Dr.C.M. Thyagaraja is the Registrar (Evaluation) of Rani Chennamma University, Belagavi Prior to this assignment, he served as Registrar (Evaluation) of Kuvempu University,Shankaraghatta,Shivamogga(dist.) and served at Rani Chennamma University, Belagavi as the Director, School of Business and Economics. He is instrumental in Strengthening the Department of Business Administration as a founder Chairman. He also served as - Member of Syndicate & Academic Council, both the policy making Bodies of Rani Chennamma University. He served as the Executive Director of Karnataka Vocational Training & Skill Development Corporation, Bangalore and initiated changes in the Institutional Mechanism for skill development of youths in the State of Karnataka.
Dr. C.M. Thyagaraja, hails from Chickmagalur District of Karnataka State. He did his early schooling in Chickmagalur and Graduated and Post – Graduated from Mysore University with Rank in Masters. He also did his Post –Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management with 1st Rank from Kuvempu University. His Research work on “Problems and Prospects of Goods Transport – A Case of Shimoga District” was awarded a Ph.D. by Kuvempu University. He has a rich teaching experience of more than 28 years at Graduate & Post Graduate levels..
Dr. C.M. Thyagaraja is the author of 13 books and also authored more than 38 articles which are published at National and International Levels. Major works are – Goods Transport System in India, The Second White Revolution, Dynamics of Human Resource Planning, Fundamentals of Project Management, Managerial Economics – Decisions & Cases, Fundamentals of Performance Management & Competency Mapping. He has carried out UGC funded Research Projects and Submitted Reports. Government of United Kingdom invited him for Round Table on English Language Skills for Employability Think Tank as an Official Visitor. He presented papers in the International conferences at Dubai, Malaysia and Singapore. .
Dr. C.M. Thyagaraja is a motivator and trainer. He conducted workshops on Leadership, Skill Development, Goal Setting, SWOT analysis, Time Management, Study Skills, Personality Development, Psychometric Analysis, Value Education, and Relaxing Techniques. He participated in National and International Conferences to present papers and to contribute as a Lead Speaker. His lectures have social concern which are well received by society wherein he voiced strongly for Women Empowerment, Environmental Protection, and Development Agenda of Developing Nations, Values for Life, Lasting Biographies, Industry today and tomorrow. He is the member of NSQF, IEA, IMA, ICA, PMA, NAB and other prominent organizations. He is popular for Motivating student community and youth throughout his service. His concern and contribution is well recognized, appreciated and awarded by Academia, Industry and Society.