"Vijnana Bhavana", No. 24/2 & 24/3, 21 Main Road, Banashankari II Stage,
Bengaluru - 560070, Karnataka State, INDIA
Telephone : +91 080 26718939, Mob: 9483549159,
E-mail : krvp.info@gmail.com

Last Updated: 02/07/2019

Bharat Ratna Professor C. N. R. RAO

National Research Professor
Linus Pauling Research Professor & 
Honorary President
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India

Chief Patron, Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat

Born: June 30, 1934, Bangalore, India

Office bearers / Executive committee members  for the period 2016 - 2019

President

Prof. S. V. Sankanur

Qualification : M.Sc., LLB (SPL)

Occupation / Designation : MLC, Vidhana Parishat, Govt of Karnataka

Educational Qualification : MSC., LLB (SPL)

Address : Vakil Chal, Gadag: 582 101

Contact Number : Mobile : 9448301983

Email Address : siddalingappasankanur@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Has served as Principal in Shivananad PU College,
Kalasapura Road, Gadag for many years, also served as resource person for High school teachers, PU Lecturers & Students. He has also served as State Ccordinator of Science Quiz for Highschool students & Science exhibition for degree students and other science projects. He has also authored/coauthored science (biology) textbooks for Pre-university First & second year Classes & Popular science books.

Dr. Hulikal Nataraju

Qualification: RBV, B.Ed.

Occupation / Designation : Head Master, Swami Vivekananda Kannada Medium
School, Doddaballapur, Bengaluru Rural

Educational Qualification : RBV B.Ed.

Address : “Shadakshari Krupa”, Deshada Pet,
Doddaballapur – 561 203
Bengaluru Rural Dist.

Contact Number : Mobile : 9481776616 / 9916100511

Email Address : hulikalnataraj2012@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Science teacher. Has participated as Resource persons
in many workshops. Has conducted more than 10000 miracle exposure programmes in many electronic media channels and also in print media. He has also penned 14 science books on miracle exposure. Personality development and health issues.

Social Work : Conducting programme on Miracle Exposure

Awards & Honours : Best teacher’s award given by Education department. Also many awards given by many voluntary organisations namely ; Sri Siddi Vidyabhushan,
Shikshana Ratna, Samaja Ratna, Vijnana Chintaka, Siddashri, Abudabhi Kannada Ratna, Sagara Sutha Award, Basavashree Kanakashree and many more. Has received Honorary Doctorate from Tumkur University in 2017.

Prof Gurunanjaiah S.M.

Qualification: M.Sc., N.C.C. ‘B’ & ‘C’ Certificate   (Army wing),

 Army attachment training course

Occupation / Designation : Professor & Head First Grade College

Educational Qualification : M.Sc., N.C.C. ‘B’ & ‘C’ Certificate (Army wing)

Army attachment training course

Address : No.1136, 1 st Cross, Paduvana Road,
T.K. Extn., Mysuru – 570 023

Contact Number : Mobile : 9448938569 Ph : 0821-2542589

Email Address : smgurunanjaiah@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Has been serving as Professor and Head, First
Grade College. Elected as Senate member of Mysuru University for 4 times and thrice Academic Council member. Has framed lab manual for the Vidyarthi Parishath. Member of Mysuru University Collegiate Development Board. Advisory Committee member, NSS. Has framed Chemistry rates for college students which was published in ‘Vijaya Karnataka’. Has participated as resource person in many seminars and symposiums.

Hon. Secretary

Shri Girish B. Kadlewad

Qualification: M.Sc., B.Ed.

Occupation / Designation : Science Teacher Govt. High School, Marathur, ChithapurTaluk, Kalburgi District.

Educational Qualification : M.Sc., B.Ed.

Address : “Karthik Heights”, F-303, Ramamandira Ring Road Kalburgi – 585 102

Contact Number : Mobile : 9448830454

Email Address : girishkadlewad@yahoo.co.in

Experience in Science activities : Has served as Treasurer in KRVP from 2010-
2016. Hon. President of Karnataka State D.Ed., B.PEd, B.Ed Graduate Association. Fought for the past 10 years for the enforcement of combined competitive examination for school teachers recruitment, as a President. Has been Science text book committee member for 8th standard. Has organised many science popularization and environmental activities in Hyderabad- Karnataka region.

Social Work : Actively participated and fought for the enforcement
of article 371 (special status for Hyderabad-Karnataka region)

Joint Secretary

Shri B.N. Srinath

Qualification: B.Sc., M.Ed.

Occupation / Designation : Academic field.

