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Right to Information

The Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Limited has implemented the Right to Information Act 2005. Citizens who wish to get information or permitted documents as per the provisions of this Act can contact the Public Information Officer.

 

Right to Information Act 2005 - Publication of Information

The Government of India, in order to ensure greater and more effective access to the information to the citizens has enacted ‘Right to Information Act, 2005’ [hereinafter called RTI Act]. The Act came into force from 12-10-2005.

The main object of the Act is to provide right to information and to secure access to information under the control of the Public Authorities to the citizens in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of Public Authority.

The right to information includes an access to the information which is held by or under the control of any public authority and includes the right to inspect the work, document, records, taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents / records and certified samples of the materials and obtaining information which is also stored in electronic form.

The Act provides under Sections 8 and 9, certain categories of information that are exempt from disclosure to the citizens. The public may also refer to the relative sections of the Act before submitting a request for information.

Any citizen can request for information by making an application in writing in writing in English / official language of the area, in which the application is being made together with the prescribed fees, to the concerned Public Information Officer.'

Keeping in view provisions of the RTI Act, we hereby provide the information as per terms of Sec. 4[1] of the RTI Act.

List of Board of directors

Shri. G. Sudhakaran – Chairman and Minister for Works, Government of Kerala
Shri. Subrata Biswas IAS– Additional Chief Secretary to Government of Kerala, Public Works Department
Shri. P.K. Satheesan – Chief Engineer (Roads and Bridges) Public Works Department
Smt. Anie Jula Thomas – Joint Secretary to Government of Kerala, Finance Department
Dr. Asha Thomas IAS- Managing Director

Display of Information as per the Requirement of Section 4(1) (b) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 is furnished here under

Section No. Provision requirement Information
4 .1.b.i Particulars of its Organization , function's and duties Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Limited is a 100% State Government owned company incorporated under the provisions of Companies Act, 1956 and its registered office is situated at Preethi Buildings, M.V. Road, Palarivattom, Ernakulam -682025, Kerala. The functions and duties of the company are defined in the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the company.
4.1.b.ii The powers and duties of its officers and employees The powers and duties of officers and employees are decided by the Board of Directors and in terms of Kerala Service Rules.
4.1.b.iii The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability Different powers have been delegated by the Board of Directors to the officers at various levels for smooth functioning. In order to exercise supervision and fix accountability / responsibility various control measures have been put in place.
4.1.b.iv The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions Directions received from , Government of India and Government of Kerala approved by our Board of Directors are the guiding principles for discharging various funcitons.
4.1.b.v The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions: Periodical guidelines are made available to all employees for discharging various functions.
4.1.b.vi A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control: Documents, as required under law, rules and regulations, such as, Balance Sheets, record of the staff are made available on our website:http://www.rbdck.com/
4.1.b.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. Board of Directors, which formulates and implements its policy under the guidance and direction of Government of Kerala.
4.1.b.viii 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: Board of Directors are constituted under the Companies Act, 1956 .

Public are not entitled to participate in the meetings of the Board / Committees and minutes are not accessible to Public.
4.1.b.ix A directory of its officers and employees: (Click here for details)
4.1.b.x The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations: Remuneration of the Managing Director is fixed by the Government of India. As regards the remuneration of other officers/employees, the same is fixed as per the service regulations framed by the Government of Kerala.

The list of officers is already available in the website for reference apart from the details attached below.
4.1.b.xi The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursement made: Not applicable
4.1.b.xii The manner of execution of subsidy programs, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such progammes Not applicable
4.1.b.xiii Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it: Not applicable
4.1.b.xiv Details in respect of the information available to or held by it reduced in an electronic form: Details of services offered by the company are made available on our website: http://www.rbdck.com/
4.1.b.xv 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: Public can obtain information on our various services from our head office. Further the information is also made available on our website: http://www.rbdck.com/

Company is not maintaining any Library/Reading Room for Public.
4.1.b.xvi The names, designations and other Particulars of the Public Information Officers. List of Public Information Officers and Appellate Authority placed at Head Office is made available in this folder below.
4.1.b.xvii Such other information as may be prescribed:  


