THE CENTRAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN MEDICINE
(GENERAL) REGULATIONS, 1976
In exercise of the powers conferred by clauses(b) to (g) of section 36 of the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 (48 of 1970), the Central Council of Indian Medicine with the previous sanction of the Central Government, hereby makes the following regulations, namely:-
1. Short title
These regulations may be called the Central Council of Indian Medicine (General) Regulations, 1976.
In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,
(a) "Act" means the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970, (48 of 1970);
(b) "Employees" means persons employed by the Central Council under clause (b) of section 12 to carry out the purposes of the Act;
(c) "Executive Committee" means a committee constituted by the Central Council under section 10 of the Act;
(d) "Member" means a member elected under clause (a) or (b), or nominated under clause (c), of sub-section(1) of section 3 of the Act;
(e) "President" means the President of the Central Council elected under Sub-section (2) of section 3 of the Act.
(f) "Registrar" means the Registrar of the Central Council appointed under clause(a) of section 12 of the Act, who shall also act as the Secretary of the Central Council;
(g) "Standing and Ad-hoc Committee" 'means' different committees constituted by the Central Council for general or special purposes under section 10 of the Act;
(h) "Vice-President" means a Vice President of the Central Council elected under sub-section(3) of section 3 of the Act.
3.Office of the Central Council
The Office of the Central Council shall be situated in Delhi.
POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENTS
The President shall exercise such powers and perform duties as may be assigned to him by or under the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder.
(1) The Vice-Presidents shall exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be assigned to him by or under the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder.
(2) If the office of the President is vacant or if the President for any reason is unable to exercise the powers or discharge the functions of his office, the Vice-Presidents, in rotation, for one year at a time shall act in his place and shall exercise the powers and discharge the functions of the President.
The order of the rotation shall be as below:-
(a) Vice-President - Ayurveda
(b) Vice-President - Unani
(c) Vice-President - Siddha
6. Executive Committee
(1) To carry out the functions of the Central Council, when it is not in session, there shall be Executive Committee consisting of the following, namely:
(i) President Ex-officio Chairman
(ii) Vice-President Ex-officio
(iii) Vice-President Ex-officio
(iv) Vice-President Ex-officio
(v) Member elected from amongst themselves, separately by members representing the three different systems of medicine, Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani on the following basis:-
Where the number of members does not exceed 15 ----------------------------------- -1,
Where the number of members exceeds 15 but does not exceed 30 -------------------- -2,
Where the number of members exceeds 30 but does not exceed 45 -------------------- -3,
Where the number of members exceeds 45 ------------------------------------------- -4,
(2) The Registrar, Central Council, shall be the Secretary of the Executive Committee.
7.Functions of the Executive Committee
The Executive Committee shall have powers to discharge the functions of the Central Council, within the framework of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder in accordance with the general policy and principles laid down by the Central Council.
8. When the matter is so urgent that its decision can not wait till the holding of the next meeting of the Executive Committee the same may be decided by circulation to all the members of the Executive Committee.
When the matter is so emergent that even reference to members of the Executive Committee by circulation shall defeat its object, the President may exercise the powers of the Central Council.
Provided that in such cases, the action taken by the President shall be required to be ratified by the Executive Committee at its next meeting.
9. All decisions taken by the Executive Committee shall be placed before the Central Council at its next meeting.
10. One-third of the total number of members of the Executive Committee shall form a quorum and all acts of the Committee shall be decided by a majority of the members present and voting.
11. If at the time appointed for meeting, a quorum is not present, the meeting shall not commence until a quorum is present and if a quorum is not present on the expiration of thirty minutes from the time appointed for the meeting or during the course of any meeting, the meeting shall be adjourned, to such further date and time as the President or any other Person acting as the Chairman may appoint and at an adjourned meeting no quorum shall be necessary for transacting the business of the meeting so adjourned.
12. If the Chairman is absent, the Vice-President for the time being exercising the powers and discharging the functions of the President, or in his absence, any other Vice President in the same order, under regulation 5 shall act as the Chairman of the Executive Committee and in the absence of the President as well as all the Vice-President the members shall elect one amongst themselves to act as the Chairman.
13. In the case of any vacancy which may occur during a recess, the Executive Committee may co-opt a member of the Central Council, representing the same system as the outgoing member, to fill the vacancy until the next meeting of the Council which shall elect one of its members to a member of the Executive Committee.
