Information under Section 4(1)(b)


Information under Section 4(1)(b) - sue moto disclosure of information on the basis of recommendations of Task Force, under Section 4(1)(b) (xvii) of RTI Act, 2005


Department of Heavy Industry


List of Items recommended by the Task Force

1. The Particulars of Department of Heavy Industry organization, functions and duties-

2. The Powers and duties of officers and employees-

3. The Procedure followed in the decision making process including channels of supervision and accountability-

4. The Norms set by the Department for the discharge of its functions -

5. The rules, regulations, instruction, manuals and records, held by the Department or under its control or used by its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions:

Although a large number of Rules and Regulations apply to the functionary of this Department, the major ones are:

a )  Manual of office procedures.

b )  General Financial Rules (GFR) 

c )  Delegation of Financial Power Rules (DFPR)   

d )  The Government of India (Allocation of Business Rules)   

e )  The Government of India (Transaction of Business Rules)   

f )  Record Retention Schedule for Department of Heavy Industry   

g ) Final level of Disposal and Channel of submission of cases

6. A statement of categories of documents that are held by the Department or under its control

7. 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: 

8. A statement of the boards councils, committees and other other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the its advise 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 following Industry specific development councils are constituted by the Department of Heavy Industry and follow up action taken:

The latest minutes and action points in pursuance of the meetings of these development councils are given below:

a )  Development Council for Heavy Electrical and Allied Industries

b )  Development Council for Textile Machinery Industry 

c )  Development Council for Machine Tools Industry   

d )  Development Council for Automobile and Allied Industries  

9. Directory of the Department's officers and employees

10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees,including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations 

11. The budget allocated to each of its agency, latest quarterly expenditure statement for 2018-19, Outcome budget 2018-19 etc 

a)  Demands for Grants 2023-24

b) Demands for Grants 2022-23

c) Demands for Grants 2021-22

d) Demands for Grants 2020-21

e) Demands for Grants 2019-20

f) Outcome Budget 2018-19

g)  Simplified Budget 2018-19

h)  Latest Quarterly Expenditure Statement upto 31/03/2018  

 i)  Status of C & AG Commercial Audit Paras  

12. The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes:  There are no subsidy programmes being implemented by this Department.

13. Particulars of Tender Awards, concessions, permits or authorizations granted by the Department :

14. Details in respect of the information, available to or held by the Department, reduced in an electronic form

15. 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:

16. Names, Designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers

The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers : The name and address of Central Public Information Officer has been indicated under column 15 above. A list of designated Nodal officers in Department of Heavy Industry may be seen at (Annexure-II)

17. Such other information as may be prescribed: Note:- Additional information about the activities of the Department is available on our website which is being updated time to time.

18. Details of RTI Applications, Appeals and their Replies

 19. Details of official Foreign/Domestic Tours undertaken by Secretary (HI)

20. Details of Official Foreign/Domestic Tours undertaken by Joint Secretaries (HI)

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