Members of the Sponsoring Society, Ramakrishna Mission, of RKMVERI (Deemed University)

Composition of the Governing Body of Ramakrishna Mission (with Headquarters at Belur Math), which is the Sponsoring Society of RKMVERI (Deemed University) as on 10 October 2023.

Sl. No. Name Position held
1 Swami Gautamananda President
2 Swami Suhitananda Vice-President
3 Swami Bhajanananda Vice-President
4 Swami Girishananda Vice-President
5 Swami Vimalatmananda Vice-President
6 Swami Divyananda Vice-President
7 Swami Suvirananda General Secretary
8 Swami Balabhadrananda Assistant General Secretary
9 Swami Bodhasarananda Assistant General Secretary
10 Swami Tattwavidananda Assistant General Secretary
11 Swami Satyeshananda Assistant General Secretary
12 Swami Jnanavratananda Treasurer
13 Swami Achyuteshananda Member
14 Swami Jnanalokananda Member
15 Swami Lokottarananda Member
16 Swami Muktidananda Member
17 Swami Sarvabhutananda Member


Administrative Structure of RKMVERI (Deemed University)


Belur Math houses the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission (RKMM), under whose guidance and overall administrative control all the branch-centres of RKMM function. The actual implementation of policies adopted by the headquarters as well as activities flowing therefrom are for the most part supervised by the heads of branch centres who are appointed by the headquarters.

Consistent with this administrative structure, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (RKMVERI), with its head office located at its Belur Math campus, is administered through the following tiers: The Chancellor, being the General Secretary of RKMM ex-officio, is at the helm of affairs of the university as the President. The Chancellor’s Representative, who is an Assistant Secretary at the headquarters of RKMM, is to be the second-in-command to assist the Chancellor in the administration of the University. The Vice Chancellor, who will usually be a qualified and competent monk of the Ramakrishna Order, appointed according to University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines, will be in charge of the day-to-day administration of the University and all its academic programmes and activities. Administrative Heads of the various off-campus faculty centres of the university, who will be the ex-officio heads of the branch-centres in which the faculty centres are located, will be in charge of the day-to-day administration of the respective faculty centres.

Chancellor (ex-officio): Swami Suvirananda, General Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission
Pro-Chancellor: Swami Atmapriyananda, Secretary, RKMVERI Centre, Belur Math

Members of Executive Council of RKMVERI (previously known as ‘Board of Management’):

Executive Council reconstituted as per UGC’s revised Regulations (in Gazetted Notification dated 20 February 2019, vide Section 10.05). Effective from 10 October 2023.

1 Vice Chancellor Swami Sarvottamananda Chairperson
2 Two Deans of Faculties Dr. N. Muthaiah Dean, Faculty of Disability Management and Special Education and General & Adapted Physical Education and Yoga, RKMVERI, Coimbatore Campus
3 Prof. Tapash Dasgupta Dean, School of Agriculture and Rural Development, RKMVERI, Narendrapur Campus
4 One Professor, who is not a Dean Prof. Sukumar Adhikari Professor, Department of Mathematics, RKMVERI, Belur Main Campus
5 One Associate Professor Dr. Abhijit Bandyopadhyay Associate Professor, Department of Physics, RKMVERI, Belur Main Campus
6 One Assistant Professor Dr. Gautam Chatterjee Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agriculture and Rural Development, Narendrapur Campus
7 Four nominees of the sponsoring Society Swami Bodhasarananda Assistant General Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission HQ, Belur Math
8 Swami Atmapriyananda Pro-Chancellor and Secretary, RKMVERI,  Belur Main Campus
9 Dr. A. Santhosh Mathew, IAS (Retd.) Former Chairperson of National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE) and Former Joint Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India
10 Dr. P. G. Dhar Chakrabarti, IAS (Retd.) ‘Swami Vivekananda Chair’ Professor, Department of Environment & Disaster Management, RKMVERI Narendrapur Campus

Three eminent academicians as nominated by the Chancellor

Dr. Bimal Roy Professor, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata,
Former Director, ISI,
Former Head, RC Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security, ISI, Kolkata, &
Former Chairman, National Statistical Commission, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Govt. of India
12 Prof. Shrinivas Varakhedi Vice Chancellor, Central Sanskrit University, New Delhi
13 Dr. Santanu Kumar Bandyopadhyay Former Animal Husbandry Commissioner, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India
14 Registrar Swami Kaleshananda Ex-officio Secretary of the Executive Council


(Institution Deemed to be University declared by the Government of India under UGC Act, 1956)

Names and contact details of the Officers with effect from 1 April 2023 as per UGC (INSTITUTIONS DEEMED TO BE UNIVERSITIES) REGULATIONS, 2019 [Notified by University Grants Commission (UGC) on 20th February 2019]

Sl. No. Designation Name Contact details


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Swami Suvirananda

Phones Nos.: (033) 2654-5700/5701/5702/5703/5391/8494/ 9581/9681



Vice Chancellor

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Swami Sarvottamananda

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Swami Kaleshananda

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Controller of Examination

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Swami Shastravidyananda

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Finance Officer

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Swami Atmeshwarananda

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