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Right To Information Act - Department for Women, Children, Disabled and Senior Citizens

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT - Information of Government Departments Know RTI?

The Right to Information Act 2005 provides for setting out the practical regime of 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.

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005, Sec 4(i) (b)

1. The particulars of its organization, functions and duties ­ The information is enclosed at Annexure - I
2. The powers and duties of its officers and employees ­ The information is enclosed at Annexure - II
3. The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

The procedure involved in decision making is by way of consulting the specialized Department in the field like Finance, General Administration and Law Departments wherever necessary and orders are being obtained in circulation from the concerned Minister and Chief Minister, through Chief Secretary and placing the matter before the State Council of Ministers and A.P. Legislature wherever necessary. The decision will be implemented by the Principal Secretary of the Department and the business will be disposed in association with Heads of Departments through Regional, District, Mandal and Village level.
4. The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions:  and
5. The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions:
The information is enclosed at Annexure - III.
6. A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control

1. Budget of demand.
2. Secretariat Office Manual.
3. Business Rules.
4. Fundamental Rules.
5. AP Civil Services (Classification, Control & Appeal) Rules, 1991.
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: Nil.

 This Department implements the policies taken by the Government from time to time.
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:
This Department constituted the following Boards/Councils/Committees:-

1) Juvenile Justice Boards.
2) Child Welfare Committees.
3) AP Society for Protection and Empowerment of Women & Children.
4) State Coordination Committee.
5) State Executive Committee.
6) State Council on Older Persons.
7) AP State Social Welfare Board; and
8) State Level Coordination Committee on Trafficking.
9. A directory of its officers and employees: Annexure IV
10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations: Annexure V
11. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made:

For Budget allocated to this department,access website of finance department.
12. The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes:

This department implements various schemes and programmes formulated by the Government through (3) Directorates viz.,
1. Commissioner of Women Development & Child Welfare;
2. Commissioner, Department for the welfare of Disabled & Sr.Citizens; &
3. Director, Juvenile Welfare, Correctional Services & Welfare of Street Children, Hyderabad
and the information regarding the subsidy programmes etc.is available with the above Directorates.
13. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it: Nil
14. Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form: The information regarding this department is available in electronic form in departmental Website ie.http://wcdsc.ap.nic.in
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:Nil.

16. The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers:
Name & Designation
Designation under RTI Act, 2005.
Phone Nos.
Asst.State Public Information Officer. 040-
‘D” Block, 2nd floor
State Public Information Officer. 040-
“D” Block, 2nd Floor
Appellate Authority. 040-.
“D” Block, 2nd Floor

“D” Block, 2nd Floor,.
17. Such other information as may be prescribed; and thereafter update these publications every year: