About Me


A teacher, a mentor and an ardent educationist does not even begin to describe Dr. H.A. Vachhani. As an eminent teacher, he has gained a prominent position in educational arena because of the exemplary work he has done in his career. His raise to distinction can be attributed to his strong willpower, caliber, conviction, dedication and leadership quality besides his strong passion towards technical education.

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He strongly believes that in order to educate the young generation in the presence scenario, the teachers should be regularly updated, trained and motivated. It's then the young generations can be converted into a responsible, confident and self-reliant youth of the country. He also has the distinction of establishing the Govt Women’s Polytechnic in the tribal area of Jagdalpur (CG). In addition to discharging his duties as a Principal of Govt Engineering College at Jagdalpur, Bastar for 2 years, he prepared the project report for this polytechnic, got it sanctioned and established. This area would always be indebted to Dr. Vachhani for this dedicated task.


Education


B.E. (Hons) Government Engineering College, Jabalpur, University of Jabalpur 1958 Civil Engineering
M.E. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 1962 Structural Engineering
(Including Concrete Technology)
Doctorate Technical University of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS Canada.
(Presently Dalhousie University Halifax)
1967 Bending and Vibration of Rectangular Plates of Variable Thickness

Experience


Principal, Government Engineering College, Jabalpur

Principal, Government Engineering College, Jabalpur

March 1983 – July 1984

Dean Faculty of Engineering, Rani Durgavati University (Jabalpur University)

Dean Faculty of Engineering, Rani Durgavati University (Jabalpur University)

March 1983 – July 1984

Principal, Government Engineering College Raipur (Presently NIT Raipur)

Principal, Government Engineering College Raipur (Presently NIT Raipur)

July 1984 – July 1986 & July 1990 – July 1995

Founder Director, Bhilai Institute of Technology Durg

Founder Director,  Bhilai Institute of Technology Durg

July 1986 – Nov 1988

Principal, Government Engineering College Jagdalpur

Principal, Government Engineering College Jagdalpur

Nov 1988 – July 1990

Dean Faculty of Engineering, Ravishankar University Raipur

Dean Faculty of Engineering, Ravishankar University Raipur

Dec 1988 – July 1991

Director of Technical Education Government of Madhya Pradesh

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July 1995/Feb 1996 – April 1997    

Council Member, AICTE New Delhi

Council Member, AICTE New Delhi

Feb 1996 – April 1997

Member Board of Governors, IIT Mumbai

Member Board of Governors, IIT Mumbai

Feb 1996 – April 1997

Member Board of Governors, MA NIT Bhopal

Member Board of Governors, MA NIT Bhopal

Feb 1996 – April 1997

Member Board of Governors, NI TTR Bhopal

Member Board of Governors, NI TTR Bhopal

Feb 1996 – April 1999

Consultant, University Institute of Tech Barkatullah University Bhopal

Consultant, University Institute of Tech Barkatullah University  Bhopal

Sep 1997 – July 2001

Vice Chancellor, Barkatullah University Bhopal

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July 2002 – Oct 2003

Advisor, Trinity Institute of Technology and Research

Advisor, Trinity Institute of Technology and Research

July 2007 – July 2010

Founder Director, Truba IEIT (Institute of Engineering and Information Technology) Bhopal

Founder Director, Truba IEIT (Institute of Engineering and Information Technology) Bhopal

July 2001 – July 2002 & Oct 2003 – July 2005

Advisor, Truba IEIT

Advisor, Truba IEIT

July 2013 – Aug 2016