List of Central  Public Information Officer( CPIO), & APIO, CSSRI-Karnal & its Regional Stations

Dr. P.C. Sharma, Director & Appellate Authority, CSSRI, Karnal (Haryana).
Dr. A.K. Rai, Principal Scientist, Transparency Officer, CSSRI, Karnal (Haryana).
Dr. Thimmappa, K., Sr. Scientist & Public Information Officer, CSSRI, Karnal (Haryana).
Dr. Anil R.C, Head & Public Information Officer, RRS Bharuch (Gujarat).
Dr. B. Maji, Head & Public Information Officer, RRS Canning Town, (West Bengal).
Dr. V.K. Mishra, Head & Public Information Officer, RRS Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh).
Sh. S.K. Srivastva, Asst. Chief Technical Officer & Assistant Public Information Officer, CSSRI, Karnal.

The particulars of Organization its functions and duties

Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (CSSRI) Karnal is a unit of ICAR. For organization, functions, mission, mandate and objectives please refer to page 1 to 8 of “CSSRI At A Glance” available in Institute Library.

The powers and duties of its officers and employees

CSSRI is a unit of ICAR. Director of the institute exercises all the powers delegated by the ICAR. He is fully supported by HODs, Sr. AO, AAOs, FAO and OICs of the units. For details please refer to CSSRI Manual “Delegation of Powers and Duties” available with P&C Section of the Institute.

The procedures followed in the decision making process including channels of supervision and accountability

Director executes and implements all the research and administrative programmes as per rules and regulations prescribed by the ICAR. The QRT, RAC, IMC, IAC  guide and support the Director on decision making process, while HODs, Sr. AO, AAOs & FAO support in day to day activities of the institute.

The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

The norms are set by the ICAR headquarters New Delhi. ICAR rules and bye laws, circulars, instructions issued from time to time are followed.

The  rules  regulation  instruction manuals and records help by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its function

ARS Rules for Scientific Staff, TSR for Tech Staff. Civil services Rules of Govt. of India are applicable Mutatis Mutandis  to  ICAR employees

A statement of the categories of documents that are help by it or under its control

EFC memos, Vision 2020, Annual reports, Workshop Reports, etc.

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 there of

IMC and RAC and IMC guide the CSSRI. Both the IMC and RAC have 2 members in its composition who are drawn from the public, who act and take deliberate and decision of these committees.

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 boar  councils committees and other bodies are open to the  public or the  minutes  of  such  meetings are accessible for public


A directory of its officers and employees

Available in Annual Report of CSSRI & Telephone Directory of the Institute.

The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees including the system of employees including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations

Available with C&B/ Audit Section of the Institute

The budget allocated to each  of  its agency, indicate of                        all plans,  proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made

Available summary in Annual Reports and details are available with Audit Section of the Institute

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


Particulars  of   recipients  of  concessions permits or authorization granted by it


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


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

PIO/APIO has been nominated for obtaining information by citizens during the office working hours as regards to various activities of the Institute.

The names, designations and other particulars  of  the  public information Officers

List enclosed

Such other  information  as  may  be  prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year