Right To Information Act 2005

INTRODUCTION

The Right to Information Act, 2005 sets out the practical regime of Right to Information for citizens to enable them to access the information under the control of public authority in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of such authority.
Section 2(h) of the Act defines "public authority" as any authority or body or institution of self-governance established or constituted by or under the constitution or by law made by the Parliament or any state legislature or by notification issued by the appropriate government:. It includes body owned, controlled or substantially financed by the government.
In accordance with the provisions contained in section 2(j) of the Act, Right to Information means right to information accessible under this Act which is held by or under control of a public authority.
This Information Handbook will enable the citizens to obtain information as to the provisions contained in various rules and regulations governing the Patna Science College, Patna and related information.
This Information Handbook is divided into 17 manuals/sections. Each section deals with units of information as delineated under section 4 (1) (b).
Section 4 (1) (b) (xii) / Manual–12 provides for information on the manner of execution of subsidy programmes. This programme per rule is not applicable to the Patna Science College, Patna.

STATUTORY DECLARATION TO OBEY THE RULES UNDER SEC- 4(1)(b) OF RTI ACT 2005

Patna Science College, Patna Website (www.patnasciencecollege.org).
It covers all the rules and regulations which are implemented by Govt. of India, Govt. of Bihar, UGC & Patna University, Patna.
Patna Science College, Patna is a Constituent College of Patna University, Patna. It is Co- education institution imparting education upto Graduate Level exclusively in Science. It runs as per rules and regulations made by the State Govt. of Bihar, Patna University, Patna & UGC from time to time. The College has different bodies/Committees to maintain all types of activities such as academic, financial, administrative & discipline on the campus etc.
Being Constituent College of Patna University, Patna (A State University) all the cells and committees of the institution are under statutory bodies and come under section 4(1)(b) of RTI Act 2005. The applications under the RTI Act, along with a postal order/demand draft for Rs.10.00 obtained (under register cover) in favour of Principal, Patna Science College, Patna are handed over the office. All information about the college under section 4(1)(b) of RTI Act. 2005 hence, are open for the public and any of them can be obtained by a citizen of India. For further information please contact- 0612-2665151 / 0612-6453577 (Office).

Dr. Krishna Chandra Sinha (Dr. M.P. Trivedi) Appellate Authority
Principal Public Information Officer

Compliance under section 4 (1) (b) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

1. The particulars of the Organization, Functions and Duties
2. The powers and Duties of its officers and employees
3. The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability
4. The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions
5. The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions
6. A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control
7. The 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
8. 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
9. A directory of its officers and employees
10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations
11. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made
12. The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes
13. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it
14. Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form
15. 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
16. The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers
17. Such other information as may be prescribed
Manual – 1 Section 4 (1) (b) (i)

