Sachchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, the Executive and Academic Head of Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi, is a Scholar of History and Mass Communication, a writer, a poet, and an actor. He is the Founder and Vice Chancellor of the Kushabhau Thakre University of Journalism and Mass Communication, Raipur. He served as Vice Chancellor for two terms (10 years). He is the Founder and Registrar of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal. He served there as Dean (Academics). He has written extensively on Media, Communication, History, Culture, Education, Policy, and other relevant issues. He has edited the Speeches of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, for Publication Division. He edited many other prestigious publications. Some of his recently published works include “Sachchidanand Joshi ki Lokpriya Kahaniya” (2017); “Kuchh Alpa Viraam” (2018), “Pal Bhar ki Pahchan” (2019) two poetry collections. His speeches have been compiled in two volumes titled “Mera Desh Mera Dharm”.