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Dr. P. Prakash

Date of Birth






College Address


Permanent Address:


Principal, GM Institute of Technology, Davangere


#357, 12th Cross, A-1 Block, Vijayanagar, 3rd Stage, Mysore




98450 32565




Educational Qualification


B.E. (Civil Engineering) from SIT Tumkur

M.Tech (Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering) from KREC Surathkal

Ph. D. (Civil Engineering) from UBDT College of Engineering Davangere

Certificate "C" Examination of NCC Senior Division Army Wing


Academic Experience

















·          Served at SJM Institute of Technology in various faculty positions including 15 years of service as Principal

·          -Served as Dean (Academic) at GM Institute of Technology for two years.

·          -Served as the Principal at GSSS Institute of Engineering & Technology for Women, Mysore for 7.5 years

·          Controller of examination of various competitive examinations of State and Central governments held at above institutions.

·          Successful Teaching experience of 33 years,

·          has guided a number of Civil Engineering Undergraduate Projects

·          was evaluator of Civil Engineering PhD thesis of Kuvempu University

·          Established several engineering Labs, computer centres of different Engineering Departments in the above institutions

·          Chief coordinator of engineering consultancy works taken up in the above institutions

·          worked as nominated member of university bodies of senate, academic council and syndicate.

·          worked as Board member and chairman of Civil Engineering Board in Kuvempu University and VTU.

·          worked several times as a member of Local Inspection Committee  of VTU, Belagavi and Kuvempu University.

·          worked as a member of staff selection committee of  college & polytechnics

·          Supervised several sponsored KSCST projects


Developmental Activities



·                            Developed and organized planting of thousands of trees and landscape in the college Campus.

·                            Developed and started the Nirmithi Kendra sponsored by Z.P. to promote the Cost Effective and Environment Friendly (CEEF) Construction Technology with a grant from Government of Karnataka about 20 lakhs.

·                            Developed Men’s and women’s hostel in the campus

·                            Has devised and successfully conducted annual students’ activities , competitions with respect to sports and cultural activities in the campus.

·                            Developed different amenities for the staff members and officials of the college.

·                            Developed the Indoor and Outdoor games like Cricket, Basketball, Tennis, Football, Volleyball, Table Tennis & Gymnasium, Staff Recreation Centre, Students corner and canteens.

·                            Brought NCC Company in the SJMIT campus and NSS unit for engineering students at SJMIT and GSSSIETW, Mysore.

·                            Developed the Incubation Centre sponsored by Department of Information Technology Government of Karnataka (received  a grant if Rs. 10.00 Lakhs) and Science and Technology Entrepreneurs’ Park (STEP) sponsored by the Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Karnataka (received a grant of Rs. 30.00 Lakhs).

·                            Developed the Training and Placement Cell and Campus Interviews which were arranged from the reputed companies through placement cell.

·                            Taken personal interest in the respect of students, counseling,  Academics, etc., to solve all problems when they arise.

·                            Developed and guided improved method of working at office, various departments at GMIT Davangere.

·                            Helped the management in adopting improved technique in administration and control.

·                            Worked with full charge for preparing proposal for AICTE, VTU, State governments.

·                            Worked with full charge for getting Affiliation from VTU, Approval from AICTE for various courses of engg and increase in intake

·                            Obtained the Authority of Civil Works Inspections carried out by govt agencies and worked as team leader for 3rd Party inspections for various civil works in Davangere District with GMIT.

·                            Raised the ranking of GSSSIETW (present working institution) to 14 among 145 institutions of VTU (as per survey 2008 results)

·                            Obtained the Third Party Inspection status to the EEE Department of GSSSIETW for the Non conventional installations in the rural areas of Mysore District allotted by Department of KREDL of Ministry of Non Renewable Energy Sources (MNRE).

·                            Devised various formats for effective, correct teaching and learning process in Technical Education.

·                            Conducted Wipro Technologies, Innovative Teaching and Learning workshop MISSION 10X at the institution and conducted Advanced Workshop of Mission Technologies for 25 staff members of GSSSIETW.

·          Successfully conducted Two National conferences, ‘Tantragnana’, and Departmental State Level/National level Seminars and Paper Presentation Competitions at GSSSIETW

·          Successfully conducted eight times intercollegiate Cultural Festival, at GSSSIETW

·          Has planned the Faculty Development Programs jointly sponsored by IT/BT Department, Govt. of Karnataka and VTU.

·          Raised the ranking of GSSSIETW, Mysore  to 17 (Karntaka ranking) and 129 (all India ranking) among engineering institutions as per survey conducted by Hansa Research Survey Pvt Ltd. Published in ‘The Week’ magazine (9th June 2013 ).

·          Obtained a grant of Rs. 160000/- from VGST Govt. of Karnataka, towards the conduction of the Faculty Development Programme on  ‘Knowledge Mining’

·          Established IBM Centre of Excellence at the institution, a unique feature by getting collaborated with the MNC, IBM.

·          Member of the Advisory committee of 3rd Regional Convention of Quality Circle Forum of India at Mysore

·          Instrumental in the design and modernization of the College Prospectus and College website.

·          Established Campus Connect Programme with Infosys Technologies to have better relation ship with the Company, helpful for the Campus recruitment and other academic interactions.

·          Selected and nominated by the Commissioner, Mysore Mahanagara Palike as a member for ‘City Voluntary Technical Corps’ (CVTC), under ‘Urban Environment’.

·          Obtained a grant of Rs. 200000/- from VGST Govt. of Karnataka and VTU, towards the conduction of the Faculty Development Programme on  ‘Recent Advances in Medical Imaging Techniques due to schedule on 12th to 16th March. 2012.

·          Obtained a grant of Rs. 3000000/- from VGST Govt. of Karnataka and VTU, towards the setting up of ‘Establishment of Innovative Robotics Awareness lab’ in E&C department, GSSSIETW, MYSORE under CISEE grant for 12-13, 13-14, 14-15 academic years.







Membership of Professional bodies


Member of IE(India), Life member of ISTE