RTI Act for Ministry
RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005
17 items(manuals) prescribed in clause (b) sub-section 1 of Section 4 which every
public authority is required to publish within one hundred and twenty days from the
enactment of this Act.
- Organisational Chart of Department of Health and Family Welfare
- Functions and Duties of Department of Health and Family Welfare
- Departments of Health and Family Welfare
- Department of Health Research
- Click here for a Who is Who in the Department.
- Powers and duties of officers and employees
- Norms set by Ministry for the discharge of its functions
- The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.
- Revised NGO Guidelines
- Statement of the categories of documents that are held by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare or under its control
- 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 meeting of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public
Particulars of Ministry of Health & Family Walfare's organisation, functions and duties
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare comprises the following departments:
The Department of Health & Family Welfare deals with medical and public health matters including drug control and prevention of food adulteration as well as Family Welfare programmes aimed at population stabilization consistent with the requirements of economic growth, social development and environmental protection.
Transaction of work at different levels is carried on in the Department in accordance with the Transaction of Business Rules and other Govt orders/instructions issued from time to time.
The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare follows Department of Personnel & Trainings Manual of Office Procedure, rules/regulations/instructions issued by the Ministry of Health & FW, etc.
The documents held by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare are: Annual Report, Performance Budget and Detailed Demands for Grants of the Ministry.
The particulars of any arrangement that exits for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof
There is a Central Council of Health & Family Welfare under the chairmanship of the Minister for health & FW comprising the Health Ministers of State Governments/UTs, MPs, non-officials representing health organizations and public bodies and certain eminent individuals. It is the apex policy formulating body in the field of health and family welfare in all its aspects for recommending broad lines of policy to the Centre and the States.
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India comprises 22 Members besides Chairperson Minutes of FSSAI are uploaded on its website from time to time i.e fssai.gov.in
- The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers (Notification dated 19.03.2018) (3.82 MB)
- Procedure followed in the decision making process including channels of supervision and accountability (377.25 KB)
- Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of library & reading room (505.73 KB)
- Nomination of Nodal Officer Under RTI ACT (255.11 KB)
- Such Other Information as may be prescribed (44.88 KB)
- Nomination of Transparancy Officer (242.03 KB)
- Nodal Officer for updating the information (425.32 KB)
- Guide on RTI Matter_Circulation_OM No.A-60012-12-2012-RTI Cell 25th April,2012 (1.63 MB)
- Guidelines for handling of RTI application and appeals in Deptt. of HFW_OM dated 16th May, 2012 (172.9 KB)
- Suo motu disclosure on official tours of Minister and other officals (1.5 MB)
- RTI Application format (8 KB)