Right To Information Act

The Right to Information Act 2005 came into force for its enactment from 12 October 2005 to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority in India. Under the act, CSIR-IIIM, Jammu, is committed to provide following information on its website to every citizen of India.

List of rules, regulations, instructions manual and records, referred to by CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (CSIR-IIIM), Canal Road, Jammu for discharging functions are as mentioned. These rules/guidelines can also be accessed on CSIR Website

Please follow the links below if you have an interest in obtaining requisite information.

Powers and duties of officers (administrative, financial and judicial)

1.  Director
Director is the Executive Head of the Laboratory. The responsibilities of director are

  • Realizing the mission of the CSIR-IIIM
  • Creating an environment in CSIR-IIIM conducive to nurturing of innovation and productive research in support of the mandate of the institute.
  • Managing the affairs of the institute as per the decisions of the Management Council.
  • Director shall in all matters have powers delegated to him by the Governing Body of CSIR.
    [Ref : Rule 53 A iii of CSIR Rules & Regulations and Bye-laws]

Bye-laws further provide for delegation of powers to other officers / functionaries subordinate to Director. The details of powers of DG,CSIR; RC; MC; Director and the powers delegated to other functionaries may please be referred to at link delegation.
2. Controller of Administration

  • Overall in-charge of the activities in the Administrative sections that deal with matters like establishment; maintenance, upkeep and security of the institute’s property; logistics support; control on the expenditure from administrative angle; etc.
  • Reporting /Reviewing officer for the staff working in administrative block.
  • Execute the power delegated to the COA
  • Undertake the tasks as assigned from time-to-time of non-routine nature.

3. Finance & Account officer

  • To assist and advise the Director on all financial matters and be responsible for providing support services to all the scientific staff and bench-level-scientists.
  • Active participation in management decisions being an ex-officio member in statutory and other committees like Management Council, Standing Purchase Committees, Standing Disposal Committee, Departmental Promotion Committee, Honorarium Distribution Committee, Estate & Work Committee etc.
  • Liaison and co-ordination work in respect of DACR & CSIR audit parties.
  • Financial concurrence of all the proposals including service matters.
  • To keep liaison with CSIR HQs on matters related to Finance/ Accounts/ Audit.
  • Preparation of REs & BEs, review of expenditure vis-a-vis budget allocation.
  • Preparation of annual account, income & expenditure statement and balance sheet.
  • Scrutiny of pension cases and issue of PPO, retirement /death gratuity, commutation order etc.
  • Implementation of activities related to modernization and computerization of finance & accounts functions.
  • Any other work assigned by CSIR/Director.

4. Stores and Purchase Officer

  • Overall in-charge of the activities in the Stores and Purchase sections that deal with matters like purchase of stores, maintenance of stores inventories, write-off of unserviceable items, auction of outdated stores, etc.
  • Reporting /Reviewing Officer for the staff working in the Stores and Purchase section.
  • Execute the policies concerning purchase and stores procedures for smooth functioning of the institute.
  • Provide advice to the functional bodies (committees, groups) within the organization.
  • Keep liaison with CSIR on matters related to Stores and Purchase.
  • Provide healthy working conditions and atmosphere to the institute by correct interpretation of rules and laws.
  • Advice Director, NIO on the matters related to stores and purchase for decisions.
  • Seek instructions of the Director on the matters beyond routine for implementation.

The Research Council members are the experts who represent public and domain experts help formulate policies and implementation

NameDr. Shashank Kr. Singh
DesignationSr. Principal Scientist
DivisionPharmacology Division
Room Number
Email sksingh @iiim.res.in
Name Sh. Anil Katare
DesignationPrincipal Scientist
Division Quality Management & Instrumentation Division
Room Number CGMP Plant
Phone/EPABX 362
Phone/Fax0191-2585006-13/15/18, Ext :362
Email akkatare@iiim.res.in
NameSh. Rajesh Gupta
DesignationAdministrative officer
Room Number360
Phone/EPABX91- 191-2585006-13/15/18, Extn:368

Proactive Disclosure



Details of disclosure

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(Fully met/partially met/ not met- Not applicable will be treated as fully met/partially met)

1.1 Particulars of its organisation, functions and duties
[Section 4(1)(b)(i)]
i) Name and address of the Organization https://iiim.res.in/
ii) Head of the organization Dr. Zabeer Ahmed
iii) Vision, Mission and Key objectives

