Right To Information Act

Status Report of Applications Received FAQ Procedure for Request of Information
List of Publications, National/International Patents Grants, Contributions Scientific & Technical Staff as on 01.07.2018 Administrative Staff as on 01.07.2018


  1 Particulars of its organisation, functions and duties
  2 Powers and duties of officers and employees

Procedure followed in decision making process (including channels of supervision and accountability)

Final decision making authority

Related provisions, acts, rules etc. and Time limit for taking a decisions, if any

Channel of supervision and accountability

  4 Norms for discharge of functions
  5 Rules, regulations, instructions, manual and records for discharging functions
  6 Categories of documents held by the authority under its control
  7 Formulation of policy or implementation::NIL
  8 Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies constituted as part of the Public Authority
  9 Directory of scientists, officers and employees
 10 Monthly remuneration of scientists, officers and employees and system of compensation
 11 Budget allocations (all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements)
 12 Execution of subsidy programmes::NIL
 13 Recipients of concessions, permits or authorisations::NIL
 14 Details of information in an electronic form
 15 Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information(Library/Reading Room)
 16 Names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers
 17 Other information::NIL

Other Information:

No. of employees against whom Disciplinary action has been proposed/taken

No. of employees against whom disciplinary action has been: One

Pending for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings: Shri J. B. Gandhi, Scientist

Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings: Not applicable


Programmes to advance understanding of RTI

Educational programmes, Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmes, Training of CPIO/APIO

Update & publish guidelines on RTI by the Public Authorities concerned: Not applicable

  Transfer policy and transfer orders: Not applicable
  Foriegn and domestic tours

Information related to procurements

Notice/tender enquires, and corrigenda if any thereon: Active Tenders Tender Archives

Details of the bids awarded comprising the names of the suppliers of goods/ services being procured, The rate /rates and the total amount at which such procurement or works contract is to be executed

  Manner of execution of subsidy programme: Not applicable
  Discretionary and non-discretionary grants: Not applicable
  Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits of authorizations granted by the public authority: Not applicable
  CAG & PAC paras: Not applicable
  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: Not applicable
  Are the details of policies / decisions, which affect public, informed to them: Not applicable

Dissemination of information widely and in such form and manner which is easily accessible to the public

Science Communication

Information Resources

Facilities & Services

  Form of accesibility of information manual/handbook: Not applicable
  Whether information manual/ handbook available free of cost or not: Not applicable
  Language in which Information Manual/Handbook Available: Not applicable
  When was the information Manual/Handbook last updated?: Not applicable

Information available in electronic form

Journal & popular science magazine articles

Abstracting journals- ISA MAPA

Online Article Submission

CSIR-Knowledge Gateway

CSIR Virtual Union Catalogue

National Science Digital Library (NSDL)




Annual Reports



Particulars of facilities available to citizen for obtaining information

DIRF Data Centre, Pusa Campus, New Delhi

Facilities & Services


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

Grievance redressal mechanism- OM Dt. 31.8.2016, OM Dt. 3.8.2016

Details of applications received under RTI and information provided

List of completed schemes/ projects/ Programmes- Climate Change Informatics, 12th Five Year Plan Projects

List of schemes/ projects/ programme underway

Annual Report

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

Citizen’s Charter


Receipt & Disposal of RTI applications & appeals

Details of applications received and disposed

Details of appeals received and orders issued

  Replies to questions asked in the parliament: Not applicable

Such other information as may be precribed

Name & details of Current CPIOs & FAAs

Name & details of Earlier CPIOs & FAAs from 1.1.2015: 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18

Details of third party audit of voluntary disclosure: Not applicable

Appointment of Nodal Officers not below the rank of Joint Secretary/ Additional HoD: Not applicable

Consultancy committee of key stake holders for advice on suo-motu disclosure: Not applicable

Committee of PIOs/FAAs with rich experience in RTI to identify frequently sought information under RTI: Not applicable


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

Details of projects underway


Guidelines for Indian Government Websites (GIGW) is followed (released in February, 2009 and included in the Central Secretariat Manual of Office Procesdures (CSMOP) by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions, Got. Of India)

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