GOVERNING BODY

Chairperson

Shri K. M. Chandrasekhar IAS (Retd.)
(Formerly) Cabinet Secretary, Govt. of India

Member – Convener
Prof. Sunil Mani
Director
Centre for Development Studies
Thiruvananthapuram

Members

Prof. V. P. Mahadevan Pillai
Vice Chancellor
University of Kerala
Senate House Campus, Palayam
Thiruvananthapuram 695 034

Prof. M Jagadesh Kumar
Vice-Chancellor
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067

Prof. Govindan Rangarajan
Director,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore.

Shri. Teeka Ram Meena IAS
Addl. Chief Secretary, Department of Planning and Economic Affairs,
Govt. of Kerala
Member Secretary
Kerala State Planning Board
Thiruvananthapuram

Prof. Virendrakumar Malhotra
Member Secretary
Indian Council of Social Science Research
JNU Institutional Area, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi

Dr. C. Rammanohar Reddy
Editor,
The India Forum

Prof. Ajay Dubey
School of International Studies,

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Prof. J. V. Meenakshi
Department of Economics,
Delhi School of Economics,
University of Delhi, New Delhi.

Prof. Gabriel Simon Thattil
Professor & Director Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) Department of Commerce, University of Kerala, Trivandrum

Prof.U.S.Mishra
Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum

Prof. Praveena Kodoth
Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum

Prof. K.P Kannan
Honorary Fellow, CDS, Trivandrum

Prof. P. Sivanandan
Honorary Fellow, CDS, Trivandrum

COMMITTEE OF DIRECTION

Chairperson

Shri K. M. Chandrasekhar IAS (Retd.)
(Formerly) Cabinet Secretary, Govt. of India

Member – Convener

Prof. Sunil Mani
Director
Centre for Development Studies
Trivandrum

Members

Shri. Teeka Ram Meena IAS
Addl. Chief Secretary, Department of Planning and Economic Affairs,
Govt. of Kerala
Member Secretary, Kerala State Planning Board
Thiruvananthapuram

Prof. Virendrakumar Malhotra
Member Secretary
Indian Council of Social Science Research
JNU Institutional Area, ArunaAsaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110067

Prof. Ajay Dubey
School of International Studies,
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Prof. J. V. Meenakshi
Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics,

University of Delhi, New Delhi.

Prof. U. S. Mishra
Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Chairperson

Shri K. M. Chandrasekhar IAS (Retd.)
(Formerly) Cabinet Secretary, Govt. of India

Member – Convener

Prof. Sunil Mani
Director
Centre for Development Studies
Trivandrum

Members

Shri. Teeka Ram Meena IAS
Addl. Chief Secretary,
Department of Planning and Economic Affairs, Govt. of Kerala
Member Secretary, Kerala State Planning Board
Thiruvananthapuram

Prof. Virendrakumar Malhotra
Member Secretary, Indian Council of Social Science Research
New Delhi

Dr. C. Rammanohar Reddy
Editor, The India Forum

Prof. Gabriel Simon Thattil
Professor & Director Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

Department of Commerce, University of Kerala, Trivandrum

Prof. Praveena Kodoth
Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum

JNU-CDS COMMITTEE OF DIRECTION

FOR MA, M.Phil and Ph.D

Chairman

Prof. Sunil Mani, Director

Convener

Shri. S. Suresh Kumar, Registrar, CDS

Members

Prof. Shri Prakash Mani Tripathi, (VC, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, MP)
Prof. P. Kanagasabapathi (Member, ICSSR)
Prof. Aswini Kumar Mohapatra (JNU, New Delhi)
Prof. Dipendra Nath Das (JNU, New Delhi)
Prof. Satish Chandra Garkoti (Rector II, JNU, New Delhi –Special Invitee)
Dr. M. Parameswaran (CDS)
Dr. Thiagu Ranganathan (CDS)

FACULTY COMMITTEE

Chairperson

Prof. Sunil Mani, Director (Ex-Officio)

Convener

Prof. U S Mishra

Members

Prof. J. Devika
Prof. Praveena Kodoth
Prof. Vinoj Abraham

STAFF COUNCIL

Ex-offico Members:

Prof. Sunil Mani (Director)
Mr. S. Suresh Kumar (Registrar)
Mr. V. Sriram (Chief Librarian)
Mr. S. Suresh (Senior Finance Officer)

Representatives:

Prof. Vinoj Abraham (Academic Staff)
Dr. P. L. Beena (Academic Staff)
Mr. H.S. Shareef (Convenor & Member, Administrative Staff A)
Mrs. Ansamma Joseph (Library Staff)
Ms. Reeshma R.S. (Member, Administrative Staff B)
Mr. A.R. Ajikumar (Member, Administrative Staff B)
Mr. G. Vijayan (Member, Administrative Staff C)

LIBRARY COMMITTEE

Chairperson

Dr. Ritika Jain

Convener

Mr. V Sriram, Chief Librarian (Ex-Officio)

Members

Prof. R.Nagaraj (Observer)
Dr. Abhilash T
Mr. Suresh Kumar S, Registrar (Ex-officio)
Mrs. Ansamma Joseph
Mr. Rajkumar Byahut (Student Representative)

