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RTI (Right to Information)

Public Information Officer

Kaustav Sen
Senior Manager [Legal]
Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd, 21 Netaji Subhas Road, Kolkata - 700 001, West Bengal, India


Appelate Authority

Amit Ghosh
Company Secretary
Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd, 21 Netaji Subhas Road, Kolkata - 700 001, West Bengal, India

Sec of RTI Act 4(1) Requirements Under
The RTI Act
Details
(i) The particulars of the organization, its functions and duties Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. is a public limited company with 61.8% shareholding by Balmer Lawrie Investments Limited, a Government Of India company and hence a government company within the meaning of section 617 of the Companies Act, 1956. The particulars, functions and duties of Balmer Lawrie & Co. Limited are fully enumerated in the
Memorandum and Articles of Association of Balmer Lawrie
(ii) The powers and duties of the officers and employees Articles of Association, deals with the powers and duties of the employees of all levels. However there is internal system of delegating specific and general authorities within the Company which are issued and cancelled from time to time
(iii) The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability Articles of Association is the internal rules for governing the Company.
(iv) The norms set for the discharge of functions Balmer Lawrie & Co Limited being a government company executes Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of India for periodically setting up of its business targets. This document is in public by virtue of Government of India at Department of Public Enterprises publishing the same.
(v) The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held or under the control of the company or used by the employees for discharging their functions The Company holds certain internal manuals like Accounting Manual, Credit Control Manual, Purchase Manual, Project Manual etc for discharging the functions of the company.
(vi) A statement of the categories of documents that are held or under the control of the company The Company holds certain categories of documents which are required to be preserved and maintained under various applicable provisions of law, viz., minutes of the general meetings of the shareholders, books of accounts, master roll etc.
(vii) 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 Various Parliamentary Committees such as, Committee on Public Undertaking have jurisdiction over the Company which superintends / audits the functioning of the Company and also provide directional guidance. The Company has a designated Director of Public Grievance.
(viii) 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 advise, 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 The Company publishes in the Annual Report every year a Corporate Governance Report which inter-alia deals with the functioning of the Board procedure and its committees.
(ix) A directory of the officers and employees
A directory, containing business wise and location wise names, designation, office address, office telephone etc.
(x) The monthly remuneration received by each of the officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in the regulations System of compensation: All compensation is paid through banking channel and proper payment vouchers.
(xi) The budget allocated to each of the agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursements made Budgetary allocation is not provided by the Government of India to the Company. The Company operates through its capital, internal accruals and borrowings.
(xii) The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes Not applicable to the Company.
(xiii) Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted Not applicable to the Company.
(xiv) Details in respect of the information, available to or held, reduced in an electronic form Books of accounts are being kept by the Company electronically. The un-audited quarterly financial results are published and kept in electronic form and are available in www.balmerlawrie.com The Company uses extensively various electronic software for it accounting functions, HRD functions and business functions.
(xv) 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 Not applicable to the Company.
(xvi) The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers. Shri Kaustav Sen
Senior Manager [Legal]
Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd
21 Netaji Subhas Road
Kolkata 700 001
West Bengal
India
(xvii) Such other information as may be prescribed Not applicable