Disclosures Under Sec 4 of Right to  Information Act 2005                                  

Urban Development Department    

Nagaland: Kohima

 

Right to information and obligations of public authorities

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

    (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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URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT   

i)            Particulars of the organization, functions and duties

Name of the Organization:
The Urban Development Department is headed by Director with its head office at Kohima which was initially established in 1967 as Town & Country Planning Organization and became a full-fledged Department under the nomenclature of “Office of the Chief Town Planner” in 1983. Subsequently it was renamed as Urban Development in 2008.
The Commissioner & Secretary, Urban Development is the administrative head of the department.
The Department has district unit offices as follows:

Although some Departmental activities have already been extended to the 3-newly created districts, the department is yet to open its offices in these new districts. As a temporary arrangement, Kiphire district is being looked after by an Assistant. Urban Development Officer Tuensang, Longleng by Urban Development Officer, Mokokchung and Peren is looked after by Assistant. Director Urban Development, Kohima. Proposal is under submission to the Government for creation of new posts to enable the department for posting to these new districts.

Location of the Office:
The Office of the Director is presently located in the New Capital Complex Area. The present office can be reached by local taxi as well as city buses. The Departmental bus is used for picking and dropping the staff.

 

 

Address:
Urban Development Department
Nagaland: Kohima
                      (Near New Secretariat)
Kohima: 797004
Ph: (0370)2270175             

Office Timings:
Summer: 9.30 A.M to 4.30 A.M
Winter: 9: A.M to 4.00 P.M
(There is no public interview on every Wednesday of the week)

Vision of the Department:
The Vision of the Urban Development Department is to bring about Planned Development of Towns in Nagaland by way of implementing the Master Plan, Development Plans and other related projects and schemes.

Functions and Duties:
As enshrined in the Nagaland Town and Country Planning Act 1966, the primary function of the Department is the preparation of Master Plan and Development Plans for development of urban areas of the state. Accordingly, the Department has prepared Master Plan for all the district headquarters of the State (Except Longleng & Peren) including the   New capital Complex. However, most of these Master Plans are in the process of revision. The Department also performs the following functions:-

 

 

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ii)          The powers and duties of its officers and employees.

 

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Name of the Officer

Designation

Powers and Duties

1

Ken Keditsu

Director

All powers and duties as assigned to the Head of the Department.
Head of Department.

2

Zanbemo Ngullie

Joint Director,
Kohima

Member-Secretary for State Urban Development Agency (SUDA),
Legal matters,VIP Speeches,building byelaw Acts and rules, Policy matters, AAR,NUIS & Technical Miaselleneous, Master plan & Assembly Questions

3.

S. Takatuba Aier

Joint Director,
Kohima.

All matters dealing with ULBs, JNNURM, ADB, 10% LS, Land Acquisition/ Allotment (SLAA), state plan programs,SLPIC,HLTC,Town protection,NDS & MAC

4

I.Lanukaba Ozukum

Joint Director Kohima

DDO,Matters relating to Establishment, Accounts, Budget and plan documents, stationeries & unit office Establishment matters, staff quarter allocation and vehicles

5.

Chenithung lotha

Urban Development Officer and Secretary,
DAN

Member Secretary,
Development Authority of Nagaland
PIO for DAN

6

Abalie Talie

Accounts Officer

All accounts matter, Budget and plan documents, PAC,Audit,mac Accounts,DAN Accounts.

7

Pangzangkokba

Assistant Director Kohima

10% lump sumand all state paln progress,UIDS, Town protection and other state  programs.

8

Imtilepden Pongener

Urban Development Officer, Mokokchung & Longleng.

Overall responsibility for all activities of the District Unit Office, Mokokchung & Longleng
Implements the following schemes:
Town Protection schemes,
UIDS,DUDA,PIO unit Office
Also performs all other works as and when arises.

9

Petevilie khatsu

Assistant Urban Development Officer, Dimapur & Peren.

