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A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees - Open to Public

The research monitoring is done by the RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE (RAC) & RESEARCH COUNCIL (RC) in this Institute and it is not open to public. However the minutes of these meetings are accessible to public. There are few other Committees which are mainly related with office administration.
a) RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE (RAC): To review the progress of on-going projects, technologies under trial/ demonstration/ commercialization, training, new project under formulation etc. and to suggest guidelines in priority areas. The Committee has been constituted under the Chairmanship of an external expert. The Committee meets once in 6 months. The present Committee was constituted in 2014 for a period of 3 years.
No. Name Designation Address
1. Prof. K. Narayana Gowda,
Former Vice Chancellor
Chairman University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore-560 065
2. Dr. K.S. Anil Kumar
Principal Scientist
Member Soil Science Discipline, NBSS & LUP, P.B.No.2487,
Hebbal, Agricultural Farm, P.O., Bangalore – 560 024
3. Dr. K. Siddeswaran
Professor (Retd.)
Member Dept. of Agronomy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural
University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu-641 003
4. Dr. Kantipudi Nirmal Babu
Project Co-ordinator
Member AICRPS, Indian Institute of Spices Research,
Kozhikode (Calicut) – 673012, Kerala
5. Dr. S. Shivashankar,
Principal Scientist & Head
Member Division of Plant Physiology & Biochemistry, IIHR,
Hassaraghatta Lake Post, Bangalore – 560 089
6. Dr. K.P. Chinnaswamy,
Professor & Head
Member Dept. of Sericulture, University of Agricultural Sciences,
GKVK, Bangalore
7. Dr. H.K. Basavaraja
Scientist-E (Retd.)
Member Central Silk Board, Door No. 263, 9th Cross, II Stage,
Srirampura, Mysore- 570023
8. Dr. A.N. Shylesha
Principle Scientist
Member Division of Insect Systematics, National Bureau of Agriculturally
Important Insects, P.B. No.: 2491, H.A. Farm Post, Bellary Road, Bangalore – 560 024
9. Prof. M. Anathachar,
Professor and Head
Member Dept. of Farm Machinery and Power Engineering, College of Agricultural Engineering, University of Agricultural Sciences,
P.O. No. 329, Rauchur-584102
10. Commissioner of Sericulture, 
Govt. of Karnataka
Member 5th Floor, M. S. Building, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi,
Bengaluru - 560 001, Karnataka
11. Commissioner of Sericulture,
Govt. of Tamilnadu
Member Post Box No.90, Foulke’s Compound, Analmedu,
Salem- 636 001, Tamil Nadu
12. Commissioner of Sericulture,
Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
Member Road No. 72, Prashasan Nagar, Adjacent to Water Tank,
Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad – 5000 033, Andhra Pradesh.
13. Director of Sericulture,
Govt. of Maharastra
Member New Administrative Building, No.2, B-Wing, Civil Lane, VI Floor,
Nagpur – 440 010. Maharashtra
14. The Commissioner,
Govt. of Kerala
Member Commissionerate of Rural Development, LMS Compound,
Vikas Bhavan, P.O., Thiruvananthapuram-695 033, Kerala
15. The Commissioner,
Govt. of Madhaya Pradesh
Member Directorate of Sericulture, Lower Basement,
Satpura Bhavan, Bhopal – 461 004
16. Director, Central Silk Board Member P.B. No. 6825, CSB Complex, BTM Layout,Hosur Road, Madivala,
Bangalore-560 068.
17. Director, CSTRI Member Ist Floor, CSB Complex, BTM Layout,Hosur Road, Madivala,
Bangalore-560 068.
18. Director, NSSO Member IVth Floor, CSB Complex, BTM Layout,Hosur Road, Madivala,
Bangalore-560 068.
19. Director, CSGRC Member Central Silk Board, P.B. No.44, Thally Road, Hosur 635 109,
Tamil Nadu.
20. Director, SBRL Member CSB Campus, Sarjapur Road, Carmelram (Post), Kodathi,
Bangalore-560 035.
21. Director, KSSRDI Member Thalaghattapura, Bangalore - 560 062.
22. Director, APSSRDI Member Kirikera, Hindupur - 515 211, Andhra Pradesh.
23. Director, CSR&TI Member-Convenor Manandawadi Road, Srirampura, Mysore-570008.
Note: The Scientists and Head of Sub-units of CSRTI will be invitees.

b) OTHER COMMITTEES:  The following committees constituted with in-house Chairperson & members mainly for smooth office administration.

Research Council
Director Chairperson
DCs, SED, Moriculture & Sericulture  Members
DCs,  Extension & Training Members
DC-PMCE  & Scientists Invitees
Head of sub-units Invitees
Purchase Scrutiny Committee
Dr. M. Balavenkatasubbaiah, Scientist-D Chairperson
Dr. Vineet Kumar, Scientist-D Member
Dr. V. Grish Naik, Scientist-D Member
Sh. Mohan, AD(A&A) Member
Sh. H.K. Rama Rao, AD(A&A) Member
NO. NAME & Designation   Division / sECTION
1. Director, CSRTI, Mysore Chairman, OLIC  
2. Dr. Satish Verma, Scientist-E Member Sericulture Engg.
3. Dr. Mary Josepha Sherry,Scientist-D Member Silkworm Crop Protection
4. Dr. K. Rajasekhar, Scientist-D Member Training Division
5. Dr. S.B. Nagaraja,  Scientist-D Member SEEM Division
6. Dr. J.B. Narendra Kumar, Scientist-D Member PML
7. Dr. T. Mogili, Scientist-D Member Host Plant Improvement
8. Dr. Vineet Kumar,  Scientist-D Member PMCE
9. Dr. V. K. Yadav,  Scientist-C Member Host Plant Production
10. Dr.G.S. Aruna Kumar, Scientist -B Member Molecular Biology
11. Dr.Y. Thiruppataiah, Scientist-B Member Silkwom Production
12. Sh. V. Ganesan, DD(C) Member Computer Cenre
13. Sh. B.Y. Talwar, LIO Member Library
14. Sri Dheeraj Kumar, DD(F) Member Accounts Section
15. Smt. B. Giijamma, AD(A & A) Member Accounts Section
16. Sh. Mohan, AD(A & A) Member  Accounts Section
17. Sh. H.K. Rama Rao, AD(A &A) Member Store Section
18. Sh. B.S. Vishwanath, AD(A &A) Member Establishment
19. Ms. Joycy Rani,  Scientist-B Member SEEM
20. Dr. Tanmay Sarkar, Scientist-B Member Host Plant Improvement
21. Smt. Sachi. k Member Convener Hindi Section



The research monitoring at RSRSs level is done by the REGIONAL RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE (RRAC). This Committee under the Chairmanship of Concerned DOS will guide, monitor and evaluate the research and extension work of RSRSs as also extension units. The meeting is conducted once in 6 months. The present Committee was constituted in November, 2007 for a period of 3 years. There are few other committees like purchase review, quarters allottment, maintenance, library, etc. which are mainly related with office administration of respective RSRS.


Sh. B.S. Vishwanath, AD(A &A