Administration

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Shri. Justice P. Sathasivam

The Hon'ble Governor , Kerala - Profile Summary

Shri Justice P. Sathasivam was born into an agricultural family as the son of late Palaniswamy and Smt. Natchiyammal at Kadappanallur Village near Bhavani in Erode district, Tamil Nadu on 27 April 1949. Graduating from the Government Law College, Madras, he enrolled as an advocate and was appointed to the post of Additional Government Pleader. Subsequently, he became the Special Government Pleader in the Madras High Court. He also served as Legal Adviser for several state-owned corporations, municipalities and banks. He was appointed a permanent judge of the Madras High Court on 8th January 1996 and transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court in 2007. He was elevated to the post of Judge of the Supreme Court on 21 August 2007. He was sworn-in as the 40th Chief Justice of India on 19 July 2013 and retired on 26 April 2014.

Shri Justice Sathasivam has to his credit several path-breaking judgments which include the ‘Reliance Gas Judgment’ wherein he observed that ‘in a national democracy like ours, the national assets belong to the people’ and the same should be explored through Public Sector Undertakings. Along with Justice B.S. Chauhan, he delivered the judgment in the ‘1993 Mumbai blasts case’, sentencing several accused persons including Bollywood Actor Sanjay Dutt to five years imprisonment. This was the biggest case heard in the history of Supreme Court. In consonance with the international conventions and treaties, he delivered another important judgment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination accused case, holding that unexplained and unreasonable delay in disposal of mercy petitions by the President leads to commutation of death sentence into life sentence.

In the case of ‘Safai Karamchari Andolan Vs Union of India’, after hearing Union of India, all States and Union Territories, with a view to bring to an end the practice of manual scavenging and also to prevent future generations from the inhuman practice, he issued a series of directions to all the States for prohibition of manual scavenging. The order also had a rehabilitation package, which included the grant of Rs. 10 lakh as compensation to the families of everyone who died in sewers since 1993.

In ‘Union of India Vs National Federation of the Blind’, in view of the provisions of the ‘Persons with Disabilities Act’, and of the fact that many Governments failed to provide reservation for disabled persons, Justice Sathasivam held that 3% refers to a part of the total vacancies in cadre strength, and directed Central, States and Union Territories to strictly implement the Act. [The Parliament later increased this reservation to 4%].

He also authored leading Judgments in electoral reforms such as ‘Nota’, ‘Paper Trail’ ‘furnishing all required details in the nomination paper’ as mandatory etc.

Shri Justice (Retd) P. Sathasivam, who assumed office as the Governor of Kerala on 05 September 2014 has pioneered a quality improvement drive in higher education by instituting the Chancellor’s Award for the best university in the State.

Shri Justice Sathasivam is married to Smt. Saraswati and has two sons, S. Sreenivasan and S. Senthil

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Dr. K. T. Jaleel

The Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education, Kerala - Profile Summary

Dr. K.T Jaleel, MLA from Thavanur is serving as Minister for Higher Education in the LDF led ministry. Previously he was elected to Kerala Legislative Assembly in 2006 and 2011. He won 2016 Assembly elections as an independent candidate representing CPI (M). He is currently Associate Professor of History in P.S.M.O. College, Tirurangadi.Son of K.T. Kunhi Muhammed and Nafeesa, Shri. Jaleel was born on 30th May 1967 at Valancherry in Malappuram district.

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Dr.Dharmarajan P.K

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Vice Chancellor

PROFILE SUMMARY

Vice-Chancellor and formerly Pro Vice-Chancellor, of Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady
ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

1. Pro Vice-Chancellor, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, December 2016 on words.

2. Pro Vice-Chancellor (i/c), Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit,Kalady, November 2016- December 2016

3. Professor, Department of Sanskrit, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, November 2005 – November 2017

4. Professor and Head, Department of Sanskrit, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, June 2012 – December 2016

5. Member of the Research Committee of Keralakalamandalam Deemed University from 10-4-2017.

6. Nodel Officer, Strengthening of Sanskrit Education in Kerala State, Feb.2011 onwards.

EDUCATION

1. Ph.D., University of Calicut, Sanskrit Sahitya, 1987.

2. M.A., University of Calicut, 1980, Sanskrit Sahitya, IInd Rank

3. B.A., University of Calicut, 1978, Sanskrit Sahitya, Ist Rank

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

32 Years (Graduate Teaching 20 years, Post Graduate Teaching 24 Years)

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

1. Pro Vice-Chancellor, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady - 1year

2. Professr and Head, Department of Sanskrit Sahitya, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit,Kalady - 4 year

