Engineer, Educationist, Social Activist, Humanist.
Dr. Wooday P Krishna is a transformational leader with a rare blend of a technologist, educationist, social activist and humanist.
A Gandhian Constructive Worker, he represents the ideal of a public person, who commands respect from whomsoever he comes into contact by what he stands for and demonstrates in his attitudes, actions and behavior.
Born in 1963 in Bengaluru, he hails from a family of freedom fighters and is an excellent team player. After receiving his early education at the famous Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala, Mysuru, run by the Ramakrishna Math & Mission, he graduated with master's degrees in Engineering and Law. He then went on to do his Ph.D. in Business Administration.
Dr. Wooday P. Krishna is a recipient of the Eminent Mechanical Engineer National Award for contribution in the field of Engineering from the Institution of Engineers (India). He has been conferred with Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D. Lit.) from Bengaluru City University for his exceptional service to society.
Multi faceted Personality & Visionary
Proactive in the Field of Education, Social Initiatives & Humanitarian Causes
Scholarly & Synergistic Endeavors has been creating significant impact on the socio-educational ecosystem
Dedicated, Dynamic & Goal-driven Motivator, with many years of progressive experience in array of fields
Documented success in various Academic Endeavors by providing constructive contribution
A techno-legal expert of high eminence, Dr. Krishna is credited with a number or professional accolades including prestigious fellowships of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK, the Indian Council of Arbitration; and, World Academy of Productivity Science, Canada.
Top positions held by Dr. Krishna include President of Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi; Trustee of Central Gandhi Smarak Nidhi, Rajghat, New Delhi; and Member of Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority in the rank of Minister of State. He has also held key positions in the National Management of highly credible organizations like the Indian Red Cross Society, The Tuberculosis Association of India and The Institution of Engineers (India), which have pan-India presence.
A prolific writer in Kannada and English, Dr. Krishna is an outstanding institution builder with exemplary contribution to education and civil society. He has been the Honorary General Secretary of Seshadripuram Group of Institutions, which caters to the educational needs of over 24,500 students from kindergarten to doctoral level through 34 Institutions across four Districts of Karnataka, since 2001.
Govt. of Karnataka has honoured him with State Award for empowerment of persons with disabilities; State Youth Award for youth and community services; and, State Rajyotsava Award for life time achievement in social service. In recognition of his dedicated services to the nation, Dr. Krishna has been conferred with President's Gold Medal, the highest National Award given for exceptional Red Cross Humanitarian Work of high order, by the President of India.
Dr Krishna has also been honoured with the prestigious Nadoja Award which is equivalent to honorary degree of Doctor of Literature (D. Litt.) by Kannada University, Hampi.
A RENAISSANCE MAN
A brief on biographical sketch gives one the sense of a fully filled out lifeworld propelled by a belief in goal-oriented action across all sectors of life - spanning technology, law, pedagogy, philanthropy and cultural rootedness.
Dr Wooday P Krishna received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D. Lit.) from Bengaluru City University for his exceptional service to society on 10th July 2023.
Dr Wooday P Krishna received the prestigious Eminent Mechanical Engineer National Award from the Institution of Engineers (India) at the 37th National Convention of Mechanical Engineers, Hyderabad, 2022.
The institution of Engineers (India) Council Member Dr Wooday P Krishna received a Scroll of Honour for outstanding contribution to the cause of Engineering and Nation Building on the occasion of IEI Centenary Year, 2020.