Details of designation and remuneration of employees

Sl.No. Name of post No. of posts Scale of Pay
1 Managing Director 1 IAS Cadre
2 Superintending Engineer (Works) 1 77400 – 115200
3 Superintending Engineer (Design) 1 77400 – 115200
4 Financial Controller 1 77400 – 115200
5 Company Secretary 1 77400 – 115200
6 Executive Engineer 2 55350 - 101400
7 Administrative Officer 1 42500 – 87000
8 Deputy Collector 1 42500 – 87000
9 Personal Assistant 1 39500 - 83000
10 Assistant Engineer 4 36600 – 79200
11 Divisional Accountant 1 35700 – 75600
12 Office Assistant 4 22200 – 48000
13 Accounts Assistant 2 22200 – 48000
14 Confidential Assistant 3 20000 – 45800
15 Driver 3 18000 – 41500
16 Peon 5 16500 - 35700


The details of public information officer and appellate authority at head office

Name and address of the Appellate Authority

Dr. Asha Thomas IAS
Managing Director,
Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Limited
Palarivattom,
Cochin –682 025
Tel : 0484-2332265
Fax No. 0484 -2533294

Name and Address of the Public Information Officer

Shri. K. Jayakumar,
Sr. Manager (Admn)
Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Limited
Palarivattom, Cochin –682 025
Tel : 0484-2338205
Fax No. 0484 -2533294

Name and Address of the Asst. Public Information Officer

Smt. Boby Peter,
Administrative Officer
Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Limited
Palarivattom,
Cochin –682 025
Tel : 0484-2338205
Fax No. 0484 -2533294

Administrative Officer of the company was designated as 'Assistant Public Information Officers' to receive the RTI application and to forward the same to the Public Information Officer.



The right to information (regulation of fee and cost) rules, 2005

How to get Information

Citizens can seek information about the activities of Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Limited by submitting a written request with details like Name, address, contact telephone number and particulars of the information sought. The reason for seeking request may be addressed to the Public Information Officer. If the reply is not received in time or if the information is not given, you can appeal to the Appellate Authority.


Procedure for Seeking Information

(1) A request for obtaining information under sub-section (1) of section 6 of the Act shall be made to the concerned State Public Information Officer or through the State Assistant Public Information Officer, as the case may be, accompanied by an application fee of rupees ten.
(2) The application fee shall be paid in any of the following manners, namely:-
a By cash remittance against proper receipt in the office of the State Public Information Officer/State Assistant Public Information Officer, as the case may be; or
b By demand draft payable to Managing Director, Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Limited; payable at Ernakulam.
An application under sub-rule (1) may specify, as far as possible, the particulars mentioned in the Form appended herewith
Please Download the File form.pdf


Gist of Fee Structure

1. What is the effective date for the Right To Information (Regulation of Fee and Cost) Rules, 2005?
The Rules shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
2 Whether any amount is to be given along with the application for information U/S 6 (1) of the RTI Act?
Yes, the request for information under Section 6 (1) of the RTI Act, shall be accompanied by an application fee of Rs. 10/- (Rupees Ten Only).
3. What is the rate of application fee to be accompanied along with the request for information U/S 7 (1) of the RTI Act?
The information under Section 7 (1) of the RTI Act, shall be charged in the following rates:
  a. Rs. 2/- (Rupees two only) for each page (in A-4 or A-3 size paper) created or copied;
  b. Actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper;
  c. Actual cost or price for samples or models; and
  d. For inspection of records, no fee for the first hour; and a fee of Rs. 5/- (Rupees Five only) for each fifteen minutes (or fraction thereof) thereafter.
4. Whether any fee can be collected from the persons categorized as below poverty line?
No. In case the request for information is given by a person belongs the category below poverty line, then in such case the information shall be given free of cost.
5. How the application fee can be paid by the person seeking information?
The application fee may be remitted by way of cash against proper receipt or by way of DD.


Instruction to Applicants

An application under RTI Act, 2005 should contain the following:
1. Name and address of the applicant for communication
2. Nature of request should be specific.
3. Application fee can be remitted by way of DD or cash, made payable to the Managing Director, Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Limited at Ernakulam. Persons living below poverty line are exempted from payment of application fee of Rs. 10/-, if they produce BPL Certificate issued by the Competent Authority.
4. Applicants should submit their RTI application to the concerned Public Information Officer. The name and address of the PIO and others are mentioned above.
5. Applicants and the public are requested to refer to the Right to Information Act, 2005 for further information or clarification.


Right to Appeal

If the applicant is not satisfied with the reply/information provided by the Public Information Officer of the company, Applicant can file the First Appeal before the concerned First Appellate Authority, against the decision of the Public Information Officer.

The Applicant still has right to Second Appeal before the State Information Commissioner, Thiruvananthapuram against the decision of the First Appellate Authority. For further information/details visit website of Central Information Commission : www.cic.gov.in
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