An Autonomous R&D Centre for
Environmental Education,
Research and Sustainable
Natural Resource Management

Governing body


Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, F.R.S.

Chairman, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai



Dr. G. Madhavan Nair

Former Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)


Vice President:

Prof. (Dr.) C. Kameswara Rao

Former Professor and Head, Department of Botany, Bangalore University, Bangalore


Director & Ex-Officio Secretary:

Prof. Dr. G. Achuthan Nair

Former Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Benghazi, Libya



Prof. (Dr.) K. Ravi

Former Advisor to the Govt. of Kerala (Sustainable Development);  Former Environmental Policy Consultant to the Commonwealth Secretariat, London


Rev. Dr. Abraham Mulamoottil

Founder & Former Principal, Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies Tiruvalla (MACFAST), Tiruvalla, Kerala


Prof. Dr. Kanayathu C. Koshy

Formerly Professor of Sustainability and Academic Advisor, Centre for Global Sustainability Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang


Dr. P.S. Easa

Former Director-in-Charge, Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Peechi, Thrissur


S. Mohankumar

Former Specialist, Land Use Board, Govt. of Kerala; Former Director, Kerala State Remote Sensing Centre, Thiruvananthapuram


Prof. Dr. P. Sreedevi

Former Professor and Head, Department of Botany,M.G. College, Thiruvananthapuram