The Particulars of organization, functions and duties

Patna Science College, Patna, Patna Science College, Patna, is a Constituent College of Patna University, was established in 1927. Initially it was opened as the Science Department of Patna University. It began functioning independently from 1928 when its foundation stone was laid by Lord Irwin on 15 November 1928. Since then Patna Science College has been recoganized as a Premier Institution of higher learning in science stream in India. The college is centrally located in Patna, the capital of Bihar, occupying an area of approximately 28.32 acres of land containing separate blocks for different science departments. The College offers B.Sc. Honours in Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology. Apart from the usual B.Sc. Honours courses, it also imparts teaching in various Vocational and Professional courses under Self-Financing scheme that include B.Sc. Honours in Bio-technology, B.Sc. Honours in Computer Applications – popularly known as BCA course, B.Sc. Honours in Environmental Science. Though primarily a science teaching institute, Patna Science College has always had a full-fledged language teaching unit comprising Hindi and English Departments right since its inception. Each department also has facilities for conducting research in respective subjects. The college has a great legacy and has been striving continuously to maintain and improve it. It has been the breeding ground for the future scientists, researchers and administrators. It can boast of distinguished alumni holding very high positions in diverse fields of Science, Medicine, Engineering, Banking, Administration, etc. in India and abroad.
The College is highly reputed for teaching and research. Our college believes in striving for newer goals, maintaining high standards and establishing Patna Science College as a ‘Knowledge Centre’, nationally and internationally. The strength of our college lies in its ability to adapt to the changing needs of the time. To realize this vision, we inculcate the importance of learning in our students, thus ensuring their intellectual and emotional development. The college encourages innovative, rigorous and professional pattern of teaching and learning, enabling the students and teachers to become outstanding scholars, educators and professionals by preparing action plans within the framework outlined by the Patna University. The teachers are encouraged to attend refresher and orientation courses and workshops conducted by Patna University to enhance their knowledge and skills. Seminars, workshops and lectures by eminent experts are regularly conducted by the college. Besides, other supportive measures like provision of journals, books, magazines and teaching-learning tools are extended to the teachers for effective implementation of the curriculum. The teachers are encouraged to adopt innovative methods such as the use of power point presentations, role play, quizzes, worksheets, student presentations etc. They are also encouraged to use audio-visual aids to enhance teaching-learning process. Curricular and co-curricular events are organized on contemporary issues by the college. Seminars, conferences, debates, quizzes, essay writing competitions, poster making competitions and film screenings are some examples of such events. Besides regular classroom teaching, tutorials, practicals, class tests, projects, assignments, workshops and seminars are designed and conducted. It arranges industrial and institutional visits, interactive sessions with professionals, experts and scholars. The college follows a system of informal feedback from the students and implements corrective measures, wherever required. Feedback from students helps to improvise teaching methods.
Convener : Prof. R. N. Das, Head, Department of Mathematics, Patna University, Patna 800005
Chairperson : Prof. Arun Kumar Sinha, Professor of Statistics Principal, Patna Science College, Patna University, Patna 800005

VISION STATEMENT

Our vision is to create a vibrant academic space with focus on world-class education, research and service. Students and staff will be oriented to cultivate the best human values, character and practices demanded of citizens to serve the nation and society. Through innovative teaching, research, skill-development and the use of technology, students and faculty members will strive to provide insights and solutions for diverse challenges faced across the globe. Along with the production of knowledge, it also believes in nurturing co-curricular talent in learners for their holistic development.

MISSION STATEMENT

• To grow as the centre of excellence in the field of science, technology and innovation and empower the learners to lead the world in general and nation in particular in the next century towards a bright and sustainable future for mankind.
• To prepare citizens equipped with independent thinking, critical ability and entrepreneurship.
• To establish harmony in society by upholding the ideals of the Republic of India enshrined in the Constitution.

Address :,  Patna Science College, Patna, Ashok Rajpath, Patna - 800005
Website : (www.patnasciencecollege.org)
Tel. No. : 0612-2665151 / 0612-6453577
Note:The details of the Teaching & Non-teaching Staff of College are available on our Website www.patnasciencecollege.org) & PU staff directory.

Duties to be performed to Achieve the Mission

Ever since its establishment in 1927, the college has been playing a significant role in imparting Science education. Vocational courses like B.Sc.(H) in Computer Applications, B.Sc. in Biotechnology, B.Sc. in Environmental Science has been started in order to achieve its Vision & Mission. The college has formulated various schemes / activities. Teaching, research and organizing extra-curricular activities, Seminar, Workshop, Conference, Cultural and sports activities on regular basis. NSS chapter of College encourage students to participate in several social outreach activities.

