Right to Information


1. About Act
1.1 Name & Title of the Act Right to Information Act.2005
Right to Information Act.2012
1.2 Definition Right to Information means the right to inspection of work, documents, records taking notes, extracts or, certified copies of documents or records; taking certified samples of material; obtaining information in the form of diskettes, floppies, tapes, video cassettes or in any other electronic mode or through printouts where such information is stored in a computer or in any other device subject to relevant provisions in this regard.
1.3 Objective/purpose of the Act To provide available information of the Institute as enshrined in RTI ACT to the Indian citizen on payment of prescribed fees.
1.4 Users Citizen of India.
2. Name and Address of Central Public Information Officer and Appellate Authority

Central Public Information Officer (CPIO)
Mr. Debashish Mondal
Assistant Registrar
National Institute of Technology Durgapur
Mahatma Gandhi Avenue Durgapur-713209,
West Bengal, India
Phone Number 0343-2752008
Email: debasish.mondal@admin.nitdgp.ac.in

First Appellate Authority
Shri Soumya Sen Sharma
National Institute of Technology Durgapur
Mahatma Gandhi Avenue Durgapur-713213,
West Bengal, India
Emial: registrar@admin.nitdgp.ac.in
3. Act and statues of the Institute
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3.2 the National Institutes of Technology Pdf Form (Amendment) Act, 2012
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3.3 First Statutes of N.I.Ts
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3.4 First Statutes of National Institute Pdf Form of Technology (Amendent) Statutes, 2017
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3.5 Amendments in the Statutes of NITs and IIEST, shibpur
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4. About Organisation
4.1 Name
National Institute of Technology Durgapur Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, West Bengal, Pin-713209 India
4.2 Brief history of the Institute
The National Institute of Technology, Durgapur (formerly Regional Engineering College, Durgapur), was established by an Act of Parliament in 1960 as one of the eight such colleges aimed to function as a pace setter for engineering education in the country and to foster national integration. It is a fully-funded premier Technological Institution of the Government of India and is administered by an autonomous Board of Governors. The Institute is a University which awards B.Tech., M.C.A., M.Sc., M.B.A., M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees to students after their successful completion of the specified courses. The Institute imparts education in the disciplines of Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Environmental science, Materials Science and Management Studies. As decided by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, the procedure for selection of candidates for admission to the Bachelor Degree Courses in Engineering Technology in National Institute of Technology Durgapur and in other NITs is on the basis of State Rank/ All India Rank (AIR) of AIEEE conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and the same is executed through counselling by Central Counselling Board, AIEEE under guidance from MHRD, GOI as per schedule notified by CCB. In addition to the normal intake, a few seats are reserved for Foreign Students who are nominated by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Government of India.
4.3 Location
The Institute is located about 160 KMs north-west of Kolkata on the Howrah-Delhi main railway route and overlooking the National Highway No. 2(the great Grand- Trunk Road). The Institute spreads over an area of 187 acres of land. It is fully residential and co-educational. At present about 2500 boys and 500 girls reside in seven boys' hostels and two girls' hostels. The annual undergraduate intake is more than 1000 students.
4.4 Administration
The highest body in the administrative setup of the Institute is the Board of Governors which is headed by the eminent educationist Prof. Anupam Basu Chairperson (Acting), the Director National Institute of Technology, Durgapur & Professor (on-lien) Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) IIT Kharagpur 721302. The Board has representatives from the State and Central Governments, the University, All India Council of Technical Education, Indian Institute of Technology, the Industry and the Faculty of the Institute. The Director is the Head of Administration in the Institute.
4.5 Organizational Structure
The Director is the principal academic and executive officer of the Institute. He reports to the Board of Governors. The Chairman of the Board executes the contract between the Director and the Institute. The Director is Chairman of the Senate. The Senate comprising all the professors and HODs of the Institute and external members decide the academic policy of the Institute. The Director is assisted in the management of the affairs of the Institute by six Deans: Dean - Academic, Dean - Student Welfare, Dean - Research & Consultancy, Dean- Faculty Welfare , Dean- Planning & Development, Dean- Alumni Affairs & Outreach.
4.6 Vision, Mission and key Objection
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4.7 Functions and Duties
As per Act and Statutes of the Institute
4.8 Powers and duties of its officers and employees
As per Clause 17 of National Institute of Technology Act, 2007 Director is the Principal Academic and executive officer of the Institute and is responsible for administration of the Institute and for imparting instructions and maintenance of discipline therein. Subject to the budget provisions made for the specific purpose the Director has the power to incur expenditure in accordance with the procedure and guidelines laid down by Board of Governors and MHRD, GOI. As per Clause 18 of National Institute of Technology Act, 2007 The Registrar of the Institute is the custodial of records, the common seal, the funds of the Institute and such other property of the Institute. He is responsible to the Director for the proper discharge of his functions. Other officers and staff members of the Institute are responsible for the functions and duties assigned to them by the Director from time to time.
