Governance

The Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad is an autonomous statutory organisation functioning within the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961. All the IITs are administered centrally by the IIT Council, an apex body established by the Government of India. The Minister of Education, Government of India, is the Chairperson of the Council. Each IIT has a Board of Governors responsible for its overall administration and control. The other statutory bodies are a) the Senate which is responsible for all academic matters, b)  the Finance Committee which provides guidance and advice on all policy matters, and c) the Building and Works Committee which is responsible for all capital works and matters relating to building premises and maintenance activities.


Board of Governors

Chairperson

Shri.  Ramesh Venkateswaran, Adjunct Faculty, IIM Bangalore and IIM Udaipur

Members

Prof. P. B. Sunil Kumar, Director, IIT Palakkad (Ex-officio Member)

Shri. Rakesh Ranjan, Additional Secretary (TE), MHRD

Dr. V. Venu, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Government of Kerala (Ex-officio Member)

Shri. Amit Satija, Secretary, Department of Education, UTLA

Prof. L. S. Ganesh, IIT Madras

Dr. Subbiah Shanmugam, Professor,  Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

Shri.  Raghu Verabelli, Managing Partner, CGK Technologies , Hyderabad

Prof. P.S. Mehta, IIT Palakkad

Prof. S H Kulkarni, IIT Palakkad

Col S Chakraborty (Retd), Registrar, IIT Palakkad (Secretary to the BoG)


Finance Committee

Chairperson: Shri.  Ramesh Venkateswaran, Adjunct Faculty, IIM Bangalore and IIM Udaipur

Members

Prof. P. B. Sunil Kumar, Director, IIT Palakkad

Shri. Rakesh Ranjan, Additional Secretary (TE), MHRD

Smt. Darshana Momaya Dabral, JS & FA, MHRD

Prof. Ligy Philip, Dean (Planning), IIT Madras

Prof. Tom V Mathew, Civil Engineering, IIT Palakkad

Col. S. Chakraborty (Retd.), Registrar,  IIT Palakkad (Member Secretary)


Building & Works Committee

Chairperson: Prof. P. B. Sunil Kumar, Director, IIT Palakkad

Members

Shri. Sandeep Mehta, Chief Engineer, CPWD, Zone-V Trivandrum

Shri. Krishnadas P V, Deputy Chief Engineer, KSEB, Palakkad

Shri. S. Ramanujam, Retired Director, DCSEM, DAE, Mumbai

Shri. P. Soundararaj, Retired DDG, CPWD, Chennai

Prof. Robinson R G, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras

Prof. Tom Mathew, Chairman, Engineer Works Department, IIT Palakkad