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RTI CORNER

CENTRAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KASAULI

INFORMATION UNDER RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005
S.No. Name, Designation of the officer Complete Official Address Office Telephone No.
FIRST APPELLATE AUTHORITY
01 Dr. Ajay Kumar Tahlan, Director Central Research Institute, Kasauli. Distt. Solan (H.P) 173204 01792-273105
01792-272114
Fax.No. 01792-272016
M.No. 9418067984
CPIO
02 Dr. Vedhagiri Kumaresan, Dy. Assistant Director Central Research Institute,Kasauli. Distt. Solan (H.P) 173204 01792-273171
M.No. 9459497807
FINAL AUTHORITY
03 Central Information Commission CIC Bhawan, Baba Gangnath Marg
Munirka,New Delhi - 110 067
011-26767500

Note: The RTI application can be sent on a plain paper or on the prescribed performa (PDF, 97KB) along with RTI application fee of Rs. 10/-in the form of IPO favouring Director, Central Research Institute, Kasauli or Accounts Officer, Central Research Institute, Kasauli

SUO-MOTO DISCLOSURE

1.         Organization and Function

 

S.No.

 

           Item

  Details of disclosure

Remarks/ Reference Points

(Fully met/ partially met/

Not met- Not applicable will

       Be treated as fully

       Met/partially met)


1.1

Particulars  of  its

organization,

functions and duties

[Section 4(1) (b) (i)]

(i)      Name and address of the Organization

Fully met (Available in the website)

 

(ii)     Head of the organization

Fully met (Available in the website)

 

(iii)    Vision, Mission and Key objectives

Fully met (Available in the website)

 

(iv)    Function and duties

Fully met (Available in the website)

 

(v)     Organization Chart

Fully met (Available in the website)

 

(vi)    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

Fully met (Available in the website)

 

1.2

 

Power and duties of

its     officers    and

employees

[Section 4 (1) (b) (ii)]

(i)      Power and duties of officers  (administrative,  financial and

         Judicial)

Fully met (Available in the website)

(ii)     Power and duties of other employees   

Not met

(iii)    Rules/ orders under which powers and duty are derived and

As per rules, regulations & instructions issued by Govt. from time to time.

(iv)    Exercised

Not met

(v)     Work allocation

Not met

1.3

Procedure   followed

in  decision   making

process

[Section 4(1) (b) (iii)]

 

(i)      Process of decision making Identify key decision making points

Fully met (Available in the website)

(ii)     Final decision making authority

(iii)    Related provisions, acts, rules etc.

(iv)    Time limit for taking a decisions, if any

(v)     Channel of supervision and accountability

1.4

Norms for discharge

of functions

[Section 4 (b) (1) (iv)]

(i)      Nature of functions/ services offered

Fully met (Available in the website)

(ii)     Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery

(iii)    Process by which these services can be accessed

(iv)    Time-limit for achieving the targets

(v)     Process of redress of grievances

1.5

Rules,   regulations,

instructions manual

and   records    for

discharging

functions

[Section 4(1) (b) (v)]

(i)      Title and nature of the record / manual / instruction.

Fully met (Available in the website)

Details of transfers (PDF 80KB)

(ii)     List of Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records.

(iii)    Acts / Rules manuals etc.

(iv)    Transfer policy and transfer orders

1.6

Categories    of

documents  held by

the authority under

its control

[Section 4 (1) (b) (vi)]

 

 

(i)     Categories of documents

Fully met (Available in the website)

(ii)      Custodian of documents / categories

1.7

Boards,    Councils,

Committees     and

other     bodies

constituted as parts of

the Public Authority

[Section 4 (1) (b) (vii) ]

(i)       Name of Boards, Council, Committee etc.

Fully met (Available in the website)

(ii)      Composition

(iii)     Dates from which constituted

(iv)     Term / Tenure

(v)      Powers and functions

(vi)     Whether their meetings are open to the public ?

Not Applicable

(vii)    Whether their minutes of the meetings are open to the public ?

(viii)   Place where the minutes if open to the public are available ?

