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Right to Information Act

The Right to Information Act 2005 came into force for its enactment from 12 October 2005 to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority in India. Under the act we are committed to provide following information on this website to every citizen of India.

Self appraisal report by Public Authority

In terms of provisions of Section 4(1)(b) of the Act, the following are required to be published:

1.0 Organisation and Function Year (2020-21)

1.1.1

Name and address of the Organization

1.1.2

Head of the organization

1.1.3

Vision, Mission and Key objectives

1.1.4

Function and duties

1.1.5

Organization Chart

1.1.6

Any other details-the genesis, inception, formation of the department and the HoDs from time to time as well as the committees/ Commissions constituted from time to time have been dealt

1.2.1

Powers and duties of officers (administrative, financial and judicial)

1.2.2

Power and duties of other employees

1.2.3

Rules/ orders under which powers and duty are derived and

1.2.4

Exercised

1.2.5

Work allocation

1.3.1

Process of decision making Identify key decision making points

1.3.2

Final decision making authority

1.3.3

Related provisions, acts, rules etc.

1.3.4

Time limit for taking a decisions, if any

1.3.5

Channel of supervision and accountability

1.4.1

Nature of functions/ services offered

1.4.2

Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery

1.4.3

Process by which these services can be accessed

1.4.4

Time-limit for achieving the targets

1.4.5

Process of redress of grievances

1.5.1

Title and nature of the record/ manual/instruction.

1.5.2

List of Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records

1.5.3

Acts/ Rules manuals etc.

1.5.4

Transfer policy and transfer orders

1.6.1

Categories of documents

1.6.2

Custodian of documents/categories

Group Directors & Division Heads of each group is custodian of the documents pertaining to the corresponding group.
Administrative Officer is custodian of the documents pertaining to Establishment and Personnel.
Respective Section Heads are custodians of the documents pertaining to Stores and Purchase (S&P) and Finance and Accounts (F&A).

1.7.1

Name of Boards, Council, Committee etc.

1.7.2

Composition

1.7.3

Dates from which constituted

1.7.4

Term/ Tenure

1.7.5

Powers and functions

1.7.6

Whether their meetings are open to the public?

1.7.7

Whether the minutes of the meetings are open to the public?

1.7.8

Place where the minutes if open to the public are available?

1.8.1

Name and designation

1.8.2

Telephone, Fax and E-mail

1.9.1

List of employees with Gross monthly remuneration

1.9.2

System of compensation as provided in its regulations

1.10.1

Name and designation of the public information officer (PIO), Assistant Public Information officer (APIO) & Appellate Authority

1.10.2

Address, telephone numbers and email ID of each designated official.

1.11.1

No. of employees against whom disciplinary action has been (i) Pending for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings

NIL

1.11.2

(ii) Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings

NIL

1.12.1

Educational programmes

1.12.2

Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmes

1.12.3

Training of CPIO/APIO

Shri. E. Pattabhi RamaRao, CPIO participated in the workshop on Right to Information for PIOs organized by Institute of Secretarait Training and Maganerment Delhi during 7-9 May, 2018. CPIO has encouraged to attend such trainings in future.

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1.12.4

Update & publish guidelines on RTI by the Public Authorities concerned

1.13.1

Transfer Policy And Transfer Orders[F No. 1/6/2011- IR Dt. 15.4.2013]


2.0 Budget and Programme Year (2020-21)

2.1.1

Total Budget for the public authority

2.1.2

Budget for each agency and plan & programmes

2.1.3

Proposed expenditures

2.1.4

Revised budget for each agency, if any

2.1.5

Report on disbursements made and place where the related reports are available

2.2.1

Budget

2.2.2

Foreign and domestic Tours by ministries and officials of the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government and above, as well as the heads of the Department.- (a) Places visited, (b) The period of visit, (c) The number of members in the official delegation, (d) Expenditure on the visit

2.2.3

Information related to procurements- (a) Notice/tender enquires, and corrigenda if any thereon, (b) Details of the bids awarded comprising the names of the suppliers of goods/ services being procured, (c) The works contracts concluded - in any such combination of the above-and, (d) The rate/ rates and the total amount at which such procurement or works contract is to be executed

2.3.1

Name of the programme of activity

NIL

2.3.2

Objective of the programme

NIL

2.3.3

Procedure to avail benefits

NIL

2.3.4

Duration of the programme/ scheme

NIL

2.3.5

Physical and financial targets of the programme

NIL

2.3.6

Nature/ scale of subsidy /amount allotted

NIL

2.3.7

Eligibility criteria for grant of subsidy

NIL

2.3.8

Details of beneficiaries of subsidy programme (number, profile etc)

NIL

2.4.1

Discretionary and non-discretionary grants/ allocations to State Govt./ NGOs/other institutions

NIL

2.4.2

Annual accounts of all legal entities who are provided grants by public authorities

