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Dr. Arun K. GuptaDr. Arun K. Gupta, M.A (English), M.Ed. (Gold Medalist), Ph.D. is the Chairperson of Board of Directors of Model Institute of Education and Research (MIER). He is widely regarded as the “Father” of private educational enterprise in J&K and has championed the cause of quality education over his 40 year career. He is an acclaimed researcher with over 150 research papers and books & an authority in the field of creativity, school and higher education and psychology. He is also the author of several books & fellow of United Writers Association of India.

Dr. Renu GuptaDr. Renu Gupta, M.A (Psychology),   M.Ed.,  Ph.D.  is the Vice Chairperson, Model Institute of Education and Research & former Principal, MIER College of Education.  She is dealing with Policy Planning, Administration, Training, Research and Teaching. She has many publications and research papers to her credit.  She is a national level trainer for the empowerment of women under UGC and also Director Centre for Women Studies. She is a highly experienced assessor of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Prof. Y.R. MalhotraProf. Y.R. Malhotra, M.Sc., Ph.D & Fulbright-Hays Fellow (University of Minnesota, U.S.A) is a renowned educationist and former Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu .  He has also been the Member J&K Legislative Council (MLC) nominated as Educationist / Scientist. he is also a member of various academic and professional bodies.  He has received numerous awards at national and international levels.

Prof. Bhim Singh DahiyaProf. Bhim Singh Dahiya, M.A (English), Ph.D (University of Cincinnati, USA) is a renowned educationist & former VC, Kurukshetra University (1993-96). He has served as the Pro-VC, Kurukshetra University, Registrar, M.D University, Rohtak and a member, Governing body, United States Educational Foundation in India. He has also served as the Professor of English, Kurukshetra University and M.D Rohtak University.

Prof. R.G. KothariProf. R.G. Kothari, M.Sc.(Math), M.Ed., Ph.D (S. P. University, V.V. Nagar.)  is the Dean, Faculty of Education &  Psychology, at M.S. University, Vadodara .  He has also served as the VC, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat.  He has numerous National and International awards  to his credit. He is a prolific writer,  noted author, acclaimed researcher and a renowned authority in the field of teacher education.

Mr. Kuldeep KhodaMr. Kuldeep Khoda, M.Sc. (Physics) from IIT, Delhi is a former Director General of the J&K Police. He ably led the Police deptt. during years of tumultuous change in J&K. He has also served as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner of J&K State. He is the recipient of many International and national awards for his meritorious services including the Highest Civil Services Award from the Prime Minister and President of India.

Justice Sunil HaliJustice Sunil Hali, L.L.B. has been a former Judge of the J&K and Allahabad High Courts and an Ex Judicial Member of the Armed Forces Tribunal. He has over 40 years of experience and passed many landmark judgements during his tenure. Presently, he is working as a Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court of India and is the President of J&K Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission.

Prof. Irshad HamalProf. Irshad Hamal, M.Sc. (Botony), Ph.D. is an eminent academician and former Vice Chancellor of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri.   He has 23 years of teaching and 30 years of research experience. He has published numerous research papers besides participating in several national and international seminars and conferences and has membership of various University bodies/Research organizations.

Dr. Arun GopalDr. Arun Gopal, M.A. (Education), Ph.D. is a former Director of the NIPCCD, New Delhi. He has over 35 years of professional experience in the area of Women, Child Development and Public Administration. He is a top-ranking researcher and has worked as a Senior Consultant with Price Waterhouse Coopers, UNESCO, Agha Khan Foundation, CARE and other International and National agencies.

Prof. Adit GuptaProf. Adit Gupta, is the Director, MIER and Principal MIER College of Education. He has a Ph.D. from Curtin University, Australia and a double Masters in Education and Psychology. He is also an alumnus of the ‘International Visitors Leadership Programme’ of the US Government. Dr. Gupta was also conferred the prestigious ‘Endeavour Executive Award’ of the Australian Govt.

Prof. Ankur GuptaProf. Ankur Gupta, B.E (Hons.) Computer Science and MS Software Systems degrees from BITS, Pilani and  Ph.D from the NIT Hamirpur, is the Director at MIET, Jammu. Prior to joining the academia, he worked as a Technical Team Lead at Hewlett Packard. He has filed 20 patents, published 70+ research papers and received competitive funding over Rs. 2 Crores. He is recipient of AICTE Career Award.