The Governing Council is the principal executive body of the institute. The Governing Council shall generally carry out and pursue the objectives of the Society, as set forth in the Memorandum of its Association. The management of all the affairs and funds of the Society shall, for this purpose, vest in the Governing Council. The Governing Council shall exercise all the powers of the Society, subject, nevertheless, to such limitations as the Government of India may from time to time, impose in respect of the expenditure from the funds of the Society and of grants made by the Government of India.

Chairman

  • Dr. Renu Swarup
    Secretary
    Department of Biotechnology
    Govt. of India

Members

  • Professor N.K. Ganguly
    Chairman, RGCB-Scientific Advisory Council
  • Secretary
    Department of Science & Technology
    Govt. of Kerala
  • Professor G. Padmanaban
    Distinguished Biotechnologist
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser
    Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
  • Joint Secretary (Administration)
    Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
  • Director
    National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi
  • Director
    Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. B. Ravindran
    Professor Emeritus and Former Director
    Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar
  • Professor Umesh Varshney
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Professor Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath
    Chairperson, Centre for Neurosciences
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Professor Apurva Sarin
    Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine (inStem)
    Bangalore
  • Nominee of the Dept. of Biotechnology (Nodal Officer for RGCB)

Member Secretary

  • Director
    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Contact

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
+91-471-2529400 | 2347975 | 2348753
+91-471-2348096
webmaster@rgcb.res.in