Details of Right to Information Act

1. Organisation and Function


1.1 Particulars of its organization, functions and duties [Section 4(1)(b)(i)]
  1. Name and address of the Organization
  2. Head of the organization
  3. Vision, Mission and Key objectives
  4. Function and duties
  5. Organization Chart
  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 Power and duties of its officers and employees [Section 4(1) (b)(ii)]

 

  1. Powers and duties of officers (administrative, financial and judicial)
  2. Power and duties of other employees
  3. Rules/ orders under which powers and duty are derived and
  4. Exercised
  5. Work allocation

1.3 Procedure followed in decision making process [Section 4(1)(b)(iii)]

 

  1. Process of decision making Identify key decision making points
  2. Final decision making authority
  3. Related provisions, acts, rules etc.
  4. Time limit for taking a decisions, if any
  5. Channel of supervision and accountability

1.4 Norms for discharge of functions [Section 4(1)(b)(iv)]

 

  1. Nature of functions/ services offered
  2. Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery
  3. Process by which these services can be accessed
  4. Time-limit for achieving the targets
  5. Process of redress of grievances

1.5 Rules, regulations, instructions manual and records for discharging functions [Section 4(1)(b)(v)]

 

  1. Title and nature of the record/ manual /instruction.
  2. List of Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records.
  3. Acts/ Rules manuals etc.
  4. Transfer policy and transfer orders : Not Applicable

1.6 Categories of documents held by the authority under its control [Section 4(1)(b) (vi)]

 

  1. Categories of documents
  2. Custodian of documents/categories  : with Finance & Accounts Section

1.7 Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies constituted as part of the Public Authority [Section 4(1)(b)(viii)]

 

  1. Name of Boards, Council, Committee etc.  :  (i) Management Council  and  (ii) Research Council
  2. Composition
  3. Dates from which constituted
  4. Term/ Tenure
  5. Powers and functions
  6. Whether their meetings are open to the public?    :  No
  7. Whether the minutes of the meetings are open to the public?  No
  8. Place where the minutes if open to the public are available?    Not Applicable

1.8 Directory of officers and employees [Section 4(1) (b) (ix)]

 

  1. Name and designation
  2. Telephone , fax and email ID

1.9 Monthly Remuneration received by officers & employees including system of compensation [Section 4(1) (b) (x)]

 

  1. List of employees with Gross monthly remuneration
  2. System of compensation as provided in its regulations

1.10 Name, designation and other particulars of public information officers [Section 4(1) (b) (xvi)]

 

  1. Name and designation of the public information officer (PIO), Assistant Public Information (s) & Appellate Authority
  2. Address, telephone numbers and email ID of each designated official.

1.11 No. Of employees against whom Disciplinary action has been proposed/ taken (Section 4(2))

 

No. of employees against whom disciplinary action has been

  1. Pending for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings     :  Minor –Nil, Major -1
  2. Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings    :  Minor –Nil, Major -2

1.12 Programmes to advance understanding of RTI  (Section 26)

 

  1. Educational programmes

The Institute will be conducting RTI awareness training programmes

  1. Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmes
  1. Training of CPIO/APIO

FAA, CPIO and RTI Online Nodal Officers regularly attending the RTI online workshops and training programmes conducted by HRDC, Ghaziabad

  1. Update & publish guidelines on RTI by the Public Authorities concerned

1.13 Transfer policy and transfer orders [F No. 1/6/2011- IR dt. 15.4.2013]

 

Not Applicable

2.        Budget and Programme

2.1 Budget allocated to each agency including all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursements made etc. [Section 4(1)(b)(xi)]

 

  1. Total Budget for the public authority
  2. Budget for each agency and plan & programmes
  3. Proposed expenditures
  4. Revised budget for each agency, if any
  5. Report on disbursements made and place where the related reports are available

2.2  Foreign and domestic tours  (F.No. 1/8/2012- IR dt. 11.9.2012)

 

  1. Budget

 

  1. 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.
    1. Places visited
    2. The period of visit
    3. The number of members in the official delegation
    4. Expenditure on the visit

 

  1. Information related to procurements
    1. Notice/tender enquires, and corrigenda if any thereon,
    2. Details of the bids awarded comprising the names of the suppliers of goods/ services being procured,
    3. The works contracts concluded – in any such combination of the above-and
    4. The rate /rates and the total amount at which such procurement or works contract is to be executed.

