BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Patron of NISWASS
1. Mr. K.R. Narayanan, Vice-Chancellor, JNU Vice-President and President of India 1985-2002

Former Chairpersons of the Board of Governors

1. Mr. J.A. Dave, IAS, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Odisha 1976-1977
2. Mr. K. Ramamurty, IAS, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Odisha 1977-1979
3. Mr. S.M.H. Burney, IAS, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Odisha 1979-1980
4. Prof. (Dr.) Mahendra Kumar Rout, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 1980-1983
5. Prof. (Dr.) Manmathnath Das, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 1983-1985
6. Mr. Bimal Kishore Mishra, IAS, Administrator, Utkal University 1985-1986
7. Prof. (Dr.) K.M. Pattnaik, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 1986 (Part)
8. Maj. P.K. Das, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 1986-1987
9. Mr. P.S. Habeeb Mohamed, IAS, Administrator, Utkal University 1987-1989
10. Prof. (Dr.) Trilochan Pradhan, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 1989-1991
11. Prof. (Dr.) S. Acharya, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 1991-1995
12. Prof. (Dr.) G.K. Das, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 1995-1998
13. Prof. (Dr.) Gokulananda Das, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 1998-2001
14. Prof. (Dr.) Pandab Nayak, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 2001-2003
15. Mr. Arun Samantaray, IAS, Administrator, Utkal University 2003-2004
16. Prof. (Dr.) Laxmi Narayan Mishra, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 2005-2008
17. Prof. (Dr.) Binayak Rath, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University 2008-2011

Present Members of the Board of Governors
(Elected every three years)
1. Dr. Sitakant Mahapatra, IAS (Retd.),
Former Secretary to Government of India
Chairman
2. Vice Chancellor, Utkal University Member
3. Vice Chancellor, OUAT, Bhubaneswar Member
4. Vice Chancellor, Berhampur University Member
5. Vice Chancellor, Sambalpur University Member
6. Vice Chancellor, Utkal University of Culture Member
7. Mr. Vivekananda Pattanayak, IAS (Retd.),
Former Chairman, Odisha Public Service Commission
Member
8. Director, Higher Education Member
9. Prof. B.K. Patnaik, President Emeritus and
Executive President, NISWASS
Member
10. Maj. K.P. Mohanty, President, NISWASS Member
11. Mr. John Nayak, IPS (Retd.),
President, Centre for Development Education and Communication
Member
12. Dr. R.K. Nayak, IAS (Retd.),
Founder and President Emeritus, NISWASS
Member-Convener