S. No.

Committee

Members

Functions

1.

Grievance Cell

Prof. S N Mishra, Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Jose Sebastian, Asst. Professor

Dr. Ruthrotha Selvi Bharathavikru, Asst. Professor

Sri Dharmendra Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Registrar (Convener)

Deals with redressal of grievances, if any, of faculty, students and staff members, and develops a responsive and accountable attitude among all the stake-holders, in order to maintain a congenial and productive educational and research atmosphere in the Institute. Anyone from IISER Berhampur fraternity with a genuine grievance may drop her/his grievance in writing to the Committee.

2.

Institute Open Online Course committee

Prof. S N Mishra, Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Rakesh K Pathak, Asst. Professor

Dr. Bodhisatta Nandy, Asst. Professor

Dr. Ritabrata Sengupta, Asst. Professor (Nodal Officer)

Implements open online courses, as per the principle of Swayam, Vidyanjali and MOOC etc. of MoE, in the Institute and will be accountable to the Senate of the Institute.

3.

Campus Wellness Committee

Dr. Ruthrotha Selvi Bharathavikru,

Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Blessymol Varghese, Medical Officer

Sri Gaurav Choudhury, Deputy Registrar

Sri Korada Manjunath, Asst. Registrar (Convener)

Involves faculty and staff, their families and children in cultural and recreational activities

4.

Hindi-Rajabhasha Implementation Cell

Dr. Prem Prakash Pandey,

Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Prabhat Singh, Scientific Officer                                                          

Sri Korada Manjunath, Asst. Registrar

Sri Hemant Kumar Yadav, Jr. Hindi Translator (Convener)                                                          

Implementation of Official Language Policy of the Government.

5.

Institute Computer Center Committee (Website Committee) and Committee for ERP

Prof. Yogendra Sharma, Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Ajay Perumal, Asst. Professor

Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee, Asst. Professor

Dr. Malay K Rana, Asst. Professor

Dr. Vinay Bulusu, Asst. Professor

Dr. Ritabrata Sengupta, Asst. Professor

Technical Officer, Computer Centre (Convener)

Design and modification of all computer related policies, execution and monitoring of all technical works. To guide on policies and working model of Computer Center IISER Berhampur.                                     

6.

Institute Medical Committee

Prof. T S Sridhar, V. Professor (Chairperson)

Prof. Yogendra Sharma, Professor

Dr. Vivek Tiwari, Asst. Professor

Dr. Ruthrotha Selvi B, Asst. Professor

Dr. Blessymol Varghese, Medical Officer (Convener)

Oversees the functioning of the Institute Dispensary.

7.

Disaster Management Committee

Sri Shyam Sunder, Superintending Engineer (Chairperson)

Dr. Adinarayana Doddi, Asst. Professor

Dr. Prabhat Singh, Scientific Officer

Sri Sudhira Panda, Jr. Superintendent (Convener)

Formulates policies for Disaster Management and is responsible for taking safety measures to prevent loss of men and material.

8.

NIRF Committee (National Institute Ranking Framework)

Prof. S N Mishra, Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Ritabrata Sengupta, Asst. Professor (Convener)

Dr. Rakesh K Pathak, Asst. Professor

Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee, Asst. Professor

Dr. Vivek Tiwari, Asst. Professor

Sri B J Acharyulu, Acting Registrar

Deals with National Institute Ranking Framework.

9.

Media Cell

Dr. Prosenjit Daw, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Rakesh K Pathak, Asst. Professor

Dr. Nagabandi Jayababu, Scientific Officer (Convener)

Deals with all Media viz. print, TV, social networking etc. related issues.

10.

Patents and Consultancy Committee

Dr. Shashi B Singh, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Rakesh K Pathak, Asst. Professor

Dr. Malay K Rana, Asst. Professor

Sri Arun F Adrakatti, Asst. Librarian

Deals with Patents and Consultancy issues.

11.

Incubation/ Innovation Committee

Dr. Natasha Sharma, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Arunkumar Krishnan, Asst. Professor

Dr. Rohit Soni, Asst. Professor

Dr. Rakesh K Pathak, Asst. Professor

Deals with all incubation and innovation on the Campus.

12.

Institute Library Committee

Dr. Ritabrata Sengupta, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Rakesh K Pathak, Asst. Professor   

Dr. Rohit Soni, Assistant Professor                                                         

Dr. Vinay Bulusu, Asst. Professor

Sri Arun F Adrakatti, Assistant Librarian, (Convener)

Mrs. Sai Sangeeta Nayak, LIA

Recommends policy on purchase of books, subscription to journals, and other library-related issues.

