Ajudhia Nath Khosla

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Ajudhia Nath Khosla
Governor of Odisha
In office
16 September 1962 – 5 August 1966
Preceded by Yeshwant Narayan Sukthankar
Succeeded by Khaleell Ahommed
Governor of Odisha
In office
12 September 1966 – 30 January 1968
Preceded by Khaleell Ahommed
Succeeded by Shaukatullah Shah Ansari
Personal details
Born (1892-12-11)11 December 1892
New Delhi
Died 1984
Nationality Indian
Profession Engineer
Politician

Ajudhia Nath Khosla (11 December 1892 – 1984) [1] was an Indian engineer and politician. He was the Chairman of the Central Waterways Irrigation and Navigation Commission of India.[2]

Khosla was born in New Delhi, and worked as Vice Chancellor of the University or Roorkee from 1954 to 1959.[3] He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1954 and Padma Vibhushan in 1977. He was nominated as member of the Rajya Sabha the Upper house of Indian Parliament in 1958, but resigned in 1959 and joined the Planning Commission of India.[4][5][6] He was the Governor of Odisha from September 1962 to August 1966 and again from September 1966 to January 1968.[7] He was the president of Indian National Science Academy from 1961-62.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian states since 1947". worldstatesmen.org. 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2012. Ajudhia Nath Khosla (b. 1892 - d. 1984) 
  2. ^ "Engineer". scientistindia.com. 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2012. As Chairman of the Central Waterways Irrigation and Navigation Commission, 
  3. ^ "University of Roorkee, Formely: Indian Institute of Technology (IITR), Roorkee (Rurki) | Colleges in Roorkee (Rurki) Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal)". punjabcolleges.com. 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2012. as Vice Chancellor of the University from 1954 to 1959. 
  4. ^ Our Governors Raj Bhavan Orissa
  5. ^ Khosla, Ajudhia Nath (Engineer - Civil) Biography
  6. ^ Orissa Government Biography
  7. ^ "Post Held of Dr. Ajudhia Nath Khosla". ws.ori.nic.in. 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2012. Post Held 
  8. ^ "INSA Past Presidents". insaindia.org. 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2012. Dr Ajudhia Nath Khosla 1961-62 
Government offices
Preceded by
Yeshwant Narayan Sukthankar
Governor of Odisha
16 September 1962 to 5 August 1966 (1st term)
Succeeded by
Khaleell Ahommed
Preceded by
Khaleell Ahommed
Governor of Odisha
12 September 1966 to 30 January 1968 (2nd term)
Succeeded by
Shaukatullah Shah Ansari