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Chapter 3 - Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees [Section 4(1)(b)(ii)]


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Name of the Post

Powers and Duties

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Director

The function of the Commissioner/Director are :
1. Field functions  :

  1. Inspection of sub-ordinates offices i.e., RDD, PD, CDPO etc.
  2. Attend meeting like Pubic Accounts committee, Assurance’s committee, Department clearness committee, Project and programme approval committee, Department promotion committee, etc.

2. Administrative functions :

  1. Disciplinary Authority and Appellant Authority under Civil services rules (CCA)
  2. Appointing authority for first and second level Gazetted officers.
  3. Nominates Vigilance Officers and Enquiry Officers and Departmental Officers.
  4. Transfer and posting First and second level officers.
  5. Initiates annual confidential Reports of all Gazetted Officers.
  6. Formulates plan schemes of the Department.

3. Financial Powers :

  1. Excises financial powers of the head of the Department in terms of article 6 of chapter – II of Financial code Volume- I.
  2. Preparation of Budget estimates, Budget controlling authority, Scrutiny of Revenue of Expenditure statement and preparation Number statements etc. 
  3. Excises Financial function under various Codes and Manuals of Government of AP.

4. Jurisdiction :

  1.  Having over all supervision and    control over the entire Department.
  2. Monitor all programmes, Policies laid down by the Government.

2.

Joint Director Administration

 1.Asist the Commission/Director.
2. Functions :

  1.  Over all control over the entire subordinator staff.
  2. Preparation of Seniority List of first and second level Gazetted officer.
  3. Panels of promotion.
  4. Maintenances and custody of annual confidential reports.
  5. Obtain annual confidential reports of the first and second level Gazetted officers from the District collectors.
  6. Overall administration and control of the staff and officers working Commission rate/Directorate.
  7. Ensure prompt action in all court cases relating to service matters.
  8. Cause of action to be initiated for Preparation of  draft service rules acts etc.
  9. Attend meetings convent by PRC Rules committee etc.
  10. Ensure that Rule of reservation for Women is Properly observed by all subordinate offices.
  11. Prompt replies to Legislative Assembly/Parliament Questions and other relative matters.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extension to the entire Department.

4. Accountability :
 Accountable to the Commissioner/Director.

3.

Joint Director
 ( Programmes)

1.    Assist the Commissioner/Director in        implementation of Various Programmes        under taking by the Department
2. Functions :

  1. Formulating new schemes for the welfare of women and children.
  2. Supervision monitoring and guiding subordinate offices in implementation of all schemes by the Department.
  3. Identify the Training needs of the field functionaries.
  4. Review the progress of implementation of the schemes.
  5. Convene Co-Ordination Committee meeting for affective implementation of the Schemes with the officers of other Government Departments.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extension to the entire Department.

4. Accountability :

  1. Accountable to the Commissioner/Director

4.

Deputy Director –I

1. Assist the Joint Director (Programmes) and      Commissioner/Director.
2. Functions:

  1. Responsible for Planning of Nutrition Programmes, preparation of Budget estimate for Nutrition programme.
  2. Evaluation of Nutrition status of children age group 6months to 6 years, Pregnant and lactating mothers.
  3. Suggest remedial measures for correction   of severely and moderate mal-nutrition among children. 
  4. Review of periodical reports and point out deficiencies in implementation of schemes.
  5. Arrange for distribution of Nutrition food for the beneficiaries for ordination of mal-nutrition among children of 6 months to 6 years by 2020 AD. 
  6. Issue of Financial sanctions to the subordinate officers in accordance with the powers delegated by the Director and procedure letdown article 125 of AP financial code volume –I and instruction from Government time to time. 

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extension to the entire Department.

4. Accountability:

  1. Accountable to Joint Director (Programmes)

 

5.

Deputy Director – II

1. Assist the Joint Director (Programmes) and      Commissioner/Director.
2. Functions:

  1. In charge for ICDS Projects in the State Responsible for annual Plans, 5 year plans  and   preparation of Budget estimate for ICDS Projects.
  2. Ensure for proper reimbursement of funds released from the Government of India. 
  3. Purchase of Procurement material for the ICDS Projects as per the needs and norms laid down in this regard.
  4. Tour for minimum period of 10 days in a month.
  5. Supervise the achievements in the field of Pre-school survey and enrollment of children and women in Anganwadi centers.
  6. Arrange to take action for conducting seminars/workshops/Training camps for ICDS functionaries to impart training.
  7. Review the progress of the achievement  of beneficiaries targeted for every financial year and arrange to submit periodical report to the Government. 

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extension to the entire Department wherever the ICDS Projects are being implemented.

