Basic Tasar Silkworm Seed Organisation, Central Silk Board,
Bilaspur (C.G.)

Right To Information (RTI)
ITEM NO. 1. The Particulars of the Organization, Function & Duties BASIC TASAR SILKWORM SEED ORGANIZATION (BTSSO) is overall responsible for production and supply of both nucleus and basic tasar silkworm seed from Central Tasar Silkworm Seed Station (CTSSS, Kargi Road, Kota and Basic Seed Multiplication and Training Centres (BSM&TC) respectively. It has been assigned the following mandate: I. Organize three tier multiplication of seed i.e. at CTSSS, Kargi Road, Kota, BSM&TCs and PPCs level as per the approved norms and co-ordinate and monitor basic seed production in tune with the quality parameters, its adequacy and timely supply. II. Prepare action plan for the basic tasar seed production and supply. Convene periodic seed meetings of BSM&TCs to discuss and review the progress of seed production programme and strategy. III. Organize training programme for Adopted Seed Rearers (ASRs), DOS officials and private graineurs as per the requirement of the States. IV. Extend necessary technical services to DOS for quality dfl production through lending of technical expertise to the Tasar Seed Multiplication Centres and ASRs. Issue guidelines to State for undertaking desired seed multiplication and revival of PPCs. V. Control and monitor the activities of CTSSS and BSM&TCs and suggest improvement measures from time to time. VI. Co-ordinate with CTR&TI in replenishment of breeders stock for the production of nucleus seed at CTSSS at regular intervals. VII. Establish liaison with CTR&TI and DOS on all matters related to seed production and obtain feedback and submit reports to CSB. VIII. Arrange 100% disease free seed at nucleus and basic seed level. Effectively monitor regular examination to detect disease infection and follow up action to control the disease. IX. Promote the concept of Adopted Seed Rearers and expand the base for quality dfls production by involving private entrepreneurs –promote private commercial tasar seed grainage by providing necessary technical expertise. X. Organizes supply of tasar dfls to States and monitor the seed multiplication at State level.

 ITEM NO. 2: Powers and duties of its Officers & Employees

The Director has been delegated with various powers and duties viz. administrative powers, financial powers, disciplinary powers, powers for transferring Group C & D staff within the Units coming under their jurisdiction following the transfer policy for the employee of the Central Tasar Research & Training Institute & its nested units finalized by the Committee at its Meeting held at 1999 at Bangalore. Administrative powers delegated to the Director:-

1. Grant of Disability leave & special casual leave to the Officers & staff below his own level as per rules.

2. Acceptance of resignation of Officers/Staff up to the level of Joint Director of the Institute under intimation to Central Office.

3. To grant advance increments to Junior Stenographer for acquiring higher speed in short hand as per rules.

4. To grant special pay to clerical staff working as Telephone operators as per rules.

5. To grant special pay to Group D staff as per rules for operating (a) Franking Machine (b) Gestetner & (c) photocopier.

6. Closure of probationary period in respect of Officers/Staff below his rank as per rules.

7. Acceptance of voluntary retirement applications of Officers & Staff below his rank as per rules under intimation to Central Office.

8. To obtain annual property returns in the prescribed proforma from Officers below his rank in Group A every year and to retain the same in safe custody.

9. To grant approval for acquisition disposal of immovable properties in respect of Officers/Officials up to Deputy Director level.

10. To issue No objection Certificate for obtaining passport as per rules for Officers & Staff below his rank working under his control.

11. To issue No objection certificate for obtaining visa and grant of leave for going to abroad for the Officers/Staff up to the level of Deputy Director working under their control.

12. To grant permission for extension of time limit up to 6 months in addition to normal 6 months for completion of journey in LTC by the family of Officers/Staff working under his control except himself.

13. To sign Bond on behalf of Member Secretary, CSB in respect of Officers/Staff working under his control who are granted Study leave deputed for Training abroad/scholarship/associate ship/ fellowship etc.

14. Approval for change of hometown in respect of Officers/Staff working under his control under intimation to Central Office as per rules.

