RTI

Organisation and Function

S. No

Item

Disclosure Details

1

Organisation and Function

1.1

Particulars of Organisation, Functions and Duties [Section 4(1)(b)(i)]

1.1.1

Name and Address of the Organization

National Institute of Design Assam Village- Tocklai, Post Office Rajabari, Jorhat- Mariani Road, Jorhat Assam. Pin- 785 014

Website

https://nidj.ac.in/

1.1.2

Head of the organization

Officiating Director

Email: director@nidj.ac.in

Tel No: 0376 231 0105

Date of Joining NID Assam:

Please click here to view the Profile of the Director.

1.1.3

Vision, Mission and Key Objectives

NID, Assam envisions design education,research, and practice, with a focus on creativity & innovation in making things meaningful, usable, inclusive, and delightful. Will look ahead to connecting with social, health, livelihood and lifestyle sectors’ needs and wants, both through digital and indigenous technologies across cultures. Moreover, the institute aims in creating a culture and spirit of Design Entrepreneurship amongst its students and faculty.”

1.1.4

Functions and Duties

Teaching and Research

The National Institute of Design Assam 2014

The National Institute of Design Assam (Amendment) Act, 2019

The Statutes of NID Assam, 2023

1.1.5

Organization Chart

Please click here to view the Organization Chart

1.1.6

Any other details-the genesis, inception, formation of the department and the HoDs from time to time as well as the committees/ Commissions consulted from time to time have been dealt

The National Institute of Design (NID), Assam is an autonomous Institution of National Importance under Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India established at Jorhat through the NID (Amendment) Act, 2019 passed by the Parliament of India. It is an Institution established to provide Design Education and has the mandate to award the Bachelor’s degree in Design (B.Des.). The Institute commenced its academic session from 29th July 2019. NID Assam’s presence in Jorhat gives a great opportunity to young creative talent and design aspirants from North East India and across the country.

The details about various departments and HoDs can be viewed by clicking Academic, Administration

Committees

Committees of the Institute

1.2

Power and Duties of its Officers and Employees [Section 4(1) (b)(ii)]

1.2.1

Powers and Duties of Officers (administrative, financial and judicial)

The Powers and Duties of the Officers and Employees are derived from the Acts and Statutes and exercised as per the details provided in the following links:

Powers and Duties of the Officials

The National Institute of Design Assam 2014

The National Institute of Design Assam (Amendment) Act, 2019

The Statutes of NID Assam, 2023

1.2.2

Power and Duties of other Employees

Not Applicable

1.2.4

Exercised

1.2.5

Work allocation

As per the details in 1.2.1 and 1.2.2

1.3

Procedure followed in decision-making process [Section 4(1)(b)(iii)]

1.3.1

Process of decision making Identify key decision-making points

The Director, Deans, Registrar and Officers of the institute have been authorised by the National Institute of Design Assam (Amendment) Act, 2019, the Statutes of National Institute of Design Assam, 2023 and through the Delegation of Financial Powers to take key decisions.


The Institute has adopted a decentralized administrative structure, thereby enabling Departments to take decisions in conformity with the rules of the Institute and within the delegated powers.


Decisions are taken in accordance with the provisions of the Act / Statutes / Ordinances /Academic Rules & Regulations / Policies, Rules etc. of the Institute received from Ministry of Education and the decisions taken by BoG from time to time and procedures/practices of the Institute. Policy matters are decided at the level of Director / BoG.

1.3.2

Final decision-making authority

The Director in most cases and the Board of Governors in specific cases as mandated in the National Institute of Design (Amendment) Act, 2019, the Statutes of National Institute of Design Assam, 2023.

1.3.3

Related provisions, acts, rules etc.

Please click the following links for details:

The National Institute of Design Assam 2014

The National Institute of Design Assam (Amendment) Act, 2019

The Statutes of NID Assam, 2023

1.3.4

Time limit for taking decisions, if any

Time taken for taking various decisions in various sections can be viewed by clicking on the Link.

1.3.5

Channel of supervision and accountability

As per the Organizational Structure and Hierarchy of the institute.

1.4

Norms for Discharge of Functions [Section 4(1)(b)(iv)]

1.4.1

Nature of functions/ services offered

To provide high quality education in Industrial Design, Textile and Emroidery, crafts technology and provide a creative atmosphere for inter-disciplinary research both by the students and the faculty.

1.4.2

Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery

Norms and Standards for various activities of the Institute are those as laid down by the competent authority, such as, the BoG. The Annual Report prepared under the direction of BoG and its annual meetings along with audited accounts, etc., of the Institute.

The Annual Report of the Institute along with Audited Accounts are placed on the table of both the Houses of the Parliament.

NID Assam is an institution of higher learning devoted to teaching and research. All the Administrative Offices, Labs, Central Facilities, Libraries, Hostels etc. are located on its Campus which facilitate quick communication channels to and from. The general code for discharge of its daily functions is to accomplish work on day-to-day basis, keeping in view the requirement and urgency of each case.

1.4.3

Process by which these services can be accessed

Not Applicable

1.4.4

Time-limit for achieving the targets

Not Applicable

1.4.5

Process of redressal of grievances

RTI applications can be filed here.