3. Director, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit Kalady Main Campus and Koyilandy Regional Centre - 2 year

4. NSS Programme Officer, Bishop Moore College,Mavelikara - 2.5 year

5. NSS Programme Officer, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Koyilandy Regional Centre

6. University Union Staff Adviser, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady - 3 year

7. NSS Programme Co-Ordinator, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady - 4 year

ACHIEVEMENTS

1.Kerala Sahitya Academy Endowment Award. 2000

2.K.Damodaran Smaraka Puraskaram 1998

3.Sahodaran Ayyappan Smaraka Puraskaram 1999

4.Abudabi Sakthi Award. 1994

RESEARCH TOPICS

1.Academic Specialisation : Sanskrit Sahitya

2.Sanskrit Literature and Criticism

LATEST PUBLICATIONS FROM 2014 to 2018

1. Rigvedic Society and Culture, New Bharatiya Book Corporation Delhi, 2014 ISBN No: 978-81-8315-220-4

2. Sanskrit Poetics in the Post Modern Scenario, (Ed). New Bharatiya Book Corporation Delhi, 2015, ISBN No: 978-81-8315-264-8

3. Sankara Philosophy and the Role of Religion in Indian Society, (Ed), New Bharatiya Book Corporation Delhi, 2015, ISBN No: 978-81-8315-273-2

4. The Role of Sanskrit Literature in Indian Renaissance, (Ed), New Bharatiya Book Corporation Delhi, 2016, ISBN No: 978-81-8315-205-1

5. Hinduthvavum Bharateeya Samskaravum, Chinta Publication, Thiruvananthapuram, 2016, ISBN. 978-93-86637-10-9

6. Studies on Myth Philosophy and Culture, Prathibha Prakashan, New Delhi, 2017, ISBN 978-81-7702-403-6

7. Syamamadhavam of Prabhavarma, (Ed), Publication Division, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, 2017, ISBN 978-81-935931-0-3

8. Samskrutha Patanam Keralathil: Velluvilikalum Sadhyathakalum, (Ed), Strengthening of Sanskrit Education, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, 2017, ISBN. 978-81-937517-0-1

9. Sanskrit and Eco-Aesthetics, (Ed), New Bharatiya Book Corporation Delhi, 2018, ISBN No: 978-81-8315-331-7

10. Pratyabhijna , (Ed), Research Journal of Sanskrit Sahitya Department, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, 2014-2016, Vol. I, II & III. ISSN No. 2349-5588

BOOKS PUBLISHED

Studies on Myth Philosophy and Culture 2017

Hindutavum Bhartasamskaravum 2016

Rigvedic Society and Culture 2014Kadhayude Kadha

Matham Sastram Yukthichintha 2012

M.S. Menon Jeevithavum Dharsanavum 2010

Arivum Vimochanavum 2009

Vargeeyafascisam Prathirodhathinte Nervazhikal 2007

Navodhanathinte Suvarna Sobhakal 2006

Yuktichinthayum Indian Ashayavadavum 2005

Bharatheeyatha Thanimayum Polimayum 2005

INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS ATTENDED

1. Topic: Bhakti In Narayanaiyam, International Seminar on Melppattur Narayana Bhatta: His Contributions to Sanskrit Studies, on 2016 February 20, 21&22,Organised by P.G. and Research Department of Sanskrit, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan Deemed University, Guruvayoor Campus, Puranattukara,Thrissur.

2. Topic: Rigvedic Cosmology, 47th All India Oriental Conference, on 2nd to 4th January 2015, organized by Dept. of Sanskrit, Gauhati University, Guwahati.

3. Topic: Sattvikasvapna and Prakrtasamvidhana: Two Works of Sambusarama on Indian Freedom Movement, 16th world Sanskrit Conference.28th June -2nd July, 2015. Orgnised by Sanskrit Studies Centre,Silpakorn University, Bangkok & I.A.S.S.

