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Science City, Kolkata is a constituent unit of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) which is situated at Block-GN, Sector-V, Bidhannagar, Kolkata-700 091
having its websites ‘http://www.ncsm.gov.in/ and http://www.ncsm.org.in/‘. NCSM is an Autonomous organisation under the Ministry Culture, Govt. of India.
(National Council of Science Museums)
J B S Haldane Avenue,Kolkata – 700 046
The functions of the Executive Committee referred to under ‘Rule 56’ shall be –
|(i)||to formulate and approve developmental Plans in consonance with national goals and priorities and guidelines indicated by the NCSM; to allocate resources and to evaluate performance;|
|(ii)||to frame the annual budget and estimates of Museum/Centre a to regulate the expenditure;|
|(iii)||to determine the strength of staff and take decisions or creation of posts in approved scales and designations up to Grade-E suspension and abolition of posts: to consider/ recommend completion of probationary period/ confirmation/renewal of contract/ permanent absorption of officers above the Grade-B and up to Grade E-ll;|
|(iv)||within the framework of rules and regulations laid down by NCSM from time to time to approve schemes/projects of sponsored research work; filing of application(s) for patents; processes commercial utilisation, development work in cooperation and collaboration with industrial firms, museums, educational institutions and other organisations; institutional consultancy; appointment of outside consultants; preparation of techno-economic feasibility reports; deputing of personnel for assignments in outside organisations; sanction of funds for task projects for outside agencies including universities, museums and other institutions; loan of equipment; transfer of objects from one museum/centre to the other under NCSM; deputation of staff; institutional awards and prizes; distribution of premia and royalties and sanction of experimental projects below Rs.5 lakhs.|
Powers of the Executive Committee
The Executive Committee shall have the following powers and such other powers as may be delegated to it by the Governing Body from time to time :
to sanction expenditure whether of a recurring or non-recurring nature, on any item of equipment, stores, services, schemes, pilot plants or projects and civil work upto the Budget provision;
to write off irrecoverable losses of stores and moneys in excess of Rs.5,000/-and upto Rs.25,000/- in each case provided that:
1. the loss is not due to theft, fraud or neglect.
2. it does not disclose a defect of system or serious negligence on the part of any servant of the NCSM which might call for disciplinary action requiring the orders of the higher authority.
|(iii)||to sanction expenditure on Symposia/Seminars/Technical Conference upto Rs.15,000/-.|
|(iv)||may appoint Sub-Committees as provided under Rule 59.|