RTI – Section 4(1)(b)

Inspection Department (ID)
Information required to be published under Section 4 (1) (b) of the RTI Act
Sr.No. Particulars Information
(i) Particulars of its organisation, functions and duties
Inspection Department of NABARD was established in October 1999. The Inspection Department is headed by a Chief General Manager who is assisted by a General Manager, Deputy General Managers and other officers and staff in the Department. The core functions of the ID is to critically examine and appraise the functioning of the ROs / TEs / HODs / subsidiaries of NABARD, vis-a-vis their objectives/goals. Inspection covers all areas of NABARD's functioning, i.e., Business Operations, Supervision, Developmental and Promotional activities. It helps in enhancing corporate governance. ID also monitors the Concurrent Audit work at HO and in Regional Offices / Training Establishments. The Department serves as Secretariat for the Audit Committee of the Board (ACB) and is nodal department for Fraud Risk Monitoring.
(ii) The powers and duties of its officers and employees
  • The officers of Inspection Department have been vested with powers to inspect ROs / TEs / HO Departments / subsidiaries of NABARD
  • To issue inspection report to respective units
  • Follow-up with the units for compliance on Inspection Report
  • Report status periodically to the ACB
(iii) Procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability Audit Committee of the Board provides guidance to the Department. The following major processes are followed :
  • Periodicity is decided for inspection of the ROs / TEs and HO departments.
  • Inspection reports are issued on completion of Inspection.
  • Follow up of compliance for ROs / TEs / HODs / subsidiaries of NABARD.
  • Inspection Reports are closed on receipt of satisfactory compliance in respect of all the major observations
  • Major inspection findings and compliance are reported to ACB.
(iv) Norms set by it for the discharge of its functions
  • Inspection of ROs constituting to 80% of business is done every year. Other ROs are inspected once in two years.
  • HO departments having business transactions are inspected annually and other HODs are inspected once in two years.
  • All Training Establishments of NABARD only in 2 years.
  • All subsidiaries of NABARD annually.
  • Concurrent Audit of transaction at HO, TEs & ROs is done on continuous basis.
(v) Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions. The officers of ID follow the Inspection Guidelines issued from time to time by HO Departments. There is also a checklist for reference
(vi) A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control
  • The Agenda & proceedings to ACB
  • Inspection Reports of units inspected
  • Concurrent Audit Reports of HO departments.
(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 The functions of the Inspection Department pertain to the inspection of NABARD's Accounting Unit. One prominent CA has been coopted on ACB to seek guidance for formulation of Audit/Inspection policy as per ICAI standards and matters related to Accounting Policy
(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 The department has not constituted any board, council, committee, etc.
(ix) A directory of its officers and employees  Directory of its Officers and Employees
(x) The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations  Click Here
(xi) Budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made  
  • Budget towards Consultation Fees for the year 2019 – 20 is Rs 165.00 lakhs
  • Budget allocated towards Director’s Fees for 2019-20  is Rs 0.60 lakh
  •  Expenditure incurred under Director’s Fees is Rs 0.00 and expenditure incurred on Payment of Consultation Fees is Rs 19.11 lakhs as on 30 September 2018.
(xii) Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes ID is not releasing any kind of subsidy.
(xiii) Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by the organisation NIL  
(xiv) Details in respect of the information available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form Inspection Reports and agenda note & proceedings of ACB are available in electronic form
(xv) Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use NIL  
(xvi) The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers
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(xvii) Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year NIL