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Mandatory information under-RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT 2005
Monthly Report under RTI Act-2005 Chapter 25(2) & (3)
17 Points information under Clause 4(1)B


Monthly Report under RTI Act-2005 Chapter 25(2) & (3)

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17 Points information under Clause 4 (1) B

1. About  Organization
2. Power & Duties
3. Decision Making Process
4. Office Norms
5. Office Manuals / Rules
6. Available Documents
7. Public Participations
8. Advisory Bodies
9. Directory
10. Remuneration
11. Budget
12. Subsidy Programme
13. Beneficiaries
14. Information in Electronic   Form
15. Facilities for Citizens
16. Public Information Officers
17. Proactive Disclosure

1.About Us

The Dairy Development Department was set up in 1958 with the following objectives:

1) To develop the traditional skills of rural people in the field of Animal Husbandry and Dairying as an allied activity to Agriculture.

2) To establish Dairy Societies etc at Village, Taluka and District level.

3) To strengthen Co-operative dairies and unions for making them competent to deal in milk business by giving incentive to milk production in cooperative sector.

4) To implement programmes for making dairying viable in Government Sector.

5) To maintain milk production at constant level by proper planning.

6) To supply cheap and pure milk to city dwellers around the year

Under Dairy Development Department there are Processing Dairies where milk is received, processed and distributed to the consumers or sent to Metropolitan Dairies for further processing and sale to the consumers.  The particulars of which are given in Annexure-I.

Chilling Centres;

To collect milk from the Primary Cooperative Societies at the village level there are  chilling  centres. They are basically meant to procure milk from the Cooperative Societies. It is chilled and sent for processing to the processing Dairies.  The chilling centre is main link between Primary Co-operative Societies and Dairy.

Milk Powder Plants

The Government has given assurance to procure all the milk of the producers, some quantity of milk is always surplus, milk being perishable commodity, it has to be disposed off immediately.  To convert surplus milk into Skimmed Milk Powder and White Butter, four Powder Plants have been setup.  The particulars of the same are given below:

Place of Powder Plant                           Capacity/day

Miraj                                                    20 M.T.

Akola                                                   15 M.T.

Udgir                                                    10 M.T.

Nagpur                                                 05 M.T.


Apart from this, milk handling units, the following farms were setup for up keeping of animals etc.

Aarey Milk Colony

Aarey Milk Colony was setup in 1949 by acquiring area of 3160 acres.  The main purpose of Aarey Milk colony was to shift animals from the city of Mumbai and resettle the same in Aarey Milk Colony for providing clean milk to the citizens.  There are  about 16000 animals in Tables, managed by Private persons.  Government charges License Fee for animals from Cattle owners and also charges for water supply, electricity charges, paragrass plots given to them.

The management of colony is looked after by a Senior Officer who is called Chief Executive Officer.

Dairy Project, Dapchari

Dapchari Project was setup in 1960 with the purpose of shifting animals from Mumbai suburban District.  For this purpose land measuring 2677 hectors was acquired on Mumbai Ahmadabad National Highway.  The cattle owners of Mumbai Suburban District did not go there, therefore, the original object of the project was changed.  At present the scheme of Agriculture Farm Units under which cattle shed for animals and place for residential quarters is given to the cattle owners.  Similarly, the project for producing cattle of high progeny was  undertaken.  Programme of Artificial Insemination was undertaken. Fodder development, calf rearing etc. were also undertaken. Later on these schemes were discontinued.

Project Officer, Dairy Project, Dapchari looks after management.

Cattle Rearing Farm, Palghar

Palghar centre was established in 1951 for the purpose of keeping dry buffaloes from Mumbai and also for providing dry fodder to the villages.  For this purpose total land of 1432 Hectors was acquired.  Schemes like Dry fodder etc. have been discontinued.  At present only natural grass production is undertaken.

Manager, Palghar Farm  is in charge of the Centre.

Dairy Science Institute, Aarey

The Dairy Science Institute was established in 1960 for providing manpower having  sound technical knowledge to the Dairy Industry.  For this purpose diploma of two years duration is run by the Institute.  The yearly capacity is 40 students.  The course is now undertaken through Maharashtra Animal and Fisheries University, Nagpur.  Students  who have passed  are working in Government and Private Dairies.  Some students have also gone  Abroad for service.