14. The Executive Committee may invite a member of the Central Council not being a member of the Executive Committee to attend any meeting of the Executive Committee and any member so invited shall be free to participate in the discussions in the Executive Committee but shall not be entitled to vote.
15. The Executive Committee shall ordinarily meet within one week before the meeting of the Central Council, and also at such other time and place, as the Chairman may determine.
16. Notice and agenda of every such meeting of the Executive Committee shall ordinarily be given 12 days before the meeting.
17. The Executive Committee shall consider and report on any subject referred to it by the Central Council or by the President and may with the sanction of the President direct the printing and circulation of such reports among member of the Central Council.
18 (1) A copy the minutes of each meeting of the Executive Committee shall be submitted to the President within 15 days of the meeting and after having been attested by him shall be sent to each member of the Committee within 30 days of the meeting.
(2) If no objection to their correctness is received within 21 days of their despatch, any decisions therein shall be given effect to, provided that the President may, where in his opinion it is necessary or expedient so to do, direct that action be taken on a decision of the Executive Committee before the expiry of the period of fifteen days mentioned above.
(3) The attested minutes of the Executive Committee shall as soon as possible be sent to the member of the Central Council by the Registrar.
19. The Central Council may at any time on the adoption of a motion to this effect appoint a committee (other than the Executive Committee) consisting of any number of its member or resolve itself into a committee for the consideration of any business.
20. A member may at any time without notice move a motion that a Committee of the Central Council be appointed or that the Council may resolve itself into a committee.
21. (1) a motion for the appointment of a committee shall define the functions of the committee and the number of the member to be appointed thereon.
(2) Any member may without notice move a amendment to such motion proposing that the functions or the number of members of the committee be enlarged or reduced.
22. If a motion for the appointment of a Committee is adopted, any member may name the member to be appointed as members of the Committee and any member may then move amendments proposing any addition or deletion of the name and membership shall be decided on the basis of approval of the majority present.
23. If the number of persons proposed as members of the committee does not exceed the total number of members to form the committee, the persons so proposed shall be appointed as member of Committee.
24 (1) The quorum for a committee (other than the Executive Committee) appointed by the Central Council shall be determined at the time of the appointment of the committee and shall not be less that one-third of the members appointed.
(2) The Chairman of every such committee shall be appointed by the Central Council at the time of the appointment of the committee.
25. The Registrar, Central Council, shall be the Secretary of every such committee.
26. The proceedings of the Committee shall be conducted in accordance with the regulations contained in this part.
27. A resolution passed by the committee of the whole Council shall be embodied in a report prepared by the Registrar and signed by the President and shall have no effect unless confirmed by the Central Council at a meeting.
28. A resolution passed by a committee appointed by the Central Council shall be embodied in a report prepared by the Registrar or by the Chairman at the latter's discretion and when signed by the members of the committee with any notes of dissent shall be presented to the Central Council at its next meeting, subject to the provisions regarding notice.
TIME AND PLACE OF AND PREPARATION OF BUSINESS FOR MEETINGS OF THE CENTRAL COUNCIL
29. The meetings of the Central Council shall ordinarily be held at Delhi or at such other place in India and on such dates as may be fixed by the Executive Committee;
Provided that the President may call a special meeting at any time on 15 days notice.
(i) to deal with any urgent matter requiring the attention of the Central Council, or
(ii) on a requisition in writing signed by not less than 24 members and stating the purpose other than that mentioned in the first proviso to clause (b) of regulation 34 and for a purpose within the scope of the Central Council's functions for which they desire the meeting to be called.
30. The first meeting of the Central Council held in any financial year shall be the annual meeting of the Council for that year.
31. At any meeting referred to in the proviso to regulation 29 only the subject or subjects for the consideration of which the meeting has been called shall be discussed.
32. NOTICE OF MEETING
Notice of every meeting other than a special meeting called under the proviso to regulation 29 or under the first proviso to clause (b) of regulation 34 shall be despatched by the Registrar to each member of the Central Council not less than 30 days before the date of the meeting.
33. Agenda Papers
(1) The Registrar shall, with the notice of the meeting, issue preliminary agenda paper showing the business to be brought before the meeting, the terms of all motions to be moved for which the notice in writing has previously reached him and the names of the movers.
