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Right to Information Act

The Right to Information Act, enacted by the Indian Parliament in 2005, is a powerful tool for promoting transparency, accountability, and citizen participation in governance. This page provides an overview of the Act and its implementation at the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) in India.

– Information under Section 4(1) (b) of the Act. 1.0 About the Act
For details of the RTI Act 2005, please see RTI Act.
2.0 About Organization:
2.1 Name : Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute
2.2 Particulars of Organization
(1) Objective of the Institute:
The main objectives of CNCI are:
1. To spread cancer awareness aiming prevention and control.
2. To promote cancer prevention, cutting edge diagnosis: modern treatment, research, training and education in oncology.
3. To impart post graduation and paramedical education in all branches of oncology.
4. To have collaboration with National and International organizations in prevention, control and cure of cancer.
(2) Brief history of the Institute:
Chittaranjanjan National Cancer Institute , Kolkata is a premier institute located at the heart of the city. This institute has a rich heritage and a glorious past. During that time, with the help and support of DR. B.C.Roy ,an eminent physician and then Chief Minister of West Bengal , the foundation of the present day chittaranjan Cancer Hospital (CCH) was laid. The hospital was formally inaugurated by Prof. Madam J.Curie in January02, 1950 and named after Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das, as a tribute to and in acknowledgement of enormous donation of his land and property for the cause. Initially this was a Cancer treatment centre which gradually expanded its activities in basic and clinical research with the assistance from government funding organizations. This eventually led to the founding of the Chittaranjan National Cancer Research Centre(CNCRC) funded by Government of India in 1957, which was committed to basic research on cancer. The chittaranjan Cancer Hospital and Chittaranjan National Cancer Centre functioned as separate entities in adjacent building until their merger in 1987 and emergence of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) with the objective of serving as a premier Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) for the Eastern Region of the country.
(3) Vision/Mission
Vision: Prevention, control and cure of cancer.
1. Patient care and management.
2. Research, Training and education in oncology and related subjects.
2.3. Organizational Structure:
Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) is an autonomous Institution under administrative control of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India and jointly financed by both Govt. of India and Govt. of West Bengal.
The Society constituted by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India runs the Institute through a Governing body(GB) in accordance with the memorandum of Association. The Union Health Minister is the chairman of GB.
The Rules and Regulations are framed by GB in the form of Recruitment Rules, Academic, Administrative and Financial Bye laws etc.
Download Recruitment Rule for staff (RR.pdf)
Download Revised Recruitment Rules(RR) (Revised Recruitment Rules for various post of CNCI-Kolkata.pdf)
Organizational chart (Organizational_Chart.pdf)
2.4. Service being provided by the Institute:
1. To ensure best possible diagnosis and treatment to the cancer victims.
2. To prevent and control cancer through mass awareness programmes.
3. To improve research in oncology using cutting edge technology.
4. To impart post graduation and paramedical education in all branches of oncology.
2.5. Address of the Institute
Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute
37 S.P.Mukherjee Road, Kolkata-700026
Tel: 91-33-2476-5101/02/04
Fax: 91-33-2475-7606 2.6. Institute Working hours
9.30 A.M to 5 P.M (Monday to Friday)
9.30 A.M to 2.15 P.M (Saturday)
2.7. Council, Board, Committees and other Bodies
• Governing Body –( 21 Members) (governing_body.pdf)
• Standing Finance Committee – (5 Members) (governing_body.pdf)
• Standing Academic & Research Council – (13 Members) (pdf form)
For more details see Memorandum of Association by laws, Rules & Regulation of the Institute.
Service Bye –laws (bye_laws.pdf).
Financial Bye-laws – As per GFR Rule.
Rules and Regulation (rules_and_regulations.pdf).
2.9. Procedure followed in the decision making process-
As per laws of the Institute
3.0. Details of the norms set by the Institute for discharge of its functions-
As per laws of the Institute
3.1. Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records held by it for discharge of functions
As per laws of the Institute
3.2. Directory (telephone numbers and email address) of officers and employees.
Institute Telephone Directory (phone_directory.pdf)
3.3. Budget allocated
Grant received from Government of India in last 2 years
Year Plan Grant(Rs.) Non-Plan Grant(Rs.)
2017-18 96,05,30,000/- 28,45,00,000/-
2018-19 98,59,00,000/- 29,90,00,000/-
3.4. Details in respect of the information available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form:
All relevant information about Institute activities are made available on our website.
3.5. Monthly remuneration received by each of its employees and officers including the system of compensation as provided in the Institute’s regulation:
Pay scales of various cadres of the employees (pay_level.pdf)
3.6. Number of Paying/ free Beds available in the Hospital
i) Total Bed = 202
ii) Paying Bed = 58
iii) Free Bed = 144
iv) ITU Bed = 8
3.7. Hospital Charges for various Investigations and Treatments
3.8. The name, designation and other particulars of the Central Public Information Officer and the Appellate Authority of the Institute:
Dr. Deepa Chakrabarti
Public Information Officer
Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute
37 S.P.Mukherjee Road, Kolkata-700026
Tel: 91-33-2476-5101/02/04
Fax: 91-33-2475-7606
Mobile No. 9830068348
Dr. Jayanta Chakrabarti
Director, First Appellate Authority
Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute
37 S.P.Mukherjee Road, Kolkata-700026
Tel: 91-33-2476-5101/02/04
Fax: 91-33-2475-7606

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