Department of Education (DE)

Dr. G. Viswanathappa

Dr G. Viswanathappa is M.Sc. in Statistics from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh in 1986; M.Ed. from Regional College of Education affiliated to the University of Mysore, Mysore in 1988, and PhD in Education from the University of Mysore, Mysore in 1992. He worked in Government of Andhra Pradesh before joining NCERT.

Dr. T.V. Somashekar

Trying to be more professional in teacher-education field, with more zeal to learn advanced knowledge incorporating modern technology and strategies to make myself more conversant and amicable to larger groups of people.

Dr. C.G. Venkatesha Murthy

 Serving NCERT from past 35 years. Out of that 16 years were served in NIE, NCERT, New Delhi.









Service Details:

 Joined NCERT in  1983.

(a) Present Post held:                     

  • Dean of Instructions                                               
  • Professor, Education.

         Regional Institute of Education ,Manasa Gangotri, Mysore - 570 006

Responsibilities Held:  

Apart from Teaching M.Ed, M.Sc Ed, B.Sc Ed,. B.A Ed, and Dip in Guidance and Counselling;

  • Nodal Officer: SSA Monitoring of Karnataka – MHRD Assignment
  • Nodal Officer: Entire Southern Region (covering Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Pondicherry and Laksha Dweep) of                        

                                  Quality Monitoring of SSA (NCERT Programme)

Research Publications:

(a)  Books, Monographs, Training Packages, Modules, and Chapters in Books:         33

(b)  Research papers published: (National and International Journals)                        64

(c)  Research Compendium Edited/Coordinated:  Indian Educational Abstracts: 11

(d)  National/ Regional Level Reports Prepared:                                                             12

Prof. Anil Kumar K

Prof. Anil Kumar K. holds Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Education. He has also done the Diploma in Educational and Vocational Guidance (EVG) from the NCERT, New Delhi and the Diploma in Distance Education from the IGNOU, New Delhi. Dr. Anil Kumar is presently working as Professor of Education at the NCERT, and posted at the Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Mysuru. He is also the in-charge of the Academic Section at RIE, Mysuru.