35 Notable alumni of
North Eastern Hill University

North Eastern Hill University is 1102nd in the world, 240th in Asia, and 27th in India by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 35 notable alumni from North Eastern Hill University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Mohammad Azharuddin

    Mohammad Azharuddin
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politiciancricketer
    Biography

    Mohammad Azharuddin is an Indian politician and a former international cricketer. He is the Working President of Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee and was the Member of Parliament for Moradabad. He played 99 Test matches and 334 One Day Internationals for the Indian national cricket team before his international career came to an end after he was found to have been involved in a match-fixing scandal in 2000 and subsequently banned by the Board of Control for Cricket in India for life. In 2012, the Andhra Pradesh High Court lifted the life ban.

  2. Kader Khan

    Kader Khan
    Born in
    Afghanistan Flag Afghanistan
    Years
    1937-2018 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    Kader Khan was an Indian actor, screenwriter, comedian, and film director. As an actor, he appeared in over 300 Bollywood films after his debut film in the 1973 film Daag, starring Rajesh Khanna, in which he acted as a prosecuting attorney. He was also a prolific screenwriter for Bollywood films in the period 1970s to 1999 and wrote dialogues for 200 films. Khan graduated from Ismail Yusuf College affiliated to Bombay University. Before entering the film industry in the early 1970s, he taught at M. H. Saboo Siddik College of Engineering, Mumbai, as a professor of Civil engineering.

  3. P. V. Narasimha Rao

    P. V. Narasimha Rao
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1921-2004 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politiciannovelistfreedom fighterpoet
    Biography

    Pamulaparthi Venkata Narasimha Rao was an Indian lawyer and politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of India from 1991 to 1996. He is often referred to as the "Father of Indian Economic Reforms". His ascendancy to the prime ministership was politically significant in that he was the second holder of this office from a non-Hindi-speaking region and the first from South India. He led an important administration, overseeing a major economic transformation and several home incidents affecting national security of India. Rao, who held the Industries portfolio, was personally responsible for the dismantling of the Licence Raj, as this came under the purview of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, reversing the economic policies of Rajiv Gandhi's government. Future prime ministers Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh continued the economic reform policies pioneered by Rao's government. He employed Manmohan Singh as his Finance Minister to embark on historic economic transition. With Rao's mandate, Manmohan Singh launched India's globalisation angle of the reforms that implemented the International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies to rescue the almost bankrupt nation from economic collapse. Rao was also referred to as Chanakya for his ability to steer economic and political legislation through the parliament at a time when he headed a minority government.

  4. Asaduddin Owaisi

    Asaduddin Owaisi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Asaduddin Owaisi is an Indian politician, who is the President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen. He is a four-time Member of Parliament (MP), representing the Hyderabad constituency in Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament. For years, he has been regularly listed among the 500 Most Influential Muslims of the world.

  5. Rakesh Sharma

    Rakesh Sharma
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    astronautmilitary personnelaircraft pilot
    Biography

    Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma, AC is a former Indian Air Force pilot who flew aboard Soyuz T-11 on 3 April 1984 as part of the Soviet Interkosmos programme. He is the only Indian citizen to travel in space, although there have been other astronauts with some Indian background who were not Indian citizens. Another Air Force Pilot Ravish Malhotra was placed on standby.

  6. George Reddy

    George Reddy
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1947-1972 (aged 25)
    Biography

    George Reddy was an Indian student leader and social activist. He was a research student (PhD) in nuclear physics at Osmania University, Hyderabad. His untimely death led to the formation of the Progressive Democratic Students Union (PDSU), a student body on the campus of the University that took its name from the "PDS" imprint he had used to publish pamphlets.

  7. Shantanu Narayen

    Shantanu Narayen
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    businesspersoncomputer scientist
    Biography

    Shantanu Narayen is an Indian American business executive. He has been the chairman, president, and chief executive officer (CEO) of Adobe Inc. since December 2007. Before this, he was the company's president and chief operating officer since 2005.

  8. Shyam Benegal

    Shyam Benegal
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterfilm producerpolitician
    Biography

    Shyam Benegal is an Indian film director, screenwriter and documentary filmmaker. Often regarded as the pioneer of parallel cinema, He is widely considered as one of the greatest filmmakers post 1970s. He has received several accolades, including eighteen National Film Awards, a Filmfare Award and a Nandi Award. In 2005, he was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest award in the field of cinema. In 1976, he was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honour of the country, and in 1991, he was awarded Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian honour for his contributions in the field of arts.

  9. Alphons Kannanthanam

    Alphons Kannanthanam
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politiciancivil servant
    Biography

    Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam or K. J. Alphons is an Indian civil servant, advocate, and politician from Kerala. He is the former Union Minister of State for Culture, and Tourism, in office since 3 September 2017 to May 2019 under the B.J.P. Government of Narendra Modi. He is currently serving as a Rajyasabha MP.

  10. Duvvuri Subbarao

    Duvvuri Subbarao
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Duvvuri Subbarao, is an Indian economist, Central Banker, and retired IAS officer. He was the 22nd Governor of Reserve Bank of India, served under Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. After stepping down from RBI, he was a Distinguished Visiting Fellow first at the National University of Singapore and later at the University of Pennsylvania.