13.

Committee for Institute Supported Special Lectures

Dr. Sulakshana Mukherjee, Associate Professor* (Chairperson)

Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee, Asst. Professor

Dr. Bodhisatta Nandy, Asst. Professor

Dr. Ritabrata Sengupta, Asst. Professor

Sri Dharmendra Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Registrar 

Invites appropriate speakers and to attract an audience from nearby Institutes.

14.

Transport Management Committee

Dr. Rakesh K Pathak, Asst. Professor

(Chairperson)

Dr. Bodhisatta Nandy, Asst. Professor

Sri B J Acharyulu, Acting Registrar

Sri Dharmendra Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Registrar

Sri Sudhira Panda, Jr. Superintendent (Convener)

Formulates policies for regular transport of students, faculty and staff members: both within the campus and from/to Berhampur/ Bhubaneswar. The committee will also oversee transport requirements of guests etc. and make suitable arrangement of vehicles.

15.

Guest House Management Committee

Dr. Jose Sebastian, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Sri Gaurav Choudhury, Deputy Registrar

Sri Korada Manjunath, Asst. Registrar

Sri Dharmendra Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Registrar

Sri Surajit Patro, Junior Assistant (Convener) 

Formulates policies for accommodation of guests/academic visitors, faculty and staff members. Regarding management of Guest Houses, the committee will supervise maintenance of facilities, room allocation to guests, own faculty and staff, etc. as per the approved policy of the Institute.

16.

Publication Committee, Committee for Preparation and Publication of Annual Report

Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee (Chairperson)

Dr. Vinay Bulusu, Asst. Professor

Dr. Ritabrata Sengupta, Asst. Professor

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Pathak, Asst. Professor

Dr. Vivek Tiwari, Asst. Professor

Sri Hemant Kumar Yadav, Jr. Hindi Translator (Convener)

Responsible for preparing the Annual Report, flyers and brochure of the Institute, which should be updated every year. It will send the flyers/ brochures to different schools, colleges and universities. The convener will report to the Director and update him about the progress from time to me.

17.

Hostel-Cum-Mess Committee

Dr. Bodhisatta Nandy, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Sri B J Acharyulu, Acting Registrar

Sri Gaurav Choudhury, Deputy Registrar

Sri Korada Manjunath, Asst. Registrar

Sri Sanjay Majhi, Executive Engineer

Sri A Praveen Kumar, Asst. Engineer

Dr. Prabhat Singh, Scientific Officer, Coordinator, Student Affairs

Dr. Nagabandi Jayababu (Convener)

The members of SAC committee and Student Mess Committee

Arranges proper accommodation of students in hostels, sanitation, food and other stalls and mess related matters. The committee should also establish a proper code of discipline among students and hostel staff.

18.

Security Advisory & Executive Committee

Dr. Jose Sebastian (Chairperson)

Sri B J Acharyulu, Sr. Project Administrator

Sri Shyam Sunder, Superintending Engineer

Sri Sudhira Panda, Jr. Superintendent (Convener)

Deals with deployment of security personnel at the Institute (Transit Campus and permanent campus), contract management and all other related affairs.

19.

Cosmetic Maintenance and Housekeeping Committee

Dr. Rakesh Pathak, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Senthil Raani K S, Asst. Professor

Sri Sanjay Majhi, Executive Engineer

Sri Korada Manjunath, Asst. Registrar

Sri A Praveen Kumar, Asst. Engineer (Convener)

Deals with issues pertaining to the maintenance of Institute building, hostels guesthouses. 

20.

Internal Complaints Committee(ICC)

Dr. Ruthrotha Selvi Bharathavikru, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Ms. Jaya Lakshmi, Chairperson, Roland Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Berhampur.

Dr. Blessymol Varghese, Medical Officer

Ms. Minati Padhi, Secretary, Institute for Women Development

Dr. Sulakshana Mukherjee, Associate Professor*

Dr. Amiya Mondal, Asst. Professor

Deals with cases in accordance with Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

21.

