PUBLIC INFORMATION UNDER THE

 

"RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT-2005"

 

 1. Organisation

    Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition, Chandigarh is one of the 25 institutes affiliated to National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, New Delhiand is sponsored by Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India. The Institute is registered under Society Registration Act XXI of 1860. The Institute is under the superintendence of board of Governors.( Present board of Governors -Annexure I)

 
2. Functions and Duties

    IHM, Chandigarh is an educational institute and its main functions and duties are to impart theoretical and practical Training to the students in Hospitality Administration and Hotel Management, to provide trained manpower to the Hotel & allied Industry, to organize training programmes for the staff /workforce engaged in the organized and un-organized sectors of Tourism & Hospitality industry, to develop nutritional, balanced diet meals and popularize them. Detailed objectives of the society are as contained in the Memorandum of Association of the Society available in the office.

 

3. Powers and duties of Officers and Employees

    The Organisation Chart (Annexure-II)   indicates the hierarchy of various officers including their powers and duties.

4. Procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability.

    The routine academic and administrative decisions are taken by the Principal in consultation with the Departmental In-charges & Administrative Officer of the Institute. The general superintendence, direction and control of the affairs of the society and its income and property are vested with the Board. The routine academic and administrative decisions are taken  by the Principal as per rules provided by the National Council and  Government of India, in consultation with departmental in-charges. The matter apart from day to day affairs are presented to the Chairman, BOG's and Ministry of Tourism, for  decision/ approval/  guidance.

5.The norm set for the discharge of functions of the Ministry –

 Academic Functions –The main function of the Institute is to facilitate the academic activity and academic administration. The subjects, syllabus, teaching load and academic calendar is formulated by the National Council for Hotel Management, New Delhi for all 24 Institutes of Hotel Management affiliated with the council. All other academic decisions are taken by the Principal in consultation with the Departmental In charges and other faculty members. Different Committee are framed  for purchases and another precedents of material for the Institute.  

Administrative  Functions – The administrative functions are discharged by the Principal in consultation with the Administrative office  as per the rules of Government of India adopted by the Institute.

 
6.The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records held by it are under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

     The Institute follows recruitment and promotion rules designed  specifically for the Institutes of Hotel Management under Department of Tourism, Govt. of  India. In all other matters, Institute follows the same rules, regulations and manuals, etc. as prescribed by the Central Government for Central Civil Services Organisations.  Other rules & regulations of the society are as contained in the "Rules & Regulations of The Society", available in the office.(Also on the Link " Home-")

 
7. Statement of categories of documents that are held by it or under its Control.

         Same as in item No. 5 & 6 above.

 

8. 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 Society has on its Board, two representatives from Hotels and Restaurants Association, as experts who contribute their inputs in the policy and guidance to the Board of Governors of the Institute of Hotel Management, Chandigarh.

 

9. 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.   

     The Board of Governors of Institute of Hotel Management, Chandigarh is headed by Principal Secretary-Tourism, Government of Punjab. The list of present  Board of Governors is placed at Annexure-I. The BOG meets once in six months. The proceedings are recorded & circulated to the members. These minutes can be made available upon receipt of request.   

 

 10. A directory of officers and employees

            The information is placed at Annexure-III.

        

 

   11.  The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees,  including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations.

          The salaries and allowances of the employees of the Institute are those prescribed  by the Department of Tourism, Government of India and the Ministry of Finance from time to time, for Central Government employees of different Categories with the approval of the Board of Governors. The relevant information is placed  at  Annexure -IV.

 

12. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursements made  

          Institute of Hotel Management, Chandigarh is self Financed in terms of Revenue Expenditure and receives Capital Grant-in-aid from the Department of Tourism, Government of India for the proposals approved by the Board of Governors from time to time. Budget statement is placed at Annexure-V

 

 

13.The manner of execution of subsidy programme, including the  amounts of allocated and details of beneficiaries of such programmes

           The Institute of Hotel Management,  does not implement any subsidy Programme

 

14. Particulars of concessions, permits or authorization granted by  the Department of Tourism, Government of India

      No concessions, permits or authorization is granted by the Department of  Tourism, Government of India

 

15. Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form

         The information about the Institute is available on its website 

NAME & DESIGNATIONS OF PIO/APIO’s

ANNEXURE Vi

 

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NAME & DESIGNATION

DESIGNATION

1

Mrs. Bharti Tyagi,

Principal

Member/Secretary, Board Of Governors

Appellate Authority  

2

Mr.Arvind Varma,

 Sr. Lecturer

Central Public Information Officer

3

Mr.V.K Sehgal, A.A.O.

Assistant Public Information Officer