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Right to Information

The Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) is the apex R&D institute for mechanical engineering under the aegis of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Being the only national level research institute in this field, CMERI s mandate is to serve industry and develop mechanical engineering technology so that India s dependence on foreign collaboration is substantially reduced in strategic and economy sectors. Besides, the institute is facilitating innovations and inventions for establishing the claims of Indian talent in international fields where Indian products shall ultimately compete.

 

Please follow the links below if you have an interest in obtaining requisite information.

  1. Guide on Right to Information: Download

  2. CSIR Rules & Regulation and Bye-Laws 2018: Download

  3. CSIR Scientists Recruitment & Assessment Promotion Rules: Download

  4. CSIR Deligation of Powers: Download

  5. CSIR Procedure of Redressal of Grievances: Download

  6. CSIR Transfer policy: Download

  7. CSIR-CMERI Parliament Question & Replies: Download

  8. CSIR-CMERI Transfer Orders: Download

  9. CSIR-CMERI Work Allocation: Download

 

Organisation and Function

1.1 Particulars of its organisation, functions and duties [Section 4(1)(b)(i)]

1.1.1

Name and address of the Organization

https://www.cmeri.res.in/contact-details

1.1.2

Head of the organization

https://www.cmeri.res.in/about-us/directors-desk-0

1.1.3

Vision, Mission and Key objectives

https://www.cmeri.res.in/about-us/mandate-mission-vision

1.1.4

Function and duties

Function and duties

1.1.5

Organization Chart

https://www.cmeri.res.in/about-us/organization-chart

1.1.6

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

https://www.cmeri.res.in/general-info

1.2 Power and duties of its officers and employees [Section 4(1) (b)(ii)]

1.2.1

Powers and duties of officers (administrative, financial and judicial)

https://www.csir.res.in/rules-regulations-and-bye-laws-2018

1.2.2

Power and duties of other employees

1.2.3

Rules/ orders under which powers and duty are derived and

1.2.4

Exercised

1.2.5

Work allocation

Work allocation

1.3 Procedure followed in decision making process [Section 4(1)(b)(iii)]

1.3.1

Process of decision making Identify key decision making points

https://www.csir.res.in/procedure-followed-decision-making-process-including-channels-supervision-and-accountability-finance

1.3.2

Final decision making authority

1.3.3

Related provisions, acts, rules etc.

https://www.csir.res.in/rules-regulation

1.3.4

Time limit for taking a decisions, if any

https://www.csir.res.in/notification/adherence-time-limits-investigation-complaints-referred-commission-cvos

https://www.csir.res.in/timelimitannexure-b-eiii

https://www.csir.res.in/notification/adherence-time-limits-processing-disciplinary-cases-reg

https://www.csir.res.in/notification/revision-time-limit-reimbursement-medical-expenses-reg

1.3.5

Channel of supervision and accountability

https://www.csir.res.in/procedure-followed-decision-making-process-including-channels-supervision-and-accountability-finance

1.4 Norms for discharge of functions

1.4.1

Nature of functions/ services offered

Service offered are Analysis / Testing / Calibration and Technical Services for MSMEs. This can be accessed through the Link:

https://www.cmeri.res.in/services-type/analysistestingcalibration

1.4.2

Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery

Service offered are Analysis / Testing /Calibration and Technical Services for MSMEs. This can be accessed through the Link:

https://www.cmeri.res.in/services-type/analysistestingcalibration

1.4.3

Process by which these services can be accessed

https://www.cmeri.res.in/services-type/analysistestingcalibration

https://www.cmeri.res.in/business-development-group

1.4.4

Time-limit for achieving the targets

The time limit is decided on case to case basis in each project depending upon the complexity and deliverables in consultation with the sponsoring agency.

1.4.5

Process of redress of grievances

Any individual can lodge his/her Grievances through the Centralised Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System CPGRAMS on an online enabled system.

https://pgportal.gov.in/

1.5 Rules, regulations, instructions manual and records for discharging functions [Section 4(1)(b)(v)]

1.5.1

Title and nature of the record/ manual /instruction.

http://www.csir.res.in/rules-regulation

1.5.2

List of Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records.

1.5.3

Acts/ Rules manuals etc.

1.5.4

Transfer policy and transfer orders

http://www.csir.res.in/sites/default/files/ccOs.pdf

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

1.6.1

Categories of documents

Sr. No.