Details of Services Rendered

The details of services rendered are briefly enumerated below:

(a) Teaching of programmes B.Sc. Honours in Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geology and Statistics & Mathematics. Self Financed Vocational Degree Courses : B.Sc. Honours in Computer Applications, B.Sc. Honours in Biotechnology and B.Sc. Honours in Environmental Sciences.
(b) Conducts in house internal assessment examination and functions as examination centre of university examination.
(c) Conduct of seminars, meetings, lectures, cultural events etc.
(d) Provision of sports facilities.
(e) First Aid services within the Campus.
(f) Facilities to conduct research in the subjects being taught.
(g) Teachers are allowed to go on study leave in order to promote their career.
(h) Incubation center to mentor the entrepreneurs to accelerate their innovative ideas.

Organization and Administrative Machinery

1. Since college is constituent unit of Patna University, Patna, University administrates the College’s functioning ; University constitutes Proctorial Board and Appoints its Dean Science faculty and its representative (UR) to monitor the functioning of College.
2. The Governor -Cum – Chancellor of Universities of Bihar appoints a full time principal on the recommendations of the Selection Committee constituted for the purpose, with the approval of the Executive Council (State Govt. Bihar) to look after the day – to – day functioning and administration of college.
3. Bursar appointed by the University to look after the financial deals.
4. The college has a staff council that operates in accordance with University Ordinance/statutes in functioning of college.

Orgasnisation Chart: Organizational set-up of  Patna Science College, Patna

Mechanism available for monitoring the service delivery and public grievance resolution

Management of the various activities of the college are supervised by the Proctorial Board and Several Committees, Cells, Bodies, constituted by Principal and through University Representative.

 

Map of Location
A location map is available on the college website: www.patnasciencecollege.org

Working Hours
Office: 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. –– Monday to Saturday (except on public holidays). 
Teaching: 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. –– Monday to Saturday (according to time table).
Or

[According to Routine]

05 Hrs. Stay in Campus per working day          
40 Hrs. Stay in Campus per Week                     

Public Interaction
12:00 Noon  to  01:00 p.m.

Grievance Redressal

A three level system is followed viz. Grievance Redressal Cell, Departmental and Staff Council, as follows:

GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL CELL:
This cell is constituted to address the genuine grievances of students & staff. Students having grievances regarding time-table, facilities, teaching, examinations, documents, discipline etc. can put their appeal before the cell. Staff having grievances regarding their duty, Payment and facilities can put up their appeal before the cell. After sorting the grievance cases, the cell shall forward the case to the concerned departments for its redressal, if dept. feels unable to redress the grievance, it shall forward the case to Staff council through principal. In case the grievance is out of jurisdiction of college management, it shall be forwarded to university.
DEPARTMENTAL
Matters pertaining to allocation of workload among the teachers and staff, pattern of assignments, inhouse exam question papers etc. are resolved in Departmental meetings. The decisions of the meetings are maintained by the concerned teacher-in-charge/departmental head. Grievances if any are addressed at these meetings.

STAFF COUNCIL.

  1. All the members of the teaching staff, Non-Teaching Staff, the Librarian and the Physical Trainer shall constitute the Staff Council.
  2. Subject to the provisions of the Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances of the Patna University, Patna, the Principal shall act as Principal-in-Council in respect of matters on which Staff Council is required to take decisions.
  3. The Principal shall be ex-officio Chairperson of the Staff Council.
    The Council shall elect its Secretary, who shall hold office for a term of one year. The Secretary may be re-elected for a second term but no person shall hold office of Secretary for more than two consecutive terms.
  4. Subject to the provisions of the Act, the Statutes and the Ordinance of the University, the principal shall take decisions in respect of the following matters:
    1. Preparation of College Time-table.
    2. Allocation of Extra-curricular work of teachers not involving payment of remuneration.
    3. Organising extra-curricular activities, including cultural activities of students, sports, games, National Service Scheme and other social services schemes and academic societies.
    4. Organising admission of students.
  1. Subject to the provisions of the Bihar University Act/Patna University Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances of the Patna University, Patna, the Staff Council shall make recommendations in respect of the following matters:
    1. Formulation of admission policy within the framework of the policy laid down by the University;
    2. Formulation of guide-lines regarding arrangements for the residence and welfare of students in consultation with appropriate students’ organizations;
    3. Formulation of guide-lines regarding discipline of the students;
    4. Formulation of policies for recommending names of teachers for participation in seminars and conferences and financial assistance to teachers.
  2. Principal can constitute/reconstitute different committee to look after the democratic management of departments & College.
  3. The Principal shall have the right to be present and to speak at any meeting of any Committee.
  4. Each Committee shall have a Convenor appointed by the Chairperson, (Principal of college is ex-officio chairperson of all committees, cells and bodies constituted at college level), and he/she shall convene the meetings of the Committee, and the minutes of the meetings shall be prepared and maintained by him/her.
  5. The decisions of the Committee shall be reported to the subsequent meeting of the Staff Council for ractification, wherever necessary.
  6. The Principal shall implement all decisions of the Staff Council. If, in the opinion of the Principal, whoever, an emergency has arisen which requires that immediate action should be taken, the Principal shall take such action as he deems necessary and shall report the same to the next of the Staff Council for confirmation.

