​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​KJA Secretariat​

KJA Secretariat, coordinated under Member Secretary, will implement all actions and undertake any background and secretarial work for KJA. KJA Secretariat will create and organise the technical and administrative/financial procedures for all its activities to support KJA and hire people on annual or time-bound contract basis, reporting to Member-Secretary, KJA. Within KJA Secretariat, specific Focal points are identified for each such team/group.

Presently, the following experts support the KJA Secretariat:​

Mr. Deepak Krishnappa

Senior Research Associate​

A professional with BE (E&C) from SJCE, University of Mysore and MBA (International Business) from University of Wales. He has an extensive experience in e-governance domain for over 15 years which delve in Power Distribution & Energy Management, Education, Health, Urban Planning & Land Management, Police, Transportation, Airports and Utilities Management. 

Mr. Deepak has rich expertise in adoption of ICT and Spatial/GIS Technologies in the e-Governance/modern Governance domain for enabling Governance structure to use fact based & data driven information in decision making process, thereby providing accessible and responsive services to the user/public/Citizen and society in large. He is widely experienced in Human Resource Management and Program/Project Management and has been part of many important National level projects under NeGP as well international projects.​

Dr. Jayashri 
Research Associate

Ms. Jayashri holds a post-graduate degree in Economics from Bangalore University and doctoral degree from Department of Economics and Co-operation, University of Mysore. She specializes in Financial Institutions & Markets and Econometrics. She also has an M. Phil degree for her thesis on 'Impact of Financial Liberalisation on Financial Sectors in India'. She has published many articles and books and has presented several papers as well. Besides, she has also worked as a Research Assistant in Institute of Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore. ​


Mr. K.S. Ashok Kumar                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Admin & Finance Executive

Is a B.Com. graduate from Bangalore University.  He has over 35 years of experience working with various Departments of Karnataka Government Secretariat. He retired from the service as an Under Secretary to Government, DPAR (Accounts-1) ( Drawing and Disbursing Officer) in 2012. He is currently working with the Commission as Admin & Finance Executive​. 

Mr. Ravi B
Data Entry Operator

Has completed B.A. from Bangalore University and is currently pursuing Post Graduation in Sociology from KSOU.  Has been working with the Commission since 2009. ​

Ms. N. V. Vinutha                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Office Assistant​

Is a B.Com. Graduate from Bangalore University.  She has 4 years of work experience as an Admin Assistant in ISRO, HQ. She is currently working with the Commission as Office Assistant.