Right To Information

Right To Information

The National Institute of Design (NID) is one of the foremost multi-disciplinary institutions in the field of design education, applied research, training, design consultancy services and outreach programmes. NID is a Society registered under the Societies Registration Act,1860 (21 of 1860) and also registered under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950 (29 of 1950) and established in 1961 as an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Industry (now known as the Ministry of Commerce and Industry).

NID is a grant-in-aid autonomous institution under the aegis of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.NID has been recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology,Government of India.

It has been declared ‘Institution of National Importance’ by the Act of Parliament, by virtue of the National Institute of Design Act 2014.

DELEGATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL POWERS

1. CREATION OF NEW POSTS

For, every ensuing year, the Institute will submit to the Governing Council for its consideration and approval, a manpower plan, giving details and justification of proposals for creation of new posts. Within the approved manpower plan, new posts will be created, subject to observance of ban-orders issued by the Government from time to time, as under:

a) Creation of new posts in the Pay Level - 4 (25500 - 81100) or below, to be sanctioned by the Director.
b) Creation of new posts in the Pay Level - 11 (67700 - 208700) or below, to be sanctioned by the Standing Committee of the Governing Council.
c) Creation of new posts in Pay Level - 12 (78800-209200) pay would require prior approval of the Government of India, in consultation with the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure.

2. APPOINTMENTS
When appointments to sanctioned or vacant posts are to be made, the Head of the Department puts up the proposals to the Director. The following procedure is adopted:

a) All appointments to posts except those that are part-time and casual should be suitably advertised.
b) On receipt of applications in response to the advertisement and on the basis of applications already available at NID, the Director appoints a selection committee.
c) On the recommendations of the Selection Committee, if the post is in the Pay Level - 4 (25500 - 81100) or below, the appointment is made by the Secretary & Head, General Administration and reported to the Director.
d) If the post is in the Pay Level - 5 (29200 - 92300) or above, the appointment is made by the Director and reported to the Standing Committee.

3. ANNUAL BUDGETARY ALLOCATIONS
a) Out of the anticipated recurring income in any financial year, (inclusive of Government grants, earning from Consultancy and other income), the expenditure on committed budget-heads, such as salaries, wages, institutional overheads (like Gratuity, PF Contribution, taxes, telephone, electricity, medical reimbursement, maintenance, etc.,) will first be reserved. The remaining available income will then be allocated amongst various faculties/activities based on their approved annual plans.
b) The Activity Chairpersons/Heads of Dept./Coordinators will then operate their budget provisions so allocated, on items of expenditure such as travel, material purchase, overtime if any, entertainment and any other miscellaneous heads. Even though budgetary allocations will be made on annual basis, the expenditure by Chairmen will be regulated on quarterly basis in order to balance the cash-flow situation since Government grants are receivable quarterly.
c) The Activity Chairpersons/Heads of Dept./Coordinators will need to closely monitor their budgetary operations and ensure that no over-runs take place. If necessary, mid-year re-ordering of priorities may be done in order to complete the important activities on priority basis.

4. ACCOUNTING AND MONITORING PROCEDURES:

a. Budget code numbers will be assigned to all the budget operating Activity Chairpersons/Coordinators/Heads of Dept. who will indicate these budget codes on all indents, requisitions for accounting purpose.
b. The personal assistants / secretarial assistants attached to the Activity Chairpersons and Discipline Coordinators will be trained to keep a provisional budget monitoring system in a register or in budget sheets specifically printed for the purpose in order to ensure that the Activity Chairpersons /Heads of Dept./Coordinators do not authorize any over-runs in expenditure.
c. By the middle of every month the Accounts Dept will circulate information about booked expenditure in each area up to the end of previous month for cross verification. (The Accounts figures will not however indicate expenditure still in the pipelines).
d. The final expenditure vouchers, such as journal and invoice vouchers for travel, material purchases and other payments, as well as cash payment vouchers will be signed by the respective Activity Chairpersons / Discipline Coordinators/Heads of Depts. before the Accounts Dept. books the expenditure in the ledger accounts.
e. The Activity Chairpersons /Heads of Departments/Coordinators operating various budget centres will provide necessary explanations/justifications in respect of expenditure authorised by them as and when there are any Audit queries (Internal, Statutory or Govt.) pertaining to such sanctions/expenditure.

