RTI Disclosure u/s 4

Details of Disclosure

(i) Name and address of the Organization

Digital India Corporation (DIC)

Electronics Niketan Annexe,
6 CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,

New Delhi-110003

(ii) Head of the organization

Managing Director & CEO

(iii) Vision, Mission and Key objectives

Digital India Corporation (DIC) leads and guides in realizing the vision, objectives and goals of the Digital India program. It provides the strategic support to Ministries/ Departments of Centre/ States for carrying forward the mission of Digital India by way of Capacity Building for e-Governance projects, promoting best practices, encouraging Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), nurturing innovation and technology in various domains. To ensure autonomy and viability of the organisation in the long run, DIC, will also collaborate and mobilise partnerships with the industry, to evolve revenue based models for service delivery.  

(iv) Function and duties

Function & Duties are as per Articles of Association (AOA)

(v) Organization Chart

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

(i) Powers and duties of officers (administrative, financial and judicial)

Power and duties(Pdf 478 KB) of Officers are delegated by the MD&CEO as per the need.

(ii) Power and duties of other employees

Power and duties(Pdf 478 KB) of the employees are delegated by the MD&CEO as per the need.

(iii) Rules/ orders under which powers and duty are derived

Power & Duties of the Board of Directors are as per Articles of Association (Pdf 795 KB)(AOA). Further the power and duties to the committees and employees are delegated by the Board and MD&CEO as per the need.

(iv) Exercised

By the Board, Managing Director & CEO of DIC and CEOs of the respective Divisions

(v) Work allocation

DIC has procedures & guidelines in the form of MOA(Pdf 2 MB), AOA(Pdf 795 KB) and Delegation of Powers(Pdf 408 KB) etc. with a view to ensure compliance of provisions, rules, regulations, and the guidelines issued time to time by the MeitY, DOPT and MOF etc.

(i) Process of decision making Identify key decision making points

The Decision making process of DIC is as per the delegation of power by DIC Board and further for internal day to day function, the decision making powers are vested with the MD&CEO(Pdf 408 KB) and respective CEOs of the Divisions under DIC

(ii) Final decision making authority

The Decision making process of DIC is as per the delegation of power by DIC Board and further for internal day to day function, the decision making powers are vested with the MD&CEO(Pdf 408 KB) and respective CEOs of the Divisions under DIC

(iii) Related provisions, acts, rules etc.

The overall objectives and framework of rules and regulations of the organization are laid down in the MOA(Pdf 795 kb) & AOA(Pdf 408 kb). Organizations processes are defined for technical activities. All these are periodically reviewed and updated. The Central Govt. rules are followed in such cases for which DIC Bye-Laws / processes do not have provisions.

(iv) Time limit for taking a decisions, if any

As prescribed by respective authorities / Admin approvals of the projects from time to time

(v) Channel of supervision and accountability (Pdf 478 KB)

(i) Nature of functions/ services offered

As provided in the MoA(Pdf 795 kb) of DIC

(ii) Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery

As prescribed in MoA( Pdf 2 MB) and AoA(Pdf 795 KB)

(iii) Process by which these services can be accessed

By visiting the website of DIC

(iv) Time-limit for achieving the targets

As prescribed by respective authorities / Admin approvals of the projects from time to time

(v) Process of redress of grievances

The grievance may be send to the DIC Grievance Officer through email or by Post

Mr. Gaurav Takkar
Chief Research Scientist & OSD (Admin)
Digital India Corporation
Electronics Niketan Annexee, 6 CGO Complex,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003

Email - gauravt@digitalindia.gov.in

Phone - 011-24360199

(i) Title and nature of the record / manual / instruction.

The overall objectives and framework of rules and regulations of the organization are laid down in the MOA(Pdf 2 MB) & AOA(Pdf 795 kb). Organizations processes are defined for technical activities. All these are periodically reviewed by Board and updated. The Central Government rules are followed in such cases for which DIC Bye-Laws / processes do not have provisions

(ii) List of Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records.

The overall objectives and framework of rules and regulations of the organization are laid down in the MOA(Pdf 2MB) & AOA(Pdf 795 kb). Organizations processes are defined for technical activities. All these are periodically reviewed by Board and updated. The Central Government rules are followed in such cases for which DIC Bye-Laws / processes do not have provisions.

(iii) Acts/ Rules manuals etc.

The overall objectives and framework of rules and regulations of the organization are laid down in the MOA(Pdf 2 MB) & AOA(Pdf 795 kb). Organizations processes are defined for technical activities. All these are periodically reviewed by Board and updated. The Central Government rules are followed in such cases for which DIC Bye-Laws / processes do not have provisions

(iv) Transfer policy and transfer orders

Relocation Policy( Pdf 3 MB)

(i) Categories of documents

Documents are categorized as (a) Function wise and Department wise. (c) Retaintivity wise. Documents / files are kept by / with concerned Departments following due norms of Record Retention Schedule issued by DoPT.  Also, DIC maintains eOffice of GoI for taking all approvals with necessary supporting documents.

