INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY

Regional Centre, Jammu

 

 

 

Public Information Officer

 Mr. Papu Singh Sapriban, Assistant Registrar
 

 Phone No : 01912503153, fax:01912561154

email rcjammu@ignou.ac.in


Name of Appellate Authority


Er
. K K Bhat, Regional Director

 
Phone No:        0191-2546529   0191-2579572  
                          0191-2503153  fax:01912561154                                       
 email: rcjammu@ignou.ac.in
 

 

 

 

 

 

INFORMATION PUBLISHED

IN

PURSUANCE OF SECTION 4(1) (b)

OF

THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT,

2005

 

 


                                                                                                     
TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

S.NO.

SUB-CLAUSE OF SECTION 4(1) b), of THE RTI ACT

DESCRIPTION

1.

(i)

Particulars of the Organization, its Functions and Duties

2.

(ii)

Powers and Duties of officers and employees of the Regional Centre

3.

(iii)

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

4.

(iv)

Norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

5.

(v)

The Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records held by it or under its control, or used by its employees, for discharging its functions

6.

(vi)

Statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control

7.

(vii)

The 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

8.

(viii)

Statement of Boards, Councils, Committees or other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public

9.

(ix)

Directory of its officers and employees

10.

(x)

Monthly Remuneration received by each of its officers and employees including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations.

11.

(xi)

Budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursements made;

12.

(xii)

Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.

13.

(xiii)

Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it

14.

(xiv)

Details in respect of the information available to or held by it reduced in an electronic form

15.

(xv)

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

16.

(xvi)

Names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers

17.

(xvii)

Such other information as may be prescribed information related to student admission procedures, academic programmes, examination schedules, results etc.

18.

Annexure I

Information on rates of fees payable for seeking the information.

19.

Annexure II

List of LSCs and Programmes activated therein


CHAPTER II
SECTION 4(1) OF RTI ACT 2005

 

1.         The particulars of its authorization, functions and duties.

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the largest mega university in the world, was established by an Act of Parliament in 1985.  As on date, it serves the educational aspirations of about 2.5 million students in 34 countries, including India.  The University offers 351 Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Doctoral programmes comprising around 1500 courses. Currently, it has twenty one Schools of Studies and thirteen Divisions at the Headquarters and a network of 61 Regional Centres and more than 2800 Study Centres/Tele-learning centres to cater to the student requirements. It’s Regional Centre at Jammu offers certificate, diploma and degree programmes through its 37 functional LSCs.

 

Organisational Structure

The President of India is the Visitor of the University.  The Board of Management is the principal decision making body of the University.  The authorities of the University include Board of Management, Academic Council, Finance Committee, Planning Board, Research Council, Distance Education Council and Schools of Studies.  The overall functioning of the University is managed by these statutory authorities.  Further details of the organizational structure are available at link www.ignou.ac.in.

                           THE ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE OF REGIONAL CENTRE, JAMMU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the Regional Centre, Jammu the Regional Director is overall Incharge of the Regional Centre and LSCs falling under the jurisdiction of the Regional Centre, Jammu and assisted by ARDs, AR and other supporting staff. 

Functions and Duties

As per the IGNOU Act, the University shall endeavour to advance and disseminate   learning and knowledge by a diversity of means, including the use of any communication technology, to provide opportunities for higher education to a larger segment of the  population and to promote the educational well being of the community, generally to encourage Open University and Distance Education systems in the educational pattern of the country and to coordinate and determinate the standards in such systems.  Further details are available at link www.ignou.ac.in .

The Regional Centre performs all those functions and duties as prescribed by the University Headquarters which mainly includes admissions, conduct of counseling and practical sessions at its LSCs, evaluation of assignments, conduct of term end examinations etc.  In addition to the above, the Regional Centre explores the avenues and opportunities to establish study centres in institutions of repute under its jurisdiction so that the students may get full benefit and advantage of educational opportunities through open and distances learning system at their door steps.