4. Accountability:

  1. Accountable to Joint Director (Programmes)

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Deputy Director – III

1. Assist the Joint Director (Programmes) and      Commissioner/Director.
2. Functions:

  1. Over all supervision implementation of the schemes relating to Women and Children.
  2. Ensure better functioning of Women and Children Institutions.
  3. Arrange prompt release of Budget to the Women and Child Welfare Institutions. And watching Progress of expenditure.
  4. Tour for a minimum period of one  month guide the field functionaries for better management of Women and Child Welfare Institutions.
  5. Prompt actions to submit replies to Legislative Assembly Questions, Parliament Questions and Committees of the Legislature and Parliament in respect of Women and Child Welfare Programmes/Schemes. 
  6. Watch over allocation of 15% General Revenues of Zillah Parishads and Mandal Parishads.
  7. To formulate schemes for Welfare  Women and Children  for utilization of the funds earmarked by the Zillah Parishads and Mandal Parishads.
  8. Issue financial sanctions to the sub-ordinates officers and Institutions.

7.

Accounts Officer – I & II

1. Assist the Head of the Department in all Financial Matters.
2. Functions :

  1. Attend fixation of Pay of the Employees of the Department.
  2. Responsible for the Maintenances and disposal of Pension files.
  3. Scrutinize applications for sanction for loans and advances and maintain registers to watch seniority of  applicants.
  4. Prepare number statements  Budget estimates of Revenue and Capital under Plan and Non-plan schemes.
  5. Release Budget under Non-Plan schemes and maintain registers in the Accounts Branch.
  6. Review Monthly expenditure with reference to release of funds.
  7. Prepare Proposals of supplementary grants/Re- appropriations and saving and excesses.
  8. Reconciliation of expenditure figures with Accountant General.
  9. Prepare Performance Budget, Departmental Budget speech in Legislative Assembly.
  10. Maintain full cadre strength  under Non-Plan and Plan.
  11. Responsibility Drawing and Disbursing Officer.
  12. Conduct internal Audit of all Monitory transactions in the Department.
  13. Disposal of audit reports/inspection report and abjection book  items.
  14. Prepare notes Public Accounts Committee matters.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extension to the entire Department wherever the ICDS Projects are being implemented.

4. Accountability:

  1. Accountable to   Director/Commissioner

 

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Assistant Accounts Officer – I & II

1.Assist the Accounts Officer in all Financial Matters.
2. Functions:

  1. Attend Audit review meeting in the Districts.
  2. Inspect sub-ordinate officer in order to insure that proper replies are giving for the long pending audit paras.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extension to the entire Department wherever the ICDS Projects are being implemented.

4. Accountability:

  1. Accountable to Accounts Officers.

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Assistant Directors (5)

1. Assist the Deputy Director.
2. Function:

  1. Incharge of all correspondences relating to supplementary Nutrition, Budget and Expenditure, Scrutiny of Bills of AP foods and APSTC, Audit paras pertain the Nutrition.
  2.   Management of campus.
  3. Press clipping and replies to miscellaneous correspondence.
  4. Review of MPRs, Cabinets subcommittee, Women sub plan.
  5. Incharge of Budget estimate and revised estimates to plan schemes.
  6. Incharge of all Training Programmes of all ICDS Functionaries.
  7. Incharge of Grant in aid schemes giving grant by State Government as well as Government of India.
  8. Incharge of Short Stay Homes, Old age Homes, Day care center, Service for children in need of care and protection, Rehabilitation of Women and distress and National Children fund.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extension to the Directorate

4. Accountability:

  1. Accountable to concerned Deputy Director

 

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Administrative Officer

1. Assist the Deputy Director –II.
2. Function:

  1. Inchagre of ICDS Schemes, Budget estimates, Revised estimates, Releasing sanctions.
  2. Monitoring the various services  rendered by the ICDS Scheme.
  3. Shall tour for 10 days in month.
  4. Incharge of all ICDS Projects.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extension to the entire State  wherever the ICDS Projects are being implemented.

4. Accountability:
Accountable to concerned Deputy Director.

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Superintendents – 18

1. Assist the Director/Commissioner in running the administration.
2. Functions:

  1. Head of the section.
  2. Ministerial assistants to the officers and Director in maintaining records, files, personal registers, etc., with the assistant of Jr.Assistant and Sr. Assistant.
  3. Responsible for accuracy of the notes, drafts and proceeding from the section.
  4.  Periodically inspect the personal registers.
  5. Must maintain stock file and ensure that the delays the replies are minimized.
  6. Responsible for watching periodicals.
  7. Watching the releases of budget and expenditure and ensure that the expenditure does not budget limits.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extension to the entire Section and Directorate/Commissionrate.

