Governing Council

Former National Fellow, 
Indian Council of Social Science Research

Prof. Promode Kumar Misra

Patron

Social and Cultural Anthropologist
Former, Chairperson, Department of Anthropology
Panjab University, Chandigarh

Prof. Shalina Mehta

Senior Vice-President

Chairperson, Academic and Expansion Standing Committee - AESCVice-chancellor, University of Delhi
And Former Chair, Department of Anthropology
University of Delhi

Prof. P.C. Joshi

Ex Officio Vice President

Chairperson, – RDSC

Advisor Mudra Institute of Communications (MICA), Ahmedabad

Prof. Arbind Sinha

Ex-Officio Vice President

President, Zonal Committee, North Zone

Chair, Department of Anthropology
University of Delhi

Prof. M. P. Sachdeva

Ex Officio Vice President

President, Zonal Committee, West-Central Zone

Professor of Anthropology
Dean, School of Applied Science
Professor In-Charge, Centre for Studies on Indigenous Knowledge
Hari Singh Gour Viswavidyalaya (Central University)

Prof. K. K. N. Sharma

Ex Officio Vice President

Secretary, Zonal Committee, North-East Zone

Professor of Biological Anthropology

Prof. B.T. Langstieh

Ex Officio Joint Secretary - North East Zone

Secretary, Zonal Committee, South Zone

Chairman, Department of Anthropology
University of Mysore

Prof. M.R. Gangadhar

Ex Officio, Joint Secretary - South Zone

Former Emeritus Professor 
Former Head, Department of Anthropology
Allahabad University 
Editor, The Oriental Anthropologist

Prof. Vijoy S Sahay

Honorary Member

Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University

Prof. Sabita Acharya

Honorary Member

Former Chairperson, Dep. of Anthropology, Pune University 
Founder Director of Inter-disciplinary School of Health Sciences, Pune University

Prof. R.K. Mutatkar

Patron

Former Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences
Former Chairperson, Department of Anthropology
Kannur University

Prof. S. Gregory

Member Secretary

Chairperson, Advocacy and Career Standing Committee - ACSC

Director and Special Secretary
SCSTRTI & Odisha State Tribal Museum, Govt. of Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Govt of Odisha

Prof. A. B. Ota, IAS (Rtd)

Ex Officio Vice President

Chairperson, - Repository and Publication Standing Committee – RPSC

Professor and Founder HOD, Anthropology 
Rajiv Gandhi University Arunachal Pradesh

Prof. Sarit K. Chaudhuri

Ex Officio Vice President

President, Zonal Committee, North-East Zone

Professor of Physical Anthropology Manipur University,  Canchipur

Prof. Soibam J Singh

Ex Officio Vice President

President, Zonal Committee, South Zone

Professor of Anthropology
Former Head, Syndicate Member, University of Madras

Prof. S. Sumathi Rajesh

Ex Officio Vice President

Secretary, Zonal Committee, East Zone

Department of Anthropology, 
Vidyasagar University, Midnapore

Prof. Dipak K. Midya

Ex Officio Joint Secretary - East Zone

Chairperson, School of Anthropology, GMU, Sambalpur

Dr. Nibedita Nath

Joint Secretary - General

Former Chairperson, Department of Studies in Anthropology University of Mysore

Prof. Hillemane Krishna Bhat

Honorary Member

Formerly Vice-Chancellor, 
Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar 
ICSSR Senior Fellow

Prof. Kamal. K. Misra

Honorary Member

Vice Chancellor, KISS Deemed to be University
Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Prof. Deepak Kumar Behera

General President

Chairperson, Department of Anthropology
BJB Autonomous College

Dr. Itishree Padhi

Treasurer

Chairperson, Research and Engagement Standing Committee - RESC

Anthropologist & CEO 
The Rural Environmental Enterprises Development Society [The REEDS]

Dr. Rajni Lamba

Ex Officio Vice President

Chairperson, Repertoire and Website Standing Committee – RWSC

Assistant Professor and Coordinator
Centre for Bio Cultural Studies(CBiCS)
Directorate of Research
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
Udupi-Karnataka

Dr. Praveen Hoogar

Ex Officio Vice President

President, Zonal Committee, East Zone

Former Chairperson, School of Studies in Anthropology
Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University (PRSU), Raipur

Prof. Mitashree Mitra

Ex Officio Vice President

Secretary, Zonal Committee, North Zone

Chairperson, Department of Anthropology
Panjab University, Chandigarh

Dr. Maninder Kaur

Ex Officio, Joint Secretary - North Zone

Secretary, Zonal Committee, West-Central Zone

Senior Professor of Anthropology	
Dean of Faculty of Humanities, 
Savitribai Phule Pune University

Prof. Anjali Kurane

Ex Officio Joint Secretary - West Central Zone

Former Chairperson, Dept of Anthropology
Sri Venkateshwara University

Prof. Alahari P Aparao

Honorary Member

Vice Chancellor 
Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo University 
(Formerly North Odisha University)

Prof. Kishor K. Basa

Honorary Member