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Pro Chancellor - Profile

Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese

Career & Summary:

Pro-Chancellor - Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science

Director & CEO - Hindustan Group of Institutions:

HINDUSTAN GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS, founded by Late Dr. K.C.G. Verghese, Founder Chairman, is managed by Hindustan Engineering Training Centre, (HETC), an Educational Society registered under the Societies Registration Act- 1968. Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese is the Director & CEO of the prestigious Hindustan Group of Institutions which includes,

  • Hindustan Institute of Engineering Technology (HIET)
  • Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science (HITS)
  • Hindustan College of Arts & Science (HCAS)
  • KCG College of Technology (KCG Tech.)
  • Orient Flights Private Limited
  • Hindustan International Schools (CIE & CBSE)
  • Hindustan College, Mysuru
  • Hindustan Institute of Engineering Technology (HIET)
  • Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science (HITS)
  • Hindustan College of Arts & Science (HCAS)
  • KCG College of Technology (KCG Tech.)
  • Orient Flights Private Limited
  • Hindustan International Schools (CIE & CBSE)
  • Hindustan College, Mysuru

Dr. Anand's managerial experience covers over 27 years in the Education and Aviation sectors.

He has immensely contributed to the overall administration and development activities of the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering department and the establishment of TIFAC-CORE, a Research Centre with a total project outlay of Rs.13.72 crores at the School of Aeronautical Engineering-the first of its kind in the country to develop the readily employable workforce for the booming Aviation Industry. He has also dedicated himself to developing the Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Padur, declared as Deemed University under Sec. 3 of UGC Act 1956, approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

Educational & Professional Qualification
  • B.S. in Engineering Management from U.S. International University, London (Accredited by ABET, USA) Sept. 1987 to Aug. 1993
  • M.B.A. from Huron University, London (Aug. 1993 - Sep. 1994)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Business Management from the world-renowned Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea
  • Vice President 2020-23, Fellow of Aeronautical Society of India
Awards
  • "MGR Ratna Award" for eminent people who have contributed to the vision of MGR from Honorable Dr. V.S Radhakrishnan, MP, State Minister for Education, SriLanka
  • "Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Makkal Thalaivar Moopanar Award" from Mr.G.K.Vasan, Hon'ble Minister for Statistics & Programme Implementation, Govt. of India
  • "Trailblazer" of Tamil Nadu Award from Times Media Group
  • "Edupreneur Award" from the Times Group for his Exemplary Commitment and impactful positive contribution to education in Tamil Nadu 2013
  • "Spice Award" for Best School for Overall development from His Excellency The Governor of Tamilnadu Dr. K. Rosaiah along with the Hon'ble Consul General of Japan Mr. Seiji Baba in Feb 2016
  • "Aviation Edupreneur Award", during the National Science Day Celebration at Russian Centre of Culture & Science. The award was presented by the Chief Guest Cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov, in the presence of His Excellency Mr. Sergey Kotov, Consul General of Russian Federation in South India
  • "IET Ratna Award", the highest award from IET, Chennai local network, for his commendable contributions in the field of Engineering Education
  • "Chennai International Youth Fest Excellence Award" from Youth Development Consortium for striving continuously to build the youth empowerment
Membership In Professional Bodies
  • Executive Member, Managing Committee, Madras Management Association (MMA), Chennai (2014-16)
  • Executive Council Member of Indo-Australian Chamber of Commerce (2020-2021)
  • Member of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society, United Kingdom
  • Member of the National Business Aviation Association
  • Member, Advisory Council, Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP), Thailand (2021 - 2022)
  • Vice President of the Association of Flight Training Organizations (AFTO), India
Membership In Social Service Organisations
  • Campaign Commissioner – YMCA Madras
  • District Governor, Madras District, Y's Men International (2009-2010)
  • Lieutenant Regional Director, Y's Men International (2012-2013)
  • Chairman, Host Committee, 71st Y's Men International Convention, Chennai - 2014
  • Regional Director, South India Region (2016-2018)
  • International Service Director (2018-2019)
  • Area President, India Area and International Council Member (2021-2023)
International Seminars
  • Leadership Program for Education Professionals conducted by the Department of Continuing Education, the University of Oxford from 24th to 27th August 2015 at Oxford, UK
  • Harvard Seminar for Presidential Leadership conducted by The Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University from 11th to 13th November 2018 at Cambridge, USA
Dr. Anand's commitment towards human welfare has fetched him notable accolades such as
  • Best District Governor Award by South India Region & India Area - 2009-2010
  • Elmer Crowe Award by Y's Men International at the International Convention held in August 2010 at Yokohama, Japan
  • Best Regional Director Award, India Area - 2017-2018