5. MATTERS TO BE REFERRED TO THE STANDING COMMITTEE FOR APPROVAL
a. Change in working conditions and privileges.
b. Recognition of Unions.
c. Registration under any Acts and connected matters.
d. Appointment of NID Staff on other bodies; and outside assignments taken by staff with remuneration to be approved by the Standing Committee. Those without remuneration have to be approved by the Director.
e. All proposals involving the Director will be placed before the Standing Committee.
f. Matters concerning internal organization of NID.

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g. Strikes, Accidents, etc.
h. Loss of property involving an amount of over Rs. 5000/-.

6. DUTIES AND TASKS
Employees shall diligently and faithfully carry out instructions given to them by their superiors in connection with the work, and to the best of their power, skill and ability improve and further the interests of the Institute.

Employees shall at all times during the period of their service conduct themselves soberly and carry out diligently and faithfully all orders and directions given to them by all persons in authority over them,and also observe and conform to all rules and regulations and arrangements of the Institute for the time being in force and improve and further the interests of the Institute to the best of their power, skill and ability.

GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBERS

Members of the Governing Council, National Institute of Design, constituted by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India w.e.f 01st April 2016 for three years.

Name & Details

Ex-officio / Nominated

Role in the Governing Council as per NID Act 2014

Dr. Naushad Forbes, Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall, Pune

Nominated by Visitor

Chairperson {Section 11(a)}

Mr. Pradyumna Vyas, Director, NID

Ex-officio

Member {Section 11(b)}

Addl. Secretary & Financial Advisor (AS&FA), Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, New Delhi

Ex-officio

Member {Section 11(c)}

Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, New Delhi

Ex-officio

Member {Section 11(d)}

Joint Secretary (IC), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi

Ex-officio

Member {Section 11(e)}

Joint Secretary, Department of Electronics & IT, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi

Ex-officio

Member {Section 11(f)}

Commissioner of Textile Development and Director of Handlooms and Textiles. Govt. of Karnataka, Bengaluru

Nominated by Government of Karnataka

Member {Section 11(g)}

Additional Chief Secretary, Govt. of Gujarat, Gandhinagar

Nominated by Government of Gujarat

Member {Section 11(g)}

Mr. Shrikant Nivsarkar, Principal Architect, Nivsarkar Consultants, Pune

Nominated by Minister of Commerce & Industries

Member (Professional - Architect {Section 11(h)}

Dr. Pankaj Chandra, Chairman, Board of Management & Professor, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad

Nominated by Minister of Commerce & Industries

Member (Professional - Engineer {Section 11(h)}

Mr. Amit Ambalal, Artist, Contemporary India Art, Ahmedabad

Nominated by Minister of Commerce & Industries

Member (Professional - Fine Arts {Section 11(h)}

Mr. Piyush Pande, Executive Chairman and Creative Director for Ogilvy & Mather India and South Asia, Mumbai

Nominated by Minister of Commerce & Industries

Member (Professional - Mass Media {Section 11(h)}

Mr. Bhaskar Bhat, Managing Director, Titan Industries, Bengaluru

Nominated by Minister of Commerce & Industries

Member (Professional - Technology {Section 11(h)}

Ms. Sujata Keshavan, Brand Design, Advertise and Marketing – Ray and Keshavan, Bengaluru

Nominated by Visitor

Member {Section 11(i)}

Mr. Navroz Godrej, Executive Director, Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing  Co. Ltd., Mumbai

Nominated by Governing Council Chairperson

Member (Management Expert) {Section 11 (j)}

Economic Advisor, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Entreprises (MSME), Govt. of India, New Delhi

Nominated by Central Govt. (MSME)

Member {Section 11 (k)}

Shri Pradeep Bannerjee, Executive Director, Supply Chain, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Mumbai

Nominated by Senate of NID

Member {Section 11 (l)}

Shri Samveg Lalbhai, Managing Director, Atul Ltd., Ahmedabad

Nominated by Senate of NID

Member {Section 11 (l)}

Shri Kulin Lalbhai, Executive Director, Arvind Mills Ltd., Ahmedabad

Nominated by Senate of NID

Member {Section 11 (l)}

Ms. Krishna Patel, Centre Head, NID Post Graduate Campus, Gandhinagar

Ex- Officio

Member {Section 11 (m)}

Dr. Bibhudatta Baral, Centre Head, NID R&D Campus, Bengaluru

Ex- Officio

Member {Section 11 (m)}

* details of these members will be uploaded once they are nominated.



