Right to Information


SCTIMST, Trivandrum has taken concrete actions to provide information to the citizens of the country in accordance with The Right to Information Act, 2005 (Act). This section of SCTIMST official website alongwith other relevant sections contain information as required to be published under Section 4 (1)(b) of the Act.

Proactive Disclosure
1. Organisation and Function
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1.1Particulars of its organisation, functions and duties [Section 4(1)(b)(i)]Name and address of the OrganizationSree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 011, Kerala, India.
Head of the organizationDirector, SCTIMST
Vision, Mission and Key objectiveswww.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Vision and Mission/

SCTIMST Act/Regulations
Function and dutieswww.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Departments and Divisions/

SCTIMST Act/Regulations
Organization Charthttp://www.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Organisational Structure/
Any other details-the genesis, inception, formation of the department and the HoDs from time to time as well as the committees/ Commissions constituted from time to time have been dealt Institute Body

Governing Body

Academic Committee

Finance Committee

Research Council

Institutional Ethics Committee

Institutional Biosafety Committee

Institutional Animal Ethics Committee

Institutional Committee for Stem Cell Research

Technology Development Committee

Building Committee

Senior Staff Selection Committee

Junior Staff Selection Committee

Internal Complaints Committee on Sexual Harassment of Women in the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal)

Former Presidents

Former Directors
1.2Power and duties of its officers and employees[Section 4(1) (b)(ii)]Powers and duties of officers (administrative, financial and judicial)SCTIMST Act/Regulations
Powers and duties of Officers & Employees
Power and duties of other employeesPowers and duties of Officers & Employees
Rules/ orders under which powers and duty are derived andAs per delegation of powers to GB/Director as per SCTIMST Act/Regulations
Work allocation
1.3Procedure followed in decision making process [Section 4(1)(b)(iii)]Process of decision making Identify key decision making pointsDirector is the Executive Officer of the Institute
Final decision making authorityGoverning Body
Related provisions, acts, rules etc.As per delegation of powers to GB/Director as per SCTIMST Act/Regulations
Time limit for taking a decisions, if any
Channel of supervision and accountabilityhttp://www.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Organisational Structure/
1.4Norms for discharge of functions[Section 4(1)(b)(iv)]Nature of functions/ services offeredPatient care, Academics, Clinical diagnostics, Medical devices and material testing, Library, medical technology development & transfer, Incubator for technologies.
Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery In Biomedical Wing, Accreditation by Cofrac of France for Labs and NABL accreditation for Calibration Services
Process by which these services can be accessed.www.sctimst.ac.in/Contact Us/
Time-limit for achieving the targetswww.sctimst.ac.in
Process of redress of grievances Public Grievance Committee

Employees Grievance Committee

Internal Complaints Committee on Sexual Harassment of Women in the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal)

Special Reservation Cell

1.5Rules, regulations, instructions manual and records for discharging functions[Section 4(1)(b)(v)]Title and nature of the record/ manual /instructionSCTIMST Act, Rules and Regulation, SPCR, PSRC Report
List of Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records.
Acts/ Rules manuals etc. SCTIMST Act/Regulations

Reports, Guidelines, Manuals, Forms, Policies
Transfer policy and transfer ordersTransfer Policy
1.6Categories of documents held by the authority under its control[Section 4(1)(b) (vi)]]Categories of documentsAdministration, Finance, Purchase, patient related, academic, technology transfer available as hard copy.
Custodian of documents/categoriesDirector
1.7Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies constituted as part of the Public Authority [Section 4(1)(b)(viii)]Name of Boards, Council, Committee etc.Statutory & Important Committees
Dates from which constituted
Term/ Tenure
Powers and functions
Whether their meetings are open to the public?No
Whether the minutes of the meetings are open to the public?No
Place where the minutes if open to the public are available?
1.8Directory of officers and employees[Section 4(1) (b) (ix)]Name and designation SCTIMST Email/Phone Directory
Telephone , fax and email IDSCTIMST Email/Phone Directory
1.9Monthly Remuneration received by officers & employees including system of compensation[Section 4(1) (b) (x)]List of employees with Gross monthly remuneration Monthly Remuneration
System of compensation as provided in its regulationsAs Provided in SPCR
1.10Name, designation and other particulars of public information officers[Section 4(1) (b) (xvi)]Name and designation of the public information officer (PIO), Assistant Public Information (s) & Appellate Authoritywww.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Right to Information/#PublicInformationOfficers
Address, telephone numbers and email ID of each designated official.www.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Right to Information/#PublicInformationOfficers
1.11No. Of employees against whom Disciplinary action has been proposed/ taken(Section 4(2))No. of employees against whom disciplinary action has been

