The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

The Director is assisted in the execution and implementation of various programmes by four School Heads, Senior Administrative Officer, and Finance and Accounts Officer. The Institute is organized into four functional schools, viz. Drought Stresses School, Atmospheric Stresses School, Edaphic Stresses School, Policy Support School.  The Administration and Finance Sections of the Academy provide the needed support. The Institute Management Committee (IMC) guides and supports the Director by periodic review of programmes and approval of investments in new areas of research and education, training programmes, workshops and seminars. The Research Advisory Committee (RAC) provides broad guidelines and assists in developing and implementing specific research programmes and projects.

The organogram of the Institute, provided in section (i) on “The particulars of organization, functions, and duties of the NIASM” indicates the channels of supervision.