Right to Information Act, 2005 (her-in-after Act) provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority. Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited, Manali, Chennai – 600068 (India) is a Public Sector Enterprise.
RTI Information Manual
(Pursuant To Section 4 (1) (B) of the Right to Information Act, 2005)
Chapter-I Particulars of Organisation, Its Functions and Duties
A brief write up on the Company.
The Manali Refinery has a capacity of 10.5 MMTPA and is one of the complex refineries in the country with Fuel, Lube, Wax and Petrochemical feedstocks production facilities.
The main products of the Company are LPG, Motor Spirit, Superior Kerosene, Aviation Turbine Fuel, High Speed Diesel, Naphtha, Bitumen, Lube Base Stocks, Paraffin Wax, Fuel Oil, Hexane and Petrochemical feed stocks. CPCL also supplies Linear Alkyl Benzene Feedstock (LABFS) to a downstream unit for manufacture of Linear Alkyl Benzene.
Pioneering efforts of CPCL:
CPCL had implemented the following projects that were unique and first of its kind in the oil industry:
- Distributed Digital Control System (DDCS)
- Advanced Control and Optimisation Techniques
- City Sewage Reclamation Plant
- Zero Discharge Plant
- RO Rejects Recovery Project
- Sea Water Desalination Project
- Renewable Energy Initiatives – Windmill Farm
PHYSICAL AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE:
|Crude throughput, TMT||10782||9644||10256||10789||10695||10161||8243|
|Distillate yield, %||72.1||72.5||72.6||73.2||74.4||77.6||76.4|
|Energy Index (MBN)||92.5||95.1||92.5||88.6||83.7||81.4||86.5|
FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE: Rs. (Crore)
|Profit before Tax||-742||787||1365||1458||(298)||(3016)||1277|
|Profit after Tax||-39||771||1030||913||(213)||(2078)||238|
|Contribution to exchequer||6723||9326||13706||13289||12417||12640||20205|
Chapter-II Powers and Duties of Officers & Workmen
The powers of the officials are defined at all levels. The duties of the officials and the employees are assigned from time to time.
The powers & duties of the officers and workmen of the Company are derived mainly from job descriptions, manuals, terms and conditions of appointment and Delegation of Authorities enunciated by the Corporation. The officers & workmen of the Company are appointed for carrying out the business operations of the Company, which are in line with the objectives specified in the Memorandum of Association of the Company.
While discharging duties and responsibilities, officers & workmen of the Company are complying with the applicable provisions of statutes and rules and regulations framed thereunder.
Chapter-III. Procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability
Process of decision making Identify key decision making points:-
Overall management of the Company is vested with the Board of Directors of the Company. The Board of Directors is the highest decision making body within the Company.
The day-to-day management of the Company is entrusted on the Managing Director and the Functional Directors and Senior management personnel of the Company.
The Board of Directors has delegated powers to the Managing Director, Functional Directors, who have in turn delegated powers to the Executives of the Company through Delegation of Authority.
The Managing Director, Functional Directors and other Senior management personnel exercise their decision-making powers as per this delegation of authority along with financial limits and guided by various department manuals.
Channels of supervision and accountability in respect of each level:-
The channels of supervision are broadly classified into three levels for Officers, namely, Top Management (consisting of CGMs and functional Directors), Middle Management (consisting of Senior Managers upto General Managers), Junior Management (consisting of Grade A/B/C Officers) and Workmen cadre, consisting of workmen in Ten Grades, namely, PF, PG, P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P7 and P8.
Chapter-IV: The Norms Set for Discharge of Functions
Each Department of the Company, while discharging its function, is guided by Departmental Manuals, which are periodically reviewed and updated.
The company has its Article of Association and well defined procedure and guidelines in the form of delegation of powers, laid down policies and guidelines, manuals, compliance of provisions of various statutes , rules and regulations, guidelines of Department of Public Enterprises, guidelines of Chief Vigilance Commission , Agreement signed with Stock Exchanges for listing of securities, Rules and regulations of SEBI for smooth operations of the Company.
Chapter-V: The Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records held by the Company or under its control or used by its Employees for Discharge of Functions
The overall objectives and framework of rules and regulations of the Company is laid down in the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company. Each Department of the Company, while discharging its functions, is guided by manuals, policy and guidelines, which are periodically reviewed and updated. The conduct of the employees is regulated by the Employees’ (Conduct, Discipline and Appeal Rules) and Standing Orders. In addition, the Company follows the directives and guidelines issued by the Government of India on various matters. The operations of the Company is also guided by the Memorandum of Understanding entered into with the Government of India.
The Company issues administrative instructions from time to time for facilitating discharge of its functions in a systematic manner.
Chapter-VI: Statement of Categories of Documents that are held by the Company or under its control
The company holds the commercial and technical documents relating to the business operations of the company in the form of files,registers and /or electronic formats , as per the company’s requirements from time to time.
The Company maintains various statutory documents, registers, books, licenses, Various finctional HR Manual, Accounting Manual, Corporate IT Policy, Material Management Manual, SAP Manual, Engineering Manual, Safety Manual, Health awareness & occupational Health Manual, Vigilance Manual, agreement etc. for the business operation of the Company, as required under various statutes, rules and regulation as well as Delegation of authorities for the smooth functioning of the Company.
Chapter-VII: Particulars of Arrangement for Consultation with the Members of the Public in relation to the Formulation of Policy or Implementation Thereof
CPCL is a Commercial Organisation and policies formulated by it relate to its internal management and therefore, there is no requirement for consultation with the members of the Public prior to formulation of its internal policies. However, internal policies of the Company are formulated in compliance with the applicable provisions of the statutes, rules and regulations etc.