4. Topic: The Male-Female Relation and the perspectives of Human Rights in Rigveda, International Sanskrit Conference, on 26th to 28th September 2014, Organised by Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, Haridwar.

5. Topic: The Vision of Sree Sankara, International Seminar on Perspectives on Sre Sankara: Classical and Contemporary Readings, on 18th & 19th February 2013, Organised by Dept. of Vedanta, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady.

6. Parikshith Memorial International Lecture, on 25th February 2013, Organised by Govt. Sanskrit College, Tripunithura.

7. Topic: Bhalaramapanikkar mahodhayena Virachitham Adhunika Jivancharitraparakam Mahakavyam, International Sanskrit Conference, On 23rd to 25th August 2013, Delhi Sanskrit Academy, Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi.

8. ICPR Lecture of Prof. William Sweet on Models of Intercultural Philosophy, Organised by Dept. of Philosophy, SSUS, Kalady, On 27th July 2012.

NATIONAL SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

1. International Kerala History Conference, 5th Annual Session, on 9th, 10th, &11th November 2017, Dept.of History, M.S.M. College, Kayamkulam.

2. Three Day National Congress on Social Work Profession and Social Realities:Responses and Ripostes, 5th Indian Social Congress 2017, Held on 10 to 12,November 2017.

3. Three Day Post Graduate Seminar on Kavisiksa, on 6th to 8th February 2017.Organised by Dept. of Sanskrit, S.S.U.S., Kalady.

4. Swamy Vivekananda Vision and Mission on 1st to 3rd March 2017, Organised by Vivekananda Chair, S.S.U.S, Kalady.

5. Topic: Lokayatha Dharsanam, Two Day National Seminar on Bharatheeya Chintha: Dharsanavum Vimarsanavum, On 10th March 2016 Organised by Dept. of Malayalam, Thunchan Memorial Govt. College, Tirur.

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Prof. K.S. Ravikumar

Taming the quality of life is one among the fundamental objectives of any educational institution. Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit is established with a primary focus to impart novel academic and aesthetic excellence, where knowledge is conveyed on interdisciplinary grounds at the platform of Sanskrit - a globally acclaimed Indian symbol of socio-cultural tradition. The University has gone through many chapters of expansion since inception in the pursuit of excellence and sustenance. The students here at the University nurture their academic and creative innovations through their exposure towards arts and humanities hence rearing themselves into better social beings.

Pro Vice Chancellor
PROFILE SUMMARY

Prof. K.S. Ravikumar is the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University since January 29th, 2018. Formerly he was the Professor and Head of the Department of Malayalam, Dean, Faculty of Indian Languages in this University. He started teaching career as Lecturer in NSS College Service on November 25th, 1983. He was born at Kulanada near Pandalam, Pathanamthitta District, on November 30th, 1957. Studied at MDLP School, Kaipuzha, N.S.S. High School for Boys, Pandalam, N.S.S. College Pandalam and Department of Malayalam, Kariavattom Campus, University of Kerala. He was awarded Ph.D. in Malayalam from University of Kerala.Authored 10 books of literary criticism in Malayalam, edited 20 books with critical introduction and translated two books. Published 54 Research papers and more than 250 articles in Literary Magazines. He was a member of the General Council of Sahithya Akademi (National Akademi of Letters) New Delhi, Advisory Board Member of National Book Trust for Malayalam Language etc. Prof. K.S. Ravikumar was member of various academic committees of several Universities.

ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS
  • 1. Dean, Faculty of Indian Languages, Sree Sankaracharaya University of Sanskrit, Kalady 2016-18
  • 2. Professor & HOD, Department of Malayalam, Sree Sankaracharaya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, 2010-18
  • 3. Member, PG Board of Studies (Malayalam), University of Madras 2011-14.
  • 4. Member, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Kerala, 2007 -2013.
  • 5. Member, PG Board of Studies (Malayalam), University of Kerala, 2002-2005.
  • 6. Member, Academic Council, Sree Sankaracharaya University of Sanskrit, from 2010.
  • 7. Chairman, P.G. Board of Studies, Sree Sankaracharaya University of Sanskrit, from 2010.
  • 8. Member, University Planning Board, Sree Sankaracharaya University of Sanskrit, Kalady.
  • 9. Co-ordinator, Official Language Monitoring Committee, Sree Sankaracharaya University of Sanskrit, Kalady.
  • 10.Member, Publication Advisory Committee, Sree Sankaracharaya University of Sanskrit, Kalady.
  • 11.Member, Publication Advisory Committee, Thunchath Ezhuthacchan Malayalam University, Tirur.
  • 12.Member, Board of Studies (Malayalam Sahitya Padanam, Sahitya Rechana), Thunchath Ezhuthacchan Malayalam University, Tirur.
ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS
  • 1. Fr. Abraham Vadakkel Award (2017)
  • 2. Dr. C.P. Menon Award (2016) Suvarnakairali Award (2016)
  • 3. Prof. Narendra Prasad Award (2015)
  • 4. Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award(2009)
  • 5. Abudhabi Sakthi Thayatt Award (2000)
JURY FOR LITERARY AWARDS
  • 1. Sahitya Akademi (National Academy of Letters) Award.
  • 2. Tagore Award, Sahitya Akademi (National Academy of Letters).
  • 3. Bhasaha Samman (Constituted by Central Institute of Indian Languages - CIIL-, Mysore).
  • 4. Rashtriya Sahithyak Puraskar (Constituted by Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad, Kolkata).
  • 5. Vayalar Award.
  • 6. Kerala Sahitya Academy Award.
  • 7. Padmarajan Award for Short Fiction.
  • 8. V.P. Sivakumar Memorial Keli Award.
  • 9. Mahakavi Pandalam Kerala Varma Kavitha - Madhyama Awards.
  • 10.State Bank of Travancore Literary Award.
EDUCATION
  • 1. Ph.D Malayalam 1999 University of Kerala
  • 2. Master of Arts Malayalam 1982 University of Kerala
  • 3. Bachelor of Arts Malayalam 1980 University of Kerala
TEACHING EXPERIENCE - 35 years at College and University Level
  • 1. Professor & HOD Sree Sankaracharya 2010-2018 University of Sanskrit
  • 2. Jr. Lecturer / Various NSS Colleges1983-2010 Lecturer/Reader
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE - Research Guidance Experience - 18 years
  • 1.Ph.D. by Research (1999) Title :Traditional Elements in Modern Malayalam Poetry - A Study.
RESOURCE PERSON
  • 1. UGC - Academic Staff College, University of Kerala.
  • 2. UGC - Academic Staff College, University of Calicut.
  • 3. State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Keralam.
  • 4. Davidian Linguistics Association (DLA), Trivandrum.
  • 5. Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University, Tirur.
BOOKS PUBLISHED - Authored
  • 1. M.T. Aksharasilpi, Literary Criticism, Chinta Publishers, Thiruvananthapuram, 2017.
  • 2. Kadhayude Varshikavalayangal, Literary Criticism, S.P.C.S Kottayam, 2015.
  • 3. Kadammanittakkalam, Memoirs, D.C. Books, Kottayam, First Edition, 2014.,Second Edition, 2015.,Third Edition, 2015.
  • 4. Aadunikadhayude Apaavarangal, Literary Criticism, S.P.C.S Kottayam, 2014.
