Administration & Supportive Groups

Establishment and Personnel
Director’s Secretariat
Computer Maintenance
Estate & Maintenance
Finance & Accounts
HRD-Students Project Registration
Stores & Purchase
Transport & Logistics
Strategic Planning & Management

Establishment and Personnel

E & P section deals with all matter pertaining to Staff members of NIOT. The quality objective of E & P

Providing an effective establishment routine Providing an organized and timely personnel function with a view to cater to the function with a view to cater to the total requirements of its stakeholders.



Name of the staff Designation Email id
MS NeetuJunior Translation Officer 04466783452
Ms Sonitha S SarafJunior Translation Officersonitha@niot.res.in04466783452
Mr SANKARA RAMASUBRAMANIANSenior Administrative Officersankararaman.niot@gov.in04466783307
Ms Anuradha Ram KrishnanASSISTANT MANAGERradha@niot.res.in04466783310
Ms Vatchala KuppuramanSENIOR EXECUTIVEvathsala@niot.res.in04466787458
Mr PRADEEP GOPI PRADEEPMULTI TASKING STAFFpradeep@niot.res.in04466787094

Director’s Secretariat

The Director’s Secretariat is involved in handling mails, public relations, arranging meetings/conferences, housekeeping, guesthouse management etc, apart from the normal secretarial assistance. The other important activity of the Director’s Secretariat is the Management Information System both to the Institute and to the parent department (DOD). As technology cannot substitute for these personal skills, Director’s Secretariat continues to play a key role in NIOT.


Name of the staff  Designation Email id
Dr G A, ramadass.niot@gov.in044-66783303
Mr Guruprasad Rao Sarangapani RaoJunior Executiveguru@niot.res.in04466783304/3303
MR D. RajanTechnician-Grade-Adrajan@niot.res.in04466783305

Computer Maintenance Cell

Computer Maintenance Cell (CMC) maintains Servers, Computers, Network and related peripherals of NIOT. CMC is also in-charge of approving specifications of IT products and responsible for all centralized purchase of computers and related products.


Name of the staff Designation Email id
Dr TATA SUDHAKARGroup Head-OE,OOS SCIENTIST-G tata@niot.res.in044-66783525
Mr RAMASUNDARAM SSCIENTIST-Esundar@niot.res.in04466783536
Mr BOLEM SRINIVASSCIENTIST-Esrinivas.bolem@niot.res.in04466783364
Mr Prabhakaran kalidassSCIENTIST-Dprabhakaran@niot.res.in04466783347
Ms Latha DamodharanSCIENTIFIC OFFICER GRADE IIdlatha@niot.res.in04466783343

Estate & Maintenance

Since the infrastructure at NIOT is supported with electrical, air-conditioning, drainage, water supply, communication system etc., routine maintenance of buildings is to be carried out to support R&D activities on day-to-day basis. The major activities of the maintenance works are as mentioned below.

  • Annual Maintenance contract works.
  • Minor / day-to-day maintenance/development works.
  • Statutory paper works.

The internal and external services and facilities are maintained by contractors on Annual basis. Such AMC services are Housekeeping Maintenance, Horticulture Maintenance, Air-conditioning maintenance, Lift maintenance and Generator Maintenance.


Name of the staff Designation Email
Mr SARAVANAN RAJENDRANSCIENTIST-Fsarvan@niot.res.in04466783352
Mr SELVA KUMAR MADASAMYSCIENTIST-Eselva@niot.res.in04466783320
Mr Meenatchi Sundaram ASCIENTIFIC OFFICER GRADE IImeenatchi@niot.res.in04466783323
MR Elanchezhiyan KrishananTechnician-Grade-A
MR N. AnandTechnician-Grade-A
MR R.MahendranScientific Assistant

Finance & Accounts

F&A is entrusted to plan and utilize the resources for the purpose for which it was sanctioned and ensure timely settlement of claims of stakeholders. F&A has to maintain and submit the accounts and comply statutory issues and filing returns in time.


