Particular of its organisations, functions and duties

 

Name and Address of the Organisation

CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources
Dr. K.S. Krishnan Marg, New Delhi - 110012

CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources
14 Satsang Vihar Marg, Spl. Institutional Area
New Delhi - 110067

 

Head of the Organization

Director - Dr. Manoj Kumar Patairiya

 

Vision, Mission and Key objectives

To become the prime custodian of all information resources on current and traditional knowledge systems in science and technology in the country, and to promote communication in science to diverse constituents at all levels, using the most appropriate technologies.

 

Function and Duties

·        To provide formal linkages of communication among the scientific community in the form of research journals in different areas of S&T

·         To disseminate S&T information to general public, particularly school students, to inculcate interest in science among them

·         To collect, collate and disseminate information on plant, animal and mineral wealth of the country

·         To harness information technology applications in information management with particular reference to science communication and modernizing libraries

·         To act as a facilitator in furthering the economic, social, industrial, scientific and commercial development by providing timely access to relevant and accurate information

·         To develop human resources in science communication, library, documentation and information science and S&T information management systems and services

·         To collaborate with international institutions and organizations having objectives and goals similar to those of NISCAIR

·         Any other activity in consonance with the mission statement of NISCAIR

Organisation Chart

Chart

Formation of the department and the HODs

 

The committees constituted

Constitution of empowered committee to evaluate PMS of Dr. J.S. Pillai [8.11.2017]
Constitution of Normalization Committee [24.10.2017]
Re-constitution of ISTAG Committee [18.8.2017]
Constitution of the Collegium and Empowered Committee to evaluate the Performance Mapping of Gr. IV Scientists for the year April 2016 to March 2017 [12.5.2017]
Constitution of tender drafting committee [19.4.2017]
Re-constitution of team of RTI Officers [31.3.2017]
Constitution of committee for publication of Annual Reports for 2014-15 & 2015-16 [28.9.2016]
Constitution of the committee for engagement of retired employees as consultant [31.8.2016]
Constitution of the Local Grievance Committee & Committee for Consultative Mechanism for redressal of Grievances [31.8.2016]
Constitution of the Empowered Committee to evaluate the Performance Mapping of Group-IV Scientists for the year April 2015 to March 2016 [29.8.2016]
Constitution of committee for listing CSIR-NISCAIR journals into DOAJ [22.8.2016]
Constitution of Internal committee for redressal of complaints made by a woman employee regarding sexual harassment at NISCAIR [8.8.2016]
Constitution of Collegium & Empowered Committee for the year April 2015 to March 2016 [4.8.2016]
Constitution of Standing Committee for redressal of grievances in the R&D matters [3.8.2016]
Constitution of committee to prepare a detailed proposal for designing new skill development programmes [5.5.2016]
Extension of tenure of ISTAG committee [19.4.2016]
Extension of tenure of ISTAG committee [12.4.2016]
Re-constitution of Training & Nomination Committee w.e.f. 1.4.2016 [22.3.2016]
Re-constitution of team of RTI Officers w.e.f. 1.4.2016 [16.3.2016]
Constitution of committee to examine the proposal on publishing special issue of ALIS as a book [1.3.2016]
Constitution of committee to organize activities related to the inaugural function of NATDAC programme [18.2.2016]
Constitution of committee to organize activities related to the inaugural function of NATDAC programme [17.2.2016]
Constitution of Task Force Committee for VACCIN project (ISC0302) [3.2.2016]
Creation of STADS Group [3.2.2016]
Extension of tenure of farewell committee up to 31.3.2016 [22.1.2016]
Constitution of committee to deliberate on Institute's futuristic vision [24.11.2015]
Instructions regarding proper channel for representation/communications to be made by Govt. servents [31.8.2015]
Committee for organizing training programme for science reporters & journalists [18.8.2015]
Constitution of committee to decide subscription policy to resolve the cases like Indian Journal of Chemical Technology etc. [16.7.2015]
Designating as CPIOs for RTI applications [15.7.2015]
Constitution of committee to bring out NISCAIR Annual Report 2014-15 [13.7.2015]
Re-constitution of ISTAG committee [13.4.2015]
Constitution of committee to review & revise the fee structure of short term training programmes [16.12.2014]
Committee for mandatory publication of tender enquiries & bid awards on Central Public Procurement Portal [21.11.2014]
Constitution of committee for CSIR Samachar/CSIR News - Online publication [14.3.2014]
OM Regarding Committee of Parliament on Official Language: Information I [03.12.2013]
OM Regarding Committee of Parliament on Official Language: Information II [03.12.2013]
OM Regarding Committee of Parliament on Official Language: Information III [03.12.2013]
Constitution of Purchase Committee for purchase of items upto Rs. 25 Lakhs for the financial year 2013-14 [22.4.2013]
Office Memorandum in respect of constitution of committee for redressal of complaints by a woman employee [12.11.2012]
Constitution of Apex Coordination Committee [26.02.2010]