Organisation

 

GOVERNING BODY

a) K-DISC shall be governed by its Governing Body (GB) consisting of,

1. Chief Minister of Kerala -Chairperson.
2. Minister for Industries
3. Minister for Finance
4. Minister for Agriculture
5. Minister for Higher Education
6. Minister for Labour
7. Vice Chairperson, Kerala State Planning Board
8. Vice Chancellor, Kerala University of Digital Sciences, Innovation and Technology
9. Vice Chancellor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
10. Vice Chancellor, Kerala University of Health Sciences
11. Vice Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University
12. Vice Chancellor, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Science University
13. Vice Chancellor, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Science
14. Vice Chancellor, Cochin University of Science and Technology
15. Secretary, Planning and Economic Affairs
16. Secretary, Finance
17. Chief Executive Officer, ASAP Kerala
18. Chief Executive Officer, Kerala Start-up Mission
19. Chief Executive Officer, ICT Academy of Kerala
20. Chief Executive Officer, Trivandrum Engineering Science and Technology   Research Park
21. Chief Executive Officer, Bio 360-Life Sciences Park
22. Chief Executive Officer, Kerala State Information Technology Infrastructure Limited.
23. Managing Director, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation Limited
24. Director General, Kerala Institute of Local Administration
25. Chief Executive Officer, Technopark
26. Executive Vice Chairperson, K-DISC
27. Member Secretary, K-DISC
28. Executive Director, Planning Competency Development and Innovation Systems
29. Seven experts of International/National eminence shall be appointed for a period of five years by Government as independent members in the following areas but not restricted to
i.    Nano science
ii.   Genomics and genetics
iii.  Data Sciences
iv.  Deep learning
v.   Machine learning
vi.  Artificial Intelligence
vii. Robotics
viii. IoT (Internet of Things)
ix.  Machine vision
x.   Renewable Energy
xi.  Smart, Moderate and Composite materials
xii.  Innovation Systems
xiii. Digital Transformation
xiv. Climate-change and Global warming
xv.  Social Enterprises
xvi. Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

(a) K-DISC shall have an Executive Committee with the following composition:


i.    Minister for Industries
ii.   Minister for Finance
iii.  Minister for Agriculture
iv.  Minister for Higher Education
v.   Minister for Labour
vi.  Executive Vice Chairperson of K-DISC
vii. Member Secretary, K-DISC
viii. Vice Chancellor, Kerala University of Digital Sciences, Innovation and Technology
ix.  Finance Secretary or his nominee not below the rank of Secretary
x.   Secretary, Planning or Economic Affairs or his/her nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary
xi.  Three among the eminent experts in the Governing Council nominated by the Government as independent members for a period of five years.
xii.  Executive Director (Planning Competency Development and Innovation Systems)
(b) Government may nominate one of the Ministers above as the chairperson of the Executive Committee for such tenure as it deems fit.

 

DISTRICT INNOVATION COUNCIL

The District Innovation Council shall consist of the following members:

a.    District Panchayat President (Chairperson).
b.    Members nominated by K-DISC
c.    Registrars of Universities within the District nominated by K-DISC.
d.    Representative of Lead Bank nominated by K-DISC.
e.    Chief Executive Officer of Industrial Parks or Technoparks within the District nominated by K-DISC.
f.    Representative of Medium Small and Micro Enterprises association nominated by K-DISC.
g.    Representative of Start-up Mission Incubation Centre in the District nominated by K-DISC.
h.    District Collector (Secretary).

 

COMMITTEES OF K-DISC

K-DISC shall have the following Committees for management of various activities of K-DISC level.

a) Human Resource Management and competency Development Committee:-

The following shall constitute a talent scouting committee for Human Resource Management and Competency Development which will recommend scouting of talents like consultants and senior positions in K-DISC.
i.    Member Secretary,
ii.   Vice Chancellor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
iii.  Vice Chancellor, Digital University of Kerala
iv.  Executive Director (Planning, Competency Development and Innovation Systems),
v.   Senior Administrative Officer, and
vi.  One of the independent members nominated by the Executive Committee.

   b) Procurement Committee:-

 i.    The following shall constitute the procurement committee which shall approve procurement of products and services required by K-DISC.
1.    Member Secretary
2.    Finance Secretary, Government of Kerala or his nominee not below the rank of Secretary
3.    Executive Director (Innovation Technologies)
4.    Executive Director (Management Services)
5.    Senior Finance Officer
6.    One of the independent members nominated by the Executive Committee.

ii.    The procurement shall follow the store purchase manual of the Government of Kerala. The General Financial Rules of Government of India shall be followed for components not covered under the store purchase manual.


    c) Risk Management Committee:

i.    The following shall constitute the Risk Management Committee which shall specifically examine innovate projects which involve high risk. The Committee shall devise strategies for involving Risk Management in the entire innovation cycle of
K-DISC and monitor Risk Management effectiveness:-

1. Executive Vice Chairperson
2. Member Secretary
3. Chief Executive Officer, Start-up Mission
4. Executive Director (Planning Competency Development and Innovation Systems)
5. One of the independent members nominated by the Executive Committee for a period of five years.

  d) Internal Audit Committee:-

   The following shall constitute the Internal Audit Committee which shall be put in place systems of internal audit.
   1. Executive Director (Management Services)
   2. Senior Finance Officer
   3. Finance Manager
   4.  Procurement Manager
   5. One of the Programme managers on rotation.

 

 

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