Vice President, NASSCOM and Executive Director IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council
Dr. Sandhya Chintala has a rich background in international and national education
management. She brings to NASSCOM over 27 years of professional experience in
positions of management and consultancy for Governments, Universities and
teaching, both in India and internationally. Her role at NASSCOM includes providing
the roadmap for NASSCOM’s education initiatives and programmes with a vision to
development of education strategy, capacity building & assessment evaluation & the
development of industry standards, liaising between industry academia and
government and thus making India the preferred global destination for all IT and
Developing and administering innovative content, teaching and testing
methodologies for both international and national curricula and multimedia
courseware are her forte. She also excels in the design, development and
deployment of face-to-face and e-learning solutions with reference to the products,
processes and people required for them.
Her research, publications, and activities are related to the successful development
and implementation of communication skills integrated with formal and non-formal
methods of teaching, her publications and activities are also related to the successful
development and implementation of ‘Quality Assurance’ performance indicators.
Sandhya’s professional methods help identify knowledge gaps, reflect diverse
learning styles, focusing on multi-level and multi-grade teaching in the urban or rural
ambience, thereby encouraging an interest in, and love for, the subject concerned,
hence aiming to reduce the urban-rural educational divide.
Prior to joining NASSCOM she was holding the office of the Director of various
industry & academic organisations.