Indus University Governance

Dr Ritu Bhandari

Presidential Secretariat

Dr. Ritu Bhandari, President of Indus University has a deep interest in human psychology and has studied and trained in management for several years. She has introduced various measures for keeping the high morale of every family member of INDUS. She always exhorts for increasing the standard of education and discipline. Her education, experience, and personal traits offer a human dimension to the development of Indus in 360 degrees.


Indus management, staff & students are honored to have Dr. Nagesh Bhandari as part of the Presidential Secretariat ​of Indus University. He is a Doctor by profession, having his specialization in Spine Surgery. The medical degree has been earned as a student at globally acclaimed spine center ‘Rehabilitations Krankenhaus,’ Germany. Furthermore, Dr. Bhandari has been trained under the guidance of Professor J. Hans, the world famous spine surgeon.

In his extensive career as a spine specialist, Dr. Nagesh has shared the space with the world’s celebrated spine surgeons. Here are the names of a few surgeons from across the world whom he has worked with – Dr. C. S Ranawat (from USA), Dr. Peter Fowler (from Canada), Dr. H. W Pia (from Germany), Professor B. G Weber (from Switzerland), and Professor M. Michon (from France). Furthermore, he is a visiting doctor in leading hospitals of Ahmedabad and Indore.

Talking about his contributions in the field of Research, Dr. Bhandari has contributed significantly at national and international levels. Dr. Bhandari is a recipient of the Gold Medal for ‘Best Poster’ presentation at 46th Annual Conference of Indian Orthopedic Association, held in Ahmedabad in 2001.

Dr. Nagesh has also significantly contributed to the development of novel instrumentation systems, ultimately adding to the cost-effective treatment procedures in his chosen field. Furthermore, he is actively involved in philanthropic and charity works through Bhandari Charitable Trust.

Last but not the least, Dr. Bhandari is presently the director of Ahmedabad Aviation Aeronautics Ltd & Western India Institute of Aeronautics at Ahmedabad.

Dr Nagesh Bhandari

Presidential Secretariat

Dr Satya Sai Kumar Jillella

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Satya Sai Kumar Jillella

We are proud to announce that Prof. Dr. Jillella Satya Sai Kumar has taken over as the Chief Executive Officer of Indus University on Feb 03, 2020.  He is holding additional positions as a member of the Board of Management, a member of the Board of Governance, and a founding Director of Indus Sustainable Smart Cities Center (ISSCC).

Prof. Dr. Jillella Satya Sai Kumar has an eminent international profile with about three decades of successful global track record with diversified educational, management, strategy, transformation consulting, and IT leadership experiences.

Dr. Jillella has a Ph.D. from the Curtin University of Australia, a former associate of United Nations ESCAP as a Policy and Planning Expert, Research Scientist at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and served in leadership roles with prestigious IT & consulting companies, namely; Infosys Technologies, ITC InfoTech, Auroservice D’ Auroville to name a few.

He was privileged to play game-changing global roles, impacted public policy, shaped collaborative research partnerships, and executed critical assignments for Governments and Industry worldwide, fostering sustainable development practices. He was an invited speaker and a member of government policy-working committees and published in scholarly international journals and conferences.

He is a pride alumnus of Curtin University Australia, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Thailand, SAP Anna University, JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada, MDP alumni of IIM Ahmedabad,  a recipient of various awards for excellence.

Currently leading Indus University transformation journey with student centricity and empowering new knowledge drivers to respond to the emerging digital era and Industry 4.0 challenges.

Dr R K Singh


Dr. Singh is a Science Graduate from Gujarat University in Gujarat. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, having his specialization in Human Resources and Finance.

In his wide career span of 28 Years, he has held top management and administrative positions in esteemed Organizations. At Indus, he’s been an integral part of administration and management, since decade or more. During this period, he occupied numerous vital positions, and then went on to serve as a registrar at the University.

In a few words, Dr. Singh is an outstanding Institution builder. He is actively engaged in establishing modern setup, to be on par with Global trends, pertaining to academia. Besides, he is involved in coordination and liaison with other educational institutions.

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