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The Governing Body

The members of the Governing Body shall be nominated by the Government from time to time. All the properties movable and immovable of the Institute is vested with the Governing Body.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall perform all such acts and duties and exercise powers as authorised or delegated by the Governing Body. The Executive Committee of Governing Body of NCRMI with the following members:


Presently, Sri. Anil K.R is the Director of the Institute.  He has been active in the field of teaching and research in Geotextile Development for the past 15 years and he had a distinguished career as a technologist and as an administrator in the segment of coir

State Level R&D Advisory Committee

Government have constituted State Level R&D Advisory Committee to advice, evaluate, guide, select and ensure proper implementation of specific R&D projects by NCRMI for improving the Coir processing machinery, increasing productivity and for production of diversified coir products with high value addition. The committee consists of 9 members from government and its departments.

The State Level R&D Committee has the following powers and duties and is to perform the following functions:


To publish and/or to finance the publication of studies, thesis, books, periodicals, reports and other literature, and to sell or arrange for the sale of them, as it may deem fit, from time to time.


To appoint if it deems fit delegates to represent the Institute in Conferences in India and abroad without violation of the existing Government norms.


To arrange for the documentation of such materials relating to studies, projects etc., mentioned above as may be needed for the Institute.


To utilize the services of experts for any special work/or scheme, if need arises and to incur expenditure in connection with the same subject to ratification of Governing Body.

The Committee also have the responsibility for the total technical support for the identification to conclusion of all projects to be implemented under Geotextiles Development Programme.

The important functions of the State Level R&D Advisory in connection with Coir Geotextile Development Programme will be as follows:


Selection of projects within the State and outside in association with the implementing agencies, NGO’s, exporters, national level development agencies etc.


The selection of projects will be based on the criteria including the technical aspects, demonstration, potential of application, potential costs etc. of the projects.


Identification of the appropriate technical experts from among the State Level R&D Advisory committee for the guidance, monitoring, technical supervision and validation of the project. This small group of technical experts along with the Managing Director of concerned implementing agencies and technical member from NCRMI will form the Sub-committees for the project.


Monitoring and Technical validation of the projects undertaken under Geotextiles Development Programme.

The monitoring and technical validation of the projects undertaken by Geotextiles Development Programme are being carried out by the State Level R&D Advisory Committee through Sub-Committees in the form of reports.


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