Dr. Padmavathi B.S is a post-graduate in Political Science from Bangalore University. She holds M. Phil and doctoral degrees with specialisation in foreign Policies (of India and the United States of America) from the Department of Political Science, Bangalore University. Her work profile includes teaching, academic coordination, teacher training and teacher education.
Dr. Padmavathi began her career as a Research Assistant in the Department of Political Science, Bangalore University. She is also associated with the Centre for Studies of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi, as the State Coordinator (Karnataka). She has coordinated and headed nearly 30 national and international survey related projects. She also worked with the International Academy for Creative Teaching (iACT), the Jain Group of Institutions' teacher training and development centre, as a Coordinator (PGDCT-KSOU) and a Senior Faculty - Social Sciences. Besides, she has served as a member of the Textbook Committee (XII-World Politics) to the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), New Delhi.
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.
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.