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 : Transfer and posting of common cadre officers is carried out by CSIR Hqtrs. R&D staff are not generally transferred from the Insitute.

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  : Project related files are ketp with Planning Monitoring& Evaluation Division as well as concerned R&D Divisions. Files relating to Finance/ Accounts are held by Finance& Accounts Section. Files relating to Administrative matters are kept by Administration

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?  Minutes of the last RC meeting is available in CRRI website
  8. Place where the minutes if open to the public are available? :   Click here for the latest RC Meeting Minutes


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 : as per CSIR rules and guidelines.

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 -Nil
  2. Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings   :  Minor –Nil, Major -01  (was pending on 01.01.2019, disposed off after imposition of penalty of dismissal from service under Rule 14 of CCS (CCA) Rules 1965 on 31.01.2019).

1.12 Programmes to advance understanding of RTI  (Section 26)


  1. Educational programmes

The Institute organizes RTI awareness lectures

  1. Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmes

FAA, CPIO and APIO also participate and interact with CRRI Staff during RTI awareness lecture.

  1. Training of CPIO/APIO

FAA, CPIO and RTI Online Nodal Officers attend the RTI workshops and training programmes conducted by HRDC, Ghaziabad and IIPA Bangalore.

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

1. Procedure for submitting RTI Application is provided in CSIR-CRRI website

2. Detailed information regarding RTI matter are available under Resources in CIC website

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


Transfer and posting of common cadre officers is carried out by CSIR Hqtrs. R&D staff are not generally transferred from the Institute.

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  : Statement of Expenditure upto 2017, 2018,2019  2019-20
  2. Budget for each agency and plan & programmes  - Budgetary allocation details are given in the above 2.1.(i)
  3. Proposed expenditures -  Budget Estimate for 2020-21
  4. Revised budget for each agency, if any - Not Applicable to CSIR-CRRI
  5. Report on disbursements made and place where the related reports are available - Not Applicable to CSIR-CRRI

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


  1. Budget - Expenditure towards travel are met from approved project funds.  or from Budgetary allocations.


  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  - Expenditure met from project funds or from approved budget

Click here for Tour Details for the year  :-  2018-19    , 2019-20


  1. Information related to procurements
    1. Notice/tender enquires, and corrigenda if any thereon, - published in online CPP portal as well as procured through GEM. Details are provided in CRRI web site also underTender section from time to time.
    2. Details of the bids awarded comprising the names of the suppliers of goods/ services being procured,

PO Details (i) from Jan 2016-Jun 2018,  ii) Jul, 2018- Oct, 2020   ; 

Gem Order Details i) upto Oct 2019,   ii) Nov,2019 - Oct, 2020

  1. The works contracts concluded – in any such combination of the above-and
  2. The rate /rates and the total amount at which such procurement or works contract is to be executed. - The rates for the works executed are as per CPWD schedule of rates for Delhi region.

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


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

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.

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 to CSIR-CRRI

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 to CSIR-CRRI

  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)]


CSIR- CRRI is not directly involved in policy formulation.

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)]


CSIR- CRRI Annual Report/ News Letter/ सड़क दर्पण are available at CSIR- CRRI Website

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 ( information manual/ handbook are not published by CSIR-CRRI)

  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 

  1. Free of cost
  1. At a reasonable cost of the medium  - Nil

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 CSIR-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 CSIR-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/ सड़क दर्पण  are available in CSIR-CRRI Website

4.4 Particulars of facilities available to citizen for obtaining information [Section 4(1)(b)(xv)]  : 

Citizens can obtain information through CSIR-CRRI website or by submitting RTI Applications.


  1. Name & location of the facility  :
  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.                            
    For CRRI Employees grivances redressal camps are organised by office time to time     
  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) -  (a) Regarding CSIR-CRRI Training Programs.  (b) Regarding CSIR-CRRI Projects
  8. Any other information such as   - Nil
    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]


  • Details of applications received and disposed   :
    • Scanned Copy of RTIs along with Replies :-    for the year 2018  (Sep-Dec)
    •                                                                                    for the year 2019  (Jan-Jun,  Jul-Dec)

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
3 2018-19 12 12
  2019-20      31 31
4 2020-21  (till 11-11- 2020 ) 1 1

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

  • Dr Neelima Chakrabarty, Sr Principal Scientist, FAA - From 11.10.2018
  • Shri Naresh Kumar Kumar Sharma, Pr. Technical Officer , CPIO - From 30.06.2020
  • Shri A.K.Sagar, Sr Principal Scientist, in absence of Shri N.K.Sharma on leave/ tour etc. CPIO - From 30.06.2020

(b)  Earlier CPIO & FAAs from 01.01.2015

  • Shri T.K.Amla, FAA - From 01.01.2015 to 31.3.2017
  • Shri U.K.Guruvittal, FAA - From 01.04.2017 to 10.10.2018
  • Shri R.K.Swami, CPIO - From 01.01.2015 to 15.12.2015
  • Shri J.B.Sengupta, CPIO - From 16.12.2015 to 31.03.2017
  • Shri A.K.Sagar, CPIO - From 01.04.2017 to 29.06.2020


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

(a)  Dates of audit carried out            18-06-2020 (for 19-20),  03-03-2021 ( for 20-21)
(b)  Report of the audit carried out  : 

Third Party Audit Report on Self Appraisal  of Public Authority - year 2019-2020 

Third Party Audit Report on Self Appraisal  of Public Authority - year 2020-2021


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

(a)  Date of appointment    : 
(b)  Name & Designation of the officers  :  

  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   : 30.06.2020

(b) Name & Designation of the Officers  : Dr. Neelima Chakrabarty, FAA  and  Sh. Naresh Kumar Sharma, CPIO and all the Heads of Divisions/ Sections in CSIR- CRRI

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


All the Information requiared under SuoMotu Disclosure are made available in CSIR-CRRI  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


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