NIL

2.3.3

Procedure to avail benefits

NIL

2.5.1

Concessions, permits or authorizations granted by public authority

NIL

2.5.2

For each concessions, permit or authorization granted - (a) Eligibility criteria, (b) Procedure for getting the concession/ grant and/ or permits of authorizations, (c) Name and address of the recipients given concessions/ permits or authorizations, (d) Date of award of concessions/ permits of authorizations

NIL

2.6.1

CAG and PAC paras and the action taken reports (ATRs) after these have been laid on the table of both houses of the parliament


3.0 Publicity and Public Interface Year (2020-21)

3.1.1

Relevant Acts, Rules, Forms and other documents which are normally accessed by citizens

NIL

3.1.2

Arrangements for consultation with or representation by - (a) Members of the public in policy formulation/ policy implementation, (b) Day & time allotted for visitors,(c) Contact details of Information & Facilitation Counter (IFC) to provide publications frequently sought by RTI applicants

NIL

3.1.3

Public- private partnerships (PPP)- Details of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), if any

NIL

3.1.4

Public- private partnerships (PPP)- Detailed project reports (DPRs)

NIL

3.1.5

Public- private partnerships (PPP)- Concession agreements.

NIL

3.1.6

Public- private partnerships (PPP)- Operation and maintenance manuals

NIL

3.1.7

Public- private partnerships (PPP) - Other documents generated as part of the implementation of the PPP

NIL

3.1.8

Public- private partnerships (PPP) - Information relating to fees, tolls, or the other kinds of revenues that may be collected under authorisation from the government

NIL

3.1.9

Public- private partnerships (PPP) - Information relating to outputs and outcomes

NIL

3.1.10

Public- private partnerships (PPP) - The process of the selection of the private sector party (concessionaire etc.)

NIL

3.1.11

Public- private partnerships (PPP) - All payment made under the PPP project

NIL

3.2.1

Publish all relevant facts while formulating important policies or announcing decisions which affect public to make the process more interactive - Policy decisions/ legislations taken in the previous one year

NIL

3.2.2

Publish all relevant facts while formulating important policies or announcing decisions which affect public to make the process more interactive - Outline the Public consultation process

NIL

3.2.3

ublish all relevant facts while formulating important policies or announcing decisions which affect public to make the process more interactive- Outline the arrangement for consultation before formulation of policy

NIL

3.3.1

Use of the most effective means of communication - Internet (website)

3.4.1

Information manual/handbook available in Electronic format

3.4.2

Information manual/handbook available in Printed format

3.5.1

List of materials available free of cost

3.5.2

List of materials available at a reasonable cost of the medium


4.0 E-Governance Year (2020-21)

4.1.1

English

4.1.2

Vernacular/ Local Language

NIL

4.2.1

Last date of Annual updation

as on 31 March, 2021

4.3.1

Details of information available in electronic form

4.3.2

Name/ title of the document/record/other information

4.3.3

Location where available

4.4.1

Name & location of the faculty

4.4.2

Details of information made available

4.4.3

Working hours of the facility

4.4.4

Contact person & contact details (Phone, fax email)

4.5.1

Grievance redressal mechanism

4.5.2

Details of applications received under RTI and information provided

4.5.3

List of completed schemes/ projects/ Programmes

4.5.4

List of schemes/ projects/ programme underway

4.5.5

Details of all contracts entered into including name of the contractor, amount of contract and period of completion of contract

4.5.6

Annual Report

4.5.7

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

NIL

4.5.8

Any other information such as - (a) Citizen's Charter, (b) Result Framework Document (RFD), (c) Six monthly reports on the, (d) Performance against the benchmarks set in the Citizen's Charter

4.6.1

Details of applications received and disposed

4.6.2

Details of appeals received and orders issued

4.7.1

Details of questions asked and replies given


5.0 Information as may be prescribed Year (2020-21)

5.1.1

Name & details of - (a) Current CPIOs & FAAs, (b) Earlier CPIO & FAAs from 1.1.2015

5.1.2

Details of third party audit of voluntary disclosure -(a) Dates of audit carried out , (b) Report of the audit carried out

NIL

5.1.3

Appointment of Nodal Officers not below the rank of Joint Secretary/ Additional HoD - (a) Date of appointment , (b) Name & Designation of the officers

5.1.4

Consultancy committee of key stake holders for advice on suo-motu disclosure - (a) Dates from which constituted, (b) Name & Designation of the officers

NIL

5.1.5

Committee of PIOs/FAAs with rich experience in RTI to identify frequently sought information under RTI - (a) Dates from which constituted, (b) Name & Designation of the Officers

NIL


6.0 Information Disclosed on own Initiative Year (2020-21)

6.1.1

Item / information disclosed so that public have minimum resort to use of RTI Act to obtain information

6.2.1

Whether STQC certification obtained and its validity

NIL

6.2.2

Does the website show the certificate on the Website?

NIL