Section (ii): The powers and duties of its officers and employees
Section (iii): Procedure followed in decision-making process including channels of supervision and accountability
National Council of Science Museums(NCSM) follows the procedure indicated in Manual of Office Procedure (MOP) for decision-making. The Section Officer/AEE/Curators propose action with the help of staff working under them in accordance with the prescribed procedure and level for final disposal and approval. The Section Officer/AEE/ Curator normally submit the file to the respective heads of divisions/ sections who in turn submits the file to Dy. Controller of Finance/ Senior controller of Finance for checking before sanction by the competent authority as per delegation of power in Bye-Laws of NCSM. In some cases Directors submits the file to the Secretary and Secretary submits the file to DG, NCSM/ GB for approval and sanction. Level of submission depends on the delegation of power in various administrative and financial issues. Each officer in the channel is accountable with respect to submission of facts, but the ultimate accountability lies with the highest level approving the proposal or a taking decision.
Section (iv): The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions
NCSM follows the norms set out for all Government of India offices by the Department of Personnel & Training/Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances.
Section (v): Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions
The rules and regulations, instructions manuals etc. are as prescribed and published by the Ministry of Personnel, Pension and Public Grievances including AR Wing like FR/SR and other service/establishment manuals and instructions and financial rules like GFR and Delegation of Financial Power Rules issued by Department of Expenditure from time to time. Besides these, separate rules and regulations, other Manuals are framed by this organisation. For the administration of various Acts as indicated in the function of the Department, attached/subordinate organisations keep the rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records.

Rules and Regulations, Revised Recruitment Rule 2018, Purchase, Instruction Manuals,

Section (vi): A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control
Sections of the NCSM hold different categories of documents relating to work allocated to them.
Section (vii): 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
Section (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

Committee (Society, Governing Body, Financial Advisory Committee, Executive Committee of Centres, Planning and Programming Committee of Centres, Research Advisory Board)
Minutes of the Meeting of these committee meetings are not accessible for public.

Section (ix): Directory of officers and staffs
Section (x): Monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations
Section (xi): Budget allocated to each of its agency indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made
Section (xii): Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes

The NCSM does not execute any subsidy programme.

Section (xiii): Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it

Not applicable.

Section (xiv): Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form

The information available in Electronic Form is available on the website of NCSM (

Section (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

No such facility is available.

Section (xvi): The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers
Section (xvii): Such other information as may be prescribed

Dates of Audit Carried Out: October 12-18, 2023
View Audit Report 2022-23
View Summary Report 2022-23

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24