Right To Information Act, 2005 (Zone-III)

(i) Zonal Coordinating Unit, ICAR Research Complex, Barapani.

Chief Public Information Officer (CPIO) Dr. A.K. Gogoi

Assistant Public Information Officer (APIO) Dr. A.K. Singha.

(ii) KVK Phek, Porba:

Public Information Officer : Dr.R.K.Singh, Programme Coordinator

Assistant Public Information Officer : Mr.Rinku Bharali, Subject Matter Specialist (Horticulture)

Sl.No. Section Provisions under RTI Act 2005 Compliance by KVK
1. 4(1)(a) Maintain all this records duly catagorised and indexed in the manner and the form which facilitate the right to information Act and ensure that all records that are appropriate to be computerized with in a reasonable time and subject to availability of resources, computerized and connected through network all over the country on different systems so that access to such records is facilitated. Maintained records catagorised & possible to computerized and connected through Internet
2. 4(1)(b) Every authority shall publish within one hundred and twenty days from the enactment of the Act,-

(i) the particular of its organization, function and duties;

Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Phek, Porba, Nagaland.

Function Mandate:

  1. Conducting on farm testing for identifying technologies in terms of location specific sustainable land use system.
  2. Organizing training to update the extension personals with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis for the Farmers and Rural youth.
  3. Organizing front Line Demonstrations on Various to generate production data and Feedback information
    (ii) the powers and duties of its officers and employees; Programme Coordinator (PC) : (S)He is Head of the KVK and look after overall management of the Establishment.

Keeping the head of the host Institute and Zonal Project Director well informed about the KVK working and seeking his best cooperation.

Developing the needed infrastructure most consistent to the rural environment and needs of the district - low cost model indeed.

Developing annual and five yearly programmes and their effective implementation.

Effective utilization of the staff for maximizing output in terms of training and allied duties.

Effective working and utilization of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the KVK.

Management of Human Resources available at KVK.

Implementing projects (internal / External)

Coordinating the Programmes, meetings, seminars, exhibitions, etc.

Review, modify and approve Action Plans of SMS.

Generate structured and customized reports.

    (iii) the procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability;  
    (iv) the norms set by it for the discharge of its function;  
    (v) the rules, regulations, instructions Manual, records, held by it or under its controls or used by its employees for discharging its function;  
    (vi) a statement of the categories of document that are held it or under its controls.  
    (vii) the particulars of any agreements that exists for consultation with or representation by the member public in relation to the formulation of its policies or implementation thereof.  
    (viii) a statement of board council, committees and other bodies two or more persons constituted as its part for the purpose of its advise. And as to whether meeting, boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public or the Minutes or such meeting to the public;  
    (ix) a directories of officers & employees;  
    (x) the monthly remuneration received by each officers and employees including the system of compensation as provided it regulation;  
    (xi) the budget allocated to each of its agencies indicating the particulars of all plan proposed expenditure and reports on disbursement made;  
    (xii) the manner of execution of subsidy programmes including the amount allocated and details of beneficiaries of such programmes;  
    (xiii) particulars of recipients of concessions permits authorization granted by its;  
    (xiv) details in respect of information available to or held by it reduced in electronic form.  
    (xv) the particulars available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of Library or reading rooms if maintain for public use.  
    (xvi) the names designation and other particulars of Central Assistant Public Information Officers.  
    (xvii) such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update the these Publication every year.  

Why Right to Information?

• Fundamental Human Right

• Key to democracy

• Creates open and transparent society

• Strengthening trust in Government

• Growth and Development

• Facilitates equitable economic growth

• Aids in challenging corruption

• Bolstering media capacity

Basic Facts

Title of the Acts: -Right to Information Act, 2005 (Act No. 22 of 2005) Passed by the Lok Sabha on 11th May 2005 Received the assent of the President of India on 15th June 2005 Notified in the Gazette on 21st June 2005 Some Sections came into effect immediately Most of the Sections came into force form 12th October 2005 Consist of 31 Sections, and VI Chapters

RTI-Objectives

• Promote transparency and Accountability

• Contain corruption

• Hold Government and their instrumentalities accountable

• Establish a regime where citizens are provided with information easily RTI-Coverage

• To the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir

• J & K has its own Freedom of Information Act,2004

• Offices owned, established or substantially financed by Central/State Government

• Administration of Union Territories

• Panchayats, Municipalities and other Local bodies and

• Non-Governmental Organizations substantially financed by the Central/State Governments

• Information relating to a private body accessed by public Authority under RTI

What is Information ?

• Any material in any form (Record, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advices, press release, circulars, orders, logbook, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material)

• Relating to any private body

• Can be accessed by a public authori

What is Right to Information?

• Inspection of work, documents &records

• Taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records

• Taking certified samples of material

• Obtaining information in the form of diskettes, floppies, tapes, video etc.

Who gives the Information?

• The public Information Officer

• The Assistant public Information Officer

How Information is given?

• By pro-active disclosure by Public Authorities

• On submission of Application by the citizens

Obligation of Public Authorities

• To maintain records duly catalogued and indexed in a manner and the form which facilitates right to information under the Act

• To publish certain information (within 120 days from the date of the Act coming into force).

What needs to be published?

• Particulars of the organization, functions and duties

• Powers and duties of officials

• Procedure followed in decision making

• Norms set for discharge of its functions

• Rules, regulations, manuals etc. held by it

• Statement of documents held

• Mechanism for consultation with public

• Details of boards, councils, committees etc

• Directory of officers/employees & monthly remuneration received

• Budget allocated and execution of subsidy program

• Particulars of recipients of concessions etc

• Details of information held in electronic form

• Facilities available to citizens for obtaining information

• Details of Public Information Officers

• All relevant facts while formulating important policies or announcing decisions affecting the Public

• Provide reasons for its decisions to affected persons

How to access information?

• Request to be made in writing on electronic form to the Central/State PIO or APIO

• No reason to be given by the applicant for requesting the information

• No personal details except that necessary to contact the applicant

The Gazette of India Published by Ministry of Law and Justice - The Right to Information ACT, 2005

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