MEDICAL RESEARCH CENTRE FOR TRIBALS
(INDIAN COUNCIL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH)
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|1. Particulars of the organization, functions and duties.|
Medical Research Centre for Tribals (RMRCT) was established in
1984, under the aegis of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR),
improve health, nutrition and educational awareness of tribals through
basic, applied and operational research to levels that they are no
longer considered under privileged communities of the country.
following are the broad objects of the center: -
To plan, conduct and
coordinate research in order to bring out the
specific health problems and health needs of the tribals of the
To conduct epidemiological studies of communicable
and non-communicable diseases among the tribals.
To investigate haemoglobinopathies in tribals and
To advise and assist the Government in planning,
executing, monitoring and evaluation of tribal health programmes and in
training of health functionaries.
|2. The Power and Duties of its Officers and employees
are responsibly for planning and executing the research projects. They
also assist the director of the centre in carrying out the research
activities and technical coordination. They organize and participate in
the training programmes as well as awareness programmes of Institute
Administrative Officer handles all administrative matters of the centre.
The Administrative Officer assists and advises the Director of the
centre for administrative matters/issues. The Administrative Officer of
the centre is assisted by Section Officers, Assistants/ Upper Division
Clerk/Lower Division Clerk, etc. The role and powers of Administrative
officer are contained in Appendix III of the Rules and Regulations of
Account Officer handles all budget and financial matters of the centre.
The Account Officer assists and advises the Director of the centre for
financial related matters/issues. The Account officer of the centre is
assisted by accounts staff, Section Officers, Assistants, Upper Division
Clerk/Lower Division Clerk. The role and powers of Accounts
officer are contained in Appendix III of the Rules and Regulations of
|3. Procedure followed in the decision making process including channels of supervision and accountability.|
unit/sections of the centre is tasked with the responsibility of
managing the intramural activities of that unit/sections. The extramural
activities are handled by the director office.
decision making process involves processing of administrative and
scientific issues by the subordinate officials on file for a decision by
the Director, Administrative Officer/ Account Officer respectively.
requiring the approval of the Director of the centre are submitted to
the director office.
requiring the approval of the Director General or ICMR Head Quarter
Officials are submitted through the Director of the Centre.
3.4. All proposals having a financial implication are
examined in consultation with the Financial Adviser, ICMR HQ,
Ethics Committees: The Institute constituted a committee under the
Chairmanship of a Professor from
Scientific & Financial Audit: The Principal Directorate of
Audit, Scientific Department, Kolkatta is undertaking the audit of the
institute accounts as well as projects accounts. The scientific
activities of the projects as well as the financial activities of the
Institute are also being reviewed by the Principal Directorate of Audit,
Scientific Department, Kolkatta. The internal audit team from our
|4. Norms set by it for the discharge of the function
RMRCT follows ICMR By-LAWS, i.e. ICMR Memorandum of Associations
Rules and Regulations.
|5. The rules, regulation, instructions, manuals and records, held by it
or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its
addition to the ICMR rules and regulations, the centre also follows mutatis-mutandis
the CCS rules of Govt. of India and guidelines issued from time to time
by Govt. of India.
|6. A statement of categories of documents that are held by it or under its control|
Centre holds under its control files dealing with the processing of
intra/extramural research proposals, the files relating to the work/task
assigned by the different Divisions of the ICMR Headquarters. The files
relating to selection of Group B, C, and D employees. Files related to
financial statements, budgets, purchase documents, and research data and
samples are commonly held by the centre in addition to the routine
papers. The files related to the selection of Group ‘A’ employees
are held at ICMR HQ,
|7. The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with or representation by the member of the public in relation to the formulation for its policies or implementation thereof.|
|While there is no provision requiring the association of members of the public on its various committees etc., the Centre actively avails of the services of eminent scientists working as well as retired on its Committees viz Scientific Advisory Committees (SAC), Ethical Committee, Selection Committees, Technical Purchase Committee, Building Committees, etc.|
|8. 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 meeting of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public or the minutes of such meeting are accessible for public.|
Centre’s main committees are -
Scientific Advisory Committees (SAC)
Institute Ethical Committee (IEC)
Technical Purchase Committee
Departmental Promotion Committees
Women’s Grievance Redressal Committee
Staff Grievance Committee
Annual Maintenance Committee
Institute Ethical Committee (IEC) has public representation.
|9. A directory of its officers and employees
|10. The Monthly enumeration received by each of officers
and employees including the system of compensations provided in its
11. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditure and report of disbursement made. [CLICK HERE]
The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, indicating the amounts
allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programs.
|The Centre does not deal with
any programme involving release of subsidy.
Particulars of recipients of concession, permits or authorisation
granted by it.
Centre does not grant any concessions/permits/authorizations.
|14. Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form|
information with regard to RMRCT is available in electronic form at
RMRCT website http://www.rmrct.org and
ICMR website http://www.icmr.nic.in.
centre held all scientific data, salary disbursements and annual account
statements, etc. in electronic form.
|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.
is not a Public Library as such but public can use the Institute’s
library which is open from
on all working days. The centre furnishes information on request to any
citizen visiting its office. It also places many scientific
documents/reports on this website as a regular feature.
names designation and other particulars of the Central Public information
|17. Such other information as may be prescribed - on
website (tender, employment Notice, News And Events)
|The centre timely furnishes all relevant information related to tenders, employments, events and students summer training programmes on its website as a regular feature. [CLICK HERE ]|