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Right to information

Welcome to the Right To Information section of National Research Centre on Camel (NRCC) Website. This section has been designed and developed as per the requirements of Right to Information Act. However we cannot put the whole act here but we have tried to provide the overview and some important definitions.

» What does information mean?

Information means any material in any form including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force.

» When did right to information come into force?

Right to information came into force on the 12th October, 2005 (120th day of its enactment on 15th June, 2005). obligations of public authorities [S.4(1)], designation of Public Information Officers and Assistant Public Information Officers[S.5(1) and 5(2)], constitution of Central Information Commission (S.12 and 13), constitution of State Information Commission (S.15 and 16), non-applicability of the Act to Intelligence and Security Organizations (S.24) and power to make rules to carry out the provisions of the Act (S.27 and 28).

» Who is covered?

The Act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. [S.(12)]

» What does Right to Information mean?

Right to Information means the right to obtain, documents, records, take notes, inspect works, extracts or certified copies of documents or records, take certified samples of material and obtain information in form of printouts, diskettes, floppies, tapes, in any other electronic mode or through printouts.[S.2(j)]

 

 

Nodal Officer and CPIO (RTI)

Shri Ram Kumar, Private Secretary, ICAR-NRCC, Bikaner, Rajasthan 334001

Transparency Officer

Dr. Devender Kumar, Scientist (LPT), ICAR-NRCC, Bikaner, Rajasthan 334001

Appellate Authority

Dr. N.V. Patil, Director, ICAR-NRCC, Bikaner, Rajasthan 334001

1. The particulars of its organization, functions and duties

 The Project Directorate on Camel, Bikaner was established on 5th July, 1984.   Further it was upgraded to National Research Centre on Camel on September 20, 1995, under Indian Council of Agricultural Research.  The Centre is involved in research and development work and has the following mandate for doing the research and development work:-

  1. Basic and applied research for improvement of camel health and production
  2. Information repository on camel research and development
  3. Development of camel eco-tourism.

 

2. The powers and duties of its officers and employees

 ICAR-NRCC is a Unit of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).  Director of the Centre exercise such powers for its functioning as are delegated by the Governing Body or any authority of the ICAR.

 

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

 The Director is assisted in the execution and implementation of various programmes by the Scientists, Administrative Officer and Finance and Accounts Officer.  The Institute Management Committee (IMC) guide and supports the Director by periodic review of programmes and approval of investments in new areas of research Institute, training programmes, workshops and seminars. The Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and Institute Research Council (IRC) provide broad guidelines and assist in developing and implementing specific research programmes and projects.

 

4. The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

The norms are set by the ICAR Headquarters, New Delhi.  The various functions carried out by the Centre are indicated in the mission, mandate and objectives of the Centre.

 

5. The rules, regulations, instruction manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions

 ICAR-NRCC is a Unit of ICAR, New Delhi. ICAR follows GOI rules mutatis mutandis, besides Agricultural Research Service Rules, Technical Service Rules specially designed for Scientists and Technical Personnel in ICAR. The Centre follows the rules, regulation and instructions as followed by ICAR and as indicated in the manuals and records of ICAR, New Delhi.

 

6. A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control

 Standing Finance Committee (SFC), Vision Documents and Annual Reports.

 

7. The particulars of any arrangements that exists for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation.

 The arrangements that exists for consultation with, or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation there of, the Centre is guided and supported by Institute Management Committee (IMC) and Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and both these Committees of IMC and RAC have two members in its composition who are representatives from the public, who take active part in the deliberations and decisions of these committees.  The IMC guides and supports the Centre by periodic review of programmes and approval of investments in new areas of research and extension, training programmes, workshops and seminars. The Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and Institute Research Council (IRC) provide broad guidelines and assist in developing and implementing specific research programmes and projects.

 

8. A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part

 The statement of the bodies like IMC and RAC where the public representatives are constituted as part includes all meeting proceedings which are open to public and are accessible to public. The IMC, RAC and IRC are the committees, which help the Centre in guiding and implementing its various programmes and activities. The Composition of these committees is as per the guidelines of ICAR Headquarters, New Delhi.

 

9. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation’s provided in its regulations

 List of employees with their salary particulars is being upgraded.

 

10. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made

PLAN (Rupees in lakhs)

  1. 2012-13 (247.00) 2. 2013-14 (260.00) 3. 2014-15 (222.62) 4. 2015-16 (308.00)           5. 2016-17 (300.00) Total = 1336.47

NON-PLAN (Rupees in Lakhs)

  1. 2012-13 (640.65) 2. 2013-14 (685.24) 3. 2014-15 (760.17) 4. 2015-16 (660.80)           5. 2016-17 (662.72) Total = 3409.60\

 

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

Nil

 

12. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it

Nil

 

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

 Annual Reports, Publications, Vision documents, RFD are uploaded on the website.

 

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

The facilities available to the citizens for obtaining information are – i) website ii) written request iii) visit.    The library is meant for internal use for research on camel and related subjects and its working is during office hours from 09.00 to 17.00 hrs on all working days.

 

15. The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers.

 Sh. Ram Kumar
Private Secretary & Public Information Officer
NRCC, Bikaner – 334001 Rajasthan
Phone : 0151-2230070-Extn.-105

 

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

Nil