Overall responsibility for all activities of the District Unit Office, Dimapur & Peren.
Implements the following schemes:
Town Protection schemes,UIDS,,DUDA,PIO unit office.
Also performs all other works as and when arises.

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Section 4(1)(b)(iii) of Right to Information Act 2005

iii)        The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability.

Decision Making Process:
All correspondences/papers for the Department are endorsed by the Director to the respective section such as: Establishment, Accounts branch, Technical branch, Urban and Regional Information wing, Technical Branch, Urban Development Works Division from where it is further endorsed to the respective officer concern. Accordingly the files are processed from each wing with observations and put up to the Director. For all important matters, the Director generally discuss the matter with the concern officer and takes the final decision.
However incase of all major and important issues, the Department has the tradition of taking collective decision through meeting of the officers. However, the final decision making authority vest with Director.
Project proposals/schemes emerging from the districts are submitted by the respective District Unit Officers, the schemes which are selected generally as per the provision of the guidelines of the schemes. These proposals are then consolidated by the Nodal officer at the head office and forwarded to the Urban Development Works Division for preparation of the necessary technical estimates followed by advertisement of Notice Inviting Tender (NIT) and issue of work order. In the meantime, these consolidated proposals are send to the government for sanction and Administrative Approval.
Supervision:
At the field level, the concern officers/staffs are responsible for all supervision. Lapses if any are brought to the notice of the concern higher level officer, who in turn brings to the notice of the Director if the need arises. In case of larger projects especially the Centrally Sponsored Schemes, the Director himself along with the officer concern and UDWD perform routine visit and supervision which has improved the quality of works satisfactorily over the past few years. Necessary suggestion if any for the improvement of works are generally instructed in such occasions. From time to time, concern officer reports the progress of the works in the form of Quarterly Progress Report to the Head Office. On completion of the works, Completion Certificate is issued on the basis of which final bill is released.
From time to time the Director holds review meeting to monitor the progress of the various programmes and works under the Department.
Accountability:
The officers’ in charge for different works are made accountable for disposal of works on time.

 

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iv)        The norms set by it for discharge of its functions

From time to time, the Chief Town Planner issues the Notification on distribution of works to various officers/staffs, the details of which is available with the Establishment Branch of the Department.

Similarly under Town Planning Works Division, the Executive Engineer from time to time issues notification on assignment of works to officers and staffs.

In the case of the District Unit Officers, the Officer incharge issues notification from time to time the assignment and distribution of works. 

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

        The Nagaland Town and Country Planning Act, 1968,

        The Nagaland Town and Country Planning Rules 1979

        Nagaland Engineering Service Rule 2006 Amendment, &  NPWD code

        Nagaland Government Services Conduct Rules, 1968

        The Nagaland Services (Discipline & Appeal) Rules 1967

 

vi)        A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control

Under Establishment:

        Appointments orders

        Transfer Posting

        Seniority List

        Maintenance of Personal files

        Records relating to furniture

        Records relating to vehicles

        Records relating to stationery

        Matters relating to Court cases

 

Under Accounts

        Annual Plans

        Five Year Plan

        Sub-allocations

        Cash books

        Bill books

        Records of APRs

Under Technical/planning

        Maps of all the Townships

        Master Plans copies

        Survey Maps

        Records of Computers and softwares

        Training records

        Annual Administrative Reports

        Library books

        VIP speeches

Under UDD, Engineering Wing

        List of employees

        List of schemes/projects

        Detail Project Reports

        Sanction orders

        Measurement books

        Cash book

        Bill book

        APRs

 

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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 for implementation thereof.

N/A  

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. 

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No

Name of the Board/Committee

Composition of the Board/Committee

Remark

1

State Urban Development Agency(SUDA)

Chairman-Principal Secretary,

Secretary-Sr. Town Planner,

Members:-

1.Manager, Lead Bank, SBI

2. Representative from Ministry of Urban Employment and Poverty Alleviation

3 NGO Consultant

4. Women Secretary, NBCC

Constituted as per the SJSRY guidelines

2

District Urban Development Agency(DUDA)

Chairman- Add. Deputy Commissioner,

Secretary - Town Planner/Asst. Town Planner

Members:-.