  • 5. Aakhyananthinte Adarukal, Literary criticism, DC Books, Kottayam, 2006 (1st Ed), 2007 (2nd Ed.), 2010 (3rd Ed.).
  • 6. Karoor, Monograph in Malayala Sahitya Nayakanmar series, Department of Publications,University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, 2010.
  • 7. Kadhayude Kadha, Study, Chinta Publishers, Thiruvananthapuram, 2007 (1st Ed), 2008 (2nd Ed.)
  • 8. Vilasini, Monograph in makers of Indian Literature series, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 2005.
  • 9. Kadhayum Bhavukathwa Parinamavum, Literary Criticism, Current Books, Kottayam, 2002., 2nd Edition,S.P.C.S Kottayam, 2012.
  • 10.Cherukadha Vakkum Vazhiyum, Literary Criticism, Current Books, Kottayam, 1999., 2nd Edition, SPCS, Kottayam, 2009.
BOOKS PUBLISHED - Classics Retold
  • 1. Jathaka Kadhakal, DC Books, Kottayam, First Edition 1994 (10 editions).
  • 2. Hithopadesa Kadhakal, Kerala State Institute for Children’s Literature, Trivandrum, First Edition, 1998 (3 Editions).
BOOKS PUBLISHED - Edited with critical introduction
  • 1. Navarechana-Malayalam Kadhakal, National Book Trust, New Delhi, 2016.
  • 2. Kadhakal - Thakazhi, D.C. Books, Kottayam, 2015.
  • 3. S.K. Pottekkattinte Kadhakal-Sampoornam (2 volumes), D.C. Books, Kottayam, 2013.
  • 4. P.V. Velayudhan Pillayude Theranjedutha Prabandhangal, Kerala Sahitya Academi, Thrissur, 2010.
  • 5. Lalithambika Antharjanathinte Kadhakal Sampoornam, Lalithambika Antharjanam, D.C.Books,Kottayam, 2009.
  • 6. Kadammanittakkavitha, State Institute of Languages, Thiurvananthapuram (2008).
  • 7. Basheerinte Noottandu, Chintha Publishers, Thiurvananthapuram (2008).
  • 8. Navoddhana Kadhakal (10 volumes), DC Books, Kottayam (2003).
  • 9. K. Saraswathiyammayude Sampoorna Krithikal, DC Books, Kottayam (2001).
  • 10.Kirathavrithangalude Kavi, Chinta Publishers, Thiurvananthapuram (1995).
  • 11.Kadammanittayile Kavi, DC Books, Kottayam (1995).
  • 12.Aadyakala Kadhakal, Current Books, Kottayam (1993) 3 editions.
  • 13.100 Varsham 100 Kadha, DC Books, Kottayam (1991) 2 editions.
BOOKS PUBLISHED - Introductions to Prominent Books
  • 1.C.B. Kumarinte Kadhakal, C.B. Kumar, Kerala Sahitya Akademi, Thrissur, 2012.
  • 2.Theranjedutha Kadhakal, Ashokan Cheruvil, DC Books, Kottayam, 2011.
  • 3.Puthu Kalam Puthu Kadha, Chintha Publishers, Thiruvananthapuram, 2010.
  • 4.Kadhakal - Onakkur, George Onakkur, SPCS, Kottayam-2010.
  • 5.Ente Kavitha, Madhavikkutty, Pusthaka Presadaka Sangam, Pandalam, 1985.
PAPER PRESENTATIONS IN SEMINARS
  • 1. Talk in New Delhi National Book Trust 14th January 2016Short Stories of World Book Fair.IndiaNew DelhiYoung Writers in Malayalam
  • 2. National Seminar on SahityaAkademi Trivandrum Malayalam Tamil and Malayalam New Delhi 07.Sept. 2015 Short Story Literature
  • 3. National Seminar Sahithya Akademi Sahithya Akademi Paper Presentation on Literary Criticism New Delhi New Delhi State of Literary Texts, Trends and 15 March 2014 Criticism in Malayalam Issues
  • 4. National Seminar on Sahithya Akadami New Delhi Locating Thakazhi in Realism in Indian New Delhi 3 Sept. 2013 the History of Malayalam Fiction Literature
  • 5. National Seminar on SahityaAkadami Hubli (Karnatak Sate) 100 Years of ‘Centenary Celebration New Delhi 29 January 2013 Malayalam Short Story of South Indian fiction’
  • 6. National Seminar on Kerala Sahitya Alappuzha Short Stories of Thakazhi Centenary Akadami 11 May 2012 Thakazhi
  • 7. National Seminar Dept of Hindi Kochi Indianness in on Indianness in CUSAT Kochi 13 January 2012 Contemporary Contemporary Criticism Malayalam Criticism
SYNDICATE