 2.             The powers and duties of its officers and employees.

The Officers of the Regional Centre include the Regional Director, Asstt. Regional Director and Asstt. Registrar.  These officers exercise the powers assigned to them by the IGNOU Act or those delegated under the Statute, Ordinances or the Financial code of the University and perform such functions as are assigned to them.   

3.         The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability.

The decisions are made under the provision of IGNOU Act, Statute, ordinances and the Financial Code, Administrative and Personnel Management Manual.

 Various matters relating to the respective spheres of the Regional Centre are deliberated and recommendations/decisions are implemented with the approval of the IGNOU Headquarters, as the case may be.  The implementation of the decision is made by the hierarchal structure at the Regional Centre levels as indicated below:

I.    Non-Academic Positions

1)     Assistant Registrar

2)    Section Officer

3)    Sr. Assistant/ PA-II/Stenographer/Assistant/SPA/DEO

4)    Junior Assistant cum Typist/Driver

5)    Attendant

 

II.   Academic Positions

1)    Regional Director

2)    Asstt. Regional Director 

4.         The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions.

The functions are regulated by the IGNOU Act, Statutes, Ordinances, the Financial Code, Administrative and Personnel Management Manual and the Rules framed by the BOM.  The Rules, Regulations and by laws framed by the Academic Council, Planning Board, Finance Committee, and Research Council are also significant policy framework for the discharge of its functions.  The norms set by IGNOU Headquarters are followed at the Regional Centre for the discharge of various functions.

5.         The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

The following are the manuals/regulations approved by the BOM of the University for discharge of University functions or functions at the Regional Centre, as the case may be:

i.                     Financial Code

ii.                   Delegation of Financial Powers

iii.                  Admission Guidelines

6.         A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control.

i.                     Annual Accounts and Annual Reports

ii.          IGNOU Profile

iii.                  All records relating to the operations of the Regional Centre 

7.         The 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.

The Board of Management (BOM) is the apex decision making body of the University and the Academic Council, the Planning Board and the Finance Committee are represented by eminent persons from industry, academic community, professional bodies and the nominees of the Govt. of India etc. who help in the formulation and implementation of the policies and programmes.  The policies are formulated at IGNOU Headquarters and implemented at the Regional Centre.

 

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

Various need based committees are constituted at the Regional Centre from time to time to fulfill specific purposes. The meetings of the bodies are open to members and special invitees only. The minutes of such meetings are open and can be accessed by public.

 

9.         A directory of its officers and employees:

Names of officers/faculty/staff of Regional Centre and telephone Nos.are as follow:

 

S.No.

Name of Officers/Faculty/ Staff

Designation

Telephone No.

E.mail Address

1

Er. K K Bhat 

Regional Director

0191-2546529, 2579572 (Front Office)

09419166930  (m)

rcjammu@ignou.ac.in

2

Mr. P. S. Sapriban

Assistant Registrar

0191-2503153 (o)

rcjammu@ignou.ac.in

3

Mr. Dalip Kumar Bhat
         (On deputation) 

Section Officer

0191-2503153 (o)

 

rcjammu@ignou.ac.in

4

Mr. Dara Singh

Senior Assistant

0191-2503153 (o)

rcjammu@ignou.ac.in

5

Ms. Jyoti Gupta

Data Entry Operator

0191-2503153 (o)

rcjammu@ignou.ac.in

10.        The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations.

      The information is as under:

Sr.No.

Description

Pay Scale

Grade Pay/Academic Grade Pay

1.

Regional Director

Rs. 37400-67000

Rs.9000

2.

Asstt. Regional Director

Rs.15600-39100

Rs.6600

3.

Asstt. Registrar

Rs.15600-39100

Rs.5400

4.

Section Officer/PA-II/DEO/SPA/SA

Rs.9300-34800

Rs.4200

5.

Assistant/Driver

Rs.5200-20200

Rs.2400

6.

JAT

Rs.5200-20200

Rs.1900

7.

Group-D (Attendant)

Rs.4440-7440

Rs.1300

 

Allowances are also admissible to the above positions as prescribed by the University from time to time.

