भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान  (भारतीय खनि विद्यापीठ), धनबाद

उत्तिष्ठत जाग्रत प्राप्य वरान्निबोधत


Information under RTI (in pursuance of Section 4(1) (b) of RTI Act ) Right to information Act - 2005

About the Act :
Name & Title of the Act : Right to Information Act. 2005

Right to information means the right to

1. Inspection of work, documents, records
2. taking notes, extracts or, certified copies of documents or records.
3. obtaining information in the form of electronics mode or through printouts where such information is stored in a computer or any other device subject relevant provisions in this regard.

Objective/purpose of the Act : To provide available information of the ISM as per provisions of RTI Act to the Indian Citizen on payment of prescribed fees.

1. The particulars of its organization, functions and duties :

1.0 About Organization :

1.1 Name :

IIT (ISM), Dhanbad – 826 004, Jharkhand.

1.2 Objective of the Institute

The primary objective of the IIT (ISM), Dhanbad is to provide trained manpower, scientists, technologists in the areas of technology, engineering and management, applied sciences and applied arts of highest caliber who would engage in teaching, research, designing and development to help in the development of nation in the areas of science and technology towards self reliance in her technological needs.

1.3 Brief History of the Institute:

The Indian School of Mines was formally opened by His Excellency the Viceroy Lord Irwin on 9th December, 1926 and the general work of the ISM commenced on 10th December, 1926 in its premises at Dhanbad with Dr. D. Penman as its first Principal. On the completion of the first 25 years of its existence the Silver Jubilee Celebrations were inaugurated by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the then President of India, which gave a fresh fillip to this institution. The Institute celebrated Golden Jubilee in 1976, Diamond Jubilee in 1986 and Platinum Jubilee in 2001.

The Institute is located at Dhanbad in order to facilitate the mining education to be in close relation with the Mining Industry. For training in Earth Sciences, the province of Jharkhand and its surroundings are unrivalled in their variety of geological formations, in the multiplicity of structural and field characteristics and also in the diversity and richness of the metallic and non-metallic mineral resources. The locational advantage of ISM is that it is situated at the core of the industrial base of the region which hosts a number of coalmines, steel plants, fertilizer plants, refractory industry, heavy machine building plant, etc. It has 88 hectare residential campus of its own consisting of graceful blend of old-world and new style buildings. The serene campus comprises academic buildings, student hostels, faculty and staff quarters, health centre, workshop, canteen and other infrastructural facilities for a cosmopolitan community. The Institute is about three kilometers to the north of Dhanbad Railway Station, altitude of the place is 212 m above MSL and average rainfall is around 148 cm, and the maximum and minimum temperatures are around 40o and 7o respectively.

Present Scenario :

ISM caters to the human resource needs of the Nation in the areas of Mining, Petroleum, Mining Machinery, Mineral Engineering and Earth Sciences besides developing manpower in the related disciplines of Management, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Sciences, and Humanities and Social Sciences. In due recognition of its vital role in the service of the nation, ISM was granted autonomy by the Government of India. It has a General Council, members to which are drawn from various industrial and governmental institutes, the Parliament and the Academia.

1.4 Vision/Mission :


To be nationally and internationally acclaimed premier institution of higher technical and scientific education with social commitment having an ethos for intellectual excellence, where initiative is nurtured, where new ideas, research and scholarship flourish, where intellectual honesty is the norm and from which will emerge the leaders and innovators of tomorrow in the realm of technology. While serving as a catalyst in a developing society, its goal as one of the premier technology education institution in the country would be to intimately involve itself not just in the technological development of the nation but indeed in its overall development.


• To educate and train manpower in various disciplines of engineering & technology, management, applied arts at the graduate, postgraduate and research levels. • To foster the creation of new and relevant technologies in the areas of its core competency and to transfer them to industry for effective utilization. • To participate directly in the planning and solving of engineering and managerial problems of relevance to Indian Industry and to Society at large. • To develop and conduct continuing education programmes for practicing engineers and managers. • To develop strong collaborative and cooperative links with private and public sector industries and government user departments. • To develop comprehensive and intimate interaction with premier academic and research institutions within the country and abroad for mutual benefit. • To develop programmes for faculty growth and development. • To anticipate the technological needs of the Nation and to plan and prepare to cater to them. • To interact with the community/society at large with a view to include in them a feel for scientific and technological thought and endeavor. • To develop the region in which the Institute is located through community development programmes including training and education.

1.5 Organizational Structure :

The Director is Principal academic and Executive Officer of the School and exercises general supervision and control over the affairs of the School and give effect to the decision of its authorities. He reports to the Executive Board. The Director is Ex-officio member of the Executive Board. For day-to-day administration of the School, the Director is assisted by Dean (Faculty & Planning), Dean (Research & Development), Dean (Students Welfare). Dean (Academic), Professor of Continuing Education and the Registrar.

1.6 Services being provided by the Institute :

(A) Teaching UG, PG and Research levels

(B) To conduct state-of-the research and development programmes and fundamental in frontier areas of engineering, science & technology,

(C) To under take sponsored research and development, consultancy.

