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  • 1. Organisation and Function
    S.No. Item Details of disclosure Remarks/ Reference Points
    1.1 Particulars of its organisation, functions and duties
    [Section 4(1)(b)(i)]
    1. Name and address of the Organization
    Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
    1. Head of the organization
    Director
    1. Vision, Mission and Key objectives
    Click to view
    1. Function and duties
    The duties of the authorities of the Institute are regulated as per the NITSER Act and First Statutes of IISERs.
    1. Organization Chart
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    1. 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
    Details are provided in the link:
    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)

    The powers and duties of the authorities of the Institute are regulated as per the NITSER Act and First Statutes of IISERs.

    The detailed list of officers with duties being performed are made available under this link

    1. Power and duties of other employees

    The details are provided under this link

    1. Rules/ orders under which powers and duty are derived and

    As per the NITSER Act and First Statutes of IISERs

    IISER ACT and Statutes
    1. Exercised
    -do-
    1. Work allocation

    The details are provided under this link

    1.3 Procedure followed in decision making process
    [Section 4(1)(b)(iii)]
    1. Process of decision making Identify key decision making points

    Various decisions pertaining to the Institute regarding administrative and academic matters are made by the duly constituted Board of Governors / Senate /Finance Committee/Building & Works Committee/Director as per the powers delegated vide NITSER Act and First Statutes of IISERs.

    1. Final decision making authority

    Board of Governors

    1. Related provisions, acts, rules etc.

    NITSER Act and First Statutes of IISERs
    Statutes of IISERs NITSER Act

    1. Time limit for taking a decisions, if any

    As provided vide NITSER Act and First Statutes of IISERs
    Statutes of IISERs NITSER Act

    1. Channel of supervision and accountability
    As provided vide NITSER Act and First Statutes of IISERs ( Statutes of IISERs NITSER Act )
    Organization Chart
    1.4 Norms for discharge of functions
    [Section 4(1)(b)(iv)]
    1. Nature of functions/ services offered

    Provide the following academic programmes :-

    1. Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery

    The details are provided under the link

    1. Process by which these services can be accessed

    The details are provided under the link

    1. Time-limit for achieving the targets

    The details are provided under the link

    1. Process of redress of grievances

    The details are provided under the link

    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

    NITSER Act passed by the Parliament and First Statutes of IISERs prepared as per the provisions vide sub-section (1) of section 26 of the NITSER Act 2007.

    Statutes of IISERs NITSER Act

    1. List of Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records.

    Guide Book of Regulations

    1. Acts/ Rules manuals etc.

    Statutes of IISERs NITSER Act

    Guide Book of Regulations

    1. Transfer policy and transfer orders

    The Institute is an independently functioning autonomous organisation. The employees of the Institute are not liable for transfer to other units.

    1.6 Categories of documents held by the authority under its control
    [Section 4(1)(b) (vi)]
    1. Categories of documents

    As prescribed by the Government of India from time to time

    1. Custodian of documents/categories

    Registrar of the Institute is the custodian of all records.

    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.
    1. Composition

    As per the provisions prescribed vide NITSER Act & First Statutes of IISERs

    Statutes of IISERs NITSER Act

    1. Dates from which constituted
    7th June 2012
    1. Term/ Tenure

    As per the provisions prescribed vide NITSER Act & First Statutes of IISERs

    Statutes of IISERs NITSER Act

    1. Powers and functions

    As per the provisions prescribed vide NITSER Act & First Statutes of IISERs

    Statutes of IISERs NITSER Act

    1. Whether their meetings are open to the public?
    NO
    1. Whether the minutes of the meetings are open to the public?
    NO
    1. Place where the minutes if open to the public are available?
    NA
    1.8 Directory of officers and employees
    [Section 4(1) (b) (ix)]
    1. Name and designation

    Available under the following links

    1. Telephone , fax and email ID

    Available under the following links

    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

    The list is available here

    1. System of compensation as provided in its regulations

    As per the pay scale prescribed by the Government of India for central autonomous organisations from time to time.

    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

    Mr Manoj Kumar S
    Asst. Registrar,
    Public Information Officer
    ,
    IISER TVM,
    Maruthamala P.O,
    Vithura Grama Panchayath,
    Thiruvananthapuram-695551
    Ph:0471-2778061/2778146
    pio@iisertvm.ac.in

    1. Address, telephone numbers and email ID of each designated official.

    Prof S. Murty Srinivasula
    Professor-in-Charge (Administration) & Registrar
    Appellate Authority

    IISER TVM,
    Maruthamala P.O,
    Vithura Grama Panchayath,
    Thiruvananthapuram-695551
    Ph:0471-2778006/2778044
    registrar@iisertvm.ac.in

    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
    NIL
    1. Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings
    One
    1.12 Programmes to advance understanding of RTI
    (Section 26)
    1. Educational programmes

    4th Regional Workshop towards implementation of online RTI application portal organized by DoP&T, Govt. of India at Vikasa Soudha, Bengaluru on 20.6.2016 attended by the Appellate Authority & CPIO of the Institute.

