Governance

The Centre is governed by its Governing Board and Governing Council. The Finance Committee, a subcommittee of the Governing Board, looks after the financial aspects of the Centre. Constitution and major responsibilities of these three committees are described below:

Governing Council

Governing Council (GC) is an apex body of the Centre chaired by its President, ex-officio Chairman of the UGC. The Council has seven ex-officio members and three nominated members. The members of the Governing Board are also members of the Council, as such, total number of members of the Council is 21. The nominated members of the Council serve for a term of 3 years.The Director, INFLIBNET is the Member-Secretary of the Council. The Council meets once in a year. The present members of the Governing Council are listed below:

Ex-officio
Chairperson, UGC - President Prof Ved Prakash
Vice-Chairperson, UGC Dr. H Devaraj
Chairperson, AICTE Dr Avinash S Pant
Director General, CSIR Dr. Girish Sahni
Chairperson, ICSSR Prof S.K. Thorat
Director General, National Library Dr. Arun Kumar Chakraborty
Director, INFLIBNET Centre Dr. Jagdish Arora , Member Secretary
Nominated
One Vice-Chancellor of a University Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Orissa, Koraput, Odisha
One eminent Library Scientist Prof V G Talwar, Vice Chancellor, Reva University Bangalore
One expert in Information Technology Prof. Rajbir Singh, Director,Consortium for Educational Communication
All members of Governing Board are also member of Governing Council.

The Governing Board

Governing Board (GB) manages, administers, directs and controls the affairs of the Centre as per Rules and Bye-laws of the Centre. The Governing Board is headed by a Chairperson, who is an eminent academician in the areas of relevance to the Centre and is appointed by the President of the Council. The Governing Board has six ex-officio members and seven nominated members who are nominated by the Chairman, UGC. The Director, INFLIBNET is the Member-Secretary of the Board. The Governing Board meets at least twice a year.The current members of the Governing Board are listed below:

Chairman, Governing Board Prof. N. Mukunda
Ex-officio  
Vice-Chairperson, UGC Dr. H Devaraj
Secretary, UGC Prof. Jaspal Singh Sandhu
Vice Chancellor (Local University) Prof. S A Bari, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar

Nominee of AICTE (Member Secretary, AICTE)

Dr. Kuncheria P Isaac
Director, INFLIBNET Centre Dr. Jagdish Arora, Member Secretary
Nominated  
Three Vice-Chancellors of Universities Prof. Sunaina Singh, Vice-Chancellor, English and Foreign Language University (Central University), Hyderabad
Prof. S B Ray Chaudhury, Vice-Chancellor, Rabindra Bharati University,Kolkatta
Prof. Shivaji Rao S Kadam, Vice Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pune
One eminent Librarian Dr. R K Chadha, Additional Secretary, Lok Sabha, Parliament House, New Delhi
Two experts in Computer/Communication Prof. M. Poonia, Director , NITTR, Chandigarh
Prof. Rajbir Singh, Director, Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC) New Delhi
One Director of IUC's Prof. D.P. Singh, Director, National Assessment Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore

The Finance Committee

The Finance Committee (FC) is a sub-committee of the Governing Board and consists of seven members. It has seven ex-officio members and one nominated member. The Chairman of the Governing Board is also the Chairman of the Finance Committee. The Administrative / Accounts Officer of the Centre is the Non-member Secretary of the Committee. The Finance Committee makes recommendations to the Governing Board on i) Budget proposals of the Centre; ii) Scrutiny of the Audited Accounts and replies to the annual Audited Report; iii) Approval of sanctioned and additional positions; and iv) any other matter on which the Board seeks its recommendations. The Finance Committee meets at least once a year. The minutes of the Committee, after approval by the Governing Board are forwarded to the UGC for examination, approval and release of grants to the Centre. The members of the current Finance Committee are listed The Finance Committee will consist of the following members:

Chairman, Governing Board, INFLIBNETProf N. Mukunda
Secretary, UGCProf. Jaspal Singh Sandhu
Financial Advisor, UGC Dr. Jitendra Kumar Tripathi
One Member from GB Dr. R K Chadha, Additional Secretary, Lok Sabha, Parliament House, New Delhi
Bureau Head of the Plan Budget section, UGCDr. (Mrs.) Manju Singh, Joint Secretary (IUC)
One Senior professional staff of the CentreSh Yatrik Patel, Scientist-D, Member
Director, INFLIBNET CentreDr. Jagdish Arora
Administrative / Accounts Officer of the CentreShri Harish Chandra, Non-Member Secretary Admin. Officer ( P & A)

Building Committee

Prof. S K Khanna , Chairman, Building Committee, Chairman
Dr. M. N. Patel,Vice-Chancellor, Gujarat University Member
Dr.Jagdish Arora, Director, INFLIBNET Centre Member
Dr. R.K. Chadha, Additional Secretary, Lok Sabha, New Delhi Member
A Senior Civil Engineer, PWD, Gandhinagar Member
Prof A. N. Rai, Director, NAAC, Bangalore Member
Mr Rajeev Kathpalia, Vastu Shilpa Consultants Member
Shri Manoj Kumar K, Scientist D(CS), INFLIBNET Centre Member
Admn.Officer (F), INFLIBNET Centre Member
Shri Harish Chandra, Admn.Officer (P&A), INFLIBNET Centre, Convenor