The Governing Council is the apex body of the DCE-DTU Alumni Association. The mission of the association is "to engage as many alumni” as possible in supporting the Delhi Technological University as well as alumni across the globe.
The Governing Council has Office Bearers and members with overall numbers at 25 nos. The Office Bearers are President supported by Vice Presidents (3 nos), General Secretary, Joint Secretary and Treasurer and GC Members (18 nos).
The Governing Council members are from 1962 to 2009 batches and different streams. The GC is chartered to manage the alumni association delivering on its vision. The team is further supported by Chapters and Committees.
Karnal Singh, Patron
Karnal Singh belongs to the 1979 batch, Electrical (Electronics) Engineering. He did his M Tech in Computer Science from IIT, Kanpur in 1981. Later on he did his LLB from University of Goa and MBA from FMS, Delhi. He was awarded ‘The Best Student of DCE’. He also remained ‘The Best Sportsman’ and ‘The Best Athlete’ in the college.
He belongs to the 1984 batch of IPS. He bagged the title of ‘The Best Sportsman’ and ‘The Best Athlete’ during the IPS training. He has served in Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Goa and Delhi. He was awarded with the ‘President’s Police medal for meritorious services’ and the ‘President’s Police medal for the distinguished services’. He has contributed immensely in the modernization of the police and is known for his contribution in the field of controlling the terrorism and the crime.
Presently he is posted as Special Director, Enforcement Directorate, Government of India, New Delhi.
Sanjay Diwan, President
Sanjay, who graduated in 1981 Electrical (Electronics Engineering), is a seasoned professional with versatile expertise in building profitable and sustainable revenue growth business. Currently, he is Founder & Managing Director, Consulting IN., a boutique management consulting company in the area of business strategy, technology led customer centric experience and digital marketing.
He has worked for globally leading IT & communications companies like Avaya, IMI Mobile, TCS, Unisys and Philips. His experience includes business operations, business transformation, business development, and sales & marketing. He is passionate about customers and believes “every business exists and thrives because of its customers”. His additional qualifications include MBA from FMS Delhi and executive programs on leadership and marketing at Indian School of Business (ISB). He is the Past President for ISB CEE alumni Delhi chapter and executive member of FMS alumni association.
S.M. Mahajan, Vice President
S M Mahajan belongs to the 1970 batch, Mechanical Engineering. He did his MBA from IIT Delhi in 1982. He joined BHEL Bhopal in 1970 after doing an industrial entrepreneurship diploma certificate course of Small Industries Services Institute, Ministry of Labour. He has served in corporate office of BHEL in Delhi from 1981 to 2006 in various capacities and positions. He super annuated as Executive Director, BHEL Hardwar and is presently advisor (Power & Manufacturing Technology) and on board of few private sector companies. He is also an industry expert with ICICI bank.
He was awarded with the Life Time Achievement Award in 2014 for his outstanding contribution to the welding industry.and skill development
He is associated with many professional bodies, educational Institutes and government department as an expert. He is member of National Working Group on electronic system, development for industrial automation of Department of Electronics & IT. He is Ex President and Fellow of Indian Welding Society, Member of American Welding Society, Indian Value Engineering Society. He is widely traveled abroad.
He has also represented DCE in the Delhi University Inter College in Cricket and played BHEL Inter Unit Cricket tournaments.
Suresh Raheja, Vice President
Suresh Raheja belongs to 1973 batch, Mechanical Engineering. He is Managing Director of Raheja Builtech Ltd., Raheja Design and Contract Ltd.and some other companies.
Suresh Raheja is also professional singer and is a member of Cine Singer’s Association.He has sung many hit devotional songs as well as bollywood movie songs. He has many albums to his credit and has also composed music for a few hindi and regional language films. Many of the playback singers have sung under his direction. Suresh Raheja has keen interest in wildlife and is having expert knowledge on wild tigers.
Muktesh Chander, Vice President
Dr. Muktesh Chander graduated in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Delhi University in first class with distinction in 1983 and joined Bharat Heavy Engineering Limited as a Quality Control Engineer.