15. Approval for change of surname in respect of Officers/Staff working under his control as per rules under intimation to Central Office.

16. To dispose of pay anomaly request of Officers/Staff working under his control within the Institution.

17. To approve list of holidays for Units coming under his control with a copy to Central Office.

18. Grant of any kind of regular Leave to the Officers/Staff below his own level.

19. Grant of Annual Increment to the Officers/Staff below his own level.

20. Grant of LTC to the Officers/Staff below his own level.

ITEM NO. 3. The procedures followed in decision making process including channels Of Supervision and accountability
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE
i)All receipts are put-up by concerned case workers subject wise to the Sectional heads viz. Assistant Director (Administration & Accounts) Establishment and Accounts.
ii) All such files are scrutinized/examined & then categorized in accordance with delegation of powers at the level of Section Officer and accordingly disposed.
iii)Files requiring sanction/approval of the level of Head of office are then segregated and send to the Head of office.
iv)So is the channels of supervision included in the procedure.
TECHNICAL PROCEDURE
i)Quarterly technical report regarding rearing, grainage & production of DFLs are obtained from 23 field Units scattered all over India, examined and compiled by Scientist-C and monitored by Divisional Head viz. Scientist-D.
ii)DFLs distribution programme is monitored at the level of Scientist-D and Head of Office.
iii)Quarterly review meetings are held.
iv)Annual report are prepared and circulated.
ACCOUNTS & AUDIT PROCEDURE
i) Annual action plan is prepared and forwarded to Central Silk Board, Bangalore for approval.
ii) Grants are obtained for various expenses from Central Silk Board, Bangalore.
iii) Expenditure are incurred in accordance with annual action plan.
iv) Monthly accounts and annual accounts are rendered to Central Silk Board, Bangalore as a testimony of utilization of funds.
v) Annual accounts, purchase proposal etc. are audited by the Internal audit, Central Silk Board, Bangalore and Accountant General, C.G., who furnishes true and fair certificate.
STORE PURCHASE PROCEDURE
i) Procedure for store purchase as mentioned in G.F.R/CVC guideline, are being followed scrupulously.

ITEM NO. 4: The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions, employment of labourers etc.
The norms set by BTSSO for the discharge of its functions are as under:-
i) Organizing three tire multiplication of seeds.
ii) Coordinating production & supply of both nucleus and basic tasar silkworm seed.
iii) Controlling 23 field units.

ITEM NO.5: The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records held under its control for used by its employees for discharging its function.
Administrative Part:
The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control are used by its employees for discharging its functions are the Government of India Rules adopted by the Board, such as FRSR, GFR, CCS (CCA) Rules, CCS (Conduct) Rules, CCS (Leave) Rules, Pension Rules, GPF Rules, General Rules, T.A. Rules, LTC Rules, Rules for Children Education allowance, House building advance, Recruitment rules. As far as recruitment of Labourers are concerned the rules framed by Central Silk Board is followed. Rules for interest subsidy of Housing loans are also followed.
Scientific and Technical Part:
As regards technical / scientific matters, all the published, unpublished data relating to projects, Annual reports etc. and data relating to routine work are the property of the Institute. Hence, those are preserved in the Institute and are subject to accessible to public.

ITEM NO. 6. A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control
i) Auditable category of documents.
ii) Confidential/secret category of documents.

ITEM NO. 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
BTSSO is having the main mandate of producing basic tasar seed in its nested units and supplying to respective State sericulture department. The policies & Action Plan for this purposes are decided at State Level Sericulture Coordination Committee constituted at each State viz. Chhattisgarh, M.P., A.P., U.P., Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal &Maharashtra.

ITEM NO. 8. A statement of Board, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more officials constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice and as to whether meeting of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public or minutes of such meetings are accessible for public
The State Level Sericulture Co-ordination Committee have consultant members, who are representative of tasar rearers, reelers & weavers. The minutes are regularly circulated.