Principal Dairy Science Institute, Aarey is the Head of the Institute.

Cattle market, Goregaon

To facilitate induction of new animals at Mumbai, a cattle market has been setup at Goregaon near the Railway Station.  The cattle brought for sale  from other States are given accommodation on temporary basis in the market.  They are charged fee per animal per day till they keep the animals in the market.

Production of Milk and Milk products

At present Milk and Milk products i.e. Energee, Lassi, Masala Milk, Long Life Cow Milk, Shrikhand, Amrakhand, Ghee, Dahi etc. are produced.

The milk and milk products are sold through Aarey Sarita/ milk booths

Cattle Control Act 1976

Cattle Control Act 1976 was passed with the object of having control on keeping of animals and transport of same in Mumbai city.  As per this act any person desiring to keep animals for personal use or commercial use  has to take license from the Controller of Cattle.  Keeping the animals without license is an offense. Later on the Act was extended in other Cities.  The Act is now applicable in Nagpur, Amaravati, Aurangabad, Nashik, Solapur, Sangli, Pune, Thane, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Kalyan-Dombivali, Nanded, New Mumbai in Municipal Corporations, Mumbai.

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2.Power & Duties

DAIRY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE

Dairy Development Commissioner

As the head of the Department, all the Administrative and Financial Powers are exercised by him. In addition supervision over all Officers of Dairy Development Department.  Appointing authority for Class III and Class-IV employees. Advising Government about policy matters regarding Dairy.

The following officers are assisting the  Dairy Development Commissioner

 

a)       Asst. Dairy Development Commissioner (Material)

To assist Additional Dairy Development Commissioner in Purchasing Dairy material etc. To settle audit paras raised by the Resident Audit Officers, Court Cases in this regard.

 

b)          Personal Assistant

To assist the Dairy Development Commissioner by keeping up to date information of Procurement, Distribution, Conversion and other information related to milk processing.  Keeping up-to-date record of Visitors and collect information required by Dairy Development Commissioner .

To assist Dairy Development Commissioner, 5 posts of Dy. Dairy Development Commissioners have been created are as follows :

c)       Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (Administration)

To assist Dairy Development Commissioner in all administrative matters. To handle all court cases, Departmental inquiries, Service matters of Officers/employees, Seniority Lists, Confidential Reports, To prepare proposals for continuation of temporary posts. To keep overall control on the Staff working the Dairy Development Commissioner’s office.

To assist the Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (Administration) following posts are created :

i)       Asst. Dairy Development Commissioner  (Admn)

To assist the Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (Admn.) in all administrative matters.  To maintain service record of  Officers, Class-III and Class-IV Staff,

ii)      Asst. Dairy Development Commissioner (General)

To assist Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (Administration) in administration matters especially to control  Registry branch, purchase of material i.e. stationery etc., To control  Inward-outward work in the section, to keep record of Dead Stock Registers i.e. Computers, tables, chairs, and other Office material.  To  have control on Class-IV employees.

d)      Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (Financial Adviser)

Responsible for Budget matters.  Keeping watch over expenditure, to prepare 4/ 8 monthly and annual  budget proposals, to prepare replies of PAC and CAG paras.

To assist the Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (Financial Adviser) following posts are created :

i)       Asst Dairy Development Commissioner (Internal Audit)

To look after all the work of Audit paras.  He is conducting and supervising Internal Audit Wing.

ii)          Accounts Officer

To assist Asset. Dairy Development Commissioner (Internal Audit).  To look  after all the audit work of Mumbai Region.

iii)          Budget Officer

He is responsible for preparation of annual budget and to assist Financial Adviser in budgetary matters..

iv)      Asst. Dairy Development Commissioner (Accounts)

To prepare Pay bills of Officers and staff members working in Dairy Development Commissioner’s office. To maintain Service Books of Officers and employees in Dairy Development Commissioner’s office.

v)          Reconciliation Officer

To assist Budget Officer in the budgetary matter. To look after  reconciliation work of Dairy Development Commissioner's office.

e)       Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (Production and Procurement)

He is responsible for Planning matters regarding Processing of milk and its disposal.  Keeping liaison with procurement section for ensuring additional quantity for processing, preparing proposals for fixing procurement price of milk  from time to time.  To look into the grievances of Societies, Sanghs. To examine proposals for handing over Dairy/chilling centres to Sanghs.