The rules relating to the conduct of meetings of the Staff Council shall be in accordance with the Regulations laid down in this behalf.

Courses offered by College

Sl. No.

Name of Course

Year Started

Level Intermediate/
UG/PG

Yearly/Sem.

Nature Regular Self. Fin.

Annual Fees (in Rs.) Approx.

Selection Past merit, National Test State Test, University Test, college Test

1.

B.Sc. (Honours) Botany, Zoology,  Geology, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics & Chemistry

1927

UG (3 Years)

Yearly

Regular

Gen./BC-II – Rs. 3,693/-, BC-I Rs. 3,540/-, SC/ST/Girls Rs. 160/-

Merit in eligibility exam and selection  in common entrance test conducted by PU

2.

B.Sc. (H) in Computer Application

 

UG (3 Years)

Yearly

Self-Fi

Rs. 18,000/- + 2000/- (Caution Money Refundable)

Merit in eligibility exam/College Test

3.

B.Sc. in Biotechnology

 

UG (3 Years)

Yearly

Self- Fi

I. Rs. 22,000/-
II & III Rs. 23,000/-

Merit in eligibility exam/College Test

4.

B.Sc. in Environmental Science

 

UG (3 Years)

Yearly

Self-Fi

I, II & III Rs. 20,000/-

Merit in eligibility exam/College Test

 Manual – 2 Section 4 (1) (b) (ii)
The Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees;

  • The Principal is the chief academic and executive officer of the college. He is responsible for administration, organization, instructions and management affairs of the college, as stipulated in Patna University, Patna Calendar / Ordinance.
  • Powers and duties of other authorities including Teaching & Non-Teaching faculty members, library and laboratory staff are also in accordance to as laid down in rules and regulations of the Patna University Act. / UGC Act. / HRD Govt. of Bihar.

 

Please provide details of the powers and duties of officers and employees of the organization

Designation Powers and Duties:

