Distinguished Alumni

FREEDOM FIGHTERS:

1) Kripakaran (Leader of the Freedom Struggle in the College)
2) Deen Dayal Naidu (Active Participant in the Quit India Movement & later Mayor of Bangalore)
3) Narasimhan (Active Participant of the Quit India Movement)
4) B.Ratnakar Rai, IPS (Chief Security Officer of Nehru, Leader of Goa Liberation Struggle, Former Inspector General of Police of Karnataka)



MILITARY:

1) General K.S. Thimmaiah
2) Admiral Satish Chandra Suresh Bangara
3) Lt. General Balram
4) T.B. Lawrence, Military Cross
5) Major Dr. Muriel Taxiera, First Woman Medical Specialist in Indian Army



RELIGIOUS LEADERS:

1) Bishop Ignatius Pinto, Former Archbishop of Bangalore
2) Bishop Anthonyswamy, Bishop of Chikmagalur
3) Sri Sri Ravishankar, Founder, Art and Living
4) Sri Veerendra Hegede, Dharmadikari of Dharmastala, Mangalore
4) Kiran Sebastian, Theologian, United Theological College
5) Dr. (Fr.) Devasahayam, S.J., Former Principal of the College
6) Dr. (Fr.) Joseph C. Nelapaty, S.J., Former Principal of the College.



JUDICIARY:

1) Hon'ble Mr. Chief Justice of India Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu
2) Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ram Manohar Reddy of Karnataka High Court
3) Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ram Manohar Reddy of Karnataka High Court (Retd)
4) Sri Chandrshekar Reddy, Sr Civil Judge, Bangalore
5) Sri Devdas, Principal Government Advocate, High Court of Karnataka



POLITICAL LEADERS:

1) Mrs. Tucker Grace - Deputy Minister of Education
2) Sri. Abdul Samad, Congress Leader

3) Sri. M.V. Ghorpade, Congress Leader and Minister

4) Sri. Allum Veerabhadrappa, Congress Leader, Minister

5) Sri. Kumara Bangarappa, Congress MLA and Former Minister

6) Dr. Jeevaraj Alva, Former MLA

7) Sri. Narayan Reddy, MLC

8) Sri Munivenkata Reddy, MLC

9) Sri. M.P. Prakash, Former Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka

10) Sri. Narayana Swamy, Former Member of Parliament

11) Sri. Ibrahim Sulaiman Seth, Six Time MP from Kerala

12) Sri. Shahi Agha, Pakistan Foreign Minister.



ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES:

1) Sri M. Laxminarayana IAS - Commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike
2) Sri. Frank Noronha, Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau, Government of India..

3) Sri. J.S.Mukul. IFS – Ambassador to Muscat

4) Sri. Nagendra Kumar,IRS Commissioner, Customs & Central Excise

5) Sri. Pradeep Arya IRS, Additional Commissioner Income Tax

6) Sri. S.G. Raveendra, Director, Doordarshan, Bangalore

7) Sri. T.S. Krishnamurthy, Former Chief Election Commissioner

8) Sri Cecil Noronha IAS, Former Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka

9) Sri. Krishna Kumar, IAS Principal Secretary, Infrastructure Development in Karnataka

10) Prof. Lukose Vallathurai, IAS Secretary for Revenue, Govt. of Karnataka

11) Sri. Balraj, Former Chief Secretary of Govt. of Karnataka .

12) Sri. Adhip Choudhuri, Former Chief Secretary of Govt. of Karnataka .

13) Sri. M. Lokaraj, Former Deputy Sec. to Karnataka Govt. Energy Dept.

14) Sri. S. Prathap Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Commercial Taxes.

15) Sri. Raveendra, Former Chief Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka

16) Mr. Alan Nazareth, Former Diplomat ( I.F.S)



POLICE:

1) Pratheep Philip, IPS, Additional Director General of Police, Tamil Nadu.
2) Vishal Guni, IPS, Additional Superintendent of Police - Visakhapatnam

3) Abdul Ahad KSPS, Additional Superintendent of Police, Bangalore Rural

4) A.R. Nizamuddin, Former Director General of Police, Karnataka.

5) Brian Albuquerque, Former Director General of Police, Karnataka.

6) Maxwell Pereira, Former Joint Police Commissioner of Delhi.

7) Jagan Sheshadri, Former DG & IGP, Tamilnadu .

8) S.T. Ramesh, Former Additional Director General of Police, Karnataka

9) Nagaraj, Former ADGP, Karnataka

(There are more than a thousand officers in the various branches of the Arm forces and police from the college)


SCIENCE:

1) Sri. Raja Ramanna, Nuclear Scientist, Govt. Of India
2) Sri. Praneschar, Mathematical Olympiad Cell

3) Prof. Amulya Reddy, Energy Scientist

4) Prof. S. Narasinga Rao, Physicist

5) Prof. Jacob, Dept. of Metallurgy, Indian Institute of Science.

6) Prof. Kishore, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

7) Prof. Dwaraka Dasa, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

8) Prof. Vittal Rao, Indian Institute of Science

9) Prof. R.V. Krishnan, National Aerospace laboratory

10) Prof. Vishnu Kamath, Department of Chemistry Bangalore University

11) Dr. Nagavalli Kiran, Plant Biologist.

12) Prof. Cecil Saldanha, S.J., Botanist (taught in Joseph's)

(All these have won national or international awards)



ACADEMICS:

1) Dr. V.B. Cutinho, Vice-Chancellor of Gulburga University
2) Sri. Rajeev Gowda, Indian Institute of Management

3) Sri. Janaki Nair, Historian

4) Dr. Satish Telegar, Prof. of Philosophy

5) Dr. Mathew Kurian, UN Water Management Expert, Singapore

6) Dr. Jeevan Kumar, Dept. of Political Science, Bangalore University

7) Dr. Siddharth, School of International Relations, Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi.

