II.         Powers and duties of officers and employees of the organization.

 

1.  The Delegation of Administrative and Financial Powers to the officers of this Council as approved by Executive Committee of CAPART .

 

2.  The duties / function of DG / DDGs / CVO of this Council is as follows:-

 

Director General

 

In terms of rule 39 of the Rules of CAPART, the Director General is the Principal Executive Officer of the Society.  He is appointed by the Executive Committee, with the prior approval of Govt. of India.  He receives salary and emoluments and is governed by such terms & conditions of service as the Executive Committee may determine from time-to-time with the approval of the Govt. of India.

 

Functions and Powers

 

  1. Proper Administration of the affairs and funds of the Society.
  2. Prescribing the duties of all employees of the Society.
  3. Exercising supervision and disciplinary control over the work and conduct of all employees of the Society.
  4. Coordinating and exercising general supervision overall the activities of the Society.
  5. Carrying out all acts required to institute, conduct, defend, compound or abandon any legal proceedings by or against the Society or otherwise concerning the affairs of the Society.

 

Deputy Director General(s)

 

The Deputy Director Generals perform the functions and duties as assigned to them by the Director General from time-to-time.

 

Functions assigned to Deputy Director General 

 

DDG  will be responsible for all the acts and initiatives necessary, incidental or conducive to the attainment of following objectives of the Memorandum of Association and Rules of CAPART:-

 

(a)   To strengthen and promote voluntary efforts in rural development with focus on injecting new technological inputs in this behalf [Clause 3(iii)] ;

 

(b)   To act as the national nodal point for coordination of all efforts at generation and dissemination of technologies relevant to rural development in its wider sense [Clause 3(iv)];

 

(c)   To act as a catalyst for development of technology appropriate for the rural areas, by identifying and funding research and development efforts and pilot projects by different agencies and institutions particularly voluntary organizations [Clause 3(v)];

 

(d)   To act as a conduit for transfer of appropriate technology to Government Departments, public sector undertaking, cooperative societies, voluntary agencies and members of public to encourage adoption of modern techniques and appropriate technology in rural development [Clause 3(vi)];

 

(e)   To act as a clearing house of information and data bank [Clause 3(vii)].

 

(f)     To disseminate knowledge on rural technology to manufacturers of machinery tools, equipment and spare parts so that large scale production of technically improved machinery etc. is carried out in the private cooperative and public sectors [Clause 3(viii)];

 

(g)   To promote aid, guide, organize, plan, undertake, develop, maintain and coordinate projects / schemes aimed at all round development, creation of employment opportunities, promotion of self-reliance, generation of awareness, organization and improvement in the quality of the life of the people in rural areas in general and of the economically and socially handicapped as also those who are physically, orthopedically and visually handicapped and mentally retarded in particular.  (as amendment of Article 3(ix) of Memorandum of Association and Rules of CAPART regarding Priority treatment of Physically, orthopedically and visually handicapped persons along with SC/ST and freed Bonded Labourers approved by the General Body in its meeting held on 07.07.1995) [Clause 3(ix)].;

 

(h)   To assist and promote programmes aimed at conservation of the environment and nature resources [Clause 3(x)].;

 

(i)      To conduct or sponsor training programmes for trainers, particularly in the voluntary sectors, so that improved technology is disseminated to participants in development in the rural areas [Clause 3(xiv)];

 

(j)      To conduct or sponsor training programmes / seminars, workshops and meetings to promote interaction between government agencies and voluntary agencies working in the field of rural development and technology [Clause 3(xv)];

 

(k)   To carry out research studies, survey, evaluation and the like on the use of appropriate technology and to offer fellowships, scholarships and prizes in furtherance of the objects of the society [Clause 3(xvi)];

 

(l)      To create awareness amongst rural people and provide a series of escort services to them through the NGOs on matters relating to Intellectual Property Right (IPR) issues in the context of WTO and assist them by protecting their knowledge-base, time-honoured inherent and patent rights and all matters connected therewith [Clause 3(xix)].

 

    

In addition to the general description above, Deputy Director General  will specifically look after the following Divisions :-

 

i)        Rural Technology Division

ii)       TRC

iii)     MoU with IISc

iv)    Marketing and CFU

v)      Coordination Division including VIP References,

vi)    Parliament matters

vii)   Regional Offices including staff Meetings

viii) Administration & Establishment Division

ix)    All matters pertaining to CGC, Vaishali

x)      Watershed Development Division

xi)    Information Technology Division

 

Functions assigned to Deputy Director General  

 

DDG  will be responsible for all the acts and initiatives necessary, incidental or conducive to the attainment of following objectives of the Memorandum of Association and Rules of CAPART:-

 

(a)   To encourage, promote and assist voluntary action in the implementation of projects for the enhancement of rural prosperity [Clause 3(ii)].