To assist the Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (P and P) the following posts are created

i)       Dairy Manager (Head Quarter)

To prepare proposals for new Schemes and submit it to Dairy Development Commissioner through Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (P &P), To prepare KFA report, To look all the work relating  to Cooperative Societies, Sanghs and their grievances, To look  after the work of IDDP programmes, and other new schemes sanctioned by the Central and State Governments i.e. Clean Milk Production etc.. To prepare Five Year Plan proposals.

ii)      Land Survey Officer

To assist the Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (P& P) in giving the up-to-date information of Land.  To look  after all the work pertaining to land in the Dairy Development Department. To keep up to date record of Land and to survey the land and submit the report to Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (P& P) for necessary action.

f)       Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner ( Processing & Distribution)

He is responsible for planning of  distribution of milk and milk products.  Preparing proposals for fixing sale price of milk and milk products from time to time.  Keeping liaison with the Dairies and Powder Plants.  Deal with Transport matters, dispute arising of the transport contractors.  To prepare the proposals for  disposal  of surplus milk only Bulk sale, conversion on Milk in to Skimmed Milk Powder and White Butter and its sale. To take steps to control adulteration of milk. To  give surprise visits to Government Milk Booths, Aarey Saritas etc.  and to look after all the working related to milk distribution.

To assist the Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (P & D) the following posts are created

i)       Asst. Dairy Development Commissioner (Quality Control)

To deal with matters relating to adulteration of milk. To check the milk for quality i.e. fat and SNF.  To look after all the work of Milk & Milk Products Order 1992. To prepare proposals for taking action against the Societies, Sanghs registered under MMPO 1992. To give suggestions for improving the quality and quantity of milk, new schemes for increasing sale of milk and milk products.

g)      Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (Dairy Engineering)

He is responsible for  maintenance of plant and machineries in various dairies, chilling centres.  To attend to work relating  to maintenance of plants and machinery at the State level.  To give technical advice to Addl. Dairy Development Commissioner and Dairy Development Commissioner in the matters relating to procurement of Plants and Machinery, energy saving  devices etc.

To assist the Dy. Dairy Development Commissioner (Dairying Engineering) following posts are created :

i)       Dairy Engineer

To prepare the proposals for technical matters.  To maintain the machinery in the Dairy and allied dairies, chilling centres etc. To prepare proposals for purchase of new Machinery in the Dairy.

ii)      Dy. Engineer

To assist the Dairy Engineer in technical matters. To prepare proposals of repairs and maintenance of plants and machineries and submit it to Dairy Engineer.

h)          Public Relation Officer

He is like a spokesman of the Department.  He has to entertain  the queries for seeking information about the working of the Department.  Work relating to public grievances is also handled by him.  Coordination of legislative questions etc.

i)       Chief Vigilance Officer

He is responsible for  matters relating to security in the various Units of the Department especially in the Units handling milk.  He has to investigate into the allegations against the Officers/staff members of the Department and submit report to Dairy Development Commissioner.  To have proper control over security personnel and also working of the units .  Surprise visits are undertaken by him.

To assist the Chief Vigilance Officer following posts are created.

i)       Dy. Vigilance Officer

To inquire into the complaints received from the Staff, Corruption cases, etc. and submit the report to Chief Vigilance Officer.  To give surprise visit to Dairy Units  handling  the milk and investigate the matter and submit the report.  To check the Milk Vehicles, surprise visit to Milk Centres,

j)       Joint Registrar Co-operative Societies (Dairy)

To supervise, guide and control the working of Co-operative Dairy Societies.  To undertake visits and inspections of Dairy cooperatives.  To inquire into the complaints about their working.  To consider their financial requirements and recommend their cases to the Financing agencies.  To prepare proposal for Financial Assistance to the societies as per budget provision under the Plan Schemes.  To issue policy directions for the effective and smooth functioning and working of Co-op Society.  To arrange for their timely audit.

To assist the Joint Registrar Cooperative Societies (Dairy) the following posts are created

i)       Dy. Registrar Co-operative Societies

To assist the Joint Registrar in issuing policy directions, investigating the complaints of Dairy Cooperative Societies, to arrange their timely audit and other related work of Cooperative Societies.