The Syndicate shall be the chief executive body of the University and shall consist of the following members, namely:─Ex-officio Members[i] the Vice-Chancellor[(ii)]The Pro-Vice-Chancellor[(iii)]The Secretary to the Government, Higher Education Department or an Officer of the Higher Education Department not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary, nominated by him;[(iv)] The Secretary to Government, Finance Department or an Officer of the Finance Department not below the rank of Deputy Secretary to Government, nominated by him.

SYNDICATE MEMBERS

  1. Vice-Chancellor
  2. Pro Vice-Chancellor
  3. Sri. T.V Rajesh MLA Member, Legislative Assembly Neyyar block, MLA Hostel, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram – 69S 033 ,Kulappuram, Vilayankode P.O., Kannur – 670 004 Contact: 0497-287034S(R), 9446400828(M) Email:tvrajeshk@gmail.com
  4. Dr. G. Gangadharan Nair Dean, Faculty of Sanskrit Grammar Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady–683574 Contact : 9446134695 (Mob) E – mail: sivaganga2000@gmail.com
  5. Dr. K.G. Ramadasan Keecheril, Udayamperur PO Ernakulam – 682307 Contact: 0484 – 2791913 (Res), 9496118910 (Mob) E – mail: kgramadasan@gmail.com
  6. Prof. K.K. Viswanathan “Prasanth” Neduvaramcode PO Kodukulanji (via) Pin – 689 508 Contact: 0479 – 2360665 (Res), 9447052665 (Mob) E – mail: kkviswanathan252@gmail.com
  7. Prof. Thomas.K.Job Kattoor House Devagiri Campus Medical College PO Calicut – 673 008 Contact: 0495 – 2355866 (Res), 9447419209 (Mob) E – mail: jobkattoor@yahoo.com
  8. Prof. Mohandas Vaisakh, Santhinagar, House No. 8 West Kadungallur, Aluva Pin – 683 110 Contact: 0484 – 2607697 (Res), 9447117697 (Mob), 9447049907 (Mob) E – mail: mvaisakh@yahoo.com
  9. Dr. P.C Muraleemadhavan Professor & Head, Department of Sanskrit Sahitya, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Deemed University, Puranattukara, Thrissur – 680 553 Contact: Ph: 9446577808 (Mob) E-mail – muraleemadhavan@yahoo.com
  10. Dr. S. Ramachandran Nair Professor & Head(Retd), Department of History, SSUS Kalady Dean, Faculty of Indology, SSUS Kalady Contact: Ph: 9447041694 (Mob) E-mail – ramarappura@gmail.com
  11. Dr. Babu Joseph Associate Professor & Head, Department of Hindi, KE College, Mannanam, Kottayam- 686561 Contact: Ph: 9447868474 (Mob) E-mail – drbabuvadakkan@gmail.com
  12. Dr. Nessy Daniel Former Professor & Head, Department of Philosophy, University of Kerala Contact: Ph: 9447471011 (Mob) E-mail – nesykurakose@gmail.com
  13. Dr. Sajitha K.R Associate Professor Department of Malayalam Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit Kalady–683574 Contact: 9497796587 (Mob) E – mail: krsajithaa@gmail.com
  14. Dr. T. Mini Associate Professor Department of Sanskrit Sahitya Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit Kalady–683574 Contact: 9446086894 (Mob) E – mail: minijayan1e7@gmail.com
  15. Dr. V.G. Gopalakrishnan Professor Department of Hindi Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit Kalady –683574 Contact: 9446358534 (Mob) E – mail: veejigopal@gmail.com
  16. Sri. M.G. Ranjith Kumar The Secretary to Government Hogher Education Department Government Secretariat Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001 Aarathy, Sooranad P.O., Kollam – 690 522 Contact: 9446785588 E-mail: mgrk1968@gmail.com
  17. The Secretary to Government, Finance Department, Government Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram – 695001

ACADEMIC COUNCIL

A. EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

1. Dr.Darmaraj Adatt, Vice Chancellor

2. Dr. K.S.Ravikumar,Pro vice chancellor

3. Secretary Higher Education Department

4. Secretary Finance Department

5. Director of Public Instruction

6. Director of Collegiate Education

7. Deans of Faculties

     a. Dr.C.Rajendran, Dean, Sanskrit Literature

     b. Dr.M.Manimohanan, Dean, Sanskrit Grammer

     c. Dr.M.S.Muraleedharan Pillai, Dean, Indian Metaphysics

     d. Dr.Satakopatatacharya, Dean, Indian logic

     e. Dr.T.G.Sreekumar, Dean, Other Sanskrit Studies

     f. Dr.A.Paslithil, Dean, Indology

     g. Dr.Sunil P. Elayidom, Dean Indian Languages

     h. Prof.Narayanan, Dean Foreign Languages

     i. Dr.Shaji Varkey, Dean Arts and Social Science

     j. Dr.P.K.Vijayan, Dean, Science, Technology and Education

8. The Heads of Departments

     i. Dr.V.R.Muraleedharan, Head, Sanskrit Sahitya

     ii. Dr.K.Muthulekshmi , Head, Sanskrit Vedanta

     iii. Dr .K.Vishnu Namboothiri, Head, Sanskrit Vyakarana

     iv. Dr.K.K.Ambika Devi , Head, Sanskrit Nyaya

     v. Dr.H.Poornima, Head, Sanskrit General (i/c. of Vastuvidya)