Category of the Document

Name of the document and its introduction in one line

Procedure to obtain the document

Held by / under control of

1

Administrative

(a) Documents relating to service matters
(b) All documents relating to General Administration,

By requisition*

COA/AO

2

Vigilance/ Disciplinary & Legal Matters & Confidential Reports

All documents relating to Vigilance / Disciplinary / legal case

Privileged documents

COA/AO

3

Recruitment and promotions

All documents related to recruitment; Assessment and promotions of staff

By requisition*

COA/AO

4

Purchase & Stores

Documents relating to all purchases, stores and issue

By requisition*

COSP/SPO

5

Finance & Accounts

Documents relating to payments

By requisition*

COFA/FAO

6

Works & Services

Documents relating to construction & maintenance works (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical)

By requisition*

Engg. Services Division

7

Business Development Activity

Documents relating to Sponsored and consultancy; projects, patents, public information relating to the Lab

By requisition*

Head, BIS

8

Intellectual Property 

Documents relating to Patents 

By requisition*

Head, IPMG

9

Projects (Grant-in-aid, consultancy)

All documents relating to Grant-in-aid projects, consultancy and CSIR networked projects

By requisition*

Head, PME Unit and respective Project Leaders

1.6.2

Custodian of documents/categories

As indicated in 1.6.1

1.7 Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies constituted as part of the Public Authority [Section 4(1)(b)(viii)]

1.7.1

Name of Boards, Council, Committee etc.

https://www.cmeri.res.in/about-us/research-council

https://www.cmeri.res.in/about-us/management-council

1.7.2

Composition

1.7.3

Dates from which constituted

1.7.4

Term/ Tenure

1.7.5

Powers and functions

1.7.6

Whether their meetings are open to the public?

No

1.7.7

Whether the minutes of the meetings are open to the public?

1.7.8

Place where the minutes if open to the public are available?

1.8 Directory of officers and employees [Section 4(1) (b) (ix)]

1.8.1

Name and designation

https://www.cmeri.res.in/about-us/directory

1.8.2

Telephone , fax and email ID

1.9 Monthly Remuneration received by officers & employees including system of compensation [Section 4(1) (b) (x)]

1.9.1

List of employees with Gross monthly remuneration

https://www.cmeri.res.in/employee-details

1.9.2

System of compensation as provided in its regulations

1.10 Name, designation and other particulars of public information officers [Section 4(1) (b) (xvi)]

1.10.1

Name and designation of the public information officer (PIO), Assistant Public Information officer (APIO) & Appellate Authority

right-information-act-2005

1.10.2

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))

1.11.1

No. of employees against whom disciplinary action has been (i) Pending for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings

FY 2020-21: 02

1.11.2

Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings

FY 2020-21: 01(Minor Penalty)

1.12 Programmes to advance understanding of RTI(Section 26)

1.12.1

Educational programmes

AcSIR, Jigyasa, CSIR-HRDC is conducting required programmes etc.

1.12.2

Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmes

Such training programme are conducted by BIS Division of CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur

1.12.3

Training of CPIO/APIO

The CPIO/APIO has attended a training programme on Effective implementation of RTI Act

1.12.4

Update & publish guidelines on RTI by the Public Authorities concerned

https://cic.gov.in/sites/default/files/RTI-Act_English.pdf

https://cic.gov.in/sites/default/files/rti-actinhindi.pdf

https://cic.gov.in/rti-notifications

https://cic.gov.in/rti-success-stories

https://rtionline.gov.in/

https://rtionline.gov.in/um_citizen.pdf

https://rtionline.gov.in/faq.php

right-information-act-2005

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

1.13.1

Transfer Policy And Transfer Orders[F No. 1/6/2011- IR Dt. 15.4.2013]

http://www.csir.res.in/sites/default/files/ccOs.pdf

https://www.cmeri.res.in/sites/default/files/Transfer-Orders.pdf

 

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)]

2.1.1

Total Budget for the public authority

https://www.cmeri.res.in/about-us/budget-outlay

2.1.2

Budget for each agency and plan & programmes

2.1.3

Proposed expenditures

2.1.4

Revised budget for each agency, if any

2.1.5

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

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

2.2.1

Budget

https://www.cmeri.res.in/about-us/budget-outlay

2.2.2

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.- (a) Places visited, (b) The period of visit, (c) The number of members in the official delegation, (d) Expenditure on the visit

Foreign Tours during the FY 2020-21: NIL

2.2.3

Information related to procurements (a) Notice/tender enquires, and corrigenda if any thereon, (b) Details of the bids awarded comprising the names of the suppliers of goods/ services being procured, (c) The works contracts concluded – in any such combination of the above-and (d) The rate /rates and the total amount at which such procurement or works contract is to be executed.

