The Science and Engineering Research Board Act, 2008
5. Oversight Committee of Experts. –
1. Subject to the rules made in this behalf, the Board shall constitute an Oversight Committee of Experts consisting of experts, eminent scientists and academics to advise and assist the Board.
2. The Oversight Committee shall consist of the following persons, namely:-
i. a scientist of eminence and international repute- Chairperson;
ii. Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Science and Technology, ex officio-Vice-Chairperson;
iii. Presidents of Indian National Science Academy, Indian Academy of Sciences and Indian National Academy of Engineering, ex officio-Members;
iv. not more than three members to be appointed by the Central Government from amongst distinguished experts in different areas of science and technology; and
v. Secretary to the Board, ex officio-Member.