(D) To impart manpower training through continuing education programmes

(E) To organize conferences, seminars and short term courses.

1.7 Address of the Institute

IIT (ISM) Dhanbad – 826 004 Jharkhand

1.8 Institute Workings hours :

Academic Departments : 8.00 AM to 5.00 PM with lunch break Administration : 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM with lunch break Security Section : Round the clock Library : Please see ISM Website

1.9 Council, Board, Committees and other bodies.

(1) General Council (2) Executive Board (3) Academic Council (4) Finance Committee

2.0 Power and duties of Officers and Employees.

The Director is Principal Academic and Executive Officer of the School and is responsible for the proper administration of the Schol and for the imparting of instructions and maintenance of the discipline therein. All other staff of the Scholl shall be subordinate to him. Director has the power to incur expenditure in accordance with the procedure as laid down by the Executive Board/MHRD from time to time.

Deans shall assist the Director in academic and administrative work and maintaining liaison with institution of higher learning.

Registrar shall be the ex-officio Secretary of the General Council, the Executive Board, The Finance Committee and other committees which may be set up by the Chairman, The General Council or the Executive Board; but shall not be deemed to be a Member of any of those authorities :

Registrar is the custodian of records, the funds of the School and such other property of the School as the Board may commit to his charge.

Other officials and staff members of the Institute assume powers, responsibilities and duties as assigned to them from time to time by the Director.

[For more details see Memorandum of Association of the IIT (ISM), Dhanbad and Manual of office Procedure ]

3.0 Procedure followed in the decision making process including channels of supervision and accountability.

1. As per Memorandum of Association of IIT (ISM).

4. 0 The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions :

1. As per Memorandum of Association of IIT (ISM).

5.0 Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records held by it for discharge of functions :

1. Memorandum of Association
2. Bye-laws in the matter of classification, and method of appointments and terms and conditions of service for academic staff.
3. Bye-laws in the matter of classification and method of appointment and terms and conditions of service in respect of non-teaching employees.
4. General Financial Rules
5. Rules and Regulations for all Courses.
6. Rules and Regulations for Semester based UG , PG and other courses.
7. IIT (ISM) Manual of Office Procedure
8. Purchase & Stores Manual.

6.0 A statement of the categories of documents held by the organization or under its control :

(1) Administrative Office Orders/Circulars
(2) Decision and guidelines as approved by the Executive Board, General Council, Finance Committee.
(3) Annual Accounts
(4) Annual Reports
(5) Information Brochures (IIT, JEE)
(6) All records relating to the functioning of the organization.

7.0 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.

The Executive Board and General Council are decision making body of IIT (ISM) and the Academic Council for Academic and the Finance committee for financial matters are represented by eminent persons from the nominees of the Govt. of India/MHRD, industry, academic community, professional bodies who help in the formulation and implementation of the policies and programmes.

Different local committees are formed on need basis to advice administrative/academic/financial matters and other aspects even in routine functions of the Institute.

8.0 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.

Following are the main Board/Council/ Committees of the Institute :

1. General Council
2. Executive Board
3. Academic Council
4. Finance Committees

[ For details please refer Memorandum of Association of IIT (ISM) ]

9.0 . Directory of its officers and employees.


10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employee 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 disbursement made :

The Annual budget and Annual accounts are finalized with the approval of Finance Committee and Executive Board. The disbursements are made by the ISM which is finally recorded in the Annual Accounts.

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

IIT (ISM) does not operate any subsidy programme.

13. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permit or authorizations granted by it.

No such programmes is established in IIT (ISM).

14. Details in respect of the information available to or held by IIT (ISM) reduced in an electronic form.

All relevant information about institute activities are made available on our website.

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.

The Indian Citizen have the right to obtain the information from the CPIO of IIT (ISM). IIT (ISM) monitor 5 working days a week from Monday to Friday and follows the weekly holidays on Saturday and Sunday. The working hours of the ISM Admin. is 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM.

Library is only for registered users (students, faculty and staff) and not for general public use.

16. The names, designation and other particulars of the Public Information Officer and the Appellate Authority.

1) Appellate Authority

Dhanbad – 826 004

Tel.No. 0326-2296605(Office)
PBX : 0326-2296559 to 562 Ext . 5202
Email: rg@ismdhanbad.ac.in
Fax No. 0326-2296607

2) Central Public Information Officer

Shri Anil Kumar
Assistant Registrar ( Budget & Project A/c)
Accounts Section
Dhanbad – 826 004

Tel. No. 0326-2235611 (O)
PBX : 0326-2296559 to 562 – Ext : 5611
Email: drestt@ismdhanbad.ac.in
Fax: 0326-2296563

17. Application Form : (i) Name of the Applicant :
(ii) Address of the applicant
(iii) Certification regarding below poverty line issued by competent authority if applicable be enclosed.
Information required :
Rs. 10/- by Demand Draft/IPO in favour of Registrar, IIT (ISM), Dhanbad.

18. Application is to be sent directly to :
Central Public Information Officer
Dhanbad – 826 004