Trilochan Sastry

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Prof. Trilochan Sastry was formerly the Dean (Academics) at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He is also a political activist, chairman of the Association for Democratic Reforms, and a frontline leader of the Right to Information campaign.


Sastry obtained his Bachelors in Technology from IIT Delhi and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Ahmedabad. Afterwards, he obtained his PhD from MIT, USA.

Academic career[edit]

Sastry is a professor of Quantitative Methods and Information Systems at IIMB since 2003, and as of 2012, also teaches a course on Social Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining IIMB, he was a professor at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Prof. Trilochan Sastry is conferred with Satyendra K Dubey Memorial Award from IIT Kanpur (2011–12) for his contributions to bringing about transparency in public life. Other major positions which he has held are:[1]

His areas of interest include Operations Research, Supply Chain Management, Rural Development, Democracy and Governance.

Professional Appointments[edit]

Corporate / Public Sector Leadership[edit]

  • Trustee of Cooperative Development Foundation, Hyderabad
  • Chairman of Association for Democratic Reforms
  • Secretary, Centre for Collective Development
  • Director, NABARD, Mumbai


  • "Satyendra K Dubey Memorial Award" from IIT Kanpur (2011–12)
  • "Distinguished Alumnus" Award from IIT Delhi in 2012
  • "Outstanding Contribution to National Development" Award from IIT Delhi Alumni Association in 2005
  • "Best Young Teacher" for the year 1999, Association of Indian Management Schools