4. Accountability:

  1. Accountable to concerned Officer.

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Senior Assistant/
Junior Assistant.

1. Assist the Section Heads.

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Regional Deputy Directors – 6

1. Posts are Supervisory as well as Administrative in Nature.
2. Functions;

  1. Having financial and Administrative powers.
  2. Can take independent decisions.
  3. Shall guide, instruct, supervise and inspect the work of all subordinate officers in the Region.
  4. Inspect Women and Child Welfare programmes in Panchayat  Smithies. 
  5. Tour for minimum period of 15 days in the month cover all the District in her Jurisdiction at least  onces in 3 months.
  6. Shall attend the Zillah Parishat meetings.
  7. Establish and Maintain good working relation ship with Districts Collectors, Chairman Zillah Parishads, Presidents of Panchayat Samithies.
  8. Visit fair number of voluntary organizations in every month.
  9. Initiate confidential reports of District officer through District Collectors and submit the HOD.
  10. Order admission to service home and regional training center in the region.
  11. Effect Transfers of all ministerial staff and field functionaries.
  12. Convene conference of PD every month to review the progress of work in the region.
  13. Conduct detailed annual inspection to all District Officers, Service Homes, etc,.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extends to the entire Zone.

4. Accountability:
Accountable to the Commissioner/Director. 

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Project Director – 23

1. Posts are Supervisory as well as Administrative in District.
2. Functions;

  1. Incharge of all programmes relating to Women including Women institutions, Durga Bai Mahila Sishu Vikas Kendram, Voluntary organizations, Children’s programmes, 33 1/3% reservation to women and implementation of women sub plan etc,.
  2. Shall guide, instruct, supervise and inspect the work of all subordinate officers in the District.
  3. Inspect Women and Child Welfare programmes in Mandals. 
  4. Tour for minimum period of 15 days in the month cover entire District onces in 2 month I-n her Jurisdiction.
  5. Shall attend the Zillah Parishads meetings.
  6. Establish and Maintain good working relation ship with Districts Collectors, Chairman Zillah Parishads, Presidents of MPPS.
  7. Visit fair number of voluntary organizations in every month.
  8. Having financial and Administrative powers.
  9. Convene conference of CDPOs every month to review the progress of work in the region.
  10. Conduct detailed annual inspection to all the Offices, Institutions, etc., in the District.
  11. Supervise the Family counseling centers with regard to fileling of cases with due consent of dowry Prohibition Officer or advisory committee under the provisions of Dowry Prohibition Act 1961.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extends to the entire District.

4. Accountability:
Accountable to the Regional Deputy Director.. 

 

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CDPO – 376 /
ACDPO - 275
APO  -23  

1. Assist the PD.
2.Functions:

  1. Act as the Co-coordinator of the ICDS Schemes at block level.
  2. Incharge of scheme of ICDS, functional illiteracy for alter women.
  3. Supervise and guide the work entire project team.
  4. Undertake filed visits and conduct staff meetings periodically .
  5. Finalize month and yearly budget for each Anganwadi center.
  6. Initiate and guide the Anganwadi Workers in quick survey at project villages to identify children, Pregnant women and nursing mothers
  7. Inspect the registers and records at black Anganwadi level periodically
  8. Make necessary arrangements for  Transportation, storing and distributing various supplies to the Anganwadi centers.
  9. Act as convener or secretary at black level coordination committee. 
  10. Maintain functional liaison with black head quarters, primary health centers, Panchayat Raj institutions , Education setup and voluntary organizations.
  11. Maintain functional relationships between PHC/Sub centers staff and supervisor/Anganwadi workers.
  12. Incur contingency expenditure  for the article required by Anganwadi workers.
  13. Act as Drawing and Disbursing Officer for the ICDS Scheme.
  14. Arrange education programme like Nutrition and Hygiene demonstrations.
  15.  Take necessary measure for Anganwadi workers and Ayahs  recruitment and training .
  16. Tour at least 18 days with 10 night halts in project area.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. CDPO?ACDPO - With in the concerned Project areas.

APO – concerned districts.
4. Accountability:
Accountable to the PD concerned.
 
 

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Women and Child Welfare Officers
State Home – 4
Service Home – 5
Manager Regional Ware House -

1. Supervisory administrative posts in the residential institute
2. Functions :

  1. Head of the Home
  2. Responsible for providing food shelter, clothing to the invites.
  3. Arrange for training to the inmates in different trades keeping view of the ability.

3. Jurisdiction :

  1. Extends to the entire Home

4. Accountability:

  1. Concerned PD in the District.