Nov 21 , 2017 10:41 PM IST    Screen Reader Access
Dr. Manpreet Singh Manna
Director (PMSSS & SWAYAM)

Dr. Manpreet Singh Manna, born on 14th March, 1971 at Patiala, Punjab (India), graduated in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Mysore University, Mysore in the year 1993. He did his Master of Engineering in Power & Machines from Thapar University, Patiala and Ph.D. in Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering from SLIET (A Centrally Funded Deemed University established by Govt. of India), Longowal. Starting his teaching profession as Lecturer from SLIET in the year 1997, Dr. Manna is Director (Administration) and SWAYAM Project Cell Incharge. Apart from discharge of day to day administrative functions, Dr. Manna with his persistent efforts and devotion under the able guidance of his Seniors at MHRD and AICTE, developed and made  “SWAYAM PLATFORM” go-live for public well within a record time.

Dr. Manpreet Singh Manna, born on 14th March, 1971 at Patiala, Punjab (India), graduated in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Mysore University, Mysore in the year 1993. He did his Master of Engineering in Power & Machines from Thapar University, Patiala and Ph.D. in Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering from SLIET (A Centrally Funded Deemed University established by Govt. of India), Longowal. Starting his teaching profession as Lecturer from SLIET in the year 1997, Dr. Manna is Director (Administration) and SWAYAM Project Cell Incharge. Apart from discharge of day to day administrative functions, Dr. Manna with his persistent efforts and devotion under the able guidance of his Seniors at MHRD and AICTE, developed and made  “SWAYAM PLATFORM” go-live for public well within a record time.  For his pioneering and  outstanding performance, the Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the Hon’ble President of India felicitated Dr. Manna with  the “COMMENDATION AWARD” on 9th July, 2017 during the Launch of “SWAYAM Platform”, one of the important digital initiatives of MHRD during 3 Days’ National Convention  held during  8th July, 2017 to 10th July, 2017  at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.  Prior to this, Dr. Manna successfully organised the inauguration of  “HACKATHON” on 9th November, 2016 at Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi under the  benign Chairmanship of Hon’ble Union Minister for Human Resource Development in the presence of  eminent academicians and intellectuals from all over the Country.  

Dr. Manna, a Senior Member of IEEE has visited as  an Associate Professor sponsored by  Ministry of HRD to AIT, Bangkok during 2012 session. He is a Fellow of Institutions of Engineers (India) and ISQEM, UK. He is Dr. Manna is also Life Member of ISTE India, IACSIT Singapore and member of Advisory Council of CEGR India. Dr. Manna has published about 140 Research Publications for leading National and International Journals and attended a number of Conferences in the field of Engineering and Technology. Dr. Manna has been nominated as member of the various committees like J & K state fee Structure Committee and BOGs; Member of Divisional Railway User Consultative Committee (DRUCC); Member of National Executive Council of Centre of Education Growth and Research for Two years; Honorary Advisor on the Board of CMAI; Member of Advisory Board of  Confederation in Education Excellence, New Delhi and  Expert Member for School Board of Engineering & Technology, Central University of Kashmir. Dr. Manna has been elected as  President  of the CEGR Core Committee for Two years upto 31.12.2017.

Dr. Manna  has been conferred with the “Commendation Award” by the Hon’ble President of India;  ‘Bharat Excellence Award' with 'Gold Medal' by the Former Election Commissioner of India at IIC, New Delhi in 2014. Dr. Manna is also recipient of ‘Shreshth Aacharya Award-2011’, ‘Best Citizens of India Award-2014’ from FFI, New Delhi, ‘Outstanding Faculty Award-2015 VIFFA’ at Chennai and ‘Rashtriya Shiksha Gaurav Puraskar-2015’ from CEGR, New Delhi. He is also recipient of Innovative Policy Maker -2017 Award from News India & GESA, India.

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