1.ULB Chairman

2.Women Representative

3.One representative from the community development society

 

Constituted as per the SJSRY guidelines

3

Local Development Committee (LDC)

Chairman- Administrative Head Member-Secretary-Town Planner/ATP

Members (3 nos):-

1.      Chairman, Town Committee

2.      Two Government Nominees as members

As per Govt. approved guidelines

 

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ix)      Directory

    DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES UNDER URBAN DEVELOPMENT

DIRECTORATE

 

x)          

a.      Monthly remuneration of Directorate & District Staff

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 Budget allocated to each of its agency during 2014-2015       

NOT  YET ALLOCATED

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Directorate/Agency/Unit office

Non-Plan
(Amount in lakhs)

Plan
(Amount in lakhs)

1

UD Directorate

 

 

2

Development Authority of Nagaland, Dimapur.

 

 

3

E. E Urban Development

 

 

4

Dimapur unit office

 

 

5

Mokokchung

 

 

6

Tuensang

 

 

7

Mon

 

 

8

Wokha

 

 

9

Zunheboto

 

 

10

Phek

 

 

                                           

xii)     The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amount allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes

        Not applicable

xiii)  Particulars of recipient of concessions, permits or authorization granted by it.

        NOT APPLICABLE

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

The following lists of information are available in the electronic format:

        List of staff/Incumbency list

        Work Assignment of each staff

        Works programme

        Work orders

        Annual Budget

        All correspondences originating from the Department.

 

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.

YES

        Department notice boards are kept on all floors of the office building displaying office hours.

        Department maintains a library which can accessed by any person

 

xvi)    The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers

First Appellate Authority


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No.

Name of the Public Information Officer

Designation

Place

Contact Number

1

Ken Keditsu

Director

Kohima

0370-2241147(O)
0370-2222846®

2

K Haralu

Program Director (SIPMIU)

Kohima

9436000213

 

 

 

 

The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers


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No.

Name of the Public Information Officer

Designation

Place

Contact Number

1

Dr. Toshimanen Ozukum

Addl. Director (MAC)

Kohima

9436815428

2

Zambemo Ngullie

Joint Director Secretary (SUDA)

Kohima

0370-2240658 (O)
9436005134

3

T. Temjen. Jamir

Deputy Director (NUIS)

Kohima

9436832035

4

Imtilepden Pongener

Urban Development Officer

Mokokchung & Longleng

9436071114

5

A. Chenithung Lotha

Urban Development Officer

Secretary DAN

9436001853

6

Pangzangkokba

Assistant Director

Kohima

9436201434

7

Pat Keyhie

Urban Development Officer

Mon

9436435827

8

Solesul Tholre

Urban Development Officer

Wokha

9436061642

9

Khate-u Kezo

Assistant Urban Development Officer

Phek

9856017902

10

Petevelie Khatsu

Assistant Urban Development Officer

Dimapur & Peren

9436017924

11

Temjenrenla

AUDO

Zunheboto

9436010930

12

Tarachu Fithu

Assistant Director

Kohima

9436005307

13

Ketouzo Peseyie

E. E. UD

Kohima

9436005484

14

S Imkongangshi Yaden

Deputy Director MAC

Dimapur

9436439132

15

Khupi Natso

Addl. Program Director (SIPMIU)

Kohima

9436000456

16

Wachuse Kathiry

Asst. Director

Tuensang & Kiphire

9436815428

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sl.
No.

Name of the Assistant Public Information Officer

Designation

Place

Contact Number

1

Inavi Chophy

P.O.

Kohima

9856984569

2

Nyanbemo Ngullie

Computer Assistant (SUDA)

Kohima

9856131775

3

Noleto Visa

Executive Officer (DAN)

Dimapur

9436607408

4

Nell Vasa

Dy. Program Director (SIPMIU)

Kohima

9436004510

5

Chanbeni

Asst. Engineer UD

Kohima

 

xvii) Such other information

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