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

    The officials are provided with periodical training in RTI matters from time to time.

    1. Training of CPIO/APIO

    The officials are provided with periodical training in RTI matters from time to time.

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

    https://rti.gov.in/

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

    The Institute is an independently functioning autonomous organisation. The employees of the Institute are not liable for transfer to other units.

  • 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 disbursements made etc.
    [Section 4(1)(b)(xi)]
    1. Total Budget for the public authority

    The details are available under this link

    1. Budget for each agency and plan & programmes

    The details are available under this link

    1. Proposed expenditures

    2016-17 - Rs.190.00 cr.
    2017-18 - Rs.258.50 cr.
    2018-19 - Rs.219.51 cr.
    2019-20 - Rs.173.00 cr.
    2020-21 - Rs.198.00 cr.

    1. Revised budget for each agency, if any

    2015-16 - Rs.150.00 cr.
    2016-17 - Rs.286.85 cr.
    2017-18 - Rs.208.97 cr.
    2018-19 - Rs.156.00 cr.
    2019-20 - Rs.186.00 cr.

    1. Report on disbursements made and place where the related reports are available

    The details are available under this link

    2.2 Foreign and domestic tours
    (F.No. 1/8/2012- IR dt. 11.9.2012)
    1. Budget
    No separate budget allocated for foreign and domestic tours.
    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
    NA
    1. Information related to procurements
    1. Notice/tender enquires, and corrigenda if any thereon,
    2. Details of the bids awarded comprising the names of the suppliers of goods/ services being procured.
    3. The works contracts concluded – in any such combination of the above-and
    4. The rate /rates and the total amount at which such procurement or works contract is to be executed.

    The details are available under this link and in Central Public Procurement Portal of Government of India

    2.3 Manner of execution of subsidy programme
    [Section 4(i)(b)(xii)]
    1. Name of the programme of activity
    No such programs are executed by this institute
    1. Objective of the programme
    No such programs are executed by this institute
    1. Procedure to avail benefits
    No such programs are executed by this institute
    1. Duration of the programme/ scheme
    No such programs are executed by this institute
    1. Physical and financial targets of the programme
    No such programs are executed by this institute
    1. Nature/ scale of subsidy /amount allotted
    No such programs are executed by this institute
    1. Eligibility criteria for grant of subsidy
    No such programs are executed by this institute
    1. Details of beneficiaries of subsidy programme (number, profile etc)
    No such programs are executed by this institute
    2.4 Discretionary and non-discretionary grants [F. No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]
    1. Discretionary and non-discretionary grants/ allocations to State Govt./ NGOs/other institutions
    NA
    1. Annual accounts of all legal entities who are provided grants by public authorities
    NA
    2.5 Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits of authorizations granted by the public authority
    [Section 4(1) (b) (xiii)]
    1. Concessions, permits or authorizations granted by public authority
    NA
    1. 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
    NA
    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.

    The details are available under this link

  • 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

    The Act and Statues of the Institute are approved by the Parliament and is available under the link (http://www.iisertvm.ac.in/pages/iiser_act_and_statutes)

    Guide Book of Regulations

    1. Relevant Acts, Rules, Forms and other documents which are normally accessed by citizens

    The Act and Statues of the Institute are framed by the Parliament and is available under the link

    1. Arrangements for consultation with or representation by
    1. Members of the public in policy formulation/ policy implementation

    The Act and Statues of the Institute are framed by the Parliament and is available under this link

    1. Day & time allotted for visitors

    9AM to 5.30PM

    1. Contact details of Information & Facilitation Counter (IFC) to provide publications frequently sought by RTI applicants

    Mr Manoj Kumar S
    Asst. Registrar,
    Public Information Officer
    ,
    IISER TVM,
    Maruthamala P.O,
    Vithura Grama Panchayath,
    Thiruvananthapuram-695551
    Ph:0471-2778061/2778146
    pio@iisertvm.ac.in

    Public- private partnerships (PPP) NIL
    1. Details of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), if any
    1. Detailed project reports (DPRs)
    1. Concession agreements.
    1. Operation and maintenance manuals
    1. Other documents generated as part of the implementation of the PPP
    1. Information relating to fees, tolls, or the other kinds of revenues that may be collected under authorisation from the government

    The details are provided under this link

    1. Information relating to outputs and outcomes
    1. The process of the selection of the private sector party (concessionaire etc.)
    1. 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)]

    Publish all relevant facts while formulating important policies or announcing decisions which affect public to make the process more interactive

    Yes, the details regarding revision in academic programmes being offered by this Institution is provided to the public domain by updating in the website as and when the changes are occurred. The details are available under the link (http://www.iisertvm.ac.in/pages/bs_ms_programme)

    1. Policy decisions/ legislations taken in the previous one year
    1. Outline the Public consultation process

    All the policy decisions related to the institute is implemented after due consulation and approval of the Board of Governors, Finance Committee, Senate and Buildings Works Committee. (as applicable as per delegated powers wide NITSER act and Statutes)

    1. 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)]

    Use of the most effective means of communication

    1. Internet (website)

    Information about the activities of the Institute are updated in the official website www.iisertvm.ac.in time to time.

