Dr Nagesh Bhandari, President
Dr Nagesh Bhandari, President, Indus University, is a Doctor by profession specialised in Spine Surgery from the globally acclaimed Spine Centre ‘Rehabilitations Krankenhaus’, Germany under the guidance of Prof J. Harms, the world famous Spine Surgeon. He has had the distinction of working with some world renowned spine surgeons such as Dr C S Ranawat, USA, Dr Peter Fowler, Canada, Dr H W Pia, Germany, Prof B G Weber, Switzerland, Prof M Michon, France to cite a few. He has been a visiting spine surgeon to several leading hospitals in Ahmedabad and Indoor and has several firsts in innovating the issues related to complex spine surgeries. He is the proud author of quality research contributions to National and International Conferences and Journals and has chaired several co-curricular activities related to his specialised field on numerous occasions.
He has been the recipient of a Gold Medal for best Poster Presentation during the 46th Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association held in Ahmedabad during 2001. He has significantly contributed to the development of indigenous and novel spinal instrumentation systems, thus contributing to the cost effective treatment procedures in his chosen field. He has been apart from involving in Charitable and Philanthropic activities through Bhandari Charitable trust, has also been a trustee at Sanskardham developed on traditional Indian Schooling system and is the Director of Ahmedabad Aviation Aeronautics Ltd and Western Institute of Aeronautics at Ahmedabad.
Major General Dr S S Dasaka, SM, VSM, (Retd.), Executive President
Major General Dr. S S Dasaka, SM, VSM, (Retd.), had a very illustrious career and has achieved great distinction in his past assignments. He has considerable experience in the academic field, having been the Vice Chancellor, Baddi University of Emerging Sciences & Technology, Baddi, Himachal Pradesh; Director, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Gangtok; Chief Executive Officer, Vignana Jyothi Group of Institutions, Hyderabad and Chief Executive Officer, J. B. Group of Educational Institutions, Hyderabad. While in the Army, he taught in the College of Military Engineering, Pune and College of Defence Management, Secunderabad. He also served in the Army Training Command, Shimla.
In his earlier avatar, General Dasaka served for 35 years in the Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army. He served the nation in a wide range of appointments covering troops, technical, logistics and administrative areas. He retired as Major General-Operational Logistics, Headquarters Eastern Command, Kolkata where, in addition to operational logistics support to over 2,00,000 troops, he was also responsible for planning, finalising and initiating a wide range of civil engineering and infrastructure development works of about Rs. 7,000 crores for the eight Eastern States. He has been Chief Engineer, Project Beacon of Border Roads Organisation at Srinagar in J & K, which maintains all the major road lifelines of the State including the strategic Jammu-Srinagar NH-1A, under extreme insurgency and weather conditions.
He also served as Group Head (Works) in a DRDO Laboratory at Hyderabad. He commanded a specialist bridging Engineer Regiment, amongst various other assignments in the Army. He was also Head of Faculty of Strategic Studies, Research & Consultancy at the College of Defence Management, Secunderabad. Before joining the Army, he had experience with corporates, having worked with Gammon India and Bharat Gold Mines Ltd, Kolar Gold Fields, Karnataka.
Dr. Dasaka had a distinguished academic record. He holds a Ph.D. (Business Management) and Master of Management Studies degrees - both from Osmania University; M.E. (Engineering Construction & Management) from Pune University; M.E. (Structural Engineering) from University of Roorkee (now IIT) and B.E. (Civil Engineering) from Andhra University, where he was awarded the U.G.K Rao Memorial Prize for standing First in the final year B.E degree examination of all branches of engineering in the University.
In addition to the above, General Dasaka has M.Phil. (Defence and Strategic Studies) and M.Sc. (Defence Studies) degrees from Madras University and has done Junior Diploma in Russian Language and Literature from Andhra University. He has also attended the prestigious year-long National Defence College course, New Delhi, which is also attended by senior officers of Army, Navy, Air Force, IAS, IPS, IFS, Central Allied Services and officers from foreign defence forces.
In acknowledgement of his distinguished service during his Army career, he has been conferred with the Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) in 2012 and Sena Medal (SM) in 2007 by H.E. President of India. He was also awarded with commendation cards by the Army Commanders of Eastern and Western Commands. He is also the recipient of the Competition Success Review and Global HRDC's, Eminent Directors of Leading Institutes of India Award for two consecutive years in 2012 and 2013. He is an Academician - Soldier - Engineer - Manager.
His areas of interests include education management, infrastructure management, project management, construction management, logistics management, HR management and disaster management.
Mr R K Singh, Registrar
Mr. R.K. Singh is Science Graduate from Gujarat University. He has completed his master’s degree in Business Administration. He specializes in area of Human Resource and is perusing his PhD in Business Administration.
During his career span of 28 years, he has been involved at senior administrative positions and executing the activities of Professional Educational Environments. He has held top management and administrative positions in organizations of repute in his profession. He has been associated with university administration & management for more than decade occupying positions of importance before becoming Registrar at Indus University.
Mr. Singh is an Institutional builder and actively engaged in establishing newer setup pertaining to the Academia. He is also involved with coordination and liaison with other educational environments. He is a ‘people’s person’ and likes to take up challenging assignments.