The Society of the Institute has a President, who is the Minister for Science & Technology, Government of India, or his nominee (who shall be an eminent scientist relevant to the mission of the Institute). The Secretary; Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser and the Adviser overseeing the programme of NIAB, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India; Secretary, Health & Family Welfare; and Secretary, Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal; Eminent scientists and clinicians; and, Director of NIAB (Member-Secretary of the Society) are members of the Society.
The Institute has a Governing body. The Secretary, DBT, is the Ex-officio Chairman of the Governing Body. The Governing Body comprises scientists and science-administrations of eminence. The Director of the institute is the Member-Secretary of the Governing Body.
Scientific Advisory Committee
The Scientific Advisory Committee, constituted by the Governing Body, formulates the scientific programmes of the institute, review & monitoring the programmes and advise on policy matters relating to research & translational service. Please refer Annexure B below for list of members of Scientific Advisory Committee.