Institute Ethics Committee


I. Dates of IEC meetings Last date for Proposal submission  

Jan 14, 2020 (Tue)

Dec 24, 2019


Mar 11, 2020 (Wed)

Feb 18, 2020


May 12, 2020 (Tue)

Apr 21, 2020


Jul 8, 2020 (Wed)

Jun 17, 2020


Sep 8, 2020 (Tue)

Aug 18, 2020


Nov 10, 2020 (Tue)

Oct 20, 2020

II. Submission of proposals for IEC review
 Faculty members are requested to submit their proposals for IEC review only to iec[at]
  The proposal should be submitted only as a single consolidated pdf with all supporting documents in the following order of relevance:
  • Proposal for IEC review (Refer section III)
  • Signed Undertaking by the PI
  • Informed Consent Form (ICF) in English and vernacular languages (RefersectionIV)
  • Questionnaire / Feedback Form, if any, in English and vernacular languages
  • Supporting documents, if any
  • CV of PI & CoPI
III. Templates for Proposal Submission
IV. Templates for Informed Consent Form
  Note: The following information is to be included in the relevant section of the ICF:
  Contact details of the PI and IEC Member Secretary* should be mentioned in the ICF, so that they may be contacted in case of any doubt/anxiety.
  IEC Member Secretary (ex-officio) - Dr. Sreelekha P Gopinathan; Contact details 022-2576-5950, Mon-Fri, 10 AM - 4 PM
V. Institute Ethics Committee (IEC) Composition

          As approved by the Director, the current IEC constitutes the following members:


  • Chairperson - Dr. Renuka Munshi, Associate Professor & Head in-charge, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, TN Medical College & BYL Nair Hospital

  • Medico Legal Expert - Dr. Subodh Sirur, Dermatologist, Wockhardt Hospital


  • Medico Legal Expert - Dr. Pradnya Talwadekar, Country Coordinator for India Association Children Palliative Care Project


  • Clinician (ex-officio) - Dr. Nisha Shah, CMO, IITB


  • Clinician - Dr. Radhika Sharma, Visiting Psychiatrist, IITB Hospital


  • Clinician - Dr. Milind Gurjar, Visiting Physician, IITB Hospital



  • Basic Scientist - Prof. Santosh Noronha - Faculty at ChE, IITB


  • Basic Scientist - Dr. Nishigandha Naik - Director, Haffkine Institute for Training, Research and Testing


  • Social Scientist - Prof. Rowena Robinson - Faculty at HSS, IITB



  • Social Scientist - Prof. Ranjan Panda- Faculty at HSS, IITB


  • Community Representative - Ms. Manisha Naikdalal


  • Community Representative - Ms. K. Girija


  • Safety Officer (ex-officio) - Mr. K. V. Sajith, IITB

  • Member Secretary (ex-officio) - Dr. Sreelekha P Gopinathan, Technical Officer, IRCC
VII. For any assistance, contact:
  Member Secretary - Dr. Sreelekha P Gopinathan, Technical Officer, IRCC 
Tel: 5950; Email: iec[at]