विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्रालय
MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Team Vigyan Jyoti


Prof. Ashutosh Sharma

Former Secretary, Department of Science & Technology

Nisha Mendiratta
Dr. Nisha Mendiratta

Head & Advisor WISE-KIRAN Division, Department of Science & Technology

Dr. Vandana Singh

Officer-in-charge (Vigyan Jyoti), Scientist-E, WISE-KIRAN Division, Department of Science & Technology

Sh. Vinayak Garg

IRSEE, Commissioner, NVS

Sh. T. Gopalakrishna

Deputy Commissioner, Project Coordinator, Vigyan Jyoti

Sh. T. Sobhan Babu

Assistant Commissioner, NVS

Sh. B.C Pant

Assistant Commissioner, NVS

Dr. Minu Singh

Principal Project Associate

Dr. Nidhi Khandelwal

Project Associate

Ms. Jaya Sharma

Project Associate

Ms. SanzidaTasmin Ali

Project Associate

Mr. Rishi Anand

Project Associate

Ms. Ilakshi Singh

Project Associate






Region Wise Nodal Officers

S. No. Location Name Designation
1 Bhopal Ms. MridulaTripathi Assistant Commissioner
2 Chandigarh Ms Santosh Sharma Assistant Commissioner
3 Hyderabad Mr. S. Radhakrishnan Assistant Commissioner
4 Jaipur Mr.S. K Maheshwari Assistant Commissioner
5 Lucknow Ms. Sarita Assistant Commissioner
6 Patna Ms. Deepak Kumar Modi Assistant Commissioner
7 Pune Ms. Anuradha R Assistant Commissioner
8 Shillong Mr. Ajay Kumar Assistant Commissioner


Principals at Knowledge Centre

S. No Name of Principal School
1 Mr. Ramraj Singh Cuttack
2 Ms. Manju Sharma Dhamtari
3 Mr. Om Prakash Sharma Indore
4 Mrs. Swapna Ghosal Raipur
5 Smt. NamitaTripathy Sambalpur
6 Shri. B.D. Ramteke Vidisha
7 Mrs. Jayanthi P Gopal Kanker
8 Ms. Baby Girija Bilaspur
9 Mr. K.G.Mallikarjan Jabalpur
10 Mr. Prabhakar Jha Mandla
11 Mr. P Narasimha Rao Khurda
12 Mr. T. J. Tomy Sundergarh
13 Mr. S.R.Lodam Dhar
14 Mr. JitenderBhakoo Ludhiana
15 Mr. Arwinder Singh Bhullar Chandigarh
16 Mr. G. S. Tomar Hamirpur
17 RajkumarKataria Leh
18 Mr.Dushyant Kumar Singh Mandi
19 Mr. Paramjit Singh Amritsar
20 Mrs. MamtaMundra Mansa
21 Mr. Tripurari Prasad Singh Faridkot
22 Mr. D P Sharma Udhampur
23 Mr. Mohd Ashraf Wani Ganderbal
24 Mr. D.S Rawat Solan
25 Mr. Yogesh Kumar Shimla
26 Mr. S Kannan Bangalore Urban
27 Mrs.K Srimathi Chitradurga
28 Mr. J Anil Kottayam
29 Ms. C.V.Prameela Palakkad
30 Mr. R Daniel Retnakumar Rangareddy
31 Mr. V Srinivasan South Canara
32 Ms. B Poornima Warangal
33 Mr. P. Ramachandran Puducherry
34 Mr. P Bhaskar Kumar Ananthapur
35 Mr. Y S S Chandra Sekhar West Godavary
36 Mr. R Premkumar Shimoga
37 Mr. Madhusoodanan J Mysore
38 Mr. R Stella Hebzi Bai Ernakulum
39 Ms. Mini Soman Middle Andaman
40 Mr. K. Sanjay Vizag
41 Ms. Archana Singh Barmer
42 Ms. SamtaChoubey Dausa
43 Mr. Dharma Dutt Sharma Gurugram
44 Mr. Balakrishnan V Jaffarpurkalan
45 Mrs. Pratibha Bhardwaj Jaipur
46 Mr. H .P Bairwa Dungarpur
47 Mrs. Usha Kiran Jodhpur
48 Mr. Mahendra Ram Hisar
49 Mrs. Amar Kaur Kurukshetra
50 Mr. Amar Singh Rawat Kota
51 Mr.Rakesh Kumar Rai Allahabad
52 Ms. Kanchan Joshi Almora
53 Ms. AnjulaTamta Dehradun
54 Mr. S.C.Joshi Haridwar
55 Dr. S.K Mishra Kanpur Nagar
56 Mr. V.K.Bajpai Lucknow
57 Mr. Mahendra Singh Saharanpur
58 Mr.P.K.Singh Varanasi
59 Dr Archana Mishra Bareilly
60 Mr. T. LaxmiRajam Gorakhpur
61 Ms. Archana Singh Jhansi
62 Mr.Raj Singh Nainital
63 Mr Roop Chand PauriGarhwal
64 Mr. H Bhattacharya East Medinipur
65 Mr. V.K. Pandey Hazaribagh
66 Mr. Kajal Kumar Rudra Nadia
67 Mr. Ashutosh Kumar Nalanda
68 Mr. Jitendra Kumar Patna
69 Dr. Aditya Kumar Jha Ranchi
70 Dr. C. Roy Vaishali
71 Ms. Shobhna Ghosh West Medinipur
72 Mr. Anil Kumar Singh Katihar
73 Mr. Sachit Kumar Muzaffarpur
74 Mr. S.K. Jha Dhanbad
75 Mr. J K Mahapatra Bardhman
76 Ms. J.K. Mala West Singhbhum
77 Ms.P.Revathy Chandra Gandhinagar
78 Dr. Zareena Qureshi Nagpur
79 Mr.T.M.Nair Pune
80 Mr. Sanjay Kothadi Silvasa
81 Mr. Animesh Pal South Goa
82 Mr.SunilkumarNallath Sangli
83 Mr.G.Kotaiah Bhavnagar
84 Mr. S. K. Damar Vadodara
85 Mr.Ramakrishnan C. Tapi
86 Mr. R.V. H.V.Prasad Nanded
87 Mr. A. H. Shaikh Aurangabad
88 Mr. Suhas G. Mandle Diu
89 Mr.C H Dineshan East Khasi Hills
90 Mr. Mintu Chakraborty Imphal West
91 Mr Surjeet Singh Kamrup
92 Mr. K. Kapfo Kohima
93 Mr. K.P. Meena Lohit
94 Mr. Ajeet Kumar Nalbari
95 Ms. C. V. Shanthy North Sikkim
96 Mr. Mukesh Kumar Jorhat
97 Mr. AmersonSankhil Chandel
98 Mr. Dipak Kumar Paul Khowai
99 Ms. K.Sagarika RiBhoi
100 Mr. Surendra Kumar Golaghat


Knowledge Partners - Knowledge Centre Mapping

Institutions of National Importance, Research Institutions and Universities are acting as Knowledge Partners (KPs) for Vigyan Jyoti Knowledge Centres (JNVs). Each Vigyan Jyoti Knowledge Centre is connected with at least one Knowledge Partner for handholding. These KPs are providing continuous mentoring to Vigyan Jyoti Scholars. Several IITs, IISERs, NITs, Labs of CSIR, DST, DBT, ICMR, ICAR, Central and State Universities are partnering to accelerate the DST’s mission to bring gender parity in underrepresented areas of STEM through Vigyan Jyoti.

S. No. Knowledge Partner Nodal Officer Knowledge Centre
1 Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIR-CSIO) Chandigarh Dr. Pooja Devi 
Sr. Scientist, Agrionics Division, Assistant Professor, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)  
JNV Chandigarh
2 IIT Bhubaneswar Prof. V.R. Pedireddi Dean, Student Affairs
JNV Cuttack
3 G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development (GBPIHED) Dr. Mithilesh Singh, Scientist 'D'
JNV Almora
4 IIT Roorkee Prof. Parnita. P Sarangi, Department of Biotechnology  JNV Haridwar
Prof. RanjanaPathania,      Department of Biotechnology JNV Saharanpur
5 Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Dr. Manju Khan, Associate Professor Department of Mathematics and Chairperson, Women Forum,
JNV Chandigarh
6 National Physical Laboratory,-CSIR, New Delhi Dr. Rina Sharma, Senior Principal Scientist
JNV Gurugram
7 IISER Mohali Professor KavitaDorai
JNV Chandigarh
8 National Innovation Foundation, Gandhinagar Mr. TusharGarg Scientist C, NIF
JNV Gandhinagar
9 IISc Bengaluru Prof. AbhaMisra Department of Instrumentation & Applied Physics
JNV Bengaluru Urban
10 BITS Pilani , Goa Campus Prof. Halan Prakash HoD, Chemistry Department
JNV Canacona
11 IIT Hyderabad Dr. MurdikaKandelwal, Associate Professor
Department of Materials Science & Metallurgical Engineering

