AURO Authorities

The Governing Body

The Governing Body ensures that the Vision, Mission and Values of the University are always upheld. The Board is also responsible for the future planning and development of the University as it continues to grow and expand.

Hon’ble Shri H.P. Rama

Founder President, AURO University

Prof. Parimal H. Vyas

Provost, AURO University

Shri D. J. Rama

President, Auro Hotels, USA

Mr. Suresh Mathur

Chief Operating Officer, Auro Hotels

Prof. R Vaidyanathan

Rtd. Professor, IIM Bangalore

Dr. Ajay Ranka

Chairman & MD, Zydex Industries, Vadodara

Dr. Kiran Singh

Director-Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Centre

Mr. Sanjiv Mehta

Advisor & Head – Program Development 

IBM Innovation Center for Education

Mr. Nayan Banker

Chief Financial Officer, Auro Hotels

Mr. Hemant Desai

President, Commercial and Corporate Affairs, RIL, Surat

Dr. Susan Pfau (Radhe)

La Grace – Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Centre, USA

Mr. S. B. Dangayach

Industrialist, Former MD Sintex Industries Ltd., Ahmedabad

Shri Mukesh Kumar

Principal Secretary, Higher & Technical Education, Government of Gujarat

Prof. Amreesh Misra

Registrar, AURO University

Auro Board of Management

Hon’ble Shri H.P. Rama

Founder President, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Prof. Parimal H. Vyas

Provost, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Mr. Suresh Mathur

Chief Operating Officer, Auro Hotels

Mr. Nayan Banker

Chief Financial Officer, Auro Hotels

Mr. Parag Shah

Industrialist

Mr. Sanjiv Shah

Industrialist

Dr. Rajan Welukar

Vice Chancellor, Atlas Skilltech University, Mumbai

Dr. Monika Suri

Associate Dean-Academics, AURO University

Dr. Vrushti Patel

Assistant Professor, School of Law, AURO University

Dr. Papri Das

Associate Professor, School of Information Technology

Dr. Kiran Singh

Assistant Professor-School of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences, AURO University

Prof. Amreesh Misra

Registrar, AURO University

The Academic Council

Hon'ble Sri Hasmukh (H.P.) Rama

Founder President, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Mr. Suresh Mathur

Chief Operating Officer, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Mr. Nayan Banker

Chief Financial Officer, JHM Hotels, Surat, Gujarat

Ms. Jyotiben Thanki

Educationist Director, Children University, Prenatal Education, Tapovan Scheme Gandhinagar

Prof. Sharad Joshi

Ex-Pro Vice Chancellor, M S University, Vadodara, Gujarat

Dr. Monika Suri

Associate Professor, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Dr. Kiran Singh

Director-Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Center (SAILC)

Dr. Shilpi Sharma

Associate Professor and I/c Head of School of Law, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Mr. Vimal Shukla

Associate Professor, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Mr. Avinash Engineer

Associate Professor, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Dr. Papri Das

Assistant Professor, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Dr. Dhaarna Singh Rathore

Assistant Professor, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Dr. Sumedh Lokhande

Assistant Professor, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Ms. Prerna Dahiwade

Controller of the Examinations, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Prof Amreesh Misra

Registrar, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

BOARD OF STUDIES

School of Business

Dr Gaurav Ashesh

I/c. Head of School of Business, AURO University

Chairperson

Dr Nimesh Joshi

Professor, School of Business

Member

Dr Vikrant Makhija

Associate Professor, School of Business, AURO University

Member

Dr C V Ramanna

 

Member

Dr CA Dharma Singh Rathore

Assistant Professor, School of Business AURO University

Member

Dr Richa Agarwal

 

Member

Dr Ajay Kumar Jain

Professor, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, Lead- Centre for Indian Thought and Management, Fellow, Aarhus University, Denmark

External Member

Dr Sanjeev Prashar

Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Raipur

External Member

Mr Amit Kalra

Director, HLE Glascoat Ltd

External Member

Ms Vaidehi Desai

Sr. Manager, Gharpedia (Alumni, AURO University)

Alumni

Dr Vipin Agrawal

Associate Professor, School of Business, AURO University

Member Secretary

School of Design

Mr Abhijit Pariyal

I/c Head of School of Desing, AURO University

Chairperson

Dr Prunal khavani

Associate Professor, AURO University

Member

Ms Vaishali Bhatt

Assistant Professor, AURO University

Member

Mr Shashank Mehta

Principal Faculty, Industrial/Product Design, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

External Member

Dr Jigna Desai

Program Chair for Masters in Conservation and Regeneration at the Faculty of Architecture, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

External Member

Ms Angira Shah

Owner & Principal Designer, Square 1, Ahmedabad

External Member

Ms Tanvi Shivam

Former Student, B.Des. in Graphics & Communication Design 2017 batch 

Alumni

School of Hospitality Management

Mr Vimal Shukla

I/c. Head of School of Hospitality Management

Chairperson

Chef Vishal Gawande

Assistant Professor, AURO University

Member

Mr Pranav Aggrawal

Assistant Professor, AURO University

Member

Dr Bhuvan G.M.

