General Council

Governance of IIIT-Delhi

IIIT-Delhi was created by the Delhi Govt. in 2008 as per the Act of Delhi Government

  • General Council is the highest body overseeing the institute, and advises the Chancellor.
  • The IIIT-Delhi Act ensures administrative and academic autonomy in the following way:

Administrative autonomy

  • Board of Governors consists of 4 experts, 2 Govt. nominees, 2 professors, the Director, and the Chairman.
  • Board decides the salaries, the number of positions, selects the 4 experts.

Academic autonomy

  • Senate & Board can start degrees/programs.
  • Senate is empowered to take all academic decisions.

The members of the governing bodies are listed below.

 

General Council


Sh. Anil Baijal, Chancellor

Lt. Governor, Delhi

Sh. Kiran Karnik
Chairman, Board of Governors, IIIT-Delhi
Prof. Ranjan Bose
Director, IIIT-Delhi
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
Secretary, Dept of Science and Technology (DST)
Mr. Sheo Pratap Singh
Principal Secretary, TTE
Ms. Renu Verma
Principal Secretary - Finance, GNCT
Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy
Head Defence Research and Development Organization
Ms. Neeta Verma
Director General, National Informatics Centre
Ms. Debjani Ghosh
President, NASSCOM
Sh. Ajay Prakash Sawhney
Secretary, DeitY

 

 

 

Previous General Council Members
Smt. Punya Salila Srivastava, Principal Secretary, TTE Sh. S. N. Sahai, Principal Secretary – Finance, GNCTD
Mr. R Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM Smt. Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary, DeitY
Mr. R. S. Sharma, Secretary, DeitY Mr. Tapan Ray, Ex Director General, National Informatics Centre
Dr. A. Mohan, Ex Director General, National Informatics Centre Mr. R. K. Verma, Ex Principal Secretary, TTE
Dr. Ajay Kumar,Director General, National Informatics Centre Dr. T. Ramasami, Ex Secretary, Dept of Science and Technology (DST)
Dr. Rajiv Sharma,Executive Director, Indo U.S. Science and Technology Forum Dr. J Satyanarayana, Ex Secretary, DeitY
Dr. Avinash Chander, Head Defence Research and Development Organization  

Board of Governors


Mr. Kiran Karnik, Chairman
Former President, NASSCOM

Dr. Anand Deshpande
CEO and Founder, Persistent Systems

Mr. Arvind Singhal
Founder and CMD, Technopak

Mr. S. D. Shibulal
Co-founder and ex-CEO, Infosys

Prof. Ranjan Bose
Director, IIIT-Delhi

Mr. Praveer Sinha
CEO, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited

Mr. Sheo Pratap Singh
Principal Secretary, TTE

Ms. Renu Verma
Principal Secretary - Finance, GNCT
Prof. Dinesh Singh
Ex VC Delhi University
Indira Parikh
President Antardisha Ahemdabad

Previous Board Members
Sh. S N Sahai Smt. Punya Salila Srivastava
Sh. R Chandrashekhar Sh. Anand Prakash, Ex Principal Secretary (DTTE)
Dr. Narendra Kumar, Ex Principal Secretary (DTTE) Prof. Ranjit Roy Chaudhury
Sh. Phiroz Vandrevala, Executive Director, TCS Mr. R. K. Verma, Ex Principal Secretary, TTE
Sh. V. V. Bhatt, Ex Principal Secretary (Finance) Sh. D. M. Spolia, Ex Principal Secretary (Finance)
Sh. Rajendra Kumar, Secretary (DTTE) Prof. Rajeev Sangal, Director, IIT-BHU
Dr. P. Anandan, MD, Microsoft Research of India Mr. M. M. Kutty, Ex Principal Secretary - Finance, GNCT
Sh. J. P. Singh, Ex Principal Secretary (Finance) Sh. Shakti Sinha, Ex Principal Secretary (Finance)
Sh. Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education Service Prof. Bijendra N Jain, VC, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan
Dr. Jai Menon, Director, Bharti Airtel