Right to Information Act

The Right to Information Act, 2005 has been passed by Parliament and has received the assent of the President on 15 June 2005 The Act aims at providing for setting out the practical regime of the right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the constitution of a Central Information Commission and State Information Commission and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

The Act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu & Kashmir. The entire Act comes into force with effect from 12 October 2005. Under the provision of the said Act, NCDC as a Public Authority is under obligation to publish certain data as required under Section 4 (1) (b) of the Act. Under Section 5(1), NCDC has designated Smt Deepa Srivastava, Chief Director, (Plan & Coordination) Head Office, New Delhi as the Chief Public Information Officer (CPIO). The address and other details of the CPIO are as follows:

Name and Designation : Shri. Mukesh Kumar, Executive Director
Address : National Cooperative Development Corporation,4, Siri Institutional Area, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016
Tel No. : Direct: 26515498; EPABX: 26567475
E-mail : [email protected]
The list of designated Public Information Officers (PIOs) and their details are given in : Manual 8 में दि‍ये गये हैं ।
Executive Director, NCDC, Head office, New Delhi is the Appellate Officer and Transparency Officer for the purpose of receiving appeals under the provisions of section 19 (1) and 19 (8) (a) of the said Act. The details are as under :-
Name and Designation Shri. Krishan Kumar, Executive Director
Address National Cooperative Development Corporation, 4, Siri Institutional Area, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016
Tel No. Direct: 26565170 ; EPABX: 26567475
E-mail [email protected]

Regulation of Fees and Costs for obtaining information:

Citizens who wish to obtain information regarding NCDC can approach NCDC Head Office, New Delhi for information relating to NCDC in general and Regional Directorates located at 16 State headquarters for information specific to their State. The information would be provided based on an application (download application) accompanied by the prescribed fees for the purpose. The fees prescribed for the purpose are as under :

Application Fee : Rs. 10/- per application:

  • Rs. 2/- per page (in A4 size paper) created or copied
  • actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper
  • actual cost or price for samples or models; and
  • for inspection of records no fee for the first hour and a fee of Rs.5/- for each 15 minutes (or fraction thereof thereafter).
  • For information provided in diskettes, floppy : Rs.50/- for diskette or floppy
  • For information in printed at the price fixed for such publication or Rs.2/- per page of photocopy.
  • The amount may be tendered at the Head Office or concerned Regional Directorates of NCDC in the form of Cash or by IPO or by Demand Draft or Banker’s Cheque drawn in favour of National Cooperative Development Corporation. The IPOs may be payable at New Delhi while Demand Drafts and Banker’s Cheque would be accepted in the following Banks:
  • State Bank of India, Nehru Place, New Delhi
    Current A/c. No.10243719014
  • Punjab National Bank, Nehru Place, New Delhi
    Current A/c. No.1529002100027089

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The citizens of below poverty line category are exempted from paying the fees

  1. Particulars of its Organisation, Functions and Duties;
  2. Powers of its Officers and Employees;
  3. Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions
  4. Policy for Provision to seek consultation / participation of public or its representatives for formulation of policies
  5. Provision to seek consultation / participation of public representatives for formulation of policies.
  6. Information about the official document and place where the documents are available
  7. Information on Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies related to the public authority
  8. Contact information about the Public Information Officers, Assistant Public Information Officers and Departmental Appellate Authority of the Public Authority.
  9. Procedure followed to take a decision for various matters (A reference to Secretariat Manual and rule of Business Manual, and other Rules / regulations etc can be made).
  10. Documented procedures / laid down procedures / Defined Criteria / Rules to arrive at a particular decision matters. Different levels through which a decision process moves
  11. The arrangements to communicate the decision to the public, Offices at various levels whose opinions are sought for the process of decision making and final authority that vets the decision
  12. The Offices at various levels whose opinions are sought for the process of decision making
  13. The Final Authority that vets the decision
  14. The Information for the Important Matters on which the decision is taken by the Public Authority
  15. Directory of Officers and Employees of NCDC, HO
  16. Provide information about the details of the Budget for different Activities under Different Schemes
  17. The Manner of Execution of Subsidy Programmes
  18. Particulars of Recipients of Concessions, Permits or Authorization Grant
  19. The Details of the Norms / Standards set by the Department for execution of various Activities/Programmes
  20. The details of the information related to the various schemes which are available in the electronic format
  21. Means, methods or facilitation available to the public which are adopted by the department for dissemination of information
  22. Frequency Asked Questions and their answers
  23. Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library of reading room, if maintained for public use
  24. Information Relation to Training Imparted to Public by Public Authority