    • Principal / Chairperson : The Principal of College is ex-officio Chairperson of all the committees / bodies constituted to manage the affairs of college. He/She shall preside over the meetings of all the Committees / Bodies including the Staff Council & Proctorial Board. In the absence of the Chairperson at any particular meeting, the convener of the committee shall be the Chairperson of the meeting. In any emergency, in which, the opinion of the Chairperson, immediate action is required, the Chairperson shall after considering the opinions of the Members of the Committee, take such action subject to these “Rules” as he thinks necessary and shall report the action taken by him to the University. Body at its next meeting for approval and confirmation. Bursar (Income & Expenditure) of College shall in accordance with Ordinance, to supervise the receipts and expenditure of the College. The Bursar, SO & Accountant of College shall be responsible for the proper maintenance of its accounts.
    • The Bursar shall advise the Staff Council, Proctorial Board and University representative in regard to it financial policy. The Bursar shall, subject to the direction and control of the Staff Council / College Development Committee, manage the property and investments of the college and shall be responsible for the presentation of the Annual Estimates and the Annual Statement of Accounts.
    • The Principal / Chairperson and the Bursar acting jointly shall be authorized to sign all contracts / Purchase Order on behalf of the College.
    • The Bursar shall be custodian of the funds and securities of the College Fund, subject to the direction and control of the Staff Council, the Bursar shall have power to buy, sell, endorse and otherwise, negotiate or transfer all Government or other securities, stocks, shares and other instruments of a similar character on behalf of the college and to realize interest, dividend, bonus and profit due thereon. 
    • All suits and proceedings by or against the college affecting properly, investment and other financial matter, shall be filed and defended in the name of the Bursar.
    • The Bursar shall exercise such further powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the University /Academic Council / College Development Committee / Principal.
    • The Principal being the Head of the College under the Act is the Chief Executive Officer of the College. The Principal shall realize and receive all grants or other money due to the college from the Central and State Government, UGC and the University and other persons, bodies and authorities.
    • The Principal shall be responsible for the organization of teaching and co-curricular activities of the college in consultation of the concerned committee.
    • The Principal shall sanction leave of all types, within the rules prescribed, to all Teaching & Non-Teaching staff and officiating arrangements, wherever necessary, will also be made by him in accordance with the rules.
    • The Principal shall sanction all types of leave expecting study leave, leave without pay and privilege leave to the teaching staff in accordance with the rules except that in case the grant of leave involves appointment of a substitute, the same will be done by him with the approval of the Patna University.
    • The Principal may suspend / issue show cause notice to any non-teaching employee after recording in writing the reason for the same and proceed to take disciplinary action, but no final decision regarding punishment etc will be taken by him without the prior approval of the Staff Council / University.
    • Subject to control by the Staff Council the Principal shall in addition to his other powers and functions (i) operate the Students Fund (ii) have powers to appoint Class IV Staff on Contract Basis and suspend such staff and report the same to the University.
    • The Bursar shall be a member of the teaching staff and he shall, subject to the directions of the Staff Council through the Principal, manage the domestic and internal finances of the College.
    • Administrative Staff, Section Officer Handles day to day Administrative work, Accountant Handles affairs of the Accounts, Sr. Assistant Accounts Maintain ledgers, Cash books, fee collection.
    • Assistant updating the students & staff database Junior Assistant / Routine Clerk manage time-table, Day to day typing work and to deal with students.
    • Store keeper maintains the records of acquisition and release of equipments procured in College.
    • Librarian Job Description:- In Colleges, the College Librarian is overall administrative/ professional in charge of the Library and responsible for performing, supervision, controlling of all jobs/activities and coordinating at all levels within College Central Library. One Teaching Staff is vested with power of Library-In-Charge & He/She is convener of Library Advisory committee. He monitors and supervise the Library services i.e. acquisition of new books, journals & ICT facilities in Library.
    • Librarian of the College assists students and staff in obtaining the Membership and Circulation work of different categories, Issuing the No Dues/ Clearance Certificates. passing the bills for payments; display of loose issues; tendering work for binding of books and periodicals; placing the orders for binding of sets of periodicals, technical Processing Work: Classification, cataloging and preparing the data sheets; subject indexing; metadata preparation and content development; editing of cataloging and classification.
    • Peon /  Attendant / Mali / Safai Karamchari / Library Staff Handles the diary & dispatch work, attends the day to day college work & delivery of mails, Look after the Gardening Work, Cleaning of the college building entries. Any other jobs assigned from time to time by the competent authority.

