IGC Presidents and Conventions : At a Glance

President

Year

Convenor

Convention

Venue

Prof. A.G. Jhingran

1976-77

Prof. V. K. Verma

First

Delhi

Prof. Viswanathiah

1977-78

Prof. M. W. Choudhary

Second

Udaipur

Prof. G.W. Chiplonkar

1979-80

Prof. K. B. Powar

Third

Pune

Prof. S.S. Merh

1981-82

Prof. A. K. Bhattacharya

Fourth

Varanasi

Dr. Hari Narain

1983-84

Prof. A. Parthasarathy

Fifth

Mumbai

Shri S.N. Talukdar

1985-88

Prof. V.K.S. Dave

Sixth

Roorkee

Shri D.P. Dhoundial

1989-90

Prof. B. Mahabaleswar

Seventh

Bangalore

Shri P.K. Chandra

1991-92

Prof. A. C. Chatterjee

Eighth

Ujjain 

Dr. Harsh K. Gupta

1992-95

Prof. G. V. Rajamanickam

Ninth

Thanjavur

Shri C.S. Mohan

1995-97

Prof. K. L. Rai

Tenth

Dhanbad

Prof. O.P. Varma

1998-99

Dr. C. Srikantappa

Eleventh

Mysore 

Sri B.C.Bora

2000-01

Dr. P.S.Ranawat

Twelth

Udaipur 

Dr. A. K. Chatterjee

2002-03

Dr. A.C. Nanda

Thirteenth

Dehradun

Shri Subir Raha

2004-05

Prof. P.K. Verma

Fourteenth

Delhi

Dr. S. Asokan

2006-07

Dr. M. Basavanna

Fifteenth

Dharwad

Shri D.K. Pande
2008-10
Dr. V.P. Dimri
Sixteenth
Hyderabad

Shri N.M. Borah

2011-12

Prof. B.C. Sarkar

Seventeenth

Dhanbad

Shri S.K. Srivastava

2012-13

Prof. Pramod K. Verma

Eighteenth

BHOPAL

Shri Satchidananda Rath

2014-15

Prof. Tomo Riba

Ninteenth

Itanagar

Dr. Gopal Dhawan

2016-17

Shri Vijay V. Mugal

Twentieth

Nagpur

Dr. N.K. Verma

2018-19

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