 

11.        The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made.

The Annual Budget and Annual Accounts are finalized with the approval of Finance Committee and funds are received at Regional Centre as allocated by IGNOU Headquarters. The disbursements are made by the IGNOU Regional Centre through its Learner Support Centres (LSCs) as per the budget allocation and finally recorded in the Annual Accounts of the university as a whole.

 For details pl click    Budget and expenditure  Plan  Non-Plan

12         The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.

IGNOU does not operate any subsidy programmes.

13         Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it.

Fee concession is granted by the University, as per specific norms, to jail inmates and the students of the programmes offered by the School of Agriculture of IGNOU as well as to the teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya and employees of IGNOU for pursuing study through IGNOU. 

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

The information is stored in the related files and documents. However, important information about functions and activities being performed is available in electronic form on the IGNOU website: www.ignou.ac.in  

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

Citizens have the facility to obtain information from the PIO of the Regional Centre.  The Regional Centre observes five working days a week from Monday to Friday and follows the holiday’s pattern of the Govt. of India at the Regional Centre.  Besides, at the Regional Centres, the provision exists for adjustment of some holidays as per the local importance.  The working hours of the Regional Centre are from 09.30 a.m. to 06.00 p.m. 

Regional Centre has its library located in the Regional Centre office and library facilities can be availed in the Regional Centre and LSCs only by the IGNOU students. 

16.        The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers and the Appellate authorities: 

Name of the Public Information Officer/Appellate Authority

In terms of Section 5(1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005, the following officers of the University have been designated as the Public Information Officer and the Appellate authority at IGNOU Regional Centre, Jammu:  

S. No.

Name of the Public Information Officer (PIO)

Telephone No.

Name of Appellate Authority

Telephone No.

1.

Mr. Papu Singh Sapriban,

Assistant Registrar

rcjammu@ignou.ac.in

0191-2503153 (o)

Er. K K Bhat,

Regional Director
rcjammu@ignou.ac.in

 0191-2546529,

0191-2579572 (Front Office) 

 

 17     Such other information as may be prescribed; and thereafter update these Publications every year;

Information relating to its students including admission procedures, academic programmes, examination schedules, enrolment details, dispatch of course material to students etc. are available at the Regional Centre.  Important decisions/information effecting students and about IGNOU programmes are also displayed on the IGNOU website.   
 

18.                                              Annexure-I

The rates of fees payable are as under:

1.

A request for obtaining information under sub-section (1) of section 6 shall be accompanied by an application fee of rupees ten by way of cash to be deposited between 11:30 hrs to 15:00 hrs except during lunch break of 13:30 hours to 14:00 hours on all working days, five days a week with Finance & Account Section against proper receipt or by IPO/demand draft or bankers cheque in favour of IGNOU, payable at Jammu.

2.

For providing the information under sub-section (1) of section 7, the fee shall be charged by way of cash to be deposited with Finance & Accounts Section against proper receipt or by IPO/demand draft or bankers cheque payable to the IGNOU, Jammu at the following rates:-

(i)

Rupees two for each page (in A-4 or A-3 size paper) created or copied:

(ii)

Actual cost or price for samples or models; and

(iii)

For inspection of records, no fee for the first hour; and a fees of rupees five for each fifteen minutes or fraction thereof on each occasion for the same case.

3.

For providing the information under sub-section (5) of section 7, the fee shall be   charged by way of cash to be deposited between 11:30 hrs to 15:00 hrs except during lunch break of 13:30 hours to 14:00 hours on all working days, five days a week with Finance & Accounts Section against proper receipt or by IPO/demand draft or bankers cheque payable to the IGNOU, Jammu at the following rates:-

(i)

For information provided in diskette or floppy, if available, rupees fifty per diskette or floppy: and For providing information in printed form at the price for such publication or rupees two per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.

19.                                            Annexure-II

 

List of LSCs and Programmes activated therein:

SNO.

SC CODE

SC NAME

PROGRAMMES ACTIVATED

1.