Pending for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings
Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings
1.12Programmes to advance understanding of RTI(Section 26)Educational programmesPeriodic trainings are held and executives of Institute participated.
Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmesCPIO/ APIO are encouraged to attend training programs periodically
Training of CPIO/APIOCPIO/ APIO are sent for training
Update & publish guidelines on RTI by the Public Authorities concernedrti.gov.in
1.13Transfer policy and transfer orders[F No. 1/6/2011- IR dt. 15.4.2013]Transfer Policy
2. Budget and Programme
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2.1Budget allocated to each agency including all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursements made etc.[Section 4(1)(b)(xi)]Total Budget for the public authorityBudget estimates for 2020-21

www.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Annual Report/
Budget for each agency and plan & programmesNA
Proposed expenditures
Revised budget for each agency, if anyNA
Report on disbursements made and place where the related reports are availableNA
2.2Foreign and domestic tours(F. No. 1/8/2012- IR dt. 11.9.2012)BudgetAvailable with administration as hard copy
Foreign and domestic Tours by ministries and officials of the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government and above, as well as the heads of the Department.

   a)Places visited

   b)The period of visit

   c)The number of members in the official delegation

   d)Expenditure on the visit
Foreign and Domestic Tours 2019-20
Information related to procurements

a)Notice/tender enquires, and corrigenda if any thereon,

b)Details of the bids awarded comprising the names of the suppliers of goods/ services being procured,

c)The works contracts concluded – in any such combination of the above-and

d)The rate /rates and the total amount at which such procurement or works contract is to be executed.
2.3Manner of execution of subsidy programme[Section 4(i)(b)(xii)]Name of the programme of activityPatient concession scheme in the hospital
Socioeconomic Categorization of Patients
Objective of the programmeTo support the treatment expenses of poor patients
Procedure to avail benefitsThe patient has to produce ration card which shows his/her BPL status. In addition,the following documents may be submitted if available:

(1). Certificate from local body declaring that he/she is not owning a house.

(2). Certificate from local body declarig the size of land owned by the household.

(3). Widow certificate (if there is widow in family).

(4). Medical records of a chronic patient in the family (mentally retarded/physically disabled/cancer patient/HIV afflicted/dialysis patient/bedridden member in household.

(5). SC/ST certificate and proof of no earning member in family.BPL Patients/bystander is subject to interview by medico-social worker in order to arrive at the right classification.
Duration of the programme/ schemeScheme is operational throughout the year
Physical and financial targets of the programmeDepending on the financial status of the institute,the amount of subsidy is decided by the govering body of the institute.
Nature/ scale of subsidy /amount allottedSubsidy amount is met entirely out of hospital revenue
Eligibility criteria for grant of subsidyBased on socio-economic classification of patients into A,B and D categories.
Details of beneficiaries of subsidy programme (number, profile etc) In the month of December 2019,a total of 576 patients availed the benefits of subsidy scheme.(A-16, B1-19, B-526, C-15)
2.4Discretionary and non-discretionary grants [F. No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]Discretionary and non-discretionary grants/ allocations to State Govt./ NGOs/other institutionsNA
Annual accounts of all legal entities who are provided grants by public authorities NA
2.5Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits of authorizations granted by the public authority[Section 4(1) (b) (xiii)]Concessions, permits or authorizations granted by public authorityPatient concession scheme in the hospital
Socioeconomic Categorization of Patients
For each concessions, permit or authorization granted

