Disclosures Under Sec 4 of Right to  Information Act 2005

Right to information and obligations of public authorities

Sec 4 (1)(b) of RTI Act 2005

 

Department of Development of Underdeveloped Areas

Nagaland ::  Kohima

(i) The particulars of its organisation, functions and duties. Click here

(ii) The powers and duties of its officers and employees. Click here

(iii) The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability; Click here

(iv) The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions; Click here

(v) The rules, regulations, instructions, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions; Click here

(vi) a statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control; Click here

(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; Click here

(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 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; Click here

(ix) a directory of its officers and employees; Click here

(x) the monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations. Click here

(xi) the budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made; Click here

(xii) the manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes; Click here

(xiii) particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorisations granted by it; Click here

(xiv) details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form; Click here

(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; Click here

(xvi) the names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers; Click here

(xvii) such other information as may be prescribed; and thereafter update these publications every year; Click here

 

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    Department of Development of Underdeveloped Areas

    MANUAL-1

    1. Particulars of organization, functions and duties under section 4(1)(b)(i) of Right to Information Act, 2005  

     

      

    1.1. Background:
    The Department for Development of Under Developed Areas, particularly for Tuensang     (Undivided) i.e. including Longleng & Kiphire and Mon Districts (DUDA), was established in 2003 vide Government Notification No. AR-6/4/78 dated 23.6.2003. It became functional with posts and manpower drawn from the Departments of Planning & Co-ordination and NPWD on attachment/deputation basis.

    The Department looks after various development programmes such as the Development of Under Developed Areas Programme (UDAP) for the underdeveloped districts of Mon, Tuensang, Longleng and Kiphire. Some designated backward pockets in other districts also fall under its purview, such as Peren & Tening (Peren District), Bhandari (Wokha District), Meluri (Phek District) and Aghunato & Satoi (Zunheboto District).

    The Department also implements the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) for the twelve (12) RD blocks sharing international boundary with Myanmar. These are Noklak Thonoknyu, Khongsa & Panso (Tuensang); Phomching, Tobu, Chen, Angjangyang & Aboi (Mon); Meluri & Wazaho (Phek) & Pungro,(Kiphire).


           
    1.2. Department of Underdeveloped Areas deals with:-

    1. Reservation Policy for Backward Tribes.
    2. Nodal Deptt. for Social & Infrastructure Dev. Fund (SIDF) and it is also Nodal Deptt. for Special Package for Eastern Nagaland from 2012-13.
    3. Under Developed Areas Program (UDAP).
    4. Border Area Development Program (BADP).
    5. Any other activities assigned to the Department.

     

    Functions:- 
    (a) Appointment, Promotion, Transfer and Posting, disciplinary action etc. of officers and ministerial staff under DUDA.
    (b) Formulation and implementation of State and CSS Schemes.

    1. To ensure:
    2.       proper administration of the Department.
    3. implementation of job reservation quota for Tuensang, Longleng, Mon and Kiphire districts in various Government services in Nagaland.

    carry out research and expert studies with a view to bring the above four districts at par with the rest of the State.

    1. carry out any other functions/assignments assigned to the Department by the State Government from time to time.

    1.3. Vision:
    This Department, which was established to cater to the special needs of the underdeveloped areas, aspires to and hopes to improve the condition of the backward areas and accelerate the pace of development, thereby bringing them at par with the rest of the State in the near future.

    1.4. Location / Address of Directorate:
    The Directorate of DUDA is temporarily located at the Old NPSC Office Building behind the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Nagaland in the main town.

                              Directorate of Under Developed Areas,
                              Behind Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Kohima- 797001, Nagaland.

    1.5. Office Timing:

                               Winter                                                       Summer                               
                 1st October to 28th February                                    1st March to 30th September

                            9:00 am – 3:30 pm                                                9:30 am – 4:00 pm 

     Organisation chart of the Department

     

    2.4. Location / Address of Directorate:

    The Directorate of  DUDA is temporarily located at the old Secretariat Building opposite the office of the Chief Information Commissioner, Nagaland in the main town.

     

                                  Directorate of Underdeveloped Areas

                            Old Secretariat Complex, Kohima- 797001, Nagaland.