1201

DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION,

UNIVERSITY OF JAMMU, JAMMU TAWI

JAMMU & KASHMIR 180001

ADCM  ADWRE  BPP  BA  BCOM   BTCM BTWRE BTS  BSC BCA CCP CDM  CES  CTE CFN  CHR CIG   CIC CLD CNCC   CPFM  CRD   CTS  CWED  DCH DCE DNHE  DECE    DTS  MTM  ME G MHD  MAH  MPS MCOM  MARD  MPA MSO MEC  MCA   PGCTW  PGDAPP PGDDE  PGDHE PGDCAP  PGDIBO   PGDRB  PGDRD  PGDT PGCR PGDDM  PGJMC

2.

1204 P

GOVT. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION,

CANAL ROAD, JAMMU

B.ED.

3.

1205 P

GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE, JAMMU

JAMMU & KASHMIR 180001

PGDMCH

4.

1206

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY,

GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE,

KATHUA, JAMMU & KASHMIR

BPP  BA  BCOM  BTS  BSC  BCA  BSW CIC CIG CTE CFN CHR CLD  CWED CCP CRD CYP CTPM  CTS CTPM  DCH DCE DNHE  DTS  MAH  MCOM  MARD  MEG MPA MSO MEC   MTM PGDDE  PGDDM PGDIBO PGDHE PGDRD

5.

1207

GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE, RAJOURI

JAMMU & KASHMIR - 185131

BPP BA BCOM  BTS  BSC  BCA  BSW  CIC  CTS DCH DCE DNHE  DTS CIG CES CTE CFN CHR CLD CWED CCP CRD  CTPM MAH  MEC MPS MCOM MARD  MEG MPA  MTM   MSO PGDDM PGDIBO PGDRD PGDHE PGDDE

6.

1208

GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE, POONCH,

JAMMU & KASHMIR

BPP  BA  BCOM  BTS  BSC  CTS CIG CTE CIC CDM CHR CPFM  CLD  DTS DCE DCH  MPS MCOM MARD  MEC  MPA   MTM MSO PGDDM  PGDIBO PGDRD PGDHE

7.

1212 P

DEPARTMENT OF LIB. & INFORMATION SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF JAMMU,

JAMMU & KASHMIR - 180001

BLIS MLIS

8.

1213 P

DOEACC CENTRE, UNIVERSITY CAMPUS,

UNIVERSITY OF JAMMU, JAMMU

BCA  CIC

9.

1214 P

COMPUTER CENTRE, UNIVERSITY OF JAMMU,

JAMMU, JAMMU & KASHMIR

BCA CIC MCA

10.

1227 D

DISTT. JAIL, AMPHALLA, JAMMU,

JAMMU & KASHMIR

BA BCOM  BPP  BSW  BTS  CIC CTS CFN  CWED  DTS

11.

1231 P

GOVT. COLLEGE OF ENGG. & TECH.

OLD JAMMU UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, CANAL ROAD, JAMMU,

JAMMU & KASHMIR - 180001

MCA

12.

1232

GOVT. M.A.M. COLLEGE, JAMMU,

JAMMU & KASHMIR

BA BCOM  BPP BSC   BSW CHE CPLT CTPM PGDAC

13.

1235

GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE, DODA,

JAMMU & KASHMIR 182210

BPP BA BCOM BTS PGDRD PGDT PGJMC DCE DCH DTS CDM CES CFN CHR CIC CIG CLD CNCC CPFM CCP CRD CTE CTS CWDL BSW MAH MARD MPA MSO MEC PGDDM

14.

1245 P

GOVT. MEDICAL COLLEGE, JAMMU,

JAMMU & KASHMIR

PGDHHM

15.

1250

GOVT. DEGREE COLLEGE (BOYS), UDHAMPUR,

JAMMU & KASHMIR

MTM BPP BA BCOM BTS  BSW  CDM CES CFN CHR CIC CIG CLD CNCC CPFM CCP CRD CWDL CTS DTS DCE DCH DECE DNHE MAH MPS MARD MPA MSO MEC  MEG  PGCR PGDDM PGDRD PGDT PGJMC

16.

1254 P

A.S.C. COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES.

AND HOSPITAL, SIDHRA, JAMMU & KASHMIR 180006

PGDGM

17.

