Manual Showing Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees of AYJNIHH

Manual Showing Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees of
Ali Yavar Jung National Institute For The Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai

An autonomous Institute under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,
Government of India, New Delhi.

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This manual may be called "Manual Showing Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees of Ali Yavar Jung National Institute For The Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai".

These powers and duties extend to the whole of the National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai and its employees including the staff in the Regional Centres of the Institute.

The Powers and Duties of the Officers and Employees have been derived by virtue of the delegated powers assigned to the Director by the Executive Council of the Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai.

The Powers and Duties of the Officers and Employees have been further re-delegated by the Executive Council of the Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai to Deputy Director (Technical), Deputy Director (Administration), Accounts Officer and Assistant Directors of Regional Centres of Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped established at Northern Regional Centre, New Delhi, Eastern Regional Centre, Kolkata, Southern Regional Centre, Secunderabad and Training Centre for the Teachers of the Deaf, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa.

The powers and duties of the Principal (In charge) of the Training Centre for the Adult Deaf functioning in the re-located Boys Town premises Jahanuma, Hyderabad have been re-delegated to the Principal In charge in view of transfer of administrative control of TCAD, Hyderabad to AYJNIHH, Mumbai w.e.f. 22/10/2002.

The delegations of powers and duties have been made as per provisions contained in GFR wherever applicable (Delegation of Financial Power Rules).

The Institute an autonomous apex body registered under the Society’s registration act 1860, having its registration No.S/12840, 1982 (Delhi) functioning under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi has its Memorandum of Article of Association and Rules and Regulations and Bye-laws deriving specific powers, duties and responsibilities based on which the delegated powers and duties have been assigned to its Officers and Employees.

The delegated powers of the Director AYJNIHH, Mumbai as Head of the Institution have been approved and authorized by the Executive Council, the Administrative body of the Institute.

The duties and responsibilities of the Officers and Employees have been specifically laid down by the Executive Council where the hierarchal provisions of functioning of an Institute having service oriented activities along with manpower development, socio-economic rehabilitation, outreach and extension services and Information & Documentation as major activities of the Institute. The following are the Departments & Sections that carry out specific programmes and activities and duties and responsibilities have been assigned to the concerned Departments/Sections as under:

  1. Department of Audiology
  2. Department of Speech Language Pathology
  3. Department of Psychology
  4. Department of Education
  5. Department of Material Development
  6. Department of Socio-Economic Rehabilitation
  7. Department of Outreach and Extension Services
  8. Department of Information & Documentation
  9. Department of Administration

The Deputy Director (Technical) controls the overall functionary of the technical departments under the supervision of the Director. The Deputy Director (Administration) supervises the administrative sections viz. Accounts Section, Stores Section, Establishment Section, NGO and Maintenance Cell.

The Academic Cell with overall liaison work for the Man power development and training with various Universities, to which the Institute has affiliation for the Post-graduate and Graduate level courses and RCI for the Diploma level courses functions under the Deputy Director (Technical) for providing admission to courses, conduct examinations, issue of certificates.

The Academic Cell conducts examination for the courses run by NGOs throughout the country under the RCI affiliation and declares results on behalf of RCI.

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