    3.4

    Form of accessibility of information manual/ handbook

    [Section 4(1)(b)]

    Information manual/handbook available in
    1. Electronic format

    YES

    BSMS Guide Book

    1. Printed format
    YES
    3.5

    Whether information manual/ handbook available free of cost or not

    [Section 4(1)(b)]

    List of materials available

    Can be accessed at www.iisertvm.ac.in on FOC.

    1. Free of cost

    BSMS Guide Book

    1. At a reasonable cost of the medium
    NIL
  • 4. E.Governance
    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)
    4.1

    Language in which Information Manual/Handbook Available

    [F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.4.2013]

    1. English
    YES
    1. Vernacular/ Local Language
    NO
    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

    February 2020

    Details are updated whenever the changes are occurred.

    4.3

    Information available in electronic form

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

    1. Details of information available in electronic form

    All the information available in electronic form can be accessed through www.iisertvm.ac.in.

    1. Name/ title of the document/record/ other information

    Acts & Statutes, Guidelines, faculty and Staff

    1. Location where available
    www.iisertvm.ac.in
    4.4

    Particulars of facilities available to citizen for obtaining information

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

    1. Name & location of the facility

    Address of the Public Authority is given in the Institute’s website. Any citizen of India, wishes to obtain the information under RTI Act 2005 may apply either through online https://rtionline.gov.in/ or through the post to the address of the Institute by payment of prescribed fee.

    1. Details of information made available
    About IISER TVM
    1. Working hours of the facility

    09.00 to 17.30 Hours

    Monday to Friday

    1. Contact person & contact details (Phone, fax email)

    Mr Manoj Kumar S
    Asst. Registrar,
    Public Information Officer
    ,
    IISER TVM,
    Maruthamala P.O,
    Vithura Grama Panchayath,
    Thiruvananthapuram-695551
    Ph:0471-2778061/2778146
    pio@iisertvm.ac.in

    Prof S. Murty Srinivasula
    Professor-in-Charge (Administration) & Registrar
    Appellate Authority

    IISER TVM,
    Maruthamala P.O,
    Vithura Grama Panchayath,
    Thiruvananthapuram-695551
    Ph:0471-2778006/2778044
    registrar@iisertvm.ac.in

    4.5

    Such other information as may be prescribed under section 4(i) (b)(xvii)

    1. Grievance redressal mechanism
    As per RTI Act 2005.
    1. Details of applications received under RTI and information provided

    The list is available below

    1. List of completed schemes/ projects/ Programmes

    The details are available under this link

    1. List of schemes/ projects/ programme underway

    The details are available here

    1. Details of all contracts entered into including name of the contractor, amount of contract and period of completion of contract

    The details are available under this link

    1. Annual Report

    The details are available under this link

    1. Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

    The details are available under this link

    1. Any other information such as
    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]

    1. Details of applications received and disposed
    1. Details of appeals received and orders issued
    The list is available under this link
    4.7

    Replies to questions asked in the parliament

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

    Details of questions asked and replies given

    The details pertaining to the Institute is provided as and when sought by the Nodal Ministry (MHRD) towards compiling the replies for the questions asked in the Parliament. No specific questions pertaining to the Institute has been asked so far. Will be updated as and when the same occurred.

  • 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]

    1. Name & details of
    1. Current CPIOs & FAAs

    Mr Manoj Kumar S
    Asst. Registrar,
    Public Information Officer
    ,
    IISER TVM,
    Maruthamala P.O,
    Vithura Grama Panchayath,
    Thiruvananthapuram-695551
    Ph:0471-2778061/2778146
    pio@iisertvm.ac.in

    Registrar, FAA

    1. Earlier CPIO & FAAs from 1.1.2015

    Hariharakrishnan S
    Dy.Registrar
    IISER TVM,
    Maruthamala P.O,
    Vithura Grama Panchayath,
    Thiruvananthapuram-695551

    Registrar, FAA

    1. Name & details of
    1. Dates of audit carried out
    2. Report of the audit carried out

    Not carried out yet.

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

    6th September 2018

    1. Name & Designation of the officers

    Mr Manoj Kumar S
    Asst. Registrar,
    Public Information Officer
    ,
    IISER TVM,
    Maruthamala P.O,
    Vithura Grama Panchayath,
    Thiruvananthapuram-695551
    Ph:0471-2778061/2778146
    pio@iisertvm.ac.in

    1. Consultancy committee of key stake holders for advice on suo-motu disclosure
    1. Dates from which constituted
    2. Name & Designation of the officers
    1. Committee of PIOs/FAAs with rich experience in RTI to identify frequently sought information under RTI
    1. Dates from which constituted
    2. Name & Designation of the Officers
  • 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 of RTI Act to obtain information

    All the details pertaining to the academic matters of the Institute are provided in the website www.iisertvm.ac.in

    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.
    2. Does the website show the certificate on the Website?
    NA