Guiding TAU towards glory
Texila American University (TAU) endeavors for excellence in its mission of producing outstanding physicians and competent medical professionals. The international medical college remains dedicated to the cause of providing quality education and opportunities for students who want to establish their career in the field of medical science. This mission is echoed through the medical college's leadership, whose aim is to lead the institution towards unprecedented success. TAU boasts of being under the leadership of distinguished individuals who have a deep understanding of the challenges of educational institutions and lead TAU from the front.
List of individuals who are behind TAU's success:
- Mr.S.P Saju Bhaskar Founder & President
- Mrs. Chitra Lakshmi Co-founder & Executive Vice President
- Mr Ajay Kumar Poddar, Dy VC - TAU
Mr. S.P Saju Bhaskar - Founder & President
Mr. S.P. Saju Bhaskar is the Founder and President of Texila American University Consortium located in Hong Kong.
Mr. Saju has served higher education in his entire professional life. Through his role as an Entrepreneur & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), he has acquired a deep and broad understanding of the challenges of leading a major educational institution by and large
His undaunting leadership, technology insight and stewardship has strengthened the University's culture of innovation, expanded its verticals and enhanced its global reach. His Positive Leadership had brought Texila American University Consortium from the concept to reality as it went through the genesis into a full-fledged organization.
Mr. Saju oversees the development, planning, target setting, auditing and reviewing processes of the entire congregation. He has ensured strong ethics and culture in the whole line up along with an effective development and implementation of the in-house systems to keep a track on all the process. Mr. Saju has floated different brands which include: Texila American University Guyana (TAU G), Texila American University Zambia (TAU Z), Texila American University Fujairah, Texila eLearning (TEL), Global Scholarship Trust (GST), Texila International Journal and Texila e-Conference to his credit
At present, Texila Consortium has its International Offices in USA, India, Guyana, Hong Kong, UAE, Philippines & Zambia. More campuses are being planned in USA, South Asia and Africa soon.
Mrs. Chitra Lakshmi - Co-founder & Executive Vice President
Texila American University, one of the rapidly growing universities in Guyana, West Indies.
She has been instrumental in Texila's growth from its concept to reality by leading the organization-wide initiatives to strengthen the program impact and growth of the university.
With several years of extensive experience in the field of Finance, HR, Strategic Planning, Team Leadership and Gap Analysis & Planning, Mrs. Chitra has played a vital role in devising the TAU's vision and strategy in fostering the client relations that moved the university to the forefront of its market share.She has led the Central Finance Planning and Analysis Team supporting the CEO and supported in managing staffs in different location where TAU has its operations.
Mrs. Chitra oversees the Global Accounting and Finance Operations with transaction processing and facilities in Guyana, India, China, Philippines and Hong Kong and which is being extended to USA and UAE shortly. She has ensured cohesive financial strategic and operating plans as well as lead allocation of resources, ROI strategies, content profitability, and financial forecasting, analysis and performance measurement.
As a key member of the decision-making team, she works closely with other high-level executives to drive growth and seek improvements in operational processes. Mrs. Chitra is typically responsible for preparing financial materials for the Board of Directors with effective access to information for appropriate staff and business partners, and taking the lead in financial best practices.
As the Vice-President of Texila American University, she has ensured high satisfaction levels of students on campus; smooth functioning of the day to day activities and the employee welfare and satisfaction.
Mr Ajay Kumar Poddar
PhD [Management] – MAU, India [to be awarded]
Master of Business Administration (Marketing), Punjab University, India
PG Diploma in Management, All India Council for Technology Education, India
Bachelor in Commerce, Delhi University, India
Diploma in Oracle & SQL, Tata InfoTech
Diploma in Computer Application
Certificate Course in Business Communication, British Council, British High Commission
Dy VC- Texila American University, Zambia (From March 2017)
Registrar – Maharaja Agrasen University, India (July 2013 – March 2017)
Registrar – IMS University, India (Nov 2010 – May 2013)
Asst Registrar – NMIMS University, India (Nov-2006 – Nov 2010)
Manager – All India Management Association (June 1993 – Nov 2006)
Operational Responsibilities in whole career:
Accreditation/Approval process with statutory authorities
Defining Process & Procedures for Admission, Examination, Academics, Operation, Statutory Compliance
Govt. funded Projects, International tie ups and National/International Conferences, Seminar etc.
MIS thru highly IT enabled system
Academic Administration and Operation
Lectures on Business Management subjects especially in 'Advertisement Management' and 'Customer Relation Management'.
Checking of Answer sheets
Framing Question Papers
Time Tables and Academic Calendar
Awards & Honors:
Winner of Rastriya Gaurav Award (National Pride Award), India for Meritorious Services, Outstanding Performance and Remarkable Role.
Research and Publication:
Research Paper Publication: 07
Research Paper Presentation: 05
Workshop and Seminar attended: 17
Article published in the News Paper: 01