The Governing Body

The Institute is administered by a Society and a Governing Body. These bodies comprise eminent persons from all walks of life who are nominated by the Government of India. Presently  Prof. ShashiPrabha Kumar is the President of the IIAS Society and Chairperson of the Governing Body. To advise the Governing Body in financial matters, the Institute has a Finance Committee. This has statutory standing with the Financial Advisor, Ministry of Education(Shiksha Mantralaya), Government of India being one of its members. The Institute has an Academic Committee, a Library Advisory Committee and a Publication Advisory Committee to advise the Director. The Institute is headed by a Director. The Director is assisted in financial and administrative matters by a Secretary. Apart from various levels of other staff, the Institute also has a Librarian, Deputy Secretary, Accounts Officer, Assistant Publication Officer, Public Relations Officer and Estate Supervisor who head their sections. The Institute is primarily funded by the Government of India's Ministry of Education(Shiksha Mantralaya). It also generates modest funds by the sale of its publications and the entry fee paid by visitors to the heritage building. The Governing Body has been re-constituted on 30th December 2021 and the term of Governing Body is for 3 years. Here is the list of the current Governing Body members of IIAS:

List of members of the Governing Body of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla
Sr. No. Category Name of the Member Address of correspondence E-mail IDs
1 Chairperson Professor ShashiPrabha Kumar Chairman, Governing Body,
Indian Institute of Advanced Study,Shimla
&
Dean, Sri Sankaracharya Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya,
Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, New Delhi
chairperson@iias.ac.in
2 Vice Chairman Professor Shailendra Raj Mehta Vice Chairman, Governing Body,
Indian Institute of Advanced Study,Shimla
& Chairman, MICA,
Ahmadabad, Gujarat-380058.
shailendra.mehta@micamail.in
3 Director Professor Nageshwar Rao Director (In-Additional Charge),
Indian Institute of Advanced Study Rashtrapati Nivas, Shimla-171005
director@iias.ac.in
4 Rule 3(a) Institutional Members (Ex-Officio) Sh. K Sanjay Murthy, IAS Secretary
Department of Higher Education
Ministry of Education (Shiksha Mantralaya) Room No. 127-C-Wing
Shastri Bhavan New Delhi-110001
secy.dhe@nic.in
5 Rule 3(a) Institutional Members (Ex-Officio) Smt. Darshana M Dabral Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser Department of Secondary & Higher Education
Ministry of Education (Shiksha Mantralaya) 120-C, Shastri Bhavan
New Delhi-110001
jsfa.edu@gov.in
6 Rule 3(a) Institutional Members (Ex-Officio) Professor M. Jagadesh Kumar Chairman
University Grants Commission Bahadurshah Zafar Marg
New Delhi–110002
cm.ugc@nic.in
7 Rule 3(a) Institutional Members (Ex-Officio) Professor J K Bajaj Chairman,
Indian Council of Social Science Research, Post Box No.10528,
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi – 110 067
chairman@icssr.org
8 Rule 3(a) Institutional Members (Ex-Officio) Professor Raghuvendra Tanwar Chairman
Indian Council of Philosophical Research 36, Tughlakabad Institutional Area Mehrauli Badarpur Road
New Delhi – 110 062.
rcsinha22@gmail.com
9 Rule 3(a) Institutional Members (Ex-Officio) Dr Rajesh S Gokhale Director-General,
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research and Secretary
DSIR Anusandhan Bhavan,
2 , Rafi Marg,New Delhi – 110 001
dgcsir@ csir.res.in   
 dg @csir.res.in        
10 Rule 3(a) Institutional
Members (Ex-Officio)
Professor Raghuvendra Tanwar Chairman
Indian Council of Historical Research 35, Ferozeshah Road
New Delhi–110001
chairman@ichr.ac.in
11 Rule 3(b) Nominated Member
Rule 3(b)(i) Two Vice- Chancellors of Indian Universities nominated by Central Government.
Professor Sunaina Singh Vice-Chancellor, Nalanda University,
Nalanda, Bihar, India-803116
vcnalanda@gmail.com
12 Rule 3(b) Nominated Member
Rule 3(b)(i) Two Vice- Chancellors of Indian Universities nominated by Central Government.
Professor Rajneesh Kumar Shukla Vice-Chancellor,
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi University, Wardha, Maharashtra-442001
vc@hindivishwa.org