Detail for clause 4(b) of Chapter II of Right to Information Act 2005 regarding ‘Office of the Chief Operations Manager, North Central Railway is as under :-
1.Particulars, Function and Duties of the organization:
(a)Organization Chart of COM/NCR office is as below:-
Dy. COM (Goods)
(Sri Mansoor Ahmad)
(Sri S. M. Pandey)
(Sri D.C. Mishra)
STM ( Genl. & Rule)
(Sri L. D. Sen)
Dy. COM (Chg.)
(Sri M. Tirky)
(b) Function and Duties of the Officers of Operations branch posted at present is as under :
CHIEF OPERATIONS MANAGER
Chief Operations Manager is the administrative Head of train operations branch in the Zonal railway and reporting to
Railway Board and GM. He is responsible for management of Traffic planning, Freight and Passenger train operation, through the teams headed by Chief Transportation Planning Manager, Chief Freight Transportation Manager and Chief Passenger Transportation Manager. He holds overall managerial responsibility and exercise unlimited control of both passenger and freight in the railway, as a whole. His office ensures compliance of Policies and guidelines laid down by the Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) and are promptly followed and implemented in the system.
CHIEF TRANSPORTATION PLANNING MANAGER
CTPM is the head of planning organization of Operating department. He is responsible for approval of traffic facilities works, infrastructure developmental activities, issuing of RTC, finalization of drawing, transfer and posting of non-gazetted staff and assists COM in disposal of DAR cases of Gr.”C’ staff of the Railway.He co-ordinates with private sectors for setting up of new private railway siding for up coming projects. He also co-ordinates and gives direction to remove bottlenecks and decongest the section. CTPM is also head of Rules section and Man power planning in operations department.
SENIOR TRANSPORTATION MANAGER-PLANNING
Assisting CTPM in planning matter. He handles works related to traffic facility, approval of yard plans, preparation of line capacity statement, Gauge conversion, Doubling , Electrification of section.
SENIOR TRANSPORTATION MANAGER-GEN & RULE
He handles works related to traffic safety and traffic stores. He deals with matters pertaining to review and amendment to General and Subsidiary rules, Accident Manual and Block working Manual. He monitors functions of Zonal Railway Training institute, Divisional Training Centers and up gradation of training facilities for operating category staff. Deals with implementation of rules and recommendations like ones of High Level Committee on disaster Management and Accident Inquiry Report, Railway Safety Review Committee which are pertaining to operating department.
CHIEF FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION MANAGER
Planning and handling of freight loading and unloading on NCR. He coordinates with adjoining railways and Railway Board on day-to-day basis for freight movement. He also co-ordinates and gives direction for inter divisional and inter railway movements. Give suitable orders to divisions and Central Control with regard to restrictions and unloading/loading, plans for better performance of the loading/unloading terminals of the Railways.
DY CHIEF OPERATIONS MANAGER/ GOODS
He assists CFTM in planning, monitoring and co-ordinates freight operations on North Central Railway. Plans freight movement, freight loading and unloading on NCR, Conducts conference with divisions and issue guidance/instructions to controls at division and Headquarter. Monitors daily indents position and supply of wagons under the PTS in force. Issues approvals for diversion/rebooking of rakes on the system, under the rules in force.
He is also Nodal Officer of RTI act for Operating department.
SENIOR TRANSPORTATION MANAGER/GOODS
Assisting CFTM and Dy.COM (Goods)in freight management. Analyses the data and positions received from divisions and monitors daily freight operations through respective divisional controls and central control. Put up important massages/orders received in central control from Divisions/Railway Board for granting approval/permission and orders from higher management. Check implementation of orders in the system of operation.
CHIEF PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION MANAGER
He is the Head of coaching organization and looks after the planning, running and monitoring of movement related to Mail/Express, Passenger andSpecial trains on the entire NCR. He co-ordinates with divisions of NCR , adjoining Railways and Railway Board in connection with the running of passenger trains. He decides the matters pertaining to Time-Tabling, augmentation of coaches in trains, introductions of new trains for which overall guideline issued by Railway Board. He monitors the punctual running of trains, analyses reasons for loss of punctuality and manages running of trains at the time of any accidents/unusual. He is assisted by Dy. Chief Operation Manager-Coaching.
DY CHIEF OPERATIONS MANAGER/ COACHING
He assists CPTM in discharging day to day passenger carrying train operation. He monitors punctual running of trains and also organize the running of special trains. He processes the matter related to time tabling, stoppages of trains and deals with various demands from MPs, M ALs and 0public representatives.
2. POWERS, DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
(a) Duties of the officers are given vide (2) above. Powers pertaining to Stores, Works and General Matters have been prescribed in Schedule of powers.
(b) Powers regarding establishment is prescribed in SOPEST.
(c) The power for discipline and appeal matters are mentioned vide DAR rules 1968.
3. PROCEDURE FOLLOWED IN DECISION MAKING INCLUDING CHANNELS OF SUPERVISION
(a) Works Programme (Traffic Facilities Works)
WP proposals duly vetted by divisional accounts and approved by DRM are received from field units in two categories i.e. under GM’s power (Costing below 1 crore) and at Railway Board’s level(Costing aboveRs.1 Crore).
Works proposals under GM power (Costing below Rs. 1 crore for traffic facility work)
The proposals received from units are scrutinized by CTPM/NCR and after obtaining approval of COM/NCR, the proposals send to CEPD/NCR. CEPD /NCR sends the proposals are put up to GM/NCR by CEPD /NCR for obtaining approval and considering the lump sum budget grant, GM approves the proposals,After the approval of GM, the work features in LAW (List of approved works) book.
