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Dr Manojkumar Nagasampige
Dean - Academics and Compliance, SMU-DE

Dr Manojkumar Nagasampige has been a professor of Sikkim Manipal University - Directorate of Distance Education since 2005. He has over 21 years of experience in teaching, research and academic administration. He holds an MBA, PhD and MA in Distance Education. He has been instrumental in design, development and delivery of various DE programs and customised boot camps and workshops for corporates including Philips, Deloitte, GE Healthcare and Heinz. He has developed e-learning resources for various health science courses.









He has a quest for quality and is passionate about implementation of systems and processes. In this pursuit, he shouldered the responsibility as management representative for SMU-DE Quality Management System (QMS) and had successfully led the initiative to obtain ISO 9001:2008 certification for SMU-DE. He has experience in organizing internal, external and cross audits. He also has experience in preparing institution for NAAC, DEAC, NBA accreditations. He is an IRCA certified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015 and CII Certified Lead Assessor for 5S-Workplace Management System. He has completed IVQ Diploma in Training Skills from City & Guilds, UK and a Certificate program in Online Teaching from GlobalNxt University, Malaysia.


He has published several research papers in national and international journals, and presented his research findings at various national and international conferences. He has also published articles on various aspects of health and environment in newspapers. He has delivered invited talks in various workshops, conferences and seminars. He has visited Volda University, Norway as a visiting faculty.


He is a Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) of Rotary International and an active Rotarian. He is also a member of Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) and International Council for Distance and Open Education (ICDE).


He is currently responsible for quality of academic delivery and regulatory compliance.