https://www.cmeri.res.in/active-tender-purchased

https://www.cmeri.res.in/active-tender-worked

https://www.cmeri.res.in/related-notice

https://www.cmeri.res.in/tender-purchases

https://www.cmeri.res.in/tender-works

2.3 Manner of execution of subsidy programme [Section 4(i)(b)(xii)]

2.3.1

Name of the programme of activity

Not Applicable

2.3.2

Objective of the programme

2.3.3

Procedure to avail benefits

2.3.4

Duration of the programme/ scheme

2.3.5

Physical and financial targets of the programme

2.3.6

Nature/ scale of subsidy /amount allotted

2.3.7

Eligibility criteria for grant of subsidy

2.3.8

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]

2.4.1

Discretionary and non-discretionary grants/ allocations to State Govt./ NGOs/other institutions

Not Applicable

2.4.2

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)]

2.5.1

Concessions, permits or authorizations granted by public authority

Not Applicable

2.5.2

For each concessions, permit or authorization granted - (a) Eligibility criteria, (b) Procedure for getting the concession/ grant and/ or permits of authorizations, (c) Name and address of the recipients given concessions/ permits or authorizations, (d) Date of award of concessions/ permits of authorizations

2.6 CAG & PAC paras [F No. 1/6/2011- IR dt. 15.4.2013]

2.6.1

CAG and PAC paras and the action taken reports (ATRs) after these have been laid on the table of both houses of the parliament.

No such para stands in r/o this Institute.

 

Publicity Band 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]

3.1.1

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

Not Applicable

3.1.2

Arrangements for consultation with or representation by - (a) Members of the public in policy formulation/ policy implementation, (b) Day & time allotted for visitors,(c) Contact details of Information & Facilitation Counter (IFC) to provide publications frequently sought by RTI applicants

3.1.3

Public- private partnerships (PPP)- Details of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), if any

3.1.4

Public- private partnerships (PPP)- Detailed project reports (DPRs)

3.1.5

Public- private partnerships (PPP)- Concession agreements.

3.1.6

Public- private partnerships (PPP)- Operation and maintenance manuals

3.1.7

Public- private partnerships (PPP) - Other documents generated as part of the implementation of the PPP

3.1.8

Public- private partnerships (PPP) - Information relating to fees, tolls, or the other kinds of revenues that may be collected under authorisation from the government

3.1.9

Public- private partnerships (PPP) -Information relating to outputs and outcomes

3.1.10

Public- private partnerships (PPP) - The process of the selection of the private sector party (concessionaire etc.)

3.1.11

Public- private partnerships (PPP) - 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)]

3.2.1

Publish all relevant facts while formulating important policies or announcing decisions which affect public to make the process more interactive - Policy decisions/ legislations taken in the previous one year

Not Applicable

3.2.2

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

3.2.3

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

3.3.1

Use of the most effective means of communication - Internet (website)

https://www.cmeri.res.in

3.4 Form of accessibility of information manual/ handbook [Section 4(1)(b)]

3.4.1

Information manual/handbook available in Electronic format

https://www.cmeri.res.in

3.4.2

Information manual/handbook available in Printed format

Annual Reports, News Letter and Brochures related to activities of the laboratory.

3.5 Whether information manual/ handbook available free of cost or not [Section 4(1)(b)]

3.5.1

List of materials available Free of cost

All Annual Reports, New Letter and Brochures related to activities of the laboratory

3.5.2

List of materials available At a reasonable cost of the medium

Not Applicable

 

E-Governance

4.1 Language in which Information Manual/Handbook Available [F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.4.2013]

4.1.1

English

https://www.cmeri.res.in

4.1.2

Vernacular/ Local Language

Hindi

4.2 When was the information Manual/Handbook last updated [F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt 15.4.2013]

4.2.1

Last date of Annual updation

The material on website is updated on a regular basis.

