RTI – TELANGANA MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION & URBAN DEVELOPMENT


 

 

Whereas Section 4 (1)(b) of the Right to Information Act 2005 (Central  Act No.22 of 2005) casts an obligation on every Public Authority to publish the  information on items referred to therein in  the said section.

 

THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005 OBLIGATIONS OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES  MANUAL OF MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT  (PUBLISHED IN TERMS OF SECTIONS 4(1)(b)  OF R.T.I. ACT, 2005)

MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION & URAN DEVLOPMENT DEPARTMENT TELANGANA SECRETARIAT, HYDERABAD`,
Chapter-I

INTRODUCTION

The Right to Information Act ‘2005 is an Act to provide 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, the constitution of a Central Information Commission and State Information Commissions and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Subject to the provisions of the Act, all citizens shall have the right to information and Sec.4(1)(b) of the Act casts an obligation on each public authority to publish a manual on the functioning of each department.

This manual gives  a comprehensive idea about the particulars, functions of the MA&UD dept.  and also the powers and duties of the employees including the channels of supervision and accountability.

This manual contains 15 chapters in all which gives  information about the functioning of the MA&UD department in a nut shell.

Chapter 2
(Organisation, Functions and Duties)
Section 4 (1)(b)(i)

 

Sl. No. Name of the Organisation Address Functions Duties
1 Municipal Administration and Urban Development  Department

 

 

Telangana Secretariat, Telangana State, Hyderabad The matters relating to Municipal administration and Urban Development, Town Planning  are dealt in the Department . The Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department is one of the departments in Telangana Secretariat. The subjects that are to be dealt in each department of Secretariat are specified by G.A. (AR&T) Department from time to time.

The MA&UD Dept. deals with all service matters / Court Cases / All Financial matters including schemes of State and Central / Legislative matters.

The organization of Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department is on the same lines of other Secretariat departments as prescribed in Secretariat Office Manual. The hierarchical pattern of Officers of Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department is as Annexed.

 

Chapter-3
POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
Section 4(1)(b)(ii)

 

3.1 Please provide details of the powers and duties of Officers and Employees of the                                     authority by designation as follows:-

Sl. No. Name of the Officer/employee

Sri

Designation Duties allotted Powers
1 2 3 4 5
1. Sri M.G.Gopal, IAS Spl.Chief Secretary to Government He deals with the subject matters relating to OP, A, B, C, D, F, VIG.I, VIG.II, UBS, I, M Sections of this Department. (Details of the subjects pertaining to the sections are shown against the names of Section Officers and Asst. Section Officers. He is the official head of the Department.  He is responsible for careful observance of the Business Rules and Secretariat Instructions in the transaction and business in the Department
2 Sri L.Sharman, IAS Joint Secretary to Government He has been allotted the subjects dealt in   D, F &  UBS

 

The Joint Secretary to Govt. occupies a position with subjects allotted to him and work under the control of the Spl.Chief Secretary to Government.
3 Sri R.Laxmaiah Joint Secretary to Government He has been allotted the subjects dealt in Vig.I, Vig.II, B sections of this Department.

 

The Joint Secretary to Govt. occupies a position with subjects allotted to him and work under the control of the Spl.Chief Secretary to Government.
4 Sri T.Rama Swamy Deputy Secretary to Govt. He has been allotted the subject matters dealt in OP,  A and C sections. The Deputy Secretary to Govt., exercise control over the sections placed in charge with regard to dispatch of business and in regard to maintaining discipline in the sections.
5 Sri S.Balakrishna(FAC) Addl. Director He has been allotted the subject matters dealt in I and M Sections He works under the control of Spl.Chief Secretary to Government.
6 Sri V.Narender Rao Additional Director He has been allotted the subject matters dealt in all matters relating to Urban Policy & Global Hyderabad He works under the control of Spl.Chief Secretary to Government.
7 Sri G.Laxminarayana

 

Asst. Secretary to Govt. He has been allotted the subject matters dealt in Vig.I, Vig.II, OP, A & C Sections. The Asst. Secretary to Govt., exercise control over the Sections placed in charge with regard to dispatch of business and in regard to maintaining discipline in the sections.
8 Sri B.Yadagiri. Asst. Secretary to Govt. He has been allotted the subject matters dealt in B,D,F Sections. The Asst. Secretary to Govt., exercise control over the Sections placed in charge with regard to dispatch of business and in regard to maintaining discipline in the sections.
 

