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Buddhi P. Chauhan

Mr. Buddhi Prakash Chauhan is presently the Founder Director of Global Library at O. P. Jindal Global University, Sonepat (JGU); joined in July 2009.

During his professional career spanning over 40 years, he has worked in a variety of organizations from government to industry to academic. He started his professional career in October 1979 as a Librarian Grade 2 in Ministry of Law Library, Government of India, which he left to set up the library and information services at three prominent organizations namely, Centre for Cultural resources & Training, New Delhi, Semiconductor Complex Ltd (Now semiconductor Laboratory), Mohali, and Swaraj Mazda Ltd. Near Ropar during the next 4 years. He played a significant role in introduction of and innovation in technology in the British Council Libraries in India and globally in the 1980s and 1990s.

Prior to joining O.P. Jindal Global University, he was the University Librarian at Thapar University, Patiala, and Senior Information Scientist (Grade E) at Thapar Centre for Industrial Research & Development, Patiala.  In addition to his leadership role in libraries and information at Thapar Technology Campus, he handled several other key portfolios including technology transfer, drafting, filing and management of patents, marketing of technology and services, and management services.

Mr. Chauhan visited the United States of America in the year 2002-2003 as Fulbright Fellow, and was affiliated with Digital Library Research Laboratory and Information Retrieval, Analysis, and Management Centre (IRAM) at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. He worked on Community of Practices in Technology Innovations in SMEs.

Mr. Chauhan, has played a key role in establishing Consortium of Private Academic Libraries In India (COPAL), of which is he the founder President.

Mr. Chauhan has presented several papers in international and national conferences on librarianship, information management, and industrial research & development. He has also participated in several national and international conferences and training programmes in India USA and UK.

In addition to Libraries and Information Science, Mr. Chauhan has professional and academic experience of managing intellectual property rights and technology transfer and marketing of services. He is consulted by several R&D Centres in on patents.

Director - Global Library
B.Sc.; B.Lib.Sc.; M.Lib.Sc.; LL.B.; MBA

Mr. Buddhi Prakash Chauhan is presently the Founder Director of Global Library at O. P. Jindal Global University, Sonepat (JGU); joined in July 2009.During his professional career spanning over 40 years, he has worked in a variety of organizations from government to industry to academic. He started his professional career in October 1979 as a Librarian Grade 2 in Ministry of Law Library, Government of India, which he left to set up the library and information services at three prominent organizations namely, Centre for Cultural resources & Training, New Delhi, Semiconductor Complex Ltd (Now semiconductor Laboratory), Mohali, and Swaraj Mazda Ltd. Near Ropar during the next 4 years. He played a significant role in introduction of and innovation in technology in the British Council Libraries in India and globally in the 1980s and 1990s.