Prior to this, Professor D.P. Agrawal was the founder Director of Atal Behari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (IIITM), Gwalior.
Professor Agrawal has been an eminent teacher, educational administrator and institution builder.
He was Professor and Dean at IIT Delhi from where, in 1994, he took over as Joint Educational Adviser (T) in the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
has planned and developed a number of initiatives at national level in technical education, particularly in the areas of information technology and computer education.
has made substantial contribution for the development of vocational education through advice and guidance.
Professor Agrawal was Managing Director of Educational Consultants India Ltd. (Ed.CIL), a PSU of Government of India.
research papers have received awards from Institutes of Engineers
In addition to being a member of a number of governing bodies of institutions, Professor Agrawal is a member of a number of professional institutions and societies.
has led a number of delegations of the Government of India
to the USA, Australia, Germany, New Zealand and Canada.
was christened as 'Engineer of the Year 2006' by the Institution of Engineers.
Hon. Fellowship Award was conferred by Indian Society for Technical Education on 14th December, 2006.
was also awarded with the Honorary Degree of Jiwaji University, Gwalior, during its Convocation Ceremony held on 29.10.2009.
has been conferred with the Distinguished Alumni Award for the year 2011 by the IIT Delhi