Tender and Purchase Committee

Dr. Jose Sebastian, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Sri B J Acharyulu, Acting Registrar

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Pathak, Asst. Professor

Sri Gaurav Choudhury, Deputy Registrar

Sri Swarup Narayan Behera, Asst. Registrar

Indenter- Special Invitee

Sri Dharmendra Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Registrar (Convener)

Deals with all purchase related matters (Institute and project fund) as per GFR and FC/BoG approved norms.

22.

Institute Committee for Safety including Laboratory Safety

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Pathak, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Santanu Bhattacharyya, Asst. Professor

Dr. Jose Sebastian, Asst. Professor

Sri Shyam Sunder, Superintending Engineer

Sri A Praveen Kumar, AE(C)

Sri Sudhira Panda, Jr. Superintendent (Convener)

Deals with safety practices in handling of waste chemical & solvent, bio-safety, Disposal Management, Fire Hazard, implementation and compliance.

23.

Institute Write Off/ Condemnation Committee

Sri B J Acharyulu, Acting Registrar (Chairperson)

Dr. Ujjal Kumar Dey, Asst. Professor

Sri Dharmendra K Sahoo, Asst. Registrar

Sri Nagireddi V Mohanarao, Jr. Superintendent (Convener)

In charge of disposal of obsolete/ Unserviceable materials of the Store of the Institute.

24.

Counselling Committee

Dr. Ruthrotha Selvi Bharathavikru,

Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Rohit Soni, Asst. Professor

Dr. Senthil Raani K S, Asst. Professor

Dr. Balaram Mahapatra, Scientific Officer

Dr. Blesseymol Varghese, Medical Officer

(Convener)

Deals with counselling.

25.

Ceremonial Committee

Prof. S N Mishra, Professor (Chairperson)

Sri B J Acharyulu, Sr. Project Administrator

Dr. Ruthrotha Selvi Bharathavikru, Asst. Professor

Sri Korada Manjunath, Asst. Registrar

Sri Dharmendra Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Registrar (Convener)

Dr. Nagabandi Jayababu, Scientific Officer

Sri Sudhira Panda, Jr. Superintendent

SAC Members (as required)

Discusses and decides various ceremonial issues.

26.

Cafeteria Committee

Sri Shyam Sunder, Superintending Engineer (Chairperson)

Sri Gaurav Choudhury, Deputy Registrar

Sri Korada Manjunath, Asst. Registrar

Sri Dharmendra Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Registrar

Sri Kalluri VVS Rajesh, Superintendent

Sri Surajit Patro, Junior Assistant (Convener)

Deals with the functioning of Cafeteria.

27.

Statistical Cell/ Reports/ Parliament Questions

Sri B J Acharyulu, Acting Registrar (Chairperson)

Sri Gaurav Choudhury, Deputy Registrar

Sri Korada Manjunath, Asst. Registrar

Sri Dharmendra Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Registrar

Furnishes replies promptly as and when called for.

28.

Travel  and Hospitality Desk

Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Sri Dharmendra Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Registrar

Sri Sudhira Panda, Jr. Superintendent

Sri Hemant Kumar Yadav, Jr. Hindi Translator

Sri Surajit Patro, Junior Assistant

Oversees requirements of guests viz travel needs & accommodation etc.

29.

IWD Committee

Prof. Yogendra Sharma, Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee, Asst. Professor

Dr. Thirupathi Barla, Asst. Professor

Dr. Bodhisatta Nandy, Asst. Professor

Dr. Kasi Viswanadham G, Asst. Professor

Sri Shyam Sunder, Superintending Engineer

Sri Sanjay Majhi, Executive Engineer (Convener)

Sri A Praveen Kumar, Asst. Engineer

Sri Dharmendra Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Registrar

Deals with works related activities and issues.

30.

Honours and Awards Committee

Prof. Yogendra Sharma, Professor (Chairperson)

Prof. S N Mishra, Professor

Dr. Sulakshana Mukherjee, Associate Professor*

Dr. Ujjal Kumar Dey, Asst. Professor

Dr. Kasi Viswanadham G, Asst. Professor

Dr. Rakesh Pathak, Asst. Professor

Sri Korada Manjunath, Asst. Registrar (Convener)

Deals with issues related to honours and awards.

31.

Institute Ethics  

Committee

Dr. Shikha Gandhi, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Arunkumar Krishnan, Asst. Professor

Dr. Victor Mukherjee, Asst. Professor

Dr. Md Nasim, Asst. Professor

Dr. Natasha Sharma, Assistant Professor

Ensures proper work ethics in the campus

32.

