Right to Information

RTI SECTION 4

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
Registrar
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
3.1 THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY PDF FORM | ACT, 2007(N.T.T’S ACT 2007)
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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.

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 FAA 24 RTI FAA Q 24 2020-03-10 RTI FAA R 24 2020-03-12
2 RTI Q 181 RTI CPIO Q 181 2020-03-06 RTI CPIO R 181 2020-09-24
3 RTI Q 179 RTI Q 179 2020-01-15 RTI R 179 2020-02-03
4 RTI Q 176 RTI Q 176 2020-01-15 RTI R 176 2020-01-28
5 RTI Q 178 RTI Q 178 2020-01-15 RTI R 178 2020-02-03