General Council

Governance of IIIT-Delhi

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

  • General Council is the highest body overseeing the institute, and advises the Vice-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


Mr. Najeeb Jung, Chancellor

Lt. Governor, Delhi

Mr. Kiran Karnik
Chairman, Board of Governors, IIIT Delhi
Prof. Pankaj Jalote
Director, IIIT Delhi
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
Secretary, Dept of Science and Technology (DST)
Smt. Punya Salila Srivastava
Principal Secretary, TTE
Sh S. N. Sahai
Principal Secretary – Finance, GNCTD
Dr. S Christopher
Head Defence Research and Development Organization
Mr. Tapan Ray
Director General, National Informatics Centre
Mr. R Chandrashekhar
President, NASSCOM
Mr. R. S. Sharma
Secretary, DeitY

 

 

 

Previous General Council Members

  • 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. Pankaj Jalote
Director, IIIT Delhi

Mr. Praveer Sinha
CEO, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited

Smt. Punya Salila Srivastava
Principal Secretary, TTE

Mr. S N Sahai
Principal Secretary - Finance, GNCT
Prof. Dinesh Singh
Ex VC Delhi University
Indira Parikh
President Antardisha Ahemdabad

Previous Board Members

  • 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