RTI Act

 

Details as required under the Right to Information Act

1. The particulars of its organisation, functions and duties

Please refer the Introductory Chapter of the Web Site

2. The Powers and duties of its officers and employees

2.1. Managing Director
The powers and duties of the Managing Director includes overall charge of all activities of the organisation, formulation of strategies, provide direction, identify and provide adequate resources, assignment of trained personnel etc.

2.2. Financial Controller
The powers and duties of Financial Controller includes:
Advice Managing Director in all financial and Accounts matters, Scrutinise and clear the financial proposals, ensure that the expenditures are having proper sanction and within the Budgetory limit, responsible for upto date maintenance of all records, returns and accounts, preparation of Annual Budgets, timely preparation of annual accounts and all other related works connected with Finance and Accounts.

2.3. General Manager (P & A)

The powers and duties of the post includes:
Attend to all personal matters including recruitments, administration of leave, administration of salary and wages, promotions, increments, transfers, disciplinary proceedings, statutory benefits etc. Matters relating to industrial relations and labour welfare are also the responsibility of General Manager.

2.4. Secretary
In addition to the powers, duties and responsibilities assigned to the post of Secretary under the Indian Companies Act, 1956, the Secretary will also have the following duties and responsibilities:
Keep company seal & un issued share certificate in safe custody, Follow up of receipt of money provided in the Budget towards share capital contribution, Issue of Share Certificate after allotment, Payment of Dividend to Govt. of Kerala, Arrange Board Meetings, Annual General Meeting, General Meetings etc. in consultation with Chairman/ MD, Act as one of the trustees of Gratuity Trust and maintain the Trust Account, Arrange the periodical payment of Gratuity Premium to trust (LIC), Arranging monthly meetings of officers and writting minutes of the meeting, Welfare activities of women employees of the corporation, Any other duty assigned by Managing Director from time to time.

2.5. Marketing Manager

The powers and duties of Marketing Manager are:
Evolve strategies for effective marketing of products, prepare Sales targets, monitor despatch of medicines, gather market intelligent report, new Dealership allotments, hold Dealer’s and Doctors meetings, appraisal of Dealer performance, liaison between ISM Department, attend to matters relating to advertisement, sales promotions, Trade Fairs etc.

2.6. Manager (HR)

The powers and duties of Manager (HR) are
Promoting application of modern technology in Oushadhi. Conducting training programmes. Organising welfare and recreation programmes. Take necessary actions to control accidents. Supervision of canteen, rest room, wash room etc and other extension activities.

2.7. Manager (Purchase)

The powers and duties of Manager (Purchase) are
Manager (Purchase) shall arrange purchase of all items of raw materials, packing materials, stores and spares, machinery, furniture, equipments and all other items required for the Corporation, after taking approval from competent authorities. His duties also includes location of vendors, preparation of tender documents for purchase, ensure observations of procedures for purchase, etc.

2.8. Manager (Sales)

The powers and duties of Manager (Sales) includes:
To attend matters relating to Sales to Government Departments, Grama Panchayats, Guruvayur Devaswom and similar institutions, act as Nodal Officer, related with Government supply, overall management of distribution to Government institutions, overall control of sales staff etc.
Attending to matters relating to Sales to Dealers within the State of Kerala. This includes, planning distribution of medicines to Agencies, periodical inspection of Dealers, monitoring the sales through outlets directly run by Oushadhi, attending the files regarding advertisement, sales promotion and other publicity activities, etc.

2.9. Manager (Production)

The powers and duties of Manager(Production) includes:
Planning and implementation of production in the Factory on the basis of prefixed targets, ensure that necessary documents, registers and records in relation to production are properly maintained, ensure co-ordination between sections of production, maintenance of general discipline in the factory, deployment of workers suitably, observation of product/process related statutory requirements etc.

2.10. Manager (Q.C)

The powers and duties of Manager (Q.C) includes
Quality verification of raw materials and finished products. Ensure all the labels are printed as per the regulations of Drugs and Cosmetics act and quality approval of packing materials.

2.11 .Manager (Works)

The powers and duties of Manager (Works) includes
The Manager (Works) is responsible to ensure the upkeep, repairs and maintenance of all plants, machineries, tools, building and other civil and electrical installation of the organisation, initiate proposals for now construction of buildings, procurement of Plant, Machinery etc.

2.12 Manager (Accounts)

The powers and duties of Manager (Accounts) includes
Attending to works related with receipts and payment of amount, supervising the cash transactions etc.

2.13 Manager (P&P)

The powers and duties of Manager (P&P) includes
1. Visualisation of new plans & Projects.
2. Developing Technical & Financial details for the board approved plans & Projects.
3. Coordinating with consultant by providing technical requirements & planning implementation strategies.
4. Ensuring technical & financial factors during implementation .
5. Supporting other department in trouble shooting.

