CBPS Society and Governing Board

CBPS Society has 20 members who are eminent citizens and experts in their own fields. They are:

  1. Dr. Shreelata Rao Seshadri, Professor, Ramalingaswami Centre for Equity and Social Determinants of Health, Bangalore
  2. Mrs. Sarojini Ganju Thakur, IAS (Retd.), Chairperson, Himachal Pradesh Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Commission
  3. Prof. Srikanth Sastry, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur, Bangalore and Fellow, Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore
  4. Mrs. Smita Aiyar, Retd. as Senior Vice President, Explocity Pvt. Ltd. and formerly, Research Analyst with Kasturi & Sons, Ltd.
  5. Dr. Gita Sen, Professor, Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore and Adjunct Professor of Global Health and Population (Retd.), Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University
  6. Dr. S. Rajagopalan,Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIITB)
  7. Dr Veerashekarappa, Assistant Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) Bangalore
  8. Dr. A. Indira, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Prof. C.K.Prahalad Centre for Emerging India, Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai
  9. Mr. S. Sadananda, Director, IDPMS, Bangalore
  10. Mr. N.V. Krishna, Managing Director, Comitas AG Pvt. Ltd.
  11. Mr. M.S. Ramaprasad, Expert, Renewable Energy
  12. Dr. M S Sriram, Visiting Faculty, Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore and Distinguished Fellow, Institute for Development of Research in Banking Technology
  13. Mr. J.V.R. Prasad Rao, IAS (Retd.), UN Secretary General’s special envoy for AIDS and former Secretary to Government of India, Department of Health
  14. Dr. Vinod Vyasulu, Consulting Economist, Ex-Director and Founder CBPS
  15. Ms. B. P. Vani, Assistant Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) Bangalore
  16. Dr. Arnab Mukherjee (Associate Professor, Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore)
  17. Dr. Saraswathy Ganapathy (The Belaku Trust)
  18. Mr. L V Nagarajan (Former Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka)
  19. Dr. P R Dasgupta, IAS (Retd.), Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, Southern Regional Centre, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  20. Dr. Jyotsna Jha, Director, CBPS

The following nine of the above 20 members form the Governing Board. It lays down the policies, principles, norms, standards and guidelines for fulfilling the objectives of the society. It also manages the funds, co-ordinates the appointment of staff and initiates and defends all legal proceedings on behalf of the society. CBPS’s Governing Board is answerable to the members of the Society. It’s members are:

  1. Dr. Vinod Vyasulu (President)
  2. Mr. L.V. Nagarajan (Member)
  3. Mr. M.S. Ramaprasad (Secretary)
  4. Dr. M.S. Sriram (Treasurer)
  5. Mr. J.V.R. Prasad Rao (Member)
  6. Dr. Shreelata Rao Seshadri (Member)
  7. Dr. Srikanth Sastry (Member)
  8. Dr. A. Indira (Member)
  9. Dr. Jyotsna Jha (Director, CBPS)

Former Presidents of  the Governing Board of CBPS

  1. Prof D. K. Subramanian (12 February 1998 to 1 September 2007)
  2. Dr. S. Rajagopalan (1 September 2007 to 28 September 2013)
  3. Mr. N. V. Krishna (28 September 2013 to 16 September 2016)
  4. Mr. J. V. R. Prasad Rao (16 September 2016 to 25 November 2019)