IIIT Naya Raipur

International Institute of Information Technology


Ajai Chowdhry(Chairperson)

Ajai Chowdhry is the Founder of HCL and former Chairman of HCL Infosystems Ltd. In 2011, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan for building the IT industry of the nation. Recently, he was honoured with the Cybermedia Business ICT Award 2013 for Lifetime Achievement in ICT in January 2014.

Ajai Chowdhry has a Bachelor's in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jabalpur Engineering College, and has attended the Executive Programme at the School of Business Administration, University of Michigan.

Arogyaswami Paulraj

Arogyaswami Paulraj is a Professor Emeritus at Stanford University and is a pioneer of MIMO wireless communications. He has won over a dozen awards, notably Padma Bhushan, the Marconi Prize and Fellowship 2014 and the VASVIK Medal. Prof. Paulraj is the author of over 400 research papers, two text books and a co-inventor in 59 US patents.

He received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Naval College of Engineering, Lonavala and his Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

B. K. Gairola

Dr. B. K. Gairola was Mission Director (eGovernance), Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India. Earlier, he served as Director General, National Informatics Centre (NIC), Government of India for six years. He was conferred the SKOCH ICT for India – Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010 and the Science and Technology Excellence Award 2010 by the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology.

Dr. Gairola graduated with a B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and went on to do an M. Tech. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur.

Sujit Baksi

Sujit Baksi is an accomplished business leader with over 30 years of experience in the IT industry. A stalwart in the areas of people management, operations management and corporate strategy, Mr. Baksi is the President, Corporate Affairs and CEO of the BPO (BSG) Division at Tech Mahindra. His track record includes being President - Global Operations, Customer Services and CEO, HCL Technologies (BPO Solutions and Services).

Mr. Baksi is a graduate of Presidency College, Kolkata and holds a Master's Degree in Personnel Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur.

Steven A. Pinto

Steven A. Pinto is a retired Lead Director on the Chairman's Supervisory Board of the Emirates Investment Bank, UAE. He is currently serving on the Boards of ACGL, a Tata Motors subsidiary, Easyaccess Finance, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Redington India, Adlabs Entertainment Limited and CRIF High Mark. In the year 2000, he was appointed CEO of Osool Finance Company and concurrently Head of Retail Banking at Mashreq Bank, Dubai.

He is an Economics Honors graduate with a Masters in Management from the University of Mumbai.

Shahla Nigar

Shahla Nigar is an Indian Administrative Service officer of 2001 batch and is presently posted as Secretary, Public Health Engineering Department and Secretary, Skill Development, Technical Education and Employment Department. She is an M.Phil in Political Science from University of Delhi.

In her career, she has worked as Sub-divisional Magistrate, Chief Executive Officer, Zila Panchayat and District Magistrate. She has also handled important portfolios like Director, Women and Child Development, Commissioner, MGNREGA, Director, Budget and Secretary, Finance, Government of Chhattisgarh.

Sanjay Shukla

Sanjay Shukla is 1987 batch Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer and is presently holding the post of Secretary, Government of Chhattisgarh, Department of Electronics & Information Technology. In addition to this, he is also Secretary, Housing and Environment, Government of Chattisgarh. In his 30 years of career, he has handled important portfolios like Commissioner, Chattisgarh Housing Board and Commissioner, Urban Development.

Sanjay Shukla is a Civil Engineering Graduate with Hons from NIT, Raipur.

Vivek Acharya

Vivek Acharya is 2006 batch Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer and is presently holding the post of Director, Directorate of Technical Education, Chhattisgarh. In the past, he has handled important portfolios like SDO, Sukma District, DFO, Dantewada District, DFO, Sarguja District and DFO, Dhamtari District.

Vivek Acharya is a graduate in B.Sc (Agricultural Sciences) from Himachal Pradesh and post graduate in M.Sc (Agricultural Sciences) from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, with specialization in Forestry. He cleared ICAR- JRF, NET and is an avid sportsman and has represented Himachal Pradesh Ranji Trophy Cricket Team in 2001.

Ajit Kumar Bhatnagar

Sh. Ajit Kumar Bhatnagar has over 35 years of experience in Infrastructure and Power sector. Post a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, he pursued his M.Tech from IIT-Delhi and MBA in Human Resource Management from IMT, Ghaziabad. He is presently heading Power Management Institute (PMI), a world class, apex training division of NTPC Ltd. in the capacity of Executive Director.

S.K. Reddy

Sh. S.K. Reddy is Regional Executive Director (Western Region-II), NTPC Limited; and brings with him over 37 years of experience in Power sector. Positioned at Raipur, as RED (WR-II), he oversees operations of NTPC in the states of Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh.

His multi-dimensional roles in the field of power sector ranges from erection, commissioning & operation of various Power plants including thermal and hydel projects. He has also played pivotal role in the Project Planning and Monitoring of projects spread across all parts of India.

He has also participated in several overseas managerial, leadership and technical training programs such as Advanced Control and Instrumentation by CEGB, UK, Distributed Digital Control and Instrumentation by Hitachi, Japan and Strategic Management initiative for Leadership Excellence by Wharton Business School, USA.

Sh. Reddy is firmly committed to the belief that business organizations have a deep social responsibility - and that this responsibility must be discharged by conducting ethical and fair business. He actively involves in education & social welfare activities.

Sanjay Madan

Shri Sanjay Madan, Group General Manager, currently heads NTPC’s prestigious Lara Super Thermal Power Project. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Bhopal and carries vast experience of 34 years in various capacities at Vindhyachal, Dadri and in Southern Regional Headquarter of NTPC. His expertise ranges from Erection, Field Quality, Technical Services, to Project Planning, Execution and Monitoring. He played a pivotal role in commissioning mega thermal projects across the country including Kudgi (3x800 MW), Telangana-I (2x800 MW) , Khargone (2x660 MW), Bongaigaon (3x250 MW), Unchahar – Stage –IV, Tanda Stage – II. He was Group General Manager (Project) for the execution of Lara Project.

He has also participated in several overseas managerial, leadership and technical training programs. Sh. Sanjay Madan is firmly committed to the core values of integrity, professionalism, caring, teamwork, and stewardship. He believes that the quest for organizational transformation must begin with a personal commitment within each individual to pursue excellence. He involves himself actively in education & social welfare activities too.

Pradeep K. Sinha(Member secretary)

Dr. Sinha is a researcher, scientist, inventor, and internationally acclaimed author of computer textbooks, with more than twenty-five years of professional experience. He has significantly contributed to the advancement of Science & Technology and Technical Education. His technical contributions include national projects, HPC systems and facilities, healthcare products and solutions, international patents, a number of technical papers and six books. Books authored by him are published and marketed by several national and international publishers. Indian, American, and other Universities across the globe cite his books as textbooks for their courses. On public demand, books authored by him have been translated in local languages like Japanese and Hindi.


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