Members of the Public can represent any of their views/grievance relating to Company’s policies and implementation thereof through e-mail, the details of which have been spelt out in the website of the Company at www.cpcl.co.in. As and when any grievance is received through the e-mail or in the form of correspondence, such representation/grievance are examined and the replies are sent promptly.
For tendering parties, a mechanism has been provided for redressal of grievances. The details have been displayed in the Company’s website at https://cpcl.co.in/connect/citizen-charter/public-grievance/ .
Chapter-VIII: Statement on the Board & Sub Committees of the Board and other Committees
The Management of the Company is vested with the Board of Directors. In terms of the Articles of Association of the Company, the Company should have minimum three Directors and maximum Twenty-Two Directors. The Board comprises of Functional Directors, Govt. Nominee Directors and Independent Directors. The Board has constituted various committees with specific powers and distinct roles and responsibilities. The details of the Board of Directors and constitution of various committees of the board are hosted on our website at www.cpcl.co.in.
The meeting of the Board of Director and Committees of the Board are not accessible for public. Similarly, the Minutes Books of the Board of Directors and Committees of the Board are not open for inspection by public.
Chapter-IX: Directory of Officers and Workmen
Chapter-X: Statement of Monthly Remuneration of Officers and Workmen including the System of Compensation
|Directory of Officers and Workmen (01.06.2021)|
|Pay Scale||No. of Employees|
|Grade||Pay Scale||Designation||No. of Employees|
|A1||`60000-180000||Sr. Officer / Sr. Engineer||
|`120000-280000||Chief General Manager||
Chapter-XI: Budget Allocation and Expenditure
Budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made
The Company has a system of preparing a Plan and Non-Plan Capital Expenditure Budget every year. The Company’s capital Expenditure is guided by these Budgets.
Click here to view “Capital Budget”
Chapter-XII: Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and details of beneficiaries of such programmes
Manner of Execution
Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and details of beneficiaries of such programmes
Chapter-XIII: Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it
Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it
Chapter-XIV: Details in respect of the information available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form
Details in respect of the information available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form
The information related to Company Profile/Business is available at the Company’s website at www.cpcl.co.in.
Chapter-XV: Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or a reading room, if maintained for public use
Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or a reading room, if maintained for public use
The public, desirous of getting information, may contact the Public Information Officer or Assistant Public Information Officers, the details of which are given in Answer to Sl.No.16:
Chapter-XVI: Names, Designation and other particulars of Central Public Information Officers
Appointment of Nodal Officers
|Name of the Officials||Designation||Location|
|Mr.Lalit Kumar Mohanty
Deputy Company Secretary
|Public Information Officer||Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited
No.536, Anna Salai, TeynampetChennai-600 018
Ph. No. 044 24349542
|Assistant Public Information Officer||Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited
Cauvery Basin Refinery,
Panangudi, Nannilam Taluk,
Ph. No. 04365 – 256403
General Manager (DLO)
|Assistant Public Information Officer||Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited
Delhi Liaison Office
105-109, Ansal Chambers-INo.3, Bhikaji Cama PlaceR.K.Puram,
New Delhi-110 066
Ph. No. 011-26106341/2
|Appellate Authority||Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited
Manali Refinery Manali,Chennai
Ph. No. 044-24342620/044-25941730
Click here to view “Appointment of Nodal Officers”
Chapter-XVII: Such other information as may be required
1)Guide for seeking information: Applicants should apply as per RTI Act, 2005
“All requests to the PIO shall include a self-declaration by the public that they are the citizens of India. CPCL reserves the right to demand proof of citizenship at any point of time”
Fees and Mode of Payment for obtaining Information:
Rates as per notification dated 16.09.2005 from Director, Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
All Remittance through Demand Draft/Banker’s Cheque, to be addressed to “Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited A/c: Misc. – RTI 2005″, payable at Chennai.
“No Fee need to be paid by the persons living below the poverty line for seeking information under the Right to Information Act,2005”
2) Training of CPIO/APIO:
Chapter-XVIII: Information related to Procurement and Tender (DoP&T's O.M. No. F. No.1/6/2011-IR dated 15-04.2013)
All procurement tenders are being published in the CPCL e-tender portal, CPPP Portal or GeM Portal. Details of all work orders placed on nomination basis are being published in the CPCL website on a monthly basis. Also the details of the high value orders (75% by Value) awarded are being e-published on CPCL website on monthly basis at www.cpcl.co.in.
Chapter-XIX: Public Private Partnerships (DoP&T's O.M. No. F. No.1/6/2011-IR dated 15-04.2013)
Chapter-XX: Transfer Policy and Transfer Orders (DoP&T's O.M. No. F. No.1/6/2011-IR dated 15-04.2013)
Chapter-XXI: RTI Applications and Appeals received and disposed (DoP&T's O.M. No. F. No.1/6/2011-IR dated 15-04.2013)
Chapter-XXIII: Citizens Charter
Chapter-XXIV: Discretionary and Non-discretionary grants (DoP&T's O.M. No. F. No.1/6/2011-IR dated 15-04.2013)
Chapter-XXVI: No. of employees against whom Disciplinary action has been proposed/taken
Chapter-XXVII: Form of accessibility of information manual / handbook
Chapter-XXVIII: Whether information manual / handbook available free of cost or not
Information manual available free of cost at URL link; https://cpcl.co.in/connect/citizen-charter/right-to-information/