About Me


Dr. H A Vachhani was born in February, 1937, in Sind (now in Pakistan). He along with his parents was displaced from Sind (Undivided India) and came to Jaipur, Rajsthan  in December, 1947. Looking to his education, he was sent to Ajmer, since his father was given job in Jabalpur. In Ajmer there were 3 schools for Sindhi displaced persons.

He passed his High School examination from CBSE, Ajmer in 1952. He came to Jabalpur and was admitted to Robertson College, Jabalpur, inorder to complete the Intermediate Science Examination of Saugor University. At that time there was only one University in entire CP and Berar. He stood third in order of merit in the University.

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He graduated from Govt. Engineering College, Jabalpur and obtained B. E. (Hons.) Degree in Civil Engineering in 1958. He was asked to join as Lecturer in Civil Engg.

In 1959, he was selected by Govt. of India, as a Senior Teaching Fellow (offering IAS, scale grade with two advance increments). He was admitted to University of Roorkee. He completed his M.E. in Structural Engineering in 1962. He secured “A” grade in all the six course work requirements and Thesis.

In 1964, Govt. of Canada offered 20 commonwealth scholarships for completing Ph.D work in Canada on the basis of all India merit. Selection was made by Govt. of India experts and Canadian Govt. He was selected and asked to report to Dr. G G Meyerhof, HOD, Civil Engineering at Nova Scoti Technical College, Halifax, Nova Scotia in order to work for Ph.D.


Education


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