Right To Information
Updated on 01/01/2013
CENTRAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
TUMKUR ROAD, BANGALORE-560 022
Information Dissemination under
Right to Information Act 2005
1.Clause 4 (1) (b) (i): The particulars of organization, functions and duties
Central Manufacturing Technology Institute, is an Autonomous Research & Development Organisation (Registered Society) under the administrative Control of Department Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. The main activity of the Institute is - Research & Development in the field of Manufacturing Technology.
2.Clause 4 (1) (b) (ii): The powers and duties of officers and employees
The activities of the Institute is managed / controlled by the Governing Council, constituted by the Govt. and the day to day activities are managed by the Director who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute. The activities of the Institute are grouped in to six major divisions. The Technical Divisions are headed by the Joint Directors who are the senior most Officers – next to Director. The functional Organisational chart of the Institute is as per ANNEXURE – A
3. Clause 4 (1) (b) (iii) : The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability
The affairs of the Institute are administered, by the Governing Council constituted by the Govt. of India – DIPP- Ministry of Commerce & Industry & is the over all controlling body of the Institute. The Governing Council consists of the President, Vice President & Members nominated by the Govt. and the activities of the Institute are administered, directed & controlled in accordance with the Rules & Regulations of the Institute. The Following are the authorities of the Institute;
President of the Governing Council
The Financial Advisor
The Director is the Principal Executive of the Institute. The powers & Functions of the above authorities are as specified in the Memorandum of Association (MOA).
Basically, the Institute undertakes R&D oriented sponsored project works – Design & Development in the area of manufacturing Technology and executes projects on turnkey basis. The project costing is worked-out by the Project Co-ordination and Customer Relations Department in consultation with Design, Manufacturing, Assembly& Finance Departments. The decision making is decentralized on the work related basis with overall control by the Director. Functional duties, Channels of supervision, accountability are as per the Organisational chart as at ANNEXURE – A
4. Clause 4 (1) (b) (iv): The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions
The nature of functions are not standardized as these functions are “ one off” in nature and there is no continuous production orientation of any particular type of operation. The activities are different for each project based on the need and requirement of each sponsored project. However, the Director monitors & reviews the overall activities, functions, stage progress & process involved, the overall cost of operation of each project etc. for the effective functioning of each Department involved in the Project execution and Delivery
5. Cause 4 (1) (b) (v): The rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions
The Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations are the two basic regulations of the Institute, which describe the overall functioning and activities of the Institute. Based on these two Regulations, the Institute, with the approval of the Governing Council, which is the controlling body of the Institute, has framed various Guidelines, Rules and Regulations for the day to day administration and also for regulating the service conditions of its employees and other activities of the Institute in course of its functioning.
The following are some of the Rules & Regulations referred by the Institute for administration and regulating the service conditions of the employees of the Institute:
- Memorandum of Association / Rules and Regulations of CMTI
- Conduct Discipline and Appeal Rules
- Standing Orders
- Recruitment and Promotions Rules for Group B, C & D Employees
- TA & DA Rules
- CMTI Contributory Health Scheme
- Promotion Guidelines for Group A Employees
- The Institute is registered under the Factory Act with exemption of certain clause/s and is identified as an Industry. As such, the Institute also follows all statutory laws viz. Factory Act, Industrial Disputes Act, Environment Control Air/Water Act. Gratuity Act., EPF Act. IESO Act. Etc., to the extent they are applicable to its employees.
- OTA Rules
Tuition Fee Rules
The Institute is following the pay and allowance of Central Government and as such, the Institute is following FR/SR, Pay fixation Rules, for regulating the pay & allowances of its employees. Further, the Institute apart from, following its own guidelines, it also follows LTC Rules, CGHS/CCS Medical Attendance Rules, CCS Leave Rules, Quarter Allotment Rules/ Guidelines, HBA Rules for regulating the service conditions of its employees on these matters to the extent they are applicable.
7. Clause 4 (1) (b) (vii) : 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 or implementation thereof
The Governing Council consists of representatives of IMTMA, CII, private Industries and Govt. organizations such as Planning Commission, Deptt. Of Science &Technology etc. The consultation is through their representative of the respective member organizations in the related subject of discussions.
