Dr. Wooday P Krishna holds a number of key positions in Govt. Committees and credible NGOs at the highest level.

National Service
  • President
    Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi

    Gandhi Bhavan, Bengaluru

    Established in 1949 by Dr. Rajendra Prasad and other national leaders by mobilizing contributions from over ten million people to promote Constructive Work initiated by Mahatma Gandhi and to preserve and propagate his teachings.

  • Trustee
    Central Gandhi Smarak Nidhi

    Rajghat, New Delhi

    Set up in 1948 as an autonomous organization by eminent national leaders like Babu Rajendra Prasad, Pandit Nehru, Sardar Patel, Moulana Abdul Kalam Azad, J.B.Kriplani, JRD Tata, G.D. Birla and others to perpetuate Gandhiji's memory through Gandhian Constructive Work.

  • Member Advisory Committee
    Mahatma Gandhi Centre for Sustainable Development
    Karnataka State Rural Development and Panchayat Raj University, Gadag

    It is a State University established by law for the study and research of rural development and panchayat raj system.

  • Member
    Gandhi Memorial Museum

    Madurai, Tamil Nadu

    It is one of the five Gandhi museums in India which comes under 'Peace Museums Worldwide' selected by the United Nations Organisation (UNO).

  • Former Member, Executive Committee
    Karnataka Sarvodaya Mandal

    A State Wing of Sarva Seva Sangh founded by Mahatma Gandhi, Bengaluru

  • Member, State Level Advisory Committee
    Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust

    Arasikere, Hassan District

  • Former Member, Executive Committee
    Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Gandhi Center of Science & Human Values

    HQ: Bengaluru

  • Managing Trustee
    Vishwaneedam Trust

    Vallabh Niketan, Bengaluru, founded in 1965, is one of the six Ashrams of Acharya Vinoba Bhave, the spirtual heir of Mahatma Gandhi, run by the Trust

  • Past Chairman
    Gandhi Peace Foundation

    Bengaluru Centre

    Established in 1958 by great national leaders like Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Dr. R. R. Diwakar and Morarji Desai. It works to preserve and spread Gandhian thoughts with centres spread all over the country.

  • Past Hon. Treasurer
    Bharath Seva Dal

    Central Committee

    Established in 1950 by noted freedom fighter Dr. N. S. Hardikar, it is a non-political youth and national service organization, aided by Government of Karnataka with over 14,000 Seva Dal units in government and government aided schools across Karnataka.

Educational Work
  • Vice-President
    University Space Engineering Consortium India


    University Space Engineering Consortium India is a National Initiative of the Indian Technology Congress Association to enable university students to participate in practical Space Projects for societal good. UNISEC India is a part of the world-wide University Space Engineering Consortium headquartered in Japan.

  • Honorary General Secretary
    Seshadripuram Educational Trust

    Seshadripuram Group of Educational Institutions

    Founded in 1930, the Trust caters to the educational needs of over 23,000 students through 34 institutions ranging from Kindergarten to Ph.D. level across four districts of Karnataka.

    Bengaluru, Mysuru, Tumakuru, Mandya

  • Honorary President
    Karnataka Unaided Pre-University College Managements' Association

    Bengaluru North District Committee

    KUPMA is a united force of private unaided pre-university colleges in Karnataka, working collaboratively to overcome shared challenges and elevate the standards of education.

  • President
    Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges' Association


    Founded in 2003, the association has more than 200 post-graduate colleges on its rolls, organizing Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) for MBA and MCA aspirants in private B Schools and Computer Application Colleges in Karnataka.

  • Chairman, Governing Council
    Sadashivanagar Educational Institutions

    Sanjaynagar, Bengaluru

    Founded in 1988, it caters to the educational needs of students from kindergarten to Pre-University level.

  • Trustee
    Appavu Pillai Educational Institutions

    136 years old girls' school from Kindergarten to Standard 10 located in Tasker Town, Bengaluru

  • Vice-President
    Sree Seshadripuram Rama Seva Samiti

    Well Known for holding month-long Annual Music Festival since 1943

  • Member, Managing Committee
    Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala Old Boys' Association, Mysuru

    Alumni Association of Residential School run by Ramakrishna Math & Mission

  • Founder Trustee
    Wooday Foundation

    A Public Charitable Trust Founded by Gandhian Philanthropist W. H. Puttiah in 1983 to promote the cause of Education and Health

  • Member, Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Board
    Adichunchanagiri University (ACU)

    Adichunchanagiri University is a private university located in Javaranahalli, in Mandya district, Karnataka, India consisting of six Constituent colleges in the disciplines of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Engineering, Management, Commerce and Education.

  • Member, Governing Council
    Hymamshu Jyoti Kala Peetha Institutions

    Hymamshu Jyothi Kala Peetha located in Malleswaram, Bengaluru has always stood not only for quality education but also for high moral values, culture, discipline and overall development of the child.

Humanitarian Work
  • Former Member, National Managing Body
    Former Executive Vice-Chairman, Karnataka State Branch
    Former Member, Bengaluru Red Cross Home Committee
    Indian Red Cross Society

    National Headquarters, New Delhi

    A highly credible humanitarian organization duly constituted by the Indian Red Cross Society Act, 1920, with the President of India as its President and branches in every State and District.

  • Former Member, Central Committee and National Executive Committee
    The Tuberculosis Association of India

    National Headquarters, New Delhi

    Formed in 1939, it has pan-India presence. The President of India is its Patron. It is the oldest and the largest voluntary body striving at all levels to end TB in close association with state and central governments.

  • Former Member, Karnataka State Committee
    St. John Ambulance Association

    An Ambulance Brigade of the Red Cross State Headquarters, Bengaluru

  • Past Hon. Managing Director
    The Nehrunagar Co-operative Bank Limited


Youth Work
  • Former President
    Youth Hostels Association of India

    Bengaluru South Unit

  • Affiliated to the International Youth Hostel Federation which networks over 6,000 Youth Hostels across the globe helping young people on educational tour or while on camping or hiking holiday.

  • Vice-President
    Navajeevana Vyayamashala Trust

    Manages a Gymnasium, Free Hostel for Boys and a Free Clinic near J. C. Road

  • President
    Indian Foundation for Global Peace Education


    Founded in 1987. Organizes regular Youth Exchange Programs to various countries including USA, Canada, Germany and Sri Lanka to promote international goodwill, understanding and leadership through peace initiatives.

Communal Harmony
  • Chairman
    International Association for Religious Freedom

    Founded in 1900 Boston, USA. World's first inter-faith organisation enjoying United Nations General Consultancy Status

    Bengaluru Chapter

  • President
    United Religions Initiative

    Bengaluru Co-operation Circle (CC)

    Founded in 1995 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the United Nations, it has been promoting enduring inter-faith cooperation to end religiously motivated violence and to create a culture of peace in over 108 countries.

    URI is a non-governmental organization with consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNESCO).

Government Bodies
  • Member

    Technical Experts' Committee

    Karnataka Government School Students' Satellite Project 2022

    Govt. of Karnataka

  • Former Member, Production & General Engineering Council
    Bureau of Indian Standards

    Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi

  • Member

    State Advisory Committee

    National Service Scheme

    Govt. of Karnataka

  • Former Member

    (Minister of State Rank)

    State Disaster Management Authority

    Govt. of Karnataka

Professional Bodies
  • National President
    Indian Institution of Production Engineers

    National Headquarters, Bengaluru

    Has its origin in the Institution of Production Engineers (U.K.) and is now an independent professional body of Production Engineers in India with over 2,000 corporate membership and over 4,000 student membership.

  • Former Chairman, Karnataka State Centre
    Former Member, Ethics Control Board
    Former Council Member
    Former Member, Finance Committee and Education, Examination & Accreditation Committee
    The Institution of Engineers (India)

    Headquarters, Kolkata
    A Statutory Professional body of Engineers, Incorporated by Royal Charter 1935 with 0.8 million membership and pan-India presence

National Design & Research Forum
  • Former Member, Board of Governors
    National Design & Research Forum

    The Institution of Engineers (India)

    A research and development wing of the Institution of Engineers (India) duly recognized by the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

  • Former Member, Board of Management & Governing Council
    Former Chairman, Finance Committee
    Engineering Staff College of India


    It is a national level training organization of the Institution of Engineers (India) imparting continuing education to engineers and managers in the engineering profession, located in Hyderabad.

  • Member, Governing Council
    Indian Technology Congress Association


    Established in 2018, it is a dedicated association for technologists focused on facilitating collaboration between professionals from the industry, R&D laboratories, government, academic institutions and professional bodies working on deploying technology-intensive solutions for contemporary challenges.

  • Past Chairman, Karnataka State Centre
  • Past Member, Academic Council
  • Past Council Member, National Headquarters
    Indian Institution of Technical Arbitrators

    Headquarters, Chennai

    Established in 2003, it is an All-India professional body of Engineers and Architects engaged in technical arbitration.

  • Past Vice-Chairman
    Institution of Valuers

    Bengaluru Branch

  • Founded in 1968, it is a national organization of valuation professionals in India, specializing in various classes of assets. It has over 20,000 members across India.