3. The procedure followed in the decision making process, including Channels of supervision and accountability

The organogram of the organisation showing the hierarchical position and flow of information is shown separately. Decisions are taken at each level based on the powers delegated to them.

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

Norms are set up drawing up the financial powers delegated to each post and category of officers.

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 following documents are mainly followed by the organisation to discharge its duties.

a) Standing Orders
b) Recruitment Rules
c) Delegation of financial powers to officers
d) Quality System Manual

1. A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or Under its control

a) Sulpher Licence
b) Excise Licence
c) Olive leaf classification for Panchakarma Hospital
d) Drug Licence
e) Factory Licence
f) GMP Certificate
g) ISO 9002 Certificate
 

2. 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

3. 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 each meeting are accessible for public.

Board of Directors
 

9. A Directory of its officers and employees

Sl.No. Name Office Residence Mobile
1 Dr.K.R Viswambharan IAS (Retd.) Chairman 0487-2348043 9447134804
2 Mr.K.V Uthaman IFS Managing Director 0487 2973221 9447015566
3 Mrs. P.M Latha Kumari Financial Controller 0487 2201477 9847433522
4 Mr. Reghunandanan V. Menon General Manager 0487 2363045 9447726304
5 Mrs. Vinitha S. Company Secretary   9447599377
6 Mr. E Shibu Marketing Manager 0487 2351851 9447041521
7 Dr. Rajesh G Manager (HR) 0487 2334550 9447991992
8 Mr. R Suresh Kumar Manager (Purchase) 0487 2330463 9447991000
9 Dr. Figi. C. David Manager (Sales) 0487 2443991 9447991991
10 Dr. T. Jayasree Gopinath Manager (Production) 0480 2721774 9447467111
11 Dr. A. Malini Menon Manager (Quality Control) 0487 2445090 9447982859
13 Mr. K.A Chandrasekharan Manager (Works) 0487 2372159 9446572159
14 Mr. Rajesh. M.P - Manager (Accounts)   8547421579
15 Mr.T.Unnikrishnan Manager (Projects & Planning) 0487 2635273 9495433555

 

10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and Employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations.

Sl. No.

Designation

No. of Employees

Time scale

1

Financial Controller

1

Rs. 68700-110400

2

General Manager (P & A)

1

Rs. 68700-110400

3

Company Secretary

1

Rs. 55350-101400

4

Marketing Manager

1

Rs. 45800-89000

5

Production Manager

1

Rs. 45800-89000

6

Manager (HR)No (1)

1

Rs. 40500-85000

7

Manager (Purchase)

1

Rs. 40500-85000

8

Manager (Sales)

1

Rs. 40500-85000

9

Manager (Works )

1

Rs. 40500-85000

10

Manager (Accounts)

1

Rs. 40500-85000

11

Deputy Production Manager

1

Rs. 40500-85000

12

Assistant Production Manager

1

Rs. 36600-79200

13

Assistant Manager

10

Rs. 35700-75600

14

Senior Assistant

10

Rs. 26500-54000

15

Confidential Assistant

-

Rs. 22200-48000

16

Micro Biologist

1

Rs. 22200-48000

17

Bio Chemist

1

Rs. 22200-48000

18

Technical Supervisor

1

Rs. 22200-48000

19

Junior Assistant

9

Rs. 19000-43600

20

Laboratory Assistant

1

Rs. 19000-43600

21

Boiler Operator

1

Rs. 19000-43600

22

Chief Security Guard

1

Rs. 19000-43600

23

Foreman

15

Rs. 19000-43600

24

Security Guard

6

Rs. 19000-43600

25

LD Typist

1

Rs. 18000-41500

26

Drivers

8

Rs. 18000-41500

27

Electrician

1

Rs. 17000-37500

28

Electrical Operator/Mechanical Operatort

1

Rs. 17000-37500

21

Last Grade Employees

Grade I
Grade II
Grade III

Rs. 18000-41500
Rs. 17000-37500

Rs. 16500-35700

22

General Workers

Category I
Category II
Category III

 Rs. 8040 -12400
 Rs. 7960 -11650
 Rs. 7880 - 10950

 

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

NIL

12. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorisations granted by it.

NIL

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

Presently not available

14. 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.

They have to approach the organisation. No public reading room available

15. The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information officers

  •            1. Sri.K.V.Uthaman, Appellate Authority
  •            2. Smt. Vinitha.S, State Public Information Officer
  •            3. Sri. M.P.Rajesh, Assistant Public Information Officer