University Informatics Centre
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B. Anand

Network Engineer & Programme Officer (Online)

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 the UGC Infonet Programme in the University & bringing the University to Rank 1 at the State level and 10th at the 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 in 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 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 played a dynamic role in getting approval from the UGC-DEB for Online Degree Programmes offered through the Centre for Distance and Online Education (CDOE). He has been nominated as the Programme Officer for Online Programmes since March 2021. Further he has been nominated as a Member of Centre for Internal Quality Assurance of the CDOE. He has also been nominated as a Technical Expert Member for the creation of a Learning Management System (LMS) Platform for the Centre for Distance and Online Education of Bharathidasan University.

He has acted as a Member of the Internal Quality Assurance Cell and Member of the Board of Studies for Skill-Based Courses in various colleges. Further, he has acted as a Selection Committee member (three times) 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.

Contact

B. Anand
Network Engineer
Programme Officer (Online Programmes, CDOE)
Member, Centre for Internal Quality Assurance (CDOE)
Bharathidasan University
Tiruchirappalli - 620 024