(ii) Custodian of documents/categories

Respective Divisions / Sections

(i) Name of Boards, Council, Committee etc.

Name of the Board members is published on website and also mentioned in the DIC Annual Report

(ii) Composition

Composition of Board is published on website and also mentioned in the DIC Annual Report

(iii) Dates from which constituted

The Board was constituted in year 2001.

(iv) Term/ Tenure

As per AoA(Pdf 795 kb)

(v) Powers and functions

Power & Duties of the Board of Directors are as per Articles of Association (AOA)(Pdf 795 kb).

(vi) Whether their meetings are open to the public?

No

(vii) Whether the minutes of the meetings are open to the public?

No

(viii) Place where the minutes if open to the public are available?

Not Applicable

(i) Name and designation

(ii) Telephone, fax and email ID

(i) List of employees with Gross monthly remuneration
Monthly Remuneration

(ii) System of compensation as provided in its regulations
As per Central Government Rules/ Policy of DIC

(i) Name and designation of the public information officer (PIO), Assistant Public Information (s) & Appellate Authority

PIO –  Provided on DIC website and updated regularly

Appellate Authority – Provided on DIC website and updated

(ii) Address, telephone numbers and email ID of each designated official.

PIO – Provided on DIC website and updated regularly

Appellate Authority -Provided on DIC website and updated regularly

No. of employees against whom disciplinary action has been
(i) Pending for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings
NIL
(ii) Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings
NIL

(i) Educational programmes

General Awareness(Pdf 605 KB) Provided

(ii) Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmes

Attended programs conducted by MeitY. In future, DIC would also arrange such programs for its CPIOs

(iii) Training of CPIO/APIO

General Awareness(Pdf 605 KB) Provided

(iv) Update & publish guidelines on RTI by the Public Authorities concerned

Provided (Pdf 605 KB)

Relocation Policy(Pdf 3 MB)

(i) Total Budget for the public authority

As provided in the Annual Report

(ii) Budget for each agency and plan & programmes

As provided in the Annual Report

(iii) Proposed expenditures

As provided in the Annual Report

(iv) Revised budget for each agency, if any

Re-appropriation is done as an when required

(v) Report on disbursements made and place where the related reports are available

Not Applicable

(i) Budget:

Provisions are made in budget estimates as wells as under respective projects as per the requirements

(ii) Foreign and domestic Tours by ministries and officials of the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government and above, as well as the heads of the Departments.

a) Places visited:(Pdf 408 KB) As when required(Pdf 408 KB)

b) The period of visit: As per requirement

c) The number of members in the official delegation: As per requirement

d) Expenditure on the visit: As per prevalent Rules of GoI

(iii) Information related to procurements

a) Notice/tender enquires, and corrigenda if any thereon,

b) Details of the bids awarded comprising the names of the suppliers of goods/ services being procured, (PDF : 154 KB)

c) The works contracts concluded – in any such combination of the above-and – (PDF : 154 KB)

d) The rate /rates and the total amount at which such procurement or works contract is to be executed. (PDF : 154 KB)

(i) Name of the programme of activity

Not Applicable

(ii) Objective of the programme

Not Applicable

(iii) Procedure to avail benefits

Not Applicable

(iv) Duration of the programme/ scheme

Not Applicable

(v) Physical and financial targets of the programme

Not Applicable

(vi) Nature/ scale of subsidy /amount allotted

Not Applicable

(vii) Eligibility criteria for grant of subsidy

Not Applicable

(viii) Details of beneficiaries of subsidy programme (number, profile etc)

Not Applicable

(i) Discretionary and non-discretionary grants/ allocations to State Govt./ NGOs/other institutions

Not Applicable

(ii) Annual accounts of all legal entities who are provided grants by public authorities

Not Applicable

(i) Concessions, permits or authorizations granted by public authority

Not Applicable

(ii) For each concessions, permit or authorization granted

a) Eligibility criteria

Not Applicable

b) Procedure for getting the concession/grantand/or permits of authorizations

Not Applicable

c)  Name and address of the recipients given concessions/permits or authorisations

Not Applicable

d) Date of award of concessions/permits of authorizations

Not Applicable

CAG and PAC paras and the action taken reports (ATRs) after these have been laid on the table of both houses of the parliament.

Not Applicable

Arrangement for consultations with or representation by the members of the public

(i) Relevant Acts, Rules, Forms and other documents which are normally accessed by citizens

Not Applicable - Policies / objectives of DIC are decided in the Board of DIC. Also, DIC follows the instructions issued by Government of India and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).