     

    Manual – 3 Section 4 (1) (b) (iii)
    The Procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability;

      1. Decisions in organizing admissions, seminar, sports, extra-curricular activities, allocation of its work to teachers, preparation of time-table, guidelines for purchase of library books and lab. equipments are framed by College Development Committee as prescribed in its Ordinances, Statutes, etc.
      2. The College functions under the supervision and control of the Patna University, Patna.
      3. What is the procedure followed to take a decision for various matters? (A reference to Secretariat Manual and Rule of Business Manual, and Other rule / regulations etc. can be made)

    Decisions are taken either at the level of College Development committee or at the level of Principal and the Staff Council as per their jurisdiction.

      1. What are the arrangements to communicate the decision to the public?

    Through Notice Board, College Prospectus, and the college website. http://www.patnasciencecollege.org/.

      1. Who are the officers at the various level whose opinions are sought for the process of decision making?

    Secretary of the Staff Council & Principal.

      1. Who is the final authority that wets the decision?

    Secretary in case of Staff Council and Principal in other cases. 

      1. Please provide information separately in the following format for the important matters on which the decision is taken by the public authority.

    Procedure laid down for decision making


    Sl. No.

    Activity

    Level of Action

    Time Frame

    1.

    Subject on which the decision is to be taken

    Educational Matters

    Same Day

    2.

    Guidelines / Direction, if any

    University Directives

    Same Day

    3.

    Process of Execution

    As specified in the University Manuals

    Same Day

    4.

    Designation of the officers involved in decision making

    Members of College Development Committee, Principal, and Members of Staff Council

    Same Day

    5.

    Contact information of above mentioned officers

     

     

    6.

    To receive application /letters and put a diary number

    Office Assistant

    Same Day

    7.

    To mark application/letters to concerned officer

    Principal

    Same Day

    Manual – 4 Section 4 (1) (b) (iv)  

    The Norms set by the College for the discharge of its functions

     

      • Norms and standards for various activities of the college are set by the competent authority such as the Staff Council / Proctorial Board / College Development Committee and Patna University, Patna.
      • The HoD Committee & IQAC is the academic body of the college. Subject to the provisions of the Patna University, Patna / UGC Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances, it exercises control and general regulation over academic affairs. It is responsible for the maintenance of the standards of instruction, education and examination in the college and other academic matters.  
      • Norms and standards for various academic activities are set by the Academic Council of Patna University, Patna, Staff Council and College development Committee of the College.

      Manual – 5 Section 4 (1) (b) (v)  
      The Rules, regulations and instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions;

      1. Statutes of the PU as contemplated under Ordinance in Patna University, Patna Act/Calendar.
      2. Regulations / instructions for admission regarding all the courses (under-graduate/ postgraduate) in accordance with Patna University, Patna notification / Staff Council / College admission committee Resolutions.
      3. University Non-teaching Employees (Terms & Conditions of Service) Rules.
      4. Various rules / instructions of the Ministry of Education (Higher Education) Govt. of Bihar, Patna University Act,   Patna University statute concerning personnel management for the teaching and non-teaching staff.
      5. Fundamental Rules and Supplementary rules of Government of India except where the University has its own provisions with regard to teaching and non-teaching staff.
      6. From where one can get a copy of rules, regulations, instructions, manual and records containing information about modalities to be followed for admission to Patna Science College, Patna along with relevant dates, fees to be paid, etc.

      Copy of the Information Brochure can be obtained from the College Office or can be downloaded from College Website (www.patnasciencecollege.org). Fee of the information Brochure shall be charged as per the decision of the College from time to time.

       

      Manual – 6 Section 4 (1) (b) (vi)
      A Statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control;

      1. The college Timetable
      2. Examination Schedules
      3. Scholarship Notices
      4. Administrative Notices
      5. Students, Attendance Records
      6. Students, Internal Assessment Records
      7. Examination results

      These are available on the College website: www.patnasciencecollege.org and displayed on the College Notice Board. Students attendance register & T R of Examination results are kept in the concerned departments.