Educational Qualification : B.Sc., M.Ed.

Address : No.206, Near GurushreeVidyakendra KoustubhaNilaya Doddabidarakallu Nagasandra Post Bengaluru – 560 073

Contact Number : Mobile : 9845458697

Email Address : srinath.doddabidarakallu@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Served as treasurer of KRVP Bengaluru North for
the past 5 years. Actively participated in all the KRVP’s science activities. Actively participated and played a pivotal role in National level Children Science Congress.

Social Work : Currently he is the Secretary of Teacher’s Association a social organization working for the upliftment of teacher’s intellectual development also the organization focuses on resolving teacher’s problems. Has published many kannada books in the name “ Belaku Publications”.

Awards &Honours : “Best Co-oeprative“ award given by Karnataka Cooperative Association. “Best Teacher” given by Vijaya Karnataka. “ Viveka Vidya Chethana” award.

“Best guide” given by Kempegowda Cooperative Committee. “ Best Social Worker” award given by Yeshwanthpur Assembly constituency.

Treasurer

Shri Narendra Adanur

Qualification: BE, MS (IIT Chicago), MBA (IIM Bengaluru).

Occupation / Designation : Leading own software company.

Educational Qualification : BE, MS (IIT Chicago), MBA (IIM Bengaluru).

Address : 1) 1st floor, putsidappa building, railway station road, opp railway station,                                birur, chikmagalur District.

                 2) No.16/2, West Anjaneya Temple Road, Basavanagudi Bengaluru – 560 004.

Contact Number : Mobile : 9538086020, 080-26609429.

Email Address : abnarendra@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Has written many booklets on Science & Technology. Has coordinated many science workshops, seminars and training sessions.

Has conducted many lectures to engineering students on science and technology. Executive committee member of Rajaramanna Science center and have organized many workshops, competitions and science festival.

Social Work : Have been active in Swadeshi movement and organic
farming.

Members

Shri B. Doddabasappa

Qualification: BSc., B.Ed

Occupation / Designation : Headmaster, Aihole High School,Aihole, Hunugund Taluk Bagalkote Dist.

Educational Qualification : BSc., B.Ed

Address : Mahanthnagar, Hungund, Bagalkote District – 587118

Contact Number : Mobile : 9880656200

Experience in Science activities : Actively participated in state and National level
Children Science Congress. Has developed low cost teaching aids and also participated as resource person in many state and national science workshops.

Shri Ramachandra

Qualification: M.A., M.Sc., B.Ed.

Occupation / Designation : Mathematics Lecturer.

Educational Qualification : M.A., M.Sc., B.Ed.

Address : Composite P.U. College No.B-45, CN Extn., Adichunchanagiri,

Nagamangala Taluk, Mandya – 571 811

Contact Number : Mobile : 9901852150

Email Address : pp016pu@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Has served as convenor of KRVP Nagamangala Taluk
Unit for the past 24 years. Has organized many science programmes including science lecture, miracle exposure, sky watching, environmental awareness programme, popularizing basic science and many alike. Presently is the text book revising committee member mathematics for high school students. Executing science and scientific activities through Nagamangala Vijnana Vedike, Nagamangala Taluk, Mandya Dist.

Shri Jagannath Halamadagi

Qualification: B.Sc.

Occupation / Designation : Social work

Educational Qualification : B.Sc.

Address : CJ.B. Shikshana Samsthe, Behind Bus Stand Humnabad, Bidar - 585 330

Contact Number : Mobile : 9880366128

Email Address : Jaganath.halmadgi@gmail.com

Shri R.S. Patil

Qualification: B.Sc., B.Ed.

Occupation / Designation : Head Master Gandhi Grameena Gurukula, Residential

School Haveri.

Educational Qualification : B.Sc., B.Ed.

Address : Gandhi Grameena Gurukula Hosarithi Taluk Haveri Dist. – 581 213

Contact Number : Mobile : 9448867705

Email Address : rspggghst@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Organised and executed many scientific programmes such as Science Quiz, Science Exhibition, Student – Scientist Interaction programme, Chidren Science Congress and many a like at Taluk, District and State level.
Worked as Member Secretary in Regional Science Centre.

Awards &Honours : Has bagged National award for best teacher award

Smt. Sreemathi Hariprasad

Qualification: B.Sc, (CBZ), PG Dip(English) MA (Sociology)

Occupation / Designation : Head Master Gandhi Grameena Gurukula, Residential

School Haveri.

Educational Qualification : B.Sc., (CBZ), PG Dip(English) MA (Sociology)

Address : No.2864, 2nd Cross Pampapathi Road, Saraswathipuram, Mysuru – 570 009.