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iv) Function and duties

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v) Organization Chart Click Here
vi) Any other details-the genesis, inception, formation of the department and the HoDs from time to time as well as the committees/ Commissions constituted from time to time have been dealt


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1.2 Power and duties of its officers and employees
[Section 4(1) (b)(ii)]
i) Powers and duties of officers (administrative, financial and judicial)

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ii) Power and duties of other employees 1. Heads of Divisions / Centres (HoD / HoC)

HoD / HoC acts as the facilitator for running the R&D / S&T projects programmes of the respective Division / Centre Control of job allocation and supervision of Division / Centres activities. Granting and recommending leave of his staff members.

2. Scientists

Major duties and responsibilities of Scientist are to carryout R&D/S&T activities leading to a Project / Programme of the Laboratory as per the approved mandate.

3. Technical/ Administrative Staff Technical & Supporting Staff members provides technical support to the R&D Scientists. Administrative and Accounts / Stores Purchase / Security / Laboratory House Keepings activities.

iii) Rules/ orders under which powers and duty are derived and


iv) Exercised


v) Work allocation I. Work allocation to different S&T staff is done as per the mandate of institute vis-à-vis specialization of research activity.

II. Administrative works : The routine administrative work is being allocated to the officials on rotational basis.

1.3 Procedure followed in decision making process
[Section 4(1)(b)(iii)]
i) Process of decision making Identify key decision making points


ii) Final decision making authority


iii) Related provisions, acts, rules etc.


iv) Time limit for taking a decisions, if any


v) Channel of supervision and accountability

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1.4 Norms for discharge of functions
[Section 4(1)(b)(iv)]
i) Nature of functions/ services offered

Research & Development

ii) Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery

Research standards followed as per objectives of research projects and institutional mandate.

iii) Process by which these services can be accessed

Through PME Division

iv) Time-limit for achieving the targets

All R&D Projects are time bound

v) Process of redress of grievances

Local Grievance Committee

1.5 Rules, regulations, instructions manual and records for discharging functions
[Section 4(1)(b)(v)]
i) Title and nature of the record/ manual /instruction.


ii) List of Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records.


iii) Acts/ Rules manuals etc.


iv) Transfer policy and transfer orders



1.6 Categories of documents held by the authority under its control

[Section 4(1)(b) (vi)]

i) Categories of documents

A,B,C & D

(ii) Custodian of documents/categories

Director, CSIR-IIIM

1.7 Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies constituted as part of the Public Authority
[Section 4(1)(b)(viii)]
i) Name of Boards, Council, Committee etc.

Management Council

ii) Composition

Management Council

iii) Dates from which constituted
iv) Term/ Tenure
v) Powers and functions

Management Council

vi) Whether their meetings are open to the public?


vii) Whether the minutes of the meetings are open to the public?


viii) Place where the minutes if open to the public are available?


1.8 Directory of officers and employees
[Section 4(1) (b) (ix)]
i) Name and designation

CSIR Directory Available on https://www.iiim.res.in/

ii) Telephone , fax and email ID
1.9 Monthly Remuneration received by officers & employees including system of compensation
[Section 4(1) (b) (x)]
i) List of employees with Gross monthly remuneration

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ii) System of compensation as provided in its regulations


1.10 Name, designation and other particulars of public information officers

[Section 4(1) (b) (xvi)]

i) Name and designation of the public information officer (PIO), Assistant Public Information (s) & Appellate Authority

Name, designation and other particulars of public information officers [Section 4(1) (b) (xvi)]

Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) : Er.Anil Kumar Katare, Principal Scientist
Assistant Public Information Officer (APIO) : Sh. Rajesh Gupta
Appellate Authority :

ii) Address, telephone numbers and email ID of each designated official.

Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) : CSIR-IIIM, Canal Road, Jammu; 9797388843, akkatare@iiim.res.in
Assistant Public Information Officer (APIO) : Canal Road, Jammu; 9419232011, rajeshkgupta@iiim.res.in
Appellate Authority : Canal Road, Jammu;


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

(Section 4(2))

No. of employees against whom disciplinary action has been

i) Pending for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings



ii) Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings


1.12 Programmes to advance understanding of RTI

(Section 26)

i) Educational programmes

Workshop and interactive programme on RTI were held.

ii) Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmes

iii) Training of CPIO/APIO

Trainings to CPIO/APIO are imparted from time to time by CSIR HQrs.

iv) Update & publish guidelines on RTI by the Public Authorities concerned

Done from time to time.