(2) A member who wishes to move any motion not included in the preliminary agenda paper or an amendment to any motion so included shall give notice thereof to the Registrar not less than 15 clear days before the date fixed for the meeting.
(3) The Registrar shall, not less than 15 clear days before the date fixed for the meeting or in the case of a special meeting, with the notice of the meeting, issue a complete agenda paper showing the business to be brought before the meeting.
(4) A member who wishes to move an amendment to any item included in the complete agenda paper shall give notice thereof to the Registrar not less than 3 clear days before the date fixed for the meeting.
(5) The Registrar shall, if time permits, cause a list of amendments of which notice has been given under clause (4) to be made available for the use of every member :
Provided that the President may if the Central Council agrees allow a motion to be discussed at a meeting notwithstanding the fact that notice was received late:
Provided further that nothing in this regulation shall operate to prevent the reference the Executive Committee of any matter to the Central Council at a meeting following immediately or too soon after the meeting of the Executive Committee to permit of the notice required under this regulation.
Admissibility of Motion
34 The President shall disallow any motion:
(a) if the matter to which it relates is not within the scope of the Central Council's functions
(b) if it raises substantially the same question as a motion or amendment which has been moved or withdrawn with the leave of the Central Council within one year of the date of the meeting at which it is designed to move:
Provided that such a motion be admitted at a special meeting of the Central Council convened for the purpose on the requisition of not less than 2/3 of the members of the Central Council:
Provided further that nothing in these regulations shall operate to prohibit the further discussion of any matter referred to the Central Council by the Government of India in the exercise of any of its functions under the Act:
(c) if it is not clearly and precisely expressed and does not raise substantially one definite issue; or
(d) if it contains arguments; inferences, ironical expressions, imputations, or defamatory statements:
Provided that if a motion can be rendered admissible amendment the President may in lieu of disallowing the motion, admit it in an amended form.
35. When the President disallows or amends a motion, the Registrar shall inform the member who gave notice of the motion of the order of disallowance or, as the case may be, of the form in which the motion has been admitted.
CONDUCT OF BUSINESS OF MEETINGS OF THE CENTRAL COUNCIL
36. Every meeting of the Central Council shall be presided over by the President or if he is absent, by one of the Vice-Presidents in the order given in sub-regulation (2) of regulation 5 or if the President and the Vice-Presidents are absent, by a Chairman to be elected by the members present from among themselves
All references in this part to the President shall be read as reference to the person for the time being presiding over a meeting.
37. If at any time appointed for a meeting or during the course of a meeting quorum is not present,the meeting shall be adjourned and if a quorum is not present on the expiration of thirty minutes for the time appointed for the meeting or during the course of any meeting, the meeting shall stand adjourned to such future time as the President may appoint.
38. (1) Every matter to be determined by the Central Council shall be determined on a motion moved by a member.
(2) Every motion or amendment shall be seconded and if not seconded shall be deemed to have
(3) When a motion has been seconded, it shall be stated from the Chair.
(4) When a motion has been thus stated, it may be discussed as a question to be resolved either in the affirmative or in the negative or any member may subject to regulation 40 move an amendment to the motion:
Provided that the President shall not allow an amendment to be moved which if it had been a substantive motion would have been inadmissible under regulation 34.
39. When motion identical in purport stand in the names of two or more members, the President shall decide whose motion shall be moved and the other motions shall thereupon be deemed to be withdrawn.
40. (1) An amendment shall be relevant to and within the scope of the motion to which it is proposed.
(2) An amendment may not be moved which has merely the effect of a negative vote.
(3) The President may refuse to put to the Central Council, an amendment, which in his opinion, is frivolous.
41. A motion may be amended by:-
(a) the omission, insertion or addition of words,
(b) the substitution of words for any of the original words.
42. When a motion or amendment is under debate, no proposal with reference thereto shall be made other than-
(a) an amendment of the motion or of the amendment, as the case may be, as proposed in regulation 38;
(b) a motion for the adjournment of the debate on the motion or amendment either to a specified date and hour or sine-die;
(c) a motion for the closure, namely, a motion that the question be now put;
(d) a motion that the Central Council instead of proceeding to deal with the motion, do pass to the next item on the agenda:
Provided that no motion of the nature referred to in clause (b), (c) or (d) shall be moved or seconded by a member who has already spoken on that matter.