Works proposals at Railway Board’s level (Costing above Rs. 1 Crore for traffic facility work)
The proposals received from units are scrutinized by CTPM/NCR and after obtaining approval of COM/NCR, the proposals are senttoCEPD /NCR. CEPD/NCR obtain the approval of GM for inclusion in PWP (Preliminary Works Programme). After approval of GM, the proposal are sent to FA&CAO for obtaining concurrence .AfterFA&CAO’s concurrence, CTPM/NCR sends the proposals to CEPD/NCRfor inclusion in PWP(Preliminary Works Programme). CEPD /NCR then sends the proposals to Railway Board.Railway Board then publishes Pink Book for sanctioned works. On being featured in Law Book / Pink Book , detailed estimate is prepared by field unit and got vetted and sanctioned by competent authority. Mode of executing the work is decided as perSOP/(Works ).
(b) Procurement of office furniture
Requirement of the furniture is put up to COM/NCR.After obtaining administrative approval, it is sent to FA&CAO for finance concurrence. After receiving finance concurrence the indents are send to Store department. Finance concurrence is required if cost of item is above 5000/-, if cost is more than 50000/- requisition is sent to store department after vetting by accounts deptt. If furniture of a particular brand/company is needed, the PAC certificate is also requires to be attached with the requisition. Limit for sanction by PHOD is up to 1 Lakh per year. If the cost of furniture is more than 1 Lakh, approval of SDGM is required. Firm who submits tender of minimum rate is given purchase order for the supply of material.
(C) Procurement of petty materials
As per the financial powers given in SOPGEN the proposal is put up to the concerned officer. After obtaining administrative approval the requisition is prepared and it is sent to Stores department for thesupply of the materials.
(d) Indents for loading
Indenter deposits prescribed amount @ 1500/-j per wagon and Rs.50000/-for allotment of full rake in the goods shed/SS office. The amount is to be deposited where loading will originate. Rakes will be allotted on the basis of priority and date of registration by the Sr. DOMs of the Divisions.
(e) Allotment of coaches and special trains
Normally coaches are required for the purpose of marriage party and other tour parties and special trains for pilgrimage and other purposes . For the allotment of coaches which is required to deposit Rs.50,000/- per coach as registration cum security deposit in the CBS/SM’s office from where the party wants to start the journey. As well Rs.10,00,000/- for booking of 20 rakes train . Office of CPTM obtains clearance for running of coaches over other railways and formal sanction of coaches is communicated to party concerned who prepares special ticket before 48 hrs. of departure. For which he has to deposit prescribed amount in the office of CBS/SS.
4. NORMS SET FOR DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS
The following norms laid down for the discharge of duties
Laid down norms
GM’s MCDO high light to CRB
1st of every month
GM’s MCDOto CRB
Before 10th of every month
COM’s MCDO to MT
As early as possible
Reply to general references
With in 30 days
Monthly Evaluation report to statistic branch
8th for every month
Plant wise, month wise cement loading to Railway Board
10th of every month
10th of every month
5. RULES,REGULALTIONS,INSTRUCTION,MANUALS,RECORDS USED
(a) Circulars and other guidelines issued by RB
(b) General & Subsidiary Rules
(k) Statistical data
(c) Operating manual
(l) Duty list
(d) Accident manual
(e) Law book
(f) Pink book
(o)Line capacity & utilization
(g) Establishment manual
(p) Block working manual
(h) Disaster management
(q) Safety circulars
(i) Safety bulletin
( r) Tenders
6. STATEMENT OF CATEGORIES OF DOCUMENTS HELD
Statements related to:-
7. DETAILS OF ARRANGEMENT OF CONSULTATION/REPRESENTATION OF PUBLIC IN POLICY FORMULATION OR IMPLEMENTATION.
Operating departments dealing is mainly with public, the representationsof public are received by the following ways:-
(b)Consultation with DRUCC, which is held at divisional level, the detailed report, is sent to H Q.
(c)Representation received from MP, MLA, Government officials and public by any mode.
8. STATEMENT OF BOARDS, COUNCILS , COMMITTEES CONSTITUTED AS ITS PART.
9. DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES :
D. C. Mishra
(a) COM Cell
S.Koteshwar Rao (OSD)
Sujeet Kumar Pall
(b) CFTM Cell
Rajesh Kumar Pandey
Chotey Lal (OSD)
Rajesh Kumar (OSD)
Rishi Chandra Sharma
Surendra Singh (OSD)
Mukesh Tiwari (OSD)
Sanjay Singh Raja
Ashish Kumar (OSD)
Sanjai Kr.Singh (OSD)
Pramod Sharma (OSD)
Mohd Shamim Alam
Atul Kumar Srivastava
(c) CPTM Cell
CA to CPTM
B. N. Tripathi
Ashok Kumar Gupta
Manish Kumar Jaiswal (OSD)
Smt. Anita Singh
Manoj Kumar Srivastava
Ranveer Singh (OSD)
Ratibhan Verma (OSD)
Gyan Singh (OSD)
Neelesh Agrawal (OSD)
Jaheer Husain (OSD)
(d) CTPM Cell
Ashok Kumar Singh
TADK/Kumbh Mela Officer
Anil Kumar Pandey
Gajendra Singh (OSD)
Pravven Kumar Tripathi
Smt. Malvika Sinha
Ajai Kumar Mishra
10.BUDGET, PLANS, PROPOSED EXPENDITURES:
This information is available with FA&CAO.
11. PARTICULARS OF CONCESSION RECEIPTS :
12.FACILITIES AVAILABLE FOR OBTAINING INFORMATION :
13.NAME, DESIGNATION, PARTICULARS OF PIO :
Sri S. S. Negi
14.NODAL OFFICER FOR OPERATING DEPARTMENT :
Dy COM /Goods is the Nodal officer for Operating Department.