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2015-2021: Dr. M. Rajeevan2008-2015: Dr Shailesh Nayak 2005-2008: Dr Prem Shanker Goel 2001-2005: Dr Harsh K Gupta 1995-2001: Dr A E Muthunayagam 1989-1992: Dr Vinod K Gaur 1982-1989: Dr. Syed Zahoor Qasim


Dr. M. Rajeevan

Dr M Rajeevan Name Dr M Rajeevan
Date of Birth 27 July 1961
Educational Qualifications MSc (Physics), PhD (Physics)
Secretary, MoES
 
December 2015 to July 2021 
Present affiliation/organization  -
Present address -
 
Telephone +91-8505902700
Email rajeevan61@yahoo.co.in

Important positions held

Years Institution Position held
December 1983 to August 1985 Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai Senior Scientific Assistant IR Astronomy Group
September 1985 to June 2008 Meteorological Centre Ahmedabad; National Climate Centre, India; Meteorological Department, Pune Meteorologist/Director of the National Climate Centre, India
July 2008 to January 2012 National Atmospheric Senior Research Laboratory, Department of Space, Tirupati Scientist F
February 2012 to  March 02, 2015 Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, New Delhi Scientist G/Adviser
March 03, 2015 to December 06, 2015 Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune Director
December 07, 2015 to July 31, 2021 Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India Secretary
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Dr Shailesh Nayak


shailesh Nayak Name Dr Shailesh Nayak
Date of birth 21 August 1953
Educational qualifications PhD Geology (1980) from M S University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Secretary, MoES August 2008 to August 2015
Present affiliation/organization 

Director, National Institute of Advanced Studies, IISc Campus, Bangalore

Present address National Institute of Advanced Studies
IISc Campus, Bangalore
Karnataka 560012
Telephone (+91) 8023601969
Email director@nias.res.in; shailesh@nias.res.in

Important positions held

Year Institution Position held
March 2018 onwards  National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru Director
January 2019 onwards TERI School of Advanced Studies (TERI-SAS), Delhi Chancellor
January 2016 to November 2017 36th International Geological Congress President
October 2015 to March 2018  Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) Distinguished Scientist
August 2008 to August 2015  Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) Secretary, MoES Chairman, Earth Commission
May 2006 Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Centre (INCOIS), MoES Director
February 2001 Marine and Water Resources, Space Applications Centre, ISRO Group Director
June 1998 Marine and Water Resources, Space Applications Centre, ISRO Head
January 1978 to April 2006 Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad, ISRO Scientist 
March 1977 Gujarat Engineering Research Institute Senior Scientific Assistant
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Dr Prem Shanker Goel


Prem Shanker Goel Name Dr Prem Shanker Goel
Date of birth 20 April 1947
Educational qualifications PhD
Secretary, MoES July 2005 to April 2008
Present affiliation/organization 
  • Honorary Distinguished Professor, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Bangalore
  • Honorary Distinguished Professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore
  • Satish Dhawan Chair Professor of Engineering Eminence, Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Haryana
  • Chairman Governing Body, National Innovation Foundation, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ahmedabad
  • Chairman, Research Council, Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research–National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR-NGRI), Hyderabad
  • Chairman, Research Advisory Council, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai
Present address No 6, 1st Main, 9th Cross
Opposite BESCOM Office
ISRO LAYOUT, Bangalore
Karnataka 560078
Telephone (+91) 7382618774
(+91) 9910049388
Email dr.psgoel@gmail.com

Important positions held

Year Institution Position held
November 1997 to June 2005 Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)Satelite Centre, Bangalore Director
November2005 to November2008 Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), New Delhi Chairman
July 2005 to April 2008 Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) Secretary
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Dr Harsh K Gupta


harisk Gupta Name Dr Harsh K Gupta
Date of birth 28 June 1942
Educational qualifications PhD
Secretary, MoES 2001 to 2005

Important positions held

Year Institution Position held
2011 to 2014 National Disaster Management Authority of India (Status: Minister of State,Government of India) Member
2001 to 2005 Ministry of Earth Sciences, Erstwhile Department of Ocean Development (DoD). Secretary
1992 to 2001 National Geophysical Research Institute(NGRI), Hyderabad. Director
1990 to 1992 Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Advisor
1987 to 1990 Cochin University of Science and Technology. Vice Chancellor
1982 to 1987 Centre of Earth Science Studies, Trivandrum. Director
1982 to 1987 Kerala Mineral Development and Exploration Project. Project Director
1978 to 2001 University of Texas at Dallas. Adjunct Professor
1972 to 1977 University of Texas at Dallas. Research Scientist
1971 to 1972 International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (IISEE), Tokyo. Senior UNESCO Fellow
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Dr A E Muthunayagam