2.3  Manner of execution of subsidy programme [Section 4(i)(b)(xii)]   : Not Applicable to CRRI

 

  1. Name of the programme of activity
  2. Objective of the programme
  3. Procedure to avail benefits
  4. Duration of the programme/ scheme
  5. Physical and financial targets of the programme
  6. Nature/ scale of subsidy /amount allotted
  7. Eligibility criteria for grant of subsidy
  8. Details of beneficiaries of subsidy programme (number, profile etc)

2.4  Discretionary and non-discretionary grants [F. No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013] : Not Applicable to CRRI

 

  1. Discretionary and non-discretionary grants/ allocations to State Govt./ NGOs/other institutions
  2. Annual accounts of all legal entities who are provided grants by public authorities

2.5  Particulars of recipients of  concessions, permits of authorizations granted by the public authority [Section 4(1) (b) (xiii)]  : Not Applicable to CRRI

 

  1. Concessions, permits or authorizations granted by public authority
  2. For each concessions, permit or authorization granted
  3. For each concessions, permit or authorization granted
  4. Eligibility criteria
  5. Procedure for getting the concession/ grant and/ or permits of authorizations
  6. Name and address of the recipients given concessions/ permits or authorisations
  7. Date of award of concessions /permits of authorizations

2.6  CAG & PAC paras [F No. 1/6/2011- IR dt. 15.4.2013] :  Not Applicable

 

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.  Publicity and Public Interface

3.1 Particulars for any arrangement for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of policy  or implementation there of [Section 4(1)(b)(vii)] [F No 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]

 

Arrangement for consultations with  or representation by the members of the public  :  Not Applicable

i)  Relevant Acts, Rules, Forms and other documents which are normally accessed by citizen

ii)  Arrangements for consultation with or representation by

  1. Members of the public in policy formulation/ policy implementation
  2. Day & time allotted for visitors
  3. Contact details of Information & Facilitation Counter (IFC) to provide publications frequently sought by RTI applicants

Public- private partnerships (PPP)   :  Not Applicable

  1. Details of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), if any
  2. Detailed project reports (DPRs)
  3. Concession agreements.
  4. Operation and maintenance manuals
  5. Other documents generated as part of the implementation of the PPP
  6. Information relating to fees, tolls, or the other kinds of revenues that may be collected under authorisation from the government
  7. Information relating to outputs and outcomes
  8. The process of the selection of the private sector party (concessionaire etc.)
  9. All payment made under the PPP project

3.2 Are the details of policies / decisions, which affect public, informed to them [Section 4(1) (c)]

 

CRRI is not directly involved in policy formation.

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

  1. Policy decisions/ legislations taken in the previous one year
  2. Outline the Public consultation process
  3. Outline the arrangement for consultation before formulation of policy

3.3 Dissemination of information widely and in such form and manner which is easily accessible to the public [Section 4(3)]

 

Annual Report/ News Letter

Use of the most effective means of communication

  1. Internet (website)

3.4 Form of accessibility of information manual/ handbook [Section 4(1)(b)]

 

Information manual/handbook available in ( Annual Report/ News Letter  Made available in CRRI Website)

  1. Electronic format
  2. Printed format

3.5 Whether information manual/ handbook available free of cost or not [Section 4(1)(b)]

 

List of materials available  ( Annual Report/ News Letter  Made available in CRRI Website)

  1. Free of cost
  2. At a reasonable cost of the medium

information manual/ handbook are not published by CRRI

4. E. Governance

4.1 Language in which Information Manual/Handbook Available  [F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.4.2013]

 

