Dr. T.K. Viswanathan
Dr. T.K. Viswanathan, a Padma Shri Awardee was the Secretary General of the 15th Lok Sabha and Lok Sabha Secretariat, Parliament of India and has four decades of distinguished career, where he served as a Lawyer, Professor, Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Law &Justice and Chairman of various committees. He has played crucial role in the drafting of important legislations like the Information Technology Act 2000, the Competition Act 2002 and the Right to Information Act 2005. Dr Vishwanthan was also the Chairman of the Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee, 2014 and contributed to the drafting of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016.
Dr. T. K. Viswanathan was Consultant to Shri Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India and is presently Director in the Pranab Mukherjee Foundation; Chairman of the Expert Committee to review the Cyber Laws and the Information Technology Act 2000; Member of the Independent Review Authority constituted under Section 45(2) of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967; and Chairman of SEBI’s Fair Market Committee.