The GRSC should comprise at least three members appointed by the SMC/IMC, including
* The SMC/IMCs of DSS schools are encouraged to enlist an independent member to serve on the GRSC to offer independent views on school policies and procedures. The independent manager of the SMC/IMC is also regarded as an independent member.
The Chairperson of the GRSC may either be elected among committee members or selected by the SMC/IMC subject to the school-based arrangement. Appointment of the Chairperson and members should be endorsed by the SMC/IMC with proper documentation.
To maintain the independence and credibility of the GRSC, members serve the GRSC on a voluntary and non-remunerated basis. For avoiding conflict of interests, parents of students studying in the school should not be invited as a member of the sub-committee and all the members should not be among the paid staff of the school.