Management

The Vice-Chancellor of Osmania University is the Chairman of the Southern Regional Centre.  He broadly supervises the Centre’s administration and programmes.

For advising the Chairman of the Centre in the Planning and Development of its programmes, the ICSSR-SRC constitutes, in consultation with the Chairman, an Advisory Committee consisting of representatives of the Social Science Departments of the Universities and Research institutions in the four Southern States.  The tenure of the advisory committee is two years.  It meets at least once a year to review the work of the Centre during the preceding year and recommends programmes to be developed during the ensuing year.

The Director of the Southern Regional Centre shall the Chief Executive Officer of the Southern Regional Centre.

His/her powers, duties and responsibilities shall be as defined in the Byelaws. He/she shall function under the broad directions and guidance of the Advisory Committee of the Southern Regional Centre.

He/she shall be responsible for the administration of the affairs of the Southern Regional Centre subject to the directives and guidance of the Advisory Committee.

He/she shall also represent the Southern Regional Centre in business and legal transactions; shall receive on behalf of the Southern Regional Centre and disburse all funds of the Southern Regional Centre and shall sign all necessary documents on behalf of the Centre subject to the rules and directions of the Advisory Committee.

All law suits instituted by or on behalf of the Southern Regional Centre shall be instituted in the name of the Director and in all such cases brought against the Southern Regional Centre, the Director shall represent the Southern Regional Centre.