H. D. Charan

Prof. H. D. Charan

Board of Governors,
School of Planning And Architecture, Bhopal

     Prof. H.D. Charan acquired his B. Tech. and M. Tech. degree from MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur and Ph.D. from University of Roorkee. During Ph. D., he is recipient of prestigious Khosla Research Award for two consecutive year for his excellent research work.
     Prof. Charan held various academic positions i.e., Dean Student Welfare, Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Architecture, Dean, Academic Affairs, HOD (Civil Engineering) and he was one of the key persons for the establishment of RTU, Kota. Currently, he is Chairman, National Committee - Universal Human Values, AICTE, Delhi. He was founder Vice Chancellor of Bikaner Technical University, Bikaner from April 2018 to 2021.
    One of the significant contributions of Prof. Charan to the Technical Education of Rajasthan is the introduction of “Universal Human Values and Ethics” as mandatory course for the students. Hundreds of teachers and thousands of students have been trained through week long workshops on UHV. He is significantly contributing in inculcation of UHV in Technical Education at National Level. He has been awarded as “Visionary Leader - 2020” by Institute of Engineers (India) for his contribution in UHV.
    He is one of the core members of National Coordination Committee of Students Induction Program (NCC IP) of AICTE New Delhi, for promotion of Art, Culture and values amongst students. He has been nominated, as a member of Board of Management of AIIMS Jodhpur by Govt. of India.
    He is a leading consultant in the field of Civil Engineering and providing technical advise for infrastructure projects e.g. bridges, dams, buildings, water tanks, canals, power plants, highways etc.

Earlier Chairperson
1. Dr. Bimal Patel
     13 Jan 2016 - 13 Jan 2021
2. Smt. Sunita Kohli
     Jan 2014 – 12 Jan 2016
3. Prof. E.F.N Ribeiro
     (Founder Chairman)
     Jan 2009 – Jan 2014