In 1988 he joined Indian Police Service and has also served as Centre Director Cyber Division and National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre in National Technical Research Organization under Prime Ministers’ Office Dr. Muktesh Chander also holds a law degree from Delhi University, Diploma in Human Resource Management, Diploma in Cyber Laws from Amity Law School and Masters Degree in Criminology & Forensic Science. He has recently been awarded Ph.D. in Information Security Management by I.I.T., Delhi.
He has been awarded President’s Police Medal for meritorious service, President’s Police Medal for distinguished service.
He was member secretary of the Joint Working Group which formulated “Guidelines for Protection of National Critical Information Infrastructure in India”.Apart from this Dr. Muktesh Chander holds a license of Amateur Radio. He is also life member of Amateur Radio Society of India.He is life member of Computer Society of India and an elected Fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers (IETE). He has been awarded by IETE with Hari Ram Toshniwal Award 2013. During his spare time he plays on flute and has also released a CD.
He is currently heading Delhi Traffic Police as Special Commissioner of Police..Facebook Profile!
Dipti Mal belongs to the 1987 batch, Mechanical Engineering. He did his MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi and LLB also from University of Delhi. He is presently working in the Department of Training and Technical Education and posted as Training and Placement Officer in the Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Government of NCT, Delhi.
Shiv Kumar Bhardwaj, Treasurer
Shiv Kumar Bhardwaj is a rank holder and belongs to the 1985 batch, Civil Engineering. He is an athlete and specializes in long jump, and is a regular lawn tennis player. He is presently posted as Superintending Engineer, Delhi Jal Board.
Sant Bhushan Lal
Sant Bhushan Lal graduated in 1962 in Civil Engineering. He is an eminent Lawyer and Arbitrator.
Satish Kumar Vij,
Satish Kumar Vij graduated in 1969 in Civil Engineering. He super annuated as Member, Railway Board.
An all-rounder, Rajeev Agarwal graduated from DCE in 1977 Civil Engineering. He subsequently did his MBA from FMS Delhi. He represented DCE in the Delhi University Inter College in Athletics and Hockey. He is presently working as General Manager in A Maha Ratna company NTPC Limited.
Bir Singh did his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering in the year 1979. He joined Birla group and worked there from 1979 up to 1983. He is presently working as Superintending Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical) with Delhi Jal Board, Government of NCT. He has visited many countries, including USA, Texas, Japan and UK for automation of water treatment plant. He is also a keen sportsman and has represented the Delhi state team in volleyball.
Praveen Bhargava did his graduation in Civil Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering in the year 1979. Subsequently, he did M Sc (Civil Engineering) also from DCE in 1981. He is presently working as Chief Engineer with Delhi Jal Board, Government of NCT.
Sunil Kumar Saxena
Sunil Kumar Saxena graduated in Electrical (Electronics) Engineering from DCE in 1979. He is a 1979 batch of ITS (Indian Telecom Services). He is presently on deputation to MTNL as General Manager (Materials Management).
Ms. Renu Gupta
Renu Gupta graduated in B Sc Engg Electrical (Electronics) in 1981 from DCE and then completed M Tech (Systems and Management) from IIT Delhi in 1983. She joined ONGC, Dehradun in 1983 and resigned in 1986. She subsequently started ‘Allied Research Labs’ in 1987 which manufactures electronic sub-assemblies for the OEM industry. She also started teaching as a guest faculty in DTU and NSIT in 2005. She completed her second M Tech (Electronics and Communications) from DTU in 2011. Her interest is in trekking and mountaineering and has climber Virgin Peak ‘Khangla’ in 1980. Her hobby is collecting stamps and coins.
Prof Sagar Maji is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering (1976 - 1981 batch), has obtained M Tech (Thermal Engineering) from IIT, Delhi and Ph D from Delhi University (Delhi College of Engineering) in the area of ‘Use of Alternative Fuels in Spark Ignition Engines’. He has worked as Scientist at IIP, Dehradun, a research laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. He worked as a Professor of Delhi College of Engineering and served as HOD of Mechanical, Production and Automobile Engineering from May 2005 to April 2010. He was also HOD (Bio Tech) and Dean (Industrial Research and Development) from October 2010 to January 2014 at DTU. Prof Maji, a recipient of Ralph R Teetor Educational Award (USA 2001), UNDP & SERC Fellowships and GURU Award (2014), has more than 100 publications in the area of IC engines. A passionate guide, mentor and motivator of engineering students, is currently contributing as Principal, GB Pant Engineering College, Delhi and Director, Delhi Institute of Tool Engineering (additional charge).
