Ms. Padma Ramachandran

Ms. Padma Ramachandran

Term of service : 1995-1998
Education : ---


Smt. Padma Ramachandran was the eleventh Vice-Chancellor (1995-1998) of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. She has had an illustrious career as a member of the Indian Administrative Service from 1956 to 1992, holding responsible positions in the State of Kerala, in the Government of India and with the United Nations. The first woman civil servant in Kerala to become District Collector, Secretary to Government and later Chief Secretary to Government, Smt. Ramchandran was also the Director, Asia and Pacific Centre for Women and Development, UNESCAP, Bangkok. Widely travelled, she studied different systems of governance and the problems of women's development in many countries. She authored several short stories, and wrote articles and papers on management, training and women.