43. It shall be in the discretion of the President to put or refuse to put to the Central Council a proposal of the nature referred to in clause (b) of regulation 42.
44. Unless the President is of the opinion that a motion for closure is an abuse of the right of reasonable debate, he shall forth with put a motion that the question be now put and if that motion is carried , the substantive motion or amendment under debate shall be put forthwith:
Provided that the President may allow the mover of the substantive motion to exercise his right of reply before the substantive motion under debate is put.
45. A motion or an amendment which has been moved and seconded shall not be withdrawn save with leave of the Central Council which shall not be deemed to be granted if any member dissents from granting of the leave.
46. When a motion has been moved and seconded, members other than the mover and the seconder may speak on the motion in such order as the President may direct:
Provided that the seconder of a motion or an amendment may with the permission of the President confine himself to seconding the motion or amendment as the case may be and speak thereon at any subsequent stage of the debate.
47. During the meeting the President may at any time make any objection or suggestion to any point to the member in discussion.
48. (1) The mover of a motion, and if permitted by the President, the mover of any amendment shall be entitled to right to final reply; no other member shall speak more than once to any debate except with the permission of the President for the purpose to make a personal explanation or of putting a question to the member then addressing the Council:
Provided that any member at any stage of the debate may rise to a point or order but no speech shall be allowed on that point:
Provided further that a member who has spoken on a motion may speak again on an amendment subsequently moved to the motion.
(2) No member shall, save with the permission of the President, speak for more than five minutes:
Provided that the mover of a motion when bringing the same may speak for ten minutes.
(3) The speech shall be strictly confined to the subject matter of the motion of an amendment, which is under discussion.
(4) Any motion or amendment standing in the name of a member who is absent from the meeting or unwilling to move it may be brought forward by the other member with the permission of the President.
49. (1) A member desiring to make any suggestion on the matter before the Central Council shall speak from his place, shall rise in his seat, and shall address the President.
(2) It at any time the President speaks, any member speaking shall immediately resume his seat.
50. (1) When an amendment to any motion is moved and seconded or when two or more such amendments are moved and seconded, the President shall before taking the sense of the Central Council thereon state to the Council the terms of the original motion and of the amendment or amendment proposed.
(2) An amendment to a motion shall be put to the vote first.
(3) It there be more than one amendment to a motion, the President shall decide in what order they shall be taken.
51. When any motion involving several points has been discussed, it shall be in the discretion of the President to divide the motion and put each or any point separately to vote as he may think it.
52. (1) Vote shall be taken by show of hands or by division or by ballot as the President may direct:
Provided that votes shall be taken by ballot if three members so desire or ask for it:
Provided further that if voting has been by show of hands, division shall be taken if any member asks for it.
(2) The President shall determine the method of taking votes by division.
(3) The result of the votes shall be announced by the President and shall not be challenged.
(4) In the event of equality of votes, the President shall have a second or casting vote.
53. (1) The President may, if deems necessary due to exigencies, at any time, adjourn any meeting
to any future date or to any hour of the same date.
(2) Whenever a meeting is adjourned to a future date, the Registrar shall, if possible, send notice of
the adjournment to every member, who was not present at such meeting.
(3) When a meeting has been adjourned to a future date, the President may change such date to
any other date and the Registrar shall send written notice of the change to each member, and at
least 7 days before such meeting.
(4) At a meeting adjourned to a future date any motion standing over from the previous date, shall
unless the president, otherwise directs, take precedence over other matters on the agenda.
(5) Either at the beginning of the meeting or after the conclusion of the debate on a motion during
the meeting, the President or a member may suggest a change in the order of business on the agenda and if the Central Council agrees such a change shall take place.
(6) No matter which had not been on the agenda of the original meeting shall be discussed at an
54. (1) The President shall decide all points of order which may arise and his decision shall be final.
(2) If any question arises with reference to procedure in respect of a matter for which these
regulations make no provision, the President shall decide the same and his decision shall be final.
55. (1) Five representatives of the Press, at the discretion of the President, and other visitors not
exceeding five at a time may be admitted to the meeting on the production of permits from the Registrar.