REGIONAL LEVEL

Regional Dairy Development Officer

As a head of the Region, he has to  keep close supervision over procurement, disposal and distribution of milk in the Region.  Assuring timely payment to the Milk Producers.  Over all control on the working of Offices & Dairy Units in the  Region.

To assist the Regional Dairy Development Officer, the following posts are created.

i)          Regional Dairy Engineer

To assist the Regional Dairy Development Officer in technical matters,  to keep close watch on the work of maintenance and repairs of machineries in the dairies and chilling centres in the region.

ii)      Dy. Engineer

To assist the Dairy Engineer in technical matters.  To prepare proposals of repairs and maintenance of plants and machineries and submit it to Dairy Engineer.

iii)          Senior Administrative Officer

To assist the Regional Dairy Development Officer in all administrative matters.  To prepare proposals of Departmental inquiries, promotion cases, transfers of the staff, to look all the administration work of Region.

iv)      Asst. Dairy Development Officer

To assist the Regional Dairy Development Officer in Processing, Distribution of milk.  To pay to visit the various dairies and chilling centres for supply of milk to consumers if good quality.  Submit the report to Regional Dairy Development Officer for necessary action.

v)       Dy. Registrar

To assist the Regional Dairy Development Officer in issuing policy directions, investigating the complaints of Dairy Co-operative Societies, to arrange their timely audit and other related work of Cooperative Societies.

vi)          Accounts Officer

To prepare Pay bills of Officers and staff members working in Regional Dairy Development Officer’s office. To maintain Service Books of Officers and employees in Regional Dairy Development Officer’s office.

vii)          Accounts Officer (Internal Audit)

To look after all the work of Audit paras.  He is conducting and supervising Internal Audit of the Region.

DISTRICT   LEVEL

District Dairy Development Officer

To register the Primary Cooperative Societies, keep liaison with Co-operative Societies for  insuring procurement, distribution, payment to societies etc.  To conduct inspection of the Units which are registered under Milk and Milk Products Order 1992.   To assist the District Dairy Development Officer, following posts are created.

i)       Asst. Dairy Development Officer

To assist the District Dairy Development Officer in inspection of the Societies, their procurement, distribution, payments etc.

ii)      Asst. Registrar

To attend work relating to registration of Dairy Co-op Society. To assist the Dy. Registrar in issuing policy directions, investigating the complaints of Dairy Co-operative Societies, to arrange their timely audit and other related work of Co-operative Societies.

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DAIRY SETUP

General Manager

In a Dairy handling more than 50,000 litres of milk per day, post of General Manager is created.  At present at the following places there are posts of General Manager.

General Manager, Greater Mumbai Milk Scheme

As a head of the Scheme to keep close supervision on the working of Dairies i.e. Procurement, distribution, payment to the Dairy Societies, All Administration work, to give surprise visits to Dairies for improving the working of the Dairies. All the powers of Regional Head are given to him.

General Manager, Government Milk Scheme, Pune, Ahmednagar, Akola, Udgir, Nagpur, Dhule.

As a head of the Dairy all the work pertaining to Dairy i.e. Procurement, Distribution, conversion, disposal of milk coming from various places,  grievances of the Societies, Staff members and other administration work of the dairy. To keep watch on the working of Officers working in the Dairy, to see the all technical work.

To assist the General Manager, following posts are created.

i)       Dairy Manager

To keep a close watch on working of the Dairy, to guide the officers who are working in the dairy, to give surprise visit to Milk Distribution Centres, Aarey Sarita Centres, to supervise the working of the technical staff, keep the Dairy in good condition, to ensure supply of  good quality milk to the consumers, to watch the tankers arrived from the other places.

ii)      Dy. Dairy Manager

To assist the Dairy Manager in Milk procurement, Distribution, Disposal of surplus milk, conversion and other related work of Dairy.

iii)     Milk Procurement & Distribution Officer

To assist the Dairy Manager in Milk  Distribution, and also the Milk & Milk Products sale on various Milk Distribution Centres, Aarey Saritas, Institutions etc.  To give surprise visits to Milk Centres, Aarey Saritas etc. for smooth functioning the milk distribution.

Dairy Manager

Dairy handling up to 50,000 litres of milk per day, post of Dairy  Manager is created.

