Hyderabad, February 2023: GITAM (Deemed to be University), a premier higher educational institution with campuses in Visakhapatnam, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad, has recently announced its new Academic Advisory Board. Mr. M Sri Bharat, President, of GITAM University recently met with the members.
The new members of the board include Padma Bhushan awardee Prof. P Balaram, Former Director IISc; Padma Bhushan awardee Dr. K Srinath Reddy, President, of Public Health Foundation of India and Former HOD Cardiology AIIMS, New Delhi; Prof Ashok Misra, NASI, Distinguished Professor at IISC and Former Director, IIT Bombay; Prof Suranjan Das, VC of Jadavpur University, and former VC of Calcutta University; and Prof P Duraisamy, Former VC of the University of Madras.
GITAM’s Chancellor, Dr. Virander Chauhan recently chaired the advisory board which met for the second time at the Visakhapatnam campus. The new Advisory Board with some of India’s eminent academicians, intellectuals, and institution-builders will review and guide GITAM’s academic and research strategies and trajectory. Members took stock and offered valuable inputs in the areas of faculty development, research funding, holistic development of students, academic innovations, and university governance.