1.13 Transfer policy and transfer orders
[F No. 1/6/2011- IR dt. 15.4.2013]


As framed by CSIR- HQr.



Details of disclosure

Remarks/ Reference Points
(Fully met/partially met/ not met- Not applicable will be treated as fully met/partially met)


Budget allocated to each agency including all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursements made etc.
[Section 4(1)(b)(xi)]
(i) Total Budget for the public authority

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(ii) Budget for each agency and plan & programmes

Not applicable

(iii) Proposed expenditures

Not applicable

(iv) Revised budget for each agency, if any

Not applicable

(v) Report on disbursements made and place where the related reports are available

Not applicable


Foreign and domestic tours
(F.No. 1/8/2012- IR dt. 11.9.2012)
(i) Budget

Not applicable

(ii) Foreign and domestic Tours by ministries and officials of the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government and above, as well as the heads of the Department.

a) Places visited

b) The period of visit

c) The number of members in the official delegation

d) Expenditure on the visit

Partially met


(iii) Information related to procurements

a) Notice/tender enquires, and corrigenda if any thereon,

b) Details of the bids awarded comprising the names of the suppliers of goods/ services being procured,

c) The works contracts concluded – in any such combination of the above-and

d) The rate /rates and the total amount at which such procurement or works contract is to be executed.

Tenders and Purchase


Manner of execution of subsidy programme
[Section 4(i)(b)(xii)]
(i) Name of the programme of activity

Not applicable

(ii) Objective of the programme

Not applicable

(iii) Procedure to avail benefits

Not applicable

(iv) Duration of the programme/ scheme

Not applicable

(v) Physical and financial targets of the programme

Not applicable

(vi) Nature/ scale of subsidy /amount allotted

Not applicable

(vii) Eligibility criteria for grant of subsidy

Not applicable

(viii) Details of beneficiaries of subsidy programme (number, profile etc)

Not applicable


Discretionary and non-discretionary grants [F. No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013] (i) Discretionary and non-discretionary grants/ allocations to State Govt./ NGOs/other institutions

Not applicable

(ii) Annual accounts of all legal entities who are provided grants by public authorities

Not applicable


Particulars of recipients of  concessions, permits of authorizations granted by the public authority
[Section 4(1) (b) (xiii)]
(i) Concessions, permits or authorizations granted by public authority

Not applicable

(ii) For each concessions, permit or authorization granted

a) Eligibility criteria

b) Procedure for getting the concession/ grant and/ or permits of authorizations

c) Name and address of the recipients given concessions/ permits or authorisations

d) Date of award of concessions /permits of authorizations

Not applicable


`CAG & PAC paras [F No. 1/6/2011- IR dt. 15.4.2013] CAG and PAC paras and the action taken reports (ATRs) after these have been laid on the table of both houses of the parliament.

Not applicable



Details of disclosure

Remarks/ Reference Points
(Fully met/partially met/ not met- Not applicable will be treated as fully met/partially met)


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

[Section 4(1)(b)(vii)]

[F No 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]

Arrangement for consultations with  or representation by the members of the public

(i) Relevant Acts, Rules, Forms and other documents which are normally accessed by citizens

Not applicable

(ii) Arrangements for consultation with or representation by

a) Members of the public in policy formulation/ policy implementation

b) Day & time allotted for visitors

c) Contact details of Information & Facilitation Counter (IFC) to provide publications frequently sought by RTI applicants

Not applicable

Public- private partnerships (PPP)

(i) Details of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), if any

Not applicable

(ii) Detailed project reports (DPRs)

Not applicable

(iii) Concession agreements.

Not applicable

(iv) Operation and maintenance manuals

Not applicable

(v) Other documents generated as part of the implementation of the PPP

Not applicable

(vi) Information relating to fees, tolls, or the other kinds of revenues that may be collected under authorisation from the government

Not applicable

(vii) Information relating to outputs and outcomes

Not applicable

(viii) The process of the selection of the private sector party (concessionaire etc.)

