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Members of the General Body

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Most Reverend Dominic Jala

Most Reverend Dominic Jala was ordained a priest on Nov. 19, 1977 in the congregation of Salesians of John Bosco (S.D.B.). He was appointed Archbishop of Shillong on Dec. 22, 1999 and was ordained on April 2, 200. Before becoming a prelate Archbishop Jala was the provincial of the Salesian congregation in Guwahati. He is presently the Chairman of the Liturgy Commission of North eastern Bishops Conference.



Mr. D K Manavalan – Retired IAS Officer



Mr. G S Sethi – TVET Consultant and Editor of ‘Skills Ahead’



Mr. Guilherme Vaz – Development Consultant



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Dr. (Mrs.) Lalrintluangi

Dr. (Mrs.) Lalrintluangi, served as a doctor for 35 years in the Government sector. She has vast experience in the field of Public Health and held positions of repute – Chief Medical Officer, Central Government Health Scheme Dispensaries, New Delhi, Assistant Commissioner & Deputy Commissioner, Department of Family Welfare, New Delhi and various other prestigious positions during her tenure. She was also instrumental in promoting Health Education.


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Dr. Manas Ghosh

Dr. Manas Ghosh, is the Honorary Dean at the Faculty of Integrated Rural Development & Management, Ramakrishna Mission Ashram, Narendrapur, Kolkata. He was the Technical Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Senior Research Officer, Ministry of Textile, Senior Lecturer, Govt. of West Bengal run ‘Agricultural Training Centre’.


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Mr. Madan Prasad Bezbarua

Mr. Madan Prasad Bezbaruah was in the Indian Administrative Services. During his tenure he served as Principal Adviser, Planning Commission of India, Minister (Economic) High Commission of India, London, and adorned various other prestigious positions. He retired as the Secretary, Ministry of Tourism. Currently, he is the Permanent Representative (Hon) World Tourism Organisation, Ex – Co Chairman, World Tourism Organisation. He has also written four books on Tourism.


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Mr. Michael Bastian

Mr. Michael Bastian is a Management Consultant and has more than 32 years of experience in various Public Sector Banks. He held several significant positions like CEO of Vijaya Bank, GM of Union Bank of India and Chairman of Syndicate Bank.


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Ms. Premi George

Ms. Premi George has 30 years of professional experience as Branch Manager, Divisional Manager and in-charge of Publicity for United India Insurance Company. She is presently advisor to United India Insurance Co. and Kotak Life Insurance.


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Ms. Rosemary Dzuvichu

Ms Rosemary Dzuvichu is a Senior Asst. Professor, Department of English, Nagaland University. She is also member of various Steering Committees of Northeast Women’s Network, Committee for Dalit and Tribal Women, Advisor, Naga Mothers Association and President of Nagaland University Teachers’ Association. She is an Alumni of International Visitor’s Leadership Programme of the US Government and Thompson Foundation Fellowship of the British High Commission. A former Governing Body member of Nagaland Art and Culture Council, Government of Nagaland. Presently she is the Director, International Service Rotary Club, Kohima.


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Dr. Vibhuti Patel

Dr. Vibhuti Patel, is the Director, Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research of SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai. She is a member of Expert Committee of School of Gender and Development Studies of Indira Gandhi National Open University and member of Advisory Board of Dept. of Women’s Studies of National Council of Education. During 1992 – 93, she was a visiting faculty at the Development Studies Institute of The London School of Economics and Political Science. She has also authored a book ‘Women’s Challenges of the New Millennium’.


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Mr. V K Malhotra

Mr. V K Malhotra has four decades of professional experience as a member of the Indian Administrative Service. He held several important positions in the Government of India like Member, BIFR, Ministry of Finance, Member Secretary, National Commission for Enterprises in the unorganised Sector, Ministry of Small Scale Industries, Chairman & Managing Director, Food Corporation of India, Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Private Secretary to Union Finance Minister and Director, Ministry of Finance etc. He has also undertaken consultancies in Mauritius and Namibia relating to SME Sector and in Ghana relating to improvement in the overall economy.