Symposium Community



Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari

Director, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India.
The Principal Investigator of National Digital Library of India.

Confererence Chair

Prof. Kalyan Prasad Sinhamahapatra

Joint Principal Investigator National Digital Library of India Project and Chairman Central Library, IIT Kharagpur

Organizing Secretary

Dr. B. Sutradhar

Chief Librarian, Central Library, IIT Kharagpur.
Joint Principal Investigator National Digital Library of India Project.

Steering Committee

Prof. Amit Patra Deputy Director, IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Maddali RamgopalDean, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (FoE&A), IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Krishna KumarDean, Faculty of Sciences (FoS), IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Rintu BanerjeeDean, (R&D), IIT Kharagpur

Prod. Pranab Kumar Dutta Dean, Faculty of Inter-Disciplinary and Biotechnology & Biosciences (FoID&BTBS), IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Bhargab Maitra Dean, Student Affairs, IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Arghya Deb Dean, Infrastructure, IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Kamal Lochan Panigrahi Dean, Human Resources, IIT Kharagpur

Prof. P. Mitra Porf.-in-charge, IC, IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Pulak Mishra Prof. -In-charge, Guest House, IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Somnath Roy Prof-in-Charge, Automobile, Section, IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Debashish Chakravarty Associate Dean, Alumni Affairs/Branding, IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Haimanti Banerji Associate Dean CE&T, IIT Kharagpur

Capt. Amit Jain (Retd.) Registrar, IIT Kharagpur

International Advisory Committee

Prof. Uma KanjilalPro Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India

Prof. J. P. Singh Joorel Director, INFLIBNET Center, Gandhinagar, Gujrat, India

Prof. Ajay Pratap SinghDirector General, RRLF, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India

Prof. R. C. Gaur Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi, India

Sarah Irene Brutton Kenderdine Professor of Digital Museolo at EPFL Switzerland

David Bainbridge Professor of Computer Science, University of Waikato; Director of the New Zealand Digital Library Research Project

Mr. Aaron Tay Associate Director for Services at the National University of Singapore

Benjamin Charles Vershbow Director of Community Programs, Wikimedia Foundation

Sebastian Hellmann Head of the "Knowledge Integration and Language Technologies (KILT)" Competence Centre at InfAI; Executive Director and Board member of the Dbpedia Association

Paul David Clough Professor of Search and Analytics' Information School, University of Sheffield

Lisa Petrides Educator, Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME)

Harry-Willem Verwayen Executive Director, Europeana Foundation

Mr. Udaya Cabral Head Conservation & Preservation Division, National Library and Documentation Service Board of Srilanka, Srilanka

Gregory Cram Director of Copyright, Permissions and Information Policy, The New York Public Library

Mahasin A. Didi Director, Collection and Services Section National Library of Maldives

Dr. Marie-Louise Ayres Director-General, National Library of Australia

Dame Carol Black Chair, The British Library

John Guagliardo Executive Director, World Library Foundation

Ms. Robin Rice Data Librarian and Head of Research Data Support Information Services, UK

Dr. Clifford Lynch Executive Director at the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) - (Digital library strategist), USA

Thomas Phillips Executive Director, Global Digital Theological Library, Argentina

Rute Brazil dos Santos Digital Librarian & Digital Content Manager, Brazil

Sylvain BĂ©langer Director General, Library and Archives Canada (LAC)

Prof. Nanda Dharmarathna Chairman, National Library Digital Library & Repository , Srilanka

Yonten Dargye Director National Library & Archives of Bhutan

Mr. Parthapratim Deb Executive Director, BCC Digital Library

Enno Meijers Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Dutch Digital Heritage Network and Research Advisor at the National Library of the Netherlands.

National Advisory Committee

Dr. Rajesh SinghUniversity Librarian, DULS, University of Delhi, India.

Prof. Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay DLIS, Kalyani University, West Bengal, India.

Dr. P K Bhattacharya Associate Director, Knowledge Resource Centre, TERI, New Delhi, India

Dr. C. JayakumarLibrarian, IIT Roorkee

Dr. Nabi Hasan Librarian, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Dr. Mahendra N Jadhav Librarian, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

Dr. Tamal Kumar GuhaLibrarian, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

Dr. Dinesh K. S Librarian, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India

Dr. Partha De Librarian, Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India

Prof. Durga Sankar RathProfessor, Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur, West Bengal India

Prof. Bulu Maharana Professor & Head, P. G. Department of Library & Information Science, Sambalpur University, Odisha, India.

Prof. Arun Chakraborty Professor, Department of Library & Information Science, Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), West Bengal, India

Dr. Mayank TrivediLibrarian, MS University Vadodara, Gujrat, India.

Dr. P. Visakhi Librarian, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali, India

Dr. Mukesh Saikia Librarian, Tezpur University, Tezpur

Prof. Pijushkanti Panigrahi Dept. of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta

Dr. Kishor Chandra SatpathyChief Librarian, ISI, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Dr. Shantanu GangulyDirector and Professor (Business Communication)
School of Management
Head of the Department
Department of Library and Information Sciences
NIMS University, Jaipur

Prof. Saptashis GhoshDepartment of Library & Information Science, North Bengal University

Dr. Soumitra Sarkar Librarian, University of Calcutta

Prof. Sudip HatuaLibrary & Information Science, Rabindra Bharati University

Dr. Shri RamLibrarian, University of Sikkim

Mr. Manoj Kumar Scientist-E. INFLIBNET Centre

Prof. Sanjay Kumar SinghGauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India

Dr. D. K. SinghLibrarian, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P., India

Dr. Vijay Kumar MallappaLibrarian, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India

Dr. Vijay Raghav TiwariLibrarian, IISER, Kalyani

Dr Narayan Chandra GhoshLibrarian, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

Dr. Soumen MallikDLIS, Vidyasagar University

Dr. S. Siva ChidambaramLibrarian, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

Dr. Vaishali Khaparde (Kamble)Professor & Head, Department of Library & Information Science, Dr. Babasahed Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, India.

Dr. Bibhuti Bhusan Sahoo Deputy Librarian, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Dr. Sandeep Kumar PathakDeputy Librarian, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India

Dr. Neeraj ChourasiaDy. Librarian , IIT Delhi

Dr. Samir Kr. JalalDy. Librarian, Central Library, IIT Kharagpur

Dr. Ashis BiswasLibrarian, Victoria Institution ( College)

Important Dates

We look forward to receiving your valuable contributions and engaging in meaningful discussions on the sustainable development of digital libraries in education at the "Digital Libraries: Sustainable Development in Education" symposium.