HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, HARYANA
As per requirements of circular letter No. 5/4/2002-1AR, dated 30.9.2005 from the Financial Commissioner & Principal Secretary to Govt. Haryana, Administrative Reforms Department, the following information is furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005:-
I. PARTICULARS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT ARE AS UNDER:-
Director General Higher Education, Haryana is the Head of Higher Education Department. He is Special Secretary to Government of Haryana, Higher Education Department. He is of the rank of I.A.S. For his assistance at present there is one Additional Director Administration of the rank of H.C.S. She is Deputy Secretary to Govt. Haryana, Higher Education Department, one Joint Director Colleges, four Joint directors, six Deputy Director Colleges, one Chief Accounts Officer, one District Attorney, two Assistant District Attorneys, two Assistant Director College, one Registrar Education, two Accounts Officers, one Budget Officer, ten Superintendents, one Private Secretary, four Section Officers and other non- gazetted staff. There are 95 Government Colleges, 97 Private Aided Colleges, 5 Universities of the State, and 14 Private Universities under the control of the Department.
II. FUNCTIONS, POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
Director General Higher Education, Haryana being Head of Department scrutinizes and approves the work of all officers working under him in different branches. The function and
duties of officers are as under:-
1. Sh. Jagdip Dhanda,H.C.S, Additional Director Administration
2. Smt. Hem Nagpal, JD-I
3 . Smt. Poonam Panwar, DD-IV
Taking over of private college and recruitment of staff in private colleges and initiation of departmental representative.
4. Sh. Hemant Verma, DD-VII
5. Sh. Suriender Chaudhary DD-Edusat
6. Smt. Anita Chaudhary, DD-I
7. Arun Joshi, DDCC
Assembly /Parliament business.
8. Smt. Urmil Gupta, DD-II
Processing of salary bills of private aided colleges.
9. Ms. Anjoo Sen, DD-V
10. Smt. Charanjeet Kaur, SLO
11. Sh. Parikshit Dhull, DDL
12. Sh. Suresh Saini A.D.Admn.
13. Sh. G.D. Bansal , C.A.O.
14. Sh. H.S. Yadav, ME
15. Sh. Ram Kumar, A.O.
16. Sh. Harpal Singh, A.O.
17. Sh. Parminder, A.O
18. Sh. Amit, S.O.
19. Sh. Atul, S.O.
20. Sh., Mahipal, S.O
21. Sh. Sabeer Khan, S.O
22. Sh. Rajesh, S.O
23. Sh. Kuldeep, S.O
24. Sh. O.P. Yadav, R.E.
25. Sh. H.S. Yadav, ADBP &Budget Officer
26. Sh. F.C. Gogna, Budget Officer
III. THE PROCEDURE FOLLOWED IN THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS INCLUDING CHANNEL OF SUPERVISION AND ACCOUNTABILITY
On receipt of fresh dak / file, the same is diarised by the receipt clerk and sent to the concerned branches through Heads of their branches. The Record Keepers of the concerned branches put up the same to branch Superintendent/ Deputy Superintendent through Assistants and thereafter the files are routed through respective Branch Officer to Director General Higher Education, Haryana for final disposal by the competent authority. The competent authority may be Branch Officer, Director General Higher Education or the Government as the case may be and the Competent Authority is accountable for the work disposed at its level.
IV. NORMS FOR THE DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS:
First of all the paper come s to the receipt branch of the Directorate, it is diarised there by the concerned receipt clerk, and marked it to the concerned branch officer, who in turn marks it to his branch who is to put up it for dealing to the concerned dealing Assistant. The dealing assistant gives his views on it and submits it to the head of the branch (Deputy Superintendent/Superintendent), who in turn checks the paper and the noting given by the dealing assistant about his suggestion for giving reply to the applicant. The Deputy Superintendent/Superintendent marks the file to the branch officer with its level to go for final decision. There are different authorities to take decision / finalise reply and same is done as per norms set up by the State Government.
V. RULES, REGULATIONS, INSTRUCTIONS, MANUALS AND RECORDS, HELD BY HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OR UNDER ITS CONTROL OR USED BY ITS EMPLOYEES FOR DISCHARGING ITS FUNCTIONS:-
The employees of this Department are governed by Group A, B, C & D Service Rules respectively Punjab CSR Volume I, Part-I, II, III, Punjab C.S.R. Volume.-II, P.F.R. Volumes I & II, instructions issued by the Chief Secretary to Govt. Haryana from time to time, Manual of instructions on service matters I, II, III and IV and instructions issued by Finance Department from time to time are also applicable to the employees of this Department.
This Department does not administer any State or Central Act.
VI. STATEMENT OF THE CATEGORIES OF DOCUMENTS HELD/UNDER CONTROL
2. Service books
4. Personal Files
5. Cash Books
6. Rules, Regulations and Acts.
VII. THE PARTICULARS OF ANY ARRANGEMENT THAT EXISTS FOR CONSULTATION WITH, OR REPRESENTATION BY THE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC IN RELATION TO THE FORMALATAION OF ITS POLICY OR ADMINISTRATION THEREOF:
There is a suggestion box placed on the entrance of the Directorate near the reception counter for the general public. Their valuable suggestions are fully entertained time to time in the General Administration. The citizen can obtain information from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. on all working days. In respect of this, notice board regarding appointment of State Public Information Officer has been installed at the reception counter of the office i.e.
Shihska Sadan, Sector-5, Panchkula.
They can even meet to the officers personally for any address if needed.
Director General Higher Education, Haryana, Panchkula.
Phone : 2562029, 2562042
B. Sh. Jagdeep Dhanda, HCS Additional Director Administration
Phone : 2562048
VIII. STATEMENT OF BOARDS, COUNCILS, COMMITTEES AND OTHER BODIES CONSISTING OF TWO OR MORE PERSONS CONSTITUTED FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADVISE ETC.
There is no such boards, councils, committees and other bodies constit uted for the purpose of advise and the meetings of which are open to the public, or the minutes of such meeting are accessible for public.
IX. DETAILS OF SANCTIONED POSTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, HARYANA:-