CBPS Society and Governing Board

CBPS Society has 21 members who are eminent citizens and experts in their own fields. They are:

  1. Dr. Shreelata Rao Seshadri, Professor and Director, 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. Dr. Gita Sen, Distinguished Professor and Senior Advisor, Ramalingaswami Centre for Equity and Social Determinants of Health, Bangalore and Adjunct Professor of Global Health and Population (Retd.), Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University
  5. Dr. S. Rajagopalan,Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIITB)
  6. Dr Veerashekarappa, Assistant Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) Bangalore
  7. Dr. A. Indira, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Prof. C.K.Prahalad Centre for Emerging India, Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai
  8. Mr. S. Sadananda, Former Director, IDPMS, Bangalore
  9. Mr. M.S. Ramaprasad, Expert, Renewable Energy
  10. Dr. M S Sriram, Professor, IIM Bangalore and Distinguished Fellow, Institute for Development of Research in Banking Technology
  11. 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
  12. Dr. Vinod Vyasulu, Ex-Director and Founder CBPS and Consulting Economist
  13. Ms. B. P. Vani, Assistant Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore
  14. Dr. Arnab Mukherjee, Associate Professor, Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore
  15. Dr. Saraswathy Ganapathy, The Belaku Trust
  16. Mr. L V Nagarajan, Former Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka
  17. Dr. P R Dasgupta, IAS (Retd.), Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, Southern Regional Centre, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  18. Dr. Shobhita Rajagopal, Professor, Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur
  19. Ms. Anita Ratnam, Founder & Executive Director, Samvada, Bangalore
  20. Dr. Jyotsna Jha, Former Director, CBPS
  21. Dr. Niveditha Menon, Director, CBPS

The following nine of the above 21 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. Niveditha Menon (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)