JNV Rangareddy
12 IISER Pune  Dr. Aparna Deshpande, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, IISER Pune  JNV Pune
13 NIT Raipur Dr. (Mrs.) TungabidyaMaharana, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry JNV Kanker and JNV Raipur
14 IIT Indore Dr. Neelimasatyam, Associate Professor IIT Indore, Simrol
JNV Indore and JNV Dhar
15 NIT Manipur Dr. YambemJinaChanu, Assistant Professor Computer Science and Engineering NIT Manipur
JNV West Imphal and JNV Chandel
16 NIT Nagaland


Dr. NzanthungNugllie, Head, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Nagaland
JNV Kohima
17 IGDTUW Dr Jasdeep Dhanoa, Associate Professor Electronics and Communication Engineering Department IGDTUW Delhi
JNV Jaffarpurkalan
18 IIIT Kottayam, Kerala Dr. Panchami V. , Assistant Professor
JNV Kottayam
19 IIT Kanpur AR Harish, Dean of Research & Development , IIT Kanpur
JNV Kanpur
20 NEERI Nagpur Dr Rita Dodhapkar , Sr. Technical Officer Directors’s Research Cell
JNV Nagpur
21 IIT Guwahati Prof. Kalpesh Kapoor Dean of Outreach Education Programme IIT Guwahati
JNV Nalbari
22 IIIT Ranchi Dr. Shalu, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering IIIT Ranchi, Science & Technology Campus, Namkum Ranchi 
JNV Ranchi
23 IIT Mandi Dr. Aditi Haldar, Associate Professor, SBS


JNV Mandi
24 MANIT Bhopal 1.Dr. Namita Srivastava (Mathematics)
2. Prof. Fozia Zia Haque (Physics)
3. Prof. Bholnath Roy ( Computer Science Engg.)
4. Prof. Bharat Modhera( ChemicalEngg.)
JNV Vidisha
25 IIT Palakkad Dr. Uma Divakaran, Assistant Professor Discipline of Physics IIT Palakkad
JNV Palakkad
26 National Metallurgical Laboratory, (CSIR) Jamshedpur Dr. (Mrs.) MitaTarafder Head & Chief Scientist KRIT Division
JNV West Singhbhum
27 NIT Sikkim 1. Dr. Sangram Ray, Dean Students Welfare &  Nodal officer
2. Dr.Ranjaan Basak, Dean of Academics 
3. Dr. Ravi Srivastava, Assistant Professor (Maths)
4. Dr.Md. Nurujjaman  , Assistant Professor (Physics)
JNV North Sikkim
28 SVNIT Surat Prof. Jigisha K Parikh Associate Dean ( R&C)& Professor Chemical Engg. Department, SVNIT Surat
JNV Silvassa
29 IIITDM Jabalpur Dr. Mukesh Kumar Roy Assistant Professor, NS
JNV Mandla
30 NIT Hamirpur Dr. Pawan Kumar Department of Mathematics & Scientific Computing, NIT Hamirpur(HP)
JNV Hamirpur
31 MLSU Udaipur Prof.Mahendra Singh Dhaka Dept. of Physics, UCS MohanlalSukhadia University, Udaipur
JNV Dungarpur
32 IIT Bhilai Dr. Asrifa Sultana, Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics, IIT Bhilai, GEC Campus, Old Dhamtari Road, Sejbahar
JNV Raipur & JNV Dhamtari
33 JNCASR, Bengaluru Prof. Kavita Jain Associate Professor, Theoretical Sciences Unit (TSU)
JNV Bengaluru (U)
34 CDRI Lucknow Dr. SanjeevYadav CSIR-CDRI Lucknow Sector-10, Jankipuram Extension, Sitapur Road, Lucknow-226031 JNV Lucknow
35 S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata Prof. Sakuntala Chatterjee
JNV East Medinipur and JNV West Medinipur
36 IIT Patna 1. Dr.TrishikhiRaychoudhury
Assistant Professor& Nodal Officer VJ
Civil and Environment Engineering
2. Dr. K. Saloni, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics
3. Dr Ajay D. Thakur, Associate Professor,Department of Physics
4. Dr. Subrata Chattopadhyay, Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
JNV Patna and JNV Nalanda
37 NIT Surathkal Dr. Aparna P., Asst. Professor Grade-I, Dept. of E&C Engg. 
JNV Mangalore


IBM

Mr. Manoj Balachandran

Head-CSR, IBM India & South Asia

Nisha Mendiratta
Ms. Jasbir Kaur

STEM for Girls Lead, IBM India

AIF

Ms. Sanyukta Chaturvedi

Director, Digital Equalizer, American India Foundation

Edunet Foundation

Prithvi Mahabaleshwara

Program Manager

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