     vi. Dr.Jacob Thomas Puthuppalli, Head, Ayurveda

     vii. Dr.Shanti Nair, Head, Hindi

     viii. Dr.V.A.Valsalan, Head, Malayalam

     ix. Dr .K.C.Ataullah Khan, Head, Urdu

     x. Dr .N.Jenny Rappai, Head, English

     xi. Dr.A.Paslithil, Head, History

     xii. Dr.K.G.Dilip, Head, Sociology

     xiii. Smt.Reshma Bharadwaj, Head, Social work

     xiv. Sri.Lukose George, Head, Physical Education

     xv. Dr.Manju Gopal, Head, Music

     xvi. Dr.K.M.Abu, Head, Dance

     xvii. Sri.T.S.Saju, Head, Painting

     xviii. Dr.H.Sylaja, Head, Psychology

     xix. Dr.T.S.Saju, Head, Geography

     xx. Dr.Abey Koshi, Head, Philosophy

     xxi. Sri.A.K.Madhu, Head, Theatre

     xxii. Dr. M.Kunjumoideenkutty, Course Coordinator Arabic

9. Dr. T.P.Raveendran,The Registrar

10.Kum.Anjuna K.A, University Chairperson

11. Members of the Syndicate

     i. Sri.T.V.Rajesh, MLA

     ii. Dr.K.G.Ramadasan

     iii. Prof.K.K.Viswanathan

     iv. Prof.S.Mohandas

     v. Prof.Thomas K. Job

     vi. Dr.T.Mini

     vii. Dr.V.G.Gopalakrishnan

     viii. Dr.Sajitha K.R.

     ix. Dr.Babu Joseph

     x. Dr.Nessy Daniel

     xi. Dr.P.C.Muralee Madhavan

     xii. Dr.S.Ramachandran Nair

B. ELECTED MEMBERS

1. Dr.K.M.Sangamesan(Faculty of Sanskrit Literature)

2. Dr.K.Yamuna(Faculty of Sanskrit Grammar)

3. Smt.Renuka K.C. (Faculty of Indian Logic)

4. Dr.K.Muthulekshmi (Faculty of Indian Metaphysics)

5. Dr.Shamshad Hussain K.T. (Faculty of Indian Languages)

6. Dr.C.M.Manoj Kumar(Faculty of Foreign Languages)

7. Dr.Biju V. (Faculty of Arts and Social Science)

8. Dr.Saju T.S. (Faculty of Science, Technology and Education)

C. NOMINATED MEMBERS

1. Dr. C. Rajendran, Professor (Rtd.) Department of Sanskrit, University of Calicut, Thenjipalam, Malappuram.

2. Dr. Sivadasan.P., Professor & Head, Department of History University of Calicut, Malappuram (Indology)

3. Prof. P. K. Pokker, Senior Research Fellow, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi (Former Professor & Head) Department of Philosophy, University of Calicut. (Indian Philosophy)

4. Dr. Scaria Zacharia, Former Professor, Department of Malayalam, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady. (Indian Languages)

5. Dr. D. Nirmala Devi, Former Professor, School of Gandhian Thought and Development Studies, M.G. University , Kottayam. (Woman)

6.Student Representatives

     i. Savithri K.K, Kammalamkunnath House, Thekkemmuri P.O, Karanmanna (via), Palakkad - 679 506 - Post Graduate Student, Dept. of Psychology

     ii. Alaka J, Jayasadanam, Panangadu P.O, Kulanada, Pandalam - 689 503 - Research Student, Dept. of English

Right to Information

Public Information Officers under RTI Act 2005

First Appellate Authority

  • Dr.M.Manimohanan, Registrar in charge

Public Information Officers

  • Sri.George Thomas, Deputy Registrar, Finance

  • Sri. C.C. George, Assistant Registrar, Administration

  • Sri. K.A Yoosuf, Deputy Registrar, Academic

  • Sri. N.G. Unnikrishnan, Assistant Registrar, Examination

Assistant Public Information Officer

  • Sr. P.B Sakkir, Assistant Registrar

How to make a request for information under the RTI Act?