Sanjay Gupta passed out of Delhi College of Engineering in 1981 after completing the course of B Sc (Civil Engineering). He has worked for first five years as a civil engineer, starting with working at the construction site of the Hotel Taj Palace and then Hotel Le Meridian for about a year and then four years at an Irrigation project in Iraq. Subsequently shifted to the electronics industry and started PACE TECHNOLOGIES in 1987, a company engaged in the design and manufacture of electronic sub-assemblies for the Industry, specializing in manufacture for different industries including CNG dispensing, automobile diagnostics, powder coating equipment, pollution control and automatic parking systems.
Akhil is a seasoned professional with entrepreneurial spirit and distinguished business leader with a rich and varied experience of over 30 years in the IT industry in India and abroad. He is an engineering graduate with B.E. (Electronics and Communication Engineering) degree from Delhi College of Engineering. He realized his vision and dream for an entrepreneurial career and ventured of his own to set up Binary Semantics Ltd in 1986.
Binary is a client centric global IT Services and Software Development Company with wholly owned entities/ offices in US, Canada and UK. He also founded InfoTech Consulting Inc. in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Binary Semantics Inc. was setup in NJ to develop the North American operations for the India Company. Recently, he co-founded INXEE SYSTEMS, the R & D Company in embedded domain. Ensuing the rich domain expertise, he ventured a training company - XINOE to develop young minds and create expert resources for the companies in Embedded and IT Service domain.
A passionate entrepreneur, Akhil, does sees a world with large number of untapped opportunities and sees entrepreneurship boost as a way for economies around the world to move to better growth rates as well as minimize the unemployment problem and thus help create a better world.
Ms. Anju Tandon
Anju Tandon holds an Honours degree in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering and has completed an MDP program from IIM Lucknow. Anju is certified Program Manager from George Washington University and specializes in several Program Management methodologies. She has expertise in Business & Information Technology Strategy, Large scale technology solutions and Organization Re-engineering and Risk Management.
She is currently working as Head, Enterprise Program Management, NIIT Technologies Ltd. Before joining NIIT Technologies, Anju had worked with IBM, American Express, Lucent, AT&T and Nestle and had also ventured into her own consulting entrepreneurship to provide solutions in Program, Risk and Business Management. .
Sunil Bains graduated in Civil Engineering from DCE in 1986. He also did his MBA from FMS Delhi and PG Law (Labour) from Indian Law Institute, Delhi.
He is presently working as Senior Manager (Business Development) with BPCL.
Sunil Gautam graduated in 1994 with degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering. He also did Masters in Electronics & Communication Engineering in 1997. He belongs to the 1995 batch of ITS (Indian Telecom Service) and has recently been posted as Director at Department of Telecom, Ministry of Communications & IT, Government of India, New Delhi. Earlier, he was deputed at Central Vigilance Commission. He completed his MPA (Masters in Public Administration) from renowned LKY School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore in the year 2012 where he undertook various case studies on Fukushima disaster, casino tax, housing policy and others. He has been working in telecom sector since 1997 and has wide experience in administration, telecom planning, network operations, vigilance and personnel matters. He is also a commissioned officer as Lieutenant at Territorial Army (777 Signals Regiment Telecom). He has visited many countries including Netherlands, Belgium, Japan, China, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. Presently, he is exploring the aspects of cyber issues which need immediate attention. During leisure time, he enjoys music and travelling remote and far-flung areas.
Arun Kumar Aggarwal graduated in 1996 with degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked for 4 years with German multinational engineering company Lurgi AG before pursuing his MBA from Nanyang Business School, NTU, Singapore. He also attended one semester exchange program at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. He has been working in banking sector since 2002. He is having diverse experience in corporate banking, treasury and consumer banking businesses. He has worked in past with ABN Amro Bank NV, Citi Bank Inc (In India, Italy and Singapore). He is currently working as Assistant General Manager Corporate Banking at ICICI Bank New Delhi. He is also pursuing his Ph D from Delhi School of Management, DTU.
