Anand Balaji is a Microsoft Certified Professional and Cisco Certified Network Associate and presently working as a Network Engineer. He has been working at Bharathidasan University since 2000. He has played a key role in the establishment of UGC Infonet Programme in the University & bringing the University to Rank 1 in State level and 10th in National level in the utilization of e-journals under this programme.
He has conducted awareness programmes in various colleges in accessing e-resources under the UGC Infonet Programme. He has actively contributed to the massive development of the University Informatics Centre in various aspects.
The major projects he involved are DSpace, campus-wide Wireless Network, KHAJANET - the campus-wide network of Khajamalai campus, Digital Library, the establishment of the computing lab in the University Informatics Centre and the enrichment of the University's official website (www.bdu.ac.in). He has a played a key role in the development of the "Suvadi Katchiyagam" (Manuscript Gallery), Centre for Knowledge Repository and NPTEL Channel @ BDU, Learning Management System (LMS) websites using HTML, CSS, JQuery and PHP.
He played a vital role in the development of an e-submit portal for the Centre for Distance Education (CDE) and also developed a new microsite for the CDE (www.bdu.ac.in/cde). Further, he has played a major role in launching the online Hall Ticket, online examination application, online admission facilities, online Genuneous Certificate preparation for the CDE students. During the NAAC Peer team visit, we actively contributed to the data preparation and presentation of the same to the peer team.
He has acted as a Member of Internal Quality Assurance Cell and Member of Board of Studies for Skill-Based Courses in various colleges. Further, he has acted as a Selection Committee member for technical positions at Alagappa University, Karaikudi.
Before coming to this University, he has been working as a Lecturer in Mathematics and Computer Application in a reputed college in Tamil Nadu.
He earned his M.Sc., Mathematics, M.S. Information Technology degrees and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science Applications from Bharathidasan University. His areas of specializations are Computer Networks, Web Application Design/Development and Knowledge Management.
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