8) Dr. Vinod, Prof. of Political Science, Bangalore University.



INDUSTRIALISTS:

1) Sri. Sabeer Bhatia, Hotmail
2) G.K. Pillai, Chairman TATA International ( Former Union Home Secretary)

3) Sri. Ramaswamy, Former President of Indian site Chamber of Commerce, Karnataka

4) Sri. S. Babu, President of Indian Chamber of Commerce, Karnataka

5) Sri. Biju Kurien, Chief Operating Officer, Titan..

6) Sri. Rajaram, Former CEO, TATA Textiles

7) Sri. Sundaram V.J. Chairman, National Design & Research Forum

8) Sri. Harish Bijoor, Corporate Consultant.

9) Sri. Nagarajan, Proprietor of Jagdale Industries, Bangalore.

10) Sri. Feroze Abdulla, Managing Director, Feroze Estate

11) Sri. Anand Nayak, Manager of ITC, Kolkata

12) Sri. Previn Verma, CEO, CRY

13) Sri David Sagaya Raj, Executive Director of Simplex Renewable Resources Pvt.Ltd.

14) Sri. Prem Prasad, CEO, Networks, Bangalore
15) Sri. Ravishankar R. Synergy, London

16) Sri Naveen Mendonca, CEO of Velkan Industries .
17) Sri. Syed Kabir Ahmed, Proprietor, Lead Motors



SPORTS:

1) Roger Binny - Cricket
2) Albert Hunga Shaw - Hockey

3) Subbaiah - Hockey

4) Syed Kirmani - Cricket

5) Henry Rebello - Athletics, Olympian

6) Brijesh Patel - Cricket

7) Ramya Vishwanath - National Swimmer

8) Michael Padua - Chess

9) Ranveer Nanda - Equistrain

10) Lohith Kumar - Taekwondo

11) K. Krishnamurthy - International Hockey Empire



JOURNALISM:

1) Sri. Peter Colaso, Noted Writer & Media Personality
2) Sri. Shantha Kumar, Managing Director, Deccan Herald

3) Sri. Hari, Former Managing Director of Deccan Herald

4) Sri. Mahesh Dattani, Playwright, Sahitya Academy Awardee.

5) Sri. Sunil Prabhu, Anchor, NDTV, New Delhi.

6) Sri. Bansy Kalappa, TV 9, Anchor

7) Ms. Mallika Prasad, Theatre and Film Personality

8) Sri. Darius Sunawala, Radiocity FM 91.

9) Sri. Bhanu Tej, Special Correspondent for Week in Bangalore

10) Sri. Mark Lynn, Anchor, Doordarshan

11) Sri. B.M. Chengappa, Asst. Editor Deccan Herald

12) Sri. Suresh Menon, Formerly of Indian Express

13) Sri. Narendra Pani, Former Editor of Economic Times, Bangalore.

14) Sri. Vikram Sura, Journalist of the UNO, New York.

15) Sri. Oomen John, Former Sub-editor, Deccan Herald

16) Sri. Thimmaiah, Economic Times, Bangalore.

17) Sri. Raza Hussein, Theatre

18) Sandeep Moudgal, Staff Reporter of Deccan Herald

19) Fr. Adolf Washington, Union Catholique Internationale de la presse



NGO's:

1) Clifton D'Rosario - Alternative Law Forum
2) Benson Issac - Green Peace

3) Leo Saldanha - Center For Environment

4) Ramesh Ramanathan - Director of Janagraha

5 )David Selvaraj - Director of Vistar



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History


Our board team

M. Lakshminarayana (Alumni President)

M. Lakshminarayana is a 1979-batch alumnus of St. Joseph's College and graduated in History, Economics and Political Science and also holds a degree in Law.. He is an IAS officer of the 1987 batch and belongs to the Karnataka cadre currently; he is the Principal Secretary Public Works, Ports & Inland Water, Transport Department

In his illustrious career, he has worked in diverse areas from being Principal Secretary Medical Education, Commissioner of" Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike"

"Principal Secretary to Chief Minister", Government of Karnataka, Principal Secretary Housing, Transport Commissioner, Commissioner of Agricultural Marketing, District Collector of Shimoga and Gulbarga districts.

David Sagaya Raj.A (Alumni Vice President)

A graduate from the Economics, Political Science and Sociology (EPS) stream, David passed out in 1989.

He is currently the Managing Director of Alpha Zee Control & Systems Pvt. Ltd (Solar Power Projects)

He can be contacted at: david@sjc-alumni.com

 




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Vimal Parthasarathy(Alumni Vice President)

An alumnus from the 1990 batch, Vimal graduated in Physics, Electronics and Mathematics. He also holds an MBA degree from Bharathidasan Institute of Management. He is currently the General Manager - Media in Dentsu Communications. Vimal has 16 years of experience in the Media domain with stints in account management and media planning and buying. He has worked on diverse product categories and handled clients such as Toyota, Blaupunkt, Panasonic and so on.

He can be contacted at:vimal@sjc-alumni.com

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Raj Kumar (Secretary)

Raj has over 15 years' experience in the area of communication that includes stints in journalism, advertising, content management, e-learning, and technical editing. He graduated in Microbiology, Chemistry and Zoology in 1992. He is currently a Principal Technical Editor with Oracle Corporation.

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