Dr. K Gireesan

Dr. K Gireesan is the Director of the School of Government at MIT-WPU and brings extensive professional experience to his role. He has obtained his Postgraduate and Doctoral degrees in Public Administration from Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Dr. Gireesan is a member of the Doctoral committee and Editorial Advisory Board of the Indian Journal of Sustainable Development at the Central University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He is a prolific author and has contributed to 12 books, research reports, micro-level studies and published papers in national and international journals. As a Life Member, he is associated with prestigious organisations such as the Indian Institute of Public Administration, Indian Political Science Association, Bengal Institute of Political Studies, Indian Adult Education Association, and Extension Education Society.

Prior to this, he held key positions as Head of the Department of Local Governance, Faculty Head for Panchayati Raj Institutions and Youth Affairs, and Dean of Students’ Welfare at the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India, Sriperumbudur.

At present, he is actively involved in a 'Constituency Management System,' an ICT-enabled Spatial Decision Support System, as a tool and strategy to support political leadership.

Dr. K Gireesan

Director and Associate Dean-Academics

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