      1. The College prospectus regarding admission information are published every year available on payment from Administrative Office of College. It is also uploaded on College official Website.
      2. Student code of conduct, Syllabus, distributed free to all current students.
      3. Academic Calendar & important Notice of events/activities can be accessed on College website – www.patnasciencecollege.org.
      4. Staff information with contact details in College prospectus available on website as well as from Administrative Office on payment in printed form.
      5. Matters pertaining to examination (confidential), paper setting, evaluation of scripts and consequent procedures; composition and proceedings of the Selection Committees, minutes of the College Development Committee and Staff Council are confidential and will remain confidential not available in public domain.

      Sl. No.

      Nature of Records

      Details of Inf. Avail

      Unit/Sec. where available

      Retention period

      1.

      Administrative

      Service books, CL, EL, M.L. Records, Institutional assets

      Admn.

      Since it inception in 1927

      2.

      Accounts

      Balance sheets, cash book, Bank Book, Registers, Ledgers etc. Salaries, PF A/c, Grants.

      ---

      Do

      3.

      Library

      Books in circulation, Reference Book, Reference materials, journals and Audio material

      Library-In-Charge

       

      Do

      4.

      Laboratories

      Records of material consumable/non consumable, stock reports

      Lab-In-Charge

       

      Do

      Manual – 7 Section 4 (1) (b) (vii)
       The 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;

        • Besides College holds public interaction/open session at the time of admission.
        • The College Grievance Redressal Cell has representatives from the Students, Alumni and parents.
        • College organises parent-teacher meet.
        • External member from society (Academic, Management & Industry) represents the IQAC of College.
        • Alumni meets are organised regularly.

        Manual – 8  Section 4 (1) (b) (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;

        Please provide information on Boards, Councils, Committees and Other Bodies related to the public authority in the following format:
         
        Name and address of the affiliated Body
        Staff Council/ Proctorial Board, Patna Science College, Patna, A Constituent unit of Patna University, Patna (Bihar) Pin – 800005

        Type of Affiliated Body ( Board, Council, Committees, Other Bodies)
        A Constituent unit of Patna University, Patna. Academic and Administrative management of college is controlled by Patna University. At local level Staff Council of College, Proctorial Board (Constituted by PU), University representative (Appointed by PU), College Development Committee and Principal manage the college activities.

        Brief Introduction of the Affiliated Body (Establishment Year, Objective / Main Activities)
        The Patna Science College is recognized as one of the premier academic institutions of the Patna University, Patna. It stands tall in public esteem and also in the memories of its alumni, many of whom are now prominent figures in government, business and industry, the media and education. Notwithstanding its name, students from all religions, Caste and Category have grown up here and excelled in the chosen areas of their interests, be it academics, sports, or extra‐curricular activities. However, the college was not built in a day. The Patna Science College was founded more than 92 years ago in 1927.
        College imparts teaching of B.Sc. Honours in Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Statistics, Geology, Mathematics and Self-financed Vocational Degrees Courses B.Sc. Honours in Bio-technology, Environmental Science & Computer Applications.
        The College provides a liberal, lively and competitive environment enabling students to carve out a niche for themselves in field of Science & Technology. Besides the infrastructural facilities, the strength of the college lies in its congenial and enriching atmosphere, which plays a crucial role in maintaining the excellent record in generations of students who have been groomed in this college and have excelled in different walks of life.

         

        Role of the Affiliated Body (Advisory / Managing / Executive / Others)
        Others   
        Structure and Member Composition
        Principal (appointed by Chancellor, Universities of Bihar or Principal-In-Charge, Senior Teacher appointed by University) all Teaching and Non-Teaching permanent Staff are members of Staff Council. Proctorial  Board Constituted by University and University representative appointed by University.
        Head of the Body
        Principal / Principal-In-Charge
        Address of main office and its Branches
        Patna Science College, Patna, (A Constituent College under Patna University, Patna) Ashok Rajpath, Patna - 800005
        Frequency of Meetings
        As and when required  
        Can public participate in the meetings?
        No (accept Alumni & external members of IQAC nominated by Principal)
        Are minutes of the meetings prepared?
        Yes
        Frequency of Meetings
        As and when required (IQAC at least one meeting in each quarter, minimum three meetings in an academic year. )

        Manual – 9 Section 4 (1) (b) (ix) 
        A directory of its officers and employees;

          • Directory of officers and employees is available on College official website (www.patnasciencecollege.org). It is available in print form and can be obtained from Administrative Office on payment.