To keep the close watch on working of the Dairy, to guide the officers who are working the dairy, to give the surprise visit to Milk Distribution Centres, Aarey Saritas, to see the working of the technical persons and keep the Dairy in good condition, to ensure supply of good quality milk to the consumers, to watch the tankers arrived from the other places. To assist Dairy Manager following posts are created.

i)          Accounts Officer,

To prepare Pay bills of Officers and staff members working in Dairy. To maintain Service Books of Officers and employees, to keep account of receipt and payments.

Technical Staff, like shift Manager, Dairy Supervisor, Quality Control Officer etc.

To assist the Dairy Manager in technical matters. To maintain day-to-day record of milk arrival, dispatch, distribution etc.

Clerical Staff

Superintendent

This is Class-III post.  To submit the cases to Superiors. He is not taking any independent decision.

Head Clerk

This is Class-III post.  To submit the cases to Superiors. He is not taking any independent decision.

Clerk

This is Class-III post.  To submit the cases to Superiors. He is not taking any independent decision.

Peon

To work as directed by the Officers, clerical staff.

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Chilling Centres Set up

Centre In charge,

To keep a close watch on working of the Centre, to guide the staff  working  in the Centre, to supply the good quality milk to the processing dairies, to watch the tankers arrived from the Societies.

Asst. Quality Control Officer

He is responsible for quality of milk which is accepted and send the same to other places.

Dairy  Supervisor,

To keep close watch on the working of Chilling Centre.

Dairy Chemist

He has to check the milk quantity accepted in Chilling Centre in quality and quantity and report to Chilling Centre In charge.

Farm Level Set up

Dairy Project Dapchari

Project Officer,

The management is looked after by Senior Officer who is called Project Officer. As an In charge of the Project he has to keep close watch on the working of the Project.  Following Officers are assisting him.

i)          Agriculture Officers

To keep supervision on the workers working in the field.  To give surprise visit  to various farms and report to Project Officer. Prepare plan for disposal of Grass plantation of trees etc,

ii)          Accounts Officer

To prepare Pay bills of Officers and staff members working in Farm. To maintain Service Books of Officers and employees in Farms.

Cattle Rearing Farm Palghar

Manager, Palghar Farm

In charge of this farm is called as Manager.  As an In charge of the Farm he has to keep close watch on the working of the Farm. Following Officers are assisting him.

i)          Agriculture Officer,

To keep supervision on the workers working in the field.  To give surprise visit to various farms and report to Manager.

ii)      Farm Supervisor

To supervise the working of the Farm and report to Manager.

Cattle Control  Act 1976

Controller of Cattle,

Responsible for implementation of Cattle Control act. Over all In charge of the Controller of cattle, he has to keep close watch on the working of the staff working under him.  To guide the Officers  in giving License to cattle owners.  He also looks after Cattle Market, Goregaon.  To assist him following posts are created.

i)          Licensing Officer,

To assist the Office of Controller of Cattle in giving Licenses to cattle owners. To give surprise visit to tabelas, check the number of animals in the tables, if found without license to report the Controller of Cattle for further action.

Aarey Milk Colony

Chief Executive Officer

Over all In charge of the Aarey Milk Colony, he has to keep close watch on the working of Aarey Colony.  The following Officers are assisting  him.

i)          Animal Husbandry Officer

He is responsible for animal husbandry work.  To given surprise visits to tables for animal Husbandry work. To report to Chief Executive Officer in case of any breach by Tabela owner.

ii)          Agriculture Officer,

He is responsible of agriculture work.  To give surprise visits to field.  Submit reports for selling paragrass, by calling tenders for the same to Chief Executive Officer.  To keep watch on the working of the workers working in the field. Maintenance of trees and  plan for plantation of new plants, check encroachment on farm land.

Accounts Officer,

To prepare Pay bills of Officers and staff members working in Farm. To maintain Service Books of Officers and employees in Farms.

Clerical Staff

Superintendent

This is Class-III post.  To submit the cases to Superiors. He is not taking any independent decision.

Head Clerk

This is Class-III post.  To submit the cases to Superiors. He is not taking any independent decision.

Clerk

This is Class-III post.  To submit the cases to Superiors. He is not taking any independent decision.

Peon

To work as directed by the Officers, clerical staff.

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