Dr R Premkumar

Dr R Premkumar is professionally qualified and holds Dual Master’s in Commerce and Human Resource Management and a Ph.D. in Strategic HRD.

Spanning across three decades of rich experience, Dr R Premkumar has handled diverse areas of senior academic administration of - Academics, Legal and General Administration, apart from vast industry experience. Dr R Premkumar has held different senior leadership positions as Registrar – IIT Mumbai, NITIE Mumbai, Defence Institute of Advance Technology Pune and various senior administrative positions in Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped Mumbai, Damodar Valley Corporation, Kolkata, before joining as Registrar, SRM University-AP.

As part of his role, Dr R Premkumar will be reporting to the Vice Chancellor and responsible for leading the various administration activities of – Registry, and other Offices/Departments, ensure compliances of various statutory bodies, and liaising with Government Departments. Dr R Premkumar will be leading various Directorates in functional areas of Human Resources (HR), Student Affairs, Campus Life & Maintenance (CLM) Administration, Medical facilities, Liaison, Media, and Public Relations, to support the growth of the university and build a high-performance driven organisation.

Dr R Premkumar will work closely with the Vice Chancellor in establishing the strategic leadership team, for the University, and help him in defining a talent strategy which encompasses Strategic & Lean Manpower Planning, Talent Acquisition, Capability Building, ensuring Quality Campus Life, facilitation Management and automation / Digitalization of various University processes, among others.