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Prof. Dr. D.Swaminadhan, Vice – Chairman, State Planning Board, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, A.P, Former Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, and a Former Member, Planning Commission, Government of India, is a distinguished engineer, educationist, researcher, planner and an educational administrator. He is a Graduate in Civil Engineering from Andhra University and a Doctorate in Structural Engineering from Liverpool University, U.K. His contributions to engineering and technology education and research are well known. He is recipient of several awards in recognition of his outstanding services, achievements and contributions.

He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), a Fellow of Indian Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences. Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad have conferred on him D.Sc and Ph.D. (h/c) respectively in recognition of his academic achievements. Dr.Swaminadhan is a Former Hon.Director, National Bridge Research and Development Centre[NBRDC], Hyderabad. Dr.D.Swaminadhan is the Founder Trustee and Chairman of Dr. D. Swaminadhan Research Foundation and the President of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Studies (JNIAS).




Dr. Syed. Zaheer Qasim, a former Member, Planning Commission (Science & Technology), Government of India, is a distinguished scientist. He has had a distinguished career and excelled in diverse fields such as a teacher, researcher, administrator, leader, policy maker and a planner. He is also an Oceanographer and held positions as Director, National Institute of Oceanography, Goa and Secretary, Department of Ocean Development, Government of India. He was the leader of the first Antarctic Expedition. He is recipient of many national and international awards. Dr. Qasim was awarded Padmashri in 1979 and Padma Bhushan in 1982. Dr. Qasim is also Founder Trustee of Dr. D. Swaminadhan Research Foundation.



Mr. D. Sreedhar, is a youth with dynamism and is engaged in business avocation. Inspite of his visual handicap he has strong desire and commitment for social action and for the improvement of quality of life of the poor people. Mr.Sreedhar is also the Founder Trustee of Dr. D. Swaminadhan Research Foundation.





Dr. (Mrs) S. Sudha Prabhat, is a distinguished medical doctor holding a senior Medical Officer’s position in the Government of India. She has a flair for medical and health care for the poor. Her commitment for the women’s development, especially the poor, is praise worthy. Dr. Sudha is also a Founder Trustee of Dr. D. Swaminadhan Research Foundation.