1.8

Directory of officers

And employees

[Section  4 (1) () (viii) ]

(i)       Name and designation

Fully met (Available in the website)

(ii)      Telephone , fax and email ID

1.9

Monthly Remuneration

received by officers

&       employees

including system of compensation

[Section 4 (1) (b) (ix) ]

(i)        List of employees with Gross monthly remuneration

Fully met (Available in the website)

Renumeration details (PDF, 892KB)

(ii)       System of compensation  as provided in its regulations

1.10

Name ,   designation

and other particulars

of public information

officers

[Section 4 (1) (b) (xvi) ]

(i)        Name and designation of the public information officer (PIO) ,

            Assistant Public Information (s) & Appellate Authority

Fully met (Available in the website)

(ii)       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

 

(i)        Pending for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings

Fully met (Available in the website)

Details (PDF, 40KB)

(ii)       Finalized  for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings

1.12

Programmes   to

advance understanding of RTI

 (Section 26)

(i)        Educational programmes

Fully met 

(ii)       Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these

            programmes

 

Fully met

(iii)      Training of CPIO / APIO

Fully met 

(iv)      Update  & publish guidelines on  RTI  by the Public Authorities

             concerned

 

1.13

Transfer policy and

transfer  orders

[F  No.  1/ 6 / 2011 – IR

dt. 15.04.2013 ]

Transfer policy

As per Government rules

Transfer orders

Fully met (Available in the website)

Details available in point no. 1.5

 

2.       Budget and Programme

S. No.

         Item

   Details  of  disclosure

  Remarks / Reference Points

(Fully met / partially met / not

 Met – Not applicable will be

treated  as fully met / partially

   met )

2.1

Budget allocated to each         agency

including all plans,

proposed expenditure    and

reports         on

disbursement made

etc.

[Section 4 (1) (b) (xi) ]

(i)       Total Budget for the public authority

Fully met

Details (PDF, 1.60MB)

(ii)      Budget for each agency and plan & programmes

Not Applicable

(iii)     proposed expenditures

Fully met

Details (PDF, 1.60MB)

(iv)     Revised budget for each agency, if any

(v)      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. 11.09.2012 )

(i)       Budget

(ii)      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

Fully met

Details (PDF 65KB)

 

 

(iii)     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.

Fully met

Details (PDF 347KB)

2.3

Manner of execution

of           subsidy

programme

[Section 4 (i) (b) (xii) ]

(i)       Name of the programme  of activity

Not Applicable

(ii)      Objective of the programme

(iii)     Procedure to avail benefits

(iv)     Duration of the programme / scheme

(v)      Physical and financial targets  of the programme

(vi)     Nature / scale of subsidy / amount allotted

(vii)    Eligibility criteria for grant of subsidy

(viii)   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 ]

(i)       Discretionary and non – discretionary grants / allocations to

           State Govt. / NGOs / other institutions

Not Applicable

(ii)      Annual accounts of all legal entities who are provided  grants

           by public authorities

Not Applicable

2.5

Particulars of recipients  of concessions, permits

of authorizations

granted by the public

authority

[Section 4 (1) (b) (xiii) ]

(i)       Concessions, permits or authorizations granted  by public

           authority

Not Applicable

(ii)     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

Not Applicable

2.6

CAG & PAC  paras [F

No. 1 /6 / 2011 – IR

dt. 15.4.2013 ]

CAG  and  PAC  paras and the action taken reports  (ATRs)  after these

have been laid on the table of both houses of the parliament.

Not Applicable

 

3.        Publicity Band Public interface

S. No.

           Item

 Details  of  disclosure

Remarks / Reference  Points  (Fully met /

Partially met / not met – Not applicable will

be treated as fully met / partially  met )

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

   (i)      Relevant Acts, Rules, Forms and other documents which are

             normally  accessed by citizens

Not Applicable

  (ii)      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

Not Applicable

Public – private partnerships (PPP)

   (i)      Details of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), if any

Not Applicable

   (ii)     Detailed project reports (DPRs)

Not Applicable

   (iii)   Concession agreements.

Not Applicable

   (iv)   Operation and maintenance manuals

Not Applicable

   (v)    Other documents generated as part of the implementation of

            the PPP

Not Applicable

   (vi)   Information relating to fees, tolls, or the other kinds of revenues

            that may be collected under authorization from the government

Not Applicable

  (vii)   Information relating to outputs and outcomes

Not Applicable

  (viii)  The process of the selection of the private sector party                  

             (concessionaire etc.)