     

    2.5. Office Timing:

     

                                   Summer                                                                 Winter          

                           9:00 am 4:00 pm                                                 9:30 am 3:30 pm 

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    MANUAL-11

    2.   Powers and duties of officers and employees under Section 4(1)(b)(ii) of Right to Information Act, 2005

     

    2.1. Secretariat:

    1. Peons: - Act as assistant in the Branch in delivering files messages and information.
    2. Typist: -Concerned with all typing works.
    3. Secretariat Assistant / Jr. Section Officer: - They examine and process all the papers and cases received from the Department and also maintain files. They also look after receipt and dispatch of daks etc.
    4. Section Officer: - Branch Superintendent supervises and controls the working system of the whole branch and maintains the attendance of the staff in the Branch and also to ensure the smooth functioning of the works so as to implement the Govt. Policy of ‘No Work No Pay’.
    5. Dy. Secretary / Under Secretary  (DUDA):  All files and daks go through the Under Secretary /Joint Secretary of the Branch and after going through the files, Under Secretary will give the clear picture of the subject matter and will put up to higher authority for final decision.  Under Secretary / Joint Secretary also recommends Casual Leave and any other kind of leave in respect of the staff.  Files which are approved by Commissioner &  Secretary are disposed off by the Under Secretary / Joint Secretary.

    (f) Commissioner & Secretary :   All files are submitted to the Commissioner & Secretary for his approval and if any changes are to be made, Commissioner & Secretary will send back the file with suggestions for resubmission after making necessary correction/rectification as suggested.  In routine office works the final decision is taken by Commissioner & Secretary, DUDA.

    Advisor/Minister-in-Charge of DUDA:  All Policy Matters are put up to Minister-in-charge of DUDA through Advisor of the Deptt. for final decision.

          Cabinet:  Important policy matters are put up to Cabinet for consideration and approval.

    2.2(i).Directorate:

    1. Peons/Dak Runner :- Act as assistant in the Branch in delivering files, messages and informations.
    2. Typist/ Steno:-  Concerned with all typing works.
    3. LDA/UDA/Asstt. Superintendent:- They process all the papers and cases received from the Department and also maintain files. They also look after receipt and dispatch of daks etc. And some assist in accounts works as Accountant & Cashier.
    4. Superintendent :- Superintendent supervises and controls the working system of the whole branch and maintains the attendance of the staff in the Branch and also ensures the smooth functioning of the works so as to implement the Govt. Policy of ‘ No Work No Pay’.
    5. Sr. Accounts Officer :- In the matters of drawal and sanction, all the proposals are routed through the Sr. Accounts Officer, who also looks after Budget & Accounts matters for the whole Directorate.
    6. Asstt. Project Officer / Asstt. Director / Dy. Director/ Jt. Director :- All Matters/Proposals relating to Development Programmes are initiated by the Assistant Project Officer or the Assistant Director through the Project Officer/ Deputy Director/Joint Director then to the Additional Director before reaching the Director for decision.
    7. Additional Director :- All files and daks go through the Additional Director and after going through the files, Addl. Director will give the clear picture of the subject matter and will put up to higher authority for final decision. The Additional Director is also the D.D.O of the Directorate.
    8. Director :- All files are submitted to the Director for his approval and if any changes are to be made, Director will send back the file with suggestions for resubmission after making necessary correction/rectification as suggested. In routine office works the final decision is taken by Director.        

     

    2.2(ii). Engineering Wing:

    1. Peons :- Act as assistant in the Branch in delivering files messages and information.
    2. Typist :- Concerned with all the typing works.
    3. LDA/ UDA :- They process all the papers and cases received from the Department and also maintain files. They also look after receipt and dispatch of daks etc. And some of them assist in accounts works as Auditor, Accountant & Cashier.
    4. Jr. Divisional Accountant / Sr. Divisional Accountant :- They maintain the monthly account of the Division and assists the Divisional Accounts Officer.
    5. Divisional Accounts Officer :- In the matters of drawal and sanction, all the proposals are routed through the Divisional Accounts Officer, who also looks after Budget & Accounts matters for the Division.
    6. Junior Engineer / Sub- Divisional Officer :-      They take care of all the technical works relating to capital section of the Department.
    7. Executive Engineer :- The Engineering Wing is headed by an EE who is also the D.D.O. He is in charge of technical supervision of various schemes on the ground.

     

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    MANUAL-111

    3. Procedure followed in decision making process under Section 4(1)(b)(iii) of Right to Information Act, 2005.

     

    In discharging its functions, DUDA follows the norms set by the Government of Nagaland in:

     

                                                i.  Manual of office procedures.

                                               ii.  Nagaland Financial Rules.

                                             iii.  Delegation of Financial and Cognate Power 1964.

                                            iv.  Leave Rules 1972.

                                              v.  General Provident Fund Rules.

                                            vi.  The Nagaland Government Servant Conduct Rules 1968

                                           vii.  Suspension and Reinstatement.

                                         viii.  Fundamental Rules and Supplementary Rules.

