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Academic Committee

  1. The Director General of the Institute shall be the Chairman of the Academic Committee. It shall consist of the following members:
    1. Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Rural Development dealing with the Institute or his nominee not below the rank of Deputy Secretary - Member.
    2. Two persons from among the members of the Executive Council to be nominated by the Executive Council for such term as may be fixed by the Executive Council but not exceeding 3 years.
    3. Dy. Director General, NIRD&PR - Member.
    4. Financial Adviser, NIRD&PR - Member.
    5. Three heads of Faculties - Members as nominated by the Director General in rotation.
    6. Two nominees of the Planning Commission, Government of India (Research Programme Committee and Programme Evaluation Organisation) for such term as may be fixed by the Executive Council, but not exceeding three years, provided that they are eligible for renomination - Members.
    7. One nominee each of four Institutes in Social Sciences in India selected by the Executive Council for such term as may be fixed by the Executive Council, but not exceeding 3 years.
    8. One non-official who has experience in Rural Development activities to be nominated by the Executive Council for such term as may be fixed by the Executive Council, but not exceeding 3 years.
    9. The Chairman shall co-opt by rotation heads of four State level training Institutes in Rural Development (SIRD or the apex Institution at the State Level declared by the State Government) for such term as may be fixed by him but not exceeding two years.
    10. The Chairman shall have the power to co-opt other members as he considers necessary, including from amongst eminent academicians, academic and research institutions etc. Their cooption would be for a specific meeting of the Academic Committee.
  2. Every meeting of the Academic Committee shall be presided over by the Chairman (Director General). In the absence of the Chairman, the Academic Committee will elect a Chairman for the specific meeting.
  3. Nine members of the Academic Committee shall constitute the quorum.

Powers & Functions of Selection Committee

The Academic Committee shall deal with matters relating to research and training. It shall also function as the Committee on evaluation. It shall deal with matter, proposals or schemes relating to the following subjects initiated by it or referred to it or otherwise.

Training

  1. Annual training programme of the Institute.
  2. Any other matter relating to training activities of the Institute, such as methodology of training, coverage, course content, syllabus, duration, etc.

Research

  1. Annual research programme of the Institute.
  2. Proposals in regard to research studies to be taken up during the year not included in the annual programme.
  3. Consultancy research studies and sponsored Collaborative research studies.
  4. To examine any other matter concerning research and training activities of the Institute.
  5. The Committee shall dispose of finally matters in respect of items for which the Executive Council has delegated its powers under rule XI (iii) of the rules of the Institute. In all other matters the Committee shall tender its advice and make recommendations to the Executive council.

MEMBERS OF THE ACADEMIC COMMITTEE


The Director General of the Institute shall be the Chairman of the Academic Committee. It shall consist of the following members:

Category Rule Description Present incumbent names
Dr.W.R.Reddy, IAS
Director General
NIRD&PR, (Chairman)
Rule. XII (2) (i) (a) Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Rural Development dealing with the Institute or his nominee not below the rank of Deputy Secretary – Member. Joint Secretary (Training) Ministry of Rural Development Department of Rural Development Krishi Bhavan New Delhi – 110 001
Rule.XII (2) (i) (b) Two persons from among the members of the Executive Council to be nominated by the Executive Council for such them as may be fixed by the Executive Council but not exceeding 3 years. Vacant
Vacant
Rule. XII (2) (i) (c) Deputy Director General, NIRD&PR Vacant
Rule. XII (2) (i) (d) Financial Adviser, NIRD&PR Vacant
Rule. XII (2) (i) (e) Three Heads of Faculties Members as nominated by the (Chairman) Director General in rotation. Vacant
Rule. XII (2) (i) (f) Two nominees of the Planning Commission Govt. of India (Research Programme Committee and Programme Evaluation Organization) for such term as may be fixed by the Executive Council, but not exceeding three years, provided that they are eligible for re-nomination. Advisor (Rural Development) Planning Commission Room No.232 Yojana Bhavan Sansad Marg NEW DELHI – 110 001
Adviser (Evaluation) Planning Commission Yojana Bhavan, Sansad Marg NEW DELHI – 110 001
Rule. XII (2) (i) (g) One nominee each of four Institutes in Social Sciences in Indian selected by the Executive Council for such term as may be fixed by the Executive Council, but not exceeding 3 years Director Centre for Women’s Development Studies, 13-13, Panch Sheel Enclave, New Delhi.
Director, Xavier Labour Relations Institute, CH Area (East), P.O. 222, Jamshadpur.
Director, MYRADA Service Road Domlur Layout, Bangalore
Director Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management, University Road, Pune.
Rule. XII (2) (i) (h) One non-official who has experience in Rural Development activities to be nominated by the Executive Council for such term as may be fixed by the Executive Council, but not exceeding 3 years. Vacant
Rule. XII (2) (i) (h) The Chairman shall co-opt by rotation heads of four State Level Training Institutes in Rural Development (SIRD) or the apex Institution at the State Level declared by the State Government) for such term as may be fixed by him but not exceeding two years.
Rule. XII (2) (i) (j) The Chairman shall have the power to co-opt other members as he considers necessary, including from amongst eminent academicians, academic and research Institutions etc. Their co-option would be for a specific meeting of the Academic Committee.
 

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