The Right to Information Act, 2005 has been passed by Parliament and has received the assent of the President on 15 June 2005. The Act aims at providing for setting out the practical regime of the right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the constitution of a Central Information Commission and State Information Commission and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
The Act extends to the whole of India. The entire Act came into force with effect from 12 October 2005. Under the provision of the said Act, NABARD as a Public Authority is under obligation to provide information to members of public and to publish certain data as required under Section 4 (1) (b) of the Act. Besides, under Section 5 (1), NABARD is required to designate Central Public Information Officers in all its offices to provide information to citizens requesting for the same.
Transparency Officer :
In pursuance of the Central Information Commission’s directive dated November 15, 2010 issued to all Public Authorities under the powers vested in the Central Information Commission under Section 19 (8) (a) of The Right to Information Act, 2005 the details of the Transparency Officer are as under:
Smt. L Leivang, Chief General Manager, NABARD, Head office, ‘D’ Wing’, 4th Floor, Plot C-24, 'G' Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400 051.
Tel. 022-26539272 E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
In keeping with its objective of bringing in greater transparency in its decision making process, NABARD maintains an active website (www.nabard.org) and is committed to releasing more and more information in public domain.
In addition to information what NABARD releases, please send us your suggestions by email (email@example.com).
If, however, you need any specific information on an ad hoc basis, you may make an application under the Right to information Act, 2005. It needs to be emphasised that this mechanism is only meant for seeking information and NOT for making complaints. NABARD has a separate mechanism for redressal of complaints.
Seeking Information from NABARD
Information related to NABARD Head Office Only
NABARD has designated Shri Venkataraman Rajaraman, Deputy General Manager, Head Office, Mumbai (Tel No.022 2653 9127) as the Central Public Information Officer. In his absence, Shri Vikas Bhatt, Deputy General Manager, Head Office, Mumbai (Tel No. 022-26539652) will be the Central Public Information Officer ‘under RTI Act, 2005’. The address of the above officers are as follows:
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
Plot No. C-24, ‘G’ Block
Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
MUMBAI 400 051.
For all information related to :
(A) Various States
(B) Banks Operating in the States
(C) NABARD Operartions in the States
(D) About NABARD Regional Offices in the States
The Chief General Manager/ General Manager in-charge of NABARD Regional Office located in the respective State is designated as Central Public Information Officer (CPIO). He will deal with all queries relating to Regional Offices, client institutions, other institutions/authorities and outside persons within the state/ jurisdiction of the Regional Office.
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