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Proactive Disclosures under the Act

  1. The particulars of its organisation, functions and duties
  2. The powers and duties of its officers and employees
  3. The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability
  4. The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions
    --The norms set by the Govt. of India as a whole are also followed in this Department
  5. The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions

    --All the rules, regulations, instructions, manuals issued by the concerned Ministries/Departments of the Government of India are followed by this Department. Relevant guidelines/instructions have been circulated to all the ICAR institutes. Proforma for check-list accompanying the proposals has been placed on the ICAR websites for retrieval by the user applicants.

    As regards the processing of bilateral foreign aid projects and visit of scientists, the proposals are processed in accordance with the rules regulations, instructions issued by the Cabinet Secretariat, MHA, MEA, M/o Finance, etc. from time to time.

  6. A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control

    --The documents held by the Department are mostly unclassified. However, certain classified files and documents as per the instructions of the Government of India are also held by the Department.

  7. The 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

    --This department, generally, does not deal with the members of public. However, if the need so arises, the standard guidelines in the matter as laid down by the Government of India are followed

  8. A statement of the 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

    -- This Department does not have any boards, committees or other bodies for the purpose of its advice. However, the ICAR which is a Society registered under the Societies' Registration Act, 1860 is under the administrative control of this Department

  9. A directory of its officers and employees
  10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations
  11. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made

    --Information is being collected; will be indicated shortly)

  12. The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programme

    --There is no subsidy programmes and hence there are no amounts allocated for the purpose

  13. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorisations granted by it

    --No such cases of concessions, permits or authorization are granted by DARE

  14. Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it. reduced in an electronic form<

    --The details of foreign aided projects, approved from time to time are also incorporated in the Annual Report

  15. 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

    --There is no public dealing, however, the information sought by the applicants/ institutions/organisations are immediately attended to.  Also, a Web site has been launched for the Department, which may contain such information pertaining to the Department. It can be accessed at http://dare.nic.in/

  16. The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers