Bidyut Chakrabarty Vice Chancellor, Visva Bhararti University, Santiniketan, West Bengal
Bidyut Chakrabarty is Vice-Chancellor, Visva Bharati, West Bengal. He was Professor in the Department of Political Science in University of Delhi till November 2018. He completed his PhD from London School of Economics and has been associated with teaching and research for more than three decades. He has taught in several prestigious educational institutions, such as the London School of Economics; Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta; Monash University, Australia; National University of Singapore; Hamburg University, Germany. Professor Chakrabarty has authored several textbooks and academic books. Among his publications are Public Administration: From Government to Governance (2017), Winning the Mandate: The Indian Experience (2016), Communism in India: Events, Processes and Ideologies (2014), Indian Politics and Society since Independence: Events, Processes and Ideology (2008) and The Governance Discourse: A Reader (2008).