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RTI – Section 4(1)(b)

State Project Department
Information required to be published under Section 4 (1) (b) of the RTI Act
 
Handbook on RIDF has been prepared and circulated amongst State Govt. officials (English)
Sr.No. Particulars Information
(i) Particulars of its organisation, functions and duties Organisation:
State Projects Department
NABARD, Head Office, Mumbai
Tel: (91) 022-26530068
Fax: (91) 022-26530101

e-mail: spd@nabard.org

Functions :
  • Providing low cost loans from RIDF to State Governments for development of infrastructure facilities in rural areas for promotion of agriculture & rural development; Appraisal and sanction of projects submitted by various State Governments for developing rural infrastructure as per the approved eligible activities under RIDF; Disbursement of loans to State Governments based on drawal applications for sanctioned projects; Sample field monitoring of projects sanctioned under RIDF.
  • Providing loans under Govt. of India schemes based on the approval of Govt. of India and specific request from the concerned Ministry/ SGs.  As on 30 June 2019, NABARD has funded Central/ State share of the identified projects under LTIF and part funding of Central share under SBM-G and PMAY-G."
(ii) The powers and duties of its
officers and employees
   
  • Formulation of Policy guidelines for appraisal of RIDF projects of State Governments, disbursement of funds for sanctioned projects and other related issues ; Preparation of Memoranda to the Board of Directors and to the Sanctioning Committee (SC), management of data of sanctioned projects and also the disbursements made thereof; Sanction  and disbursement of grant under Rural Infrastructure Promotion Fund (RIPF) to State Governments, Panchayats, SHGs, etc. by ROs/HO.
  • Formulation of MoA, operational guidelines and related terms and conditions in consultation with Govt. of India for operationalisation of LTIF, PMAY-G, SBM-G and MIF; sanction of loans as per the request of borrowing entity and disbursement of the same."
(iii) Procedure followed in the
decision making process,
including channels of
supervision and
accountability
  • The infrastructure projects pertaining to eligible activities under each Tranche of RIDF are submitted by the State Governments through their Nodal Department to NABARD’s Regional Offices (ROs). The project proposals are scrutinised by the ROs through desk and need based field appraisal. The Appraisal reports are then further scrutinised by HO and placed before the Sanctioning Committee (SC) for consideration and sanction. Details of projects sanctioned are communicated to the State Governments through the respective ROs of NABARD.
  • Procedure followed as per MoA & operational guidelines of the respective LTIF, PMAY-G and SBM-G."
(iv) Norms set by it for the 
discharge of its functions
  • The size of the corpus under each tranche is decided by GoI and RBI on an annual basis. There are 37 eligible activities under RIDF which are approved by GoI. The details are available on www.nabard.org. The rate of interest and period of loan are as decided by the RBI. Distribution of the allocation among all States/ Union Territory is done on yearly basis. The projects are sanctioned with General Terms and Conditions as well as project specific Special Terms and Conditions are provided Loans to State Government on reimbursement basis against the actual expenditure incurred in execution of  sanctioned projects. Notwithstanding the above, mobilisation/start up advance is also released, if required by the State Govt.,  on  acceptance of the terms and conditions of sanction, to speed up the implementation of the projects.
  • The functions are discharged as per MoA/ operational guidelines executed between NABARD and the concerned Ministry/ State Govt., for LTIF, PMAY-G and SBM-G.
  • Sanction  and disbursement of grant under Rural Infrastructure Promotion Fund, for supporting innovative/ experimental/ promotional infrastructure especially in rural areas."
 
(v) Rules, regulations,
instructions, manuals and 
records, held by it or under 
its control or used by its
employees for discharging its
functions.
  • Checklists have been made available to all the State Govts. for preparation of Detailed Project Report. The Operational Guidelines are periodically updated and are available in public domain at www.nabard.org. Hard/soft copies of circulars, guidelines are available in ROs/HO, which are accessed by staff for disposing of cases / proposals.
  • MoA alongwith the operational guidelines and terms and conditions; as executed under LTIF, PMAY-G and SBM-G.
 
(vi) A statement of the 
categories of documents that
are held by it or under its 
control
  • Documents relating to proposals, for sanction and disbursement under RIDF, acceptance of terms and conditions of sanction etc. submitted by State Govts, are maintained at RO level. Details of projects sanctioned by Sanctioning Committee, disbursements made to State Governments – both cumulative and during the year etc. are also maintained. Similarly details of projects sanctioned and amount disbursed under RIPF are being maintained.
  • MoA alongwith the operational guidelines and terms and conditions; as executed under LTIF, PMAY-G and SBM-G."
(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
  • At present, 37 activities are eligible for funding under RIDF as approved by GoI. The general terms and conditions of RIDF are decided by RBI every year. RIDF policy is formulated keeping in view the priorities of GoI and RBI. 
  • The Terms and conditions Policy in respect of the operationalization of LTIF, PMAY-G and SBM-G have been formulated by NABARD in consultation with the concerned ministries of Govt. of India."
(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 functions under directions and advice of the following Committees: 
 
  • Project Sanctioning Committee, a sub committee of the Board, for sanction of RIDF loans to State Governments for various projects
  • Internal Sanctioning Committee, comprising of senior officers of NABARD including Chairman for sanction of RIDF loan to State Governments for various projects upto an amount of Rs. 100 crore.
  • Projects under LTIF, PMAY-G and SBM-G are sanctioned by Board/ or the Committee where the power has been delegated by Board.
  • Business and Grants Project Sanctioning Committee comprising of senior officers of NABARD for sanction of grants / grant-cum-loan for various projects under Rural Infrastructure Promotion Fund (RIPF).                                                             "
(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 regulation Available at the link: Click Here
(xi) Budget allocated to each of its Agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed, expenditures and reports on disbursements made
The details of sanctions and disbursements under RIDF are available in the public domain at www.nabard.org link
 
(xii) Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes Not applicable.
(xiii) Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorisations granted by the organization Not applicable.
(xiv) Details in respect of the
information    available to or
held by it, reduced in an
electronic form
State-wise, Tranche-wise, sector-wise data relating to sanctions and disbursements 
(annual/monthly) under RIDF under RIDF in electronic form. 
Project-wise data relating to sanctions and disbursements under LTIF.
  • Annual
(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 
State-wise and  tranche wise sanctions and disbursements made to various State Governments are available in public domain at nabard.org link. No library or reading room facility is available for public use.
Brief profile of LTIF, PMAY-G and SBM-G is availabe on www.nabard.org"
 

E  Governance

(xvi)
Language in which information manual/handbook available
(xvii)
When was the manual/handbook last updated
(xviii)
Information available in electronic form

(xix)
Particulars of facilities available to citizens for availing information
Details of ongoing and completed projects under RIDF are available in website at www.nabard.org
(xx) Grievance Redressal Mechanism Available in website at www.nabard.org
(xxi) List of completed schemes/projects/programmes underway Available in website at www.nabard.org
(xxii) FAQs  FAQs link