                                             ix.  General Financial Rules.

                                              x.  Procedure in Departmental inquiries.

                                             xi.  The Nagaland Service (Discipline and Appeal) Rules 1967.

                                           xii.      Pension rules, and other Rules and regulations issued by the State and Central Govt.   from time to time.

     

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    MANUAL-IV

    4.   Norms set for the discharge of functions under Section 4(1)(b)(iv) of Right to Information Act, 2005 

    In discharging its functions the Department of Underdeveloped Areas follows the norms set by the Government of Nagaland in the Nagaland Manual of Office procedure. In addition,   the Department follows guidelines, Orders, Memoranda, Acts and Rules and Regulations issued by the State Government and Central Government from time to time.

    MANUAL-V

    5.   Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records for discharging functions under section 4(1)(b)(v) of Right to Information Act, 2005

         The Department does not have any specific Acts and Rules under its control or administered by it. The business in the Department is carried out with reference to the instructions, rules and regulations issued thereof by the Government of Nagaland.

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    MANUAL-VI

    6.   A statement of categories of documents that are held by it for its control under section 4(1)(b)(vi) of Right to Information Act, 2005

    Sl.No.

    Name/Nature

    Category of documents

     

    Name of documents

    Held by/Under control of

     

    Secretariat:

    The Department of Underdeveloped Areas managed the official documents as per the norms laid down by the Government.  Such as Govt. Orders, Sanctions, Notifications, Memoranda, Minutes, Report files, Establishment Files, Receipt and Dispatch.  Daily attendance Register is maintained by the Branch Superintendent.

    Directorate:

    1.

    Establishment

    General Administration, Appointment, confirmation of service, maintenance of personal files

     

    Superintendent/ Divisional LDA

    2.

    Research & Planning

    Preparation of Annual and Five year plan documents, Achievement Reports, Scholarship for meritorious BT students

     

    Deputy Director

    (R&P)

    3.

     

     

     

    Schemes/Programmes

    BADP, Tuensang/Mon Seminar

     

    Project Officer/

    SDO

    4.

    UDAP, PMs package,

     

    Deputy Director

    (UDAP)/SDO

    Job Reservation Policy, Annual Administrative Report

     

    Deputy Director

    (UDAP)

    5.

    Accounts

    Bills & Cash, Budget estimate, Revised estimate documents, GPF, T.A., Monthly expenditure statements, Reconciliation of expenditure,Audit & PAC correspondence

     

    Accounts Officer/

    Divisional Accounts Officer

    MANUAL-VII

    7.   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 under Section 4(1)(b)(vii) of Right to Information Act, 2005

           No provision as such

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    MANUAL-VIII

    8.   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 under section 4(1)(b)(viii) of Right to Information Act, 2005

      

    Sl.No.

    Purpose

    Name of Committee

    1.

    To select schemes to be implemented under UDAP

    State level Selection Committee under Chairmanship of the Chief Minister, Nagaland. Members include:

     

    1.       Chief Minister

    2.       Adviser, DUDA

    3.       One MLA/Minister from each of the four districts

    4.       Secretary, DUDA

    5.       Director, DUDA & concerned officers

    6.                                                                             

    2.

    To select schemes to be implemented under BADP

    State level Selection Committee under Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary, Nagaland. Members include:

     

    1.       Chief Secretary

    2.       Ministry Officials from MHA, GOI

    3.       DCs of Mon,Tuensang, Kiphire & Phek or their Representative

    4.       Officials from Planning & Co-ordination and BRTF

    5.       Secretary, DUDA

    6.       Director, DUDA & concerned officers

     

    3.

    To select candidates for award of special grants to meritorious BT students of the four Districts of Mon, Tuensang, Longleng & Kiphire

    Selection Board consists of:

     

    1.       Minister in Charge/Adviser

    2.       Secretary, DUDA

    3.       Director, DUDA & concerned officers

    4.       Co-opted members

     

      

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    MANUAL-IX

    9. Directory of Officers and Employees under Section 4(1)(b)(ix) of Right to Information Act, 2005

    9.1(i). Secretariat:


    Sl.No.

    Name

    Designation

    Cadre strength

    Telephone Nos.

    1.

    Shri. L. Kire IFS

    Commissioner & Secretary

    1

     

    2.

    Shri. Lerüüno Barbara

    Deputy Secretary

    1

     9856278794

    3.

    Shri. L.Tongna Konyak

    Under Secretary

    1

     9436001222

    4.

    Smti. Sashisenla

    Section Officer

    1

     9856866375

    5.

    Smti.Arenla Imchen

    Jr. Section Officer

    2

    9436201513

    6.