Principal, Apeejay Institute of Hotel Management, Navi Mumbai

External Member

Mr Suresh  Mathur

Chief Operating Officer & Professor of Practice, AURO University Surat

External Member

Mr Amit Metha

Area Director and General Manager Surat Marriott Hotel, Surat

External Member

Mr Vikas Sharma

Area General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott, Surat

External Member

Ms Ridhima Seth

Former Student, Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management batch 2014

Alumni

Chef. Manoj Patkar

Associate Professor, School of Hospitality Management, AURO University, Surat, Gujarat

Member Secretary

School of Information Technology

Dr Papri Das

I/c. Head of School of Information Technology

Chairperson

Dr Bhanupratap Singh

Assistant Professor, AURO University

Member

Dr Sunil Kumar

Assistant Professor, AURO University

Member

Prof Apurva Desai

Head, Department of Computer Science, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University

External Member

Prof Pratap Rao

Professor, Computer Science and Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Patna

External Member

Mr Yusuf Ahmed

Deputy General Manager (IT), National Textile Corporation Ltd.

External Member

Mr Murtuza Bansrai

Former Student, B.Sc. IT 2012 batch

Alumni

Dr Akhilesh Latoria

Assistant Professor, AURO University

Member Secretary

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Dr Vishwas Deokar

I/C Head -of School of Journalism and Mass Communication, AURO University

Chairperson

Mr Ujjawal Kumar Chaudhary

Former Dean – Symbiosis International University and Amity University

External Member

Mr Sanjay Masand 

Vice President – Reliance Industries Limited

External Member

Mr Karl Gomes 

Chief – Fanatics

External Member

Mr Utpal Acharya

CEO – Content Engineer

External Member

Ms Akanksha Jha 

Programming Head – Big Fm 

External Member

Mr Siddharth Laik 

Founder & Editor In Chief – IMWBUZZ 

External Member

Mr. Kunal Wahi 

Anchor & Producer – TV 9 Network 

External Member

Ms Chaiti Narula

Editor / News Anchor – India Today 

External Member

Dr Mayur Parikh

Media Consultant & Journalist – Ex ABP News 

External Member

Mr Paras Jha

Senior Journalist – BBC News 

External Member

Mr. Aniket Khandagale

Film Maker – Bollywood & Marathi Film Industry

External Member

Mr Prashant Desai 

Director, Film Maker & Academician

External Member

Mr. Sanjay Narayanan

Marketing Director – Warner Media (Warner Bros.)

External Member

Mr Hashwardhan Suri

A former student of BJMC-2018 Batch 

Alumni

Mr. Partha Partim Samanta

Assistant Professor – School of Journalism and Mass Communication, AURO University

Member Secretary

School of Law

Dr Shilpi Sharma

Head of School of Law

Chairperson

Dr Vrushti Patel

Assistant Professor, AURO University

Member

Ms Subarna Ghosh

Assistant Professor, AURO University

Member

Mr Srinath Iyengar

Managing Partner, Fox Mandal 

External Member

Dr Kavita Lalchandani

Principal, K C Law College, Mumbai

External Member

Ms Anuja Shah

Former Student, BBA-LLB-2013 batch

Alumni

Mr Satyajeet Panigrahi

Assistant Professor, AURO University

Member Secretary

School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Dr Priya Rajkumar

I/c. Head of School of Liberal Arts and Human Science, AURO University

Chairperson

Dr Sazzad Parwez

Associate Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Human Science, AURO University

Member

Dr Sumedh Lokhande

Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, AURO University

Member

Prof Nigam Dave

Professor & Director, School of Liberal Studies, Pandit Dindayal Energy University, Gandhinagar

External Member

Dr Dipti Christian

Former Principal, Head, Department of Psychology, Hilltop College, Nagpur

External Member

Ms Rashi Hakim

Former student, BA in Psychology 2019 batch

Alumni

BOARD OF STUDIES

School of Business
School of Hospitality Management
  • Mr Vimal Shukla
  • Chef Vishal Gawande
  • Mr Pranav Aggrawal
  • Dr Bhuvan G.M.
  • Mr Suresh B. Mathur
  • Mr Amit Metha
  • Mr Vikash Sharma
  • Ms Ridham Seth
  • Manoj Patkar
School of Information Technology
  • Dr Papri Das
  • Dr Bhanupratap Singh
  • Dr Sunil Kumar
  • Prof Apurva Desai
  • Prof Pratap Rao
  • Mr Yusuf Ahmed
  • Mr Murtuza Bansrai
  • Dr Akhilesh Latoria
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Dr Vishwas Deokar
  • Ms Trupti Mistry
  • Mr Ujjawal Kumar Chaudhary
  • Mr Sanjay Masand
  • Mr Karl Gomes
  • Mr Utpal Acharya
  • Ms Akanksha Jha
  • Mr Siddharth Laik
  • Kunal Wahi
  • Ms Chaiti Narula
  • Dr Mayur Parikh
  • Mr Paras Jha
  • Aniket Khandagale
  • Mr Prashant Desai
  • Sanjay Narayanan
  • Mr Hashwardhan Suri
  • Partha Partim Samanta
School of Law
  • Dr Shilpi Sharma
  • Dr Vrushti Patel
  • Ms Subarna Ghosh
  • Mr Srinath Iyengar
  • Dr Kavita Lalchandani
  • Ms Anuja Shah
  • Mr Satyajeet Panigrahi
School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • Dr Sunil Sagar
  • Dr Sazzad Parwez
  • Dr Sumedh Lokhande
  • Prof Nigam Dave
  • Dr Dipti Christian
  • Ms Rashi Hakim
  • Dr Priya Rajkumar

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