mauthnayangam Name Dr A E Muthunayagam
Date of birth 11 January 1939
Educational qualifications
  • PhD from the School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, USA (1965)
  • M E (Power) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (1962)
  • B E (Mech) from University of Madras (1960)
  • LLB from the University of Kerala (1975)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science, Andhra University (1997)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science, Anna University (1998)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science, Karunya University (2008)
Secretary, MoES
(Erstwhile DoD)
17 April 1995 to 31 January 2001
Present affiliation/organization Chairman, AEM Ocean Technology and Services Private Limited, Tamil Nadu (2004-continuing)
Present address A 33, Pandit Colony
Kaudiar, Thiruvanthapuram
Kerala 695003
Telephone (+91) 9447995656
Email amuthunayagam@gmail.com

Important positions held

Year Institution Position held
2004 till date AEM Ocean Technology and Services Private Limited, Tamil Nadu Chairman
June 2015 to July 2019 Research Council for Engineering and Technology Programs, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), Kerala Chairman
April 2012 to June 2017 NIUSAT- Nano Satellite of NICHE Program Director
March 2012 to March 2017 NICHE, Tamil Nadu Adviser
March 2011 to March 2017 Centre for Desalination Research and Development, (NICHE), Tamil Nadu Director
2011 to 2015 Performance Related Incentive Scheme (PRIS-G) Committee of Department of Atomic Energy, GOI Member
2011 to 2014 Expert Appraisal Committee of MoEF, GOI (defence related strategic projects) Chairman
2011 to 2013 State Environmental Impact Assessment Authority, Kerala Chairman
March 2009 to March 2012 Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education (NICHE), Deemed University, Kumaracoil, Tamil Nadu Pro Chancellor
15 April 2005 to 14 April 2008 Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai Chairman
January 2005 to February 2007 KSCSTE, Kerala Executive Vice President
1 June 2001 to 31 December 2004 Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Tamil Nadu Director/Founder Vice Chancellor
1998 to 2000 Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) Chairman
1997 to 2001 Armament Research Board, Ministry of Defence, Government of India Chairman
1996 to 2001 Regional Committee of Inter-governmental Oceanographic Commission for the Central Indian Ocean (IOCINDIO) Chairman
1996 to 1998 Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) Vice chairman
17 April 1995 to 31 January 2001 Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India. (Erstwhile Department of Ocean Development) Secretary
June 1987 toApril1995 Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, ISRO Founder Director
April 1966 to April 1995 Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) , Government of India. Various positions-
Divisional Head, Group Director, Centre Director, Project Director, Program Director, etc
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Dr Vinod K Gaur 


Dr V K Gaur Name Dr Vinod K Gaur
Date of birth 11 July 1936
Educational qualifications PhD
Secretary, MoES
(Erstwhile DoD)
06 February 1989 to 05 February 1992
Present affiliation/organization 
  • Honorary Scientist
  • CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute
  • Bangalore
Present address 101, Windsor Court
17, Millers Road
Bangalore, Karnataka 560046
Telephone

Mobile
Res: 080 23437410
Off: 080 25051931
(+91) 9449067410
Email Gaurvinod36@gmail.com

Important positions held

Year Institution Position held
1960 to 1962 National Physical Laboratory, UK Scientific Officer
1966 to March 1983 University of Roorkee (now IIT)Roorkee Professor
April 1983 to January 1989 National Geophysical Research Hyderabad Director
February 1989 to February 1992 Department of Ocean Development New Delhi Secretary
March 1992 to July 1996 CSIR-Centre of Mathematical Modelling Bangalore Distinguished Scientist 
August 1996 to July 2015 Indian Institute of Astrophysics Bangalore Distinguished Professor
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Dr. Syed Zahoor Qasim


Dr Syed Zahoor Qasim2 Name Dr. Syed Zahoor Qasim
Date of Birth December 31, 1926
Educational Qualifications B Sc, Aligarh Muslim University (1949)
M Ss (Zoology), Aligarh Muslim University (1951)
D Sc and PhD, Bangor University, North Wales (1956)
Secretary, MoES
 
May 1981 to February 1989  
Present affiliation/organization  -
Present address -
 
Telephone -
Email -

Important positions held

Years Institution Position held
1964 to 1969 Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Assistant Director
1970 to 1973 Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi Director
1974 to 1981 National Institute of Oceanography, Goa Director
May 1981 to 1982 Department of Environment Secretary
April 1982 to 1988 Department of Ocean Development (DoD), erstwhile Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary
1989 to 1991 Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi Vice Chancellor
1991 to 1996 Planning Commission of India Member
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