  11. Shivraj Patil

    Shivraj Patil
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Shivraj Vishwanath Patil is an Indian politician who was the Minister of Home Affairs of India, from 2004 to 2008 and 10th Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 1991 to 1996. He was Governor of the state of Punjab and Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh from 2010 to 2015. Previously, he served in the Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi cabinets as Minister of Defence during the 1980s.

  12. Jaipal Reddy

    Jaipal Reddy
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1942-2019 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sudini Jaipal Reddy was an Indian politician who was the Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha of India for five terms. He represented the Chevella constituency of Telangana and was a member of the Indian National Congress. He served as a Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting in the I. K. Gujral cabinet in 1998. In 1999 he returned to Indian National Congress after 21 years. In 2004 he was re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha from Miryalaguda Lok Sabha Constituency and then he served as a Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Union Minister for Urban Development in the United Progressive Alliance-1. In 2009 he was re-elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the Chevella constituency and served as a Union Minister for Urban Development and Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas. He was the Union Minister for the Ministry of Earth Sciences and the Ministry of Science and Technology from 29 October 2012 to 18 May 2014.

  13. Muhammad Hamidullah

    Muhammad Hamidullah
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1908-2002 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    muhaddithIslamic juristuniversity teacherdiplomatSeerah writers
    Biography

    Muhammad Hamidullah 19 February 1908 – 17 December 2002) D. Phil., D. Litt., HI, was a scholar of hadiths (muhaddith) and Islamic law (faqih) and a prolific academic author. A polymath with competence in 22 languages, including Urdu (his mother tongue), Persian, Arabic, French, English, German, Italian, Greek, Turkish, and Russian, his dozens of books and hundreds of articles on Islamic science, history and culture appeared in several languages. He was still studying Thai at the age of 84.

  14. Karan Bilimoria, Baron Bilimoria

    Karan Bilimoria, Baron Bilimoria
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Karan Faridoon Bilimoria, Baron Bilimoria, CBE, DL, FCA is a British Indian businessman, life peer in the UK House of Lords, and a university chancellor.

  15. Gunapati Venkata Krishna Reddy

    Gunapati Venkata Krishna Reddy
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    businesspersonchief executive officer
    Biography

    Gunapati Venkata Krishna Reddy is a philanthropist and entrepreneur. GVK Reddy is the founder and Chairman of GVK Group, a business conglomerate with a predominant focus on infrastructure development.

  16. Muralidhar Rao

    Muralidhar Rao
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Polsani Muralidhar Rao is an Indian political activist and politician, he served as a National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party from 2013 to 2020. Prior to joining the BJP, Rao was active in the Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, where he was its Organising Secretary, as well as in other affiliates of the Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

  17. K. Nageshwar

    K. Nageshwar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    academicjournalistlegislator
    Biography

    K. Nageshwar is an Indian professor, politician, and political analyst. He served as member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from 2007 to 2014. Nageshwar is a professor at the Department of Communication & Journalism, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

  18. Parikipandla Narahari

    Parikipandla Narahari
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Parikipandla Narahari also known as P. Narahari is an Indian civil servant employed by the Indian Administrative Services, lyricist and author. According to Tehelka, Narahari, in his capacity as District collector of Gwalior, is one of India's few civil servants to use social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook to interact with citizenry to solve their problems. The issues citizens of Gwalior raise on Narahari's wall were automatically directed to concerned departments. The Better India recognized Narahari as 10 most inspiring IAS officers of the year 2017. Narahari is one among of those rare professional officers to be credited as Publicity Advisor to three successive governments of different parties.

  19. Abid Hussain

    Abid Hussain
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1926-2012 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    economistdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Abid Hussain was an Indian economist, civil servant and diplomat. He was India's ambassador to the United States of America from 1990 to 1992 and a member of the Planning Commission from 1985 to 1990.

  20. Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy

    Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy is an Indian politician who served as the 16th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh between 25 November 2010 and 1 March 2014. He was the last Chief Minister of the United Andhra Pradesh before the formation of the Telangana state on 2 June 2014.

  21. Madhu Goud Yaskhi

    Madhu Goud Yaskhi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Madhu Goud Yaskhi was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha and 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Nizamabad constituency of Telangana and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.

  22. C.H. Hanumantha Rao

    C.H. Hanumantha Rao
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1929-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Chennamaneni Hanumantha Rao is an Indian economist and writer. He was a member of the National Advisory Council from 2004 to 2008 and chaired the Technical Committee on Drought prone Areas Programme and Desert Development Programme of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the president of India in 2004, for contributions in the field of Literature and Education.

  23. Anjum Hasan

    Anjum Hasan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Anjum Hasan is an Indian novelist, short story writer, poet, and editor. She graduated in philosophy from North-Eastern Hill University in Shillong, Meghalaya. She currently lives in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

  24. Venkatesh Kulkarni

    Venkatesh Kulkarni
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1945-1998 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    novelist
    Biography

    Venkatesh Srinivas Kulkarni was an Indian-American novelist and academic.

