Shri. A. K. Balan, Honorable Minister for the welfare of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and other Backward Communities, Kerala, Chairman Governing Council. Prof. N . R. Madhava Menon, Formerly Director, National Law School, Bangalore and Director, MILAT, Thiruvananthapuram. Dr. Rajan Gurukkal P. M., Professor, Centre for Contemporary Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Dr. P. K. Michael Tharakan, Former Vice Chancellor, Kannur Unversity. Dr. K. V. Kunhikrishnan, Chairman, Executive Committee, CREST. Dr. A R Vasavi, Social Anthropologist, Bangalore. Dr. Sanal Mohan, Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, M.G.University, Kottayam. Shri. K. K. Gangadharan, Formerly Director –in- Charge, Dept. of Agriculture, Thiruvananthapuram. Shri. T. P. Sreenivasan, Vice Chairman, Kerala State Higher Education Council, Thiruvananthapuram. Er. K. P. Abdu Rahman, Managing Director, MCMS, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr. R. Radhakrishna Pillai, Professor & Dean (Administration), Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. Dr. Carol Upadhya, Professor, National Institute of Advanced Study, Bangalore Dr. Suresh Das, Executive Vice President, Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment, Thiruvananthapuram. Dr. Asha Kishore, Director, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology Thiruvananthapuram. Principal Secretary, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Development Department , Government of Kerala. Principal Secretary, Finance Department, Government of Kerala. Director , Scheduled Castes Development Department. Director, Scheduled Tribe Development Department. Shri. Vinodkumar Jayanandan, President, Alumni Association, CREST. Shri. T. Y. Vinod Krishnan, Associate Programme Coordinator, CREST. Prof. D. D. Nampoothiri, Executive Director, CREST.