Contact Number : Mobile : 9945101649

Email Address : raghupcf@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Worked in AIR, Dharwar – apart from general
programme work has worked on science news translation (1959-61).

 Worked in Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru (1961-63) and (1974-96), until retirement as Head, information and publicity department.

Asst. Editor Ahara – Vijnana, Quarterly periodical in Kannada on food science and technology ; articles, editorial and production work, CFTRI Varth-Pathra in Kannada bimonthly.

Worked (monthly). in editorial pool of science reporter.

 Sub-editor, Encyclopedia – Jnana Gangotri (1969-74). More than a 1000 writeups ; out of which more than 300 for the three volumes on biological sciences, physical sciences as well as engineering and technology.
Involved in Balavijnana Editorial work since 1980.
 Founder Editor (for 2 years) – Quality Bulletin of he Mysuru Science & Technology Forum (MYSTEF). As well as AIS Tech News – Campus.
Associate Editor, Journal of Food Science and Technology, CFTRI Campus, Mysuru (since 1993).
Presently .Chief Editor, “Balavijnana” Magazine

Awards &Honours : She has been conferred with national award for best
individual efforts in popularizing Science & Technology
instituted by the National Council for Science &
Technology Communication, Department of Science &
Technology, Government of India in 2007.

Shri Dani BabuRao

Qualification: M.Sc. M.Ed.

Occupation / Designation : Teacher / Head Master.

Educational Qualification : M.Sc. M.Ed.

Address : Shivasadana, D.No.9-10-189 Rampure Nagar Bidar – 585 403

Contact Number : Mobile : 9448568360

Email Address : dani.bidar@yahoo.com

Experience in Science activities : Served in various capacities as Teacher and Headmaster. State Coordinator of National Children’s Science Congress, was the treasurer, KRVP state committee and Secretary, Bidar District Science Centre, Bidar.

Also was the executive committee member of NCSTC- Network, New Delhi.

Awards &Honours : Has bagged State level Best Teacher Award, Republic award,

District award for the best environmental activities and many more.

Dr. R.S. Yeli

Qualification: B.Sc., M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.

Occupation / Designation : Retd. Principal & Member KRVP.

Educational Qualification : B.Sc., M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.

Address : C/o. G.B. Purohith - Lawyer No. 30/16, Krishna Kunja Badi Kaman Road Behind Old Municipal Hospital Vijayapura- 586 104

Contact Number : Mobile : 9880378426, 08373-261008

Email Address : rudramuni.yeli@gmil.com

Experience in Science activities : Has served as President Bidar Dist. Science Committee.
Also served as President Vijayapur Dist. Science Committee.
Was the State convenor of state level science exhibition programme.
Was the State convenor of Vijayapura district level student-scientist interaction programme.
Has formulated and executed Womens’ Science Essay
Competition.

Shri E Basavaraju

Qualification: B.E.

Occupation / Designation : Science Communicator

Educational Qualification : BE.

Address : ‘Mandara’, 1 st Cross, 4 th Main Rukmini Nagar,

Nagasandra Post Bengaluru – 560 073.

Contact Number : Mobile : 9448957666

Email Address : ebsasavraju@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Has served as Joint Secretary, Secretary and Vice
President of Bharath Jnana Vijnana Samithi for 17 years.
Has been serving as Secretary of Karnataka Jnana Vijnana Samithi.

Social work : Has penned books on Indian freedom fighter H.S. Doreswamy, Ill-effects of crackers and life and works of eminent persons.
Has written many articles on subjects such as : education, science and life and works of eminent persons.)
 Has penned many articles in popular magazines such as Andolana, Janatha  Madhyama, Prajapragathi and many other popular magazines and news dailies.
Was the state coordinator of children festival.
Executed and organized state level Jana Vijnaana Jatha.
Has organized state level programmes to strengthen the status of government schools.
v Presently serving as Hon Secretary of Karnataka Gandhi SmarakaNidhi

Hobbies Reciting Science songs, penned many articles and
books on science and current issues and participating
in tv shows.

Shri Suryaprakash Ghanathe

Qualification: MSc., B.Ed

Occupation / Designation : Teacher

Educational Qualification : MSc., B.Ed

Address : Post Saidapur Taluk & Dist. Yadagiri – 585 221

Contact Number : Mobile : 9448814029  Phone : 0847-3224188

Email Address : suryghanathe@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Have been working to eradicate the misbelieves.
Have coordinated many science programmes including science quiz and science exhibition programme.
Have been associated with KRVP for the past 15 years and have organized many scientific programme in Yadgiri Dist.
Was the President of Yadgiri KRVP Dist. Committee.