Not applicable

(ix) All payment made under the PPP project

Not applicable


Are the details of policies / decisions, which affect public, informed to them
[Section 4(1) (c)]
Publish all relevant facts while formulating important policies or announcing decisions which affect public to make the process more interactive;

(i) Policy decisions/ legislations taken in the previous one year

Not applicable

(ii) Outline the Public consultation process

Not applicable

(iii) Outline the arrangement for consultation before formulation of policy

Not applicable


Dissemination of information widely and in such form and manner which is easily accessible to the public
[Section 4(3)]
Use of the most effective means of communication

(i) Internet (website)



Form of accessibility of information manual/ handbook
[Section 4(1)(b)]
Information manual/handbook available in

(i) Electronic format


(ii) Printed format



Whether information manual/ handbook available free of cost or not
[Section 4(1)(b)]
List of materials available

(i) Free of cost

Annual report for the years             2019-20,
2013-15 (2 Years),

(ii) At a reasonable cost of the medium

Not applicable

S .No.


Details of disclosure

Remarks/ Reference Points
(Fully met/partially met/ not met- Not applicable will be treated as fully met/partially met)


Language in which Information Manual/Handbook Available
[F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.4.2013]
(i) English


(ii) Vernacular/ Local Language



When was the information Manual/Handbook last updated?
[F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt 15.4.2013]
Last date of Annual updation

Annual report for the years


2013-15 (2 Years),


Information available in electronic form
[Section 4(1)(b)(xiv)]
(i) Details of information available in electronic form


(ii) Name/ title of the document/record/ other information


(iii) Location where available

Annual report for the years


2013-15 (2 Years),



Particulars of facilities available to citizen for obtaining information
[Section 4(1)(b)(xv)]

(i) Name & location of the faculty


(ii) Details of information made available


(iii) Working hours of the facility


(iv) Contact person & contact details (Phone, fax email)



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Such other information as may be prescribed under section 4(i) (b)(xvii) (i) Grievance redressal mechanism

Fully met
Through Local Grievance Committee

(ii) Details of applications received under RTI and information provided

Fully met

(iii) List of completed schemes/ projects/ Programmes

Fully met

(iv) List of schemes/ projects/ programme underway

Fully met

(v) Details of all contracts entered into including name of the contractor, amount of contract and period of completion of contract

Fully met

(vi) Annual Report

Annual report for the years


2013-15 (2 Years),

(vii) Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)


(viii) Any other information such as

a) Citizen’s Charter


b) Result Framework Document (RFD)


c) Six monthly reports on the


d) Performance against the benchmarks set in the Citizen’s Charter



Receipt & Disposal of RTI applications & appeals [F.No 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013] (i) Details of applications received and disposed


(ii) Details of appeals received and orders issued



Replies to questions asked in the parliament
[Section 4(1)(d)(2)]
Details of questions asked and replies given


S. No.


Details of disclosure

Remarks/ Reference Points
(Fully met/partially met/ not met- Not applicable will be treated as fully met/partially met)


Such other information as may be prescribed [F.No. 1/2/2016-IR dt. 17.8.2016, F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.4.2013] (i) Name & details of

a) Current CPIOs & FAAs

b) Earlier CPIO & FAAs from 1.1.2015

(a) Current CPIOs & FFA : Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) :Er. Anil Kumar Katare, Principal Scientist

CAPIO : Sh. Rajesh Gupta, A.O

Appellate Authority : Dr. Zabeer Ahmed, Director

(b) Earlier CPIO & FAAs : Public Information Officer (PIO) : Dr. Zabeer Ahmed

Appellate Authority : Er. Rajneesh Anand



Details of disclosure

Remarks/ Reference Points
(Fully met/partially met/ not met- Not applicable will be treated as fully met/partially met)


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

The information required to be made public is regularly uploaded on institutional website : https://iiim.res.in

Partially met


Guidelines for Indian Government Websites (GIGW) is followed (released in February, 2009 and included in the Central Secretariat Manual of Office Procedures (CSMOP) by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions, Govt. Of India)
  1. Whether STQC certification obtained and its validity.
  2. Does the website show the certificate on the Website?


Application Fee Rs. 10/- (Rs. Ten Only)
In the form of DD/IPO in favour of DIRECTOR, IIIM, Jammu, Payable at Jammu.