Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Objective/ Purpose of the Public Authority:
The objective of the Public authority is to maintain all records of its Organization. The purpose of the authority is to publish all the particulars, powers and duties, etc and to provide relevant information to the concerned applicant applying for such information as dealt in this office.
2. Mission/ Vision Statement of the Public Authority:
The mission is to maintain the records, rules, manuals and all other Official documents to facilitate the Right to Information Act, 2005.
3. Brief History of the Public Authority and its Establishment:
The District Planning Office, Ganjam has been created since 1984 for smooth preparation & Consolidation of Draft District Annual Plans and five year Plans and perspective plans of the district, holding of District Planning Committee Meetings and dealing with Schemes such as MPLADS, MLALADS, Special Problem Funds, DHDR,PPP, etc. as assigned by the Govt. in P&C Deptt. Odisha. The scheme BGJY is being dealt in this office as assigned by the Collector, Ganjam.
4. Duties of the Public Authority:
The Deputy Director, Planning, District Planning Office, Ganjam is the Head of Office and supervises all the works of the Office. He is to perform duties as outlined in the RTI Act and RTI Rules.
5. Main Activities/ Function of the Public Authority:
To see the works assigned to the Office done within the specified time frame as indicated in 2.6 below.
6. List of Services being provided by the Public Authority with a brief write-up on them:
i) Preparation of the Integrated Draft District Plan:
This Office collects sectoral Plan documents from different Sectors/ Working groups functioning in the district and integrates the sectoral plans as per the norms fixed by Government and prepares the Integrated Plan document for approval in the District Planning Committee and submission of the same to Government in Planning & Co-ordination Deptt.Odisha for flow of funds. Steps have also taken by this office for approval of Vision Document - 2020, Five Year Perspective Plan - 2008-13 and District Annual Plans, Comprehensive District Agricultural Plan (C-DAP) BRGF, plan NREGS Plans are also being prepared and approved in the District Planning Committee. Annual Plan 2009-10 has also been prepared & approved in the District Planning Committee meeting held on 21.10.09.
ii) MPLADS and MLALADS:
This Office scrutinizes the project proposals recommended by the Hon'ble M.Ps and MLAs for MPLADS & MLALADS respectively. It also obtains Plan & Estimates from the concerned executing agencies and sanctions funds under MPLADS & MLALADS for execution of those projects.
iii) Special Problem Fund:
Under this Scheme, the Government in P&C Department Odisha allocates funds for execution of the projects decided at Government level. This Office obtains Plan & estimates from the concerned executing agencies and releases funds to the concerned executing agencies after obtaining Administrative Approval of collector and communicate to the executing agencies concerned.
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