    Smti. Vethikholu

    Jr. Section Officer

    9856071688

    7.

    Shri. I. Changsang John

    S.A

     
    2

    9856381949

    8.

    Shri. Yangrise Sangtam

    S.A

    9612813793

    9.

    Shri. H. Chopongse

    L.D.A

    1

    9436070191

    10.

    Shri. Imti Chang

    Office Peon

     

    2

     

    11.

    Smti. Ronbeni

    Office Peon

     

    12.

    Smti. Selongla Sangtam

    Typist

    1

     

    9.1(ii). Directorate (Present status):


    Sl.No.

    Name

    Designation

    Cadre strength

    Telephone Nos.

    1.

    Shri. K.S. Anden Konyak

    Director

    1

    0370  2290240

    2.

    Smti. Nina Kire

    Addl. Director

    1

    0370 2290269

    3.

    Dr. Anungla Imdong Phom

    Jt. Director (Planning & Coordination)

    3

    9436012373

    4.

    Shri. Hichulo Rengma

    Dy. Director (Monitoring & Evaluation)

    8415068522

    5.

    Shri. Thepfuzakie Angami

    Project Officer (BADP)

    9436010175

    7.

    Shri. Y.T. Manlem Konyak

    Asst. Director (BADP)

    1

    9436657438

    8.

    Shri.B.Chingmei Phom

    APO

    3

    9436000026

    9.

    Shri.Adi Sangtam

    Asstt. Project Officer

    8974052450

    10.

    Miss. P.Ellen Konyak

    Asstt. Project Officer

    9612315144

    11.

    Shri. E. Bulang

    Project Assistant

    2

    8730091797

    12.

    Shri. A. Ariba Yimchunger

    Project Assistant

    8731891105

    (iii). Directorate: Establishment Branch


    Sl. No.

    Name

    Designation

    Cadre strength

    Telephone Nos.

    1.

    Shri. Rokowhelie Peseyie

    Superintendent

    1

    9402088542

    2.

    Shri. T. Malang

    Asstt. Superintendent

    1

    9402485829

    3.

    Shri. Johny Lichomong

    LDA

    4

    9436064435

    4.

    Shri. Chauba Phom

    LDA

    8974761394

    5

    Shri. N. Leakba Konyak

    LDA

    9862984763

    6

    Shri. Pusho. C. Thai

    LDA

    9089874320

    7.

    Smti. Amin Konyak

    Steno Gr.III

    2

    9436604494

    8.

    Smti.K.Carmela

    Steno Gr. III

    9615578754

    9.

    Smti. Chubamenla

    Typist

    1

    9856821425

    10.

    Shri. Moamanen Asung

    Planning Asstt.

    2

    9436435933

    11

    Shri. Along Longkumer

    Planning Asstt.

    9089414307

    12.

    Shri.K.Limameren Chang

    Driver

    5

    9612506498

    13.

    Shri.Honkai Kanyak

    Driver

    9436814066

    14.

    Shri.M.Wanglang Konyak

    Driver

    9615120178

    15.

    Shri.Kilangmeren Sangtam

    Driver

    9856044110

    16.

    Shri.P.Pangteang Konyak

    Driver

    8974763533

    17.

    Shri.P.Pupoi Khiam

    Peon-cum-Chowkidar

    4

    9436601407

    18.

    Shri.Y.Yopong Konyak

    Peon

    9612002355

    19.

    Shri.C.Yimpen Phom

    Peon

    9402469807

    (iv). Directorate: Accounts Branch


    1.

    Shri. Nosevol Kin

    Sr. A.O

    1

    9436607667

    2.

    Shri. Aotemsu

    UDA cum Cashier

    1

    9436205881

    9.2(i). Engineering Division: Kohima


    Sl. No.

    Name

    Designation

    Cadre strength

    Telephone Nos.

    1.

    Er. T. Sao Sangtam

    Executive Engineer

               1

    0370 2290268

    2.

    Er.Imti Chang

    Sub-Divisional Officer

    1

    9436403940

    3.

    Shri. Chingshen C. Phom

    Jr. Engineer

    3

    9436609262

    4.

    Shri. Lachimba Yim

    Jr. Engineer

    9862203504

    5.

    Shri. Diethoketou Kehie

    Jr. Engineer

     

    6

    Shri. K.Meren Chang

    UDA

     

    9436439245

    7

    Shri. Tsukti Jamir

    Steno Gr-III

    1

    9436604575

    8

    Shri. K. Limameren Chang

    Driver

     

     

    9

    Shri. Honkai Konyak

    Driver

     

    10

    Shri. Ganesh Sharma

    O/ Peon

    1

    9774023858

    11

    Shri. Neivituo Angami

    Chowkidar

     

     

    12

    Smti. Manju Thapa

    Jugali

     

    9856151418

    13

    Smti. Neileviu

    Sweeper

    1

     

     

     

     

     

    (ii). Engineering Division: Accounts Branch.


