21 September, 2018

Regional Centre


Dr T.R.Satyakeerthy

Assistant Regional Director



Dr.T.R.Satyakeerthy Assistant Regional Director at IGNOU Regional Centre, Trivandrum has done his M.Sc in Applied Chemistry and B.Ed from Mahatma Gandhi University. He did his Ph.D from Cochin University of Science and Technology in 1999. He has published five papers in international and national journals and has guided around thirty M.Sc projects. To his credit he has a patent on “Coir-retting Bio-reactor” granted in 2006.

During his career he has been awarded a research fellowship by the Coir Board, Govt. of India for a period of three years. Before joining IGNOU, he has been serving the Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India as Assistant Director spanning thirteen years. He has conducted several training programmes, including Management development programmes, Entrepreneurial Development programmes and Skill Development programmes in rubber technology, water quality monitoring and management, food science and technology and has offered consultations in setting up enterprises in packaged drinking water, cosmetics, rubber products etc. He has convened a five day National Workshop on “Techno Managerial Aspects of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Projects” during 2006 organized by Govt. of India. He has also convened two National seminars, one on “Management and Disposal of Garbage and Solid Wastes” as part of the National Environmental Awareness Campaign, funded by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India in the year 2000 and the other on “Natures Secrets in Plants-Potential Applications and Future Scope” forwarded by Govt. of India. He has also attended professional training programmes at premier institutes like XLRI, Jamshedpur and IIQM, Jaipur. He is also the recipient of the Telugu Parithoshakam scholarship and P.T.Thomas Memorial award.

He is a active Member of IACSIT, Singapore and APCBEES, Hongkong and is serving as an Editorial Board Member and reviewer for the international Journal of Engineering Technology. His research areas include anti cancerous and antiviral properties of natural polyphenols, metal binding properties of polyphenols, structure elucidation of polyphenols etc.


Indira Gandhi National Open University,
Regional Centre,
Rajadhani Complex,
Killippalam Karamana P O,