Institute Committee for Security Measures of Sealed Radioactive Sources

Dr. Md Nasim, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Santanu Bhattacharyya, Asst. Professor

Dr. Mukund Ramakrishnan, Asst. Professor

Dr. Pranat Jain, Scientific Assistant, RSO (Convener)

Formulates and implements security measures of sealed radioactive sources as specified by Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB)

33.

Standing Committee for Academic Matters for Non-Dept. Subjects

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Pathak, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Sulakshana Mukherjee, Associate Professor*

Dr. Ritabrata Sengupta, Asst. Professor

Dr. Vinay Bulusu, Asst. Professor

Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee, Asst. Professor

Examines and recommends suitable remedial measures for academic issues pertaining to subjects where no departments exist. The committee shall forward the recommendation through Dean, Academic Affairs.

34.

Central Advanced Instrumentation Facility (CAIF) Committee

Dr. Sulakshana Mukherjee, Associate Professor* (Chairperson)

Prof. Yogendra Sharma, Professor

Prof. Raghavan Sadagopan, V. Professor

Dr. Vivek Tiwari, Asst. Professor

Dr. Prabhat Singh, Scientific Officer

Dr. Abhishek Rai, Scientific Officer

Dr. Nagabandi Jayababu, Scientific Officer (Convener)

Deals with the functioning and issues related to CAIF

35.

Institutional Bio-Safety Committee (IBSC)

Dr. Bodhisatta Nandy, Assistant Professor, Member-Secretary

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Pathak, Assistant Professor, Member

Dr. Ruthrotha Selvi Bharathavikru, Assistant Professor, Member

Dr. Jose Sebastian, Assistant Professor, Member

Dr. Prabhat Singh, Scientific Officer, Member

Dr. Blessymol Varghese, Medical Officer, Biosafety Officer

The committee (which also includes a DBT nominee and an external expert) is to implement “Rules for the manufacture, use/import/export and storage of hazardous microorganisms/ genetically engineered organisms or cells, 1989” (commonly referred as Rules, 1989) notified by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Government of India under the Environment (Protection) Act (1986)

36.

Women Welfare Committee (WWC)

Dr. Sulakshana Mukherjee, Associate Professor* (Chairperson)

Dr. Natasha Sharma, Asst. Professor

Dr. Senthil Raani K S, Asst. Professor

Dr. Ruthrotha Selvi Bharathavikru, Asst. Professor

Dr. Sheshadri Chintapalli, Asst. Professor

Deals with the following:

·  Promote a healthy working environment for all our female staff, students and faculty

·  Work towards building a gender-sensitized environment at our institute

·  Organize workshops and awareness programmes at regular intervals towards building a gender-neutral workplace

37.

Anti-Ragging Committee

Dr. Jose Sebastian, Asst. Professor (Chairperson)

Dr. Sulakshana Mukherjee, Associate Professor*, Member

Dr. Ruthrotha Selvi Bharathavikru, Asst. Professor, Member

Dr. Prabhat Singh, Scientific Officer, Coordinator, Student Affairs, Member

Dr. Nagabandi Jayababu (Convener)

SAC Members (as required)

Deals with ragging related issues.

38.

ID cards issuing Committee

Sri Debashmit Parida, Technical Assistant, Computer Centre

Sri Hemant Kumar Yadav, Junior Translator, Official Language Implementation Cell

Sri Suman Kumar Mahanta, Technician, Computer Centre

The committee shall be responsible for proper checking and verifying the ID card application form, printing and issuance of the ID card, and record-keeping of the ID card issued.

39.

Archives Committee

Prof. K.V.R. Chary, Director (Chairperson)

Prof. T S Sridhar, V. Professor

Prof. Yogendra Sharma, Professor

Prof. S N Mishra, Professor

Dr. Bodhisatta Nandy, Asst. Professor

Dr. Ritabrata Sengupta, Asst. Professor

Dr. Rakesh Pathak, Asst. Professor

Dr. Vivek Tiwari, Asst. Professor

Sri B J Acharyulu, Acting Registrar

Sri Korada Manjunath, Asst. Registrar

Sri Dharmendra K Sahoo, Asst. Registrar

Sri. Dipak Kumar Maharana, TA (IC)

Radiography & Photography Technician (Convener)

Creation and maintenance of archives system of the Institute. Sri. Dipak Kumar Maharana is to collate all photographs and videos of the events of the Institute.