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Section Officers

 

The Section Officer is In-charge of a Section in the Department. Two Assistant Section Officers assist him. He is responsible for all files relating to the subjects allotted to the Assistant Section Officers under him. He is directly responsible to the officers under whom he works for the efficient and expeditious dispatch of business in all stages in his Section. The Training of the Assistant Section Officers under him is one of his principal functions. He himself under take to deal with the more difficult or important papers. He is not expected to express his views or to suggest what orders should be passed on a case when there is clear precedent or the case is of a routine nature. He should maintain a discipline in his Sections.

 
10   Assistant Section Officers The main duties of Assistant Section Officer in a Section are to reference the communications properly and to assist the Section Officer in dealing with cases relating to his Section. He is expected to do work of a routine and mechanical nature such as maintaining the prescribed Registers typing drafts, fair copying, dispatching and indexing.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PS/PA

The PS/PA working as Private Secretaries to Principal Secretary/ Secretary to Government do shorthand work for them. The Stenographers working for Additional Secretary/Joint Secretary/Deputy Secretary to do shorthand work to them and such other items of work as are entrusted to them.  

 

ORGANOGRAM:

Secretariat (State Level) (Principal Secretary to Government)

H.O.D.s

1.   Director of Municipal Administration.

2.   Commissioner, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.

3.   Engineer-in-Chief (Public Health)

4.   Director of Town and Country Planning.

5.   Managing Director, Telangana Urban Finance Infrastructure Development Corporation.

6.   Mission Director, Mission for Elimination for Poverty in Municipal Areas.

7.   Managing Director, Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board

8.   Commissioner, Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority.

9.   Administrator, Quli-Qutub Shah Urban Development Authority.

10.     Vice-Chairman, Kakatiya Urban Development Authority.

            Sl. No. Name of the section Name of the Section Officer S/Sri/Smt. Names of the A.S.Os.,                                                        S/Sri/Smt.
1 OP A.Ram Kumar,

 

                   M.Madhavi, ASO-I (FAC)

M.Devender Reddy, ASO-II

 

2 A K.Ravinder M.Dayanand Rathod,  ASO-I

M.Dayanand Rathod, ASO-II(FAC)

3 B U. Gayathri Devi                    K.Srinivasa Rao ASO-I

N. Saidulu, ASO-II

4 C

M.Mahesh

                    B.Chandra Mohan, ASO-I

D.Viplov Babu, ASO-II

5 D S.V.N. Chennakesava Rao P.Chandra Sekhar, ASO I

J.Joy Mercy, ASO-II

6 F B.Praveen Kumar Yadav                     S.Narahari,  ASO-I

R.Sreedhar Kumar, ASO-II

7 Vig.I K.L.B.Sastry     K.Shobha Rani, ASO-I (FAC)

K.Shobha Rani, ASO-II

8 Vig.II M.Surender Reddy                      D.Amrutha Vani, ASO-I

K.Janaki Ramulu, ASO-II

9 I G.Devender Reddy R.Mohan, ASO-I

M.Madhavi, ASO-II

10 M G.Suresh Kumar

 

K.Ram Mohan, ASO-I

E.V.Srikrishna, ASO-II

Chapter 4
Procedure Followed in Decision-making Process
[Section 4(1) (b) (iii)]

 

Activity Description Decision making process Designation of final decision making authority
 

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 that field like, Finance, General Administration and Law Departments, circulate the file to 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 respective Secretaries of the Department the business will be disposed by the concerned as per the delegation of powers and in the hierarchy indicated in the enclosed charts.

Chapter 5
Norms set for the Discharge of Functions
[Section 4(1)(b)(iv)]

Please provide the details of the norms/standards set by the public authority for the discharge of its  functions/delivery of services.

Sl.No. Function/service Norms/standards of Performance set Time frame Reference document prescribing the norms (Citizen’s Charter, Service Charter etc)  

 

1. Proposals received From HODs./ others Shall be processed and finally a reply given. A Paper after receipts should be submitted to officers within 3 days. Completion of process reply should be given as early as possible 3 days at each stage Not prescribed for Secretariat. HOD have prescribed for their subordinate officers.

This Dept. has not issued Citizen Charter, Service Charter etc.

Chapter-6
Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manual and Records, for Discharging Functions
Discharging Functions
[Section 4(1)(b)(v)] & (vi)]

Sl. No. Description Gist of contents Price of the publication if priced
Rules & Regulations/Instructions/Manuals/Records
1  

Besides the common rules for administrative / financial matters as prescribed by GAD/Fin department, the following Acts and Rules are held for official use.

(i) A.P. Municipalities Act, 1965.

(ii) A.P. Municipal Corporation Act, 1955.

(iii) A.P. Urban Development Act, 1979.

(iv)Fundamental Rules

(v)State and Subordinate Service Rules

(vi)Secretariat Office Manual

(vii)A.P.C.C.& A Rules

(viii)Conduct Rules

(ix)Leave Rules

(x)A.P. Revised Pension Rules.

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Chapter 7
Categories of Documents held by the Public Authority under its Control
[Section 4(1)(b) vi]

Sl.No. Category of document Title of the document Designation and address of the custodian (held by / under the control of whom)
  1.       Government Order (Miscellaneous)

2.       Government Order (Routine)

3.       Memo.

4.       Letter

5.       U.O. Note

6.       Office Order (Miscellaneous)

7.       Office Order (Routine)

8.       Endorsement

9.       D.O. Letter

Chapter 8
Arrangement for Consultation with, or Representation by, the Members of the Public in relation to the Formulation of Policy or implementation thereof

[Section 4(1)(b)(vii)

Sl.

No.

Function/service Arrangements for consultation with or representation of public in relations with policy formulation Arrangements for consultation with or representation of public in relations with policy implementation.
The public who are aggrieved in the delay of issue of order at Government Level may approach any Officer from and above the rank of Assistant Secretary to Government. The Department’s staff are not allowed to entertain any visitors who come for their personal work.

Therefore, the consultation with public representation is not relevant to Secretariat departments in General and MA&UD Department in particular.

Chapter 9
Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies
Constituted as part of Public Authority
[Section 4(1)(b) viii]

Name of the Board, Council, Committee etc. Composition Powers & Functions Whether its Meetings open to Public/Minutes of its meetings accessible for Public
The constitution of boards and councils and committees that are relevant to the public is un-common for the departments in Secretariat including Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, since the business carried out in Secretariat is not directly meant for public. The policies will be decided are placed before legislature and after they transfer into Acts, the Heads of Departments under the administrative control of different departments in Secretariat give directions for the subordinate offices for implementation, overseeing and monitoring.

The Secretariat is merely confined in policy making and overseeing of the administration of the State through Heads of Departments and hence it is not directly related to the public.

Chapter 10
Directory of Officers and Employees
[Section 4(1)(b)(ix)]

Name of office /administrative unit Name, Designation & Address of Officer/Employee

 

Office Tel:
  Name Designation Address  
M.A. & U.D. Department,     Telangana Secretariat, Hyderabad. Sri M.G.Gopal IAS., Spl.Chief Secretary to Govt. D- Block, 2nd, Telangana  Secretariat 23454965 23450085 

 