a) Eligibility criteria

b) Procedure for getting the concession/ grant and/ or permits of authorizations

c) Name and address of the recipients given concessions/ permits or authorisations

d) Date of award of concessions /permits of authorizations N.A.
2.6CAG & PAC paras [F No. 1/6/2011- IR dt. 15.4.2013]CAG and PAC paras and the action taken reports (ATRs) after these have been laid on the table of both houses of the parliament. Separate Audit Report and action taken report - 2018-19

www.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Annual Report/
3. Publicity Band Public interface
Sl. NoItemDetails of disclosureRemarks/Reference Points
3.1Particulars for any arrangement for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of policy or implementation there of [Section 4(1)(b)(vii)][F No 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]]Arrangement for consultations with or representation by the members of the public

(i) Relevant Acts, Rules, Forms and other documents which are normally accessed by citizens
Arrangements for consultation with or representation by

a) Members of the public in policy formulation/ policy implementation

b) Day & time allotted for visitors

c) Contact details of Information & Facilitation Counter (IFC) to provide publications frequently sought by RTI applicants
Public- private partnerships (PPP)

(i) Details of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), if any
(ii) Detailed project reports (DPRs)
(iii) Concession agreements.
((iv) Operation and maintenance manuals
(v) Other documents generated as part of the implementation of the PPP
(vi) Information relating to fees, tolls, or the other kinds of revenues that may be collected under authorisation from the government)Fees Structure - Academic Courses - 2019-20
(vii) Information relating to outputs and outcomesNA
(viii) The process of the selection of the private sector party (concessionaire etc.)NA
(ix) All payment made under the PPP project
3.2Are the details of policies / decisions, which affect public, informed to them[Section 4(1) (c)]Publish all relevant facts while formulating important policies or announcing decisions which affect public to make the process more interactive;

Policy decisions/ legislations taken in the previous one year
Outline the Public consultation processNA
Outline the arrangement for consultation before formulation of policyNA
3.3Dissemination of information widely and in such form and manner which is easily accessible to the public [Section 4(3)]Use of the most effective means of communication

(i) Internet (website)


www.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Organisation/Hospital Wing/

www.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Organisation/BioMedical Technology Wing/

www.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Organisation/AMCHSS/

www.sctimst.ac.in/Academic and Research/

www.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Organisation/BioMedical Technology Wing/Technical Research Center/

www.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Organisation/BioMedical Technology Wing/Industry Institute Partnership Cell/


3.4Form of accessibility of information manual/ handbook [Section 4(1)(b)]Information manual/handbook available in

   (i) Electronic format
www.sctimst.ac.in/Academic and Research/Academic/Guidelines, Manuals, Forms/
   (ii) Printed formatYes
3.5Whether information manual/ handbook available free of cost or not [Section 4(1)(b)]List of materials available