  1. English
  2. Vernacular/ Local Language

information manual/ handbook are not published by CRRI

4.2 When was the information Manual/Handbook last updated? [F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt 15.4.2013]

 

Last date of Annual updation

information manual/ handbook are not published by CRRI

4.3 Information available in electronic form [Section 4(1)(b)(xiv)]

 

  1. Details of information available in electronic form
  2. Name/ title of the document/record/ other information
  3. Location where available

Annual Report/ News Letter  Made available in CRRI Website

4.4 Particulars of facilities available to citizen for obtaining information [Section 4(1)(b)(xv)]  : Not Applicable

 

  1. Name & location of the faculty
  2. Details of information made available
  3. Working hours of the facility
  4. Contact person & contact details (Phone, fax email)

4.5 Such other information as may be prescribed under section 4(i) (b)(xvii)

 

  1. Grievance redressal mechanism  : Addressed through CPGRAMS Portal, Govt. of India. , Addressed through local grievance committee.
  2. Details of applications received under RTI and information provided
  3. List of completed schemes/ projects/ Programmes
  4. List of schemes/ projects/ programme underway
  5. Details of all contracts entered into including name of the contractor, amount of contract and period of completion of contract
  6. Annual Report
  7. Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) -  All possible FAQs are addressed thru CRRI website
  8. Any other information such as   - Not Applicable
    1. Citizen’s Charter
    2. Result Framework Document (RFD)
    3. Six monthly reports on the
    4. Performance against the benchmarks set in the Citizen’s  Charter

4.6 Receipt & Disposal of RTI applications & appeals [F.No 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]

 

  1. Details of applications received and disposed
  2. Details of appeals received and orders issued

4.7 Replies to questions asked in the parliament [Section 4(1)(d)(2)]     

 

S.No Year Queries- Received Queries - Replied
1 2016-17 28 28
2 2017-18 20 20

5. Information as may be prescribed

5.1 Such other information as may be prescribed [F.No. 1/2/2016-IR dt. 17.8.2016, F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.4.2013]
Details of disclosure
  1. Name & details of

(a)  Current CPIOs & FAAs

Sh. U.K.Guru Vittal, FAA  - (From 01.04.2017)
Sh. A.K. Sagar, CPIO       -  (From 01.04.2017)
Sh. Ashok Kumar, Alternate CPIO   - (From 01.04.2018)

(b)  Earlier CPIO & FAAs from 01.01.2015

Sh. T.K. Amla, FAA     - (From 01.01.2015 to 31.03.2017)
Sh. J.B Sengupta, CPIO

  1. Details of third party audit of voluntary disclosure Audit is proposed

(a)  Dates of audit carried out            Auditing is proposed
(b)  Report of the audit carried out

  1. Appointment of Nodal Officers not below the rank of Joint Secretary/ Additional HoD

(a)  Date of appointment    :  05-11-2014
(b)  Name & Designation of the officers  :   S. Mariappan, Senior Technical Officer(2) , Nodal Officer (for handling web portal on RTI matter)
 

  1. Consultancy committee of key stake holders for advice on suo-motu disclosure

(a) Dates from which constituted                    -  Not Applicable

(b) Name & Designation of the officers          -  Not Applicable

  1. Committee of PIOs/FAAs with rich experience in RTI to identify frequently sought information under RTI

(a) Dates from which constituted   : 01.04.2017

(b) Name & Designation of the Officers  : Sh. U.K.Guru Vittal, FAA  and  Sh. A.K. Sagar, CPIO

6. Information Disclosed on own Initiative

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

 

Information are made available in Institute website

6.2 Guidelines for Indian Government Websites (GIGW) is followed (released in February, 2009 and included in the Central Secretariat Manual of Office Procedures (CSMOP) by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions, Govt. Of India)

 

  1. Whether STQC certification obtained and its validity.       : GIGW matrix compliance has been checked and obtaining of STQC certificate is pending
  2. Does the website show the certificate on the Website?  :  Not Applicable