  Sri L.Sharman, IAS Joint Secretary to Government   23459930
  Sri R.Laxmaiah Joint Secretary to Govt.   23459931
  Sri V.Narender Rao Additional Director 9000342549  
  Sri. G.Laxmi Narayana Asst. Secretary to Govt. 9440507969  
  T.Rama Swamy, Deputy Secretary to Govt. 9849626062  
  Sri B.Yadagiri Asst. Secretary to Govt. 9000904636  
  A.Ram Kumar Section Officer 9849904783  
  K.Ravinder Section Officer   9849904771  
  U.Gayatri Devi Section Officer 7674807888  
  M.Mahesh Section Officer 8897255593  
  S.V.N.Chennakesava Rao Section Officer 9652188299  
  B.Praveen Kumar Yadav Section Officer 7680965111  
  K.L.B. Sastry Section Officer 9000904620  
  M. Surender Reddy Section Officer 9849904795  
  G. Devender Reddy Section Officer 9000904626  
  G. Suresh Kumar Section Officer 9849904770  
  R. Mohan Asst. Section Officer    
  P. Chandrasekhar Asst. Section Officer    
  E.V. Sri Krishna Asst. Section Officer    
  K. Ram Mohan Asst. Section Officer    
  S. Narahari Asst. Section Officer    
  D. Amruthavani Asst. Section Officer    
  R. Sreedhar Kumar Asst. Section Officer    
  M. Devender Reddy Asst. Section Officer    
  A. Chandra Mohan Asst. Section Officer    
  N. Saidulu Asst. Section Officer    
  K. Shobha Rani Asst. Section Officer    
  K. Janaki Ramudu Asst. Section Officer    
  M. Madhavi Asst. Section Officer    
  M. Dayananad Rathod Asst. Section Officer    
  J. Joy Mercy Asst. Section Officer    
  K. Srinivasa Rao Asst. Section Officer    
  K. Digamber Junior Stenographer    
  K. Sarada Jamedar    
  Arjun Office Subordinate    
  D. Mukeswar Office Subordinate    
  G. Umavathi Office Subordinate    
  B. Jangaiah Office Subordinate    
  Ch. Nagamallesh Scavenger    
  G. Krishnaveni Sweeper    
  L.Ramu Office Subordinate    
  C.Ram babu, Office Subordinate    
  A.Jagan Mohan Office Subordinate    
  Mir Ahmed Ali Record Assistant    
  Syed Umda Mia Driver    

Chapter 11
Directory of Officers and Employees[Section 4(1)(b)(x)

Sl.

No.

Name/Designation

S/Sri/Smt.

Monthly Remuneration including its composition                Rs. System of compensation to determine Remuneration as given in regulation
1 M.G.Gopal, IAS., Spl.Chief Secretary to Govt. 1,69,020/-  
2 L.Sharman, IAS., Joint Secy. to Govt. 98,953/-  
3 R.Laxmaiah, Joint Secretary to Govt. 99,601/-  
4 V.Narender Rao, OSD 1,40,762/-  
5 T.Ramaswamy. Deputy Secretary to Govt. 94,215/-  
6 B.Yadagiri, Asst. Secy. to Govt. 89,731/-  
7 G.Laxminarayana, Asst. Secy. to Govt. 79,057/-  
8 A.Ram Kumar, Section Officer 69,428/-  
9 K.Ravinder, Section Officer 60,786/-  
10 U.Gayatri Devi, Section Officer 56,169/-  
11 M.Mahesh, Section Officer 76,830/-  
12 S.V.N.Chennakesava Rao, Section Officer 64,093/-  
   13 B.Praveen Kumar Yadav, Section Officer 62,363/-  
14 K.L.B. Sastry, Section Officer 62,413/-  
15 M. Surender Reddy, Section Officer 62,363/-  
16 G. Devender Reddy, Section Officer 87,250/-  
17 G. Suresh Kumar, Section Officer 62,362/-  
18 R. Mohan, A.S.O. 57,418/-  
19 P. Chandrasekhar, A.S.O. 55,994/-  
20 E.V. Sri Krishna, A.S.O. 70,997/-  
21 K. Ram Mohan, A.S.O. 69,183/-  
22 S. Narahari, A.S.O. 54,151/-  
23 D. Amruthavani, A.S.O. 60,601/-  
24 R. Sreedhar Kumar, A.S.O. 40,293/-  
25 M. Devender Reddy, A.S.O. 46,080/-  
26 A. Chandra Mohan, A.S.O. 52,688/-  
27 N. Saidulu, A.S.O. 47,330/-  
28 K. Shobha Rani, A.S.O. 46,080/-  
29 K. Janaki Ramudu, A.S.O. 46,080/-  
30 M. Madhavi, A.S.O. 44,830/-  
31 M. Dayananad Rathod, A.S.O. 46,080/-  
32 J. Joy Mercy, A.S.O. 46,080/-  
33 K. Srinivasa Rao, A.S.O. 51,339/-  
34 D.Viplov Babu, A.S.O. 51,339/-  
35 K. Digamber, Junior Steno 44,045/-  
36 K. Sharada, Office Subordinate 52,388/-  
37 Arjun, Office Subordinate 49,659/-  
38 D. Mukeswar, Office Subordinate 53,866/-  
39 G. Umavathi, Office Subordinate 51,039/-  
40 B. Jangaiah, Office Subordinate 51,039/-  
41 C.Ram Babu, Office Subordinate 51,284/-  
42 Mir Ahmed Ali, Record Assistant 23,728/-  
43 Umdamiya Syed, Driver 49,739/-  
44 A.Jagan Mohan, Office Subordinate 45,955/-  
45 L.Ramu, Office Subordinate 36,642/-  
46 Ch. Nagamallesh, Scavenger 48,310/-  
47 G. Krishnaveni, Sweeper 36,642/-  

