Section 15 in The Indian Council of World Affairs Act, 2001
Title: Staff of Council.
Description: 1[(1) There shall be a Director-General of the Council who shall, before a Council is constituted under sub-section (2) of section 7, be appointed by the Council constituted under sub-section (1) of that section and thereafter during the tenure of a Council constituted under sub-section (2) of section 7, by that Council. (1A) Every appointment of the Director-General under sub-section (1) shall be made from a panel of at least two names recommended by the Government of India in the Ministry of External Affairs. (1B) The Director-General shall be the chief executive officer of the Council. (1C) The Director-General shall be at least equivalent to the rank of Additional Secretary to the Government of India and shall have a tenure not exceeding three years. (2) The Director-General shall act as ex officio Member-Secretary to the Council, its Governing Body and other bodies and Committees thereof.] (3) The Director-General shall exercise such powers and discharge such functions as may be prescribed by regulations or as may be delegated to him by the Council or the President or the Governing Body or the Chairperson. (4) The Financial Advisor of the Ministry of External Affairs shall be the Financial Advisor of the Council. (5) Subject to such rules as may be made in this behalf, the Council may appoint such number of other officers and employees as may be necessary for the exercise of its powers and efficient discharge of its functions and may determine the designations an grades of such other officers and employees. (6) Subject to such rules as may be made in this behalf, the Director-General and other officers and employees of the Council shall be entitled to such salary and allowances and shall be governed by such conditions of service in respect of leave, pension gratuity, provident fund and other matters, as may be prescribed by regulations made in this behalf. 1. Subs. by Act 5 of 2004, s. 3, for sub-sections (1) and (2) (w.e.f. 7-1-2004).