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 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.
FOR ALL INFORMATION RELATED TO NABARD HEAD OFFICE
NABARD has designated Shri Devasis Padhi, General Manager, Head Office, Mumbai (Tel No.(022-26539646)) as the Central Public Information Officer. In his absence, Shri Raghunath B, General Manager, Head Office, Mumbai (Tel No. (022-2653 9652)) will be the Central Public Information Officer. The address of the above officers are as follows:
Name and Designation
Shri Devasis Padhi
Plot No. C 24, G Block,
Bandra East - 400051
FOR ALL INFORMATION RELATED TO :
(A) VARIOUS STATES
(B) BANKS OPERATING IN THE STATES
(C) NABARD OPERATIONS IN THE STATE
(D) ABOUT NABARD REGIONAL OFFICE IN THE STATE
General Manager (GM), NABARD Head Office located at Mumbai is designated as Central Public Information Officer (CPIO). He will deal with all queries relating to RTI. He will also deal with all requests received from staff of the Regional Office as also the retired officers and staff settled in the state. 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.