(ii) Arrangements for consultation with or representation by

a) Members of the public in policy formulation/policy implementation

Not Applicable

b) Day & time allotted for visitors

Not Applicable

c) Contact details of Information Facilitation Counter (IFC) to provide publications frequently sought by RTI applicants

Not Applicable

Public-private partnerships (PPP)

(i) Details of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), if any –Not Applicable

(ii) Detailed project reports (DPRs)–Not Applicable

(iii) Concession agreements. –Not Applicable

(iv) Operation and maintenance manuals–Not Applicable

(v) Other documents generated as part of the implementation of the PPP –Not Applicable

(vi) Information relating to fees, tolls, or the other kinds of revenues that may be collected under authorisation from the government –Not Applicable

(vii) Information relating to outputs and outcomes -Not Applicable

(viii) The process of the selection of the private sector party (concessionaire etc.) – Not Applicable

(ix) All payment made under the PPP project – Not Applicable

Publish all relevant facts while formulating important policies or announcing decisions which affect public to make the process more interactive;

(i) Policy decisions/ legislations taken in the previous one year

Not Applicable

(ii) Outline the Public consultation process

Not Applicable

(iii) Outline the arrangement for consultation before formulation of policy

Not Applicable

Use of the most effective means of communication

(i) Internet (website) www.dic.gov.in

The activities and information on various DIC projects etc are constantly updated on the website and relevant social media platforms of DIC

Information manual/hand book available in

(i) Electronic format – DIC Website (www.dic.gov.in)

(ii) Printed format – Yes

List of materials available

(i) Free of cost–Yes, Annual Report

(ii) At a reasonable cost of the medium – Not Applicable

(i) English

DIC Annual Report are published in English

(ii) Vernacular / Local Language

DIC Annual Reports are published in Hindi

Last date of Annual updation  

Updated periodically

(i) Details of information available in electronic form

Yes

(ii) Name / title of the document/record/ other information

All information relating to the organization’s profile, projects, Annual Report etc., are available in electronic form and the same can be obtained from the DIC website

(iii) Location where available

www.dic.gov.in

(i) Name & location of the faculty

Website of DIC (www.dic.gov.in)

(ii) Details of information made available

DIC is maintaining a corporate website. Citizens desirous of obtaining information may visit the website - www.dic.gov.in

(iii) Working hours of the facility

From 9:00 A.M.to 5:30 P.M.on all working days and available on website (24x7)

(iv) Contact person & contact details (Phone, fax email)

Directory of Core Team of DIC is published on DIC Website www.dic.gov.in

(i) Grievance redressal mechanism

The grievance may be send to the DIC Grievance Officer through email or by Post

Mr. Gaurav Takkar
Chief Research Scientist & OSD (Admin)
Digital India Corporation
Electronics Niketan Annexee, 6 CGO Complex,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003

Email - gauravt@digitalindia.gov.in

Phone - 011-24360199

(ii) Details of applications received under RTI and information Provided

Available in DIC website

(iii) List of completed schemes/ projects/ Programmes

Updated and available in respective Annual Reports

(iv) List of schemes/ projects/ programme underway

Available in Annual Report and website of DIC

(v) Details of all contracts entered into including name of the contractor, amount of contract and period of completion of contract

(vi) Annual Report

Published every year. Available on the website of  DIC

(vii) Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

The FAQs of the projects are given on their respective project pages / links. https://dic.gov.in

(viii) Any other information such as

a) Citizen’s Charter

DIC does not provide citizen centric services. Therefore Not Applicable

b) Result Framework Document(RFD)

Not Applicable

c) Six monthly reports on the Performance against the benchmarks set in the Citizen’s Charter

Not Applicable

(i) Details of applications received and disposed

Updated regularly and available in DIC Website`

(ii) Details of appeals received and orders issued

Updated regularly and available in DIC Website

Details of questions asked and replies given

Not Applicable

(i) Name & details of

a) Current CPIO

Mentioned in DIC Website

b) Current FAAs

Mentioned in DIC Website

c) Earlier CPIO from 1.1.2015(Pdf 565 KB)

d) Earlier FAAs from 1.1.2015(Pdf 565 KB)

(ii) Details of third party audit of voluntary disclosure

a) Dates of audit carried out – Not Applicable

b) Report of the audit carried out – Not Applicable

As DIC is registered for Public Authority in June 2023 only, now onwards, the audit would be conducted regularly

(iii) Appointment of Nodal Officers not below the rank of Joint Secretary/ Additional HoD

a) Date of appointment – January 2021

b) Name and Designation of the officers

(iv) Consultancy committee of key stake holders for advice on suo-motu disclosure


a) Dates from which constituted(Pdf 620 KB) –
b) Name and Designation of the officers620 KB) –

(v) Committee of PIOs/FAAs with rich experience in RTI to identify frequently sought information under RTI


a) Dates from which constituted(Pdf 620 KB)) –
b) Name and Designation of the Officers(Pdf 620 KB) –

Yes, The information required as per the provisions of the RTI act is displayed on the DIC Website

(i) Whether STQC certification obtained and its validity.

The STQC certification would be obtained soon

(ii) Does the website show the certificate on the Website?

Not Applicable

Last modified : February 26, 2024