  25. Ramesh Datla

    Ramesh Datla
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Ramesh Datla is an Indian Industrialist and Chairman of Elico Limited the first Analytical Instruments company in India established in 1960. He is also the Chairman of Elico Healthcare Services Ltd a leading player in the Healthcare IT & ITES Space. He is an active member of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and is the Chairman, CII National Committee on IPR, Immediate Past Chairman, CII National Committee on Water and Past Chairman, CII Southern Region and Past Chairperson, CII National Committee on Intellectual Property rights. He was also the past Chairman, CII National MSME Council. He has been actively associated with the industry chamber and held several advisory beneficial roles to the Government of India on behalf of the Industry. He represented India as a speaker in the OECD Conference - Tokyo, GTZ Conference - Berlin, Gulf Cooperation Council Meeting - Muscat, UKIBC Conference - Manchester, USIBC Conference - Washington DC and B20 Working Group for G20 Summit, France. He also led several delegations to United States, Europe, Mexico, Japan, South East Asia, China, Africa & CIS countries.

  26. Bhaskarrao Bapurao Khatgaonkar Patil

    Bhaskarrao Bapurao Khatgaonkar Patil
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Bhaskarrao Bapurao Patil Khatgaonkar is an Indian politician from Maharashtra belonging to Indian National Congress who served as the Member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from 1990 to 1998. He was a member in the 12th, 13th and 15th Lok Sabha’s. He was also a member of Maharashtra State Assembly three times. He was elected from the Biloli Constituency (now Deglur) in the years 1990, 1995 and 2004.

  27. Ampareen Lyngdoh

    Ampareen Lyngdoh
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mazel Ampareen Lyngdoh is an Indian politician who has served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly from Meghalaya since 2008. She was the working president of the Indian National Congress in the state of Meghalaya. She also currently serves as the Chairperson of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly's Committee for Empowerment of Women.

  28. Abdullah Quraishi Al-Azhari

    Abdullah Quraishi Al-Azhari
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1935-2015 (aged 80)
    Biography

    Maulana Abdullah Quraishi Al-Azhari was an Islamic scholar from Hyderabad, India. He served as the khateeb and imam of the Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad and the vice chancellor of Jamia Nizamia University.

  29. Garikapati Narahari Sastry

    Garikapati Narahari Sastry
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Garikapati Narahari Sastry is an Indian chemist. He has taken charge as Director of CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, Assam on 19 February 2019. He heads the Molecular Modelling Division at the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology in Hyderabad, India. Sastry has made pioneering contributions in the areas of computational chemistry and computational biology.

  30. Uma Rama Rao

    Uma Rama Rao
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1938-2016 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    choreographer
    Biography

    K. Uma Rama Rao was an Indian Kuchipudi dancer, choreographer, research scholar, author and dance teacher. She was also the Founder & Director of Lasya Priya Dance Academy, established in 1985 in Hyderabad, India.

  31. Laltluangliana Khiangte

    Laltluangliana Khiangte
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Laltluangliana Khiangte is a Mizo academic, playwright and poet of Mizo literature. He was the principal of the Serampore College and a former professor at Pachhunga University College and the North Eastern Hill University. He is presently serving as the senior most professor at the Department of Mizo at Mizoram University. He is a recipient of the Pu Buanga Award, the highest literary award of the Mizo Academy of Letters. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2006, for his contributions to Indian literature.

  32. Mahe Jabeen

    Mahe Jabeen
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    authorpoet
    Biography

    Mahe Jabeen is an Indian poet, lawyer and minority rights activist, and a winner of the Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva award for her social service.

  33. Murali Chemuturi

    Murali Chemuturi
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Murali Krishna Chemuturi is an Indian software development expert. He authored ten books, six on software development management, one on management, two translations (Ramayana, and Bhagavad Gita from Sanskrit into English) and one on personality engineering. He has also published a number of papers in journals and on the Internet.

  34. Prasenjit Biswas

    Prasenjit Biswas
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    philosopher
    Biography

    Prasenjit Biswas is a Professor of philosophy at North Eastern Hill University, Shillong. His research interests reflect an interdisciplinary orientation that includes ethno-philosophy, ethnicity, and indigenous identities. He is also a human rights defender who works with Barak Human Right Protection Committee, Silchar. He defended human rights of labourers and their families in tea gardens of Barak Valley of Assam, who faced deaths due to starvation in 2011–12. The National Human Rights' Commission of India granted relief and compensation to some of the families who suffered due to starvation deaths. Biswas also contributed to fourth UPR process initiated by WGHR, New Delhi. Biswas specializes in continental philosophy and phenomenology with an emphasis on Jacques Derrida. He has worked on Post-Marxist thoughts and currently exploring the notion of Aporia in Social Theory. He writes regularly in The Statesman on issues related to Northeast India and often shares his views in Al Jazeera.

  35. Rita Tewari

    Rita Tewari
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Enrolled in North Eastern Hill University
    1980-1982 graduated with Master of Science
    Occupations
    researcher
    Biography

    Rita Tewari is an Indian parasitologist who studies the cell and molecular biology of malaria. She currently holds a post as professor at the University of Nottingham.