4.9 The procedure followed in the decision making Process, including channels of supervision and accountability.
As per the NIT Act, 2007, different committees of the Institute such as Finance Committee and Building and Works Committee are empowered in decision making in their respective fields. The Board of Governors is the final authority in supervising all the activities and decisions taken at different levels. The Institute is administered by the Director and assisted by six Deans, Registrar, Deputy Registrars and Assistant Registrar who carry out different functions and responsibilities as laid down in the NIT Act, 2007 and NIT Statutes, 2009 and by the Board of Governors from time to time. Senate is the highest Academic Authority of the Institute and is empowered to take all decisions regarding academic matters. The recommendations of the Senate are finally considered by the Board of Governors.
4.10 The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions.
Norms set by the MHRD, Govt. of India and the Board of Governors are used for discharge of administrative functions of the Institute. UGAC, PGAC and BOS (Research) recommend norms for implementation in UG, PG and Research programmes respectively. However all the norms and standards for all academic programmes are finally considered by the Senate.
4.11 The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.
  1. As per Act and Statutes of the Institute
  2. Fundamental Rules
  3. Supplementary Rules
  4. General Finance Rules
  5. Ordinances & Regulation for all courses.
  6. Administrative Office Orders/Decisions and Guidelines as approved by Institutes' Governing Body i.e. Board of Governors (BOG)
4.12 Statement of the categories of documents held by the organization or under its control
Organization PDF form ( Organization Chart was approved by the 42nd Board of Governors Meeting)
4.14 Council, Board, Committees/Governing body of the Institute
  1. Board of Governors
  2. Finance Committee
  3. Building and Works Committee
  4. Senate
4.15 A directory of its faculty, officers and employees
Institute Telephone Directory
4.16 The monthly remuneration received by each of its faculty, officers and employees as provided in its regulation.
Pay Structure of Institute Employees
4.17 The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made.
Data of Budgetary Allocation & Expenditure of all plans.
4.18 The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.
No Subsidy is given
4.19 Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it.
Faculty chairs and its occupants Scholarships
4.20 Details in respect of the information available to or held by it reduced in an electronic form.
Please See Institute Website: www.nitdgp.ac.in
4.21 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.
Central Library is not available for public use.
5. Statement of categories of documents held by the organisation or under its control :
5.1 Minutes of the meeting of Board of Governors
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5.2 Minutes of the meeting of Finance Committee
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5.3 Minutes of the meeting of Building & Works committee
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5.4 Minutes of the meeting of the Senate
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5.5 Annual Reports of the Institute
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5.6 Audit Reports of the Institute
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6. 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:
Public representation in formulation of policy and its implementation is ensured through Board of Governors, Finance Committee and Building and Works Committee of the Institute which are represented by members from different fields such as academics, industries and government. These committees are the highest policy making authorities of the Institute. The Senate, the highest academic body of the Institute is also represented by members from academics and industries.
7. Budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made:
Annual Accounts Reports of the Institute
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9. RTI Application Status
SL. NO. RTI Request No. Request Details Request Date Reply Details Reply Date
1 RTI Q 150 RTI Q 150 2019-06-24 RTI R 150 2019-08-06
2 RTI Q 160 RTI Q 160 2019-08-27 RTI R 160 160A 2019-09-12
3 RTI Q FAA_19 RTI Q FAA 19 2019-11-29 RTI R FAA 19 2019-12-10
4 RTI Q 181 RTI CPIO Q 181 2020-03-06 RTI CPIO R 181 2020-09-24
5 RTI Q FAA_11 RTI Q FAA 11 2019-07-11 RTI R FAA 11 2019-08-06
6 RTI Q 157 RTI Q 157 2019-07-08 RTI R 157 2019-09-05
7 RTI Q 161 RTI Q 161 2019-09-03 RTI R 161 2019-09-30
8 RTI Q 171 RTI Q 171 XJt4X7u 2019-11-19 RTI R 171 E7a1Tav 2019-12-31
9 RTI Q 154 RTI Q 154 2019-08-08 RTI R 154 2019-09-02
10 RTI Q 143 RTI Q 143 2019-04-10 RTI R 143 2019-04-16
11 RTI Q FAA_23 RTI Q FAA 23 2019-12-12 RTI R FAA 23 2019-12-19
12 RTI Q 142 RTI Q 142 2019-04-10 RTI R 142 2019-04-22
13 RTI Q FAA_16 RTI Q FAA 16 2019-09-23 RTI R FAA 16 2019-09-25
14 RTI Q FAA_13 RTI Q FAA 13 2019-08-27 RTI R FAA 13 2019-09-05
15 RTI Q FAA_17 RTI Q FAA 17 2019-09-23 RTI R FAA 17 2019-09-25
16 RTI Q 147 RTI Q 147 2019-05-16 RTI R 147 2019-06-12
17 RTI Q 144 RTI Q 144 2019-04-18 RTI R 144 2019-05-20
18 RTI Q 177 RTI Q 177 2020-01-15 RTI R 177 2020-01-31
19 RTI Q 171 RTI Q 171 2019-11-19 RTI R 171 2019-12-31
20 RTI Q 178 RTI Q 178 2020-01-15 RTI R 178 2020-02-03
21 RTI Q FAA 24 RTI FAA Q 24 2020-03-10 RTI FAA R 24 2020-03-12
22 RTI Q 163 RTI Q 163 2019-09-04 RTI R 163 2019-09-17
23 RTI Q 153 RTI Q 153 2019-08-03 RTI R 153 2019-08-28
24 RTI Q 172 RTI Q 172 2019-12-09 RTI R 172 2020-01-14
25 RTI Q 158 RTI Q 158 2019-08-28 RTI R 158 2019-09-17
26 RTI Q 159 RTI Q 159 2019-08-28 RTI R 159 2019-09-17
27 RTI Q FAA_18 RTI Q FAA 18 2019-09-30 RTI R FAA 18 2019-10-01
28 RTI Q 176 RTI Q 176 2020-01-15 RTI R 176 2020-01-28
29 RTI Q 166 RTI Q 166 2019-11-04 RTI R 166 2019-10-03
30 RTI Q 168 RTI Q 168 2019-09-20 RTI R 168 2019-10-14
31 RTI Q 173 RTI Q 173 2020-01-08 RTI R 173 2020-02-03
32 RTI Q FAA_14 RTI Q FAA 14 2019-08-27 RTI R FAA 14 2019-09-05
33 RTI Q 169 RTI Q 169 2019-10-15 RTI R 169 2019-10-24
34 RTI Q FAA_8 RTI Q FAA 8 2019-02-26 RTI R FAA 8 2019-04-02
35 RTI Q FAA_10 RTI Q FAA 10 2019-06-19 RTI R FAA 10 2019-07-02
36 RTI Q 146 RTI Q 146 2019-05-02 RTI R 146 2019-05-17
37 RTI Q 175 RTI Q 175 2020-01-13 RTI R 175 2020-02-03
38 RTI Q 136 RTI Q 136 2019-02-12 RTI R 136 2019-04-05
39 RTI Q 131 RTI Q 131 2019-01-17 RTI R 131 2019-04-04
40 RTI Q 164 RTI Q 164 2019-09-11 RTI R 164 2020-01-09
41 RTI Q FAA_15 RTI Q FAA 15 2019-09-06 RTI R FAA 15 2019-09-09
42 RTI Q 145 RTI Q 145 2019-04-18 RTI R 145 2019-04-22
43 RTI Q 179 RTI Q 179 2020-01-15 RTI R 179 2020-02-03
44 RTI Q 165 RTI Q 165 2019-09-06 RTI R 165 2019-10-03
45 RTI Q 149 RTI R 149 2019-06-24 RTI R 149 2019-08-07
46 RTI Q FAA_12 RTI Q FAA 12 2019-08-20 RTI Q FAA 12 2019-08-22
47 RTI Q 156 RTI Q 156 2019-08-24 RTI R 156 2019-09-17
48 RTI Q 174 RTI Q 174 2020-01-10 RTI R 174 2020-02-03
49 RTI Q 162 RTI Q 162 2019-09-05 RTI R 162 162A 2019-09-12
50 RTI Q FAA_22 RTI Q FAA 22 2019-12-11 RTI R FAA 22 2019-12-19
51 RTI Q 167 RTI Q 167 2019-09-05 RTI R 167 2019-09-27
52 RTI Q 148 RTI Q 148 2019-05-27 RTI R 148 2019-06-19
53 RTI Q FAA_20 RTI Q FAA 20 2019-12-04 RTI R FAA 20 2019-12-04