The Governing Council (GC in short) is constituted by the Government of India and the members are drawn from the above bodies apart from representatives from DIPP-MOC&I, Director & Financial Advisor of the Institute
8. Clause 4 (1) (b) (viii): a statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public
The Governing Council is the highest policy making body of the Institute and the decision taken by the GC, subject to Govt. approval, are implemented for functioning/ administration of the activities of the Institute. As per the Bylaws, the GC should hold at least two meetings per year and its meeting.
The following documents are not parted with either to the employees or to the general public:
1.Proceedings/Minutes of the Meetings of Governing Council of CMTI/Research Advisory Body/Other Committee meetings.
2.Recommendations of the Recruitment/Selection Committees for direct recruitment
3.Recommendations of Senior Staff Selection Committee/Departmental Promotion Committees of CMTI
4.Departmental Enquiries, Correspondence/Noting, documents, proceedings, Findings, Final orders except to aggrieved employees.
5.Quotations/Offers sent to various clients/customers for various sponsored Projects/other Technology projects
6.Investigation Reports of various Committees relating to Loss/Damage/Theft cases etc.
7.Design/R&D reports, Inventions, details of Prototype Development, details of product development of third party etc.
9.Clause 4 (1) (b) (ix): A directory of its officers and employees
The Directory of its Officers and employees along with the internal telephone number is as per ANNEXURE – B.
10.Clause 4 (1) (b) (x): The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations
The employees of the Institute are covered under the pay & allowances as applicable to Central Govt. Employees. The details of remuneration paid to its employees are per ANNEXURE – C1 The designation-wise staff strength of the Institute as on January 2011 is as per ANNEXURE – C2
11. Clause 4 (1) (b) (xi): The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made
Details of the budget allocation for the year 2010-2011 for Plan projects and non-plan allocation is as per the ANNEXURE – D
12.Clause 4 (1) (b) (xii): The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes
Not applicable as there are no subsidy programmes undertaken by the Institute
13. Clause 4 (1) (b) (xiii) : Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it
Not applicable as no permit or authorization are granted by the Institute
14.Clause 4 (1) (b) (xiv) : Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form
The Project related technical information of clients works / sponsored projects is held.
15. Clause 4 (1) (b) (xv) : 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
The information may be obtained by the Citizens on any working day subject to payment of specified fee of Rs.10/ by way of cash remitted to the Accounts Department / or by Demand Draft. The Information will be made available within thirty days of receipt of application, on payment of specified charges @Rs.2/-per page, if applicable. However, the information may be down loaded from the Institute’s website – www.cmti-india.net / right to information free of cost. The actual charges for compilation will be charged if the Information sought by the applicant requires be compiling and supplying. The detailed procedure for obtaining the information under the provisions of the RTI Act. is specified in ANNEXURE – E
16. Clause 4 (1) (b) (xvi): The names designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers
T.Gurumurthy, Joint Director
Public Information Officer (PIO)
Phone No. Office - Direct – 080 23379447 / 22188230,
Fax No. 080 23370428, Res. 080 23640818
Asst. Public Information Officer (APIO)
Shri Venkatachalam G, Senior Administrative Officer
Phone No. Office - Direct - 080 23370573 / 22188225
Fax No. 080 23370428, Res. 080 23370809
B. R. Satyan, Director
Appellate Authority under RTI Act
Phone No. -Office - Direct –080 23372048 / 22188263
Fax No. 080 23370428, Res.080 23640097
17. Clause 4 (1) (b) (xvii): Such other information as may be prescribed
The Institute prepares Annual Report every year, which contains the details of annual / yearly receipts / expenses, Plan & Non-Plan grants, staff strength, clients details/profile, List of President and Members of Governing Council, Technical Developments, etc., during the year, at the Institute. In addition, the Institute also publishes the a monthly magazine titled – MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY TODAY which brings out Technical Articles, Abstracts of developments in the Manufacturing Technology, Abstract of Patents and article on Patents, details of Training Programmes, Important events at the Institute during the month, Calendar of events, etc.