Right to information Act is an Act enacted by the Parliament on 15.06.2005 and notified in the Gazette of India dated 21.06.2005.
- It is an Act to provide for right to information for Citizens to secure access to information under the control of Public authority.
- The Citizens can have access to the information of the authority under the provisions of the Right to Information Act except certain information as notified under relevant sections. The Citizens may obtain the information on Payment of prescribed fee.
Categories of information required to be compiled Under Section 4(1)(b) of the Act.
|Sl.No||Category of Information||Information placed by TRF on the website|
|(i)||Particulars of its Organization Division, functions and duties||Organisational Chart|
|(ii)||Powers and duties of its officers and employees||Existing delegation of powers of officers|
|(iii)||Procedure followed in the decision including channels of supervision and accesbility||Procedure followed in the Decision / Channel of Supervision|
|(iv)||Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.||Duties & Responsibilities|
|(v)||Statement of categories of documents that are held by it or under its control.||
Categories of documents
Custodian of documents/categories
UPASI Tea Research Foundation
|(vi)||Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representationby, the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementationthereof.||Public Authority|
|(vii)||Statement of Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice 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.||N.A.|
|(viii)||A directory of its officers and employees.||Directory of Officers and Employees|
|(ix)||The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of computerization as provided in its regulations.||Monthly remuneration received by each of its Officers and employees (Basic Pay) are available as per central govt rules.|
|(x)||The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made.||UPASI-TRF Budget 2022-23|
|(xi)||The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.||N.A.|
|(xii)||The particulars of concessions, permits of authorizations granted by it.||N.A.|
|(xiii)||Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form.||TRF has taken adequate steps to store any general information in electronic format.|
|(xiv)||Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of library or reading room, if maintained for public.||Working hours of the TRF is 8.30 A.M. to 5.30 P.M. (with Lunch break from 12.30 to 1.30 P.M.) and the TRF follows five and half days a week system. (Monday - Friday & Saturday halfday) The Citizens can approach the offices any time between 9.30 A.M. & 5.30 P.M. for obtaining information.|
|(xv)||Names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers.||Designated Nodal Officer: CPIO and AA|
|(xvi)||Other information as may be prescribed.Public Information Officers (PIOs)
||Needful done to receive applications under RTI Act, 2005.|
|(xvii)||Audit Report||Financial Report – 2013-14|
|Financial Report – 2014-15|
|(xviii)||Transparency Audit Report||Transparency Audit Report 2021-22|
|(xix)||TRF Budget||TRF Budget 2021-22 & 2022-23|
UPASI TRF had represented to the CPIO & Under Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry vide letter dated 10th February 2018 that UPASI TRF is not a Public Authority as defined under the Right to Information Act 2005 for the reasons stated in the said letter and requested to delist UPASI TRF from the list of Public Authorities under the Dept. of Commerce, GoI.
The Department of Commerce has informed us that our representation is under consideration by DOP & T and their comments are awaited in this regard.