Society Members

The Society:

The NSD Society has following composition:

    1. The Chairman – to be appointed by the President of India.
    2. Financial Advisor – to be appointed by the Govt. of India.
    3. Two theatre experts, one to be nominated by the Executive Board of the Sangeet Natak Akademi and one by Society of the National School of Drama from amongst a panel of names drawn up by Academic Council of NSD.
    4. One representative of the Ministry of Culture to be nominated by the Govt. of India.
    5. One representative of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Director of Film and T.V. Institute.
    6. Four members nominated by Central Government:
      • a.One Dramatist to be nominated in consultation with the Chairman, Sahitya Akademi and Director, NSD.
      • b.One expert from TV Industry/ Electronic Media to be nominated in consultation with the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
      • c.Two eminent persons in the field of culture to be nominated in consultation with the Chairperson of the Society and the Director of the School.
    7. One representative of the teaching Staff of NSD.
    8. One member from amongst the ex-graduate of the School to be co-opted by the Society members.
    9. Vice-Chairman shall be elected by the Society from amongst it’s members.
    10. Director, National School of Drama will be ex-officio Member-Secretary of the Society.

NSD Society

  1. Shri Ratan Thiyam, Chairman, NSD Society
  2. Dr. Arjun Deo Charan, Vice Chairman
  3. Shri Raghav Chandra, Financial Adviser and Additional Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Government of India
  4. Shri Pankaj Rag, Member, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture,Government of India
  5. Shri D. J. Narain, Member, Director, Film & Television Institute of India
  6. Shri , K. Sanjay Murthy, Joint Secretary (Films), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
  7. Ms. Deepa Chandra, Additional Director General, Doordarshan
  8. Prof. Satish Alekar
  9. Dr. Kamlesh Dutt Tripathi, Member
  10. Shri Bimal Kumar Lath, Member
  11. Ms. Uttra Baokar, Member
  12. Ms. Tripurari Sharma, Staff Representative, Professor NSD
  13. Prof. Waman Kendre, Member Secretary & Director, NSD