           

          Manual – 10 Section 4 (1) (b) (x)
            
          The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations;

            • The pay scales of various teaching and non-teaching staff are as prescribed by the University Grants Commission / Ministry of Education Govt. of Bihar and adopted by the Patna University.

             

            Manual – 11 Section 4 (1) (b) (xi)
                                                                 
            The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made;

              • The budget and the financial estimates are as approved by the Staff Council / College Development Committee and presented before the University/ UGC / Ministry of Education Govt. of Bihar for approval/sanction.

              Manual – 12 Section 4 (1) (b) (xii)  

              The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes;

              --Not Applicable--

               

              Manual – 13 Section 4 (1) (b) (xiii)
               
              Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it;

              Reservation policies of Government of India and Bihar State Govt. in principle as approved by the Patna University, Patna are followed in admission process. Scholarships are given to needy students by Bihar State welfare department on approval by college to genuine students.

              Manual – 14 Section 4 (1) (b) (xiv)

              Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form;

              1. All the 17 manuals under RTI and other information about the College are available on the College website www.patnasciencecollege.org
              2. Information made publically available can be accessed at www.patnasciencecollege.org

               

              Sl. No.

              Facility Available

              Nature of Information Available

              Working hours.

              1.

              Information counter

              All information regarding admission and college

              10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

              2.

              Library

              All information regarding library

              Do

              3.

              Notice Board

              All information regarding time table students activities, staff, students etc.

              Do

              Manual – 15 Section 4 (1) (b) (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;

                • Unrestricted Access to Website
                • Citizens may submit a written application for information to the Public Information Officer.
                • Frequently Asked Questions and Answers are available on the Website.
                • Public may elicit information via E-Mail to principal.sciencecollegepatna@gmail.com
                • Through the notice boards, relevant brochures and various other rules which are available in print as well as on the website www.patnasciencecollege.org
                • Some of the publications (i.e. College Prospectus, News bulletin & Journal are available on college website.

                Manual – 16 Section 4 (1) (b) (xvi)
                 
                The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers;

                1. Prof. (Dr.) Krishna Chandra Sinha (Principal) Ph. – 0612-2678010 /0612-2665151

                 

                Convener : 

                1. Dr. M P Trivedi (Professor of Botany)

                Ph. – 0612-2678010 /0612-2665151
                Email Id : mptrivedi1956@gmail.com

                Manual – 17 Section 4 (1) (b) (xvii)
                 Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every years;
                The person seeking information may apply on a plain paper giving particulars of information being sought and his correct address for communication. Separate application for seeking information on different subjects is required. The application has to be accompanied with the prescribed fee. (At present a fee of Rs. 10/-). The fee is payable with each application which is towards the cost of processing the request;
                Schedule of fees can be had from the Public Information Officer of the Patna Science College, Patna. For the time being the rates are as under:-

                1. Rs. 5/- per page of A-4 or A-5 size.
                2. Actual cost for sizes bigger than A-4 or A-5.
                3. In case of printed material, the printed copies could be had from the College sales counter/authorized sales agents on payment.
                4. If information is needed on a disk or floppy subject to availability of information in soft form, the fee will be Rs. 100/- per disk/Pen Drive.
                5. Admissible records may be allowed to be inspected on payment of requisite fee thereof.

                Major portion of information will be available from the College broacher and academic Calendar. Some of these are available on the website of the College. Please ref. www.patnasciencecollege.org.

                 

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