INTERNAL COMPLAINT COMMITTEE
Sexual Harassment of women at workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

NID Ahmedabad Campus:

  1. Dr. Shilpa Das : Presiding Officer
  2. Ms. Neelima Hasija : Member
  3. Ms. Sujitha Nair : Member & Convener
  4. External Member *

NID Gandhinagar Campus

  1. Dr. Shilpa Das : Presiding Officer
  2. Ms. Shimul Mehta Vyas : Member
  3. Ms. Sonal Chauhan: Member & Convener
  4. External Member *

NID Bengaluru Campus:

  1. Dr. Shilpa Das : Presiding Officer
  2. Ms. Mamata Rao : Member
  3. Ms. Shashikala Satyamoorthy: Member & Convener
  4. External Member *

Key Information - Link / Downloadable Documents

NID Act, Rules, Ordinances And Statutes

Committee for Implementation of effective Anti-ragging Measures

Academic Management Responsibilities

Reconstitution Policy & Planning Committee

Advisory Panel for Knowledge Management & Information Services

Academic Grievance Redressal Committee for Students

Students Disciplinary Committee

Partial revision to Academic Management Responsibilities

Pay Structure

Statement Showing Actual Grant Released During 2017-18 (up to 30th Sept.2017)

ServiceRules 2014-English

ServiceRules 2014-Hindi


Addresses of the Main Campus and other Campuses / Centres of NID:

NID Ahmedabad Campus
National Institute of Design
Paldi, Ahmedabad 380 007
Phone: +91 79 2662 9500 /2662 9600
Fax: + 91 79 2662 1167
E-mail: academic[at]nid [dot]edu ,
cmr[at]nid [dot]edu , admin[at]nid [dot]edu

NID Gandhinagar Campus
National Institute of Design
GH-0, Extension Road
Nr. Infocity, Gandhinagar
Phone: + 91 79 2326 5500
Fax: + 91 79 2324 4518
E-mail: pgcampus[at]nid [dot]edu

NID Bengaluru Campus
National Institute of Design
# 12, HMT Link Road
Off Tumkur Road
Bengaluru - 560 022
Phone: + 91 80 2337 3276, 2337 3006
Fax: + 91 80 2337 3086
E-mail: rndcampus[at]nid [dot]edu

Outreach & Incubator Centre
B-112, Rajaji Nagar Industrial Estate
Bengaluru 560 044
Ph: + 91 80 2337 6314

Delhi Centre
Core 6A, 3rd Floor, India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road
New Delhi 110 003
Tel: +91 11 2464 7487
Telfax: + 91 11 2469 2846
E-mail: delhi[at]nid [dot]edu


NID is open from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm except for Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays.

Contact information about the Public Information Officer and Departmental Appellate Authority of National Institute of Design
Public Information Officer:
Name : Samir More
Designation : Public Information Officer
STD Code : 079
Phone No. :  2662 9500/9600 Ext: 670
E-mail : rti[at]nid [dot]edu
Address : National Institute of Design, Paldi
Ahmedabad 380007

Department Appellate Authority
Name : Pradyumna Vyas
Designation : Director
STD Code : 079
Phone No. : 2660 5241
E-mail : director[at]nid [dot]edu
Address : National Institute of Design
Paldi, Ahmedabad 380007

There is no prescribed format of application for seeking information. The application can be made on plain paper. The application should, however, have the name and complete postal address of the applicant.
The application alongwith the prescribed fees may be sent to Public Information Officer, National Institute of Design, Paldi, Ahmedabad.

For obtaining information under the RTI Act, 2005, prescribed fees of Rs. 10/- (Rs. Ten only) should be paid by Cash / Demand Draft / Banker’s Cheque / Indian Postal Order (IPO) in favour of ‘National Institute of Design’ payable at Ahmedabad.
If the applicant belongs to below poverty line (BPL) category, he is not required to pay any fee. However, he should submit a proof in support of his claim to belong to the below poverty line. The application not accompanied by the prescribed fee of Rs. 10/- or proof of the applicant’s belonging to below poverty line, as the case may be, shall not be a valid application under the Act.

The Act provides for payment of Rs. 2/- per page for information on copies of documents to be supplied to the information seeker. Also in case of soft copy of any records a charge of Rs. 50/- per CD is payable while providing the information. These charges are payable by the information seeker as applicable.
The information seeker will be advised to pay these applicable charges before the information is provided by the PIO.
This intimation will be sent within 30 days of receipt of request for information and will not tantamount to denial of information within 30 days, as prescribed under Act.

To know more about the Right to Information Act please visit:
http://righttoinformation.gov.in