4.3 Information available in electronic form[Section 4(1)(b)(xiv)]

4.3.1

Details of information available in electronic form

https://www.cmeri.res.in

4.3.2

Name/ title of the document/record/ other information

4.3.3

Location where available

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

4.4.1

Name & location of the faculty

https://www.cmeri.res.in/knowledge-resource-centre

4.4.2

Details of information made available

4.4.3

Working hours of the facility

4.4.4

Contact person & contact details (Phone, fax email)

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

4.5.1

Grievance redressal mechanism

https://www.csir.res.in/notification/compendium-grievances-procedure-draft-reg

4.5.2

Details of applications received under RTI and information provided

https://www.cmeri.res.in/rti-requests

4.5.3

List of completed schemes/ projects/ Programmes

https://www.cmeri.res.in/project-status/completed-projects

4.5.4

List of schemes/ projects/ programme underway

https://www.cmeri.res.in/project-status/ongoing-projects

4.5.5

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

https://www.cmeri.res.in/active-tender-worked

https://www.cmeri.res.in/active-tender-purchased

4.5.6

Annual Report

https://www.cmeri.res.in/annual-reports

4.5.7

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

https://rtionline.gov.in/faq.php

4.5.8

Any other information such as -
(a) Citizen’s Charter,
(b) Result Framework Document (RFD),
(c) Six monthly reports on the ,
(d) Performance against the benchmarks set in the Citizen’s Charter

Citizen’s Charter

Result Framework Document (RFD)

4.6 Receipt & Disposal of RTI applications & appeals [F.No 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]

4.6.1

Details of applications received and disposed

https://www.cmeri.res.in/rti-requests

4.6.2

Details of appeals received and orders issued

4.7 Replies to questions asked in the parliament[Section 4(1)(d)(2)]

4.7.1

Details of questions asked and replies given

https://www.cmeri.res.in/sites/default/files/Parliament-Question.pdf

 

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]

5.1.1

Name & details of -
(a) Current CPIOs & FAAs,
(b) Earlier CPIO & FAAs from 1.1.2015

(a) Current CPIOs & FAAs:

PIO : Smt. Munmun Gupta Section Officer

CSIR-CMERI, Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur-713209.

FAA : Dr. Biswajit Ruj, Sr. Prin. Scientist

CSIR-CMERI, Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur-713209.

 

(b) Earlier CPIO & FAAs from 1.1.2015:

PIO : Sh. Suprokash Halder, Ex-Section Officer

CSIR-CMERI, Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur-713209.

FAA : Dr. S N Shome, Ex-Chief Scientist

CSIR-CMERI, Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur-713209

5.1.2

Details of third party audit of voluntary disclosure -(a) Dates of audit carried out, (b) Report of the audit carried out

Report

5.1.3

Appointment of Nodal Officers not below the rank of Joint Secretary/ Additional HoD -
(a) Date of appointment ,
(b) Name & Designation of the officers

Not Met

5.1.4

Consultancy committee of key stake holders for advice on suo-motu disclosure - (a) Dates from which constituted, (b) Name & Designation of the officers

Not Met

5.1.5

Committee of PIOs/FAAs with rich experience in RTI to identify frequently sought information under RTI
(a) Dates from which constituted,
(b) Name & Designation of the Officers

Committee

 

Information Disclosed on own Initiative

6.1 Item / information disclosed so that public have minimum resort to use of RTI Act to obtain information

6.1.1

Item / information disclosed so that public have minimum resort to use of RTI Act to obtain information

All information under Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005 is available at (right-information-act-2005)

in addition to all other information at https://www.cmeri.res.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)

6.2.1

Whether STQC certification obtained and its validity

https://www.cmeri.res.in/sites/default/files/scan0170_1.pdf

6.2.2

Does the website show the certificate on the Website?

As indicated at 6-2-1 above

 

Committee for prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment of women at workplace: Download

The name of the Public Information Officer and the Assistant Public Information Officer are given below :-
 

Sl.No

Name & Designation

Tele.No.(office)

Tele.No.(Resi)

Email ID

1.

Dr. Biswajit Ruj,
Sr. Principal Scientist &

Appellate Authority

9434022914

9474672196

bruj[at]cmeri[dot]res[dot]in

2.

Shri Jay Shankar Sharan,
Administrative Officer & Transparency Officer

9434022943

9123190501

ao[at]cmeri[dot]res[dot]in

3.

Smt. Munmun Gupta,
Section Officer (G) &

Public Information Officer

9734530671

9734530671

m[dot]gupta[at]cmeri[dot]res[dot]in

4.

Dr. Pradip Rajan,
Sr. Principal Scientist & 

Asstt. Public Information Officer

(0161) 2501300

9417279197

p_rajan[at]cmeri[dot]res[dot]in

5.

Shri Anupam Sinha,
Sr. Principal Scientist &

Asstt. Public Information Officer

9434649952

9775496148

anupam[at]cmeri[dot]res[dot]in

6.

Shri Shardanand Kumar,
Sr. Stenographer &

Asstt. Public Information Officer

9474556532

9474556532

sn[dot]kumar[at]cmeri[dot]res[dot]in

 

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Last updated : 17 Jun, 2021