Chapter 12
Budget Allocated to Each Agency including Plans etc.
[Section 4(1)(b)xi]

 

Agency Plan/Programme/Scheme/Project/

Activity/Purpose for which budget is allocated

Proposed expenditure Expected Outcomes Report on disbursements made or where such details are available (web site, reports, notice board etc.)
 

Non Plan :

 

Agency Plan/Programme/Scheme/Project/

Activity/Purpose for which budget is allocated

Amount released:

Last year

Amount spent last year Budget allocated current year Budget released current year
 

– Nil –

Chapter 13
Manner of Execution of Subsidy Programmes
[Section 4 (1)(b)xii]

Name of programme/activity Nature/scale of subsidy Eligibility criteria for grant of subsidy Designation of officer to grant subsidy
       
 

–         Nil –

–          

 

Name of programme/activity Application Procedure Sanction Procedure Disbursement procedure
       
  –         Nil –

–          

 

 

 

 

Chapter 14
Particulars of Recipients of Concessions, Permit or Authorization Granted by the Public Authority
[Section 4 (1)(b)xiii]

Institutional Beneficiaries

Name of programme/scheme
Sl.No. Name & Address of recipient institutions Nature/quantum of benefit granted Date of grant Name & Designation of granting authority
         
 -Nil –
 Name ofprogramme/scheme
Sl.No. Name & Address of recipient institutions Nature/quantum of benefit granted Date of grant Name & Designation of granting authority
         
 -Nil –

Individual Beneficiaries

 
Sl.No. Name & Address of recipient beneficiaries Nature/quantum of benefit granted Date of grant Name & Designation of granting authority
         
  -Nil –
Name of programme/scheme
Sl.No. Name & Address of recipient institutions Nature/quantum of benefit granted Date of grant Name & Designation of granting authority
         
 

-Nil –

Chapter 15                                                                                                                            Information Available in Electronic Form                                                                             [Section 4(1)(b) xiv]

  Electronic format Description (site address/location where available etc.) Contents or title Designation and address of the custodian of Information (held by whom?)
 On line facility is available for M.A. & UD Dept. The Departmental information is available in the following website:-

www.Tg.goir.gov.in

  IT & C Dept.
 

MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

APPELLATE AUTHORITY:

Sl.No. Assistant Public Information

Officer   (APIO)

Public Information Officer   (PIO)  Appellate Authority
1 Sri A.RamKumar,

Section Officer- OP

 

Sri G.Laxminarayana Assistant Secretary to Government

 

 

 

Sri T.Ramaswamy, Deputy Secretary to Government

 

 

2 Sri M.Mahesh,

Section Officer-C

3 Sri K.Ravinder,

Section Officer – A

4 Sri SVN Chenna Kesava Rao,

Section Officer –D

 

 

Sri B.Yadagiri,

Assistant Secretary to Government,

Sri L.Sharman,IAS,

Joint Secretary to Government

 

 

 

5. Sri B.Praveen Kumar Yadav,

Section Officer –F

6 Smt. U.Gayathri Devi

Section Officer –B

Sri B.Yadagiri,

Assistant Secretary to Government

 
7 Sri K.Lalbahadur Sastry,

Section Officer – Vig-I

 

Sri G.Laxminarayana,

(FAC)

Assistant Secretary to

Government

8 Sri M. Surender Reddy,

Section Officer –Vig-II

9 Sri G.Devender Reddy,

Section Officer –I

 

Sri B.Yadagiri,

Assistant Secretary to Government

Sri K.Balakrishna,

Additional Secretary/

Additional Director(FAC)

 

10 Sri G.Suresh Kumar,

Section Officer -M

 

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