Previously he has worked as Senior Consultant at the Committee to Draft National Education Policy; Director, Veda Vijnana Shodha Samsthanam, Bangalore; Research Fellow at Development Foundation; Head, Centre for Indian Psychology, Jain University and Research Associate, Karnataka Knowledge Commission, Govt. of Karnataka.

As a Visiting Faculty, he teaches courses at a few Universities in Europe including Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, SRH Hochschule, Heidelberg, Germany and Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland. His publications include a report on Standardization of Yoga Terminologies for WHO; a book co-edited titled ‘Perspectives on Indian Psychology’, another book co-authored titled ‘Happiness: Indic Perspectives’, besides a few articles, and papers on Yoga, Indian Psychology, Culture and Spirituality.


Wg. Cdr. A Raghunath (Retd.)


He has served in the Indian Air Force from 1964 to 1986. He was a qualified Instructor at Air Force Instructors’ Methods School, Chennai in 1972. He has worked with Kirloskar as Group Adviser. He is a Member of Governing Council, Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Karnataka. He is also a Managing Trustee for Mysore Kirloskar Education Trust which is currently running Eight Schools in rural areas. He leads assessment teams as Senior Assessor for assessment of major industries for their status on Business Excellence through EFQM Excellence model. He has also served as President of Centre for Leadership and Management in Public Services. He has been awarded “Vira Chakra” for Bangladesh Operations-1971.


Dr. K N Subramanya

R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru.

Dr. Kishore Kumar R

Assistant Professor of Ayurveda, Department of Integrated Medicine, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Smt. Jyothi Vijay

Member of Board of Governors & Member of Senate, NIT - Goa and Syndicate Member of Bengaluru City University

Dr. S R Keshava

Professor, Department of Economics, Bangalore University, Bengaluru

Dr. P N Ravindra

Associate Professor,
Centre for Consciousness Studies,
NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Dr. Manasa Nagabushanam

Director, Ramaiah Institute of Management, Bengaluru. Member, Executive Council, Central University of Karnataka, Kalaburagi

Dr. R Parvathi

Principal & Director (Academics), VET First Grade College, Bengaluru

Dr. Chetan
Dr. Chetan Singai

Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru

Dr. R Rajesh

Professor, Department of Sociology, Bangalore University, Bengaluru

Dr. Manoj G S

Senior Materials Engineer Shell Technology Centre Bengaluru