Chancellor

dr h r nagendra

Dr. H R Nagendra

Dr. H R Nagendra, ME, PhD (Mech. Eng)
Chancellor, S-VYASA

Current Positions

  • Chairman – International Day of Yoga Experts Committee, Task Force of AYUSH, GoI
  • Committee on Yoga Education in Universities MHRD
  • Yoga Syllabus Committee NCTE, NCERT, Technical committee QCI Yoga Certification
  • Documentation Committee set up by CCRYN, Ministry of Health & Food, GoI
  • Vice- President, Indian Yoga Association
  • Member of the Governing Council of Central Institute of Yoga Research, New Delhi
  • Member of the Working Group of Experts for Planning Commission under the Ministry of Health (Indian Systems of Medicine)
  • Member of the Working Group of Experts for preparation and approval of Syllabus for Courses in Yoga and Naturopathy under the Ministry of Health (Indian Systems of Medicine)
  • Member of the Working Group of Experts for preparation and approval of Syllabus for Post Graduate Course in Yoga of Bengaluru University
  • Member of the Selection Board for selecting candidates to be deputed abroad by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations, New Delhi
  • Member of the Selection Board for selecting Deputy Director (Yoga) for CCRYN under the department of ISM&H, GoI
  • Member of the Governing Council and Finance Committee for National Institute of Naturopathy, Pune
  • Member of the Board of Studies for the subject of Science of Living, Jain Vishva Bharati Institute, Ladanu (Rajasthan)
  • Member of the Board of Studies in Yoga in Maharshi Dayananda Saraswathi University, Ajmir and also for Bengaluru and Mangalore Universities
  • Member of the Expert Committee of Ayurveda in NIMHANS University
  • Consultation Yoga, Swinburne University, School of Integrative Medicine, Melbourne
  • Member, Governing Council of Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore
  • Working President, Vishwa Mangala Gou Grama Yathra

Awards

  • Man of Excellence award by the Badaganadu Sangha Association, Bengaluru – 1994
  • Yoga Shree award by Padmashri Yogacharya BKS Iyengar, organized by Bengaluru Yoga Association – 1995
  • Award by the Chief Minister, Govt of Delhi for contributions in the field of Yoga Therapy – 1995
  • Recipient of Patanjali Award 1997 for the contributions in the field of Yoga by ISM&H, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India through Director, ISM&H
    in Bengaluru
  • Recipient of Bhaskar award for the contributions in the field of Yoga by organizers of Mystic India Exhibition, New Delhi from the hands of Sri Ramananda Sagar – 1997
  • Nominated by the American Biographical Association for the Distinguished Leadership award for his service to humanity
  • National Citizen’s Award from the hands of Justice P N Bhagavati, Hon’ble Chairman, United Nations Human Rights Commission – 2001
  • Recipient of Bharata Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya Science Award for the contributions in the field of Yoga Education and Yoga Therapy from Svadeshi Vijnana Andholan, Karnataka – 2010
  • International Yoga Grand Master Award from Portuguese Yoga Confederation – 2013
  • Kannada Rajyothsava Award (for Organization) – 2010
  • Bharat Gaurav award in British Parliament – 2015
  • Global Peace Award in UNO hall from Sri Swami Madhavananda, World Peace Council, Vienna – 2015
  • Light of Yoga award from Hindu Students Council, New Jersey, USA – 2015
  • Alumni Award of IISc, Bengaluru – 2015
  • Padma Shri award, Government of India – 2016
  • FKCCI Karnataka Award – 2016
  • Rotarian Award – 2016

Research Accomplishments

  • PhD Dissertations: Natural Convection in Vertical Annular Spaces, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru, 1968
  • Research Papers (Engineering) published in National & International Engineering Journals – 30 Nos
  • Research Papers published in the field of Yoga in National & International journals – 135 Nos
  • Research Papers presented in National & International conferences in Engineering on Yoga – 300 Nos
  • Keynote Addresses in National & International conferences – 60 Nos
  • Yoga Research reports published – 32 Nos
  • Yoga books published – 28 Nos
  • Editor in Chief ‘IJOY’ (International Journal of Yoga), ‘IJOY-PPP’ (International Journal of Yoga-Philosophy, Psychology and Parapsychology) Editor of monthly magazine ‘Yoga Sudha’ and on the editorial board of monthly Yuva Bharati, ‘Yoga life’
  • Columnist – Business Economics (fortnightly published from Kolkata)