 

(b)   To promote aid, guide, organize, plan, undertake, develop, maintain and coordinate projects / schemes aimed at all round development, creation of employment opportunities, promotion of self-reliance, generation of awareness, organization and improvement in the quality of the life of the people in rural areas in general and of the economically and socially handicapped as also those who are physically, orthopedically and visually handicapped and mentally retarded in particular.  (as amendment of Article 3(ix) of Memorandum of Association and Rules of CAPART regarding Priority treatment of Physically, orthopedically and visually handicapped persons along with SC/ST and freed Bonded Labourers approved by the General Body in its meeting held on 07.07.1995) [Clause 3(ix)].;

 

(c)   To assist and promote programmes aimed at conservation of the environment and nature resources [Clause 3(x)].;

 

(d)   To strengthen existing institutions of research and develop or set up institutions, so that national level institutions on matters of purely or largely rural interest are build up[Clause 3(xi)] ;

 

(e)   To collaborate with other institutions, associations and societies in India or abroad including concerned international agencies-constituents of the U.N. system interested in similar objects [Clause 3(xii)].;

 

(f)  To conduct or sponsor training programmes, conferences, lectures and seminars on rural development activities of particular interest to women, with an accent on improved technologies appropriate to their role in rural development [Clause 3(xiii)].;

 

(g)   To prepare, print and publish paper, periodical-monographs and books in furtherance of the objects of the society [Clause 3(xvii)];

 

In addition to the general description above, DDG  will specifically look after the following Divisions :-

 

i)        Budget & Plan

ii)       International Cooperation and Resource Mobilization, Corporate Social Responsibility & Private Philanthropy

iii)     Finance & Accounts Division

iv)    Statutory/internal and CAG Audit

v)      Media, Publications &  Printing

vi)    CIPART, Janakpuri

vii)   Disability Action Division

viii) MoU with Maldives

ix)    Library & Resource Centre

x)      Young Professional Scheme

xi)    Hindi – Implementation of Official Languages Act.

xii)   People’s Co-operation Division

xiii) Gramin Vikas Andolan (GVA) and Nirmal Gram Abhiyan (NGA)

xiv) National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)

xv)  Innovative Rural Housing and SGSY      

 

Functions assigned to Chief Vigilance Officer

 

i)        Vigilance Division.

ii)       Monitoring and Evaluation Division.

iii)     Old Scheme Division.

 

 

Administration & Establishment Division

 

 

Sl. No.

Items of Work

Initiated by

supervised by

Recommended / Approved by

Final approval / decision

 

1.

Processing of FR / PUC, Administrative / service related matter, etc.

 

Dealing Assistant

Administrative Officer

Chief Administrative Officer

DDG (Admin.) / DG

 

 

Finance & Accounts Division

 

 

Sl. No.

Items of Work

Initiated by

supervised by

Recommended / Approved by

Final approval / decision

 

1.

Processing of FR / PUC, Finance / Accounts related matter, etc.

 

Sr. Accountant / Accountant

Jr. Accounts Officer / Accounts Officer

Chief Accounts Officer

Director (Fin.) /

DDG (Finance) / DG

 

 

Projects Division

 

 

Sl. No.

Items of Work

Initiated by

supervised by

Recommended by

Final approval / decision

 

1.

Examination of Project Proposals / scrutiny of budget / deputation of monitor / preparation of monthly report / examination of progress and evaluation report / preparation of agenda / issue of sanction and release letter / closure of files.

Research Officer

Assistant Director / Dy. Director

Head of the Division

concerned DDGs / DG and NSCs / RCs / EC

 


 

 

 Vigilance Division

 

 

Sl. No.

Items of Work

Initiated by

supervised by

Recommended by

Final approval / decision

 

1.

Deal with complaints received against officials of the Council / investigation of the complaints / issuance of the charge-sheet / conducting inquiry / established link with CVC and CBI / impose penalty / take preventive measures / examine in the returns of the employees / issuance of vigilance clearance.

 

Research Officer

Assistant Director

Chief Vigilance Officer

DG / Chairman, EC, CAPART

 


 

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