SRINAGAR: Prof A Ravinder Nath Vice Chancellor Central College of Kashmir on Wednesday assumed extra cost of Director, Nationwide Institute of Expertise (NIT), Srinagar, relieving Prof Sudhakar Yedla as per the orders of the Ministry of Training.
Prof Nath was acquired by Registrar Prof Aatikur Rehman, senior college members and administrative workers adopted by a quick interplay session.
Throughout his interplay, Prof Nath acknowledged the spectacular legacy of NIT Srinagar. He described the establishment as a logo of information, a sanctuary for mental exploration, and a driving drive for constructive transformation all through its historical past.
Prof Nath conveyed his aspiration to raise NIT Srinagar to higher heights and sought the cooperation of each instructing and non-teaching colleagues to attain this shared mission.
In March 2023, the Ministry of Training had appointed Prof Nath, Dean, College of Expertise, Osmania College, Hyderabad, because the Vice Chancellor (VC) of Central College of Kashmir (CUK) for a interval of 5 years.
Previous to his appointment as Director NIT Srinagar, Prof Nath, who has over 35 years of Analysis and Instructing expertise, has labored in several senior educational and administrative positions in numerous establishments of upper studying.
He had beforehand labored as Professor of Biotechnology, at Faculty of Life Sciences, Central College of Karnataka.
Earlier, he served because the Dean, College of Expertise and the Dean, College of Pharmacy, Osmania College, the Dean, Educational Affairs at MANUU and the Dean, Growth and UGC Affairs, OU.
He has additionally been Professor and Head, Division of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, OU. Not too long ago, he was chosen for the celebrated UGC- BSR College Fellowship.
Prof Nath was additionally the Chairman, BoS, in Pharmacy and Biotechnology. He served the Osmania College for greater than three a long time. He additionally acted because the chairman for a Committee on Implementation of CBCS and CFSD by the Telangana authorities.
He additionally served as a member of the Educational Council of Maulana Azad Nationwide Urdu College.
Prof Nath’s administrative duties included worldwide publicity on the H.E. system with State and Central Universities Construction and Operate.
He served on numerous committees of state and nationwide degree establishments together with prestigious AICTE and UGC and so on.
Prof Nath has participated in additional than 20 Worldwide Conferences, visited over 23 nations and has delivered greater than 200 Lectures in scores of Establishments throughout the nation.
He has efficiently executed 5 analysis initiatives funded by Authorities of India businesses (MHRD, AICTE & UGC) and three sponsored initiatives by the trade apart from a Departmental challenge.
He served because the Coordinator, World Financial institution – MHRD challenge TEQIP-I; Principal Investigator for CoE Program below TEQIP – II Part; Chief Coordinator of the UGC – UPE scheme and Nodal Officer for RUSA-1.0 on the College degree.
He was the chief coordinator UPE Osmania College between 2012 and 2016 and Nodal Officer for RUSA (2015-2016).
Prof Nath did his Graduate Diploma in Industrial Chemistry, Grasp Levels (M.Sc and M.Tech) in Chemistry and Biotechnology, and Doctorate in Pure Merchandise Chemistry from India.
He labored as a Submit-Doctoral Fellow in Pharmacy on the State College of New York, Stony Brook within the USA.
Prof Nath was chosen and skilled at College of Cambridge, UK below LEAP – Flagship Scheme of MHRD and accomplished over 25 trainings in Pedagogy and Topic Development Analysis and Administration.
He was instrumental within the introduction of Meals Expertise, Biotechnology and Pharmacy Packages at UG and PG Stage.
Prof. Nath has been the architect of over 42 Studies on Teachers, Analysis and Governance insurance policies for creation of Central Amenities and Different Institutional Buildings/Our bodies at College and Establishment degree, apart from formulating the CBCS Templates for each Common and Distance Training Packages at MANUU.
Prof Nath has a strong analysis background, overseeing the awarding of 18 Doctorate Levels and 98 Grasp’s Dissertations below his steerage. Moreover, he has supplied mentorship to 2 Postdoctoral Fellows (PDFs) and over 30 Undergraduate (UG) college students.
His important contributions embrace the completion of 5 main analysis initiatives and 4 consultancy initiatives sponsored by MHRD, AICTE, and UGC. With over 100 publications, he has made a mark within the educational group, incomes a Google Scholar I-10 Index of 38, H-Index of 20, cumulative citations of 1600+, and a CIF of 55+.
Notably, Prof Nath holds the esteemed title of Fellow of the Institute of Engineers and Fellow of the Telangana Academy of Sciences.
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