ITEM NO. 9. A directory of its officers and employees
A directory of officers and employees is is given below .
OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF B.T.S.S.O., BILASPUR
OFFICERS
1. Dr R.B Sinha - Director(I/C)
2. Dr. M.S Rathore - Scientist-C
3. Dr. Hasansab Nadaf - Scientist-C
4. Dr. Chandrashekharaiah - Scientist-B
5. Shri S.N. Biswas - D.D.(A&A)
6. Shri O.N.Sharma - A.D.(A&A)
7. Shri. Dhiresh Thakur - A.D.(Computer)
8. Dr. Vishaka G.V

OFFICIALS
9.Abdul Latif- Assistant Suprintendent
10. Shri Sohan Lal Sahu - A.S. (Admn)
11. Shri Lal Das Dhirahe - A.S. (Admn)
12. Shri P.R.Dutta - A.S. (Admn)
13. Shri M.R.Chandra - A.S. (Admn)
14. Shri Rahul Malviya - A.S. (Admn)
15. Shri Phool Singh Lodhi- Jr.Trans.(Hindi)
16 Shri K.K.Modak - T.A.
17. Shri Baidyanath Mishra - T.A.
18. Shri C.P.Goswami - S.C.D, G.-I
19. Shri V.M.Khadse - U.D.C.
20. Shri Badri Prasad PandeyS.C.D.G.-II.
21. Shri G.C.Namdev - M.T.Staff
22. Shri Sudama - M.T.Staff

ITEM NO. 10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its Officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations

Name of officers/officials

Designation

level no.

Gross Salary

1. Dr. R.B Sinha

Director(I/C)

  12

1,48,410.00

2  Dr.M.S Rathore

Scientist-C

  11

83,313.00

3. Dr.Hasansab Nadaf

Scientist-C

  11

83,313.00

4. Dr. Chandrashekharaiah

Scientist-B

  10

69,604,.00

5. Shri S.N. Biswas

D.D.(A&A)

  11

96,078.00

8. Shri. Dhiresh Thakur

A.D.(Computer)

  10

77,943.00

9.Shri.O.N Sharma

A.D(A&A)

  10

80,897.00

10.Dr.Vishaka G.V 

Scientist-B

  07

68,732.00

10. Shri Sohan Lal Sahu

  A.S. (Admn.)

  08

77,167.00

11. Shri Lal Das Dhirahe

  A.S. (Admn.)

    07

68,732.00

12. Shri P.R.Dutta

  A.S. (Admn.)

07

66,764.00

13. Shri M.R.Chandra

  A.S. (Admn.)

06

59,460.00

14.  Shri Rahul Malviya

  A.S. (Admn.)

06

48,716.00

15. Shri Phool Singh Lodhi

Jr.Trans.(Hindi)

08

81,713.00

16  Shri K.K.Modak

T.A.

07

64,901.00

17. Shri Baidyanath Mishra

T.A

07

61,251.00

18. Shri C.P.Goswami

S.C.D, G.-I

05

49,302.00

19. Shri V.M.Khadse

U.D.C.

05

45,290.00

20. Shri Badri Prasad

S.C.D.G.-II.

05

44,087.00

22. Shri G.C.Namdev

M.T.Staff

03

40,900.00

24. Shri Sudama

M.T.Staff

03

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ITEM NO 11 : This Institute is composed of its Main Institute and attached field units The Budget out lay of financial year (2016-17) are indicated below:-

The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursement made: Approved Action Plan for the financial year 2016-17 is annexed.

ITEM NO. 12 The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes
The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes:
BTSSO has no subsidy programme. DFLs supplied against full invoice cost.

ITEM NO.13. Particulars of recipients of concessions permits or authorizations granted by it.
According to its mandates BTSSO does not provide concessions, permits or authorization.

ITEM NO. 14. Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form.
Information regarding publishing of open tenders are displayed on our website
www. e-procure.gov.in

ITEM NO. 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.
It has not library.

ITEM NO. 16. Names, Designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers.
Central Silk Board, Bangalore has designated Dr. R.B Sinha, Scientist-D as
Central Public Information Officer.

ITEM NO. 17. Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year.
The details of information enumerated Sl. 1 to 16 shall be updated every year.