Chairman of TVRLS Dr. T. V. Rao is currently the Chairman of TVRLS. He is associated with the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad for the last 44 years in various capacities, first as a Professor and recently as IIMA society and board member. He is the co-founder of the National HRD Network and Academy of HRD. He initiated the HRD Function and movement in the country along with Udai Pareek in the mid-seventies,starting with Larsen & Toubro, SBI, BEML and various other organizations. While at IIMA he taught OB, HRD & entrepreneurship, chaired various programs, and started a leadership development methodology based on what is now known as “360-degree feedback”. He is also the author of over 60 books, including Effective People, HRD Missionary, Nurturing Excellence-IIMA, Managers Who Make a Difference, and The Future of HRD. Dr. Rao has received many awards including the Ravi Matthai Fellow from AIMS and worked as UNDP, UNESCO, USAID, and Commonwealth Secretariat in various countries.