Not Applicable

  (ix)     All payment made under the PPP project

Not Applicable

3.2

Are the details of policies / decisions,

which affect public,

informed to them

[Section 4 (1) (c) ]

Publish all relevant facts while formulating important policies or

announcing decisions which affect public to make the process more

interactive;

    (i)       Policy decisions / legislations taken in the previous one year

Not Applicable

    (ii)      Outline the Public consultation process

Not Applicable

    (iii)     Outline the arrangement for consultation before formulation

               of policy

Not Applicable

3.3

Dissemination of information widely and

in such form and manner which is easily

accessible to the public

[Section 4 (3) ]

Use of the most effective means of communication

    (i)        Internet ( website )

Fully met

Website

www.crikasauli.nic.in

3.4

Form of accessibility

of     information manual / handbook

[Section 4 (1) (b) ]

Information manual / handbook available in

    (i)        Electronic format

Fully met (Available in the website)

   (ii)       Printed format

Fully met (Available in the website)

3.5

Whether information

manual / handbook

available free of cost

or not

[Section 4 (1) (b) ]

List of materials available

   (i)       Free of cost

 

Not Applicable

   (ii)      At a reasonable cost of the medium

Not Applicable

 

4.         E-Governance

S. No.

          Item

          Details of disclosure

Remarks / Reference Points (Fully met/

Not met – Not applicable will be treated

as fully met / partially met )

4.1

Language in which

Information Manual /

Handbook Available

[F No. 1 / 6 / 2011 – IR

dt. 15.4.2013 ]

   (i)        English

Not Applicable

  (ii)         Vernacular / Local Language

Not Applicable

4.2

When was the  information Manual / Handbook last updated ?

[F No. 1 / 6 / 2011 – IR

dt. 15.04.2013 ]

Last date of Annual updation

Not Applicable

4.3

Information available

in electronic form

[Section 4 (1) (b) (xiv) ]

  (i)         Details of information available in electronic form

Fully met (Available in the website)

  (ii)        Name / title of the document / record / other information

Not Applicable

  (iii)       Location where available

Fully met (Available in the website)

4.4

Particulars of facilities

available to citizen for

obtaining information

[Section 4 (1) (b) (xv) ]

  (i)         Name & location of the faculty

Fully met (Available in the website)

  (ii)       Details of information made available

Fully met (Available in the website)

  (iii)      Working hours of the facility

Fully met (Available in the website)

  (iv)      Contact person & contact details ( phone, fax email )

Fully met (Available in the website)

4.5

Such  other

information as may

be prescribed  under

Section 4 (i) (b) (xvii)

  (i)      Grievance redressal mechanism

Fully met (In place)

  (ii)     Details of applications received under RTI and information

            provided

Fully met (Details PDF 199KB)

  (iii)    List of completed schemes / projects / programmes

Not Applicable

  (iv)    List of schemes / projects / programme underway

Not Applicable

  (v)     Details of all contracts entered into including name of the

            Contractor, amount of contract and period of completion of

            contract

Not Applicable

  (vi)    Annual Report

Not met

  (vii)   Frequently Asked Question (FAQs )

Fully met (Available in the website)

 (viii)  Any other information such as

            a)  Citizen’s Charter

Fully met (Available in the website)

            b)  Result Framework Document ( RFD )

Fully met

            c)  Six monthly reports on the

            d)  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 ]

  (i)       Details of applications received and disposed

Fully met (Deatils given in point no. 4.5)

  (ii)      Details of appeals received and orders issued

Fully met

4.7

Replies to questions

asked  in  the  parliament

[Section 4 (1) (d) (2) ]

Details of questions asked and replies given

Fully met

 

 5.      Information   as may  be  prescribed

S.No.

