S. Madheswaran is the new Vice-Chancellor of Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI) – Deemed to be University. Prior to the appointment as the Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Madheswaran was Director Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
The GRI Chancellor K. M. Annamalai has said that the new V-C shall remain in office for a term of five years.
Dr. Madheswaran has presented over 120 research papers and published numerous books. A recipient of the Kempe Gowda Award given by the Karnataka Government, he was also adviser – Planning, Programme Monitoring & Statistics Department.
A native of Erode district, he is widely popular among the academic circuit as a good teacher. He was a visiting scholar in Harvard University and many other top School of Economics, a press release from the GRI said on Wednesday.
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