1256 D

DISTRICT JAIL, UDHAMPUR, J&K 152101

BPP CFN CIC

18.

1257 P

GOVT. WOMEN'S COLLEGE, GANDHI NAGAR, JAMMU, JAMMU & KASHMIR

CFN CNCC   DHNE MSC(DFSM)

19.

1259

SSVS DEGREE COLLEGE, SUNDERBANI

DISTT. RAJOURI J&K

BA  BPP BTS CTS DTS

20.

1264 D

G.R. AZAD COLLEGE OF HR. EDU.

VILLAGE CHANGA, POST-KILHOTRAN,

GANDOH DISTT. DODA J&K 182203

BA BCOM  BPP BTS DTS CTS CFN CIG CIC

21.

1267

GOVT DEGREE COLLEGE KISHTWAR, J&K 182204

BDP BTS BPP BSC CFN CNCC   CIG CTE CTS DTS DNHE MAH MHD MEG MSO MPS MPA

22.

1268

GOVT DEGREE COLLEGE BHADERWAH, DISTT. DODA, J&K

BA BCOM  BPP BTS  BSC BSW  CES CFN CPFM CTE CTS  DNHE MEG PGDRD

23.

1270 D

CENTRAL JAIL, KOT-BHALWAL, JAMMU

J&K

BA BCOM  BPP BTS

24.

1272 P

DEPT OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF JAMMU BABA SAHAB AMBEDKAR ROAD, JAMMU TAWI, J&K

MA(EDU)

25.

1273 P

MADR-E- MEHARBAN INSTT. OF HEALTH SCIENCES, 9 TRANSPROT NAGAR, NARWAL,

JAMMU, J&K

DNA  CMCH

26.

1274 P

GOVT COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, CANAL ROAD,

JAMMU TAWI, J&K 180001

M.Ed.

27.

1275 D

EKTAMAHILA MANDAL VOCATIONAL TRAINING ISTITUTE,

NEAR DESSA ROAD, DODA, J&K

BA  BCOM   BPP   BSW  BTS  CFN  MSO  MPA  MPS  MTM MEG PGJMC

28.

1277 D

IGNOU SSC(EEBB)-1277D, VOICE COLLEGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION CAMPUS OF GARDEN MODERN ACADEMY, GOOL-182144

BA  B.COM BPP 

29.

1278P

GOVT. COLLEGE OF ENGG AND TECH. ,

OLD CAMPUS UNIVERSITY OF JAMMU, JAMMU

ACPDM ADCM  ADWRE  ADCIM   BME  BTME BTCM BTWRE  DCIM  DCLE(G)

30.

1279 D

IGNOU SSC -1279D,

NEHRU YOUTH CLUB, VPO SARNA, DISTT. SAMBA

BPP

31.

1280

BHARGAVA DEGREE COLLEGE, NATIONAL HIGHWAY,  NEAR BASANTAR BRIDGE, SAMBA

BA   BCA   BCOM  BPP   BTS  CIC

32.

1282 P

FOOD/VEGETABLE CRAFTS CENTRE, CHAND NAGAR, JAMMU

DVAPFV   PGDFSQM

33.

1283 D

IGNOU SSC(EEBB)-1283D

 SHER-E-KASHMIR NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, NEAR HARI MOHALLA, SURANKOTE (IQBAL NAGAR), POONCH

BPP BA BTS CHR MAH

34.

1284

GOVT. DEGREE COLLEGE, RAMBAN (J&K)

BA  BPP  BTS   CCP CES  CFN CIT CTS DTS

35.

1285

GOVT. WOMEN COLLEGE, GANDHI NAGAR, JAMMU

BA  BCOM  BPP CES  DAFE

36.

1286 P

TRIKUTA COLLEGE OF PARA-MEDICAL SCIENCES, NARDNI, RAIPUR, BANTALAB, JAMMU

PGDPSM

37.

1287 D

MULTIPLE ACTION RESEARCH GROUP, VPO SLEHAR, R.S. PURA (J&K) 

BPP  CLP