DR. WOODAY P KRISHNA
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 Engineer Award for contribution in the field of Engineering from the Institution of Engineers (India).
- 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 Smarak Nidhi 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 service organizations like the Indian Red Cross Society and the Tuberculosis Association of 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 22,000 students from kindergarten to doctoral level through 32 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.Read More
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.