GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE

Governance Structure of ERDA is fully decentralised and transparent. There are various layers to govern the activities of officials. General Body is the supreme authority of ERDA. General Body shall contain all the lifetime members of ERDA. 20% of the total members of the General Body or 100 whichever is less shall constitute the quorum for a meeting of the General Body. Under the General Body, there shall be Non Executive and Executive Body. Non Executive Body shall include maximum 10 members. Out of which 50% members shall be appointed by the General Body and rest 50% shall be occupied by the Managing Trustee and all the four Founder Trustees of ERDA. Managing Trustee and all the four founder Trustees shall be the permanent member of this body. Among the members of the Non Executive Body, Chairman, Secretary and Joint Secretary of this body shall be selected by the members themselves. Members of the Executive Body shall be appointed by the Non Executive Body with the consultation of the General Body (if required).  Maximum members in Executive Body shall not be more than 20. Office bearers of the Executive Body shall include President (who shall be also called as Chairman of the Executive Body), Vice President (General), Vice President (Science and Technology), Vice President (Commerce and Management), Vice President (Social Sciences), Vice President (Arts and Humanities), General Secretary, Joint Secretary, Treasurer and Joint Treasurer. ERDA has five dedicated centres our of which four are related to promotion of education and research (namely Centre for Promoting Education and Research in Science and Technology, Centre for Promoting Education and Research in Commerce and Management, Centre for Promoting Education and Research in Social Science and    Centre for Promoting Education and Research in Arts and Humanities) and the last one is related to the Social Development (namely Centre for Social Development). Each centre shall be headed by the Centre President and to achieve the goal of each centre there shall be the number of Vice Presidents from various sub fields. Appointment of President and Vice Presidents of various centres shall be made by the Non Executive Body with the consultation of the Executive Body. For the international collaboration to promote the Educational and Research activities of the members, ERDA shall have Country Representatives in various Countries of the World. With the objective to serve the entire Nation, ERDA shall have also State Representatives in various Sates of the India.