Government Appoints Top Officials and DIrectors for IISERs and IIMs

Published: | September 20, 2017
Government Appoints Top Officials and DIrectors for IISERs and IIMs
  • President Ram Nath Kovind has approved these appointments on the recommendation of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry.
  • Check the list of newly-appointed directors and chairpersons here. 

The Government of India has approved the appointment of chairpersons for four IIMs or Indian Institutes of Management and directors for five Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research or IISERs across the country. Check the detailed list below:

New Chairpersons of Four IIMs: -

Name of the Newly-Appointed Chairperson

Name of the Institute

Details about the Newly-Appointed Chairperson

Mr. Shriram S Dandekar

Indian Institute of Management, Jammu

He is the Executive Director and Vice Chairman of Camlin Limited.

Mr. Jalaj Ashwin Dani

Indian Institute of Management, Trichy

Not Available

Mr. S K Bajoria

Indian Institute of Management, Shillong

He is a renowned industrialist in West Bengal and one of the members of BJP.

Mr. Praveen Shankar Pandey

Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi

He is the Chairman of Diamond India Limited or DIL.

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New Directors for Five IISERs: -

Name of the Newly-Appointed Director

Name of the Institute

Details about the Newly-Appointed Director

Mr. Jayant B Udgaonkar


He is an eminent molecular biologist and biochemist. He is also a senior professor at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (Bangalore).

Mr. K N Ganesh

IISER Tirupati

He is a renowned scientist and senior faculty at IISER Pune.

Mr. Saurav Pal

IISER Kolkata

He is a senior faculty member at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Mr. Debi Sarkar

IISER Mohali

He is a renowned virologist, immunologist and biochemist. He is one of the senior faculty members at the University of Delhi.

Mr. KVR Chary

IISER Berhampur

He is a senior faculty member and scientist at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.


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