Ashoka Chandra International Management Institute, Delhi, India
Ashoka Chandra is a Scientist, Technologist, Educationist, Human Resource Planner and Administrator. Ashoka Chandra is Chair Professor, Ministry of IT Chair in Knowledge Economy; Chairman, Government of India Initiative on ‘Competitiveness in Knowledge Economy’; and Chairman, National Institute of Technology, Patna. He was also the Special Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development between June 1999 and June 2002.
Professor Ashoka Chandra headed the entire technical education system in the country, including IITs, IIMs, technological universities, all engineering colleges and polytechnics, institutions of management education, pharmacy, planning and architecture and applied arts for over a decade. He was also responsible for setting up the statutory All India Council for Technical Education.