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Updated on 29 Nov, 2019

Dr. K.Gowthaman

Deputy Director (T&D)


Dr K.Gowthaman M.C.A., Ph.D.(Computer Science) working as Deputy Director (T&D), IGNOU since Nov 2011. Dr.Gowthaman has 17 years of industry experience in Software Application Development, Maintenance and Support activities. He is also a certified professional in Project Management Process PM100, ITIL V3 Foundation Processes and Methods.
Before joining IGNOU, he worked as Project Manager in Dell Services India Pvt Ltd, Noida. He has very long experience in Software Development Life Cycle at Staffing Solutions India Pvt Ltd; Redbrigade UK Ltd; Network Program (P) Ltd; Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts; and Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.

His specializations are Management Information System, Software Engineering, Multimedia Application Development, Improving Quality Process, Re-Engineering and Reverse Engineering.

He is currently coordinating activities of e-Gyankosh Digital Repository, SWAYAM, SWAYAM Prabha and Development of Online Courses at COE, IGNOU. He has contributed to design, develop and implemented Online Admission System of IGNOU.

His area of interest are Training, Research and Development of ICT applications on Open Distance Learning. He has published many research articles in ODL, technologies and software engineering.

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Official Address:
Centre for Online Education (COE),
Room No.-6,
Dr. Radha Krishnan Block,
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India