Governance

Governance

The Centre is governed by its Governing Board and the Council. The Finance Committee, a subcommittee of the Governing Board, looks after the financial aspects of the Centre.

Minutes of meetings of these committees: Click here to view

The Council

The Council 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 Council are listed below:

Ex-officio
President Prof D P Singh, Chairperson, UGC
Vice-Chairperson, UGC Prof Bhushan Patwardhan
Chairperson, AICTE Prof A D Sahasrabudhe
Director General, CSIR Dr Shekhar C Mande
Chairperson, ICSSR Prof Bhushan Patwardhan
Director General, National Library Shri Padma Lochan Sahu, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture
Director, INFLIBNET Centre Prof J P Singh Joorel , Member Secretary
Nominated
One Vice-Chancellor of a University Dr Dinesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, JC Bose University of Science and Technology YMCA, Faridabad
One eminent Library Scientist Prof (Dr.) Ajay P Singh, Director General, RRRLF, Ministry of Culture, Government of India
One expert in Information Technology Prof Lalit Kumar Awasthi, Director, National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar

All Members of Governing Board are also member of the 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 Yogesh Singh, Vice Chancellor, Delhi Technological University, Delhi
Ex-officio
Vice-Chairperson, UGC Prof Bhushan Patwardhan
Secretary, UGC Prof Rajnish Jain
Vice Chancellor (Local University) Prof Rama Shankar Dubey, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar

Nominee of AICTE (Member Secretary, AICTE)

Dr. Neeraj Saxena, Advisor-II
Director, INFLIBNET Centre Prof J P Singh Joorel, Member Secretary
Nominated
Vice-Chancellor of Central University Prof E Suresh Kumar, Vice Chancellor, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad
Vice-Chancellor of State University Prof Rajesh Singh, Vice Chancellor, Purnea University, Purnia
Vice-Chancellor of Deemed University Prof Shalini Bharat, Director, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
One eminent Librarian Dr R K Chadha, Former Additional Secretary, Lok Sabha, Parliament House, New Delhi
Two experts in Computer/Communication Prof Kamlesh Joshipura, Former Vice Chancellor, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat
Prof Pratosh Bansal, Professor of IT, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
One Director of IUC's Prof J B Nadda, Director, Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC), New Delhi
Representative of MoE (e-ShodhSindhu)

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, INFLIBNET Prof Yogesh Singh, Vice Chancellor, Delhi Technological University, Delhi
Secretary, UGC Prof Rajnish Jain
Financial Advisor, UGC Sh P K Thakur
One Member from GB Prof Kamlesh Joshipura, Former Vice Chancellor, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat
Bureau Head of the Plan Budget section, UGC Dr (Mrs) Manju Singh, Joint Secretary (IUC)
Director, INFLIBNET Centre Prof J P Singh Joorel
One Senior professional staff of the Centre Sh Ashok Kumar Rai, Scientist-E(CS), INFLIBNET Centre
Administrative / Accounts Officer of the Centre Sh Harish Chandra, Non-Member Secretary Admin. Officer (PA & F)

Building Committee

Prof Himanshu Pandya, Vice-Chancellor, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad Chairman
Prof R C Kuhad, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Haryana, Jant-Pali, Mahendragarh Member
Prof J P singh Joorel, Director, INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar Member
Prof S C Sharma, Director, NAAC, Bengaluru Member
Prof Asutosh Trivedi, Dean, IRD, Delhi Technological University, Delhi Member
Sh A K Jain, Assistant Engineer, CPWD, Gandhinagar Member
Prof Utpal Kumar Sharma, Director, Institute of Architecture, Nirma Univerity, Ahmedabad Member
Sh N K Ojha, University Engineer, The M S Univerity of Baroda, Vadodara Member
Sh Rajeev Kathpalia, Vastu Shilpa Consultants, Ahmedabad Member
Dr Nilesh Shah, Advocate, Vadodara Member
Sh Manoj Kumar K, Scientist E(CS), INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar Member
Sh Harish Chandra, Admn. Officer (PA & F), INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar Member

Local Committee

Hindi Committee notification dated on 08.01.2021 Members
Internal Complaint Committee notification dated on 09.04.2019 Members
Grievance Redressal Cell notification dated on 03.04.2019 Members