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Professor Yogesh Singh

Vice Chancellor



E-mail: vc@du.ac.in 
Tel: 27667011

Ms. Vinod Kapoor  PS

Hon'ble Visitor (The President of India) has appointed Professor Yogesh Singh as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Delhi. Professor Yogesh Singh assumed the charges of the Vice Chancellor on 8th October, 2021 (A/N). Prior to that he was the Vice Chancellor of Delhi Technological University. Prior to that he has been the Director of Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi (December 31, 2014 to July 24, 2017) and Vice Chancellor of Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat (July 07, 2011 to December 29, 2014). Government of Gujarat had given him the second term of Vice Chancellor, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, which he continued up till December 29, 2014.

He received his M.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engineering) and Ph.D.(Computer Engineering) degrees from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, Haryana. He has supervised 23 Ph.Ds in the area of Software Engineering. He has more than 250 publications in International and National Journals/Conferences.

He wrote a book on “Software Testing” published by Cambridge University Press, England (2011). He has also co-authored books on Software Engineering published by New Age International Delhi (2002), and Object Oriented Software Engineering published by PHI Learning, Delhi (2012). Prof. Yogesh Singh participated in YALE-INDIA LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME in Yale University, USA (2011).

He is a member of the Executive Committee of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with effect from October 03, 2019. He is also an independent Director of Gujarat State Petro Net Ltd. and Gujarat State Petroleum Corporations Ltd. (Government of Gujarat Undertakings) since May, 2013 and March, 2015 respectively. He is appointed as the Additional Director (Non-Executive, Independent Director) on the Board of Director of Gujarat Gas for the tenure of 5 years w.e.f. from 15 August, 2021. Prof. Yogesh Singh is the Chairman of Governing Board of Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre, Gandhinagar, an Autonomous Inter-University Centre (IUC) of University Grants Commission, New Delhi (Ministry of Education, Govt. of India).

Prof. Singh was the Chairman, Central Regional Committee, All India Council for Technical Education, Bhopal (covering States of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh & Gujarat) from December 2011 to May 2014. He was member of the General Council of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and was also the member of the Governing Council of Association of Indian Universities.

He has served as Dean, University School of Information Technology (2001-2006), Controller of Examinations (2006-2011) and Director Students Welfare of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi.

Prof. P. C. Joshi  (B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. in Medical Anthropology , Delhi University).  He has been the Head of the Department in Anthropology in the University of Delhi. He served as Head of the Department  in various institutions like HNB Garhwal University and Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences.  He was nominated Asia Coordinator of the European Union 6th Framework Microdis Integrated Project, 2007 and was a delegate of the European Union to Poznan, Poland in United Nations Framework Climate Change Conference in 2008.  He is recipient of the Indira Priyadarshini Vriksha Mitra National Award  as Friends of Trees founder member, 1987 and the Inter-University Centre Associateship Award in Humanities and Social Sciences, 1996-1999, Certificate of Honour at the First France-India Meet on Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, 2007, Plaque of Appreciation from Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines, 2008, and Certificate of Appreciation on his research on disaster impacts in Asia and Europe by Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia in 2009, among other honours and distinctions.  He was the UGC Sap Advisory Committee member for the SV University, Tirupati, Vidhyasagar University, Midnapur, Central University of Hyderabad and Karnataka University Dharwad. He was the Task Force Member, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. He has been in the panel of experts for Indian Council of Social Science Research and Member of Advisory Committee, Anthropological Survey of India, Ministry of Culture, Government of India.  He has organized fifteen Conferences included one in the University of Hue, Vietnam in the year 2010. He is the current president of the Society for Indian Medical Anthropology, Mysore and specializes in the fields of Medical Anthropology, Himalayan Anthropology. Antibiotic Resistance and Qualitative Research Methods .   His scientific publications are in the field of Medical Anthropology, Traditional Medicines, Shamanism, Impact of Disasters, Life Style Diseases and Antibiotic Resistance. Besides nine books, his papers numbering more than 150 have appeared in the journals such as World Development, The Eastern Anthropologists, Man in India, Journal of Biosocial Science, Journal of Southasian Disaster Studies, Journal of Anthropology, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, European Academic Research, South Asian Anthropologist, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, International Journal of Human Science, Journal of Anthropological Survey of India, Indian Journal of Medical Research, Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Values in Health, Global Health Action, Family Practice, National Medical Journal of India and many more journals. He has supervised around 30 Ph.D. and around 25 M.Phil. students.

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