   (i) Free of cost
Academic and medical device testing information
   (ii) At a reasonable cost of the mediumNA
4. E. Governance
24 hours
Sl. NoItemDetails of disclosureRemarks/Reference Points
4.1Language in which Information Manual/Handbook Available [F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.4.2013](i) EnglishYes
(ii) Vernacular/ Local LanguageNil
4.2When was the information Manual/Handbook last updated? [F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt 15.4.2013]Last date of Annual updationAcademic information every year.
4.3Information available in electronic form[Section 4(1)(b)(xiv)](i) Details of information available in electronic formAll information available on web site
(ii) Name/ title of the document/record/ other informationGeneral Information
Patients Portal
Customer Service Portal
Blood Donors Portal
(iii) Location where availableWebsite
4.4Particulars of facilities available to citizen for obtaining information [Section 4(1)(b)(xv)](i) Name & location of the facultyFrom web site and Library
(ii)Details of information made availableGeneral Information
Patients Portal
Customer Service Portal
Blood Donors Portal
(iii) Working hours of the facility
(iv) Contact person & contact details (Phone, fax email)0471-2443152, sct@sctimst.ac.in
4.5Such other information as may be prescribed under section 4(i) (b)(xvii)(i) Grievance redressal mechanismPublic Grievance Committee
(ii) Details of applications received under RTI and information provided
(iii) List of completed schemes/ projects/ Programmeswww.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Annual Report/
(iv) List of schemes/ projects/ programme underwaywww.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Annual Report/
(v) Details of all contracts entered into including name of the contractor, amount of contract and period of completion of contractContract - 2019-20
Purchase Orders - 2019-20
Annual Maintenance Contract - 2019-20
(vi) Annual Reportwww.sctimst.ac.in/About SCTIMST/Annual Report/
(vii) Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)www.sctimst.ac.in/Public Health Education
(viii) Any other information such as
a) Citizen’s Charter
b) Result Framework Document (RFD)
c) Six monthly reports on the
d) Performance against the benchmarks set in the Citizen’s Charter
4.6Receipt & Disposal of RTI applications & appeals [F.No 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013](i) Details of applications received and disposedRTI Quarterly Returns - 2019-20(January-March)
(ii) Details of appeals received and orders issuedIn CIC web site uploaded.
4.7Replies to questions asked in the parliament[Section 4(1)(d)(2)]Details of questions asked and replies given
5. Information as may be prescribed
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5.1Such other information as may be prescribed [F.No. 1/2/2016-IR dt. 17.8.2016, F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.4.2013](i) Name & details of

   (a) Current CPIOs & FAAs

   (b) Earlier CPIO & FAAs from 1.1.2015
(ii) Details of third party audit of voluntary disclosure

   (a) Dates of audit carried out

   (b) Report of the audit carried out
(iii) Appointment of Nodal Officers not below the rank of Joint Secretary/ Additional HoD

   (a) Date of appointment

   (b) Name & Designation of the officers
(iv) Consultancy committee of key stake holders for advice on suo-motu disclosure

   (a) Dates from which constituted

   (b) Name & Designation of the officers
(v) Committee of PIOs/FAAs with rich experience in RTI to identify frequently sought information under RTI

   (a) Dates from which constituted

   (b) Name & Designation of the Officers
6. Information Disclosed on own Initiative
Sl. NoItemDetails of disclosureRemarks/Reference Points
6.1Item / information disclosed so that public have minimum resort to use of RTI Act to obtain information
6.2Guidelines for Indian Government Websites (GIGW) is followed (released in February, 2009 and included in the Central Secretariat Manual of Office Procedures (CSMOP) by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions, Govt. Of India)(i) Whether STQC certification obtained and its validity.

(ii) Does the website show the certificate on the Website?
Public Information Officers

The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers given below.

1.   Dr. Bejoy Thomas
First Appellate Authority
Professor and Head,
Department of Imaging Science and Interventional Radiology(IS&IR)
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Medical College P.O.
Land Phone: 0471-2524227(O); Mob: 9447719481
Email -
2.   Dr. Prabha D.Nair
Transparency Officer
Scientist G(Sr.Grade), Head,
Department of Applied Biology
BMT Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Satelmond Palace, Poojappura,
Phone: 2520242
Email -
3.    Dr. Maya Nandkumar A.
Central Public Information Officer
Scientist G, Division of Microbial Technology
BMT Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Satelmond Palace, Poojappura,
Phone: (2520)260(O) 0471-2914057 (R) 09446559543
Email -
4.   Dr. Santhosh Kumar B.
Central Asst. Public Information Officer
(Academic Affairs)
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Medical College P.O.
Phone: 0471-2524150
Email -
5.   Sri. Sivaprasad R.
Central Asst. Public Information Officer
(Patient Information)
Senior Medical Records Officer
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Medical College P.O.
Phone: 0471-2524415
Email -
6.   Sri. S. Balram
Central Asst. Public Information Officer
Scientist G, Technology Business Division,
BMT Wing
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Phone: 0471-2340801
Email -
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