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 Professor (Retd.) Kapil Kapoor 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 Human Resource Development, 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. Presently this position is held by Professor Makarand R. Paranjape. 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, 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 Human Resource Development. It also generates modest funds by the sale of its publications and the entry fee paid by visitors to the heritage building. Here is the list of the current Governing Body members of IIAS:

Professor (Retd.) Kapil Kapoor

Former Pro-VC and Dean;

Former Professor of English,

Centre for Linguistics and English

and Concurrent Professor,

Centre for Sanskrit Studies, JNU, New Delhi.


Chairman, Governing Body

Indian Institute of Advanced Study,

Rashtrapati Nivas, Shimla - 171005


Address: B-2/332, Ekta Garden,


Mother Dairy Marg, Delhi – 110092.


Tel. 011-22723406; Mob. (0) 9810202146

E-mail ID:,

Professor Makarand R. Paranjape



Indian Institute of Advanced Study

Rashtrapati Nivas,  Shimla-171005


Telephone: 0177-2830006(O) Fax: 2831389, 2830995



Shri  R. Subrahmanyam, IAS


 Department of Higher Education,

 Ministry of Human Resource Development,

 Room No. 127-C- Wing

 Shastri Bhavan,

 New Delhi -110 015.


 Tel: 011-23386451, 23382698(O) 26979585, Fax: 23385807, 23381355



Smt. Darshana M Dabral

Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser

 Department of Secondary & Higher Education

 Ministry of Human Resource Development

 120-C, Shastri Bhavan,

 New Delhi - 110 015.


 Tel: 011-23382696, Fax- 011-23070668,



Professor D.P. Singh


University Grants Commission,

Bahadurshah Zafar Marg,

New Delhi –  110 002.


Tel: (011) 23239628 (O) Fax: 011-23231797, E-mail:


Dr. Braj Bihari Kumar

Indian Council of Social Science Research,
Post Box No.10528,
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg,
New Delhi – 110 067
Phone: 011-26741679 (O), 011-26742398 (R)
Fax: 011-26162516/26179836, E-mail :

Professor Ramesh Chandra Sinha

Indian Council of Philosophical Research,
36, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
Mehrauli Badarpur Road,
New Delhi –  110 062.
Tel: 9599955780,  Fax: + 91-11-29964755;
Dr. Shekhar C. Mande
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research  and Secretary
DSIR Anusandhan Bhavan,
2 , Rafi Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001.
Tel:  + 91-11-23710472,23717053  Fax: + 91-11-23710618
Email : dgcsir@ ;  dg
Professor Arvind P. Jamkhedkar
Indian Council of Historical Research
35, Ferozeshah Road
New Delhi – 110 001
Tel: 011-23386033, 23384869, Fax: 23383421, 23387829,
Mobile 9415243954
Prof. S.K.Srivastava
North-Eastern Hill University, 
Shillong 793 022 

Phone: (0364) 2721003/2721004/2550101/ 2550074 (R)
Fax: (0364) 2550076 

Professor Chaman Lal Gupta
Vice-Chairman, Governing Body
Indian Institute of Advanced Study,
Rashtrapati Nivas, Shimla – 171005.
Address: Vivek Kutir, Summer Hill,
   Shimla – 171005   H.P.
Mobile: 9418141898
Phone:  0177-2830637
Professor G.K. Karanth
6, Shankar's Pride,
2nd main, Aditya Nagar
Anjanapur P.O.
Mobile     : 7899837275; 9845731403  
E‐mail      : 
Professor Sanjeev Kumar Sharma
Mahatma Gandhi Central University
Camp Office, Raghunathpur,
Motihari-845401, Near OP Thana, 
District-East Champaran, Bihar,
Mobile: 9412205348, 9458609921
Professor Gururaj Karajagi
Founder and Chairman,
Academy for Creative Teaching (ACT),
Bangaluru – 560032
Phone:  080 41697855,   080 41697866,  080 23439822 (O)  
  080 23331748 (R)
Mobile : 9663611221