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ESSO - Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services

(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India)
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Right to Information Act

Last Updated on: 14 July 2023

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 we are committed to provide following information on this website to every citizen of India.

In terms of provisions of Section 4, 1(b) of the Act, the following are required to be published:

  1. Particulars of Organization, Functions and Duties

  2. Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees

  3. Procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability;

  4. Norms set by the Department for the discharge of its functions.

  5. Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by the Department or under its control or used by its employees for discharge its functions

  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

  7. A statement of boards, council, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the propose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of these boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public.

  8. Directory of the officers and employees of the Department (as on March 31, 2021)

  9. Monthly Remuneration received by each of its Officers and Employees, including the System of compensation (as on March 31, 2021)

  10. Budget Allocated to Department and to each Agency under its control during (2018-21)

  11. The manner of execution of Subsidy Programme

  12. Particulars of Recipients of Concessions, permits or authorization granted by the Department

  13. Details in respect of the information available to or held by the Department, reduced in an electronic form

  14. Particulars of the facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use

  15. The names, designations and other particulars of the First Appellate Authority, Central Public Information Officer, Vigilance Officer and Grievance Officer.

  16. Official Tours of the Director & Scientist-G of INCOIS (Foreign and Domestic Tours) during the period from April 17, 2016 to March 31, 2020