Designed Environment Academy & Research Institute (DEAR INSTITUTE) is governed by the Governing Council (GC) which deals with policy & philosophy of DEARi in concurrence with objects of NEED TRUST, future academic plans & research activities, decisions on documentation & publication along with clear-cut direction for implementation and overall monitoring of all activities of DEARi.

The Governing Council consists of following Members/Experts:

The Governing Council shall meet generally twice a year and as and when required by the Chairman of DEARi on emergency. It delegates its powers & duties to various Boards & Committees constituted for specific purposes from time to time as necessary and also to meet the requirements of concerned Statutory Bodies.