1. Internal Complaints Committee on caste-based discrimination

A Committee has been constituted to address the complaints on caste-based discrimination against SC/ST/OBCs Students, Staff and Faculty. The details can be seen here.

2. Internal Complaints Committee on Sexual Harassment

A Committee has been constituted to go into and recommend necessary steps with regard to complaints on sexual harassment and to address issues related to Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of such complaints. The details can be seen here.

3. Please click here to go to the Central Public Grievance Portal (CPGRAMS)

4. Nodal Officer: Ms. Dulumoni Kalita, Chief Administrative Officer

5. Chief Vigilance Officer : Shri Kshitij Mohan

1.5

Rules, Regulations, Instructions Manual and Records for Discharging Functions [Section 4(1)(b)(v)]

1.5.1

Title and nature of the record/ manual /instruction

The admission of students to B.Des courses is based on guidelines framed for admission to these courses.

Please click the following links for details.

– Delegations of Financial Powers and Rules

Purchase Procedure

Fundamental Rules & Supplementary Rules

General Financial Rules 2017

Courses

Foundation Program

Communication Design”

Industrial Design

Textile and Apparel Design

– Administrative Procedures are as per the CCS Conduct Rules

– Guidelines / Norms / Orders / Procedures issued from time to time by the Govt. of India

1.5.2

List of Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records.

Please click the following links for details.

Bachelor of Design

1.5.3

Acts/ Rules manuals etc.

Please click the following links for details.

The National Institute of Design Assam 2014

The National Institute of Design Assam (Amendment) Act, 2019

The Statutes of NID Assam, 2023

1.5.4

Transfer Policy and Transfer Orders

Transfer policy

There is no transfer policy for the faculty of the Institute. Transfer of Non-Teaching employees is done as per functional requirement arising from time to time in various sections.

1.6

Categories of Documents held by the Authority under its Control [Section 4(1)(b) (vi)]

1.6.1

Categories of documents

Not Applicable

1.6.2

Custodian of documents / categories

Not Applicable

1.7

Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies constituted as part of the Public Authority [Section 4(1)(b)(viii)]

1.7.1

Name of Boards, Council, Committee etc.

Please click the Link for details

1.7.2

Composition

1.7.3

Dates from which constituted

1.7.4

Term / Tenure

The Boards/Committees are perpetual in nature and are constituted as per the terms of the NID Act 2014 and the Statutes of the Institute.

1.7.5

Powers and Functions

As defined in the National Institute of Design Assam 2014, The National Institute of Design Assam (Amendment) Act, 2019, The Statutes of NID Assam, 2023

Click here to view the functions of Internal Committees

1.7.6

Whether their meetings are open to the public?

No

1.7.7

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

No

1.7.8

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

Not Applicable

1.8

Directory of Officers and Employees [Section 4(1) (b) (ix)]

1.8.1

Name and designation

Please click here for the details

1.8.2

Telephone, fax and email

1.9

Monthly Remuneration received by Officers and Employees including system of compensation [Section 4(1) (b) (x)]

1.9.1

List of employees with Gross monthly remuneration

Salary payment being remitted to the bank accounts of employees on monthly basis. Please click here for viewing the Pay Structure.

1.9.2

System of compensation as provided in its regulations

As per the 7th CPC guidelines

1.10

Name, Designation and other particulars of Public Information Officers [Section 4(1) (b) (xvi)]

1.10.1

Name and designation of the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO), Assistant

Public Information Officer (APIO) and Appellate Authority

First Appellate Authority

Ms. Dulumoni Kalita Chief Administrative Officer
National Institute of Design, Assam
Tocklai, Rajabari, Jorhat-785014, Assam


Central Public Information Officer

Dr. Dinamani Thakuria
Deputy Registrar
National Institute of Design, Assam
Tocklai, Rajabari, Jorhat-785014, Assam

Mr. Rahul Saikia
Administrative Officer
National Institute of Design, Assam
Tocklai, Rajabari, Jorhat-785014, Assam

Office Order

1.10.2

Address, telephone numbers and email of each designated official

Please click here for viewing the Contact Details of the Officials dealing with RTI

1.11

No. of employees against whom Disciplinary Action has been proposed / taken [Section 4(2)]

1.11.1

No. of employees against whom disciplinary action has been (i) Pending

for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings

Nil

1.11.2

(ii) Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings

Nil

1.12

Programmes to Advance Understanding of RTI [Section 26]

1.12.1

Educational Programmes

Three

1.12.2

Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmes

– Webinars and Internal discussions are conducted periodically.

– The Institute has observed Vigilance Awareness Week.

– Integrity Pledge is administered to all the Employees as a part of the Vigilance Awareness Week conducted every year.

1.12.3

Training of CPIO/APIO

1.12.4

Update & publish guidelines on RTI by the Public Authorities concerned

Not Applicable

1.13

Transfer Policy and Transfer Orders [F No. 1/6/2011- IR dt. 15.4.2013]

1.13.1

Transfer Policy and Transfer Orders [F No. 1/6/2011- IR Dt. 15.4.2013]

Transfer policy

There is no transfer policy for the faculty of the Institute. Transfer of Non-Teaching employees is done as per functional requirement arising from time to time in various sections.