Syndicate

 
  S.No.   Name & Communication Address of the Members   According to TNOU Act.   Date of Nomination   Date of Completion
1. Prof. S.Arumugam Vice Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai- 600 015 Sec.20(2)(a) Class-I-Ex-Officio Members The Vice Chancellor     09.01.2023        08.01.2026  
2. Dr. D. Karthikeyan IAS., Principal Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department, Secretariat, Chennai – 600 009 (Ph : 2567 0049) E-mail: hrsec@tn.gov.in Sec.20(2)(b) Class-I-Ex-Officio Members   Three Government Officials nominated by the Government, who shall not below the cadre of Special Secretary to Government to be nominated by the Government                     Ex-Officio Members
3. Mr. P. Senthilkumar IAS., Principal Secretary to Government, Health & Family Welfare Department, Secretariat, Chennai 600 009 (Ph : 2567 1875) E-mail: hfsec@tn.gov.in
4. Thiru B. Karthikeyan Secretary to Government, Law Department, Secretariat, Chennai – 600 009 (Ph : 2567 2920) 95001 55655 E-mail: lawsec@tn.gov.in
5. Dr. S. Narayana Kalkura Professor – UGC-BSR Faculty Fellow Crystal Growth Centre (UGC – National Facility Centre) Anna University Chennai – 600025 Ph: 044-22358335/22358316 (Office) | 044-22355024 (Resi) Mobile: 9444784963 E-mail: kalkura@yahoo.com/kalkura@gmail.com Sec.20(2)(a) Class-I-Other Members   Two eminent educationists to be nominated by the Chancellor on the recommendation of the Vice Chancellor       14.09.2022     13.09.2025  
6. Vacant            
7. Non-formal or Voluntary Sector Dr. B. Ponnuswamy Associate Professor of Economics (Retd) No.15 Sowrashtra Nagar 9th Street, Choolaimedu High Road Chennai – 600 094 Ph: (044) 2480 6661 Mobile:8056166664 Email: profdrbps@gmail.com Sec.20(2)(b) Class-I-Other Members   Three eminent persons to be nominated by the Pro Chancellor on the recommendation of the Vice Chancellor of whom, one shall be from the non-formal for voluntary sector, one shall be from commerce or industry and the third shall represent the learned professions:   Provided that the members nominated under Item(b), and (c) and (d) are such persons who will guide the Vice Chancellor in administrative, academic and financial matters including any issues connected social justice and policies of the State Government   26.02.2021                 25.02.2024                
8. Learned Profession Dr. K. Sekar (Former Director of Collegiate Education) 84, 2nd Street, Ganesapuram, Namakkal – 637 002 Mobile:9976664666 Email: sekarbot@yahoo.com 26.02.2021       25.02.2024      
9. Commerce or Industry Thiru. V. Manoharan (Former Director TAMIN) 7, Crystal Lawn Apartments 104, 13th Main Road Anna Nagar West Chennai – 600 040 Mobile:9442909000 Email: venket.mano@gmail.com   26.02.2021 25.02.2024
10. Director Sec 20(2)(c) One Director nominated by the Chancellor on the recommendation of the Vice Chancellor Director (Operations) is yet to be recruited
11. Dr. S. Subramanian Prof. & Director School of Management Studies Tamil Nadu Open University Saidapet, Chennai – 600 015 Ph: (044) 2430 6616 Mobile: 97910 81466 Email: chisant@rediffmail.com     Sec 20(2)(d) One University Professor nominated by the Chancellor on the recommendation of the Vice Chancellor   13.03.2020 12.03.2023
12. Vacant Sec 20(2)(f) One University Lecturer nominated by the Vice Chancellor by rotation according to seniority
13. Mr. Baskaran Kesavan [Founder & CEO, Kriya Tec IT Systems, India] Flat No. 9, M.R.C. Kalpathru Apartment No. 35, Seethammal Main Road Teynampet Chennai – 600018 Mobile: 98403 06509 Email: baskar@kriyatec.com Sec 20(2)(g) Two persons to be co-opted by the Syndicate out of whom one may be an expert on distance education, and the other has special knowledge of or experience in media or communication field  25.01.2023   24.01.2026  
14. Prof. G. Archunan [Dean-Research, Marudupandiyar College, Thanjavur] Res: No.4A, 6 th Cross Extension First Main Road, Raja Colony Contonment, Tiruchirappalli – 620 001 Mobile: 94439 22228 Email: garchu56@yahoo.co.in , archunan@bdu.ac.in   27.01.2023   26.01.2026  
15. Dr.K.Rathnakumar Registrar Tamil Nadu Open University, Saidapet, Chennai – 600 015 Ph: (044)-24306644 (Ex-Officio) Member Secretary   30.05.2020   29.05.2023