The research policies and programmes of CWRDM are monitored and reviewed by the Research Council. The Chairman and Members of the Research Council are as follows:

Chairman     : Prof. M.S. Mohan Kumar, Professor (Retd.), IISc Bangalore

Member        : Dr. P. Nandakumaran, Chairman, CGWB, New Delhi

Member        : Prof. Lakshman Nandagiri, Professor, Water Resourced Engineering, NIT Suratkal 

Member        : Prof. L. Elango, Professor (Retd.), Department of Geology, Anna University, Chennai

Member        : Chief Engineer, Irrigation and Administration, Water Resources Department, Government of Kerala, Public Office Building, Trivandrum - 695 033

Member        : Dr. C. T. Aravindakumar, Professor, School of Environmental Sciences (formerly with School of Chemical Sciences), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam - 686 560

Member and 
(Ex-officio)   :
Executive Director, CWRDM


The Management Committee of CWRDM has the responsibility to administer and manage the affairs and environs of CWRDM, to approve the annual budget of the Centre, to monitor the progress of the R&D and other activities of the Centre. The Chairman and Members of the Management Committee are as follows:

Chairman : Executive Director, CWRDM

Member    : Dr. S Pradeep Kumar, Member Secretary, KSCSTE, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom (PO), Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004

Member    : Director, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi (P.O), Thrissur - 680653  

Member    : Controller of Administration, KSCSTE

Member    :  Additional Secretary, S & T Department, Government of Kerala

Member    : Dr. Celine George, Senior Principal Scientist, CWRDM

Convener : Registrar, CWRDM