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  Right to Information

Right To Information (RTI) Act 2005 is implemented in the Department with strict compliance to the requirements of the act by identifying Central Public Information Officers (CPIO) for receiving applications and dissemination of information, Assistant Public Information Officers (APIO) for receiving applications, First Appellate Authority for disposal of stage one appeals and Transparency Officer. As required under the Act, DOS has published the requisite information on the web page www.isro.gov.in / Right to Information.

The following information is available on the website:

  • Organisation, functions and duties

  • Powers and duties of the Officers and Employees

  • Procedures followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

  • Norms set by the Department of Space for the discharge of its functions

  • Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records of the Department of Space used by its employees for discharging their functions

  • Statement of the categories of documents held by the Department of Space or under its control

  • Statement of Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies and as to whether meetings of such boards, etc., are open to public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible to public

  • Directory of officers holding functional designations

  • Number of Officers/Employees on the rolls and structure of emoluments

  • Budget provisions of the Department of Space

  • Manner of execution of subsidy programmes and details of beneficiaries of such programmes

  • Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorisations granted by the Department of Space

  • Details of Information available or held by the Department of Space in the electronic form

  • Names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers, Assistant Public Information Officers, Nodal Officer, First Appellate Authority and Transparency Officer

  • Achievements of the Department of Space/ Indian Space Research Organisation
During the period January 2013 to September 2013, 1100 applications were received and information was disseminated under the provisions of the RTI Act. 146 appeals were received by the First Appellate Authority and 14 appeallants approached the Second Appellate Authority, namely, Central Information Commission.