Arun Gupta belongs to the 2005 batch, Mechanical Engineering. He is a seasoned professional and has extensive experience in the field of engineering design. He is currently associated with Siemens Engineering - power plant sector and has been instrumental in executing key projects across various geographies such as USA, UK, Germany & South-East Asia. He is well equipped not only to work but also manage cross - functional teams of various nationalities. Within such a young career he has two patents in the field of steam turbine valves. He has also made notable social contributions and has been associated with various NGOs working in the area of empowering women, children education, etc.
Varun is a 2009 batch graduate from Computer Engineering department. He played an active role in various student initiative during college days and also served as a placement coordinator for his department. After graduating from college in 2009 he joined Samsung India Electronics as a software engineer.
Varun left Samsung in early 2012 to begin his entrepreneurial journey with MapleGraph Solutions Pvt. Ltd. His company designs and develops enterprise applications for domains like Retail, Hospitality and F&B. MaplePOS is a flagship Point of Sale solution developed by MapleGraph which is a first of its kind Tablet based POS solution having omni-channel sales features. He also co-founded India's first brand search engine named Tokkri.com.
Bengaluru - Arun Thakur
Arun Thakur, Electrical (Electronics) 1981 is presently Sr Vice President & Head – Big Data at InfoVision. He is an expert in Big Data analytical services, mobile and IOT technologies. He is also known for establishing state of art offshore delivery centers, rapid software product development and scaling up of tech teams. He has been responsible for developing and taking to market innovative horizontal and vertical solutions in Big Data space. Some of the offerings are credit risk analysis, accelerating option risk analytics, reducing customer churn, targeted marketing, healthcare & financial fraud detection, predicting demand trends, Identifying key satisfaction drivers to improve customer satisfaction, speech analytics.
Haridwar - M K Kaul
M K Kaul graduated in Mechanical Engineering in the year 1976 from Delhi College of Engineering.
He is presently working as General Manager with BHEL, A Maha Ratna company.
Mumbai - Uttam K Soni
Uttam Kumar Soni passed out in 1988 with degree in Electrical Engineering. . He has .over 26 years of work experience in 3 different Industries ( IT, Telecom & Financial Services ) and has been involved in setting up of new businesses . He has led many transformational initiatives and turnaround of the companies & businesses..
From 1988 to 2000, he had worked in IT Sector in IBM, Hewlett – Packard , Digital Equipment India Limited in various capacities of National, Regional Leadership positions . From 2000 till 2007 , he was in the Telecom business of Tata Group. Involved in setting up and running 3 new Businesses. From 2008 onwards,, he is in Tata Capital Limited. He started the Rural Finance Business and set up Customer Relationship Management , Analytics and Strategy Management Practice. Currently he leads the Corporate Quality & Business Excellence Functions. As a part of Tata Group level engagement , he has led 7 `Business Excellence’ Assessments of leading Tata Group companies.
He is currently on the Academic Board of Welingkar School of MBA ( Rural Management ) , Mumbai.
DCE - DTU Alumni Meet 2017
The Alumni Event will unfold at Air Force Auditorium & Lawns. We sincerely extend our invitation to all our esteemed alumni members to join us with their families for the evening, which is sure to enthrall one and all with its magic, entertainment and learning.
Recognizing Alumnus for Excellence & all round Contribution. We are starting the nominations for DCE-DTU Alumni Association Alumni Awards. Nominate yourself or your batch mates by filling the form. Last Date – 25th Jan 2017.
This unique one day event will guarantee a choc-o-block schedule with events like seminars, engaging talks, workshops, networking and interactive sessions consuming the better part of the overall time. DCE-DTU undergraduates have a learning opportunity in context of Start-Ups coming their way!
Join us as registered members of the DCE-DTU Alumni Association. By joining the community, you will be tapping into a powerful network of personal and professional contacts, who share a lifelong bond with the university.
An up-to-date profile is the key to effective networking. Stay connected to the University and to fellow alumni. Update your profile regularly regarding changes to your personal and professional contact information.