|The powers and duties of its officers and employees:-
National Research Centre for Mushroom, Solan is a unit of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). Director of the Centre shall exercise such powers for their functioning as are delegated by the Governing Body or any authority of ICAR. Powers are delegated to the Director from time to time by the ICAR vide ICAR letter No.F.11(4)/75-Cdn (A&A) dated 1.4.1977 and modified vide order No.6-2/90-Cdn (A&A) dated 4.2.1993, 28.5.1993 and 23.9.1994, OO No. 6-3/92-Cdn (A&A) dated 28.7.1992.
To carry out duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director of the Centre. The powers of incurring contingency expenditure upto Rs.1000/- in each case have been delegated to the Sectional Incharges and Administrative Officer i) Crop Production, ii)Crop Protection, iii) Crop Nutrition iv) Crop Improvement iv) Transfer of Technology vide order No. 13(42)/DP/06 dated 16.10.2001.
The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability.
The Director is assisted in the execution and implementation of various research activities and other programmes by five Sectional Incharge, Administrative Officer, Assistant Finance & Accounts Officer. The Centre is organized into five Sections viz; Crop Production, Crop Protection, Crop Nutirition, Crop Improvement and Transfer of Technology. The Administration and Finance Sections of the Centre provide the needed support. The Centre Management Committee (IMC) guides and supports the Director from time to time to review of programmes and approval of investments within the powers delegated to the IMC. The Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and Staff Research Council (SRC) provide broad guidelines and assist in developing and implementing specific research programmes and projects.
The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions :
The norms are set by the ICAR Headquarters , New Delhi. The various research activities and functions carried out by the Centre are indicated in the mission, mandate and objectives of the Centre.
The rule, regulations, instructions manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions
The National Research Centre for Mushroom is a unit of ICAR, New Delhi. ICAR follows GOI rules mutates mutandis, besides Agricultural Research Services rules, Technical Service Rules specially designed for Scientists and Technical personnel in ICAR. The Centre follows the rules, regulations, and instructions as followed by the ICAR, and as indicated in the manuals and guidelines of ICAR, New Delhi.
A statement of categories of documents that are held by the authorities or under their control.
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 Centre is guided and supported by Institute Management Committee (IMC) and Research Advisory Committee (RAC). Both the IMC and RAC have two members in its composition who are drawn from the public, who take active part in the deliberations and decisions of these committees.
The IMC guides and supports the Centre from time to time to review of programmes and approval of investments in new areas of research and other related activities of the Centre. The Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and Staff Research Council (SRC) provide broad guidelines and assist in developing and implementing specific research programmes and projects.
A statement of 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.
The IMC, RAC and SRC are the committees, which help the Centre in guiding and implementing its various programmes and activities. The composition of these committees is as per the guidelines of ICAR Headquarters, New Delhi.