    1.

    Shri. Daniel Imti

    Divisional Accounts Officer

    1

    9436016233

    2.

    Shri.Vichasa Yashie

    Sr. D.A.

    1

    857536200

    3

    Smt. Ruthsan . Y

    JDA

    1

    9612835149

     

     

     

     

     

                                                                                                                                                                                                
     (iii). Engineering Sub-Division, Mon: 


    Sl. No.

    Name

    Designation

    Cadre strength

     Telephone Nos.

    1.

    Shri. K.Moba Konyak

    Sub-Divisional Officer

    1

    9436061378

    2.

    Shri. C.G.James

    Jr. Engineer

    1

    9436018220

    4.

    Shri.E.Hanghuh Konyak

    Peon

    1

    9856348356

    5.

    Smti. Mhalo Lotha

    Sweeper

    2

     

    6.

    Smti. Ngongam Konyak

    Sweeper

     

    7.

    Smti. Hongnyoi Konyak

    LDA cum Typist

    1

     

    (iv). Engineering Sub-Division, Tuensang:   


    Sl. No.

    Name

    Designation

    Cadre strength

    Telephone Nos.

    1.

    Er. H.T.Yanger

    Sub-Divisional Officer

    1

    9436007806

    2.

    Shri. Tsarise Sangtam

    Jr. Engineer

    2

     

    3.

    Shri. Abraham Kurian

    Jr.Engineer

    9436007702

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    10. Monthly remuneration received by each of the officers and employees including the system of  compensation as provided in the regulation under section 4(1)(b)(x) of Right to Information Act, 2005   

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    11. Budget allocation of each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made under section 4(1)(b)(xi) of Right to Information Act, 2005

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    12. The manner of execution of subsidy programme, including the amounts allocated and the

          details of beneficiaries of such programmes (Section 4 (1)(b)(xii): - 

        

     The Department implements Special Grant for Meritorious Backward Tribe Students of Mon, Tuensang, Longleng & Kiphire Districts.

    HSLC passed 5 boys and 5 girls from each tribe @ `.8000/- per student.

          In accordance with the revised guidelines, a selection committee with the following members has
         been constituted for selection of beneficiaries from the year 2014-15 onwards.
           1) Chairman                                               :           Director

    1. Member                                                 :         Addl. Director
    2. Member Secretary                                  :           Dy. Director
    3. Member                                                 :         Representative from ENSF.

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

          (Section 4 (1)(b)(xiii):-  

          NIL

     

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

          (Section 4 (1)(b)(xiv):- 

         

    The detail information is available in office computer which can avail in soft copy/electronic 
          form.

    15. Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information (Section 4 (1)(b)(xv):-

     

    16. Name and Designation and other particulars of Public Information Officers Section 4       (1)(b)(xvi):-

    Persons seeking information pertaining to DUDA may contact:


    Sl.No.

    RTI Designation

    Name of Officer with Post/Address

    Telephone No.

    Secretariat:

    1.

    Appellate Authority

    Shri.L. Kire, IFS
    Commissioner &Secretary, DUDA
    Nagaland Civil Secretariat,
    Kohima, Nagaland

     

    2.

    PIO

     

     

    3.

    APIO

     

     

    Directorate:

    1.

    Appellate Authority

    Shri. K.S. Anden Konyak Director, DUDA,
    Behind Deputy Commissioner’s Office,
    Kohima, Nagaland

      0370 2290240 (O)
      9612670499    (M)    

    2.

    PIO

    Smt. Nina Kire, Addl. Director, DUDA
    Behind Deputy Commissioner’s Office,
    Kohima, Nagaland.

     

      0370 2290269 (O)
      9436000309 (M)

    3.

    APIO

    1. Shri. Hichulo Rengma
        Deputy Director, DUDA, Kohima.

    2. Er.Imti Chang, SDO, DUDA,
        Kohima, Nagaland

    3. Er.K. Moba, SDO, DUDA,
    Mon, Nagaland.

    4. Er.Yanger Phom, SDO, DUDA,
    Tuensang, Nagaland.

      9436403294 (M)

     

      9436403940 (M)

      9436061378 (M)

     

      9436007806 (M)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    17. Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter updated every year under Section 4 (1)(b)(xvii) :-      

     

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