Academic Council
Composition
Functions
Members
Academic Council - Members (As on 16.07.2020)

Sl.No. Name and Address of the Member Position
1 Dr.B.Subburaj
Professor and Vice-Chancellor i/c
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Chairperson
2 Dr.P.Anandakumar
Dean
School of Tamil, Indian Languages and Rural Arts
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
3 Dr.A.Joseph Dorairaj
Dean
School of English and Foreign Languages
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
4 Dr.L.Raja
Dean
School of Health Sciences and Rural Development
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
5 Dr.M.William Baskaran
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.B.Gurugnanam
Dean
School of Computer Science & Technologies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
8 Dr.G.Muralidharan
Dean
School of Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
9 Dr.G.S.Kannan
Dean
School of Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
10 Dr.V.Nirmala Rani
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.Mallammal
Head
Deparment of Gandhian Studies and Sociology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
14 Dr.V.Raghupathi
Head
Deparment of Political Science and Development Administration
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
15 Dr.A.Jahitha Begum
Head Incharge
Deparment of Education
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
16 Dr.K.Raja alias Pranmalai
Head
Deparment of Rural Industries and Management
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
17 Dr.S.Rajendran
Head
Deparment of Economics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
18 Dr.S.Manivel
Head
Deparment of Co-operation
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
19 Dr.P.Balasubramaniam
Head
Deparment of Mathematics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
20 Dr.P.Vickraman
Head
Deparment of Physics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
21 Dr.Anitha Pius
Head
Deparment of Chemistry
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
22 Dr.S.S.Vijayanchali
Head
Deparment of Home Science
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
23 Dr.P.U.Mahalingam
Head
Deparment of Biology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
24 Dr.P.Shanmugavadivu
Head
Deparment of Computer Science & Applications
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
25 Dr.S.Shaji
Director
Centre for Malayalam Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
26 Dr.R.Kumaran
Director in-charge
Centre for Studies in Sociology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
27 Dr.P.Anandharajakumar
Director
Centre for Development Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
28 Dr.K.Mahendran
Director
Centre for Rural Technology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
29 Dr.V.Kirubakaran
Director
Centre for Rural Energy
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
30 Dr.K.Velumani
Director
Centre for Future Studies
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
31 Smt.A.Jansi Rani
Associate Professor
Centre for Rural Health
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
32 Dr.B.Tamilmani
Professor
Department of Cooperation
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
33 Dr.S.Meenakshi
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
34 Dr.M.Sundaramari
Professor
School of Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
35 Dr.M.Seethalakshmi
Professor
School of Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
36 Dr.K.Ravichandran
Professor
Department of Cooperation
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
37 Dr.M.R.Rajan
Professor
Department of Biology
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
38 Dr.M.Sivaraman
Professor
Department of Physics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
39 Dr.K.S.Nakkeeran
Professor
Department of Political Science and Development Administration
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
40 Dr.K.P.Elango
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
41 Dr.G.Baskaran
Professor
School of English and Foreign Languages
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
42 Dr.R.Venkataravi
Associate Professor
Centre for Lifelong Learning
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
43 Dr.P.Kalavathi
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Application
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
44 Dr.K.K.Satheesh Kumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
45 Dr.Sonkhogin Haokip
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science and Development Administration
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
46 Dr.G.Mahadevan
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Member
47 Dr.Anandavalli Mahadevan
(Former Vice-Chancellor of Mother Teresa University. Kodaikanal)
No.2, Dev Builders, Ramamurthy Avenue Extension
Sarojini Street, Mugalivakkam
Chennai - 600 125
Member
48 Prof.K.Kumaraswamy
Emeritus Professor, ICSSR-Senior Fellow
Department of Geography, School of Earth Sciences
Bharathidasan University (BDU)
Tiruchirappalli - 620 024
Member
49 Dr.S.Ponnusamy
Chair Professor
Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M)
Chennai - 600 036
Member
50 Prof.V.P.R.Sivakumar
Registrar
Gandhigram Rural Institute
Gandhigram
Secretary

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