The affairs of the Institute are managed by the Executive Council (EC). The Chief Executive Officer, NITI Aayog, Government of India functions as the Chairperson of the EC, which further consists of two members from the Central Government representing NITI Aayog and Departments of Expenditure (Ministry of Finance), three members representing NILERD General Council including one from the NILERD Faculty, besides the Director-General of the Institute. The EC is vested with powers in respect of all matters connected with the Institute and meets as often as necessary and at least twice each year
Chairperson - CEO of NITI Aayog (ex-officio)
One representative each of:
Joint Secretary/Adviser, NITI Aayog as the Administrative Vertical w.r.t NILERD
An Officer from NITI Aayog dealing with Labour and Skill Development or any other officer nominated by CEO, NITI Aayog.
Director (Finance), NITI Aayog.
Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure)
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Not more than three members of the General Council of whom one shall be from the Faculty of the Institute nominated on the General Council. The representatives of Ministry of Labour and Ministry of External Affairs will be included.