Dr. Rajesh Naithani
M. Sc; Ph.D (Kurukshetra University); MBA (Stuart)
Vice Chancellor's Message
Himalayiya University, Dehradun (Uttarakhand) started in the year 2019 is a premier institution of higher learning that offers a variety of courses from graduate to doctoral scale covering an entire spectrum of cutting-edge technologies in the fields of Engineering, Commerce and Management, Medical & Health Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Education, Hospitality and Hotel Administration, Media and Design among others. The University has been established to provide a quality educational experience to students from different backgrounds and to impart competitive abilities along with industrial expertise to students.
We, at Himalayiya University, Dehradun always keep our students at the centre and intend to impact and transform their lives. The university continuously aspires to create a platform for creative ideas and openness in thought and action. The university yearns to make students as responsible citizens of the nation who can work for societal upliftment. We are committed to excellence in teaching and quality research at par with the best in the nation.
We at Himalayiya University, Dehradun intend to intensify our endeavours to mobilize more resources and create a conducive ambience for our faculty, students and staff to actualize their potential. The university intends to pursue a multi-stakeholder consultation approach, in which students, their parents, teachers and staff, employers and alumni play a meaningful role. We have a mammoth task of employing higher education as a means of attaining peace and development for all.
I urge everyone to join us in fostering a healthy, peaceful and engrossing atmosphere at the university campuses. We invite students and faculty to join us in our journey of making the university the best place to learn and work.
Vice Chancellor's Profile
Dr. Rajesh Naithani completed his post-graduation from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India. He was awarded PhD with Ranbaxy Fellowship from Kurukshetra University. He has done MBA in Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago. He is a medicinal chemist with more than 20 years of experience.
Presently, Dr. Naithani is the Vice Chancellor of Himalayiya University, Dehradun. Apart from his academic experience; he has been associated with several national and international educational institutions and socio-developmental organizations as advisory positions. He served as Advisor to the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. He worked as an Advisor to the former Education Minister, Government of India.
Apart from being a cancer scientist, he has been involved in strategy management, marketing, and communications. His vision of making students skilled and employable led him to initiate myriad small and big educational and skilling centers in Uttarakhand. A senior scientist in the USA who had a bright career in research, he decided to return and serve his homeland, India and spearheaded myriad initiatives to prepare underprivileged youth for life.