Right to Information

 

 
Delegation of Powers to the Officers
 

Sr. No.

Nature of power

Extent of power

Authority

Remarks

1. 

Purchase of Vehicles

 

Director

 

2. 

Creation of Posts

 

CSIR

 

3. 

Disposal of Obsolete, Surplus and un-serviceable items

 

Director

As per CSIR instructions

4. 

Write-off of losses

upto Rs. 20,000

Director

As per CSIR instructions

5. 

Approval for prices of publication, patents etc.

Full

Director

 

6. 

Approval for Sponsored and Collaborative Projects upto 10.00 lakhs

As per CSIR instructions

Dr. M.D. Rajagopal, Sc ‘F'

 

7. 

Approval for Consultancy Projects up to 5.00 lakhs

As per CSIR instructions

Dr. M.D. Rajagopal, Sc ‘F'

 

8. 

Re-appropriation of funds

Full

Director

 

9. 

Disciplinary actions

Full

Director

 

10. 

Approval of Deputation of staff abroad

Full

Director

 

11. 

Approval of Study leave in India and abroad

Full

Director

 

12. 

Permission under Conduct Rules, 1964

Full

Dr. M.D. Rajagopal, Sc ‘F'

 

13. 

Decisions on vigilance matters

Full

Director

 

14. 

Decisions on grievances

Full

Dr. (Ms.) P.A. Loka Bharathi, Sc. ‘F'

 

15. 

Transfer of staff

Full

Director

 

16. 

Foreign services protection of interests

Upto Scientist ‘F'

Director

 

17. 

New telephones

Official and residential

Dr. M.D. Rajagopal, Sc ‘F'

 

18. 

Adhoc arrangements in administration including local posts and in Divisions and Sections

Full

Dr. S.W.A. Naqvi, Sc. ‘F'

 

19. 

Approval of appointment/extension of casual/contract labourers

•  Grant-in-Aid

•  Regular Budget

•  Sponsored projects

Full

 

 

Project Leader

Director

Project Leader

 

20. 

Power to declare controlling officer

Full

Director

 

21. 

Powers to fix honorarium for delivering lectures.

Full

Dr. (Ms.) P.A. Loka Bharathi, Sc ‘F'

 

22. 

Power to permit undertakings of non-CSIR work for which honorarium/Fees/Royalty etc. is offered.

Full

Dr. M.D. Rajagopal, Sc. ‘F'

 

23. 

Sanction of tour and tour advances

i.  Without relaxation of rules in force for staff under projects.

ii.  All other staff and under institutional Head of Accounts (P-3 TA)

iii.  Relaxation of rules

Project Leader

 

DU Leaders



Dr. M.D. Rajagopal, Sc ‘F'

 

24. 

Sanction of CPF/GPF advances

i.  Sc. E II and above & COA

ii.  All Staff upto EI

Dr. Loka Bharati, Sc. ‘F'

COA

 

25. 

Sanction of Civil Works

i.  upto Rs. 10 lakhs

Dr. K.H. Vora, Sc.‘F'

 

26. 

Air travel of non-entitled staff

 

Dr. M.D. Rajagopal, Sc. ‘F'

 

27. 

Sanction of medical reimbursement

•  Under normal rules

•  Under relaxation of normal rules

Full

COA

Dr. Loka Bharati, Sc. ‘F'

 

28. 

Approval for official entertainment

Full

Project Leader

 

29. 

Mementos to Dignitaries

Full

Dr. Loka Bharati, Sc. ‘F'

 

30. 

Approval for free lodging/ boarding in Science Center for official guests.

Full

Dr. Loka Bharati, Sc. ‘F'

 

31. 

Servicing of equipment

i.  All scientific equipment and expenditure debited to projects

ii.  Under institutional Heads of Accounts for Equipments/ machines, Generators/ Air conditioners etc. Typewriter, Franking Machine, vehicles, calculating machines and minor items

Project Leader

 

COA

 

32. 

Purchase of equipment

Full - as per rationalised purchase procedure

Project Leader

As per the rationalised purchase procedure

33. 

Contingent advance/

Advances but not for servicing & purchase of spares, consumables or equipment

Under projects

Project leader

 

34. 

Refund of cancellation charges

Full

Respective Tour sanctioning authority

 

35. 

Overtime allowances

i.  Staff under projects and expenditure under projects

ii.  All others

Project Leader

 

COA

 

36. 

Approval for out of turn allotment of accommodation.

Full

Director

 

37. 

Approval of House Building Allowances

Full

Director

 

38. 

Demurrage charges

Full

Stores & Purchase Guidelines

 

39. 

Hiring of Vehicles/boats

i.  For projects and under project expenditure

ii.  P04

Project Leader


COA

 

40. 

Tuition Fees/CEA

Full

COA

 

41. 

Sanction of special Casual Leave

Full

COA

 

42. 

Controlling Officers for TA/DA, LTC, Leave reimbursement and other claims

i.  Sc. E II and above and COA

ii.  All staff upto E I

Dr. Loka Bharati, Sc. ‘F'

COA

 

43. 

Expenditure sanction under Imprest Cash

Upto Rs. 1000/-

Project Leader

 

44. 

Sanction of Casual Leave due and admissible (except study leave, leave not due, hospital leave, disability leave) in respect of staff other than sanctioning authority.

i.  Project (Assistants)

ii.  Sanctioning authority and leave mentioned under parenthesis

Project Leaders

Dr. M.D. Rajagopal, Sc. ‘F'

 

45. 

Sanction of contracts/MOUs

i.  Contracts drawn up as per model agreements supplied by CSIR

ii.  For international/multi-laboratory and CSIR staff coordinated projects

COA/AO/FAO

Countersigning authority

DG CSIR

 

46. 

Purchase approvals and sanctions

For regularly and repeatedly required items (SPC-I)

As per revised Purchase Procedures

 

47. 

Signing of bills as DDO

Administration and General

A.O/DDO

 

48. 

Conveying sanctions on administrative matters in accordance with approval of competent authority, except letters to dignitaries.

Letters to dignitaries

Works sections

Stores

Purchase

 

S.O.

Dy. SPO (S)

SPO (P)

COA

 

49. 

Expenditure sanction in respect of electricity, water, maintenance, telephone, postal charges etc.

Full

COA

 

50. 

Approval for obtaining membership in project periods in India and abroad

Full

Dr. M.D. Rajagopal, Sc. ‘F'

 

51. 

Municipal taxes, Vehicle taxes etc.

Full

COA

 

52. 

Any matter not specifically delegated to any other officers

Full

Director

 

53. 

Building maintenance

Full

Dr. K.H. Vora, ‘F'

 

54. 

Pay fixation of staff

Full

COA

 

55. 

Special Casual Leave and compensatory offs.

Full

Project Leader