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

Chairperson

Prof. Sunil Mani, Director (Ex-Officio)

Convener

Shri S Suresh, Sr.Finance Officer (Ex-Officio)

Members

Prof. Praveena Kodoth (Finance Committee Member)
Shri Suresh Kumar S, Registrar (Ex-Officio)
Shri Tharun Kumar M P, Internal Audit Officer

ACADEMIC COMMITTEE

Chairperson

Prof. Sunil Mani, Director (Ex-Officio)

Convener  

Dr. Rajit Biswas

Members

All Faculty members

Registrar

Chief Librarian

Systems Officer

Publications Officer

Ms. Aishwarya Prakash,  Students’ Representatives

Ms. Tirunagari Likhitha,  Students’ Representatives

Ms. Niranjana C.P.,  Students’ Representatives

Ms. Srimanjori,  Students’ Representatives

Shri Srivatsan,  Students’ Representatives

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME COMMITTEE (APC)

Chairperson

Prof. Sunil Mani, Director (Ex-Officio)

Convener

Dr. M. Parameswaran

Members

All Faculty Members

IT COMMITTEE

Chairperson

Dr. Beena P L

Convener

Mr. V Sarath, Systems Officer (Ex-Officio)

Members 

Dr. Srikanta Kundu

Mr. Suresh Kumar S, Registrar (Ex-Officio)

Mr. Sriram V., Chief Librarian (Ex-Officio)

Mr. Sourish Dutta, Students representative

CANTEEN MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE (CMC)

Chairperson

Dr. Chidambaran G.Iyer

Co-Chairperson

Dr. Abhilash T

Convener

Mr. Sureshkumar S, Registrar (Ex-Officio)

Members  

Dr.M.Parameswaran, Warden (Ex-Officio)

Ms. Tirtha Chatterjee, Warden (Ex-Officio)

Mr. A R Aji Kumar

Ms. Annesha Mukherjee, Student’s Representatives

Mr. Subal Danta, Student’s Representatives

Ms. Shonima Nelliat, Student’s Representatives

Ms. Bijni Babu S, Student’s Representatives

GUEST HOUSE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Chairperson

Dr. Praveena Kodoth

Convener

Mr. Sureshkumar S, Registrar (Ex-Officio)

Members  

Dr. Tirtha Chatterjee, Campus Committee Chairperson (Ex-Officio)

Mr. Anoop Kumar P P, Guest House Manager (Ex-Officio)

WARDENS

Dr. M .Parameswaran

Dr. Tirtha Chatterjee

CDS CHRONICLE

Prof. Vinoj Abraham

 

INTERNAL COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE (ICC)

Chairperson

Prof. Praveena Kodoth

Members

Adv. Elsamma Praikalam
Dr. Thiagu Ranganathan
Ms. Lekha K
Ms. Ansamma Joseph
Ms. Sachu R Sunny 
Mr. Rahul Kamal 

Click here for CDS ICC Rules

STAFF WELFARE FUND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Chairperson

Prof. J Devika

Members

Mr. Suresh Kumar. S,  Registrar,  Convener

Mr. S Suresh, Sr.Finance Officer

Mrs. Ansamma Joseph

CAMPUS COMMITTEE

Director will be the observer of the Committee.

Chairperson

Dr. Tirtha Chaterjee

Convener 

Shri. Suresh Kumar S, Registrar (Ex-Officio)

Members

Dr. Chidambaran Gurunathan Iyer

Shri. Ajikumar A R

Shri. Aanandh N R

Shri. Anoop Kumar P P

Ms. Srimanjori Guha, Student’s representative

Shri. Srivatsan M, Student’s representative

SC/ ST CELL

Chairperson

Dr. Thiagu Ranganathan

Members

Dr. Abhilash T (Representative of Faculty)

Mr. Sumesh C. S (Representative of Administrative Staff)

Ms. Ladenla Lama (Student representative)

Mr. Ajil M (Student representative)

Click here for SC/ST Cell, CDS: Terms of Reference

STUDENT’S GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL COMMITTEE

Chairperson

Prof. Sunil Mani

Members

Prof. J. Devika

Dr. M. Parameswaran

Dr. Thiagu Ranganathan

Mr. Amit Nandan, Special Invitee

INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMITTEE (IQAC)

Chairperson

Prof. Ajay K Dubey, School of International Studies,
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Convener

Dr. M. Parameswaran, Associate Professor, CDS

Members

Prof. N Jayaram, Former Director, ISEC, Bangalore

Prof. Praveena Kodoth, Professor, CDS

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT (RTI)

Chief Public Information Officer

Mr. Suresh Kumar. S
(Registrar)
Tel: 0471- 2774251
Email: registrar@cds.edu, sureshsivan@cds.ac.in

Assistant Public Information Officer

Mr. Ajikumar A. R
(PS to Registrar)
Tel: 0471- 2774250
Email: ajikumar@cds.edu

Appellate Information Officer

Director, CDS
Tel: 0471- 2442116
Email: director@cds.ac.in

                    RTI Act