Prof. M.T. Shankarappa

Qualification: B.Sc., M.A., M.Ed.

Occupation / Designation : Principal, PVS College of Education, Chitradurga.

Educational Qualification : B.Sc., M.A., M.Ed.

Address : 2 nd Cross, Bheemappanayak Road, Behind Bapuji School, C.K. Pura Extn, Chitradurga – 577 501

Contact Number : Mobile : 9741570702 Tel : 08194-225873

Email Address : shankarappamt@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Has been serving as treasurer of Chitradurga district, BGVS Unit. Has been serving Chitradurga Science Centre as Treasurer and currently as Vice President. Have been actively participating in all the activities conducted by KRVP.

Social work : Have been serving as State commette member of Samudaya cultural unit from 1980. Vice President of Davanagere Universities B.Ed. organisation.
President of Chitradurga district Children Sahitya Vedike. Vice President of chitradurga district Kannada Sahitya Parishat

Prof. Shri Kotruswamy Sarangamath

Qualification: M.Sc., M.Ed

Occupation / Designation : Science Teacher – Govt. High School, Thimlapur, Taluk Kudligi Dist. Bellary.

Educational Qualification : M.Sc., M.Ed.

Address : Shri Pathri Katte Basaveshwara Nilaya Behind I.B., Lalbahadur Shastri Extn., Kottur Post, Kudligi Taluk Bellary Dist. - 585 134

Contact Number : Mobile : 9449628680

Email Address : ksarangamath@rediffmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Has executed many science programmes - science exhibition, Miracle Exposure, Environmental awareness programme etc.
Currently he is serving as the Chairman of KRVP’s Publication wing.

Shri Udayarathnakumar K.

Qualification: D.C.C.M., M.A., M.Phyl, B.Ed.

Occupation / Designation : Secretary NisargaVidyanikethan, Bengaluru.

Educational Qualification : D.C.C.M., M.A., M.Phyl, B.Ed.

Address : No.15/1, Sidedahalli Main Road Nagasandra Post, Nagasandra,

Bengaluru – 560 073.

Contact Number : Mobile : 99807 75862 / 94480 75862 Phone : 080-28399795

Email Address : urkumar@rediffmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Actively involved in educational field for the past 25
years.

Social work : Have been associated with Scouts, NCC and YHAI. Also associated with National level organisations from past 30 years. Family and child trained councilor and
personality development trainer.

Awards &Honours : National level trekker awardee.

Dr. Kunteppa Gouripur

Qualification: M.Sc., M.Ed., Ph.D.

Occupation / Designation : Lecturer

Educational Qualification : M.Sc., M.Ed., Ph.D.

Address : No.1-4-149/1, IB Quarters, IB Colony, Raichur.

Contact Number : Mobile : 9980759704

Email Address : kunteppa@rediffmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Served as Physics resource person at division, district,
and state level events and coordinated many science programmes. Has been serving as science activist for the past 18 years. Completed MSc and Ph.D from Karnataka University, Dharwad. Ph.D. Topic : studies on polyethylene oxide and its composites.
Published : 7 papers in international journals.

Awards &Honours : Has bagged Best Teacher Award from DDPU, Republic
Award, National Award given by Bharatiya Dalita Sahitya
Academy.

Shri C. Krishnegowda

Qualification: M.Sc., M.A., MBA, M.Phil, B.Ed.

Occupation / Designation : Physics Lecturer

Educational Qualification : M.Sc., M.A., MBA, M.Phil, B.Ed.

Address : No.88, PunyaNivasa, Siddhalingeshwara Nagar, Bogadi II Stage,

Mysuru - 570 026.

Contact Number : Mobile : 9036989384, 9844405284

Email Address : ckg1964@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Have been organizing monthly lecture programme for
the students (student-scientist interaction programme), Mandya district coordinator of National Children Science Congress (NCSC), served as state coordinator of Kannada science lecture competition conducted by KRVP for 3 years. Served as teacher for 15 years and have been presently working as lecturer (Physics) from past 12 years. President of Mysuru Science Foundation, Vice president Pandavapura Science Centre, State Executive
Committee member Karnataka JnanaVijnanaSamithi (KJVS).