(2) A Press representative shall be required to obtain previous approval of the Registrar to the
publication of any report of the proceeding.
(3) The President may at any time hold the meeting in Camera in which case all the Visitors shall be
required to withdraw.
MINUTES OF THE CENTRAL COUNCIL
56. The proceedings of the meetings of the Central Council shall be preserved in the form of minutes which shall be authenticated after confirmation by the signature of the President.
57. A copy of the minutes of each meeting shall be submitted to the President within 10 days of the meeting and attested by him and then it is to be sent to each member within 30 days of the meeting.
58. The minutes of each meeting shall contain such motion and amendments as have been moved and adopted or negatived with the names of the mover and the seconder but without any comment and without any record of observations made by any member in the meeting.
59. (1) If any objection regarding the correctness of the minutes is received within 30 days of the despatch of the minutes, such objection together with the minutes as recorded and decided shall be put before the next meeting of the Central Council for confirmation by the Registrar. At this meeting the question shall be confined only to the correctness of records of the meeting.
(2) Every decision of the Central Council shall be given effect to after the period of thirty days of the despatch of the minutes:-
(i) If no objection as to its correctness is received from any member,
(ii)In case objections are not received from majority of the members present in the meeting, is in the opinion of the President necessary or expedient so to do.
60. The minutes of the Central Council shall, as soon as is practicable after their confirmation, be made up in sheets and consecutively paged for insertion in volume which shall be permanently preserved.
61. (1) A copy of such volume shall be supplied free to each member of the Central Council.
(2) Such copies may be sold to the public at a price to be fixed by the Central Council.
62. (1) A report shall be kept of the observations and of the discussions at the meetings of the Central Council in as accurate a manner as possible for the use of members of the Council.
(2) A detailed verbatim proceedings of the meetings shall be treated as confidential and shall be kept
in the Office and shall be open to members for inspection.
(3) A copy of the proceedings in whole or in part shall be supplied to any member who may apply for it but every such copy shall be marked confidential and be supplied on payment of a sum to be fixed by the President which shall not exceed the cost of copying.
63. No copy of proceedings held in camera shall be supplied but such proceedings may be open to inspection by the members.
REGISTRATION AND FILLING OF CASUAL VACANCIES
64. A member desiring to resign his seat on the Central Council shall send his resignation in writing to the President and every such resignation shall take effect from the date mentioned by him in this behalf or in case no such date is mentioned, from the date of the receipt of his letter by the President after confirmation from the member concerned about his resignation.
65. When a casual vacancy occurs by reason of death, resignation or otherwise of a member, a report shall be made forthwith by the President to the Central Government which shall take steps to have the vacancies filled by nomination or election, as the case may be.
TENURE OF OFFICE AND POWERS AND DUTIES OF REGISTRAR AND OTHER EMPLOYEES OF THE CENTRAL COUNCIL
66. The term of office of Registrar shall be fixed by the Central Council at the time of appointment but he shall normally retire on attaining the age of 60 years :
67.(1) The Registrar shall be the responsible officer of the Central Council.
(2) The Registrar shall be responsible for the safety of the property of the Central Council and the control and management of the office/accounts/correspondence and shall allot and supervise the work of other employees of the Council and perform such other duties as may be required of him by the Council for the purposes of the Act. He shall attend the proceedings of meetings of the Council and Executive Committee and all other committees/sub-committees constituted by the Council.
68. The Registrar shall, not less than 90 days before the expiration of the term of any member, draw the attention of the President to the approaching vacancy and the latter shall forthwith report it to the Central Government for further necessary action.
**69. Other employees of the Central Council shall be required to retire on attaining the age of 60 years :
70. The powers and duties of the other employees shall be such as may be laid down from time to time in the standing orders as may be framed for the purposes by the Central Council.
FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS
71. The Central Council is authorized to receive for the purposes of its expenses, benefactions and contributions from private persons and bodies and the trustees and proceeds of the sale of all reports and other publications.
72. (1) "The bankers of the Central Council of Indian Medicine shall be State Bank of India or any Nationalised Bank, Body corporate constituted under Banking Company Act, 1970.
(2) All funds of the Council shall be deposited in the Council's accounts with the State Bank of India or any other Nationalised Bank referred to in 72(1) above and shall be withdrawn by means of cheques jointly signed by the President or in his absence Vice-President and the Registrar. The cheque books shall remain in the Personal custody of the Registrar."
