Governing Body

The Governing Body (GB) under the Chairmanship of the Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India is the executive body of the Institute and is responsible to pursue and carry out the activities as per objectives laid down by the Society. The Governing Body exercises all executive and financial powers of the Society. The Governing Body is expected to meet at least twice in a financial year. The constitution of the Governing Body as on March 31, 2016 is given below.

Governing Body
Governing Body
CHAIRMAN
1 Secretary to Govt. of India, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation New Delhi
VICE-CHAIRMAN
2 Director Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
MEMBERS
3 Financial Advisor & Joint Secretary (Finance), Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation New Delhi
4 Representative of Planning Commission Not below the rank of Joint Secretary Planning Commission, Yojna Bhawan, New Delhi
5 Representative of Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, (Not below the rank of Joint Secretary/Advisor, New Delhi.
6 Chairman Central Water Commission, New Delhi. (Or Member (D&R), CWC, as his alternate)
7 Additional Secretary (WR) Govt. of India, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,
New Delhi.
8 Representative of Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India (Not below the rank of Joint Secretary/Joint Advisor, New Delhi.
9 Representative of Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India (Not below the rank of Joint Secretary/Joint Advisor, New Delhi.
10 Representative of Govt. of Assam Not below the rank of Chief Engineer
11 Representative of Govt. of Karnataka Not below the rank of Chief Engineer
12 Representative of Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir Not below the rank of Chief Engineer
13 Secretary (Irrigation) Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow.
14 Secretary (Irrigation) Govt. of Uttaranchal, Dehradun.
15 Representative of Govt. of Bihar Not below the rank of Chief Engineer
16 Representative of Govt. of Andhra Pradesh Not below the rank of Chief Engineer
17 Representative of Govt. of Madhya Pradesh Not below the rank of Chief Engineer
MEMBER SECRETARY
18 Director, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee

This constitution was approved by the Society of NIH at its Special General Meeting held on 13th December, 2002.