Name of the staff Designation Email id
Ms Rathikumari RamankuttyASSISTANT MANAGERrathi@niot.res.in04466783313
Ms Vasanthi KrishnaswamiExecutivevasanthi@niot.res.in04466783325
Mr D. MuthurajanTechnician-Grade-A
Ms Vijayalakshmi KarunakaranJUNIOR ASSISTANTkvlakshmi@niot.res.in04466783317
Ms Lavanya NJUNIOR ASSISTANTlavanya@niot.res.in04466783304

Human Resource Development

The functions of the Human Resource Development department includes imparting expertise and knowledge to NIOT staff in diversified disciplines, providing internal and external training programmes for professional development and extra mural lectures.  The department also provides training to students in the field of ocean technology and, co-ordinates students project work.


Name of the staff Designation Email id
Dr. N. Vedachalam / Mr. M. Palaniappan Scientist Incharge / 3381 / 3476

HRD-Students Project Registration
PhD Guidance by NIOT Scientists


NIOT’s Library has stated functioning from the year 1995. The main objective of the Library is to help the technical community in solving technical problems and providing technical information to the scientific community. Library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of books, journals, patents, standards, CD media, handbooks, NHO charts, etc.


Name of the staff Designation Email id
Shri.Dr.Dhilsha Rajapan Scientist-G(Library Incharge) 3394
Shri.K.Stalin Executive(Lib) 3312


The functions of the security section includes

  • men movement
  • material movement
  • vehicle movement
  • protocal duties
  • procedure adopted to select security agency & monitor performance.
  • list of various complaints and action to be taken
  • security cover at niot dettachments


Name of the staff Designation Email id
Shri. A.Gopu Assistant Security Officer 3453

Stores & Purchase

Stores & Purchase (S&P) section is committed to organize procurement of items required for projects of the Institute in time, at competitive rates consistent with requirement, finance available and in a transparent manner.
SNP is further committed for the timely accountability of the items procured, and annual verification of stores & stock in coordination with the concerned groups .


Name of the staff Designation Email id
Shri.S.Krishna Mohan Joint Manager 3322
Shri.S.M.Gopalakrishnaa Co-ordinator Grade-IV 3325
Smt.T.Latha Senior Executive 3328
Ms. G.V. Ahalya Executive 3309
Smt. Vaidehi.L Junior Executive 3327
Smt. Vasanthi.S Executive 3326
Smt.A.S.Vijayalakshmi Senior Executive 3496
Shri.Junaid Ahmed Technician Grade 'B' 3497
Shri S. Sasikumar Technician 3332

Transport & Logistics


The group arranges Taxies and other Vehicles for Field work and official visits. To cater to the Tour and Travel needs of scientists of NIOT, the group also provides assistance to the officers for VISA and overseas medical claim policy.


Transport and Insurance Cell is managed by the following core administrative and support staff with senior scientist as Transport In-charge:
Name of the staff Designation Email id
Shri. M. Sankar Scientist-F(Transport Incharge) 3561
Shri.G. Dandis Anandkumar Technician 3447
Shri.S. Saravanan Technician 3447

Role & Functions of Transport, Logistics, Travel & Insurance cell:
Transport Cell

Arrangement of cars as per the requirement of the staff members for proceeding on official tours.

  • Processing of payments to travels
  • Materials transport to field centers by using Institute vehicles at the time of requirement
  • Maintenance and operation of Institute vehicles, payment of statutory taxes viz., Insurance, Annual Tax, Permit, etc.
  • Maintenance and operations of cranes and forklift as per the requirement of the groups

Air Ticket Booking:

Arranging air tickets for scientists proceeding on tour (Domestic/International) including visa. OMP and settlement of bills thereof.

Insurance Cell:

  • Corporate Group Mediclaim Policy of staff members and settlement of claims
  • Group Personal Accident Policy (inclusion / deletion) including timely renewal.
  • Coordinating overall insurance activities in NIOT

Strategic Planning & Management


Strategic Planning & Management (SP&M) was established to plan and monitor all projects in NIOT. The group co-ordinates and assists the Director to monitor each project and provide information to take constructive decisions for effective execution of the projects and also collects data and prepares reports as and when required by the Director.


Name of the staff Designation Email id
Dr.Vijaya Ravichandran Scientist-G 3464
Mr.K.Mullaivendhan Scientist-E 3564
Mrs.L.Jenitha Juliet Junior Assistant 3526