73. The funds of the Central Council, surplus to current requirements, may on a recommendation by the Treasurer and with the sanction of the Executive Committee be invested in the following manner, namely:-
(a) In National Saving Certificates, units issued by the Unit Trust of India or other securities of any State Government or of the Government of India.
(b) In debentures or other securities for money issued under the authority of an Act of the legislature, established in India or on behalf of any municipal body, Port Trust or City Improvement Trust.
(c) In fixed deposits with the State Bank of India or any other Nationalised bank specified in column 2 of the First Schedule to the Banking companies (Acquisition and Transfer of undertakings) Act, 1970 (5 of 1970).
74. (1) Any investment of the funds of the Central Council shall be made in the name of the Central Council.
(2) The receipts shall remain in the personal charge of the Registrar and shall be verified once in six months, with register of securities maintained under regulation 84 and certificate of verification shall be recorded by the Registrar on the Register and countersigned by the President.
75. Registrar shall prepare detailed estimates of the receipts and expenditure for the next financial year and shall submit the same for the sanction of the Executive Committee at the meetings to be held for the purpose before the first November every year.
76. One copy of the finally sanctioned estimates shall be supplied by the first November to the Secretary, Department of Health, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi.
77. The funds of the Central Council shall not be appropriated for expenditure or any item which has not been duly sanctioned by the Council or by the President or by the Registrar, as the case may be.
78. The primary units of the appropriation shall be pay and allowances staff, contingencies, traveling allowances, honoraria, leave pension and Provident Fund contributions.
79. The President shall have power to appropriate funds from the one unit of appropriation to another within the total, sanctioned estimates.
80. Copies of orders on such re-appropriation shall be communicated to the Executive Committee.
* 81. The Registrar shall have power to sanction expenditure of miscellaneous and contingent nature upto an amount not exceeding Rs.2000/- in each case and expenditure in excess of this amount shall require the sanction of the President.
* 82. A permanent advance of Rs.2000/- shall be made to the Registrar.
83. The Registrar shall be the certifying officer for traveling, halting and other allowances to members, inspectors, visitors and employees of the Central Council.
84. The following account registers of the Central Council shall be maintained, namely:-
1. Cash Book
2. The Classified Abstract
3. The Register of Securities
4. The Register of Stock and Furniture
5. The Register of Stock of cheque books.
6. The Register of leave and pension contributions.
7. The Register of permanent advances
8. Annual accounts.
85. Monthly accounts shall be complied in the classified abstracts according to the primary units of appropriation. Suitable secondary units may be opened at the discretion of the Registrar who shall be responsible for the due preparation and maintenance of all accounts.
86. (1) The Accounts of the Council shall be audited annually by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India or his nominee. If the Comptroller and Auditor General of India declines to undertake the auditing of the accounts of the Council, the Council may appoint a Chartered Accountant with the prior approval of the Central Government. Any expenditure incurred in connection with such audit shall be payable by the Council.
(2) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India and any person appointed by him in connection with the audit of the accounts of the Council shall have the right, privileges and authority in connection with such audit as the Comptroller and Auditor General has in connection with the audit of Government accounts and in particular shall have the right to demand the production of books, accounts, connected vouchers and other necessary documents and papers.
(3) The result of the audit shall be communicated by the Auditor to the Council and after the Executive Committee has considered the same the audit report and the audited statement of accounts shall be forwarded to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Copies of the Audit Report shall at the same time be circulated to all the members of the Council, for information:
Provided, however, if release of Government grant is held up for want of audited accounts. President may forward the audited accounts to the Central Government immediately on receipted of the same from the Auditor.
[Published in Gazette of India w.e.f. 12th February 1983 Part-III - Sec - 4]
These Regulations have subsequently amended vide:-
* Sanctioned by Government of India vide letter No.V.26012/1/96-P&C dated 8.11.96 and published in Gazette of India Part III Section 4 dated 18.3.2000.
** Sanctioned by Government of India vide letter No.V.27020/98/2000-Ay.Desk dated 22.1.2002 and published in Gazette of India Part - III Section 4 dated 18.3.2000 ( Gazette of India w.e.f . 9th March, 2002 Part - III - Section 4).
Corrected on 22.05.2003