       Item

      Details   of   disclosure

Remarks / Reference  Points  (Fully met /

Partially met / not met – Not applicable will

be treated as fully met / partially  met )

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 ]

  (i)      Name  &  details of

           (a)   Current CPIOs  &  FAAs

           (b)   Earlier CPIO  &  FAAs  from  1.1.2015

 

Fully met (Available in the website)

  (ii)     Details of third party audit of voluntary disclosure

            (a)   Dates of audit carried out

            (b)   Report of the audit carried out

 

Not met

 

  (iii)    Appointment of Nodal Officers not below the rank of Joint

            Secretary / Additional  HoD

                      (a)    Date of appointment

           (b)    Name  &  Designation of the officers

 

 

Fully met

Fully met

  (iv)    Consultancy committee of key stake holders for advice on    

            Suo–motu disclosure

           (a)    Dates from which constituted

           (b)    Name  &  Designation of the officers                  

 

Fully met

Details (PDF, 683KB)

 

  (v)     Committee of  PIOs / FAAs  with rich experience in RTI  to          

            indentify frequently sought information under RTI

            (a)    Dates from which constituted

            (b)    Name  &  Designation  of  the  Officers

 

Fully met

 

  6.        Information Disclosed on own Initiative

S.No.

       Item          

        Details   of   disclosure

Remarks / Reference  Points  (Fully met /

Partially met / not met – Not applicable will

be treated as fully met / partially  met )

6.1

Item /  information disclosed so that public have minimum

resort to use RTI Act

to obtain information

 

Fully Met

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)

  (i)       Whether STQC  certification obtained and its validity.

 

  (ii)      Does the website  show the certificate on the Website ?

Partially Met

 

S. No.

Particulars

Details

1.

The particulars of its Organization function and Duties.

The information available in citizen charter.

2.

The powers and duties of its officers and employees.

The Director, CRI being the technical and administrative Head of the Institute has been delegated all the powers except the following 3 powers.

  1. Creation of posts;
  2. Write-off of losses and
  3. Reappropriation of funds

 

One Administrative officer (Deputation post) looks after the day to day administrative work of the Institute.

One Pay &Accounts Officer (posted by CGA) is the  Drawing and Disbursing Officer and in charge of  Accounts, Cost Accounts and Budget. Stores Officer is in charge of procurement and maintenance of the central warehouse of the Institute.

All the technical sections/ divisions are headed by the technical officers of the Institute who are responsible for all the technical and administrative work of the departments/ sections under their control

 

3.

The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability.

Only after reviewing the matter in respective committee(s), the decisions are finalized at the Institute at the level of Director, CRI for which the Director has been delegated the powers.

For major decision, the cases are referred to Dte.G.H.S./ MOH & FW, New Delhi.

All the cases are dealt with keeping in view the rules & regulation issued by the Govt. of India from time to time.

 

 

4.

The norms set by it for the discharge of its function.

As per rules, regulations & instructions issued by the Government of India from time to time.

5.

The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its function.

As per rules, regulations & instructions issued by the Government of India from time to time.

6.

A Statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control

SOP, BMR, DRF, DLB,Manual, Annual Report and Testing Report etc.

7.

The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy of implementation thereof.

Not Applicable.

8.

A statement of the boards, council, committee and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice; and as to whether meting of those boards council committee and other bodies are open to the public or the minutes of such meeting are accessible for public.

Committees for smooth functioning of the institute
1.Preventive Vigilance Committee
2.Public Grievance Committee
3.Purchase Committee
4.Tender Opening Committee
5.Goods Inspection Committee
6.Technical Appraisal Committee
7.Pollution Control Committee
8.House Allotment Committee
9.SC/ST Cell
10.Fire Safty Committee
11.Security
12.Water Committee
13.Library Purchase Committee
14.Official Language Implementation Committee
15.Woman Sexual Harassment Committee
16.Sports Committee
17.Students Wellness Cluster
18.Compassionate appointment Committee
19.Condemnation Committee
20.Canteen Committee
21.Web site Committee
22.Admission Committee
23.Institute Animal Ethics Committee
24.Staff Council
25.Anti Ragging Committee

9.

The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.

Not Applicable

10.

Particulars of receipts of concession permits or authorization granted by it.

Not applicable.

11.

Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form.

On Web site https://crikasauli.nic.in

12.

The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.

Library facilities are provided only to staff of CRI, Students of Dept of Biotechnology HPU, and research scholars during training at CRI.

13.

The names, designation and other particulars of the Public Information Officers

Dr. Vedhagiri Kumaresan,
Deputy Assistant Director
Central Research Institute

Kasauli - 173204

14.

Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year.

Annual Report of the Institute which is published every year on the 3rd. May.