Awards &Honours : Best Teacher Award – Taluk level.
 Best Teacher Awards - District level.
 Best Lecturer Award – District level.
 Best Teachers Award – State level
 State level teachers award given in the name of Shri K.V. ShankaregowdaAkanashree

Shri N.R. Manjunath

Qualification: M.Sc. (mathematics)

Occupation / Designation : Lecturer & Correspondent (Administrative officer)
Gopalaswamy Shishuvihara Education Trust

Educational Qualification : M.Sc. (mathematics)

Address : Gopalaswamy Shishuvihara Education Trust Lakshmipura, Mysuru.

Contact Number : Mobile : 9620228023 Ph : 0821-2331480

Email Address : nr.manjunatha26@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Served as President of state level “Jnana Vijnana Mela” organized for the Vidyabharathi Schools during 2009 and 2016. As organised Annual science exhibition “Beragu” at Gopala Swamy Education Institution (there were about 2000 exhibits and about 10000 students participated in this event).

Shri H.G. Huddar

Qualification: M.Sc., B.Ed.

Occupation / Designation : Asst. Teacher,  K.V.V.S., HighSchool, Katageri, Taluk Badami, Bagalkote.

Educational Qualification : M.Sc., B.Ed.

Address : Postal Colony 22 nd Road, Vidyagiri Bagalkote – 587 103

Contact Number : Mobile : 9448624070

Email Address : hgh887@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Worked as the Academic Coordinator of state as well as National level Children’s Science Congress and also coordinator of Sir C.V. Raman Science Quiz competition held by KRVP.
Also worked as coordinator, President, Secretary of Bagalkote, KRVP district committee and also executed committee member, KRVP. Has coordinated many science programmes.

Awards &Honours : Best district level teachers’ award 2007 Best state level teachers’ award 2015.

Best Teacher award in the memory of late IAS Officer, Anitha Kaul given by Karnataka Gyana Vijnana Samiti

Shri Shankara T. Nayaka

Qualification: B.A. LLB (Spl)

Occupation / Designation : Lawer

Educational Qualification : B.A. LLB (Spl)

Address : Vidyanagar, 4th Cross, Gokak Taluk Dist. Belagavi – 591 307.

Contact Number : Mobile : 9449039701 Ph : 78299-35060

Experience in Science activities : Played a pivotal role in organizing state level children
science congress, Gokak.

Co-opted member

Dr. H. Honnegowda

Special Director (Technical)
Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology Department, Government of Karnataka
5th Floor, 5th Stage, M.S. Building, Bangalore - 560 001

Professor Ashok Raichur

Professor Ashok Raichur obtained his B.E. from the Malaviya Regional Engineering College,
Jaipur in 1989 and M.S. at the University of Kentucky in 1992. He received his Ph.D. from
the University of Nevada, Reno, in 1996. Professor Ashok Raichur joined the Indian Institute
of Science in 1997 and is currently Professor in the Department of Materials Engineering.
His research interests are in drug delivery, sensors, and nanoparticle synthesis. Professor
Raichur now works on the use of polyelectrolytes for preparing nanostructured capsules
and their use in biomedical applications. He has published 160 papers and his contributions
have been recognized in the form of many national awards.

Dr S.G. Sreekanteshwara Swamy

Executive Secretary, Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology (KSCST)
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru: 560012
Cell: 9448515976

Dr S.G. Sreekanteshwara Swamy is presently working as Executive Secretary, KSCST,
IISc, Bengaluru & Coordinating “ Engineering students project” and other Science &
technology related projects in the state since 1 decade.
He has guided many academic projects to engineering students, has edited related to books on rural technology & Solid waste management, he has also penned more than 30 articles related to S&T in regional language. He has executed major projects related to Solid waste management, drinking water projects etc, he has interest in Environment planning, Conservation & management including Geographic Information system (GIS) and development programme, popularization of S&T in rural & semi rural areas.
Also served in KRVP in various capacities as District Coordinator, Project Scientist, Director of Belgaum Science Centre, Executive Secretary and also editorial committee member of“ Namma Parisara” magazine which was published by KRVP.

Vice Presidents

Shri Koushik P.S.

Qualification: B.E. (Mechanical)

Occupation / Designation : Designer - Adobe

Educational Qualification : B.E. (Mechanical)

Address : No.842, 1 st Floor, 15 th Main Road, 3 rd Block Rajajinagar Bengaluru – 560 010.

Contact Number : Mobile : 9742711555

Email Address : kaushikps21@gmail.com

Experience in Science activities : Has conducted many science project exhibition
Represented students in syndicate body at Visveshwaraiah Technical Institute.
Was the convener for state level engineering students project exhibition.

Social work : Conducted blood donation camps
Free coaching classes for 10 th and PUC students .