Kindly provide me with the following information under purview of RTI Act 2005. DRDO is having Centre for Acquisition for Research Services (CARS) for partnership with Academic Institution in R&D projects/ programmes/basic research activities. Funding of academic institution for research whose expected outcome was judged to be of use in extent DRDO R& D projects/programmes. Instrumentality was the sponsored research proposal instigated by a DRDO laboratory or vetted by it for direct relevance of research outcome(s).
Director, DMSRDE granted several projects/programmes under CARs of DRDO to various academic institution/University/IITs/private industries etc.
Kindly provide following information
- Name & Designation of Sanctioning Authority for CARS Project in DMSRDE, Kanpur.
- Copy of delegation of financial powers of Director, DMSRDE for sanctioning CARS project.
- Provide details of the CARS projects given by DMSRDE, Kanpur to other research organizations/academic institutions etc for FY 2011-2012 & 2012-2013 in the following format:
SN/ Financial year/CARS Project Title & PDC/Institution getting CARS project/ Sanctioned amount & PDC/ Name & Rank of Investigator
- Number of CARS projects that have been completed up to DMSRDE satisfaction till 28th Feb 2014.
- The details of the equipment purchased by the research service provider and the status of their submitting back to DMSRDE, Kanpur.
- Details of CARS projects given to Dr. Arvind Dixit, VSSD College, Kanpur with details of sanction amount & PDC and names of project team.
- Copy of Contract & Terms & Conditions of CARS projects sanctioned by Director, DMSRDE to Dr. Arvind Dixit, VSSD College, Kanpur.
- Details of items (Chemicals, Glassware, Instruments etc) transferred to Dr. Arvind Dixit, VSSD College, Kanpur from Rubber & Adhesive Division by Dr. D.N. Tripathi, Scientist F and Mr. A.S. Parihar, Scientist D under CARS project sanctioned to Dr. Arvind Dixit ,VSSD College, Kanpur with cost, quantity and date of transfer of items.
- Total cost of items that were transferred /handed over by Mr. A.S. Parihar, Scientist ‘D’, DMSRDE to Dr. Arvind Dixit, VSSD, College, Kanpur under CARS project sanctioned to VSSD College, Kanpur.
- Whether the cost of items handed over by DMSRDE, Kanpur to Dr. Arvind Dixit , VSSD College Kanpur under CARS project was included in sanctioned cost of CARS project. (Yes/No)
The information sought pertains to misuse of official capacity of Dr. Arvind Kumar Saxena, Director, DMSRDE and falls under the ambit of corruption, therefore not exempted u/s (24) of RTI Act 2005.Regards Prabhu Dandriyal
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