  1. The request shall be in writing or through electronic means in English or Malayalam or in the official language of the area in which the application is made.

  2. The full name, address, particulars of information required and other relevant reference, if any, are to be clearly specified in the application.

  3. The application shall be accompanied by the prescribed fee.

Govt. Of Kerala have prescribed the Kerala Right to Information (Regulation of Fee and cost Rules, 2006). The application fee is Rs.10/- which shall be paid in any of the following manners :

  1. Pay in slip at the University Cash counter

The application has to be addressed to the Public Information Officer, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram 695034, specifying the particulars of the information sought for by him.

Assistance

Where the applicant cannot make the request in writing, the State Public Information Officer shall render all reasonable assistance to the person making the request to reduce the oral request into a written request.

Persons below poverty line are not required to remit the application fee. However, they are required to produce BPL certificate from the Block Development Officer for those persons residing in rural areas and, from the Secretary of the Corporation/Municipality of those residing in the Corporation / Municipal area, respectively.

An applicant is not required to give any reason for requesting the information or any other personal details except those that may be necessary for contacting him.

Time limit for Information

On receipt of a request for information, the Public Information Officer shall either give the information on payment of the prescribed fee or reject the request for any of the reasons specified in section 8 and 9 of the RTI Act as expeditiously as possible, and in any case within thirty days of the receipt of the request.

Where the information sought for concerns the life or liberty of a person , the same shall be given within 48 hours of the receipt of the request.

If the decision on the request for information is not given within the prescribed time limit, the request shall be deemed to have been refused.

Where a decision is taken to provide the information on payment of the cost of providing the information, the Public Information Officer shall send an intimation to the person making the request giving details of the fee representing the cost of providing the information and the calculation made to arrive at the amount, requesting him to deposit the fees. The period intervening between the dispatch of the above intimation and payment of fees shall be excluded for the purpose of maximum period in determining the time limit for providing the information.

Fee for providing information

  1. Rupees two for each page in A4 size paper

  2. Actual charge or cost price of the copy in larger size paper

  3. Actual cost or price for samples or models, maps, plans etc.

  4. For inspection of records, no fee for the first hour; and a fee of rupees ten for every subsequent thirty minutes or fraction thereof.

Provided, that in the case of public authorities other than the Government Departments, the fee shall be remitted to the account of such public authority as provided in clause (c) and (d) of rule 3 of the Kerala Right to Information (Regulation of Fee and Cost Rules), 2006.

Services available in the University for which specific procedure and fee are fixed, cannot be provided under the RTI Act. Eg: Genuineness of a certificate, attestation of certificates, scrutiny of answer paper, copy of answer scripts, mark lists, duplicate mark lists, special certificates, degree certificates, eligibility/equivalency certificates etc.

Persons below poverty line are exempted from payment of application fee and also the fee for providing the information. The Government of Kerala has authorized the Block Development Officers as the competent authority to issue the eligibility certificate to those below poverty line in rural areas and, the Secretary of the Corporation/Municipality for those below poverty line in the Corporation / Municipal area.

Rejection of a request

Where a request is rejected, the State Public Information Officer shall inform the person making the request.

  1. The reason for such rejection

  2. Period within which the appeal may be preferred; and

  3. The particulars of the Appellate Authority

Exempted Organizations

By virtue of the powers vested under section 24 of the RTI Act, Government of Kerala, has exempted the following organizations from the purview of the Act.

  1. Special Branch CID

  2. Crime Branch CID

  3. District Special Branches of all Districts/Cities.

  4. District and Crime Record Bureau

  5. Police Telecommunication Unit

  6. Confidential Branch in the Police Headquarters, Kerala and Confidential sections in all Police Offices in Kerala

  7. State and Regional Forensic Science Laboratories

  8. State and District Finger Print Bureau

However, the information pertaining to allegations of corruption and human rights violations are not exempted from disclosure in the case of these exempted organisations. In the case of allegations of violation of human rights, the information shall be provided only after the approval of the State Information Commission and the information shall be provided within 45 days from the receipt of the request.

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